68 Memorial Drive, Bar Beach



604.00 m2

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'Stella Maris' Inspect via Registration Saturday 18th Jan 11.00am - 12.00pm


Auction Location: Watt Street Commercial Centre register 5:30PM.

Rarely does a home so easily capture the imagination as this stunning family retreat, where Art Deco character and contemporary finesse converge against a mesmeric coastal and city backdrop.

Built c.1926 as a boarding house for merchant seamen, ‘Stella Maris’ later became four flats until an architectural renovation and extension by John Webber was completed in 2016. The owners’ brief was to create a spacious multi-level home for their large family that could also be reconfigured into two separate dwellings later with ease. The design also had to champion the Spanish Art Deco features of the existing building while also incorporating contemporary elements in line with today’s lifestyle expectations.

The home is one of graceful lines, exquisite proportions and superior quality fixtures and fittings. Multiple arched windows, gently curved walls, high ceilings, mixed wood parquetry flooring and elegant light fittings add tremendous character and warmth, while ducted air-conditioning, bathroom under-floor heating, an internal lift, wine cellar, gas fire elevate the level of luxury throughout.

Three storeys allow the residence to be compartmented into 5-bedroom and 2-bathroom accommodation for the family on the ground floor, along with a sixth bedroom or office with its own separate entrance. The lowest floor is reserved for the laundry, storage, third bathroom, internal access from the double garage and a rumpus area.

The voluminous open plan living area stretches out on the upper floor connecting with an alfresco terrace. Abundant glass allows you to interact with the ocean and beach views, while as night falls, the surrounding city comes alive with sparkling lights.

The bespoke chef’s kitchen is the home’s heart with Neff and Gaggenau cooking appliances, integrated Liebherr fridge/freezer and a stone island with integrated timber dining bench.

Also, on the upper level, an executive home office with its own powder room and the magnificent master bedroom with a dressing room, luxe ensuite bathroom and endless ocean views.

Keeping excellent company amongst a select group of trophy homes, from this premium setting, you can stroll to The Junction’s vibrant eateries, trendy boutiques and highly sought-after schools as well as Bar Beach bowling club and tennis club. And, with the beach on the doorstep, an early morning swim or surf or stroll along the Anzac Memorial walk comes as part of the package.

This property is being sold under the revolutionary Friendly Auction System.

An independent pest & building report is available on request at no charge to you. This is the type of report your solicitor would usually recommend purchasing before bidding at an auction or before making an unconditional offer prior to auction and are conducted by a panel of reputable companies. The companies have consented to friendly auction terms and will generally be happy to speak to you about your queries in reports and in most cases transfer the reports into your name if you are the successful buyer at auction or prior to auction: see each report for details.

Flexible deposit and settlement conditions are also available by negotiation with the agent if required.

Offers can also be made prior to auction and each offer will be assessed on its merits.

In-rooms auction event scheduled at The Arc at Watt Street Commercial Centre (Cnr King and Watt St Newcastle). Bid and buy with confidence in this consumer driven, transparent auction system that was pioneered here in Newcastle but is now in use across Australia. We also have a downloadable guide available on our website.

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Team Members representing 68 Memorial Drive, Bar Beach

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