Auction 30/05/19

53 Wybalena Grove,Cook ACT 2614

House5bedrooms2bathrooms2carport spaces
UV: $18,279,000 (2018)


We couldn't be more excited to bring this spectacular, architecturally designed townhouse to the market. Five bedrooms, set over two storeys with cedar-framed, over-sized, double glazed windows providing natural light and views from every room, it boasts the most incredible connection with the surrounding native bushland.

Renovated and extended in line with the original character, the property exudes warmth and modernist style. Cleverly designed to integrate beautifully with the natural landscape this complex is considered part of Canberra's architectural history.

Connect with your neighbours, originally built as a co-operative, Wybalena Grove is a tightly held community with shared communal vegetable gardens, tennis court, pizza oven and playgrounds spread across 30 acres of native gardens.

.designed by renowned architect Michael Dysart
.renovated and extended, true to the original character of the design
.incredible natural light and garden views from every room
.fully renovated kitchen with stone benchtops, gas cooking, dishwasher and 1.5 oven
.five bedrooms all with built in robes
.double-glazed windows, LED lighting, added insulation
.courtyard at front plus extensive private decked garden and entertaining space to rear with spectacular native bushland backdrop
.abundant roof space storage
.premium position backing reserve
.reverse cycle air conditioning
.double carport plus easy access to visitors parking
.14,000 litre water tank
.bike paths with some of the best scenic views in Canberra and nearby bus stop with quick, direct connections to the ANU, CSIRO, and the City
.short walk to local primary & secondary schools, Jamison Shopping Centre, and health & fitness facilities
.abundant birdlife and other wildlife
.ideal for bushwalking & walks to nearby Mt Painter with stunning views across the ACT & beyond
.beautifully maintained communal facilities including communal gardens, pizza oven, playgrounds and tennis court
.EER 3.5
.living space 160m2 (approx.)
.block 420m2 (approx.)
.land rates $2153.55 per annum (approx.)
.body corp $1480.94 per annum (includes building insurance)
.built 1977

Wybalena Grove was established in the Canberra suburb of Cook in 1975, and comprises 105 townhouse units in a bushland setting of 30 acres. The townhouses vary in size between 60 m2 for a single bedroom unit to 180m2 for a five bedroom unit. Units are grouped in twos, threes, or fours. They are stepped back such that each unit has privacy from its neighbours and unobstructed views. All units have a northerly aspect. Shared facilities include a playing oval, tennis court, pizza oven, and children's playgrounds. A solar generation system sufficient to match the site's requirement for public area lighting is installed.

Wybalena Grove was established in 1974 by the Cook-Aranda Cooperative Housing Society. The Cooperative was formed at a time when there was interest in alternative forms of housing and when there was an influx of people moving to Canberra from other places. The origins of this interest resulted from a complex interaction of factors. Some wanted to explore the idea of 'living cooperatively'. Another group saw the Cooperative as a means to reduce building costs by using the same materials and building at the same time.

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Property Type:House
Unimproved Value:$18,279,000 (2018)


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What's Nearby

St Vincent's Primary SchoolPrimary School
Canberra High School, MacquarieHigh School
Calvary Private HospitalHospital
Jamison CentreMajor Shopping Centre
University Of Canberra, BruceUniversity
Lake Ginninderra CollegeCollege
Jamison Post OfficePost Office
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