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61/8 Birtley Place, Elizabeth Bay

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Property Description

Located in 'Birtley Towers', one of Australia's most significant Art Deco buildings, this stunning home has never been presented for sale. Apartment 61 combines two apartments and a foyer. The original building owner's apartment, it was sold privately in 1987 to the second of only two owners in almost 90 years. The unique arched front door was retained from the 'Birtley' mansion that previously stood on the site. Completely unique, no other apartment in Birtley Towers encompasses this generous configuration.
Positioned high on level 6, this elegant home features high ceilings, picture rail cornices, freshly polished original timber floors. The apartment boasts stunning harbour views, 4 bedrooms (including a king size main bedroom) all with built-in wardrobes, study, separate formal and informal living / dining rooms, large kitchen, 2 bathrooms, internal laundry, secure lockup garage and basement storage space.
Designed by acclaimed architect Emil Sodersen in 1934, the gated entry and circular driveway provide a unique and imposing entry to the building with easy level access through the stunning Art Deco domed lobby. 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.
. Prestige Art Deco building
. King-size main bedroom, separate study
. All four bedrooms with extensive built-in wardrobes
. Gas cooking and central heating
. Secure lock-up garage and basement storage space on title
. Level access with two wood panelled lifts
. Gated grounds with residents' gardens
. Company title apartment for owner-occupiers
. Short walk to transport, cafes, restaurants and harbourside parks

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Penny Timothy


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Property Location

8 Birtley Place, Elizabeth Bay NSW, Australia

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