6 Knibbs Street, TURNER
Thursday, 8 Feb 07:00 PM
Venue: On-Site
Open for exhibition
• Thu, 18 Jan 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
• Sat, 20 Jan 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Beautiful period residence filled with charm and comfortable style
Charm – The meanings are 1. The power or quality of delighting, attracting, or fascinating others or 2. To control or achieve by or as if by magic.

This circa 1940’s original Canberra red brick residence cleverly combines contemporary living and styling with the charm and sophistication that are so much in keeping with this most desirable of locations, Turner. Nestled comfortably within it’s leafy confines, the layout of the home has been designed take full advantage of a garden environment created through 70 years of nurture. Timber framed windows in each of the living areas and bedrooms frame different aspects of the garden and highlight the myriad of species that feature throughout.

Meandering brick pathways connect each of the “garden rooms” and outdoor spaces across the stunning 1514m2 block. Oak trees and variegated Elms provide a canopy for more decorative and colourful varieties including spectacular Japanese Maples and ever interesting Manchurian Pears. An undergrowth including Hebes, Roses and Camellias form a border for generous grassed areas that in turn flow nicely from the several outdoor living areas. A trellised area to the North-West of the home enjoys the shelter and perfume of a Wisteria whilst a large paved entertaining space to the North-East is framed by a decorative Grape covered pergola.

Upon entry to the home, it will soon become evident that the current and previous residents have loved living here - it is comfortable and beautiful and exudes that indescribable charm that is very difficult to recreate. The patina of the floorboards, the repurposed original kitchen hob and the magnificent timber lined ceiling of the voluminous living room provide that character often missing in more contemporary structures. The practical layout provides good separation of the living areas so necessary for today’s families. The less formal space flows off the sympathetically re-styled kitchen and encompasses a dining area and family room. The more formal living room is light and airy with a more modern open fireplace ; it is not only a great space to entertain your guest buts offers a terrific creative atmosphere for the musician or artist. Each of the four bedrooms are well proportioned whilst high ceilings and large windows provide a light-filled environment throughout.

The home has numerous amenities including European hydronic heating, solar hot water and evaporative air cooling.

6 Knibbs Street in Turner will delight those discerning buyers whose requirements include the very best of locations, a stunning garden, space, comfort and style, in a residence that reflects the very best of old Canberra. For those that have been looking for a while, you’ll understand that properties of this calibre rarely become available and Peter Blackshaw’s City and Inner North office is proud to present this home to the market.
Additional Information
Land Area (approx)
1514 sqm
Building Size (approx)
200 sqm
Energy Rating
Office Number: 02 6248 8310
Mobile Number: 0413 168 733