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January 28, 2016 by Aris Dendrinos

A Huge Home with Huge Potential in a sought after quiet street

Agent Profile: Andrew Knox

Contact:0425 230 650

Nestled on the border of Haberfield and Summer Hill, this massive family home combines period charm with modern family living, and all the space for improvement you can imagine. A rare find in the ever-urban inner west, this original double fronted brick home has been extended with a second story, transforming it into a huge 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2 kitchen family home. 14 Wallace Street Ashfield features many period accents, including high ornate ceilings, picture rails, original fire surrounds and tessellated tiling on the front porch. The home has been updated with aluminium windows, a modern new kitchen, updated bathrooms, air conditioning and timber floors throughout.

second renovated kitchen in Ashfield home

Kept in excellent condition, the home is ready to move in for a large or growing family, with potential for a dual occupancy or development (STCA). Set on a massive 409.6m2 block, there is plenty of space for kids to play, sheds and a vegetable garden. Entertain year round on the large, covered, north facing rear deck, while the kids play in the level back garden. To the side of the house is a driveway, leading to a single covered car port in the backyard. There is space for multiple more cars along the driveway, as well as plenty of parking on Wallace Street.

rear deck 14 wallace st ashfield

The way 14 Wallace Street is laid out, it could be occupied as two homes (STCA). Downstairs, the original double brick home has three large bedrooms, one with an original fireplace surround, a bathroom with bath, large lounge room, separate dining room, a small study, and a second combined bathroom and laundry. Upstairs are another three double bedrooms, all with built in robes, a modern bathroom, large lounge room, separate dining room and modern kitchen. There is a second balcony off the upstairs kitchen, also overlooking the rear garden.

large bedroom with timber floors

lounge with original tiled fireplace

second double bedroom with timber floors

renovated bathroom

This unique family home is located in a quiet, tightly held street, lined with other low rise federation homes. There hasn’t been a house trade on this street since 2010. Zoned R2 Residential, the home is close to shops, public and private schools, and Ashfield Park. Nearby is also Ashfield train station, with express trains to the city, and Parramatta. Local and major bus routes also service the area.

Wallace street with low rise federation homes

The potential for investors and families with 14 Wallace Street Ashfield is enormous. Don’t miss out on inspecting this home immediately.

Contact Andrew Knox 0425 230 650, or email

About Ashfield

Ashfield NSW 2131

A stone’s throw from the vibrant and sought after communes of Leichhardt and Petersham, Ashfield is a popular, relatively affordable and accessible suburb in the inner west. The wide streets of Ashfield are lined with a mix of quality Federation homes and clusters of more modern apartment blocks, making it popular with a mix of both young families, established professionals and singles.

Many Ashfield residents drive to work, however for commuters the area is serviced by the inner west trainline, the run into the city just 15 minutes on a good day. Ashfield is also serviced by bus routes to Burwood, Drummoyne, Hurstville, Bondi Junction, Parramatta and more. Set in the heart of the inner west, Ashfield is positioned well for drivers, criss-crossed by major roads heading south, west and north.

A multicultural community, Ashfield is home to a mix of businesses and schools. Ashfield Mall is the largest shopping centre in the area, but the surrounding streets are also lined with small retailers. Asian restaurants and supermarkets are wedged between cafes, delicatessans and green grocers. There are both private and public schools in the suburb, with more in the surrounding areas.

Ashfield is a popular suburb for its larger family homes, proximity to the city and accessibility via public transport and arterial roads. It’s serviced by a vibrant mix of retail and cafes, and is close to numerous surrounding cultural hubs, including Summer Hill, Leichhardt and Five Dock. The sporting facilities and Sydney Flower Market at Homebush are a short drive away, and the harbour reserves at Canada Bay and Haberfield also just nearby. With housing here still relatively affordable, Ashfield is a good move for both young professionals and families looking in the inner west.

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