Character home with rear lane access
Lifestyle - Nestled in a quiet street on Leichhardt's north side, this character-filled double-fronted cottage has been beautifully refurbished to suit a modern family and also comes with DA approved plans for an upper level. Showcasing picturesque floodlit interiors with separate lounge and dining it culminates perfectly with a large entertaining deck and a gorgeous landscaped garden with level lawn. Walk to Leichhardt Aquatic Centre, the Bay Run, Norton Street and the popular Hawthorne Reserve dog park
Accommodation - Contemporary refurbishments have recreated the original cottage to provide three bedrooms plus separate lounge and dining areas plus a spacious gas kitchen. An updated bathroom with bathtub is adjacent to an internal laundry room with additional toilet and the master bedroom opens via French doors to a deck. The pristine street frontage offers well-maintained manicured cottage gardens and there is also rear lane access to off street parking plus a storage shed
Features - Oozing cottage charm with stained glass windows, high ceilings and timeless slate flooring, this lovely home with its north-easterly garden will appeal to small families looking for a good-size block in a prime pocket of Leichhardt. The deck features a built-in banquette and there is also air-conditioning and built-in sideboard cabinetry in the dining room. Living beautifully as is, this freestanding home also gives buyers extensive scope to add value and space as the family grows
Leichhardt is a suburb in the inner-west of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. Leichhardt is located 5 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD and is the administrative centre for the local government area (LGA) of the Municipality of Leichhardt. The suburb is bordered by Haberfield to the west, Annandale to the east, Lilyfield to the north and Petersham, Lewisham and Stanmore to the south.
Being situated close to the city, Leichhardt is an area for great capital growth as it very central and has a lot to offer, so housing is not very cheap and is a much sought after. The architecture in Leichhardt ranges from Victorian single fronted brick homes to modern new homes and apartment blocks.
Leichhardt can be accessed by several main roads including Parramatta Road, Norton Street, Balmain Road, Marion Street and Catherine Street. The City West Link Road runs along the northern border of Leichhardt and is a major arterial road, which is part of Metroad 4 and crosses the ANZAC Bridge to the CBD.
Leichhardt is well serviced by Sydney Buses through city and cross regional services. Leichhardt Bus Depot is located on the corner of William and Derbyshire Street.
Petersham railway station, on the Inner West Line, is the closest CityRail train station to Leichhardt. Lilyfield light rail station is a terminus of the Metro Light Rail located close to the north-eastern border of Leichhardt.
Enjoy Sydney’s “Little Italy”.
Norton Street, contains a vibrant mix of restaurants (Italian, Greeek and others), cafés, eateries and individual retail outlets, including several bookstores and grocery shops. There are also hotels, a Palace Cinema and two of the suburb’s three shopping centres — Norton Plaza and the Italian Forum.
The Italian Forum, located just off Norton Street, emulates the feel of a Mediterranean town piazza. A pedestrian-only central courtyard featuring outdoors and indoors restaurant dining as well as Leichhardt Library is surrounded by small shops and boutiques on the level above, and all overlooked by residential apartments.
Nearby Norton Plaza is a shopping centre anchored by a supermarket and surrounded by eateries and specialty shops.
The third shopping centre, Leichhardt Market Place (formerly Market Town), is located towards Haberfield on the main cross street of Marion Street.
Leichhardt has a number of primary schools and one secondary school.