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Merewether 78 Patrick Street

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Potential Plus a Short Stroll to the Beach

In an enviable Merewether pocket mere footsteps to The Junction's public school and a short stroll to the beach as well as cafes and boutique shopping in reach, this traditional double fronted home offers a world of opportunity to renovate and extend or start over with a dream new beachside home, subject to council approval. Cherished by one family since 1952, it's been well-maintained and with solid bones could easily play host to your family until you're ready for your next move, or provide an interim rental opportunity whilst plans are finalised. Renovators will love the opportunity that the original kitchen, laundry and bathroom present, while the level block of 492sqm with approximate 12m frontage provides good access for construction.

- Weatherboard home on 492sqm with approx. dimensions of 12.19 X 40.23m
- Wide central hallway with dado boards adding character
- Air-conditioned lounge room with fireplace
- Retro eat-in kitchen with gas cooking and original bathroom with shower
- Full size external laundry provides valuable storage space
- Off-street parking in front of home; level laws with garden shed
- Potential for two storey residence, subject to council approval
- 500metres from Cooks Hill Surf Club, Bar Beach, Empire Park and The Junction's eateries, boutiques and sought-after schools


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Property Information

  • Land area approx 492sqm
  • Council Rates $2292/year
  • Water Rates $750/year

Property Features

  • Uncovered Carspaces 1

Local Information Merewether

Once a quiet, working class mining village, now a hub of trendy beachside living, Merewether has quickly become one of the (if not the) most sought-after suburbs in the entire Hunter region, with young families, professionals and avid surfers flocking from near and far to get a slice of the sand-fuelled action.

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Nearest Schools*
  • Government Schools
  • Independent Schools


  • Hunter School of Performing Arts


  • The Junction Public School
  • Hamilton South Public School
  • Merewether Public School


  • Newcastle High School
  • Merewether High School
  • Lambton High School


  • Newcastle Senior School
  • Newcastle Middle School


  • Newcastle Grammar School


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


  • St Francis Xavier's College
  • St Francis Xavier's College, St Pius X campus
  • St Pius X High School


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