Manor for $29.5 million will test your skill


A stately family manor in Sydney’s prestigious suburb of Vaucluse will test your skill.

The four-bedroom, seven-bathroom property at 2/2A Black Street is on offer with a price guide of $29.5 million and features a life-sized chess set on the rooftop.

Agent Michael Pallier of Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty is accepting expressions of interest for the opulent mansion that offers breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour.

The four-level home is described as a “stately family manor of unequivocal decadence” on the listing and it’s little wonder, with its resort-style amenities.

2/2A Black Street, Vaucluse, NSW

Mansion in Sydney’s Vaucluse features a life-sized chess set on the rooftop and is on offer for $29.5 million. (Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty)
Vaucluse property for sale features a life-sized chess set.
The opulent family manor also boasts a lap pool, rooftop spa, and water views from each of the four levels. (Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty)
Vaucluse property for sale features a life-sized chess set.
Interiors are modern with whitewashed walls, timber floorboards and floor-to-ceiling windows. (Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty)

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Alongside the life-sized chess set, there’s also a lap pool, rooftop spa, steam room, alfresco cooking station, games room, wine cellar and a bespoke bar.

The mansion also features an outdoor shower by the pool – a bold trend.

Other standout features are the terraces on all four levels that offer incredible harbor views and the glamorous interior aesthetic.

Rooms are ornate with timber floorboards, whitewashed walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, chandeliers, ornate fireplaces in the living areas, statement wallpaper and sheer white drapes in the bedrooms.

Vaucluse property for sale features a life-sized chess set.
Also worth mentioning are the chandeliers and statement wallpaper. (Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty)
Vaucluse property for sale features a life-sized chess set.
Domain’s latest data reveals the median house price for Vaucluse to be $8.8 million. (Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty)
Vaucluse property for sale features a life-sized chess set.
The property also offers a bespoke bar that’s perfect for entertaining. (Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty)

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Domain’s latest data reveals the median house price for Vaucluse is $8.8 million, an increase of 25.4 per cent from last year.

The suburb has seen 26 four-bedroom homes sold this year. Vaucluse has a population of 9,335, and the age demographic is 40 to 59 years.

Four properties for sale in Vaucluse

5 Belah Gardens

Property for sale in Vaucluse, New South Wales.
The five-bedroom home features a sleek white exterior with a statement front door. (Raine & Horne Double Bay)

50 Hopetoun Avenue

Property for sale in Vaucluse, New South Wales.
The five-bedroom home is perfect for entertaining. (TRG)

17 Village High Road

Property for sale in Vaucluse, New South Wales.
The six-bedroom abode is described as being “harmoniously designed for luxurious resort living”. (Ray White Double Bay)

17 Davies Avenue

Property for sale in Vaucluse, New South Wales.
The four-bedroom home features chic interiors. (JT Allen Real Estate)

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