This home is an iconic colonial treasure

'Available for private inspection'

Entrenched in the peninsula's early maritime history, this convict-built sandstone cottage stands proud as one of Birchgrove's earliest homes. Built on land granted to Thomas Baker in 1831, the property captures sweeping views over Mort Bay and the city skyline that unfolds as you journey through the home with the top floor retreat set against a spectacular harbour backdrop. A choice of indoor and outdoor living areas, beautiful craftsmanship and rear lane access to oversized garaging make this artisan's cottage a true historic treasure.

- Spread over four levels all opening to outdoor entertaining spaces
- Convict-cut sandstone walls, Kauri boards and original fireplaces
- Fluid whole floor living and entertaining with a large gas kitchen
- 2 bedrooms and a sitting room, wide balconies with city views
- Top floor retreat with a dazzling city and Harbour Bridge panorama
- 29sqm rooftop entertainer's terrace and a private walled courtyard
- 26sqm lock-up garage, first time offered to the market in 20 years
- Exclusive enclave, stroll to Birchgrove Park, 800m to the ferry wharf

Additional details

  • Council rates $517 pq
  • Water rates $291 pq

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Sold

Sold prior to auction on Mon 23 March 2020

Result

$1.908m

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Matthew Hayson

0411 519 190 

Rita Lopresti

0419 445 340 

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