Built around 1930 for Dr. Watkins and recognised as having local heritage significance, this stately 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom residence is positioned on a rare inner-city double corner block of 1,265sqm behind an exceptionally private 28m frontage.
Defined by timeless Art Deco elegance enhanced by sophisticated contemporary updates with superb connections to the amazing north facing manicured lawns and saltwater pool, this prestige home offers a superior environment for entertaining, outdoor enjoyment and day-to-day family living.
Beyond the entrance foyer of this craftsman-built residence, there is an array of living spaces including formal lounge and dining rooms, a sunroom and casual open plan family living encompassing a granite-topped island kitchen, all unified with 3m ceilings, tallowood timber floors. Together with ducted a/c, underfloor heating to two bathrooms, two open fireplaces, Delta intercom throughout, back to base security, automated irrigation system and a triple garage with drive-through access ensures this prized home epitomizes refined yet relaxed family living.
A vibrant community awaits, perfect for families seeking a lifestyle location with iconic Bar Beach just a 600m stroll, a selection of Newcastle's most highly regarded schools and sporting complexes are all within walking distance. As is The Junction and Darby Street precincts for shopping and dining. This iconic property is a once in a lifetime opportunity for those seeking the ultimate in Newcastle residential real estate.
− Quality 6 bedroom plus study residence of double brick construction formerly known by the local community as Dr. Watkins' House
− A double block approx 1265sqm, corner position with dual access providing 3 car accommodation from Dawson Street
− Multiple formal and informal living areas, with an abundance of space for all the family to retreat
− Centrally located Island kitchen with Ilve gas cooktop and 900mm oven, Miele dishwasher and walk-in pantry
− Sumptuous parents' retreat with ensuite, fireplace and exquisite Antoinette tallowood parquetry flooring
− Amazing private front and rear yard, featuring covered alfresco dining area overlooking the large 13m x 6m saltwater pool
− Enclosed private flagstone courtyard and manicured wrap-around lawns with automatic irrigation system
− Magnificent lifestyle location, a short stroll to great schools, the golden sands of Bar Beach