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79A Todman Street, Brooklyn

79A Todman Street, Brooklyn

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Tender Guide Upwards of $2,250,000
  • Building Icon 285m2
  • Bed Icon 4
  • Bath Icon 3
  • Car Icon 2
Land Area: 2167m² approx

Plischke Modernist Masterpiece

Designed by Ernst Plischke and completed in 1956, the multi award winning Sutch-Smith house is internationally recognised as a modernist masterpiece, revered in Vienna as it is here in Wellington. With mesmerising views of the city and harbour, the house had a full restoration in 2002. This returned it both to its original specifications but also made it into a contemporary home, with 21st Century amenities and building materials. On the market for the first time in its 71 year history.

Highlights include:

• A fully glazed entrance way opens into a glazed hallway overlooking a courtyard - an impressive and welcoming entrance.
• A suspended open stair in polished timber leads to the main living areas upstairs. The open plan living and dining room enjoys sweeping views and access to the courtyard and garden outside. An open fireplace is a stunning focal point of the room and there is a study alcove complete with a built in desk and cabinetry.
• The kitchen is modern and practical with an abundance of storage options, a breakfast bar, gleaming stainless steel counter-tops, top quality appliances and a breakfast alcove with access to a small courtyard for morning coffees in the sunshine.
• The ground floor accommodates three bedrooms all of which are carpeted with built in joinery and have heating vents. On the lower floor the studio has a fold down double bed with a bathroom, built in cabinetry, lots of storage capacity and an external door to the courtyard.
• There are 3.5 bathrooms conveniently located throughout the house.
• A quite contemplative study with expansive built in cabinetry, plus an additional storage room for art and books.
• Outside there are 5 separate paved courtyards, two balcony's, a roof top deck over the garage and the gardens and pathways are beautifully landscaped with easy care planting and mature trees.

Drive on access via Mitchell Street plus parking for 2+cars
For sale by Tender. Tender guide $2,250,000. Closing Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 12pm.

Step into the double glass door entrance way where a flourishing internal garden complete with drainage and irrigation and easily accessible via a sliding glass panel, creates a lush design feature that compliments the sandstone flooring and the light filled, glazed hallway overlooking the courtyard. A suspended open stair in polished timber leads to the main living areas upstairs.

The open plan living and dining room has expansive windows offering stunning harbour views. Draw back the luxurious Thai silk curtains to flood the room with sunshine and light. Polished Matai floorboards run throughout the room and the entire upper floor. An open fireplace in rough hewn basalt ensures warmth come winter. There is beautiful array of original cabinetry and display shelving including a large built in bookshelf with a sliding 'art' panel. Sliding doors lead through to the courtyard

The separate kitchen enjoys excellent natural light with polished matai flooring, seamless stainless steel benchtops, built-in cabinetry, six burner gas oven/cooktop, double door fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine storage and a dumb - waiter to the lower floor (not operational). A breakfast alcove with access to a courtyard outside is the perfect spot to start the day with a morning tea or coffee.

1. The main bedroom is carpeted and painted in a tranquil pale blue, with extensive built in wardrobes and an external door to the balcony.

2. Accessed by a wonderful concealed stairway leading to the lower floor, the studio bedroom is generous in size and features a fold down double bed, cork flooring, built in cabinetry and bookshelves, concealed ceiling lighting, and an external door to the courtyard. The bathroom features a wc, handbasin and shower.

3. Currently configured as a study the third bedroom is carpeted with a built in desk and shelving. A large corner window creates a bright and spacious interior and there is an external door to the balcony.

4. The fourth bedroom is configured as a single, is carpeted and features a built in wardrobe, desk and bookcase.

1. The main bathroom has a shower over the spa bath, tile surround, heated towel rail, handbasin, bidet and wc.

2. The bathroom in the lower floor studio features a toilet, handbasin and shower.

3. Guest bathroom in the ground floor features a wc, handbasin and shower.

4. Guest WC on the upper floor has polished matai flooring and features a toilet and basin. A skylight in the ceiling floods the space with natural light.

The laundry has polished matai flooring, a skylight, external door to the washing line, built in cabinetry with a drying rack and is equipped with a sink, washing machine and tumble dryer.

The carpeted study is a quiet contemplative space, located on the ground floor next to the bedrooms and separate from the main living areas upstairs. With an immense stroage capacity, and an abundance of natural light, this room is a wonderful work from home space.

Beautiful courtyards, balcony's, landscaped pathways and gardens provide privacy while offering expansive views over Wellington city, harbour and the hills beyond.

Two car garage with external car parking for two to three cars.

An exceptional space to house art works, books, wine and general with an external door to the main courtyard and a dumbwaiter (not operational) to the kitchen.

Brooklyn School (Full Primary Yr 1 - 8)
Wellington High School
Wellington College
Wellington East Girls' College

Gas Fired Central Heating (Installed in 2002)

Fully insulated in 2002

Charles Morley-Hall
Charles Morley-Hall
Caroline Collison
Caroline Collison
Property Specialist
Mobile: 027 566 1666

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