Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point
Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

The Sydney power couple Michael and Helen Nugent have bought in Darling Point, after selling in Bellevue Hill.

It was the $10.85 million home of architect Dennis Rabinowitz and his wife Joan.

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

It featured in Stephen Crafti’s book, Architects’ Houses after the 1890s-era residence was converted into a modern home from its prior austere block of five one-bedders. 

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

The property was originally built as a semi-detached house, but was turned into a freestanding home when the house next door was demolished. 

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

Ray White Double Bay agents Elliott Placks and Ashley Bierman had the listing. 

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

Many original features, including the front door, the cornices and the archway, were restored.

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

A glass lift was installed to give the house a feeling of light, and connect the house, along with a bridge to the main living area, which makes the most of the view of Sydney Harbour. 

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

Their Bellevue Hill trophy home, set in manicured Italianate gardens, sold at $14.75 million.

Sydney power couple buy in Darling Point

It was a Michael Suttor-designed home with Michael Love interiors.

This article first appeared in the Sunday Telegraph.

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Trophy Sale Darling Point, Sydney

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