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Anyone want to buy K-Rudd's house?
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#1 GreenEggJimmyJamma

Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:28 PM

I think I like it, but not the garden.
http://www.realestate.com.au/property-hous...lumla-113960375

Edited so link works!

Edited by GreenEggJimmyJamma, 03 July 2013 - 05:37 PM.


#2 nadi~bicardi

Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:34 PM

The link doesn't work for me

#3 GenWhy

Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:44 PM

No pool?? I'll pass lol

#4 BelleMaeWinter

Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:46 PM

It says pool in the description but no photo of it.

#5 kpingitquiet

Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:52 PM

Not my style at ALL. Too blank and unwelcoming. Some of the landscaping is nice but overdone.

#6 Riotproof

Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:53 PM

I really like the bathroom.

#7 proudmama1

Posted 03 July 2013 - 06:01 PM

I like it!

#8 niggles

Posted 03 July 2013 - 06:09 PM

No eaves? No thanks.

#9 countrymel

Posted 03 July 2013 - 06:13 PM

Canberra?

Why would I move to Canberra?  My chickens wouldn't like it I just know it....

#10 AllyK81

Posted 03 July 2013 - 06:16 PM

Nms. I like old houses with charm. It's a bit sterile.

#11 TiredbutHappy

Posted 03 July 2013 - 06:47 PM

Oh, I'd take it in a heartbeat..look at all the storage, and more than one bathroom between the 4 of us...sheer luxury.

Not sure about the current fascination with building sans eaves either. I thought it was only if you ran out of a) money or b) space on your block, and this house really doesn't have to deal with either of these issues.

#12 darcswan

Posted 03 July 2013 - 07:00 PM

It is a little safe looking for me too.  But it's not really a family home, is it?  

It is very much in the diplomat style you see in Yarralumla.  Like this one I was having a sticky beak at the other day: http://www.allhomes.com.au/ah/act/sale-res...a/1316859189011





#13 silverstreak

Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:43 PM

I like it, very nice! Although if I were being really picky, I wouldn't have the cooktop in the middle of a kitchen island •Makes mental note for when we have munnys and are building our dream home•

#14 red_squirrel

Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:47 PM

I like it. I think it's really liveable in terms of space, storage and layout. Did I mention storage.

#15 marnie27

Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:48 PM

Ooh - I really like it! But no thanks to Canberra.

#16 Domestic Goddess

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:01 PM

It looks too clean. DS wouldn't be happy in a sterile house. Though he would have fun chalking on the clean creme tiles outside, drawing with texta all over the sterile white kitchen cupboards and pouring his red cordial all over the beige carpets.
But once he's done with that, it would be too boring for him me thinks. I dont think a pool could win him over either. Besides, like PP said, why on earth would I want to live in the ACT?
Maybe if this mansion was located in NSW, I might think about it. Anyone else finding the land size in-cre-di-ble tiny? How on earth can they fit a pool with that????

#17 438 guests

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:12 PM

QUOTE (kpingitquiet @ 03/07/2013, 05:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not my style at ALL. Too blank and unwelcoming. Some of the landscaping is nice but overdone.

Kind of reminds me of its previous occupants.

#18 71Cath

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:17 PM

QUOTE (countrymel @ 03/07/2013, 06:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Canberra?

Why would I move to Canberra?  My chickens wouldn't like it I just know it....

C'mon Country Mel, we are lovely in Canberra  biggrin.gif

#19 Quay11

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:17 PM

Not my style. Very manicured and modern.


#20 coffy11

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:24 PM

Love it!!

#21 soontobegran

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:29 PM

Would happily move in and then add my own touch. I think it is lovely and I also like the garden  original.gif

#22 Chelara

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:33 PM

QUOTE (Domestic Goddess @ 03/07/2013, 09:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe if this mansion was located in NSW, I might think about it. Anyone else finding the land size in-cre-di-ble tiny? How on earth can they fit a pool with that????



Not tiny, it's 900 something sq mtrs, that's decent.

I don't mind Canberra, the house nms. I really don't like the position on the bathroom, no windows.

#23 cantstayaway

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:38 PM

How do you know it's K-Rudds house?  I thought he lived in Brisbane???

#24 TKS

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:44 PM

QUOTE (Domestic Goddess @ 03/07/2013, 09:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Anyone else finding the land size in-cre-di-ble tiny? How on earth can they fit a pool with that????


Ummm 936 m² (approx) I don't think is that tiny. Most suburban blocks in my city are around 400m² to 600m² in size and a massive percentage have pools. Granted its not massive either for a luxury house but I doubt Thérèse Rein or Kevin Rudd had much time to spend enjoying the gardens.

Actually thinking about it considering the family's wealth of $200m+ the house seems kinda understated and small but I guess it is only one of their residences....  tongue.gif  (oh to have the dilemma of which house to live in) but I'd take it any day - just would have to get rid of the wallpaper in the dinning room. The bathroom storage almost brings me to tears.....

As an aside I wonder if the house has been 'dressed' for sale as the Rudd's apparently moved out 18 months ago so presumably all their belongs went with them which is why it would look bland and sterile. Photos, artworks, the ugly crochet blanket from Grandma etc all gone. It may also be rented at the moment.

#25 KT1978

Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:57 PM

Our block is 680, has a similar sized house but on one level and a pool.  Small yard though.

900 is big, especially with a double storey house.

I like the interior, exterior is NMS but ok.




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