Auction 30/11/19

6 Downes Place,Hughes ACT 2605

Block size: 1030 m² approx.UV: $902,000 (2019)

Opportunity to create your dream home perched high on the hill in popular Hughes

This perfectly situated block is a rare opportunity to purchase the ideal canvas for building or renovating your dream home in one of the most sought after streets in Hughes. The four bedroom original home of approximately 177m2 is spread over 1030m2 of land, with the elevated location, spectacular views across Woden, and a northerly aspect offering great space and light.

On entry, you are greeted with a spacious living area with charming French doors opening onto the covered terrace - the perfect spot to sit and watch the sunset and enjoy the views. At the rear is a large timber kitchen overlooking an east-facing courtyard and a covered patio with access to the back garden.

All bedrooms are at the northern end of the home enjoying great privacy and light, and all have built-in robes, while the master bedroom also includes an ensuite. A generous bathroom, separate toilet, and laundry accommodate busy family life.

The property is spoilt for storage with a large hallway cupboard, a built-in-robe to the laundry and an abundance of storage space under the house. An added bonus is the enclosed single garage downstairs plus a covered double carport.

The home is located in tightly held Downes Place with access to the Federal Golf Club and the Red Hill Nature Reserve. The elevated block offers beautiful panoramic views of the Woden Valley and Brindabella ranges. Close to schools, local shops, medical facilities, the Westfield Woden shopping centre, local fitness centres, and only a short drive to the City Centre.

Don't miss out on this popular location with amazing potential to renovate or rebuild to taste.


Elevated location with panoramic views across Woden to the Brindabella Ranges
Northerly aspect to the front of block
Spacious combined lounge room and dining room
Four bedrooms with built-in robes
Master bedroom with ensuite
Family bathroom and separate toilet
Laundry with external door
French doors to covered terrace
Ducted gas heating
Split-system reverse cycle air-conditioning
Alarm system
Generous storage in and under the house
Single garage
Double carport
Nearby access to Federal Golf Club and Red Hill Nature Reserve
Close to schools, local shops, medical facilities, local fitness centres, and Woden shopping centre
Amazing potential to renovate or rebuild
Block size approximately 1030m2
Living size approximately 177m2
EER 1.5
Rates: $5,437
Unimproved land value: $902,000
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Built-In Wardrobes
  • Close To Schools
  • Close To Shops
  • Close To Transport
  • Secure Parking
Can I afford this property?


Saturday, 16 Nov
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM


Saturday, 30 Nov
12:30 PM
Auction Location: On site

Key Details

Property Type:House
Block Size:1030 (approx)
Unimproved Value:$902,000 (2019)
Ray White Canberra
Next Inspection:
Sat 16 Nov,
11:00 AM

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Block 6 Section 5 Hughes
Block size: 1030 (approx)
Unimproved value: $902,000 (2019)
Legal description: WODE/HUGH/5/6/
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What's Nearby

Hughes Primary SchoolPrimary School
Alfred Deakin High SchoolHigh School
The Canberra HospitalHospital
Woden PlazaMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
Royal College Of NursingCollege
Deakin West Post OfficePost Office

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