104 Irvine Street Watson

ACT 2602
Sold on 9th December 2021 Sold $1,235,000
About this property

Renovated home, plus a free standing studio = 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Buyers Price Guide: From $1,000,000

Escape to your very own private oasis without having to leave the city. This dreamy residence has been a labour of love and when you cast your eyes over the extensive edible gardens, you'll see that it definitely bears fruit.

Planted from the ground up, the oversized block sports a stunning array of veggie plots and planters that have been tendered to by organic gardeners. When you purchase this property, the green goodness comes as an added bonus. Just imagine walking the grounds, plucking fresh fruit and vegetables from your ever-expanding supply, and carrying them into the renovated kitchen.

Wanting a stay-cations? you'll be well placed to take one of your own as the backyard boasts its own private and full-contained studio. If you're after a little R&R, nip out the back and mosey on over to the secondary residence. Or rent it out! It makes for the perfect little Airbnb with the attached covered timber deck and sense of seclusion. You'll see your pockets lined with a second stream of income, and all the hard work's been done for you. It's a win-win.

The interiors of each residence are donned in contemporary styles with modern inclusions thanks to the extensive renovations and the open-plan designs ensure cosiness and comfort year-round. But if you want to get your hands dirty, there's ample opportunity for that outside!

They say you find diamonds in the rough, but you'll find this one in soil, and well-nourished soil at that.

Features overview:
-Single level, free standing house
-Quiet and private location
-8 Solar panels
-Oversized single garage with double doors and extra storage space
-Elongated driveway that can accommodate five additional vehicles parked off-road
-Separate concrete area perfect for a boat, trailer, or caravan
-Timber flooring throughout, no carpets
-Ducted gas floor heating

-Contemporary and sizeable renovated kitchen designed to fit the space with U-shaped stone benches, stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher, tiled -splashback, built-in wine storage, 5-burner gas cooktop with rangehood, electric oven, new tap and ample storage
-Open plan family and living quarters with timber flooring underfoot and full height sliding glass door access to rear yard
-Main bedroom with 3-door mirrored sliding robe, ceiling fan, and wall-mounted air-conditioning unit
-Elongated second bedroom with ceiling fan and 2-door mirrored sliding robe
-Fully renovated main bathroom with floating vanity, floor to ceiling tiles, oversized shower, and toilet
-Laundry with built-in sink and access to rear yard
-Additional mud room or study nook off laundry

-Self-contained studio only 4 years young
-Positioned to the rear of the block for privacy
-Open plan layout
-Wall mounted air conditioning unit
-Data point
-Updated bathroom with full height tiling, floating vanity, shower, and toilet
-Kitchenette, fitted with power and plumbing
-Boasting its own raised and covered timber deck

-North-facing to rear
-Established landscaping of tall flora to street frontage that ensures privacy from street view
-An extensive and lovingly-cared-for veggie garden to front yard with plotted and planned raised beds
-Fully enclosed and expansive rear yard with large, grassed arena, garden beds, veggie patches and plots, and established flora across the multiple zones
-Purpose built green house
-Raised and fully covered timber entreating deck off living quarters fitted with lighting and power
-Colourbond gates and fencing to 2 sides
-Large garden shed
-External awnings to west-side of the home
-Upgraded fuse box

To help buyers:
-Written & verbal buyer price guides updated throughout the campaign.
-A digital brochure with everything you need to consider a purchase (just request it via SMS).
-We can refer a solicitor who can review the contract prior to auction, for FREE.
-The same solicitor can provide a free Section 17 if you wish to submit a pre-auction offer.
-Help negotiating amendments to the contract such as settlement dates or exchange deposits.
-Personalised bidding strategy meeting to help confirm your bidding tactics on the day.
-Free valuations to help you establish your current equity in any other properties you own.
-5% exchange deposit pre-approved, via eft (no lining up for bank cheques before the auction).

The numbers:
House size: 86m2
Deck and Pergola: 23m2
Studio: 16m2 plus its own 8m2 private deck
Garage size: 22m2
Size of block: 697m2
Land value: $557,000
Age of home: 50 years approx
General Rates: $3,930 p.a. approx.
Water & sewerage rates: $670 p.a. approx.
Land Tax (investors only): $6,086 p.a. approx.
Rental estimate house: $550 wk approx.
Rental estimate studio: $340 wk approx
Rental estimate together: $660 wk approx
Energy rating: 1 star with a potential of 6 stars

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