House was Sold  •  Sold Jan 4, 2019


57 Forbes Street, Newtown, NSW 2042

5 bed2 bath0 car
Showcasing generous proportions, contemporary interiors and a versatile floor plan, this stunning freestanding, three level home is an oasis of luxurious family living in a Blue Chip location. Only moments to vibrant shopping and restaurant strips, the property is situated in a quiet and majestic tree-lined street of North Newtown, just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of daily life while still offering the convenience of modern living.

An immaculate renovation, architect-designed and recently completed, combines hints of original character and charm with a contemporary transformation, that includes plantation shutters throughout, magnificent hardwood timbers floors, bedroom ceiling fans, air conditioning and Jetmaster wood burning fireplaces on the ground floor.

An original hallway and front bedroom/study, precede the sun-filled open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The bespoke plywood kitchen features top of the line appliances including a 5-burner Steel gas cooktop oven, a Samsung chef refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. Soft close drawers, large quartz benchtop, an enormous pantry and laundry/storage room add to the luxuriousness of the space. Benefiting from its North facing aspect, the courtyard leading off the kitchen offers privacy and seclusion and features blue limestone pavers and a gas BBQ point. An outside toilet and bicycle/storage shed are retained for convenience.

Three additional bedrooms are situated on the 1st floor, along with a modern family bathroom with full bath. The main bedroom features an expansive balcony overlooking the leafy neighbourhood, with potential to easily convert the 2nd bedroom into an ensuite and walk in wardrobe if desired. The top floor is currently configured as a 5th bedroom with ensuite and could be utilised as home office or master retreat with generous storage options as well as attic space.

With a myriad of transport options including Redfern, Macdonaltown and Newtown train stations and buses that offer direct links to nearby Bondi and Coogee beaches, the property is ideally situated for convenience and ease. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, the Australian Technology Park precinct and a soon-to-be opened Commonwealth Bank are all within close proximity, in addition to convenient access to Darlington Public School and Newtown Performing Arts School. The Carriageworks is a moments walk, hosting weekly farmer's markets, live shows and exhibitions.

Representing the ultimate in style, sophistication and comfort, while remaining in perfect balance with the classic lines of the home's heritage, this immaculate residence is the complete package and a truly unique opportunity to capitalise in this desirable area.

Council Rates $365.10
Water Rates $330.73
Current Rent $1700 per week
Lease Expiry 20th April 2019

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Price:$1,950,000Address:57 Forbes StreetSuburb:NewtownPost Code:2042Type:HouseBedrooms:5Bathrooms:2Floor Plans:View

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