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  • For Sale    Price Upon Request (Off Market)
  • 18 Ward Avenue
  • Land Size: 379.97 m2
  • Property Type: Multi-Family Home
  • Property Style: Victorian - Italianate
  • Bedroom(s): 4
  • Bathroom(s): 3

Property Description

'Oakleigh' Grand Victorian Italianate Residence With Early C20th Addition On Approx. 380sqm Land
A rare opportunity with multiple possibilities, 'Oakleigh' is an exceptional property comprising a freestanding Victorian Italianate three-level villa built in the 1880s as a gentleman's residence and connected by rear verandahs to a wing added during the 1920s. A cherished home owned by three generations of one family since 1963, 'Oakleigh' is ready for renovation and adaptive to a wide range of sectors including owner occupiers, creative arts, medical professionals, hospitality, investors, heritage property developers and serviced apartments STCA.

Perfectly positioned on the edge of Potts Point with a short stroll to harbourside Rushcutters Bay Park, the property occupies 380sqm (approx.) land with a 13.56m (approx.) frontage, established gardens with magnolias, and parking for two cars. Retaining original architectural detailing with acanthus motifs, the residence has an elegant facade with iron lace verandahs, while the interiors feature grand rooms, soaring ceilings, wall friezes, Kauri floors, fireplaces, cedar staircase and a belvedere.

During the early 20th century, the Italianate residence's interiors were altered to include a kitchen on each of the three levels, while the rear addition of an L- shaped brick building includes 12 rooms with kitchenettes. Brimming with potential, the property will appeal to those looking to secure an exciting renovation project in an urban lifestyle location close to cafes, dining, shopping and bus/train transport.

- Adaptive for versatile usage with multiple possibilities STCA
- 380sqm (approx.) land with 13.56m (approx.) street frontage
- Italianate c1880s residence and c1920s wing
- Both three-level buildings connected by timber verandahs
- Residence with elegant facade and iron lace verandahs
- Grand rooms with soaring ceilings and ornate wall friezes
- Kauri floors, cedar staircase, fireplaces and a tower room
- Interiors include 3 kitchens, 3 bathrooms, 3 separate toilets
- Storerooms on each level; laundry accessed via the garden
- Early c20th addition includes 12 rooms with kitchenettes.
- Leafy front garden with spear point iron fence and gates
- Garden features 2 x mature Magnolia Grandiflora trees
- Off-street parking for two cars in gated side driveway
- 50m to cafe and dining scene on Bayswater Road
- 250m to Fitzroy Gardens and Macleay Street bistros
- 250m to supermarkets, city buses and train station
- 600m walk to harbourside Rushcutters Bay Park

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Daniele Onofaro
Daniele Onofaro Sydney Sotheby's International Realty