114/66 Allara Street City

ACT 2601
Sold on 5th November 2021 Sold $515,000
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About this property

Spacious Top Floor Loft Apartment

If you are looking for trendy Inner City living, with something different to offer, this large loft apartment is a standout. Offering a spacious 68m2 of living, it is much bigger than most & is split over 2 distinct levels with ultra-high 5 metre ceilings in the living area & impressive floor to ceiling cedar framed windows which capture an abundance of light. Surprisingly peaceful & private even though you are in the heart of the City, this apartment has a great wow factor from the moment you step inside.

The popular 'Forum' development is located just a short walk from the heart of the City & an even shorter stroll from the picturesque Commonwealth Park. Relax on your balcony which enjoys private views away from any neighbouring windows. Enjoy a morning walk around the lake, then leave the car at home & walk to work or the Canberra Centre for some shopping or a lazy Sunday brunch.

The 'Forum' has many delights for you to make use of. Imagine enjoying a barbecue on the rooftop terrace & taking in the lights of the City & the lake views. If you are looking for a good workout, the fully equipped gym is at your disposal, complete with aerobic equipment, pin-loaded machines & free weights. The Civic pool & gym is also located directly across the road if you want to get some laps in or just take a dip to cool off.

Features:
-Located on the top floor in the Forum development (no neighbours above)
-Spacious floor plan offering 68m2 of internal living space (larger than most 1br units)
-Loft style floorplan with main bedroom upstairs
-Ultra-high, 5 metre ceilings
-Impressive floor to ceiling windows in living area
-Elevated outlook to Commonwealth Park
-Modern kitchen with large pantry, stone bench tops, feature lighting, stainless-steel electric oven, dishwasher & an electric cook top
-Huge living space on the lower level (excellent for large furniture items)
-Oversized bedroom, which is nearly the size of two bedrooms, complete with lots of built in robes and an ensuite with a combined shower/bath
-Second toilet & vanity downstairs for guests
-Reverse cycle air conditioning (heating & cooling)
-Timber look flooring downstairs, carpets in bedroom upstairs
-Double cedar doors opening out to the 8m2 balcony
-Large storage area under stairs
-NBN to the building
-Impressive EER of 6 stars
-Single allocated car space with storage cage in basement

The Forum development:
-Rooftop terrace with barbecue & shade umbrellas
-On-site gym on ground level
-Tranquil internal courtyard & fountain
-Pet-friendly (subject to body corporate notification)
-Intercom for guests
-Lift access direct from basement & ground to your level
-Security cameras throughout complex
-Rubbish chutes on each level
-Well maintained building with an active body corporate (the building was recently internally repainted)
-Centralised gas hot water system

The location:
-Located directly opposite Civic swimming pool
-Situated next to the foot bridge with direct access to Commonwealth Park and Lake Burley Griffin
-Lots of additional parking options for guests opposite the building
-500m to Canberra Centre

The numbers:
Living: 68m²
Balcony: 8m²
Age: 19 years approx. Built 2002
Strata levies: $4,556 p.a.
General rates: $1,560 p.a.
Water & sewerage rates: $660 p.a.
Land tax (investors only): $1,891 p.a.
Currently rented at $495/week
Tenants are on a month to month lease and would be happy to stay on
EER: 6 stars
Administrative fund balance: $98,000
Sinking fund balance: $922,000
Strata manager – LJ Hooker Strata, call 62497700 to book search of strata records
Units plan number – 2179
Builder/developer: Hindmarsh

Offer Process:
-To help buyers on value, we advertise a guide price which your offer must exceed.
-Offers can be subject to finance or unconditional and on a contract (preferred).
-Offers are confidential & will not be disclosed to other buyers for privacy purposes.
-A 5% deposit is acceptable via eft just prior to exchange of contracts.
-We have a solicitor pre-allocated to provide a FREE contract review and section 17 if required.

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Aaron Lewis
Aaron Lewis
Licensed Agent & Auctioneer, Partner
02 6209 1712
Mark Larmer
Mark Larmer
Principal, Licensed Agent & Auctioneer, Partner
0403 215 246