5 Bennett Avenue, Darling Point NSW 2027
'Callooa' C1850's Landmark Estate With Panoramic Views
For Sale by Expressions of Interest
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, 16m 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 and formal and casual living rooms flowing to wide verandahs, alfresco terraces, a private garden oasis and sundrenched lawns. Approached by a broad gravel driveway is a secure 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, formal dining room with open fireplace, 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 ensuite), 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, Orgeon and Kauri), r/c air-con, gas heating, alarm system and modern computer controlled, heated swimming pool.
Designed in the early 1840’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 1500 sqm (approx.) estate in prestigious blue ribbon location
* Harbour views across Rushcutters Bay and Elizabeth Bay to CBD skyline
* Sunny north-facing gardens, level lawn, 16.25m heated pool & cabana
* Stroll to yacht clubs, marinas and harbourside Rushcutters Bay Park
* Close to schools, Double Bay, Edgecliff and 10 minutes to the city
INSPECT BY PRE-ARRANGED APPOINTMENT
Peter Blacket 0419 999 999
9327 1717 | theblacketagency.com.au
Michael Dunn 0419 888 815
9327 5825 | rwdoublebay.com.au