Picturesque Home is a Slice of Stockton’s History
Auction Location: Level 2/16 Telford Street, Newcastle East & Live via Buy.Realtair.com
A picturesque vision greets homebuyers as they approach this elegant late nineteenth century home on the corner of Monmouth Street. Once owned by Sister Brown who operated it as a private hospital for childbirth, 139 Mitchell Street creates an engaging first impression with its triple gabled frontage adorned with ornate stone chimney pots.
Inside the love affair continues with polished timber floors, soaring 11ft ceilings, ornamental fireplaces, a corbelled hallway arch, and the undeniable sense of a time long passed. Exceedingly well proportioned throughout, the generous dual level floorplan is an open book, with multiple living spaces and four bedroom, three bathroom accommodation allowing several configurations to more than adequately meet your needs. There's also a large attic area accessed via a discreet stairway.
Listed as having local heritage significance, you will fall in love with this home's beautiful character and sense of history. Now ready for the next generation of loving homeowners, the residence's solid bones and tidy presentation allow you to move straight in while you plan for a contemporary renovation that pays homage to the home's history.
Complementing this beautiful property is the brilliant location, that's just one block from the beachfront, across the road from the bowling club and Lynn Oval, and 1km to the ferry terminal and local shops. Recent upgrades to Mitchell Street including the planting of street trees has added immense appeal to Stockton town centre with popular Newcastle café The Autumn Rooms recently moving in. And kids will love letting off some steam at the Active Hub in nearby Griffith Park.
- 765.1sqm block with second frontage to Monmouth Street
- North facing formal lounge room with a/c, gas fireplace and verandah
- Sitting room with storage and discreet door revealing staircase to huge attic
- Open plan family room and timber gas fitted kitchen with ocean glimpses
- Spacious master bedroom with walk-in robe and ensuite
- Two further bedrooms (or home office) share a Jack and Jill bathroom
- Third bathroom on lower level with clawfoot bath, as well as laundry and multiple storerooms
- Good size backyard with double garage and scope for keen gardeners
- 500m stroll to Stockton Public School, 600m to St Peter's Primary School
Council Rates: $2,908 approx. per annum
Water Rates: $730.59 approx. per annum
Internal Living Area: 397m²
External Living Area: 180m²
Total Living Area: 577m²
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median house price1100000
median house rent450
suburb rental yield2.1%
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