31 January 2022
Positioned on the top floor of the iconic ‘Birtley Towers’, with level access from the stunning Art Deco domed lobby, this elegant home has been stylishly updated by Xavier Hinde Interiors. The famous arched windows, unique to level 8, frame stunning views out to the harbour, Rushcutters Bay and the terraced hills of Paddington. The apartment features high ceilings, panelled walls, herringbone parquetry floors, European wall sconces and lighting, and French doors with brass door hardware. The enormous main bedroom includes extensive built-in wardrobes with integrated lighting. The kitchen features Miele built-in coffee machine, oven, gas cooktop and dishwasher, with Corian benchtops and plentiful storage. The large marble bathroom includes a full bath, large mirrored cabinetry, heated towel rails and underfloor heating. The separate internal laundry is discreetly concealed adjacent to the bathroom.
Designed by acclaimed architect Emil Sodersten in 1934, Birtley Towers is a tightly held and highly sought after building, and the flexible floorplan provides multiple options for a second bedroom / dining room and home office / study.
The gated entry, circular driveway and porte corchere provide a unique and imposing entry to the building and its beautiful grounds. With a large common herb garden, indoor and outdoor clothes lines, bicycle room, central heating and water (included in levies), this property offers elegant living for owner-occupiers in a superb location, close to parks, shops, restaurants and transport.
8 Birtley Pl, Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011, Australia