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62/179 Melrose Drive, Lyons ACT 2606

Unit / Apartment
Block size: 1.29 Hectares approx.Unit / Apartment size: 36 m² approx.UV: $9,513,000 (2022)
Can I afford this property?

Fantastic investment opportunity or ideal first home!

This very affordable one bedroom first floor unit is the ideal addition to any investment portfolio or as an excellent option for the live-in owner requiring an easily maintained residence in the heart of the Woden Valley.

Featuring a separate bedroom with a built-in wardrobe, a combined kitchen/meals area, a sunny living area, bathroom, double glazing, plus an allocated carport and storage.

Situated within easy access to Westfield Woden with the many shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and clubs - plus access to public transport - virtually on your doorstep.

Whether you are looking for your first investment property - or are seeking an addition to your existing investment portfolio - this affordable entry level property could be the ideal option for you. Alternatively, the property could well be the perfect opportunity for a live-in owner.

In summary, the features include:

- Separate bedroom with a built-in wardrobe
- Double glazing
- Washing machine and clothes dryer included
- First floor location
- Single allocated carport
- Strata: $484.00 per quarter (approx)
- Rates: $504.00 per quarter (approx)
- Land Tax: $619.46 per quarter (approx) (if not principal place of residence)
- Living: 36m2 (approx)
- EER: 0.5 stars
- Rental estimate: $350 per week
nbn® Fibre to the Building (FTTB) is available in this property
Max wholesale speed tier available: nbn® Home Fast


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Key details

Carport spaces:
Property type:
Unit / Apartment
Block Size:
1.29 Hectares*
Unimproved Value:
$9,513,000 (2022)

Other Details

Unit / Apartment Size:
36 *
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nbn® availability:
nbn® Fibre to the Building (FTTB)
*These are approximate values based on available information.
Luxe Residential Canberra

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Block information
Block 2 Section 53 Lyons
Block size: 1.29Hectares (approx)
Unimproved value: $9,513,000 (2022)
Legal description: WODE/LYON/53/2
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What's nearby

Sts Peter And Paul Primary SchoolPrimary School
Melrose High SchoolHigh School
The Canberra HospitalHospital
Woden PlazaMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
Canberra CollegeCollege
Phillip Post OfficePost Office
Canberra Institute Of TechnologyTafe

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Property history

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Property History
19 Feb 2024
Luxe Residential Canberra
Contract: 19/02/2024
Listed: 05/10/2023
Days on market: 137
Transfer type: Full transfer
08 Jan 2008
Contract: 20/11/2007
Transfer: 08/01/2008
Block size: 12921m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Multiple unit dwelling
11 Apr 2002
Contract: 25/02/2002
Transfer: 11/04/2002
Block size: 12921m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Multiple unit dwelling
24 Nov 1998
Contract: 13/11/1998
Transfer: 24/11/1998
Listed: 20/12/2001
Block size: 12921m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Multiple unit dwelling

Lyons suburb information

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SummaryMedian salesUnimproved value
Average Age
37 years
Unimproved value for Lyons
Listing ID: 181979089. This listing has been viewed 3371 times. It was first displayed on 05/10/2023 and last updated on 19/02/2024.
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