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Cooks Hill 47 Railway Street

Sold $1,180,000
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Stunning Renovation of a Classic Terrace Behind the Buzz of Darby Street

A creative renovation has breathed light and life into this historic Thorns Terrace, forming part of an elegant streetscape with a distinctly Paddington feel just behind the buzz of Darby Street. Classically proportioned and full of Victorian-era charm, the home transitions from its versatile ground floor bedroom to a heart-of-the-home lounge room and on to a stunningly light-filled and exceptionally spacious eat-in kitchen. The decked and tiled courtyard offers just the right amount space for relaxation and alfresco dining. Upstairs two additional bedrooms are served by stylishly renovated bathroom with shower over bath and eye-catching brass tapware. The master bedroom with ornamental fireplace opens to a classic filigree verandah where you can relax in the sunshine. With R3 zoning, this gorgeous terrace is an urban sanctuary for anyone wanting to live or run a business in the thick of the action.

- Classic Victorian Thorns Terrace in row of eight one block from Darby Street
- Polished timber floors, cedar ceilings and two ornamental fireplaces add charm
- Ground floor bedroom on entry offers floorplan flexibility as a second living space
- Sky-lit kitchen with Caesarstone benchtops, shaker cabinetry, a Butler sink, dishwasher and an Ilve gas stove
- A handy second shower and w/c has been added for comfort and convenience
- Private decked courtyard for alfresco dining and relaxation
- 1400m to Bar Beach or Honeysuckle entertainment precinct and harbour foreshore
- Perfect urban retreat or ideal as short term/Airbnb accommodation

Disclaimer: We have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable; however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations.


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Property Information

  • Land area approx 108sqm
  • Council Rates $2108/year
  • Water Rates $240/year

Local Information Cooks Hill

The inner-city suburb of Cooks Hill is home to the famous Darby Street as well as pubs and galleries hidden among its leafy streets. With a lively bohemian vibe, Darby Street is renown for its trendy restaurants, cafes, quirky homeware stores, second-hand bookshop and boutique clothing stores.

Read more about Cooks Hill

Nearest Schools*
  • Government Schools
  • Independent Schools


  • Hunter School of Performing Arts


  • Newcastle East Public School
  • The Junction Public School
  • Hamilton South Public School


  • Newcastle High School
  • Merewether High School


  • Newcastle Grammar School


  • Newcastle Grammar Park School Campus
  • St Joseph's Primary School
  • Holy Family Primary School


  • St Francis Xavier's College
  • San Clemente High School
  • St Francis Xavier's College, San Clemente campus


  • Alesco Senior College
  • St Laurence Flexible Learning Centre
  • St Dominic's Centre
* Nearby schools are selected based on straight-line distance only.
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