"The Gunyah" c.1887
A home of rare history, grandeur and proportions. Originally the residence of noted Antarctic explorer and Geologist Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth David, this full brick freestanding Victorian Italianate Manor sits on a prominent corner block, surrounded by similar established residences and directly opposite the magnificent grounds of St. John's Church. Its soaring 4.2 metre high ceilings and expansive windows highlight exquisite period detailing, reimagined for a contemporary lifestyle.
Three double bedrooms all with custom built robes Enormous formal lounge and banquet rooms drenched in all day North-East sunshine Stunning separate kitchen with New York marble benchtops, Blum drawers, stainless steel dishwasher, gas stove and direct access to outdoor al fresco dining area A beautiful array of gorgeous leadlight, stained glass and bay windows Glorious ornate timber fireplace in working order with classic glass mirror Polished timber floorboards and skirtings as well as high end plantation shutters Big bright family bathroom as well as second toilet with shower & internal laundry facilities Tandem off street parking for two cars and rear garden shed Lovely low maintenance courtyard & gardens throughout Office/study nook and charming covered front verandah with original tessellated tiles Full ducted reverse cycle air conditioning over four zones NBN Installed with hardwired internet (HFC cable) and flexible connection points for all devices 950 metre (10 mins) walk to Ashfield train station, shops, pubs, cafes and the soon to be re-opened Ashfield Aquatic Centre Easy access to both Ashfield Park and Hammond Park & highly convenient M4 new West Connex connection Surrounded by numerous quality schools from De La Salle Boys College, Bethlehem Girls College, Trinity Grammar, Burwood Girls High, St. Vincent's Primary & Fort Street Selective
A property of such quality and historical significance is rarely offered and very tightly held. Those who crave easy living in a unique, character-filled space are perfectly suited to such a fine family home.
PublicAshfield Boys High School, Ashfield Public School, Burwood Girls High School, Croydon Public School, Dobroyd Point Public School, Five Dock Public School, Haberfield Public School, Lucas Gardens School, Summer Hill Public School
PrivateBethlehem College, De La Salle College, Ashfield, Domremy Catholic College, Holy Innocents' Catholic Primary School, Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney, Rosebank College, St Joan of Arc Catholic Primary School, St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Trinity Grammar School * Nearby schools are selected based on straight-line distance only.
Aris Dendrinos — 0412465567
- Land area approx 366sqm
- Garages 2
- Secure Parking
- Built In Wardrobes
- Air Conditioning
- Open Fireplace