Penultimate Penthouse 240-350 sq m

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2 Bedrooms
3 Beds

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Main Bedroom, Antique Chinese Teakwood bed with Custom made mattress Room is 5 meters x  8. mtrs

Main Bedroom, Antique Chinese Teakwood bed with Custom made mattress Room is 5 meters x 8. mtrs

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $50
Security Deposit: $1000
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Huge spacious open-plan Penthouse (previous life,clothing warehouse) that doubles as an Art Gallery. A unique 'one of a kind' living space with an exclusive private entry.
Fully furnished.. Quiet Location, a Unique and special Penthouse..Additional to the 240 m internal space there is a decking area of 110 sq meters. City views on the upper level (bedroom/ studio). Separate area.

Total living and entertaining area..... 350 square meters.

Artistic design, built by the owner,the majority of the materials were imported.The owner lives in the Penthouse 6 months of the year.

. Extremely well priced for this unique designer Penthouse.

Close to all amenities 10 -15 minute Walk to the Central Business district, Chinatown, Thaitown, Central Business District, Star City Casino, City Theatres, Cinemas, Sports Grounds,Paddy's Market (cheapest food produce shopping in Sydney) Haymarket the Asian quarter, Oxford Street,Opera House, Sydney Harbor, Museums, N.S.W Art Gallery ,the Botanic Gardens.
A 5 minute stroll to a major Supermarket.

The Penthouse's location is only 200 meters from Central Rail Station , Bus Transport,it is approximately 50 meters from the largest Taxi base in Sydney, transport is in abundance one can easily access any part of Sydney. A great Location.
The apartment is surrounded by numerous Cafes, Hotels (live music) Surry Hills restaurants that offers a huge variety of cuisines from Italian, Thai, Spanish, Vietnamese, Brazilian, Middle Eastern, Indian, Japanese and numerous fusion restaurants. Who needs a car??
As one enters the penthouse the main area opens up to an area of 18 meters in length by 10 meters wide (wider than two terrace houses) there is a full sized snooker / pool table, a lounge area seating 8, a good quality sound system, digital radio, CD player, amplifier with two excellent speakers.
Bring your own CDs.
The kitchen, lounge, snooker table are in this main open plan area.
.Two huge bedrooms with antique king size teak beds with custom made firm mattresses. Pillows and Linen supplied with mosquito nets. There is also two queen sized mattresses available for children or additional guests.
There is more than enough area to place the mattresses.
The Master Bedroom is 5 m x 8 m,(as large as a studio apartment i.e. 40 sq. ms ) a king size antique teak Chinese bed.
There is a 40 inch digital HD TV system with speakers and a DVD system. Cable available if requested, additional fee The bedroom has a industrial designed metal clothing rack and shelf structure 'wardrobe' covered with sheer black curtains, 3 meters in length x 2.4 meters in height. Wall to wall artworks. There is also a 1950's two meter desk for laptop / computer / office in the bedroom.

The second bedroom: Completely separate space
Upper level studio, the area is 5 m x 6.5 m,with another King Sized Antique teak bed. A cloth covered Wardrobe and a Digital Television with a DVD player.
.From the studio one can access the 110 square meter wooden deck that has stunning city skyline views.
Great for entertaining summer or winter.
The penthouse has artworks throughout ,akin to living in an Art Gallery.

Kitchen; Space, Space and more Space.

Designed for a Chef. Easy access and lots of space.
.The Kitchen is open plan and is fully equipped, it has a wide black granite bench top / splash backs ( 6 meters in length) with quality European appliances, Smeg 5 gas Burners, Smeg Oven, Double sink, Smeg Micro wave oven,a Portacel Water Purifier,no need to purchase bottled water, Pantry and loads of cupboard space, there two additional portable granite bench tops. Note photos.
Quality cook wear, wok, caste iron pots and pans, rice cooker, toaster and all the utensil, plates, bowls etc.
There are two eating / dining areas;
Adjoining the kitchen there is an enclave which has a 1950's cafe table with two seating benches. Seats 4.
Window 2 ms x 1.4 meters
There is also an internal Balcony area, that has large metal laced glass sliding windows ,3.5 m x 2 m which faces the leafy tree lined street on the western side of the building,(just off the main open living area near the kitchen),there is a 'raw silk' granite topped table with seating for 4.

Sea Fantasy Bathroom.
The bathroom / main bedroom en suite,fully accessible to other guests. Luxurious and spacious 3.5 m x 5.5 m
Enormous Bath built with hand-made sea blue / green toned tiles in the shape of a whale - 2.5 mts x 1.5 meters.
Sea animals - spouting brass sculptured dolphins, fish, sharks , two seahorse metal and glass sliding doors. Sea shell hand basin set into a rare large granite base carved into the shape of a large fish which sits atop of a metal boat hull.

Great host.

Guest Access


The Neighborhood

It is very convenient , just a short walk to City, Chinatown(food shopping), restaurants, pubs, public transport,suermarket

Getting Around

very convenient..buses, trains..minutes away
walking distance to all amenities..No need for vehicle

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House Rules

Absolutely no candles ...woody house.
No parties, but dinner parties are fine.
Prefer no shoes once in the house.
No high heels as can damage floor boards.
Responsible caring guests who will respect the house, as there was a great deal of "love input" into the design and building of this penthouse.
It is a very special property, one of a kind.
The owner travels a great deal and is absent for a minimum of a month and usually stays away for no more than 2 months, but the trips can vary.
Will advise.

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10 nights minimum stay
bathroom, metal boat hull stand handbasin

bathroom, metal boat hull stand handbasin

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About the Host, Michael

Sydney, Australia
Member since February 2012


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