Monterey Federation mansion, Mosman

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“The Monterey” was built in the early 1900s

“The Monterey” was built in the early 1900s as a private waterside residence and guesthouse. Falling into dereliction, the mansion was completely restored and turned into a restaurant and residence, eventually being converted into 5 luxury strata apartments in the 1980s.

  • Unit 5 rents for $1,300 per week

Heritage listed and regaining its original Queen Anne Federation features, there are magnificent character features throughout the building.

  • Lovely timber shingles and battening adorn the outside of the largely sandstone building
  • with decorative veranda railings,
  • bay and leadlight windows
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Unit 5 with original leadlight window and verandah details

Apartment 5 is one of the 3 bedroom apartments and is spacious, well presented and set over 2 levels.

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Verandh and view from Unit 4
  • On the lower level is the generously sized living area which opens out to the wrap around verandah with commanding views of Mosman Bay.
  • The decorative bay window showcase the view and are stunning feature of the room
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    Unit 4 lounge with bay window

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  • The new contemporary gas kitchen has a servery to the living area and opens to the formal dining room.
  • Down the hall is the sizeable master bedroom with a full ensuite bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe
  • also see the unique feature of a glassed in sunroom/reading nook.
  • There is also an internal laundry and guest toilet on this level.
  • Upstairs, the two good sized bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and there is another bathroom with a bath.
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Unit 5 Leadlight windows and timber trim, with fireplace

Throughout the apartment are classic features which heighten the sense of history, such as

  • the beautiful leadlights which are featured throughout,
  • high ceilings,
  • elegant decorative fireplace and
  • timber flooring.
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Unit 5 Bay window and nook

There is a double lock up garage with remote control door and access to the building via a lift.

  • The location is superb, just hop on the ferry and enjoy a relaxing trip to the city.
  • There are also buses to Mosman Junction and Balmoral Beach at your doorstep
  • enjoy quiet bayside living yet be only minutes to the upmarket and vibrant shopping and restaurant precincts of both Mosman and Cremorne.
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The View from Monterey

Outgoings:
Strata: $14,421 per annum approx;
Council: $1,299 per annum approx;
Water: $553 per annum approx

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Glimpse of the bathroom?
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Monterey renovated kitchen
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Unit 4 kitchen (compared to kitchen above)

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Floor Plan, Unit 4 Monterey
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Monterey Unit 4 back balcony

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