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mcmahons point terrace with margaret olley history for sale

Written by The ReReport

No. 53 Victoria St, McMahons Point, has a price guide of $4.6 million.

A Victorian-era terrace in McMahons Point, once painted by artist Margaret Olley, has hit the market with a $4.6 million guide.
Ms Olley immortalised 53 Victoria St and the neighbouring terraces in the 1948 painting Kilmorey Terrace.
The ink and watercolour painting depicts a typical row of Victorian terraces in Australia during that era.

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The revered Australian painter, who passed away in 2011, left a huge impression on the art world.

Real EstateThe rooftop terrace is sure to make you popular with family and friends on New Year’s Eve.

She was the subject of more than 90 solo exhibitions during her lifetime, and was also the inaugural winner of the Mosman Art Prize in 1947.
David Gillan, of Ray White Lower North Shore, said it was incredible that she painted 53 Victoria St and its neighbours.
“She was known for her love of terraces, so to pick these three is very special, but I can see why she picked them, as they are the perfect example of Victorian style terraces,” he said.
Mr Gillan expects the 1886-built residence to be a hit with downsizers.

Real EstateThe home still has many of its traditional detailings.

Real EstateA few rooms offer stunning views of the city and the Harbour Bridge.

“They are going to love the classic detailing, plus the fact inside has been completely renovated with a versatile layout,” he said.
The three-bedroom house has a rooftop terrace with postcard views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.
Features include a cellar, airconditioning and underfloor heating.
According to CoreLogic the property last traded in 2012 for $2.425 million.
It will go to auction on November 1.


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