46-52 Victoria Street, Potts Point. Sydney, New South Wales

Situated on Victoria Street between Challis and McDonald Street is this imposing triple storey terrace row with attics of has spectacular views westward across Woolloomooloo Bay toward the Sydney CBD, though it is difficult to photograph due to towering London plane trees in front.

Former terrace houses: 46-52 Victoria Street, Potts Point. Sydney, New South Wales

The terraces are unusual for their extensive timber verandah adornment giving them a sub-tropical look including lattice friezes, wooden brackets, balustrades and two turned wood dividing each facade into three bays. This is most likely a makeover shortly after the turn of the century. The triangular dormer windows appear to be a more recent addition. The terraces are slightly set back from the street and the party walls extend as dividers to the property line.  Arched windows on either end terrace provide additional views from the verandahs down Victoria Street.

The once prestigious homes have in recent decades been subdivided into single bedroom apartments.

The buiding is listed on the City of Sydney’s heritage list.1

References

  1. City of Sydney CA19 Elizabeth Bay heritage items

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