• Property TypeHouse
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms3
  • Garage Spaces2
  • Land Size1,452m2
  • Energy Rating0.0

13 Canterbury Crescent,Deakin

13 Canterbury Crescent, Deakin ACT, Australia


13 Canterbury Crescent, Deakin

Sleek, Sophisticated & Rejuvenated Iconic Palm Springs Residence  


Nestled in a tightly-held precinct and offering a lush park-like 1,452m2 holding, this original and unique Palm Springs style entertainer’s residence of generous proportions (approx. 285m2) is surrounded by superb street appeal opposite the distinguished Prime Minister’s Lodge with substantial parkland surrounds. Designed in 1959 by acclaimed Melbourne architects, Chancellor and Patrick, renowned for respecting Usonian house principles, the recently renovated home offers a light and bright contemporary lifestyle through generous floor to ceiling windows throughout. Embracing the clean lines of mid-century modern design, Canberra’s original and iconic Palm Springs home focuses on easy-living offering expansive lounge, separate dining and open plan living areas with wonderful aspect to private entertaining courtyard with swimming pool and lush gardens. The luxe designer kitchen with high quality appliances, stone benchtops and separate pantry compliment the meal booth and living areas. A complimentary mix of timber, tiles and carpet adorn the house throughout. The home includes five generous bedrooms with an ensuite, two bathrooms and separate study. Wonderful lush segregated gardens offer fabulous play opportunities for children whilst its locality allows for a short stroll/drive to Manuka Village, Deakin shopping centre, City and Woden.


  • Highly desirable location opposite parkland and arguably the safest neighbourhood opposite the Prime Minister’s residence
  • Superb street appeal with large land holding of 1,452m2
  • Tastefully renovated contemporary residence with superb fixtures and fittings
  • Gorgeous private courtyard ideal for entertaining
  • Large 10m concrete swimming pool – tastefully covered with a deck but easily reinstated
  • Stunning new kitchen and pantry with high quality appliances and caesarstone benchtops
  • New blinds and plantation shutters, new light fittings throughout
  • Low maintenance irrigated gardens
  • Multi head and wifi-enabled split systems heating and cooling to all rooms
  • 2 x Hot water tanks service the home
  • New floor coverings throughout featuring timber, tiles and carpets
  • Ceiling heights vary between 2.7m to 3m
  • Original open fireplace – stylishly fitted with AV joinery but easily reinstated
  • Newly renovated bathrooms
  • Extensive security cameras and alarm system, secure access gate
  • Double carport, storeroom and storage cupboards
  • Extensive use of low maintenance artificial grass in vast open garden spaces
  • Landscaped by Harris Hobbs Landscape Architects
  • Designed in 1959 by Nationally regarded Melbourne architects, Chancellor and Patrick
  • Featured in “100 Canberra Houses – A Century of Capital Architecture,” published by Tim Reeves and Alan Roberts. A compendium of private and public dwellings from the first 100 years of Canberra.

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