< >

Newcastle East 1 Shepherds Place

Sold $1,585,000
5    2    3  

'Bon Accord' Edwardian Warmth Amidst the Beauty of Newcastle East

Rich with history and period splendour, this unique Edwardian era residence know as 'Bon Accord' was built in 1920 for Scottish naval captain, Andrew Thomson, who later became a pilot and shipping inspector for the Australian Navigation Department. Truly a unique property positioned for lifestyle in an unrivalled setting amidst the beauty and history of Newcastle East, this exciting real estate opportunity presents as a spacious dual storey domain with rare off-street parking for three vehicles and a rooftop aerie providing a bird's eye view of Newcastle's iconic harbour and historic city. Character rich elements and standout convenience are hallmarks of this property, creating an enviable lifestyle proposition with broad appeal.

- High ornate ceilings and fretwork, cedar staircase, Kauri floors and an enclosed wraparound verandah showcasing beautiful Yellow Gum floors add rich charm
- Redesigned living and dining domain with an open plan layout opening via French doors to a private front verandah
- Modern kitchen appointed with stainless steel benchtops, pantry and dishwasher
- Lower level bedroom could easily convert to family living or formal dining
- Four bedrooms upstairs with three opening to wrap-around verandah with kitchenette capturing dynamic harbour views
- Access via Shepherd's Lane to secure courtyard parking for two vehicles plus driveway at front
- Bathrooms on each floor including one with spa bath; gas boosted solar hot water
- Iconic beaches and surf breaks, magnificent coastal walks, vibrant eateries and a rejuvenated city centre all on your doorstep
- Council Rates are approximately $2140 per year
- Water Rates are approximately $850 per year
- Building and pest reports available on request


5    2    3   House

Share This Property

Property Information

  • Land area approx 293sqm
  • Council Rates $2140.00/year
  • Water Rates $850.00/year

Property Features

  • Uncovered Carspaces 3
  • Water Views
  • Kitchenette
  • Close to Transport
  • Close to Shops
  • City Views
  • Car Parking - Surface
  • Built In Wardrobes

Local Information Newcastle East

Nearest Schools*
  • Government Schools
  • Independent Schools


  • Newcastle East Public School
  • Stockton Public School
  • Carrington Public School


  • Newcastle High School


  • Newcastle Grammar School


  • St Peter's Primary School
  • Newcastle Grammar Park School Campus
  • St Joseph's Primary School


  • St Francis Xavier's College


  • Alesco Senior College
* Nearby schools are selected based on straight-line distance only.
< >
< >
Property Enquiry