This iconic piece of Swansea Heads architecture is as rich in character and history as it is in unique and stylish design. This home is three storeys of mediterranean style bliss that offer panoramic views of the Lake, Channel, and Ocean in all their glory. At 41 Francis Street, your endless holiday starts upon settlement.
Affectionately known by locals as "the wedding cake house", this terraced work of architectural whimsy stands a proud three storeys tall, with wrap-around verandas that mean not only will you enjoy panoramic views from Swansea Heads to Blacksmiths and further, but you'll have endlessly versatile dining, entertaining and relaxation options available to you through all three floors of your home.
Starting your day at the top in your master penthouse bedroom, which is complimented by a fully equipped en-suite, you'll awake to views along the coastline and across to the Channel. You can drink in the panorama through east and westerly facing glass sliding doors and big windows, as well as from your own private deck, as perfect for lounging as it is entertaining.
The kitchen and meals area have been craftily designed with an eye as much for family living as it was entertaining, with the first floor's kitchen appointed with the stacker windows running the length of the kitchen bench, which, taking in the channel views to the west, convert to a servery bench ideal for entertaining on the wrap-around entertaining deck.
The kids and guests will love the ground floor's three bedrooms, rumpus, cosy yet versatile study, as well as their own bathroom and seperate laundry.
The home sits on 817 square metres of land with a 20 metre frontage, and is appointed with tastefully landscaped yards and garden beds, a functioning outdoor bath and shower, and an extra large courtyard area in front of the garage.
The unique and artful design of the home is balanced perfectly by the practicality and versatility offered by 41 Francis Street's HUGE three door, 127.5 square metre garage, which has ample room for your cars, boats, your Winnebago, or whatever toys compliment your lifestyle.
For those of you who like to tinker, there's room here for the workshop of your dreams, or for the athletes among you, there's room for you to put in a fully-equipped home gym!
All of this located less than 250 metres from the Sand and surf at Hams beach, and only minutes from more at Caves Beach and Blacksmiths, as well as the shopping, dining and entertainment in Swansea.
The home's currently rented for $540 per week until the end of May 2021.
This stunning home will not wait around for long, so don't delay, call Andrew on 49721066 to book your inspection today!
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A statement of sophistication and well-planned design, this dual level brick & colorbond family home offers spacious separate living options in a scenic location nestled between Black Neds Bay and Hams Beach.
With internal / external stairs and dedicated entries to both levels, this versatile residence presents an ideal guest set-up downstairs with a large open living area, stone top kitchenette, robed bedroom, a modern bathroom and laundry.
While upstairs, high raked ceilings with wall apertures enhance the sense of space and light and the seamless open plan layout of the lounge room, dining & kitchen flows out to the full-width glass balustrade balcony that captures north facing views over the bay and beyond.
There are a total of three comfortable bedrooms to this level, two are equipped with built-in robes and the master houses a walk-in robe + access to the balcony. All share the contemporary family bathroom with a deep bath, glass framed shower and separate w/c.
Outside is low maintenance with an open courtyard to the rear and easy care landscaped garden beds to the front and back of the property.
Secure car accommodation in the double auto garage with extra storage space + additional off-street parking on the wide driveway.
Perfectly positioned in a location with exceptional lifestyle benefits:
• 240m from the waters edge at Black Neds Bay
• 480m from the rugged coastline of Hams Beach
• Moments to bushland tracks that lead you to the Lake Macquarie channel waterway
• Only 1.5km to Caves Beach local shops & the award-winning resort restaurant
• Less than 2km to pristine swimming & sea caves at patrolled Caves Beach
• 3 minute drive from boutique Swansea CBD shops & entertainment
• Within a 3km radius of 6 local schools & pre-schools
• Surrounded by transport links
Yes - you read it right - freestanding 3 bedroom villa in a complex of 3.
Less than 350 metres to Frenchman's Beach
Middle unit in a complex of just 3.
Features large formal living area, big kitchen with family and meals area opening to rear patio.
Private fenced yard with little maintenance.
Three good size bedrooms all with built ins and ceiling fans.
Good size bathroom with separate bath and shower.
Separate toilet and Laundry.
Internal access single garage with remote door plus additional parking space.
Split system air conditioner.
Perfect for investment, downsizing or retirement.
You can hear the surf from the front door - live the low maintenance seaside lifestyle - fishing, boating, surfing all close by.
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Offering sophisticated yet relaxed modern living, this bright and breezy home resides in an exclusive beachside location where all that is separating you from the wide blue ocean and rugged coastline is natural bushland reserve.
Taking advantage of its elevated position, the property has been built to showcase the sweeping panoramic water views where you can look out to Black Ned's Bay and the vibrant Channel from the comfort of the open plan kitchen, dining and living areas all the way out to the covered balcony.
The entertainer's kitchen offers stone benchtops, quality stainless steel appliances, built-in wine rack, generous corner pantry and a dishwasher.
The light-filled living room is equipped with full-height windows to make the most of the amazing 180 degree lake vista.
The stunning master bedroom is complete with a walk-in robe and hotel inspired ensuite, and a further two spacious bedrooms are appointed with built-in robes.
The family sized bathroom features a luxurious spa bath, oversized glass-walled frameless shower, wall faced toilet suite and a heated towel rail.
Downstairs is the tiled rumpus room with linen storage plus a store room and a well-appointed laundry with a third toilet and shower which leads you directly outside.
Tastefully landscaped gardens span the generous 843 square metre block which offers an abundance of lawn space, garden shed storage and a huge fully enclosed alfresco to entertain in no matter the season.
The many extras include solar panels, mesh roll-down blinds on the balcony, air-conditioning to the living/master/second bedroom, quality remote controlled ceiling fans throughout, plantation shutters to the living, a double garage with adjoining 4m x 4.5m workshop and a sizeable shade sail providing an additional two parking spots.
Enjoying the best of both worlds, set right next to the ocean with private access to the sand and surf of Caves Beach just across the road and with convenient proximity to Swansea CBD, inspect this contemporary beachside getaway and its impressive location today.
An outstanding and rare opportunity in a highly sought-after enclave, this home offers exceptional potential with elevated water views of the ocean and the entrance to Lake Macquarie. This unique and versatile property is nestled at the edge of oceanfront reserve with stunning Ocean and Channel views from, kitchen, living area and master bedroom. A well considered floor plan makes entertaining a breeze .. Open plan living areas allow the outdoor in, by folding back the glass concertina doors off the sunroom. The well appointed kitchen enjoys stunning Channel views, plantation shutters throughout create a beach atmosphere. Easy care gardens offer peace and tranquility. Listen to the surf and smell the salt breezes from the private courtyard. The main bedrooms boasts an ensuite, walk-in robe and a private viewing deck offer views over Black Neds Bay to the Swansea Bridge. The wrap around viewing deck is a real feature, allowing Swansea Channel to be your backdrop while you entertain or giving you the opportunity to enjoy winter sun or the refreshing NE breezes in summer. Easy access to waterways and government transport, walk to beach and Channel.
Less than 450 metres and you are on the sand without a road to cross
Set on a big level 765 square metre block with room for all the toys plus a pool if you desire
Originally built in 1968 this is only the third time the home has been offered for sale.
Located in a quiet cul de sac location this is perfect for the active beach going family
Two storey brick and tile home is ready to be transformed.
The ground floor area has the potential to be self contained and features tiled entry foyer, large rumpus/ family room and 4th bedroom, bathroom, separate toilet, large laundry that could work as a kitchenette and storage under the stairs.
Internal access to the oversized single garage that has potential to be converted to a drive through to access the yard.
Upstairs are three bedrooms - two with built ins.
Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning to the top entire first floor level
Good size living area leads to the full length deck with views over the Channel, Black Neds Bay, Nine Mile Beach and the lake in the distance.
Kitchen and meals area over look the backyard and open to a covered rear deck with stairs to the backyard.
The front and backyards have been extensively landscaped with low maintenance gardens making the home extra private.
If you have been looking for that beach-side home then look no more, this is a must see.
With plenty of space to extend out the front and out the back, those with a keen eye will see the enormous potential to turn this into a showpiece.
Take the tour to appreciate all this home and the area have to offer.
Located between the Ocean and Swansea Channel this home has been designed with entertaining in mind. Ideal for those with teenagers or after in law accommodation. The ground floor comprises formal entry, large rumpus/family room complete with its own timber kitchen, large bathroom and 4th bedroom with walk in robe. The rumpus opens to the rear covered outdoor area complete with inground pool. Internal access double garage as well as side access for trailers and grassed area on the northern side. Upstairs is the formal living area with modern kitchen and large wrap around deck with an outlook over the pool and Swansea Channel glimpses to the north. Three large bedrooms, main bathroom with spa and 3rd toilet complete the upstairs. This is ideal for the active family located close to Surfing Beaches as well as Salts Bay for walking, fishing and paddling. Inspect today.
Blue ribbon address, 180 degree views of Swansea Channel, 9 Mile Beach and Mountains. Located across from Beach reserve with the sounds of the waves soothing you to sleep of a night. Less than a two minute walk to Frenchman's beach for a surf or fish. Arrive home from a hard days work, relax and take in the views of the boats sailing through Swansea Channel and the sun setting behind the mountains. Big block of 814 square metres with an 18 metre frontage, ample parking in the front yard for cars, boats and motor homes. This renovated four bedroom home features ducted air throughout, ensuite to main and walk in robe. The large living area overlooks the Channel and leads to the covered rear entertaining area. Massive under house storage could easily be converted to wine cellar or man cave! Big internal access garage with access to rear yard. Well landscaped block complete with fruit trees. This mixes the best of all lifestyles into one. Inspect today.
This home offers the most magnificent views of the blue waters of Black Neds Bay, Salts Bay, Swansea Channel & the sand & waves of Nine Mile Beach all this with the mountains as a back drop. At ground level there is an over size double garage - 2 huge bedrooms both with built ins.The laundry has a toilet & shower & the rumpus room offers views of Swansea Channel & leads onto a patio area. The upper level has the biggest main bedroom that leads through French doors to a large rear balcony also a 2 way bathroom with walk-in-robe all this in the main bedroom. The second up-stairs bedroom also has a walk-in-robe & French doors to rear balcony. the kitchen & living room flow onto the front balcony taking in the most magnificent views the area has to offer. If you are looking for a prestige home with views like no other, please give Darrell Smith a call on 0414683329.Disclaimer: All pictures & plans supplied by vender.
Located within walking distance of the Iconic Frenchman's surfing beach and close to Salts Bay, this two storey home has something for everyone. Set on a big block over 800 square metres in size with a frontage over 18 metres the home has plenty of room for all the toys with an internal access double garage and workshop as well as side access for boats and vans and a detached garage in the backyard that could be used for a variety of uses. The home features four bedrooms plus rumpus, formal living and dining areas, bathrooms on each level, large laundry. Big kitchen leads to the full length veranda with views over the Channel, Black Ned's Bay, Lake and Beach. The rear yard has plenty of room for the kids to run as well as a covered entertaining area, inground saltwater pool and spa and extra garage. This is a lifestyle home. Call today to inspect.
Ready for you to put your personal touch on, this double storey home is in an elevated location of the well-sort-after suburb of Swansea Heads. The house has views over the Channel, Bay, Lake and Beach but also has the potential for even more! Features include two big living areas, bathrooms on both levels, a balcony to soak up the commanding views, ample storage & work areas, internal access to garage and close to the beach, bay, shops and schools. Must be seen to appreciate the views.
ANDREW MCGRATH from RAINE & HORNE BLACKSMITHS is proud to represent this property. Located between Hams Beach and Salts Bay at Swansea Heads, this is your chance to create your own dream home on this elevated 657 square metre block. With a frontage over 16 metres, the existing home features one bedroom with full length front veranda to take in the outlook. Good size kitchen and living area, detached double garage and fenced rear yard. This property has enormous potential for those seeking an entry level property in Swansea Heads. Currently rented to the same tenant for 13 years who is happy to remain. Don't let this "Surf Shack" pass you by.