A famed nineteenth century manor with ten bedrooms and considered one of the vital houses within the interior west is available on the market.
Generally known as Essington, the residence inbuilt a Excessive Victorian Italianate fashion is about to smash property data in Stanmore by upwards of $2m.
On 917sqm, 34-36 Gordon Crescent’s block dimension can be almost thrice the dimensions of a typical property within the space.
The house overlooks Stanmore railway station was initially constructed for rich pastoralist, Benjamin Eves and his household as their Sydney residence. As a result of there have been 14 kids within the household, Mr Eves designed the house to have two bed room wings — one for the boys, and the opposite for the ladies.
A household room beside the primary bed room separates the 2 wings that every have their very own staircase. Essington has solely had a handful of homeowners all through its historical past, together with a interval between 1956 and 1981, the place it was used as a boys’ house by the Presbyterian Church.
The manor is available on the market for the primary time because it traded in 2011 for $2.3m. Cobden and Hayson — Annandale agent Jonathan Hammond has now set a $5.5m information, which might see Essington smash gross sales document in Stanmore by greater than $2m.
CoreLogic reviews the present Stanmore document was set in September after 144 Cardigan Road offered for $3.336m.
Mr Hammond mentioned the home is likely one of the two houses in Stanmore with inside and land dimension of its scale.
“The one different comparable home in Stanmore is situated subsequent door,” he mentioned.
On two titles, the grand residence has a number of dwelling and reception rooms, a separate studio and north-facing gardens with a heated pool and summer season home. Essington nonetheless comprises loads of authentic appeal together with 10 marble fireplaces, Wunderlich ceilings and Kauri flooring.
“The stables the horse and cart would drive into remains to be standing, however these days it’s a storage for vehicles,” Mr Hammond mentioned.
Trendy facilities resembling a Caesarstone fuel kitchen with butler’s pantry, renovated bogs, a media room and a wine cellar are additionally discovered inside the home.
Mr Hammond mentioned a lot of the events are from Balmain and Drummoyne, plus a number of upsizers from Stanmore. Whereas most are households, there are a number of builders wanting on the heritage listed property as a consequence of an energetic DA for 2 houses and a granny flat.
“Since it’s on two tiles, there’s an choice to convert the home into two separate dwellings,” he mentioned.
“Nevertheless, given working from house and blended dwelling is a factor now, it actually lends itself to being stored as one home.”
The home is being provided to consumers by way of negotiation.