This week, we shine the spotlight on Weston and if you’ve been lucky to call this suburb home, you’d know that it’s one of Canberra’s quiet achievers.
Surrounded by green pastures and thriving businesses, this suburb has a sense of resilience to it, having been impacted by Canberra’s 2003 bushfires.
Conveniently located only 15 minutes from Canberra and within walking distance to nearby nature trails and gardens, Weston is a suburb worth considering as your next neighbourhood.
Median house price: $756,000
Median unit price: $547,000
26 McConchie Circuit, $1.55 million
8 Ewers Lane, $1.33 million
8 Fereday Street, $1.316 million
34 Sellbach Street, $1.27 million
26 Rubbo Crescent, $1.26 million
Eat and drink
When it comes to foodie hotspots, Weston has a plethora of options to choose from.
If you’re looking for some hearty dinner spots, The Meating Room is a vibrant place to be. From their mouth-watering wood-fired pizzas and slow-cooked beef ribs to their delicious cocktail menu, it will have you visiting more than once.
For your caffeine fix, or brunch spot, head to Little Billy’s and try their Georgia Special, the smashed avo – a favourite among locals.
See and do
An outdoor oasis in Weston is the Fetherston Gardens, which was once home to the CIT School of Horticulture. Spanning 3.5 hectares, it’s the perfect place for an afternoon stroll or a picnic with families and friends.
Cooleman Court shopping centre is where locals get their groceries and more. Some of its treasures include Songland Records, a local landmark since 1995, and Cooleman Court Beauty Centre, where you can escape and recharge.
And the weekend wouldn’t be complete without picking up a floral bunch at Miss Moss Flowers, which has a beautiful range of arrangements to brighten up your home.
Allhomes’ top pick for homes for sale in Weston:
This four-bedroom townhouse offers panoramic views towards Mount Stromlo and Black Mountain Tower.
Price guide: $880,000 +
Agent: Hayman Partners, Brett Hayman 0411 414 624