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A Historic Residence of Grand Proportions

North Sydney Sold / $3.001M
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This beautiful sandstone residence has stood the test of time, constructed in 1880 and rich in local history. Originally the home of artist Percy Lindsay - the brother of Norman Lindsay, it was restored and transformed under the guidance of renowned architect David Boddam-Whetham.

Exacting in its quality, craftsmanship and proportions, the home displays a careful balance where old meets new, seamlessly integrating the warmth and richness of its remarkable solid sandstone walls with stunning contemporary finishes and highlighting them in many places with the inspired use of creative down lighting and up lighting.

Full use has been made of its generous 435sqm (approx.) block with open plan entertaining spaces sweeping out to the alfresco terrace and lush gardens. Showcasing lavish room sizes and the finest of finishes, this unique home is a light filled haven of exemplary style resting in an exclusive pocket just moments to North Sydney, CBD, bus, rail and bayside parks.


Features

Fenced with electric driveway gate and intercom entry Original 150 mm Kauri pine wide timber floors Two generous bedrooms rest peacefully on the lower level Superb bathroom with solid sandstone walls and stunning freestanding bath Underfloor heating in entry and guest bathroom EcoSmart firebox Lower level sitting room/study, expansive entry foyer Showpiece stairway with recycled treads and feature sandstone Stainless steel kitchen with full range of high end appliances Integrated Jennair fridge/freezer, Miele oven and steamer Large casual dining, wall to ceiling sliders open to the terrace Paved alfresco terrace overlooking the beauty of the streetscape Separate family living room, laundry with recycled timber bench Master retreat with adjoining study/lavish dressing room with wall of robes Magnificent ensuite of vast proportions and designer appeal Ducted air conditioning (upstairs), original fireplaces, 400 bottle wine cellar, powder room Double carport with dual entry accessing both levels Walk to the cafe culture of Kirribilli and McMahons Point, North Sydney centre and enjoy a quick CBD commute

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