26B Wells Street Newtown, NSW 2042

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Sold $2,750,000
Approx m²

Property Description

'West Lynne' c1886 – Distinguished period home with rare lifestyle appeal

One of Newtown's most significant homes, this grand-scale terrace rests on a dual access block of 252sqm awash with northerly sunshine. As the home of William Cox, the local Mayor c1897, it's an historic beacon of light that stands with pride, preserving its timeless class amidst the suburb's storied evolution across the twentieth century and beyond. Meticulous restoration has enlivened its rich period details, with respectful attention to design elements and colour schemes of the Victorian Era. Grand proportions create a feeling of homeliness that will appeal to families and professionals who value their space, with the benefits of a child-friendly backyard and a double garage – a rarity this close to King Street.

- Striking façade displays period colours, bespoke glazing and original convict bricks
- Elegant lounge and dining with a pair of matching Carrara marble gas fireplaces
- Spacious eat-in kitchen with premium inclusions feat. Siemens induction stovetop
- Large bedrooms feature a double-sized master with large wardrobe & fireplace
- Relax under the sun on the north balcony and admire the blooming crepe myrtles
- Original kauri floorboards, ducted air conditioning, new ultra-speed internet
- Near the quieter end of King Street, close to the green expanse of Sydney Park
- Walk to St Peters or Newtown Stations, plus a wide range of shops & grocers
- Explore Newtown nightlife offering cafes, restaurants, bars and craft breweries


  • Garage spaces: 2

Agent representing 26b Wells Street, Newtown