12A/49 Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay

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An array of magnificent Art Deco features combine with a sophisticated yet edgy ambience to lend unique appeal to this first floor 94sqm (approx.) strata apartment. With soaring ornate ceilings of over 3 metres, grand bay windows and loads of natural light, the generous floor plan also showcases quality contemporary updates. Enjoying an eastern corner position at the peaceful rear of the grand 'Karori' building c1917, it makes both an appealing home and top quality investment. This is a prime lifestyle location footsteps from the harbour's edge at Beare Park, Rushcutters Bay Park and a stroll from a dynamic selection of hip boutiques, cool bars and acclaimed eateries in neighbouring Potts Point.

Large living/dining with bay windowSmart stone gas eat-in kitchen roomQueen sized bedrooms both with built-insModern designer bathroom, internal laundrySoaring high ceilings and polished floorsArt Deco building of 18 apartmentsEver-popular area with ongoing growthWalk to bus, rail plus 15 minutes to the CBD
Council rates: $248.73pq
Water rates: $185.83pq
Strata levies - admin: $897.40pq
Strata levies - sinking: $210.55pq

Suburb Guide

Elizabeth Bay

Just 2km east of the CBD, this picturesque, diminutive harbourside enclave is one of Sydney's most charming, with its elegant architecture reflecting its early heritage. Many Elizabeth Bay properties enjoy spectacular harbour views either back to the city or north across Rushcutters Bay.

As a particularly high-density area, Elizabeth Bay is home primarily to gracious apartments built between the 1920s and '40s. Freestanding homes are rare, but the several that are found here are some prize pieces of real estate, including Billyard Avenue's waterfront Spanish mission residence, 'Boomerang', which once set the record for Australia's highest property price and notably featured in Mission Impossible 2.

During the height of Sydney's urban development prior to the Olympics, a number of local hotels such as The Sebel, The Manhattan and The Gazebo were all redeveloped as luxury apartments to cope with soaring demand for inner city property.

Built between 1835 and 1839, landmark Elizabeth Bay House was designed by the most fashionable and accomplished architect of the day, John Verge, for the Colonial Secretary, Alexander Macleay. Set proudly above Arthur McElhone Reserve overlooking the harbour, it now provides an elegant setting for functions and exhibitions.

While Elizabeth Bay itself has only a local corner store and a couple of funky cafes, it's surrounded by the dining and entertainment meccas of Kings Cross and Potts Point.

Suburb Features


  • Ascham School
  • Double Bay Public School
  • Glenmore Road Public School
  • SCEGGS - Darlinghurst
  • St Vincents College
  • Sydney Grammar Edgecliff Preparatory School
  • Sydney Grammar School


  • El Alamein Fountain
  • Beare Park
  • Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
  • Customs House & Haymarket Library
  • Elizabeth Bay House - Historic House
  • Harry's Café de Wheels
  • Kings Cross Library
  • Rushcutters Bay Park
  • Rushcutters Bay Tennis Centre
  • Sir David Martin Reserve
  • Trumper Park


  • Bistro Rex
  • Cho Cho San
  • Elizabeth Bay Cafe
  • Fratelli Paradiso
  • Ms G's
  • The Apollo Restaurant
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