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Located in a prime peninsula location this once yacht-builders factory and then a photographic studio, showcases a creative conversion into three exclusive strata apartments. Either downsizing or lock-up and leave, number three is the most prestigious of all commanding over 50% of the upper level. Soaring ceilings climb to 4 metres and natural light brightens everywhere in this purpose-built quality residence. Master suite includes W-I-R, ensuite and a private peaceful retreat. The design goes above and beyond to set the scene for spectacular parties. Offering chef's Miele kitchen - including convection microwave, wall oven, lava rock grill, deep fryer, gas and electric cooktop and walk in pantry. Expansive living and dining steps out to the full-length balcony with water glimpses. Included: Air-conditioning, massive amounts of mezzanine areas and lock up garage. This is an extremely rare find just moments from Dawn Fraser Baths, Elkington & Fitzroy Parks, city transport and the lively end of Darling Street Village.
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 »