Stunning Period Home with Contemporary Finesse
Enjoy your break on one of Manly's finest locations, this private and peaceful family sanctuary, steeped in historic charm from the 1885 Victorian era, has been tastefully renovated throughout with all the modern luxuries. Graced with fresh inspired interiors, a highly versatile layout conducive to families of all ages caters to an effortless holiday lifestyle.
In an idyllic location only a few minutes walk to the heart of Manly, enjoy short strolls to surf and harbour beaches, endless shops and restaurants, schools, ferries and buses.
With a commanding street presence, the home is in an elevated position with front level lawns, formal gardens and a classic facade complete with an entry porch of tessellated tiles, perfect to catch the morning sun with a coffee.
On entry, the grand opulence of a bygone era is clearly evident in the original part of the home, with classic period features meticulously restored throughout including an arched hallway, high ornate ceilings, leadlight windows, and 3 impressive working cast-iron fireplaces.
Boasting both formal and informal living, the grand formal lounge and dining flows to an open-plan family room with state-of-the-art kitchen. Glass bi-folds extend the family living to a private rear yard complete with a full-length sandstone entertaining terrace, built-in BBQ, level lawns and lush gardens of Magnolias and Frangipanis.
Expertly designed, a sleek kitchen radiates with thick CaesarStone bench tops and stainless steel appliances, impeccably crafted with smart storage solutions in soft-close cabinetry. Wide Blackbutt floors, chic plantation shutters and bespoke joinery feature, adding to the quality of finishes and attention to detail.
Accommodation is generous with 4 large bedrooms, all with built-in robes, including a king sized guest bedroom at the front of the home with its own period fireplace. A huge upper level private master retreat conveys the luxury expected of a home of this quality, with its own living quarters and stunning ensuite, opening onto a private balcony with leafy harbour glimpses over Manly.
Additional features include a further spacious study off the family living with built-in cabinetry, substantial storage and an internal compact laundry, a coveted large DLUG, r/c air con, retractable awning and outdoor shower. Both bathrooms exhibit a chic designer style showcasing floor-to-ceiling tiles, freestanding baths, drenching showers and underfloor heating.