'Halcyon' - Jewel of the Inner West

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54 Hardy St Ashbury NSW 2193

SOLD FOR $1.5 MILLION - BORDER ASHBURY / HURLSTONE PARK
'Halcyon' - 54 Hardy St Ashbury NSW 2193
'Halcyon' - 54 Hardy St Ashbury NSW 2193

"Magnificent freestanding early 1900s home restored and extended with supreme integrity, exemplifies refined elegance of
54 Hardy St, Ashbury NSW 2193
54 Hardy St, Ashbury NSW 2193
a bygone era. Federation grandeur given a strong European accent defines "Halcyon" - a tranquil and breathtaking historical showcase.

  • "Welsh slate roof tiles perfectly match original Federation bones.
  • Soaring ornate 13 foot ceilings across intricate tributes to 'old world' craftsmanship and
  • meticulous attention to detail - down to the last rare hinge.
  • "Sweeping interiors embrace stunning Clive Christian inspired Carrera marble and 'French washed' recycled Oregon kitchen.

  • Clive Christian inspired Carrera marble and 'French washed' recycled Oregon kitchen.
    Clive Christian inspired Carrera marble and 'French washed' recycled Oregon kitchen.

  • Gazebo conservatories, wrapped with radiant coloured glass, harness northerly light as statuesque extensions of vast living space.
    Queen Anne style with tuckpointed brickwork and timber verandah balustrades
    Queen Anne style with tuckpointed brickwork and timber verandah balustrades
  • A dazzling array of chandeliers casts a romantic illumine over every room.
    Ornate patterned ceiling with polished floor and coloured transom lights above the outside doorways
    Ornate patterned ceiling with polished floor and coloured transom lights above the outside doorways

Other features:

  • Multiple living areas include distinguished formal living and dining
    Generous Victorian arch between living and dining rooms
    Generous Victorian arch between living and dining rooms
  • Showpiece kitchen equipped with 'nostalgia' Ilve gas stove and integrated appliances
  • Huge Travertine spa bathroom starring Carrera vanity, custom French cabinetry and renaissance nickel tapware
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  • Dual French doors to tessellated bullnose verandah observing fragrant jasmine wall
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  • Victorian English garden a private sanctuary framed by pencil pines and hedge
  • Three working fireplaces. Under floor R/C air conditioning

  • Scope to easily convert existing living areas to additional bedroom/s
  • Footsteps to transport, shops and prestigious Trinity Grammar
  • Just 15 minutes to the CBD and with easy access to M4 and M5 motorways

"Too many highlights: must be 'seen to be believed' restorative genius - preserved forever in history with heritage listed status. Rediscover a lost era inside this lavish time capsule from which you will never want to leave. "Halcyon" is, quite simply, exquisite."