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9 Barkly Crescent, Forrest ACT 2603

Block size: 2006 m² approx.UV: $3,225,000 (2023)

Elegantly renovated residence; an estate in the Inner South

Arguably Canberra's and the Inner South's most charming street and sought-after enclave. Barkly Crescent with its famous canopy of Spanish Oaks boasts an amazing fully renovated residence with garden cottage set in manicured park-like grounds of over 2000m2.

An enlarged home offering the charm and character of the 1927's era but all the amenities of a brand-new home. Spacious accommodation includes large separate sitting and dining rooms boasting beautiful engineered timber floors, a master-chef's kitchen, fully equipped butler's pantry with separate entrance and family room glassed to invite the northerly light and garden vistas inside.

The main bedroom suite has an incredible ensuite with private garden courtyard, large separate dressing room with abundant wardrobes. There are three additional bedrooms, one also ensuited, and large office or nursery adjacent to main bedroom.

Also on this estate is a new studio/cottage with studio/workshop facilities, bathroom and kitchenette style area. A large verandah captures its own private north-facing garden.

A spectacular covered alfresco barbeque area overlooks the superbly landscaped garden and sparkling in-ground pool.

The impressive list on inclusions goes on with a 3-car garage plus separate 4th garage.

A secure gated and fenced property offering an opportunity to acquire a residence with no further changes to be made.

Walk down this lovely, picturesque street and through the leafy neighbourhood to Manuka Village and to excellent schools nearby. You will be overwhelmed by this offering.


Fully landscaped, beautiful established gardens designed by Paul Barisic-Bentley (LandArt) with extensive stone walls. Automatic watering and garden lighting

Gated & fenced. Remote controlled electric driveway gates

Off street parking for 2 vehicles plus 2 additional hardstand parking spaces at rear

Triple car garage with automatic door and three phase power (suitable for electric vehicle charging connector)

Separate single car garage
3.2 KW solar panels

Northerly aspect to the rear

Travertine pavers throughout garden and pool areas

Extensive use of double glazed "tilt and turn" windows

LED downlights

Ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling (new unit installed in 2023). Zonable with electronic control panel

Engineered blackbutt timber floors

Formal lounge room with fireplace

Formal dining room with bar and large Vintec dual zone wine fridge

Study/ nursery adjoining master overlooking gardens

Open plan family and meals area with built-in entertainment unit, display unit and large sliding door to alfresco and northerly courtyard adjoining pool

Automatic blinds to kitchen and family

Kitchen with breakfast bar, two Miele ovens, built-in Liebherr fridge, Miele induction cooktop and Miele dishwasher. Large picture windows overlooking gardens

Walk-in pantry with large pull-out larder, sink, additional fridge space, second Miele dishwasher and external access

Master bedroom with built-in-robes and dressing room with full height storage

Ensuite with in-floor heating, heated towel rail, large bath and shower – overlooking lovely private garden courtyard with water feature

Bedroom two with built-in-robes and ensuite with infloorheating and heated towel rail

Bedroom three with built-in-robes

Bedroom four with built-in-robe

Main bathroom with infloor heating, heated towel rail. Separate toilet/ guest powder room

Separate laundry with infloor heating

Covered alfresco entertainment area with Weber Summit BBQ and overhead alfresco heater

In-ground fully tiled swimming pool – programmable salt chlorinator & electric heat pump. Concealed cover and robotic cleaner

Separate pool equipment courtyard with large lockable storeroom

Separate studio – fully tiled. 2 rooms with double glazed windows and french doors opening onto private rear verandah overlooking back garden. Kitchenette, bathroom with shower, infloor heating and heated towel rail. Linen/ storage cupboard and separate ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling

New plumbing and electrics. Internet cabling throughout (including Studio). Home, outbuildings and landscaping completed in 2021 - retains1927 charm and high ceilings with modern amenity and lots of light.

Quality carpets and window coverings

Land Size: 2006m2 approx

UCV: $3,225,000 approx

EER: 4

Land Rates: $13,328 P/A approx

Living Area: 281m2 approx

Workshop/Studio: 52.6m2approx

Garage: 58.5m2 approx

Single Garage: 18m2 approx


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Unimproved Value:
$3,225,000 (2023)

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Luton Properties Manuka

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Block 20 Section 4 Forrest
Block size: 2006 (approx)
Unimproved value: $3,225,000 (2023)
Legal description: CANB/FORR/4/20
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What's nearby

Forrest PrimaryPrimary School
Telopea High SchoolHigh School
The Canberra HospitalHospital
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
Aust. Federal Police CollCollege
Manuka Post OfficePost Office
Canberra Institute Of TechnologyTafe

Property history

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Property History
02 Mar 2024
Sold at auction
Luton Properties Manuka
Contract: 02/03/2024
Listed: 14/12/2023
Days on market: 79
Block size: 2006m²
Transfer type: Full transfer

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Average Age
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Unimproved value for Forrest
Listing ID: 182165782. This listing has been viewed 11745 times. It was first displayed on 14/12/2023 and last updated on 20/03/2024.
Allhomes acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, traditional custodians of the lands where Allhomes is situated. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region. We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose lands we work.
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