The best outdoor living homes on the market in NSW

Indoor/outdoor flow – it’s a defining feature of Australian architecture and the perfect companion for showcasing Sydney’s breathtaking views.

Whether you’re looking over the harbour, out to sea or further out to greener pastures, these are the best outdoor living homes on the NSW market this week.

22 Mosman Coronation Avenue.

5 bedrooms 5 bathrooms 3 cars

There are houses, then there are architectural creations and this house designed by Philip Cox falls squarely into the latter.

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Built in 2008, the luxury residence was fully renovated in 2018 under the expert guidance of owner and developer Stephen McMillian of Citta Property Group and architect Anita Panov of Panov Scott.

The one-of-a-kind contemporary home captures the epitome of Sydney’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

The flowing spaces flow seamlessly into private terraces and gardens, making the most of an enviable northern aspect overlooking Middle Harbor and the treetops of Balmoral Park and Lawry Plunkett Reserve.

Blackbutt and Tasmanian Blackwood are mixed with walls of glass and steel elements to create a mixed palette of textures and colors throughout the property.

High-end features include a 90m² terrace feeding the main living area, a heated terrace next to the wet-edge swimming pool and integrated vertical tilting glass walls that allow the owner to control the elements, whatever the weather.

The kitchen was designed with large-scale entertaining in mind and features Wolf and Sub Zero appliances, Italian granite benches, ample storage and custom millwork.

Cocktail hour is also well catered for with a 2000 bottle wine cellar on the lower level.

Of the five spacious bedrooms, two have been designed as self-contained suites, including a master with an office area, water views, ample storage space and a luxury bathroom with freestanding bathtub, double sinks and access on the balcony.

Additional features include a home theater, gymnasium, elevator to all levels, C-Bus automation throughout, built-in surround sound, heated floors, zoned air conditioning, and home security.

It is listed with Michael Coombs of Atlas by LJ Hooker with a price guide of $26-28 million.

1 Chemin Fitzwilliam, Vaucluse.

4 bed 4 bath 4 car

Its address could indicate Vaucluse, but this large period plot is covered with a tropical refuge. From the private poolside terrace, the only view offered is framed by palm trees with glimpses of water beyond, seemingly a world away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney.

Listing agent Gavin Rubinstein describes the arts and crafts-era residence as “Vaucluse meets Palm Beach,” no doubt due to its sense of seclusion and coastal vibe.

Set in approximately 1100m², the 1920s house offers harbor views from all levels, and best of all – harbor beaches such as Nielsen Park and Parsley Bay are just a short walk away.

Surrounded by established gardens, the historic house has all the charm of yesteryear on the outside with a complete contemporary facelift on the inside.

A sleek modern kitchen with a suite of Miele appliances, a marble bench and plenty of storage space. The adjoining living room, as well as the formal dining room, has central Heat & Glo fireplaces and doors opening onto a harbor-facing deck.

The master bedroom also captures the iconic water views with a covered balcony. It has three built-in closets plus an expansive full bathroom with freestanding tub, twin vanities and a skylight above.

According to property records, tech company Accordant CEO and co-founder Stephen Knowles and his wife Kaye bought the property for $6.3 million but set about transforming the century-old home.

Today it features a host of 21st century design features including oak floors, bespoke joinery, bespoke lighting, automatic cabinet lighting, patio heating, underfloor heating bathroom and towel rails, reverse cycle air conditioning, alarm and security intercom.

It will be auctioned on November 8 by the Rubinstein Group (TRG) with a $15 million guide.

23 Wolseley Road, Point Piper.

4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms 2 cars

Who said that the apartments were not connected to the outside? This epic new development is designed to embrace its expansive Sydney Harbor views with walls of glass and open balconies.

When Vilon entered the scene earlier this year, it put a unique stamp on the eastern suburbs luxury apartment market.

Designed by Burley Katon Halliday and developed by STM Property Group – with gardens by renowned landscape designer Dangar-Barin Smith – the six-unit building has already seen an impressive number of sales despite not being completed until December .

Over $30 million worth of assets in the building were sold off the plan within days of the launch in March and only the penthouse and Unit 4 remain.

Now is the time for Vilon’s penthouse, a 390 m² two-storey residence, to list.

“This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that once sold will likely never come back to market,” said Rubinstein Group sales agent Gavin Rubinstein.

Befitting its prime position in Sydney’s most exclusive suburb on one of the country’s most expensive streets, Vilon’s Coronation Apartment was created with opulence in mind so that its interiors could follow the iconic views of Sydney Harbour.

From almost every vantage point in the apartment, all the main actors are constantly in view, from the bridge to the Opera House and the city skyline.

Ensuring the postcard backdrop is front and center, both levels feature floor-to-ceiling glass walls and sliding doors with multiple terraces wrapping around the curved spaces.

The upper floor houses an open concept living and dining room, a powder room, as well as the gourmet kitchen complete with an island bench, Wolf, Miele and Sub-Zero appliances.

On the ground floor, accessible by stairs or a personal elevator, there are four bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms, fitted wardrobes and private balconies.

In keeping with the glamorous tone, the master bedroom of the penthouse features a large terrace with a five-star panorama of the harbour, numerous wardrobe choices as well as an elegant bathroom with bathtub and double vanity.

It’s listed by TRG with a $30 million price guide

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9c Sylvan Street, Galston.

4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms 2 cars

Listed with a $2 million price guide, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom home has grand proportions designed to maximize northern aspect and natural light.

Brought to the market by LJ Hooker agents Steve Ford and Camilla Piggot, 9c Sylvan St in Galston has a flexible floor plan that leads to an entertainment terrace overlooking the courtyard. The house is close to the Galston Shopping Village with several prestigious schools nearby.

27-29 Saddleback Mountain Road, Kiama.

5 bed 3 bath 4 car

For sale via private treaty, 27-29 Saddleback Mountain Rd in Kiama is located on the slopes of the mountain overlooking the city and the sea.

Listed through agent Ray White Vitas Tulich with a price guide of $3.2 million, the home should meet the needs of those looking for resort-style living or a place to stay with friends and family while working remotely.

The ground floor has a bedroom, lounge/TV room and storage space.

Bellona, ​​Ocean Rd, Palm Beach.

This Palm Beach property, dubbed Bellona, ​​is expected to fetch a price of $40 million when it’s sold.

Listed via Ken Jacobs of Forbes Global Properties, word is that the Ocean Rd estate is easily worth $40 million, which would break the $27.5 million residential real estate record for North Beaches set in June this year. also in Palm Beach.

It’s a seven-bedroom house with servants’ quarters, deep verandas, ocean views, and sheltered courtyards.

It was completed almost 20 years ago and the Northern Beaches Council last year approved alterations costing over $560,000.

54-56 Merrigang Street, Bowral.

4 bed 2 bath 2 car

A Victorian cottage in the Southern Highlands that has passed through several families over the years has returned to the market with a $3.75 million guide.

Built in 1883 on a 1840m² plot of land, the four-bedroom, two-bathroom property at 54-56 Merrigang St is within walking distance of local shops and train station.

McGrath Southern Highlands agent Anne Stone has the list.

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