102 Merewether Street, Merewether

$2,000,000 Friendly Auction

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586.70 m2


$2,000,000 Friendly Auction

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Renovate, extend or knock down-rebuild for a brilliant beachside lifestyle


Auction Location: 2/16 Telford Street, Newcastle East & Live via Buy.Realtair.com

Offered for only the second time in almost 50 years, this classic weatherboard home is the very definition of position and potential. Nestled on a generous 586.7sqm block, on your doorstep take advantage of the Llewellyn Street shopping and café strip or enjoy a game at Merewether Bowling Club. The beach is less than 1km away for a surf or a swim or head to The Junction precinct's eateries, boutiques and sought-after schools.

With a north-west facing aspect, afternoon sun rays and peaceful, leafy surroundings, this property is steeped with possibility. Its strong bones and heart-warming charm and character including 10ft ornate plaster ceilings, a sandstone fireplace, and classically proportioned room sizes make it ripe for a value adding renovation. There's plenty of potential to reconfigure the floorplan and modernise the kitchen and bathroom spaces, or even extend the home into the deep, gently sloping backyard. And with an approximate 15.24m frontage, you could even hit the reset button and start again with a brand new home, or duplex to fully maximise the block's potential (STCA). Currently leased returning $760 per week, you have a guaranteed income while plans and permits are being approved.

Set within a tight-knit, beachside community of families and professionals, this property's location is complemented by an easy-going lifestyle that will appeal to many. You'll become a regular at local cafes and Merewether Baths in no time. Enjoy the closeness of quality schools, coastal walks, early morning beach swims, easy access to boutique and major retail, and CBD entertainment venues.

 Classic weatherboard home, 586.7sqm block with softly elevated north-west facing aspect
 Sunny front verandah with elevated suburb views
 Approximate block dimensions 15.24m X 39.01m / 37.8m, R2 zoning
 Classic layout, cosy lounge room, kitchen/dining with a/c, three robed bedrooms, sunroom, shower bathroom, internal laundry, single garage, two sheds
 Charming character includes 10ft ornate plaster ceilings, sandstone fireplace
 Renovate, extend, rebuild one home or two the choice is yours (STCA)
 950m – Lingard Private Hospital, 1300m – The Junction Fair, 1km – Merewether Beach
 550m – Go Kindy pre-school, 700m – Holy Family Primary, 1200m – The Junction Public School
 Great tenants on lease until November, returning $760 per week

Council Rates: $3,956 approx. per annum
Water Rates: $915.72 approx. per annum

Expected Rental Income: $735 – $750 per week

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

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