Double Bay

'Callooa' Circa 1850's Landmark Estate with Sparkling Harbour Views

5 Bennett Avenue Darling Point

5 bed | 5 bath | 4 car

Unique and prized Darling Point estate, 'Callooa' is an elegant c1850's Victorian Gothic residence set in 1,500 sqm (approx.) grounds with level gardens, 16.25m swimming pool, North aspect and stunning harbour and city skyline views. Alluring and beautiful, it provides the ultimate in family living with indoor-outdoor entertaining areas and formal and casual living rooms flowing to wide verandahs, alfresco terraces, a private garden oasis and sun-drenched lawns. Approached by a broad gravel driveway is a secure double garage with self-contained studio, ideal for guests/live-in staff.

Meticulously enhanced for modern living, the home features a grand entrance hall and drawing room with open fireplace, formal dining room, sitting room/library, family living/dining area and Carrara marble gas kitchen (with walk-in pantry) flowing to an alfresco dining terrace with harbour and city views. Also at entry level are a powder room, garden bathroom and basement wine and storage cellar.

Upstairs are a main bedroom suite (with dressing room, ensuite), Northern balcony overlooking garden, 2 more king-size bedrooms (both with ensuites), 4th bedroom/study and spacious attic room. Gracious, timeless and fastidiously maintained, the house features soaring ceilings, original cedar staircase, architraves and skirting boards, marble fireplaces, polished timber floors (parquet, Oregon and Kauri), reverse-cycle air-conditioning, gas heating and alarm system.

Designed in the early 1850's by Architect Mr Francis Clarke, the historically significant home retains its elegant style with high gabled slate roofs and ornate barge boards. Blue ribbon position, only a short stroll to yacht clubs, marinas and harbourside Rushcutters Bay Park and Darling Point.

Magnificent 1,500 sqm (approx.) estate in prestigious blue ribbon location
Harvour views across Rushcutters Bay and Elizabeth Bay to CBD skyline
Sunny North-facing gardens, level lawn, 16m heated pool and cabana
Stroll to yacht clubs, marinas and harbourside Rushcutters Bay Park
Close to schools, Double Bay, Edgecliff and 10 minutes to the city

Michael Dunn | 0419 888 815
9327 5825 |

Peter Blacket | 0419 999 999
9327 1717 |
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(02) 9327 5825

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