The end of 2021 is so close, one can almost touch it, but one thing that keeps on spinning is Canberra’s property market. It’s been quite the year for the real estate industry, highlighted by record-breaking sales and, of course, low-interest rates.
As buyers pounced on new homes that swung their doors open throughout the year, which homes really piqued our interest this year and sent us into a real estate daydream?
We’ve gathered the 10 most-viewed listings of 2021 that Canberrans couldn’t get enough of.
This five-bedroom home is on more than 2800 square metres of land. Built in 2000 and awarded ACT House of the Year that same year, you can imagine the grandeur and sophistication that oozes from the home.
This two-storey $2.05 million home was crafted from the ground up by a builder for his own family, with special emphasis on form, functionality and a little bit of fun for kids and adults alike.
It wouldn’t be a Canberra property wrap-up without a trip down the golden mile. On more than 2000 square metres of land, this Mugga Way abode has a luxe kitchen, a gated circular driveway, an eight-car garage and five bedrooms.
This two-bedroom newly-renovated apartment was perched 17 floors above the bustling streets of NewActon and boasted perhaps the most breathtaking views of Canberra ever seen. This home also featured on the cover of the Allhomes magazine in June.
This two-storey Terry Ring-designed architectural masterpiece was on the market for the first time since it was built. It featured a circular driveway surrounded by mature gardens, high ceilings and spacious living and dining areas, and a vergola-covered al fresco dining space, fully equipped outdoor kitchen and a resort-quality pool and spa.
This five-bedroom grand residence fetched $3.25 million when it sold under the hammer in August, setting a new suburb and overall Molonglo Valley region record. It had multiple living areas bathed in natural light and a kitchen that was both stylish and functional.
No. 14 Musgrave Street was made for those who enjoyed the finer things in life, boasting luxurious fixtures, fittings and smart home inclusions. It had a garage for eight cars with an electronic turntable for car enthusiasts and a lift from the basement to every level.
Designed by award-winning architects Collins Pennington Architects and built by Block Constructions, this home boasts a 20-metre infinity pool, a seven-car garage that also includes a fully equipped home theatre, games room and an art studio. When it sold at auction in November, it also set the record for the highest-value sale via auction in ACT history.
Guests would leave this home with a lasting impression thanks to its light-filled spaces, expansive living and dining areas that transition seamlessly to sun-drenched terraces and al fresco area overlooking the sparkling swimming pool, tennis court and amazing views.
Situated on a beautiful tree-lined street, this home was custom designed by Tomi Milin. It features multiple living zones, a practical floor plan, a stunning pool and a covered al fresco area all on a low-maintenance landscaped block.