268 Sydney Road
Balgowlah

Sold

Character and charm meets potential and opportunity

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FIND. Positioned on a generous 537sqm (sub-dividable) corner block with dual street frontage and held in the same family for 94 years, this beautiful Art Deco bungalow is currently configured as two separate apartments, offering endless versatility and opportunity with the option of living in one and renting out the other, or combining both to create a gracious family home.

LOVE. Brimming with exquisite original Art Deco features, the property is a stunning example of its architectural era with a traditional brick façade set upon an exposed sandstone base and a shingle-skirted bay window. Ornate leadlight front doors swing open to reveal character interiors graced with high patterned ceilings, picture rails and traditional decorative architraves.
- Front apartment offers charming living room complete with original fireplace and bay leadlight window
- Contemporary kitchen with gas cooktop
- Neat and tidy original bathroom with shower/bath
- Airy master bedroom with high patterned ceilings
- Rear apartment with driveway access onto Waratah Street
- Double lock-up garage with gated driveway parking
- Character living room with leadlight bay window and window seat
- Modern gas kitchen with Bosch dishwasher and breakfast bar
- Newer extension includes contemporary bathroom, spacious master bedroom and large sunny verandah

LIVE. Conveniently placed between Balgowlah and Fairlight, this central address offers easy access to schools, parks, city buses, cafes and restaurants. The lifestyle location has plenty to offer with village shopping, coastal walkways and beaches, as well as close proximity to Manly.

RATES/SIZE:
Water rates: Approx $150 pq
Council rates: Approx $446 pq
Size: Approx 539 sqm

ABOUT THE AREA
Local Transport:
- Buses to city CBD, Chatswood, Westfield Warringah Mall & Manly

Shopping:
- Stockland Balgowlah shopping centre and Balgowlah village provide a choice of cafes, shops & restaurants

Schools:
- Manly West Public School
- Balgowlah Boys Campus
- Mackellar Girls Campus

WHAT THE OWNER LOVES:
- We love the home's beautiful period detail – it feels like a unique and special place to live
- Being able to generate income by renting out the second apartment has been fantastic
- The location is so convenient with city buses out the front and within easy walking distance of both Balgowlah and Fairlight villages

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3 bed
3 bath
2 car
Sold October 2021
Details
Land Size: 537sqm
Water Rates: $150 per quarter
Council Rates: $446 per quarter
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Chris Nicholls

Residential Sales

0460 009 595 02 9430 9406 [email protected]

Georgi Bates

Partner, Residential Sales

0409 171 926 02 9430 9405 [email protected]