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See the unique modern Darlinghurst home with a stunning roof terrace in a converted substation

A historic 1930s electrical substation is transformed into a magnificent four-storey home with a rooftop terrace and plunge pool

  • An old 1930s electrical substation in Darlinghurst, Sydney has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind home
  • The spacious living and kitchen area with 4.5metre-high ceilings share a custom-made white marble bench
  • A stunning rooftop terrace with a plunge pool was added and surrounded by glass venetian brick walls
  • The incredible converted home also has three-bedroom, a perforated metal staircase and abstract brickwork

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An historic 1930s electrical substation in the middle of a major Australian city has been given a makeover and transformed into a magnificently contemporary home.

Tucked down an alleyway in the central Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, the vine-crept, red-brick building hides inside it an industrial-chic style home across four levels. 

The high concrete ceilings, abstract brickwork, and black steel details pay homage to the building’s roots while the marble textures, soft wood floors, mood lighting and abundance of natural light give it a modern homely feel. 

An old substation from the 1930s has been given an incredible modern makeover and transformed into a spectacular three-bedroom home

The high concrete ceilings, abstract brickwork, and steel and steel details pay homage to the building's roots while the marble textures, soft wood floors, mood lighting and abundance of natural light give it a modern homely feel

The high concrete ceilings, abstract brickwork, and steel and steel details pay homage to the building’s roots while the marble textures, soft wood floors, mood lighting and abundance of natural light give it a modern homely feel 

Tucked down an alleyway in the central Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, the vine-crept, red-brick building hides inside it an industrial-chic style home across four levels

Tucked down an alleyway in the central Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, the vine-crept, red-brick building hides inside it an industrial-chic style home across four levels

In the open kitchen there is plenty of storage stretching up to the ceiling and a custom marble bench that flows on to create the lounge's entertainment unit

In the open kitchen there is plenty of storage stretching up to the ceiling and a custom marble bench that flows on to create the lounge’s entertainment unit

With 4.5 metre ceilings, a lounge, dining and kitchen area make up the whole third level and are the main focus of the home with expansive low level original windows looking out onto the street below and the perforated brickwork. 

In the open kitchen there is plenty of storage stretching up to the ceiling and a custom marble bench that flows on to create the lounge’s entertainment unit. 

The stairway makes a spectacular thoroughfare with stylish pendant lights and perforated metal steps looking to the levels below. 

The period building was elongated by the addition of the incredible roof terrace encased by venetian glass brick walls. 

With 4.5 metre ceilings, a lounge, dining and kitchen area make up the whole third level and is the focal point of the home

With 4.5 metre ceilings, a lounge, dining and kitchen area make up the whole third level and is the focal point of the home

The living and dining room has expansive low level original windows looking out onto the street below and the perforated brickwork

The living and dining room has expansive low level original windows looking out onto the street below and the perforated brickwork

The stairway makes a spectacular thoroughfare with stylish pendant lights and perforated metal steps looking to the levels below

The stairway makes a spectacular thoroughfare with stylish pendant lights and perforated metal steps looking to the levels below

With a luxurious above-ground plunge pool, plenty of space for entertaining and 360 degree views of the surrounding city and towering gum trees, the rooftop terrace is an urban oasis. 

On the first storey there are two bedrooms with white painted brick walls, windows to let the sunlight stream in and in the main suite there is a huge walk-in robe. 

There is also the luxe bathroom with marble details and a narrow frosted window by the rainfall shower to ensure privacy. 

On the first storey there are two bedrooms with white painted brick walls, windows to let the sunlight stream in and in the main suite there is a huge walk-in robe

On the first storey there are two bedrooms with white painted brick walls, windows to let the sunlight stream in and in the main suite there is a huge walk-in robe

The period building was elongated by the addition of the incredible roof terrace encased by venetian glass brick walls

The period building was elongated by the addition of the incredible roof terrace encased by venetian glass brick walls

There is also the luxe bathroom with marble details and a narrow frosted window by the rainfall shower to ensure privacy

There is also the luxe bathroom with marble details and a narrow frosted window by the rainfall shower to ensure privacy

On the ground floor, there is a double garage as well as an extra bedroom, laundry, and bathroom. 

The home is open for inspection and set to go under the hammer on Thursday May 26 with a price guide of $3.5million. 

To view the listing, click here. 

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