Real Estate Details
‘Capri’, indisputably one of Point Piper’s landmark and most historic Edwardian mansions, built circa 1905, for shipwright Alfred Whetton, whose family built Circular Quay’s first wharves. Occupying an impressive 710sqm approx of elevated land, capturing panoramic north easterly views across Point Piper, Rose Bay to Manly from every level.
With convenient dual street access via Wentworth Place, a glass lift allows internal access from a secure double garage to all levels of this grand sandstone family home. A harmonious blend of period charm and modern refinement, featuring exposed brickwork, soaring 3 metre ceilings, original timber floors and open fireplaces.
Boasting stately proportions throughout and ideally configured for large scale entertaining and family living, multiple formal and informal living and dining areas include a beautifully appointed gourmet kitchen featuring a large labradorite island, stainless steel bench tops, Liebherr fridge and Miele appliances. Breathtaking north-easterly harbour views form an impressive backdrop to a generous informal lounge flowing onto a sun-drenched sandstone terrace and swimming pool with views.
Upstairs accommodation comprises of 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 with ensuite, their own private terraces, 180 degree sweeping harbour views, a deluxe family bathroom plus a versatile family room/informal living room with an enclosed sunny sandstone courtyard.
Additional attributes to this distinguished home include exquisitely landscaped gardens and grounds, formal dining room, drawing room, large laundry, guest powder room and additional car space.
Prestigiously located on one of Point Pipers most coveted streets, a short stroll of the Royal Motor Yacht Club, Lady Martins Beach, prestigious schools (Cranbrook, Scots College), Double Bay and Rose Bay shopping villages, Royal Sydney Golf Club, Rose Bay Esplanade and ferry wharf.