The inspired transformation of a colonial treasure

The creative reinvention of this rare double-fronted colonial cottage reveals a masterful fusion of heritage charm and architectural flair in an exclusive peninsula enclave just off the buzz of Darling Street. Built in the 1850s as one of Balmain's earliest homes, the historic sandstone treasure captures dazzling cityscape views from the luxurious upper level master retreat and opens out to a landscaped entertainer's haven. Freestanding to the north, this sun-filled family home is a short stroll to scenic harbour parkland and 600m to Balmain Wharf for an easy commute to the city.

- 8m fronted corner block, secure side access via Gladstone St
- 3 spacious bedrooms with built-ins and 2 new designer baths
- Master retreat with cathedral ceilings and a home office/nursery
- Juliet balconies, alluring views to the tip of the Harbour Bridge
- Master bathroom with double stone vanity and a double shower
- Sleek Caesarstone gas kitchen and sun-filled living and dining
- Bi-folds to a landscaped courtyard garden with built-in gas bbq
- Custom joinery, ample storage, reverse air, polished floorboards
- 500m to Balmain Public School, stroll to village life and parkland

Additional details

  • Land size approx 171 sqm
  • Council rates $567 pq
  • Water rates $144 pq

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Sold

Sold prior to auction on Thu 13 May 2021

Result

$2.975m

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Selling agents

Matthew Hayson

0411 519 190 

Rosemary Chen

0414 766 743 

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