The SpaceContemporary converted warehouse, originally part of a flourmill built in the early 1900s and set in a leafy, quiet inner city residential neighborhood on the city side of Glebe.
Glebe village and the Sydney Fish Markets are 5 minutes walk from home. Local pubs are even closer. The city and Darling Harbour are 15/20 minutes walk and the Glebe light rail and bus stops are 2 minutes walk. With a late hours ‘corner store’ within a minute’s walk.
The living, dining and entertainment areas are over 2 levels including an internal mezzanine and outdoor roof terrace, extensive city and district views, BBQ, dining area and perimeter garden. The living area flooring and stairs are local hardwood timber floors. The bedrooms are carpeted.
On a separate floor, there are three bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom with bath. An additional area is the mezzanine with a comfortable, quality sofa. The house is currently set up to sleep 5.
Bedroom 1: 1 Queen bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 3: 1 Single bed
The expansive kitchen is part of the living area and has loads of bench space and storage, a large internal fridge, dishwasher, microwave, oven and five burner cooktop. Herbs grow in the adjacent window box and on the roof terrace. The internal and external dining tables seat up to 10.
The aspect from all living areas is elevated, leafy and light. You can spend days at home without feeling hemmed in.
We have a surround sound entertainment unit (5.1) including a 50 inch HD plasma screen, digital TV receiver, DVD/CD and video players. An additional TV is also available. We have plenty of adult and children’s games, books, CDs and DVDs/ Videos. An electric weighted key stage piano is also available for those inclined and we have access to broadband internet.
On the ground floor is a garage and laundry with Miele front-load washing machine and dryer. The NeighborhoodGlebe is an attractive and somewhat bohemian inner city village, 20 minutes walk from Sydney’s Central Business District. Students, academics, backpackers and artists rub shoulders harmoniously. In addition to its many shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants, the area boasts waterfront parks, grand mansions, an array of historic worker’s cottages and the Sydney Fish Markets. Glebe is located alongside the Sydney University campus and has one of Sydney’s best bookshops, Gleebooks, which hosts an extensive program of literary events.
The area is well serviced by public transport. A bus ride or light rail journey to the city centre takes about ten minutes. A walk to the city and or Darling Harbour can take as little as 20 minutes. There are numerous local parks for children including a large, fenced and sheltered playground by the water, great for sporting activities, picnics and people watching. There is Victoria Park Pool, a surprisingly inexpensive recreational facility with lap pool, kids pool, gymnasium and café in a parkland setting adjacent to the University. The new Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre indoor pool complex is within easy walking distance. A 10 minute walk from the house will also take you to a substantial shopping area, boasting several supermarkets, designer clothing stores and a cinema complex.
Glebe is very central to all areas of Sydney and beyond with easy access to the Harbour bridge, Anzac Bridge and various distributor roads north, south, west and east. The eastern beaches such as Bondi are a 20 min drive and the northern beaches such as Manly are approximately 35 minutes away. Getting AroundPublic Transport from City/Darling Harbour: A taxi is approximately $10-$15. The Tram/Light Rail service departs Central Railway, then Capital Theatre, then Entertainment Centre, then Darling Harbour, then Star City, then Fish Markets, then Glebe. Buses 431, 433 or 434 travel directly to and from Glebe, through the centre of the city along George Street.
Transport from Central Railway: We would suggest a taxi which should be approximately $10-$15 or the Light Rail/Tram which departs every 10 minutes from just outside the country trains concourse or buses 431, 433 or 434 from Railway Square right to Glebe Point Road .Ask the bus driver to drop you at the corner of Glebe Point Road and Bridge Road and is a short walk from there.