Sold
$500,000
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17/1 Gordon Street, City ACT 2601

Apartment
1116.0
UV: $30,800,000 (2022)

Luxury City Living: Picture 'The Metropolitan' Lifestyle

Step into 'The Metropolitan', where modern living effortlessly melds with tranquility, and the city's pulse beats right at your doorstep. Picture inviting friends for leisurely Friday drinks, soaking up the vibrant street ambiance - that nearby café promises to be your cherished retreat. With an array of trendy cafes and bars just steps away, and the iconic Lake Burley Griffin within easy reach, why resist the allure of metropolitan living? Picture the lifestyle.

Discover a meticulously maintained, generously sized apartment with an internal entrance on the upper level. Its clever three-level design, reminiscent of a townhouse, is complemented by dual balconies flooding the space with natural light and fresh breezes. Thoughtful touches like downlights, a study nook, and convenient storage enhance its allure.

The open-plan kitchen beckons with a sleek stone benchtop and a versatile movable island. Equipped with Fisher & Paykel appliances, including an electric oven and cooktop, alongside a dishwasher, it ensures seamless culinary adventures. The spacious living room, adorned with lofty high ceilings and a split system for comfort, offers ample space for relaxation and entertainment. Plus, a dedicated study nook promises a serene spot for focused work or quiet contemplation.

Retreat to the generously sized bedroom, easily accommodating a king-size bed, complete with a built-in robe for organized storage. Step out onto the balcony for tranquil moments amidst lush garden views. The European-style bathroom, boasting a 5.5kg washer/dryer combo and tasteful tiling, exudes functionality and style.

Convenience is key, with a Colorbond storage cage in the car space and ample parking for one vehicle. 'The Metropolitan' doesn't just promise luxury living; it delivers with resort-style amenities like an indoor heated lap pool, sauna, and fully equipped gym. BBQ facilities in the common courtyard beckon outdoor gatherings, while a rubbish chute ensures easy waste disposal.

Investment Opportunity: This apartment presents a unique chance for discerning buyers and savvy investors alike, with its track record as a successful Airbnb highlighting its potential in Canberra's thriving rental market. Don't miss out on owning a slice of luxury in the heart of the city.

The Perks:
· Clever three-level design with internal entrance on upper level
· Developed by Amalgamated Property Group
· North facing aspect for ample sunlight year round
· Two balconies for ample natural light and cross ventilation
· Study nook and additional storage
· Open-plan kitchen with stone benchtop and movable island
· Fisher & Paykel electric oven, cooktop, and dishwasher
· Lofty high ceilings in living room
· Split system for comfort
· Generous bedroom with built-in robe and balcony access
· European laundry with 5.5kg LG washing machine + Fisher & Paykel dryer
· Colorbond storage cage in car space
· Resort-style amenities: indoor heated lap pool, sauna, fully equipped gym
· BBQ facilities in common courtyard
· Rubbish chute for easy waste disposal
· Pet-friendly policy (subject to body corporate notification)
· NBN connectivity with FTTB
· Walking distance to an array of Canberra's trendiest cafes & bars
· Less than 10-minute walk to The Australian National University & scenic Lake Burley Griffin

The Numbers:
· Internal living area: 71m²
· Balconies: 8m²
· Total: 79m²
· Level: 2.5
· Build: 2007
· Strata levies: $1,386.5 p.q. (approx.)
· General rates: $459.25 p.q (approx.)
· Land tax (investors only): $548 p.q (approx.)
· Water & sewerage rates: $167.50 p.q. (approx.)
· Rental potential: $520/pw (approx.)
· Potential to rent the car space alone for $75/week or $3,900/year
· EER: 6 stars
· Strata manager: Signature Strata.

Explaining the private treaty process:
· To ensure a fair & equitable process, all offers are confidential. This gives our buyers peace of mind that
we will not disclose an offer to another buyer in an attempt to force that buyer's intent. For guidance on
when offers close and how best to submit an offer, please contact the agent directly.
Features
  • Allocated Car Space
nbn® Fibre to the Building (FTTB) is available in this property
Max wholesale speed tier available: nbn® Home Fast

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Property walkthrough

Key details

Bedrooms:
1
Bathrooms:
1
Parking:
1
Property type:
Apartment
EER:
6
Unimproved Value:
$30,800,000 (2022)

Other Details

Block:
2
Section:
6
Rates (Residential):
$126,081*
Rates (Commercial):
$1,378,265*
Rates (Rural):
$15,791*
Land Tax (Residential):
$311,992*
Legal description:
CANB/CITY/6/2
nbn® availability:
nbn® Fibre to the Building (FTTB)
*These are approximate values based on available information.
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Block information
Block 2 Section 6 City
Unimproved value: $30,800,000 (2022)
Legal description: CANB/CITY/6/2
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What's nearby

Ainslie Primary SchoolPrimary School
1.7km
Campbell High SchoolHigh School
2.1km
Calvary Private HospitalHospital
4.9km
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
0.8km
Australian National UniversityUniversity
0.7km
Merici CollegeCollege
2.1km
City Post OfficePost Office
0.6km
Aust. Defence AcademyTafe
3.5km

Property history

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Property History
21 Jun 2024
Sold
The Property Collective
$500,000
Contract: 21/06/2024
Listed: 02/05/2024
Days on market: 50
Transfer type: Full transfer

City suburb information

A little bit about who lives locally, as provided by government census data
SummaryMedian salesUnimproved value
Average Age
27 years
Population
4,835
Unimproved value for City
$30,800,000
Listing ID: 182489985. This listing has been viewed 1232 times. It was first displayed on 02/05/2024 and last updated on 25/06/2024.
Allhomes acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, traditional custodians of the lands where Allhomes is situated. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region. We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose lands we work.
"With open hearts and minds, together we grow." artwork by David Williams of Gilimbaa.