228 Sydney Road
Fairlight

Sold $2,680,000

Timeless elegance meets modern potential in freestanding Fairlight gem

Auction Saturday 24 February

FIND. Embrace the timeless elegance and potential of this double brick, freestanding Fairlight residence. Stepping inside, you're greeted by an entry foyer that welcomes light and a cooling breeze, leading you into a home rich in character and history. The formal living area is grand with high ornate ceilings, a charming picture rail, and a captivating bay window overlooking a lush garden. Set on a convenient corner lot, this home is located at the perfect midpoint between Fairlight Village, Sydney Road shops and Stockland Shopping Centre.

LOVE. Journey through the original part of the home discover a blend of casual and formal spaces, culminating in a more recently added dining area and original kitchen ripe for a creative renovation. This home comprises three generous bedrooms, two featuring built-in robes, and the master with a bay window seat set against original stained glass, creating a serene retreat.
- Original kitchen offering a canvas for your dream kitchen and dining design.
- A casual living area seamlessly connecting to the dining space that leads to the lower level.
- Downstairs home office leading to a garden and multi-purpose area.
- Extensive under-house storage and a convenient internal laundry room.
- A secondary toilet downstairs offering added convenience.
- Single lock-up garage with Austin Street access.
- School zoning for esteemed local public schools including Manly West Primary School, as well as Northern Beaches Secondary Campus - Mackellar Girls and Balgowlah Boys.

LIVE. Located in a well-connected Fairlight setting, this home promises a lifestyle of coastal convenience. Revel in the proximity to Sydney Road shops, Stockland Shopping Centre, and popular Fairlight Village. Embrace leisurely strolls to Fairlight shops or enjoy the scenic Spit to Manly walk. With an array of surf and harbour beaches within reach, and transport options including city-bound buses and Manly Wharf ferries, this home offers an unparalleled blend of serene living and urban accessibility.

SIZE/RATES:
Water rates: Approx $204 pq
Council rates: Approx $521.31 pq

Size: Approx 398.4 sqm

ABOUT THE AREA

Local Transport:
- Buses to city CBD, Westfield Warringah Mall and surrounds
- Manly Wharf ferries to Circular Quay

Shopping & Dining:
- Fairlight shops and The Butchers cafe
- Stockland Balgowlah shopping centre
- Manly Corso and Wharf shops and restaurants

Schools:
- Manly West Primary school
- St Pauls High School
- Stella Maris College
- Mackellar Girls Campus
- Balgowlah Boys Campus
- St Augustine's College

WHAT THE OWNER LOVES:
- This home is full of character and although some spaces are ready to be brought back to their full potential, it is a solid brick home that is rich in Fairlight history.
- The lifestyle benefits of this convenient location include easy access to buses, proximity to local shops and supermarkets as well as surf and harbour beaches.
- With access to the lock up garage on Austin Street, entry and exit to the driveway is easy from this quiet Fairlight Street.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of the information provided to you in our marketing material, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by our Vendors, and as such, Cunninghams makes no statement, representation or warranty, and assumes no legal liability in relation to the accuracy of the information provided. Interested parties should conduct their own due diligence in relation to each property they are considering purchasing. All photographs, maps and images are representative only, for marketing purposes. Some images show virtual styling

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4 Bed
2 Bath
2 Car
Sold February 2024
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Georgi Bates

Georgi Bates

Director, Residential Sales

0409 171 926 02 9430 9405 georgi@cunninghamsre.com.au
Chris Nicholls

Chris Nicholls

Residential Sales

0460 009 595 9430 9406 chris@cunninghamsre.com.au