44 Simpson Street WATSON

ACT 2602
Sold on 10th December 2018 Sold $685,000
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About this property

Original 3-bedroom home ready for a new lease on life

The history of Canberra lies in the walls of homes just like this one. Built in a bygone era when Watson locals would visit the Starlight Drive-in theatre on a warm summers night, this original 1960's home is now ready for rejuvenation.

Driving through the quiet street you'll no doubt notice a mix of the old & the new; small cottages with remnants of the past alongside impressive two-storey new builds. Though this home has seen its golden age, there are many desirable qualities left to be cherished like the sun through north-facing windows, playgrounds at each end of the street & a sought-after position in the tightening suburb.

44 Simpson Street appeals to the hopeless romantic that doesn't give up on a hidden gem & the forward-thinking modernist that is ready to knock down & rebuild an architectural marvel. Perhaps the new home you create could even rival the home that set the suburb sale record at $1,570,000 just a few doors down. Whatever your property passion is, this quaint 3-bedroom home welcomes you to visit the past & envision your future as a Watson resident for years to come.

SMS "44 Simpson" to 0407 121 412 to get a copy of the digital brochure containing the contract.

General:

680m2 North/east facing block
Single level, freestanding home
Completely flat block rife for renovation
Solar panels
Vacant possession & early access available
Flexible settlement timeframes
1-minute stroll to Simpson St Playground & Harding St Playground
2-minute walk to Majura Primary School
3-minute walk to the fantastic local shops that features great cafes, a supermarket, hairdresser, chemist & post office
10-minute walk (or 1-minute drive) to EPIC (Exhibition park where the Farmer's markets are held each Saturday)

Inside:

North/east facing, combined living & dining area with floor to ceiling windows, timber flooring & original cornices
Original kitchen with freestanding oven & electric cooktop
Generously sized main bedroom with north facing windows
Timber flooring & built-in robes throughout all bedrooms
Simple bathroom with separate bath & shower & separate toilet
Linen cupboard storage in hallway
Separate laundry room with rear access
Rinnai electric heating unit in living
Extra-long single carport

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