Landmark Family Residence in Leafy Bayside Setting
8 South Avenue Double Bay
4 bed | 2 bath | 2 carClassical elegance meets inspired contemporary design in this freestanding c1880s family residence set on a level 582sqm (approx.) parcel of land in a leafy enclave just 400m level stroll to Steyne Park and the harbour foreshore. Incredibly peaceful and private for its central location at the edge of Double Bay village, the property occupies a dual access block with a 33.6m (approx.) wide frontage, sunny north aspect and a secure double garage accessed via South Lane.
Wonderfully spacious with 3.4m high ceilings, polished Kauri floors and open fireplaces, the house has an easy indoor-outdoor flow to private courtyard gardens and a large stone-flagged terrace perfect for barbecues and alfresco entertaining. The generous two-level layout includes a wide entrance hall, formal living and dining rooms, family living and dining areas, study, gourmet Smeg gas kitchen, main king-size bedroom (with balcony, dressing room, ensuite), 3 more double bedrooms (all with built-in wardrobes, one with sitting area), 2 modern bathrooms, powder room and laundry.
The impeccably presented residence features gas central heating, ducted reverse-cycle air-conditioning, original leadlights, built-in linen cupboard and a gas barbecue bayonet in the alfresco dining courtyard. Offered for the first time in 22 years, the property is a level stroll to Double Bay village shops, cafes, restaurants, buses, Double Bay Public School and a short walk to Ascham School and Edgecliff train station.
Level dual-access block with sunny north aspect
Elegant interiors, 3.4m high ceilings, Kauri floors
Formal living & dining rooms with open fireplaces
Family living & dining flows to private courtyards
Granite kitchen with Smeg stainless steel gas stove
Study with open fireplace and built-in cabinetry
4 bedrooms: main with balcony, dressing room, ensuite
2 modern bathrooms (ensuite with bath & shower)
Alfresco dining/barbecue area, courtyard gardens
Remote-controlled double garage with storage