Built in 1896, and seamlessly spanning four levels, this four bedroom massive home sits proudly in Walker Street , a slice of Sydney's history.
With Peter Fudge landscaped gardens back and front, the home offers a magnificent street presence with its full width top and bottom covered verandahs.
Hugely in demand, these terraces are in fact a model of adaptability. Rooms can change function or be linked together offering opportunity for all types of buyers be they large or small families, downsizers or young executives. The flexibility and versatility of a terrace such as this makes it quite unique.
The impressive formal rooms with their soaring 14ft ceilings, have retained many of their original features including heritage, fireplaces, ( there are 4 fireplaces in the home) original Kauri Pine floorboards , picture rails and ceiling roses which ooze ,a sense of history about the home and offer an amazing feeling of grandeur.
Walking back through the home into the kitchen/ family area is an open plan country style kitchen with slate floors which leads out to a covered private timber deck and the start of the Harbour views which can be seen from many vantage points throughout the home. Quite special is the atrium in this area which offers both additional light aswell as a sense of space and another dimension to this property.
With rear lane access there is secure parking for two cars in the back garden and with the removal of the large tree (approvals have been given by council) there is space enough to build a double garage.
The generous Master bedroom with its original fireplace, features built in floor to ceiling robes and leads out to a stunning spacious, covered verandah with Harbour views to the Anzac Bridge easy to sit here with a glass of wine and watch the sun setting over the water!
All 4 bedrooms are generous in size with plenty of wardrobes and storage throughout the home. There are decks, balconies and verandahs throughout the home and they all offer delicious Harbour or Harbour Bridge views.
The atrium forms a perfect library area and it is easy to see yourself snuggled up here with a good book. There are so many rooms over so many levels that there is every opportunity to sneak away and have some quiet Me time.
On the top level of the home is bedroom 4 / study and the views of the Harbour Bridge and City from the balcony here are picture perfect. An ideal aerie to view the New Years Eve fireworks from!
There is opportunity in this home to add value. The beauty of these classic terraces is that they offer you the opportunity to introduce contemporary design and fittings inside so you can stamp your mark on the place, whilst still retaining the charm of the classic period appearance outside.
With gracious proportions this distinctive home is a low maintenance lock up and leave, and yet comfortable and spacious enough to accommodate a wealth of family and friends . With Only steps to the station and one stop to the city, or a brisk walk over the bridge what a fine way to get to work each morning! Steps of course to the finest shops, restaurants and cafes.
This delightful dame is a slice of Sydney history and offers inner city living at it's most finest.