Colourful history, Exciting future!
We are proud to offer this iconic property for sale with its bush location so close to the city, ANU, Calvary and Bruce. The current owners have lovingly renovated this wonderful home over the last 24 years and sadly its time that new owners enjoyed its unique charm.
This 4 bedroom freshly painted 2 bathroom home is super spacious with huge rooms, wide hallways, polished timber floors and ducted gas heating. The living areas comprise of a large lounge with open fire, a lovely north facing sunroom/dining room, a good size family room adjoining the Australian blue gum kitchen with stone benchtops and splashbacks. For the chef there is a stainless steel 900mm Italian stove with rangehood.
There are 50’s style corner windows to the formal lounge dining which let the winter sun pour through and there are lovely views across to Mt Ainslie, Mt Majura and the City. There are 4 extra-large bedrooms, the master boasts a modern ensuite with underfloor heating. The main bathroom has been renovated and includes a large spa bath.
There is a private courtyard with new shade sails, ideal for entertaining or just relaxing. With timber decking, a fish pond and bespoke blue gate offering security and privacy. The home boasts easy care native gardens with iron bark veggie gardens and 3 good size water tanks. There is plenty of parking behind the enclosed carport ideal for your boat or caravan.
Downstairs there is a fully self-contained living area built by Monarch Building Solutions with interiors designed by the Peppermint Room. The whole area is fully acoustically insulated. It is separately metered, has its own separate bedroom, kitchen and the bathroom has under floor heating. There is a lovely private deck and access is through a lockable gate to the laneway.
This area is ideal for the extended family or as an extra source of income. The upstairs house was recently rented at $980 per week and $320 for downstairs.
The property has enjoyed a colourful past it has been a private residence and also as a bed and breakfast known as “Montenegro Lodge” in the 60’s and 70’s. it was also rented to the Chinese embassy in the 80’s where there was to be no more than 10 occupants, the property manager counted up to 22 people living there.
Also, in the 80’s it was also used as a bordello and gambling house where patrons parked their cars behind the garage. It is said that a turf war existed between 80 Dryandra Street and the brothel that was operating at Ainslie shops at the time.
Oh! If these sturdy walls could talk!
Make 80 Dryandra Street part of your history!
Size: 327m2 approx.
Auction on site Saturday 28th April at 1:00pm. Registration from 12:30pm.
Property Type: House
Built in Robes
Ducted Heating and Cooling
Outdoor Entertainment Area