Kensington 12 Cottenham Avenue
A Grand Manor-Like Home With A Private Backyard Paradise on 904sqm
Perched high for privacy on over 900sqm of land, this manor-like 1920s beauty has been tastefully renovated retaining its period grandeur while creating a perfect environment for family living. A commanding hilltop setting affords panoramic district views over Royal Randwick Racecourse while a versatile layout features a self-contained apartment or teen retreat designed to function independently or be incorporated into the main home. Recreated with utmost respect to its architectural heritage, the home's ornate ceilings, leadlight windows and original vintage features pay homage to the original build but it's the huge landscaped backyard that really brings the wow factor. An entertainer's cabana, swim spa, infrared sauna and chook house make deliver a private wellness sanctuary with a luxurious resort-like ambiance that's dedicated to happy family living and entertaining. A dress-circle setting just 550m to Kensington Park is 800m to UNSW and the light rail with easy access to top schools, the city and beaches.
One of Kensington's finest homes, exquisite period featuresBuilt c1926 with only ever a handful of families in ownership14.5m approx frontage, deep garden setback, lock-up garageTerrazzo foyer, Japan Black floorboard, leadlight windows3 large bedrooms with built-ins, king-sized bay fronted mainLower level 4th bed/private self-contained apartmentElegant living room, custom joinery, RealFlame gas fireplaceFrench doors to a terrazzo verandah with wide open viewsHuge dining with vintage fireplace opens to a wide terraceLarge kitchen with an adjoining laundry room and bathroomEntertainer's cabana, swim spa, sundeck and infrared saunaGlamorous original Art Deco bathroom, designer 3rd bathWine cellar, reverse air, plantation shutters, 904sqm approx