18 Griffiths Street, Fairlight
3 bed | 1 bath
Flawless renovation of a classic period home with wow factor gardens
The flawless reinterpretation of this 1907 heritage weatherboard classic showcases seamless indoor-outdoor living transitions and outstanding workmanship. Using a minimal palette of natural materials and neutral colours, the home delivers an immediate wow factor from the moment you step through the stylish front gate.
FIND: At every turn, there is either a retained period feature or clever contemporary detail to be admired in this Northerly aspect home. With 12 foot high ceilings and fabulous wood floors, the house is warm and welcoming. The sunlit living area, with its huge sash windows, boasts a custom designed entertainment unit and surround sound speakers within the ceiling. Wall-to-wall bi-folds in the dining area open to a covered entertaining deck overlooking the private rear garden, where custom natural stone and timber seating is framed by mature plantings and lush foliage.
LOVE: Professionally designed landscaping by Adam Robinson, of Adam Robinson Designs, makes a truly impressive contemporary statement from front to back. The multi-layered entertaining decks, with ambient lighting for evening socialising, and an automated watering system, are evidence of the professional thought that has created a relaxed alfresco experience. The well appointed open plan kitchen is bright and airy and connects seamlessly to the living/dining area. The kitchen showcases an island breakfast bar, stylish light fixtures, stainless steel SMEG/Miele appliances and soft close drawers. An impeccable full main bathroom and guest powder room includes integrated laundry facilities, beautiful tessellated tile floors, luxurious Kohler tap ware, and classic marble bench tops.
LIVE: Ideally located in the quiet backstreets of this very popular suburb, this lovely family home is in the catchment zone for Manly West Public School, and offers easy access to Manly, the Boy Charlton pool, bus stops, cafes and shops on Sydney Road, along with the numerous stunning beaches around Manly and Fairlight.