Australia’s top weekend auction sale (Dec 2017) was on the waterfront at Birchgrove on Sydney Harbour.
The grand 1900s residence, Clevedon, with art nouveau finishes, fetched $7.225 million when the four-bedroom Wharf Road was offered.
'Clevedon' Historic waterfront sanctuary
Laying claim to one of the peninsula's most prized settings, this grand 1900s residence is privately secluded from the street on a 692sqm absolute waterfront parcel of land.
It commands a simply mesmerising NE bay backdrop taking in Balls Head and the Harbour Bridge.Clevedon has a self-contained boatshed along with a mooring for a 30-foot vessel, with an application lodged to increase permission to 50-foot.
Complete with a rare self-contained residential-zoned boatshed/guesthouse and a mooring, the property has been lovingly restored and updated, retaining all the magnificent features of the era.Clevedon, 31 Wharf Road Birchgrove, NSW 2041
It's a leisurely stroll to the ferry, with buses at the end of the street.
It sits on a 692 square metre parcel taking in views including Balls Head and the Harbour Bridge.
There is a self-contained boatshed along with a mooring for a 30-foot vessel, with an application lodged to increase permission to 50-foot.
It last sold in 1997 at $2.025 million.Cleveland's stunning Federation Art Nouveau leadlight and Art Nouveau fireplaces
Regal formal and informal lounge rooms, office, wood and gas fires
Three large bedrooms, main with large built-in robes
Sun-soaked casual entertaining with charming Smeg gas kitchen
Spacious refurbished boatshed ideal as a guest/caretaker's cottage
Mooring for 30ft vessel, application lodged to increase it to 50ft
Sunny meandering gardens and terrace, large LUG, solar roof panels
Soaring domed ceilings, intricate leadlight windows, hardwood floors
Waterfront home on Sydney Harbour tops auction results at $7.2 million: https://thenewdaily.com.au/money/property/2017/12/10/property-wrap-december-10/
'Clevedon' Historic waterfront sanctuary: https://www.realestate.com.au/sold/property-house-nsw-birchgrove-126924754