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The Centralian advocate Fri 22 Jun 2012



The Centralian advocate Fri 22 Jun 2012


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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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Alice Springs


v. 65 no. 111

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34 Centralian Advocate, Friday, June 22, 2012 P U B : C A D V D A T E : 2 2 -J U N -2 0 1 2 P A G E : 3 4 C O L O R : C M Y K 10 Crann St What a view With the lack of landrelease in Alice Springs, the opportunity to redevelop the property at 10 Crann St is a real possibility for the future. Positioned on a large 1150sqm corner allotment with dual access, it could also suit homebuyers looking for extra space to add to the existing home or a big backyard for children to play. Typical of homes built by the government 35 years ago, all three bedrooms have built-in wardrobes, the bathroom and toilet are separate and the lounge room/dining area are open plan and adjacent to the all-electric kitchen. A new vanity has been added to the bathroom and the kitchen extended to include the original laundry with the laundry moved to the storeroom. The flooring is a combination of slate and carpet. There is a gas bayonet for a gas heater in the winter and ducted-evaporative airconditioning throughout. Ceiling fans are a welcome addition all round. There is a single carport as well as a workshop/garage and views of the West MacDonnell Ranges seal the deal. 21 Gilbert Place A great place to get started The secluded pocket ofhouses in Gilbert Place offers substantial homes and the property at number 21 is a great place to get started. A landscaped front entrance sets the standard for what is to come of this great home. Entry is straight into a large tiled living area, with high ceilings and large windows letting in an abundance of warming sunlight. The spacious kitchen has gas cooking and plenty of cupboard space. There are three bedrooms off the hallway. All three have built-in wardrobes and the main has an ensuite. All three bedrooms have been recarpeted and repainted. The terrace-styled backyard allows for entertaining under the back veranda or there are two levels of backyard, with the top level offering a brilliant spot for a deck that would look out to the MacDonnell Ranges. 7 Kraegen St Space aplenty The fully airconditionedhome at 7 Kraegen St is on a huge allotment of 1050sqm close to the central business district. Inside, theres a fully-tiled, open-plan lounge room, dining and kitchen area with a dishwasher and a built-in breakfast eatery for convenience. The lounge room has a sliding door opening up to a great under-cover entertaining area. The home was painted and upgraded about two years ago. The three bedrooms all have timber flooring and built-in wardrobes. The renovated bathroom includes combined shower/ bath and toilet. The fully-fenced in-ground swimming pool is the centrepiece of the established yard. It is complemented by another paved under-cover area and landscaped garden beds. The children will love the cubby house. Outside, there is a powered shed with a tiled office, a chook pen, a huge veranda and under-cover parking. 40 Plumbago Cres Space for the whole family For the family that requiresspace, or those looking for a share house to help with the mortgage, the attractive home at 40 Plumbago Cres may be just what youre after. It has four bedrooms and two bathrooms on a 1020sqm block. There is an entrance porch which leads into the living and dining area with terracotta-look floor tiles. The gas kitchen has plenty of bench and cupboard space and has an outlook to the gardens. At the front of the home is the spacious main bedroom which features built-in wardrobes and an attractive ensuite. Three more bedrooms are located down the passageway. The bathroom is spacious and includes a bathtub and wooden vanity. Additional features include a shady paved outdoor living area, low-maintenance gardens and evaporative airconditioning. Cosy retreat 25 Cummings St Sit out the front of 25Cummings St and enjoy that northern winter sun permeating the icy chill while enjoying the pretty landscaped garden surrounds. By the time you move in, summer will be just around the corner, in time to enjoy a season of backyard summer fun. A stunning resort-style inground pool, outdoor entertaining area and manicured gardens will seal the deal. Indoor living options will ensure comfort all year round. There are two living areas including a rumpus room, perfect as a gym room, hobby room or teenage retreat. The upgraded gas kitchen comes with dishwasher, intelligent cupboard placement and full views of the rear garden and pool. All three bedrooms are an excellent size, have built-in wardrobes, blinds and carpet. There is a powered workshop at the rear, as well as new perimeter fencing and a double carport. Positioned on the north side of town, this privately-built solidbrick home is presented to perfection inside and out. 4 Kidman St Just so much rent potential There is 1000sqm of shedavailable at 4 Kidman St. This is an opportunity to secure a sizeable industrial property that resides on a 1998sqm block, with the shed area a little more than 1000sqm. The block is zoned Light Industrial (LI). Secure fencing with two access gates and customer car parking at the front. There are two vehicle access gates down both sides which allow access into the substantial front section as well as accessing the rear area where you will find a large workshop and yard. Inside the front section are an office, showroom, toilet and shower facilities. The workshop area has threephase power. The bays allow large vehicles to enter the workshop easily. The property has a rent potential of $100,000 plus GST plus outgoings. It will be sold as vacant possession. Where: 4 Kidman St Asking: $759,000 Inspect: By appointment Agent: Sam Linn Ph: 8950 6333 or 0423 337 469 Where: 25 Cummings St Asking: $498,000 Inspect: 10.15am to 10.45am Saturday Agent: Gail Tuxworth P h : 8 9 5 0 6 3 3 3 o r 0418 897 009 Where: 21 Gilbert Place Asking: $460,000 I n s p e c t : 1 0 a m t o 10.30am Saturday Agent: Sam Linn Ph: 8950 6333 or 0423 337 469 Where: 40 Plumbago Cres Asking: $409,000 Inspect: 5pm to 5.30pm Monday Agent: Carolyn Lopes Ph: 8950 6333 or 0429 809 883 Where: 7 Kraegen St Asking: $398,000 I n s p e c t : N o o n t o 12.30pm Saturday Agent: Marion Burton P h : 8 9 5 0 6 3 3 3 o r 0418 897 547 Where: 10 Crann St Asking: $372,000 Inspect: 2pm to 2.30pm Saturday Agent: Gail Tuxworth P h : 8 9 5 0 6 3 3 3 o r 0418 897 009