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buyers drawn to sydneyaes inner city terraces offering iconic slice of history

Written by The ReReport

FOUND mainly in the inner city and the eastern suburbs, historic terraces have become a popular choice among buyers due to their period features and often convenient location.
Victorian and Federation terraces were a feature of Sydney from around the 1830s due to the high density of the CBD.

Inside 23 Wetherill Street Leichhardt.

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Gentrification throughout the city has seen traditional terraces being reimagined and it is now common to see the maintained facade and classic features of a terrace with renovated interiors that provide modern comforts.
One of the finest homes currently on the market is a Paddington terrace that was once owned by former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy.

Feel like you’re stepping back in time once you look inside 59 Cavendish Street Stanmore.

The home at 44 Goodhope St recently passed in at auction for $14.5 million.
Buyers who are in the market for a terrace home are spoiled for choice, with quality offerings throughout Sydney.
The inner west is a clear hotspot, with homes in Leichhardt and Stanmore and Waverley all proving popular with house hunters.

A grand terrace in the heart of the inner west at 23 Wetherill Street has a blend of old-world charm with added modern luxuries as well as views of the Harbour Bridge and city skyline. The facade with tower and tessellated tiles up to the front door provide a glimpse into the history of the property. Luke Bellero of The Agency-Inner West takes it to auction on November 10 with a price guide of $2.7 million.

An imposing Victorian terrace in Stanmore’s is one of the areas premier properties due to its grand proportions and interior styling. Set out over three levels, it has high decorative ceilings, two bathrooms, a library and large main bedroom with private lacework veranda. It went to auction over the weekend with a guide of $3 million to $3.3 million.
There is also a rare opportunity in Waverley, with a four-bedroom freestanding terrace going to auction with a guide of $4.6 million.

The kitchen and dining area at 67 Albion Street Waverley.

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