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Prestige Property: 2 Macleay Street, Potts Point, NSW

A prized piece of Sydney’s architectural history hits the market.

By Terry Christodoulou
Fri, Sep 10, 2021Grey Clock < 1 min

One of Sydney’s truly iconic homes, the ‘Jenner House’, offers heritage and scale set upon a 1970sqm parcel of Potts Point with sweeping views of the harbour, Clark Island and the headland.

Designed by Australian architect Edmund Blacket in 1868 for the Hordern family the residence added a third storey in 1881 by Thomas Rowe.

Delivering 6-bedrooms, 8-bathrooms, and 5-car parking across four levels, the property showcases an array of antique materials including 11 1800s fireplace mantles crafted in white marble – imported from a single French Chateau.

Built upon a sandstone foundation, with triple-layered brick walls the home sees soaring ceilings between 3.8m-4m, original cedar joinery alongside Herringbone floorboards, bay windows and French wall panelling.

Inside the residence enjoys a chef’s entertaining kitchen with a professional-grade Baron oven, Teppanyaki grill, Salamander grill, Birko steamer, pasta cooker and commercial dishwasher.

All of the impressively scaled bedrooms include full marble ensuites with claws foot bathtubs and built-in robes. The king-sized master suite is completed with a master lounge that connects through French doors onto a verandah that soaks in the harbour view.

Below the home’s three levels lands an underground sandstone wine cellar, tasting room, artist’s studio and entertainer’s suite.

Further, the home is DA approved for a pool and alfresco entertaining area.

The sale of Jenner House represents a rare opportunity to own one of Sydney’s most notable properties in the luxurious blue-ribbon enclave that is Potts Point. As such, the home enjoys boutique fashion and some of the city’s finest dining at its doorstep.

The listing is with Bill Malouf, of LJ Hooker Double Bay (+61 411 428 354). Price guide; $34 million. Doublebay.ljhooker.com.au

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Fri, Aug 19, 2022 < 1 min

Treechangers seeking a home and income should take note of this west coast property in picturesque Pickering Brook in the Perth Hills, which comes with its own live-in residents.

Known as ‘the Margaret River of the Hills’ the area boasts stunning bushland while being just 30 minutes from all the amenity Perth has to offer.

With eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, this property is a home and business, operating as a thriving day spa, Hidden Valley Eco Lodges and Day Spa.

The private main residence is made of rammed earth for thermal comfort and has three bedrooms, luxurious bathroom and a large open plan living area. A private jacuzzi on the spacious entertaining deck is the perfect spot for enjoying beautiful bushland views at the end of a long day.

For day spa guests, there are four deluxe spa treatment rooms serviced by qualified staff, a reception area and lounge plus a commercial kitchen. Overnight guests can choose from five lodges with fully equipped kitchen and heated jacuzzi. As a going concern with a consistently high annual turnover, it’s a unique opportunity for the right buyer.

Set over 5.46ha, the property is also home to a very special group of residents: a small herd of alpacas, which are included in the sale.

Price guide: $6.5 million

Inspection: By expression of interest

Agent: Susanne Broido, The Agency 0499 770 237