Spectacular Sydney Residence

History:-
Considered a 'Maritime Villa', the 12 metre wide home on 686 sqm of land was purpose-built in 1883 to face the water rather than the street to monitor the tides of the Harbour. The second-oldest home on Simmons Street, the property was thought of with such importance that it is listed as a heritage-conserved home.

Renovation:-
The significant residence on the Northern cusp of the Balmain peninsula was architecturally-reinvented in 2008 offering a truly unrivalled waterfront-oasis. A meticulous marriage of the original construction to the brand-new wing was achieved through inspired design and pays sympathetic homage to its original era. With a focus on space and light, the indoor/outdoor areas take full advantage of the Northern-light and Harbour-side setting.

Outlook:-
Boasting absolute water-frontage, the home gazes across the Harbour to a full-frontal view of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Goat Island, part of Sydney Harbour National Park. Hear and smell the water lapping at the home's boundary.

Layout:-
Offering glass-embraced interiors spilling onto the manicured gardens, the home with a double lock-up garage provides generous sleeping accommodation and impressive living quarters. Offering four spacious bedrooms, the master bedroom showcases a Harbour-view balcony, walk-in robe and ensuite with 'his and hers' basins. The sunken pavilion-style living features a stunning open fireplace and an inviting ambience. A home that emphasises entertaining, the Gaggenau-appointed kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and finishes brings the living area and lawn together.

Fixtures and finishes:-
Beautiful materials including Himalayan stone, Red Iron Bark timber and concrete have been used to create a contemporary setting. The home showcases 4.5 deluxe bathrooms with limestone and mosaic-tiled finishes and bi-fold glass doors to blur the lines of inside and out. Wired for smart-technology, the home features C-Bus, a CCTV and AV system, media room, zoned air-conditioning, smart storage solutions.

Lifestyle:-
The property features a Red Iron Bark finished boatshed, mechanical slipway for a 30 foot boat, tiered gardens and a mosaic-tiled pool and spa. Offering a Harbour-side and park-side setting with Simmons Point Reserve adjacent, become immersed in the Balmain lifestyle with bistros, wine bars, boutique shopping and schools surrounding. Only 10 minutes to the CBD, travel there by ferry, bus or car

Additional details

  • Land size approx 686 sqm
  • Council rates $1,880 pq
  • Water rates $173 pq

4 4 2

Sold

Tue 14 May

Result

Undisclosed

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Matthew Hayson

0411 519 190 

Danny Cobden

0411 144 210 

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