Residence In The Prestigious Toxteth Estate

278 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, Australia
Price Upon Request
MLS lre_287_1125021
Web code LUNM
Status Active

Key Details

Total Beds
Full Baths


Set on a level block of approximately 387 square meters within the prestigious Toxteth Estate, this freestanding residence of the Victorian Italianate era, has been with the one family for some six decades. The patriarch, a renowned stonemason from the Lombardy region of Italy, ensured the home was well maintained throughout his life, whilst he and his wife raised their family in this sought-after location literally metres the edge of Rozelle Bay. The property is ready to occupy and enjoy affording its new owners time to ponder the endless possibilities to capitalize on its generous proportions spanning two levels, its...

large level block and of course its prized location. - Handsome double fronted facade with tuck-pointed brickwork, wrought iron spear point fence and tessellated tiled verandah/path - Impressive entrance hallway featuring ornate archway with Romanesque columns and richly coloured stain glass door panels - Adjoining formal lounge and dining rooms with marble fireplace and hidden sliding double door divider with stained glass topper - 4 double bedrooms including the large master facing the street, one with decorative fireplace and another with an ensuite bathroom - 2 additional bathrooms, a second living room plus informal dining - 2 kitchens, one servicing the formal rooms to the front of the home whilst the other to the rear, has water glimpses from its sun-drenched breakfast nook - Rich timber floors throughout, lofty ceilings and picture rails - Huge multi room lower level with robust Sydney sandstone foundations. This area of the home has the laundry, 4th bathroom, cellar, storerooms and workshop - The large rear courtyard garden has parking for 2 cars beneath a huge all-weather awning - Minutes' walk to the Light Rail Station, St Scholastica College, Jubilee AFL/Cricket Oval and the iconic culinary/retail centre known as The Tramsheds…a favourite with the locals - At the end of the street is a city bus stop and the foreshore walk/cycleway which takes you along Blackwattle Bay to the site of the new Sydney Fish Markets

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