27 Fishburn Street,Red Hill ACT 2603

Block size: 1161 m² approx.House size: 288 m² approx.UV: $1,185,000 (2019)


This is a bespoke home packed full of great ideas that every family is bound to appreciate and one that a lucky buyer will enjoy for many years.

A winning partnership between the original owners and award-winning architect Paul Tilse has delivered a family home that breaks through the usual conventions of design with a focus on exacting detail and the incorporation of technology that enhances home comfort.
Great design, is indeed, in the details and the subtlety of these may be invisible to the casual visitor but, once identified, raises the spirits in admiration.

The home is set behind a low maintenance front garden of lawn and carefully selected plantings. The building casts a low and pleasing silhouette that appeals in its traditional Canberra palette of grey render with Cedar highlights. An exterior bluestone feature wall continues into the foyer. This is no veneer, but weighty, hand-selected stones fitted to a metal frame that distributes the enormous weight.

The home's floorplan is, essentially perpendicular planes connected by a short flight of stairs. This gives the home its definition: the upper level houses four bedrooms, the bathrooms, powder room and a rumpus room. The lower level, the family/kitchen/dining area, a living room/home theatre, a study, generous laundry, mudroom and internal access to the double garage (plus storage).

The ceiling in the family/kitchen/dining area conceals the incorporation of app-controlled blinds set to lower and raise depending on the time of day, a feature that further promotes home comfort. That system operates throughout the home. All windows are double-glazed and are electrically controlled to promote cross ventilation. And talking of windows - an oversized picture window dominates the family/kitchen/dining area and takes in the outdoor swimming pool, garden and views beyond.
The chef's kitchen features a giant quartzite stone splashback. With the press of a button, the downdraft Miele exhaust rangehood neatly concealed rises silently from the Miele induction cooktop.

The kitchen benchtop also oversized in quartzite, stretches to some four metres. There are three Miele ovens including a steam combination oven and, for added convenience, there's a generous butler's pantry that's ideal for preparation, benchtop appliances, dishwashing and storage of non-perishable foodstuffs.

The living room/home theatre is devoted to technology. There's a three-metre screen with a 4K high definition projector and 12 speaker Atmos integrated sound systems that could put some cinemas to shame. There's also a 1.5m frameless Escea gas fireplace beneath the screen that's protected by extra thermal insulation.

If that's not enough entertainment for the family, then step outside. The grey paved outdoor entertaining space is contained under the main roof and highlighted by a built-in wood-burning open fire with stainless steel flue.

There's also an 9m concrete tiled solar heated swimming pool that's self-cleaning with an advanced underwater vacuuming system from which, no debris can escape.
When not in use, a retractable pool cover that's strong enough to walk on enhances the pool's protection from leaf debris, solar efficiency and provides another layer of child safety.

Children will love the space and light of their bedrooms with views over the pool. Each room incorporates bespoke cabinetry providing built-in robes, further storage, window seats and study desks. The kids will also love the generous rumpus room, custom cabinetry, and access to a front garden courtyard.They share a main bathroom that wouldn't be out of place in a five-star hotel.The expansive parent's retreat takes up the north-east corner of the home with views toward Mount Ainslie, complete by a bank of bespoke robes, a walk-through robe and an oversized ensuite dominated by a free-standing Victoria + Albert bathtub.
This is a home that sets new standards. The needs of family living have been carefully considered and addressed with thoughtful design, augmented by the best technology can deliver. All of this in a leafy, quiet Red Hill street that's a stroll away from Canberra's most highly regarded schools, shops, the parliamentary triangle and just about everywhere else.

Premium Red Hill location
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2 living areas
Miele Appliances
Butlers' pantry
Oversized stone kitchen benchtop and splashback
Custom cabinetry
9 metre concrete salt solar heated swimming pool
Infloor Pool Cleaning System + Remco pool cover
Fine Oak Flooring Tongue & Groove
Argon filled thermally broken Double glazing
Ducted heating and cooling
Hydronic in slab underfloor heating
Somfy App controlled Verosol Motorised blinds
Electric controlled windows
Concealed Centor Screens
Frameless Escea Gas Heater
4K Sony home theatre projector
120 inch Elite Screen
12 speaker Atmos sound system
Internal Cat 6 network
Home security
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Key Details

Property Type:House
Block Size:1161 (approx)
House Size:288 (approx)
Unimproved Value:$1,185,000 (2019)
Stamp Duty:$136,200
Rates:Approx. $7,094 pa (Assuming residential)
Land Tax:Approx. $12,274 pa (If rented out)
Peter Blackshaw Manuka
Next Inspection:
Wed 13 Nov,
6:00 PM

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Block 23 Section 22 Red Hill
Block size: 1161 (approx)
Unimproved value: $1,185,000 (2019)
Legal description: CANB/REDH/22/23/
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What's Nearby

St Bede's Primary SchoolPrimary School
Telopea High School, BartonHigh School
The Canberra HospitalHospital
Woden PlazaMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
St Bedes CollegeCollege
Red Hill Post OfficePost Office

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