Auction Thursday, 02nd November at 05:30 pm
265Approx m²
Floor Plan Map

Property Description

A rare offering in one of Sydney’s most coveted neighbourhoods, this exclusive property stands as one the most unique opportunities in Potts Point. Set on the original 1831 Alexander Macleay land grant site. Incredible, iconic and irresistible … this is truly something special, ready for the astute buyer to bring to its full potential. Number 1 in both name and stature, this huge residence, consisting of a large part of the original historic Manar complex, built from 1881, is a unique property, ready for transformation into an amazing home.
A massive mansion-like layout with extensive features, including unobstructed views down the harbour to Sydney Heads from a large, sunny outdoor terrace, it offers an unparalleled chance to create something extraordinary, right in the heart of Potts Point. Currently in a raw “blank canvas” condition, the potential to craft a world-class home is plain to see. With a considered touch and an eye for fine refurbishment, we are talking about a residence that is sure to present as one of the finest in the area. Huge 3.5m ceilings, retained heritage touches, grand private stair entry, original floorboards, ornate fireplaces, French doors… It offers all this and more.
Formerly home to an array of Sydney dignitaries including the likes of Sir Garfield Barwick, Senator John Ignatius Armstrong and distinguished surgeon Dr Rowan Nicks, Manar is the grande dame at the heart of Potts Point. With this residence offering a top floor location and no common walls, this astonishing historic property stands poised to be transformed into a landmark home, likely to become a showpiece inner-East residence for years to come. A property of this caliber and location only becomes available once in a lifetime.
* World-class property with unbelievable potential
* Prime position in historic and original “Manar” complex
* A complex that is one of the grande dames of Macleay St
* Part of the original 1881 building, with subsequent updates
* Right on Macleay St in the heart of Potts Point
* Awesome “blank canvas” on which to create a dream residence
* An exciting project to undertake in an incredible position
* Massive sun-drenched terrace with vast harbour views
* Private parking for two vehicles, direct street access
* Huge rooms with amazing scope to craft a personal vision
* Ornate metal fireplaces, original French doors, decorative touches
* Freestanding with private entry offering direct access to Macleay St
* At the heart of everything yet with a dignified private atmosphere
* Close to acclaimed eateries, bars, supermarkets
* Easy access to Elizabeth Bay and harbourside parks
* Quick access to transport, all amenities at your doorstep

Council: $543.68pq
Water: $171.98pq
Levies: $5583.55pq

Expressions of Interest: Closing Tuesday October 17 at 5.00pm


  • 3 bed
  • 3 bath
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • Floor Area is 265 m²
  • 2 Garage

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