Generous Period Home Waiting For a New Lease on Life
Agent Profile: Andrew Knox
Contact: 0425 230 650
This single fronted Federation home is deceiving from the street, stretching far back on the deep 385m2 block, producing large living areas and bedrooms. In need of some TLC and a modern renovation, this home is built on solid foundations with period features throughout. On the market for sale, this property could be the right price for the right renovator or investor.
The solid red brick home could make a comfortable family home, offering three double bedrooms, one with an ornate marble fireplace. Down a long hallway past the bedrooms is a large lounge room leading through to a dining room with galley kitchen. The lounge and dining rooms both boast original marble fireplace surrounds. There is an original bathroom of generous proportions with a bath and combination shower. At the very rear of the home is an enclosed back verandah and laundry leading on to the huge back garden. There is enormous potential to renovate and extend (STCA) the rear lounge and dining areas into a large open plan living room, spilling into the generous back garden.
The rear garden, which enjoys a north easterly aspect, gets plenty of sun, and would be the ideal spot for an outdoor entertaining area, patio (STCA) or vegetable garden.
44 Duntroon Street Hurlstone Park boasts many original Federation features, including Federation architraves high ornate ceilings, timber casement windows, picture rails, three marble fireplaces, Federation timber fretwork and tessellated tiling on the front verandah, and timber floorboards throughout. The potential for restoring this house into a stunning period family home is enormous.
44 Duntroon Street is located in an ideal spot, in a quiet, leafy area between the Hurlstone Park train station and the Dulwich Grove light rail station. The area is also serviced by numerous local and major bus routes, making commuting easy. For car owners, there is a double carport included at the front of the property, making parking hassle free, and street parking one less thing to worry about. The area has multiple excellent schools, parks, shops and cafes. The Cooks River nature reserve, playing fields and cycle paths is a short distance from the house too.
Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to secure an original, unrenovated property in this highly sought after area. The possibilities to stamp your style on this property and transform it into a spacious family home really are endless.
About Hurlstone Park
The quiet, leafy streets of Hurlstone Park are popular with both young families and homeowners who have been in the area for generations. Just 9km from the Sydney CBD, Hurlstone Park is characterised by double fronted Federation homes, large established trees and semi detached duplexes.
The area is home to various parks, restaurants, cafes, and is serviced by excellent state and private schools. The Hurlstone Park shopping village also has supermarkets and other amenities. To the south is the Cooks River reserve, home to a large peaceful nature reserve, cycle ways, sports fields and a golf course.
Hurlstone Park enjoys easy access to most parts of Sydney via arterial road Canterbury Road which runs right through its centre. This allows access to the Hume Highway leading south, the western suburbs, and the airport and nearby industrial areas are easily accessible. Closer nearby are the vibrant cultural hubs of Marrickville, renowned for Vietnamese food, Petersham, home to multiple excellent Portuguese bakeries, and the nightlife hotspot of Newtown.
View the property listing for 44 Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Park.