Unrivalled in setting, prestige or historical importance, this extraordinary residence is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Built in 1881 by James Barnett as the Keeper's residence, the heritage listed home sits adjacent of c1818 Macquarie Lighthouse. The 2600sqm of manicured grounds presents a combination of sublime location and ultimate lifestyle.
With a seamless balance between the original period craftsmanship and a sympathetic contemporary design by the esteemed architect Clive Lucas, the palatial interiors are beautifully presented with immaculate appointments throughout.
Exuding a timeless sense of warmth and character that is well suited to the family that seeks space, privacy and an opportunity to immerse in maritime history. All bedrooms are expansive doubles, with the luxurious CaesarStone kitchen boasting Smeg gas appliances. Deluxe bathroom finishes include frameless glass showers and clawfoot baths.
Secure and invitingly versatile with additional features include vast sweeping level lawns, working stables, office, soaring ceilings, polished floors, ducted air conditioning, Jetmaster gas fireplaces, outdoor spa, cool room, aviary and security.
Filled with natural light, soothed by sea breezes and capturing ocean views, it is a simple stroll to cafes, regular transport and parklands.
Walking distance to Watson's Bay Village and exclusive Rose Bay private schools, this unique sandstone cottage is an integral part of Australia's maritime heritage.
Offered exclusively to the market by CBRE Residential Agency.
For more information contact: Robert Alfeldi