Property Description

Truly unique - Canberra’s first apartment complex.

Presenting an opportunity to secure one of the rarest of finds in all of Canberra, ‘Barton Court’ offers true period style charm and character in the cities first and oldest apartment complex.

Designed by the architect Kenneth Oliphant, one of Canberra’s first architects who has designed numerous historical landmarks, ‘Barton Court’ offers traditional English rural and village style architecture and encompasses characteristics such as gables, tall chimneys, high ceilings and finely crafted brickwork.

The perfect merging of old world charm with convenience and lifestyle in one of Canberra most sought after locations, this property is sure to impress those seeking a truly unique abode with character and historical significance.

Stepping into the lobby you immediately develop a sense of the unique craftsmanship that has been poured into every fragment of the building. The finely crafted stair case together with the period light fittings and superb joinery and plaster work is clearly evident.

Once inside the apartment you are greeted by a large entrance hall decorated in appropriate wall paper and bold picture rails. The spacious lounge features built in shelving, large open fire place and striking French style windows. The separate dining room is the perfect place to entertain on formal occasions and the large updated galley style kitchen with dishwasher ensures practicality when cooking. Both bedrooms are light and airy and include built in robes while a separate study will come in handy for the home office or extra storage.

With high, decorated Art Deco ceilings, bold picture rails, beautifully suited wall paper and water coil heating throughout, this apartment will have you mentally moved in as soon as you step inside. Surrounded by carefully manicured gardens in a quiet and tranquil location while still maintaining the position in one of Canberra’s best inner south suburbs, now is your chance to secure one of Canberra’s best blue chip investments.


A rare chance to secure one of Canberra’s first and oldest apartments

Designed by Kenneth Oliphant, one of Canberra’s first architects

True period style development of the 1930’s

Spacious two bedroom apartment with study

Separate lounge, dining and kitchen areas

Tasteful wall paper throughout

Period light fittings

Open fire place

Bold picture rails

High, decorated Art Deco ceilings

Gas fired water reticulated heating

Immaculately preserved, well presented

Social inner south locale

Disclaimer: While every effort has been made to ensure the information contained is correct, Maloney’s the Estate Agent or the vendor bears no warranty to the accuracy of the information provided and do or will not accept any liability for any errors, misstatements or discrepancies in that information. All purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.

Apartment Features

General Features
  • Bedroom: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Carports: 1
Energy Features
  • Energy Rating: 0.5
Internal Features
  • Built In Robes
  • Dishwasher
  • Heating: other
Specialty Rooms
  • Study
Map Location ( get directions )

8 / 11 Bourke Street, Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600


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