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This Circa 1880's two storey home is in need of complete restoration. It presents an opportunity to capatilise, rejuvenate and craft great structure into a fine, high-end residence having rear lane car access. Presently sitting as a counterpoint to its immediate fully restored neighbour. An elevated position on the ridge of Darling Street, it promises sweeping views to the Iron Cove subject to future design approval by Council. Land dimensions 6.4m x 49.4m (approx).
The features and benefits this popular location presents is high value, quality and stylish neighbouring properties. This is one of the best opportunities we've seen in a long time to mirror its neighbours. A stroll to link to the Bay Run, Elkington Park, Dawn Fraser Baths.
The area now known as Balmain was part of a 550 acre (2.2 km²) grant to colonial surgeon Dr William Balmain (1762–1803) made in 1800 by Governor John Hunter. A year later, Balmain transferred his entire holding to settle a debt to John Bothwick Gilchrist before returning to Scotland. The legality of the land transfer from Balmain to Gilchrist for only 5 shillings was challenged by... Read More »