The ultimate designer beach cottage
* Barely a breath to the golden sands and rolling surf, this freestanding beach cottage offers unexpectedly spacious interiors with a fluid and highly functional layout.
* Built c1908, it's set on a one-way street in the very heart of Manly, literally just a level 100m stroll to the beachfront and footsteps to an enticing array of gourmet cafés, restaurants and boutiques.
* Creative interiors exude an inviting beach-inspired ambience and feature a chic blend of original period features and sleek contemporary finishes.
* Accommodation comprises two double bedrooms, both with built-in robes, and the main with a marble feature fireplace and an adjoining sunroom - ideal as a sitting area or study.
* High ceilings, crisp white interiors and polished timber floors add to the beach feel of the home and create the perfect backdrop for showcasing art.
* A spacious living area with marble fireplace leads through to a skylit dining area and the designer CaesarStone gas kitchen with breakfast bar, integrated stainless steel appliances, ample polyurethane cabinetry and chic glass splashbacks.
* Redesigned for fluid indoor/outdoor living, the sunroom opens out to a lush garden oasis with enormous entertainer's deck, established vege garden and easycare native plantings. Featuring convenient secure level side access, an outdoor beach shower is ideal for rinsing off after a day spent on the beach or in the surf.
* A particular highlight of this gorgeous beachside retreat is the versatile garden studio with separate entry and sisal carpeting - ideal as a home office, casual living area or rumpus room.
* The home is serviced by a fresh white-tiled bathroom with bath, walk-in frameless glass shower and separate W.C. plus a large laundry with built-in storage.
* Explore the potential to further develop the skylit attic level storage area with easy access pull down ladder and capitalise on potential beach views.
* Additional features include gas heating, ceiling fans, Kauri floors, timber blinds and masses of attic storage.
* Enjoy an enviable beachside lifestyle, a short level walk to the ferry and moments to world-renowned lifestyle attractions, scenic coastal walks and ocean parkland.