Double Bay 40 Cross Street
Landmark Family Home In Prime Double Bay Location With Parking
Majestic and magnificent, this showpiece 5-bedroom home stands as one of the most distinctive freestanding houses in Double Bay, footsteps to cafes, boutiques and the legendary buzz of this harbourside locale. Built circa 1920 and beautifully updated to combine period details with luxury modern finishes, this is a home to savour in one of Sydney's most desirable suburbs, with parking for 2 vehicles.
Presenting to the street in an elegant fashion, a jasmine-wrapped verandah introduces this home of style and grace set over two levels. High decorative ceilings and polished floorboards frame spacious flowing interiors leading from an arched hallway, with the lower level offering a combination of both living areas and accommodation spaces, complete with fantastic rear deck area.
The generous lower master bedroom features walk-through robe, bay window, marble fireplace and full en-suite with separate shower and bath. A 2nd large lower bedroom is an excellent space which opens to front verandah, while a 3rd bedroom is quiet and features b/in robes plus marble fireplace. The two further bedrooms on the upper level are spacious and light-filled, with one offering great scope for flexible use as a teen retreat.
Living areas comprise of a formal lower living room with wood-mantle fireplace and serene ambience, whilst a rear informal area offers a relaxed zone for family living, opening out through bi-fold French doors to the expansive deck, sheltered by mature trees and great for entertaining. The adjacent provincial-style kitchen is immaculate, with gas cooking and dishwasher, with adjoining dining area. A total of three bathrooms meanwhile offer convenience, with a full main bathroom at rear of the lower level and also on the upper level.
Other features include internal laundry, chandeliers, vaulted ceilings, video intercom, electric front gate, under-stair storage, ducted A/C, and leadlight windows, all adding up to form a superb home in an ideal position. A level walk to the cafes, shopping and amenities of Double Bay, it is also minutes to the harbour foreshore at Steyne Park, with easy access to local schools and transport to the CBD.
A landmark family home, this luxury residence is certain to appeal to those looking for a home of distinction in a prime Eastern Suburbs location.