Federation Grandeur On The Edge Of Centennial Park


One of Kensington's finest examples of Queen Anne style architecture, this double-fronted Federation home has undergone a sympathetic renovation that rings true to its architectural pedigree while offering every creature comfort. Built c1905, the freestanding home is set on a sunny level 613sqm approx on the edge of Centennial Park just 300m to the Royal Randwick Racecourse and 400m to the light rail. Grandly scaled interiors are rich in period detail with a fluid single-storey layout that honours the home's heritage by uniting the traditional front with a light-filled contemporary extension and a sunny child-friendly garden that's a joy throughout the seasons. A family friendly design features five bedrooms including a master suite and study or nursery, while soaring 3.4m ceilings and four marble fireplaces serve as a gracious reminder of the past. A fantastic location opposite Kensington Public School affords easy access to the city, UNSW and the east's best beaches.

Elegant bay frontage and traditional tessellated tile verandah Wide corbelled arch hallway, 3.4m ceilings, Kauri floorboards4 king-sized bedrooms, 3 with built-in wardrobes and marble fireplacesSunlit main with a WIR and ensuite, 5th bedroom/2nd living area and studySun-filled living room, French doors to a north-facing patio Reclaimed Blackbutt floorboards, beautiful light and airflowBi-fold doors to a wisteria-framed entertainer's courtyard Stone-topped island kitchen with a walk-in pantry/sculleryChef's Smeg gas range cooker, integrated Bosch dishwasherPrivate established garden with a sandpit and fruit trees Elegant dining room with a window bay, opens to the gardenFamily bathroom with a Kaldewei bath and separate showerLarge internal laundry/utilities room, garden storage shed224sqm approx of internal living space and 3 carspaces

5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
3 parking
613sqm approx land area

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Sydney Sotheby's International Realty - New South Head Road
459 New South Head Road Double Bay NSW 2028

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