'Barncleuth House' an imposing c1884 Victorian residence is magnificent in its majestic proportions and an Elizabeth Bay landmark. One of the very few grand homes in the area. This heritage statement home has been painstakingly and masterfully brought back to life with tireless and meticulous restoration works completed by the home's owner/architect. It is set on approximately 268sqm of north facing grounds, offering a rare opportunity to own a significant and established four-storey house spanning approximately 400sqm of accommodation and living areas so close to the city and harbour foreshore. With a flexible mixed use zoning the property may be used for residential and commercial purposes subject to approval.
Step inside this glorious hand crafted residence to discover a timeless and well-preserved interior layout that features generous formal, casual living areas and spaces for all types of entertaining. Modernised interiors cleverly combine original character with a smart contemporary design, and has been brought into the 21st century with a state-of-the-art Tesla solar power system.
Featuring ornate period details with soaring decorative ceilings, polished timber floors and original marble fireplaces. A significant multi-level floorplan allows for 5 bedrooms, renovated marble bathrooms, a powder room with 4th WC, home/owners architect designed entertainer's kitchen, home office, children's rumpus room and a vast attic that captures sweeping views over Elizabeth Bay and Rushcutters Bay. To the front there is a private alfresco garden area, a sunlit outdoor space at the rear and secure level parking.
An incredible inner-eastern suburb haven with a choice of celebrated cafes, wine bars and many of Sydney's most notable restaurants a short stroll from the front door.
A truly spectacular family-residence which presents an opportunity to own a very special home steeped rich in Australian history.
Sydney City Council: $770 per quarter approximately
Sydney Water: $250 per quarter approximately
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