Florence Villa, an iconic harbour estate

Holding a significant place in Sydney's maritime history, Florence Villa was built in 1875 by Ambrose Thornley Jnr and today stands as a gracious reminder of the past in the rapidly transforming Blackwattle Bay precinct. The Picturesque Gothic meets Italianate style estate is set on a north facing 612sqm waterfront reserve landholding overlooking the harbour. The gated compound features a manor-like residence and The Stables, a converted stable house with separate entrances, designed to function as self-contained dwellings, design studio, professional suites or guest cottages.

- A once-in-a-generation opportunity steeped in Glebe's history
- Unobstructed views, beautiful by day and magical by night
- A rare offering, one of only a few remaining harbour estates
- Gated flagstone forecourt and manicured NW facing gardens
- Lovingly restored and revived Italianate style manor home
- 3.6m ceilings, marble fireplaces and gabled dormer windows
- Grand formal rooms, sun-filled sitting room, master wing
- The Stables, 2 self-contained dwellings or professional suites
- Lofty warehouse feel, cathedral ceilings, exposed brickwork
- Rare 4 car parking, convenient access, close proximity to CBD & all amenities
- Blackwattle Bay Park and the award-winning foreshore walk at the doorstep
- Reinvigorated harbour precinct with world-class attractions

Additional details

  • Land size approx 612 sqm
  • Council rates $738 pq
  • Water rates $251 pq

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