One among Mosman Bay’s earliest properties, Allowah, circa 1881 and on 1239sqm of land has come to market with $12m-$13m expectations.
The historic residence at 24 Musgrave St has Victorian Gothic tessellated and French oak flooring, grand formal and casual rooms, a sublime library, bespoke cabinetry and open fireplaces.
However the five-bedroom, 5 rest room home additionally has a glass carry, state-of-the-art kitchen and stackable doorways opening from the sunroom and the research onto a courtyard and out to gardens designed by Paul Bangay.
There may be additionally a heated swimming pool and off-street parking for eight automobiles.
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Proprietor Lisa Duncan stated you may really feel the historical past as you stroll by means of the home and he or she loves the truth that Allowah means ‘to assemble’ in aboriginal language.
It’s a large and secluded home for gatherings and for entertaining and being near the water there are commanding views over the bay and of town skyline – particularly good for viewing metropolis fireworks.
“It’s only a three-minute stroll to the ferry and the home overlooks the bay and the crusing membership,” she stated.
One early proprietor Frederick Ashwin was a stained-glass craftsman and the sandstone used to construct the home was taken from an area quarry.
Inside designer Lisa Burdus was engaged to brighten the house in 2018 and he or she discovered a eucalyptus wallpaper design from the Eighteen Eighties which has been used on the formal lounge wall.
“I’ve a number of favorite rooms,” stated proprietor Lisa.
“I really like to sit down off the kitchen within the morning and have my espresso, then because the day will get hotter I transfer to the formal lounge which is the good room and in direction of the tip of the day I’m going to the library which appears to be like out to the garden,” she stated.
Agent Claudia Portale, of McGrath, stated households wanting area and proximity to varsities, outlets and public transport are anticipated to be the primary marketplace for Allowah. The property goes to public sale on Tuesday April 4.