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 period style charm and character in the cities “first” apartment complex.
Designed by the architect Kenneth Oliphant, one of Canberra’s finest 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 can immediately sense the unique feeling of tradition that exudes from every part of this building: the Grand Stair-case, period light fittings and superb joinery and plaster work all give a sense of strength and function intricately combined with elegance, providing a link to a time gone by where form and design went hand-in-hand with superb craftsmanship to create a truly modern feel well ahead of its time.
Once inside the apartment you are greeted by a large entrance hall featuring 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 the high, decorated Art Deco ceilings, timber railings, traditional fire-place and Hydronic heating throughout, this apartment will bring memories of your childhood flooding back; creating that sense of comfort and belonging you get from ‘coming home’. Surrounded by carefully manicured gardens in a quiet and tranquil location, in one of Canberra’s best inner south suburbs, now is your chance to secure one of Canberra’s best blue chip investments. EER6

• 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
• Period light fittings
• Open fire place
• Bold picture rails
• High, decorated Art Deco ceilings
• Galley style, fully updated modern kitchen
• Gas fired Hydronic reticulated heating
• Immaculately preserved, well presented
• Social inner south locale

Apartment Features

General Features
  • Bedroom: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Carports: 1
Energy Features
  • Energy Rating: 6
Specialty Rooms
  • Study
  • Living Areas: 100
Map Location ( get directions )

7 / 11 Bourke Street, Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600


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