Character Filled Cottage From a Bygone Era (circa 1948)
A home steeped in history, it was originally built for workers on the Snowy Hydro, the area residents were predominantly migrants - hence the term Little Italy was born for the area around Bungonia Street. At the time one of public services high ranking officials did not like what he saw as he drove around, hence ordering trees to be planted in the suburb - the things that make the area so picturesque and desirable for the residents of Narrabundah.
The warm and glow of the home is noticeable from the moment you walk up to the driveway, paved with bricks that are synonymous with the heritage of our city - Canberra reds!
It's light filled living areas are complimented by the beautiful timber floors that grace the main residence. The addition of the spacious separate studio to the rear offers enormous flexibility for any family situation or even work from home/run a business.
A warm community of neighbours, coupled with it's intricate laneways throughout the suburb, ease of access to local amenities plus only moments away from the vibrancy of the popular Fyshwick Markets and the Kingston/Manuka lifestyle precincts - an inspection of 9 Bungonia Street is highly reommended, Shepp the home's "barkitect" will warmly welcome you!
Reasons to purchase: -Separate studio to the rear with separate access -Renovated kitchen with European appliances -Freshly treated timber floors -Alfresco area -10 x Solar panels (roof installed) -Large vegetable garden -Long paved driveway for off street parking -Minutes to Fyshwick Markets/Kingston/Manuka -Upgraded exterior metal cladding in 2013 -Rental Potential: $550-$600 per week -Rates: $2,301.26 p/a