House for sale

43 Melbourne Avenue,

Forrest, ACT

4 3 3
Auction

Art Deco Classic

An outstanding Art Deco residence [circa 1937] elevated and with views on land 2248m2, designed by renowned Canberra architects Moir and Sutherland, as a residence for Malcolm Moir. Moir's 1930's modernity is carried through in the detailing of metal windows, balustrades and custom joinery. Enter via the paved driveway to the original garden beds and retaining walls. The north facing lounge room with fireplace features large steel framed window panes, allowing sunlight to dapple through the trees. Separate dining room, new kitchen and family room that opens to the pool and garden. Huge segregated main bedroom with new ensuite bathroom by MM Design, up a few steps to a tucked away home office with views. There are 3 other bedrooms with own bathroom nearby. Sun drenched pool, jacuzzi and huge cabana with bathroom and kitchenette, ideal for casual entertaining. External office and garaging for 3 cars. Storage, laundry and extra bathroom below. A classic of contemporary design that remains up to date after 75 years.

Features include:
Close to both grammar schools and other quality schools
Gas fired hydronic wall heaters [new pump new thermostat] on main level.
Reverse cycle air conditioners on upper level.
Under floor heating in ensuite, laundry, bathroom and family room.
Swimming pool and separate jacuzzi.
Established flowering trees galore, vegetable garden and chook run.
Features 'reverse jointing mortar work' on external bricks, left 'unstruck' to provide strong textual contrast to windows and metal work.
External pizza oven.
Edible fruit and plants: Cumquat, apple, lime, mandarin, rhubarb, asparagus, plum, apricot, mulberry, orange, grapefruit, fejioa, raspberries, olive and strawberries.

EER: 1
UCV: $1,913,000
Land Rates: $5,932 p.a
Land Size: 2248.1 m2
Last updated: 09:30AM on Jan 15th 2015
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