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Historic Pyrmont Post Office Building

146-148 Harris Street, PYRMONT NSW, 2009

For Sale

Property for Sale in 146-148 Harris Street, PYRMONT NSW, 2009

For Sale For Lease

5/29-30 Grattan Street, Prahran, VIC 3181

Listing ID:
1575234
Status:
Active
For:
Sale
Price:
Interest over $7.5M
Last Updated:
22/09/2019
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Property Type

Retail/Offices/Land/Development
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Land Area

411 SQM
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Floor Area

481 SQM
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N/A

Historic Pyrmont Post Office Building

Sale.

146-148 Harris Street Pyrmont, corner Union Square.
Commercial/Residential, four levels, LARGE yard in the heart of SYDNEY Australia.
Landmark Prominent Pioneer Australian Historic site... classified Significant.

Returns would depend on the intentions the purchaser has for the property.
Price not yet determined, an offer of five million dollars has been refused.
Will consider Exchange Negotiations for Ocean frontages from Gold Coast Queensland to Gerringong NSW.

Situated in an area which successfully blends Residential / Commercial / Tourism / Entertainment.
Short walk to SydneyCBD via the safe convenience and enjoyment of the Pyrmont Darling Harbour Footbridge.
Light Rail, Bus, Ferry and Water Taxis service this location.
Adjacent StarCity Casino, Darling Harbour.

Historic Former PYRMONT POST OFFICE and Postmaster Residence.
Excellent condition, well maintained. Original Crown and Federation Period features.
Ornate Original Timber Staircase. Ornate TImber Skirting and Architraves.
Original Fireplaces and Mantle shelves. Only known existing Original Crown Vents.
Notable features of Federation Free Style Architectural Design include the Original Windows throughout the building.
Diocletian sash windows with dressed and moulded archivolts. Multiple panes in upper sashes.
Elegant Balcony Columns with Stone Cornice supported by Scrolls.
Impressive Round Vent and Parapeted Gable with Scroll.

First in the area...
Constructed 1841-1851 from convict hewn Pyrmont Sandstone, with Stables for horses.
Rock faced sandstone, dressed and moulded in detail with rough and smooth stonework contrast.
Pyrmont Sandstone as used in Sydney General Post Office / GPO, and Customs House.

Extensive extensions, designed by renowned NSW. Government Architect Walter L. Vernon, were officially opened in January 1901.
The first Union meeting in Australia was held on the steps and verandah, hence the name Union Square.
Movie set of Jane Campion film.

Security Screens throughout.
The lower and upper floors are accessed via internal stairwells from Union Square, and also from rear yard and external stairway from Harris Street.

STREET LEVEL.
ATM.
Massive ground floor Entry Arch with dressed and moulded Stone Archivolt and Rosettes above.
Ornate Original Timber Staircase from Union Square entry to downstairs and upstairs.
Walk in street level access to what was an Australian Post Retail Shop, and Commonwealth Bank Agency, with walk in SAFE / Strongroom.
Now leased to BENDIGO BANK.
Stairs to downstairs large meeting room, kitchen, rest rooms.

MEZZANINE Level.
Leased to Bendigo Bank.
Hallway...Two large sunny rooms, Original Fireplaces and Mantle shelves.

MEZZANINE Level.
Toilet and basin off stairway landing.
Ornate Original Timber Staircase to first floor hallway.
Opening onto the imposing covered Balcony.

FIRST FLOOR
Sunny interesting aspects to Union Square and surrounds...
Tiled Shower, Basin, Toilet.
Kitchen with dishwasher... timber floor.
Three large sunny rooms.
Original Fireplaces and Mantle sheves.
Third room opening onto the imposing covered Balcony.

LOWER GROUND, GROUND FLOOR and Back yard.
Staircase from Union Square entrance, opening to two large rooms with Original Fireplace and Mantle shelve.
Two external doors open onto two Verandahs to the large back yard... also to an exterior Private Staircase / Walkway to Harris Street, near bus stop.
Toilet. Basin.Shower/bath.
Separate Laundry.
Large board / meeting room with Original Fireplace and Mantle shelve.
Kitchen, amenities area, storerooms, toilets.

Surrounded by spacious Gardens, Parklands, Planned Walkways, Secluded Harbour outlooks.
Foreshore Parks, Barbeque Facilities, Secure Modern Playgrounds.
Convenient to Medical Services, Churches, Five-Star Restaurants, Post Office, Banks, Theatres, Schools, Uni, Tafe.

Exceptional Investment Growth Opportunity.

For more details, please email agent


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