July 24, 2024


Interior Of The Road

A Beautifully Renovated Balmain Terrace Hits The Market!

For Sophie Trippe-Smith Balmain, Sydney, was normally the dream. ‘I employed to stroll up this street when I was young,’ she points out. ‘I normally required to live on it one particular day.’ 

So, when this Balmain terrace came on the market in 2012, she and partner entrepreneur Adam Trippe-Smith, knew they experienced to soar at it. ‘I quickly fell in really like,’ claims Sophie. ‘I adore terraces, and this one particular just had this kind of great strength with wonderful significant ceilings. I was blown away by the city views from the roof terrace.’

It’s these views that Sophie and Adam will pass up the most, having manufactured the decision to sell their beloved 1880s Victorian terrace house. From the rooftop terrace, Anzac bridge and the entire Sydney city skyline can be seen in an impressive panorama. ‘Watching the sunshine go down and the mild hit the metropolis structures is our favourite time of the day,’ she states. 

In the course of their 10 many years in the charming terrace, Sophie and Adam have place their possess stamp on the position, such as working with landscape designer Adam Robinson to insert a double garage (‘a real luxurious in Balmain’) and a lush north-experiencing back garden. 

‘We preferred something that evoked a tranquil, serene setting wherever we could relax with loved ones, but also entertain attendees,’ claims Sophie of their urban yard oasis. ‘It’s been a actual sanctuary for all of us.’ 

They also worked with Kate Bell Style and design to boost all of the rooms inside of the property, making certain every single experienced its possess ‘unique feeling of space’. The result is a brilliant, present-day home that pays homage to its first features. 

Although Sophie and Adam have set their dwelling of 10 several years on the industry, they will not be moving considerably ‘We’ll hardly ever leave this spot!’, says Sophie. ‘Balmain is a local community like nowhere else… we really like getting surrounded by drinking water everywhere you go on this unique peninsula.’ 

30 Grafton Avenue, Balmain is mentioned with Samantha Elvy and Matthew Hayson at Cobden Hayson and will go to auction on Thursday 3 November at 6pm.