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Waratah 41 High Street

Sold $950,000
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Stately Victorian Period Residence Ready To Be Transformed

One of the most architecturally distinguished residences in Waratah, built around c.1885 for the mayor, this prominent Victorian Italianate residence presents an outstanding opportunity to acquire a slice of local history. Full of character both inside and out including pressed metal ceilings, working timber fireplaces and a lacework verandah, the up to 5-bedroom home is move-in ready while presenting exciting possibilities for a contemporary renovation or extension to create an exceptional family home. Proximity to everything a family needs is a true advantage of this home's setting. On your doorstep, Waratah Shopping Village, two colleges, two primary schools, regular buses and the Calvary Mater Hospital.

- Built of colonial bond brick on a north to rear on an approximate 600sqm parcel
- The home has been kept in good working order by the current owners
- 2kw solar electricity panels and solar hot water for lower utility bills
- Granite-topped kitchen with dishwasher and gas stove
- Two bathrooms serving up to 5-bedroom accommodation
- Round arched windows, original dado stenciling, barley twist columns add character
- Within minutes reach of the Calvary Mater and John Hunter Hospitals
- St Philip's Christian College, Callaghan College, Waratah Public and Corpus Christi primary all within strolling distance and minutes drive to the University of Newcastle

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 600sqm
  • Council Rates $1900/year
  • Water Rates $829/year

Property Features

  • Uncovered Carspaces 1

Local Information Waratah

Nearest Schools*
  • Government Schools
  • Independent Schools


  • Hunter School of Performing Arts


  • Waratah Public School
  • Waratah West Public School
  • Hamilton North Public School


  • Callaghan College Waratah Technology Campus
  • Lambton High School
  • Callaghan College Jesmond Campus


  • Newcastle Senior School
  • Newcastle Middle School
  • John Hunter Hospital School


  • St Philip's Christian College - Waratah
  • Hunter Christian School


  • Corpus Christi Primary School
  • St Columban's Primary School
  • St John's Primary School


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


  • St Philip's Christian College DALE Young Parents
  • St Philip's Christian College DALE
  • Aspect Hunter School, Waratah West Satellite
* Nearby schools are selected based on straight-line distance only.
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