February 29, 2016
A further 12 properties in Millers Point have been listed for auction by Government Property NSW on behalf of the Department of Family and Community Services.
The following properties have been listed for sale today:
44 Kent Street – a four-bedroom two storey terrace in mid-Victorian style with cantilevered balcony and decorative iron balustrade.
53 Kent Street – a three-bedroom three storey residence, one of a pair of Georgian style terraces with added Victorian-era cantilevered balcony.
79 Kent Street (right) – formerly three one-bedroom apartments and two studios, forming the southernmost portion of Winsbury Terrace.
79 Kent Street83 Kent Street – a three-bedroom terrace with an Italianate style mid-Victorian front wing.
15, 21, 25 & 29 Windmill Street – three-bedroom dwellings built in 1907–1908 in the Arts and Crafts style. These properties have state significance as examples of early twentieth century public housing developed by the NSW Government Architect’s Branch.
52 & 54 Argyle Place – part of a row known as Undercliff Terrace, these properties were built in 1843 for whaling captain George Grimes and are one of the earliest terrace groups surviving in Sydney.
17 Lower Fort Street – a three to four bedroom terrace, formerly a boarding house, and part of the Milton Terrace.
19 Lower Fort Street (left) – formerly four studio apartments, also part of the Milton Terrace, built in the Victorian Classical style.
Conservation Management Plans (CMPs) endorsed by the NSW Heritage Council are included in contracts for sale for all heritage listed properties in Millers Point. These contracts ensure new property owners are fully informed of their responsibilities when purchasing a heritage listed property.
19 Lower Fort Street
Owners of heritage protected properties are required to undertake maintenance, restoration and development activities in accordance with those CMPs.
Proceeds from the sale of Millers Point properties are being reinvested into 1,500 new social housing dwellings across the state, with 100 dwellings already completed.
The properties will be marketed by McGrath Estate Agents and will be auctioned on 30 March.