Leafy retreat, city convenience

Leafy retreat, city convenience


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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 baths

About our home

Our home is a comfortable family home in a quiet street overlooking parkland. The north facing living area is bright and warm. It adjoins the dining area and state of the art kitchen which open onto the rear barbecue area. The master suite has a spacious bedroom, ensuite bathroom and walk-in-robe and study/sewing room. Our 2nd bedroom is used as a study and there are double/single bunks in the 3rd bedroom.
The garden is leafy and productive with plenty of places to enjoy the peace and quiet, birds and your favorite book or beverage. Our neighborhood is very quiet but close to all amenities and recreational facilities.
Canberra is cyclist heaven and you can join cycle paths and walking tracks out the front door. (Adult bikes available) There is a bus stop within walking distance to take you directly to the Canberra and Australian National Universities, shopping centres and the city centre. There are museums, art galleries and theatres to visit and keep you entertained. Canberra's art scene is rich with professional and community based music and theatre.
See the sights of the national capital, and use it as a base for south coast beaches, skiing in the Snowy Mountains or visiting Sydney.


More about us

  1. We're a quiet non-smoking couple living in our own home in Canberra, Australia's capital city.
  2. Semi-retired nurse/horticulturalist and university lecturer/IT programer.
  3. We are looking for a live-like-a-local Spanish adventure to learn the language and experience the culture and lifestyle.

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Belconnen town centre and by the lake. 10 mins by bike or 1 bus.
Cool bars
Belconnen town centre and by the lake
Cozy cafés
Local shopping centre with bakery, take away food, supermarket, butcher and other amenities.
Retail therapy
Belconnen town centre and Canberra city centre (Civic) - also 1 bus.
Bit of culture
Canberra is home to major theatres galleries, museums and libraries. Many are located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. There is a lively theatre and music scene with venues in the centre and suburbs. Lots of opportunities for participation in community music groups for anyone staying a bit longer.
Walks in the park
Stepping out the front door connects you to an extensive network of walking and cycling paths. Canberra is called 'the bush capital' because of the the bushland nature reserves in and around the city. Or you can venture just out of town to walk in nearby National Parks. The Arboretum is a new and unique collection of rare and endangered trees on an extensive site.
Spot of exercise
Exercise bike and bicycles provided. Gyms and International Aquatic Centre in Belconnen.
Day tripping
National Parks for walking and flora and fauna. Beaches, or sking 2.5 hours. Sydney 3hrs.

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