Watson ACT, 2602

Watson Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Dreaming of a property in Watson, ACT 2602? It's fundamental to know whether the suburb is suitable for your lifestyle and or financial circumstances. The Homes.com.au suburb profile utilises market-leading data to provide you with the Watson median property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can enable you to make a smart decision on your future purchase.

If you're considering a move to Watson, have a little read of our historical overview to learn more about the amazing lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.

Overview Watson is a popular suburb in the North Canberra district of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The following suburbs neighbour it: Lyneham, Downer, Dickson, Kenny, Watson, Hackett, and Mount Majura. As of the 2016 census, the population of Mawson was 5,862.

Living in Watson Watson is a lively suburb with many television studios such as the famous Prime7 television studios, motels, schools and a local shopping centre. The suburb is surrounded by many natural reserves like The Mt Majura Nature Reserve, Canberra Nature Park, Gungaderra Grasslands Nature Reserve and the Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve, which provide recreational opportunities to its residents and people visiting the suburb. Due to its prominent location, the roads leading up to Watson are usually congested with a lot of traffic.

History of Watson The suburb of Watson was named after John Christian Watson, the third Prime Minister of Australia and the streets were named after Australian judges and other legal professionals. It was gazetted as a town on 7 April 1960. The television station CTC-TV (now known as the Southern Cross Nine) was located in the suburb from 1974 until June 2020, when the Watson studios were demolished, and the station relocated to Fyshwick.

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Real Estate Watson, 2602 Statistics

34yrs

Watson
Median Age

Demographic data provided by ABS 2016

Watson Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
House$1,061,120
Apartments / Units$422,000

Properties in Watson ACT, 2602

Rosary Primary SchoolAustralian Catholic University - Canberra Campus (Signadou)Majura Primary SchoolRosary OSHClub

Agents in Watson ACT, 2602

Triple One Group Pty Ltd
M
Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Minus The Agent Sales

Hive
J
Hive

Josh Morrissey

LJ Hooker Gungahlin
Property Agent Jason Hall
LJ Hooker Gungahlin

Jason Hall

Sales representative
Brady's Real Estate
Property Agent Nicola Brady
Brady's Real Estate

Nicola Brady

Maria Selleck Properties
Property Agent Maria Selleck
Maria Selleck Properties

Maria Selleck

Director
Bertram Ellis
Property Agent Tom Ellis
Bertram Ellis

Tom Ellis

Sales representative
Carter and Co Agents
Property Agent James Carter
Carter and Co Agents

James Carter

Managing Director
LJ Hooker Gungahlin
Property Agent Jeff Shortland
LJ Hooker Gungahlin

Jeff Shortland

Sales representative
Hive
B
Hive

Bree Prince

Sutton Properties
P
Sutton Properties

Paul Sutton

Sales representative

Agencies in Watson ACT, 2602

For Sale by Owner

For Sale by Owner

Balaclava

Suite 3,19 Suite 1 19 William Street, Balaclava VIC
No Agent Property

No Agent Property

Brighton East

Suite 1a, 608 Hawthorn Road, Brighton East VIC
Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Brisbane

Suite 626 12B / 198 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD
LJ Hooker Gungahlin

LJ Hooker Gungahlin

Gungahlin

Suite 2C, Level 1, Gungahlin Village 46-50 Hibberson St, Gungahlin ACT
Hive

Hive

Spring Hill

PO Box 758, Spring Hill QLD
Carter and Co Agents

Carter and Co Agents

Braddon

Level 1B/15 Torrens St, Braddon ACT
One Agency Sandy Morris

One Agency Sandy Morris

Kambah

PO Box 2112, Kambah ACT
inStyle Estate Agents Canberra

inStyle Estate Agents Canberra

Fyshwick

9/26 Ipswich Street, Fyshwick ACT
PRD Canberra

PRD Canberra

Braddon

U1, 24 Girrahween St, Braddon ACT
Brady's Real Estate

Brady's Real Estate

Harrison

163 / 148 Flemington Road, Harrison ACT

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What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: English, Irish, Scottish, German, Chinese.
What supermarkets are there in Watson? Watson SupaIGA.
What restaurants are there in Watson? My Friend, Watson Takeaway.
What's the size of Watson? Watson is 3.67 square kilometres and has a population of 1480.
What's the postcode of Watson, ACT? The postcode for Watson, ACT is **2602**
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