Winter is coming. Gone are the long summer evenings sitting outside with an icy drink, instead replaced with a warm rug and hot beverage.
Over the past few days Canberra has experienced its first taste of winter and if it’s anything to go by, it’s going to be a cold one.
If you’re in the market for a home and staying warm this winter is a priority here’s a selection of Canberra houses and units currently on the market that will help do just that.
103 Schlich Street, Yarralumla (pictured above)
Auction: 11am, June 2.
4 bed, 2 bath, 2 parking
Quality and attention to detail underlies this Yarralumla home set on a beautiful tree-lined street. There is a Cheminees Phillipe wood fireplace in the formal lounge and dining room, great for entertaining or simply snuggling up in front of with a good book. The home also features ducted heating.
Agent: Luton Properties Manuka, Richard Luton & Sophie Luton, 0418 697 844 & 0410 750 413
4 bed, 3 bath, 2 parking
A newly built home in the heart of Belconnen, this Weetangera home is a stunning fusion of function and form that perfectly blends into its environment. The home features ducted reverse cycle air conditioning and heating and solar hot water. With an outstanding EER of 8 the home takes full advantage of its sunny aspect and is well insulated, meaning you can expect energy costs to be low.
Agent: Ray White Canberra, Peter Walker & Bree Parker, 0418 628 043 & 0450 566 150
4 bed, 2 bath, 2 parking
Recently renovated, this Spence home is spacious with an open-plan design offering a seamless flow throughout. Ducted gas heating and a cosy combustion fireplace will ensure you are kept warm throughout the winter months.
Agent: LJ Hooker Kippax, Peta Barrett & Jeremy Julian, 0499 044 028 & 0423 141 529
4 bed, 3 bathroom, 2 parking
A solid family home in the heart of Canberra’s south. This Fadden home is well insulated with double brick and there’s ducted reverse cycle heating and air conditioning throughout. The lounge room also features a gas fireplace.
Agent: LJ Hooker Tuggeranong, Andrew Curren, 0424 288 717
Photo: Michelle Higgs
2 bed, 1 bath, 1 ensuite, 2 parking
North facing with large windows offering an abundance of natural light, this Forrest apartment is a great opportunity for downsizers. An EER of 6 ensures low energy costs, with reverse cycle air conditioning offering extra comfort.
Agent: Berkely Residential, Peter Salapatas & Bill Lyristakis, 0439 828 800 & 0418 626 593
1 bed, 1 bath, 2 parking
This Kingston unit is perfect for a single person or couple. The split system air conditioner warms the entire unit with full height, north windows offering a stream of natural light, ensuring you can take advantage of the winter sun.
Agent: Cream Residential, Jane Kusetic, 0408 662 119
5 bed, 2 bathroom, 2 parking
Filled with sunlight from floor to ceiling this upgraded ex-government Wanniassa home is ideal for a large family. Everyone in the home will be kept warm with split systems in each bedroom and in the living room. Double glazed windows also help to shield from the cold.
Agent: One Agency, Andrew Thorpe, 0402 017 912