6/10-12 Wood Street


Grand estate-like home in prime Eastern Hill position

Auction Saturday 24 February

FIND. Discover the grandeur of 'Merriwa,' an opulent freestanding home on prestigious Eastern Hill. Commanding a prime lot cornering Wood Street and Addison Road, this luxurious residence, built in 1887, is steeped in history and character. Boasting Edwardian style bay windows, timber panelling, return verandahs, and tessellated tiles, all set beneath soaring high ceilings adorned with magnificent period details. Known for its heritage significance, this home cleverly blends the allure of yesteryear with modern Manly living.

LOVE. "Merriwa" presents a sophisticated fusion of historical elegance and contemporary comfort. The expansive hallway links all rooms, encompassing three oversized bedrooms, two luxurious bathrooms, and two exquisite lounge areas. The front living space, with North-facing windows and French doors, opens onto the wrap-around verandah, inviting in light and gentle breezes. The enormous dining room transitions seamlessly into a galley-style kitchen, leading to a fenced courtyard - an ideal blend of grandeur and homeliness.
- Despite sharing a double block with a series of exclusive town homes, "Merriwa" is the only freestanding home on this lot.
- The grand home features three enormous bedrooms, two with built-in robes.
- Master bedroom with a gorgeous marble fireplace as its feature and French doors opening to a covered patio to sit and watch the world go by.
- Two elegant and spacious bathrooms, one with a separate shower and bath.
- Internal laundry room conveniently located off the kitchen.
- Notable Edwardian features with a long central hallway servicing all rooms.
- Recent enhancements including fresh paint and polished floorboards have helped to maintain the home's historical integrity.
- Double lock up garage is a huge value add in this popular Manly location.

LIVE. Reside in a location that epitomises the best of Manly. Step out to a variety of beaches, vibrant eateries, and Manly Wharf within minutes. This exclusive Eastern Hill setting marries the excitement of Manly town with the tranquillity of harbourside living. Enjoy the ease of commuting with nearby buses and ferries, and embrace the Northern Beaches lifestyle from this iconic, commanding location. This is not just a home; it's a piece of Manly's luxurious history, waiting for you to play your part.

Water rates: Approx $172.70 pq
Council rates: Approx $661.60 pq
Strata rates: Approx $2669.85 pq

Approx 286 sqm


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

Shopping & Dining:
- Manly Wharf restaurants and bars
- Manly Corso shops, restaurants, cafes and bars

- Manly Village Primary School
- Mackellar Secondary Girls Campus
- Balgowlah Secondary Boys Campus
- St Pauls College
- Stella Maris College

- The historical features of this home and location make it truly special and unique, with local studies indicating Wood Street was created c1878-79, and Merriwa was built not long after.
- While this block is shared with a series of townhomes, this home is separate with a courtyard and access from Wood Street and Addison Road.
- This Eastern Hill location is unbeatable, being close enough to Manly Town for all its conveniences, yet far enough away to enjoy a peaceful harbourside lifestyle.

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3 Bed
2 Bath
2 Car
Sold February 2024
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