The Sydney suburb of Marrickville, home to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, has long been cool, but a recent poll declared it one of the trendiest in the world.
Time Out’s global ranking of the coolest neighbourhoods put the inner-west pocket at number 33, which makes it the second hippest in Australia.
Some have dubbed Marrickville’s renewed notoriety ‘The Albo Effect’, with a strong level of home price growth since Mr Albanese took the top job.
Anthony Albanese calls the inner-west suburb of Marrickville home. Picture: Getty
But its close proximity to the city, high level of amenity, and family friendly appeal are probably the main drivers.
Whether on the hunt for a prestige home, a fixer-upper, an affordable pad, a brand-new apartment, or a large block, Marrickville has got it all.
Here are six of the hottest properties in Sydney’s coolest ‘burb currently on offer.
Award-winning bespoke sanctuary
Sitting at the top end of the Marrickville market is ‘Courted House’ – a home that lives up to its name.
The contemporary home makes a bold impression. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Completed in 2018, the custom four-bedroom house at 349 Livingstone Road flexes an award-winning design that centres its communal living zones around a decked atrium.
Its bespoke elements are modern yet earthy, with beautiful cedar cladding, hydronic heated concrete floors, and soaring 5m ceilings.
The property was built in 2018 and is a custom design. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
The drought resistant bushland gardens add to the home’s zen vibe.
A sleek entertainer’s kitchen comes with a butler’s pantry, the main bathroom enjoys an indulgent plunge bath, and all four bedrooms offer flexible loft spaces.
It’s perfect for families. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Well positioned for a family, it’s a short stroll to Marrickville West Public School.
Designer pad in the heart of town
If you like being in the centre of the action, this ultra-modern two-bedroom apartment at 401/18 Lilydale Street is the perfect option.
The near-new apartment is bright and airy. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Blessed with a bright north aspect and city views, it offers a sleek minimalist design.
Its luxe appointments include a sunlit living/dining zone flowing to a covered balcony, a contemporary kitchen, and master suite.
It’s in a popular complex with its own library. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Located in Mirvac’s ‘Marrick & Co’ development, it enjoys access to a shared rooftop, a new state-of-the-art library, and on-site café.
And if you fancy sinking a Sunday arvo schooner with Albo, The Marrickville Hotel is just down the street.
It features two good sized bedrooms. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
The property has an asking price of $1.2 million.
Grand family home with second residence
Growing or extended families will adore the impressive scale and stunning quality of 18 Harney Street.
The beautifully restored heritage home is looking for a new custodian. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
The main dwelling is an elegant character home that blends restored details – like timber floors, marble fireplaces, and ornate ceilings – with luxurious updates.
It offers multiple living zones, idyllic alfresco entertaining, and four large bedrooms, two with ensuites.
Many of the original features have been carefully retained. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
An additional ‘modern farmhouse’ studio with its own entry is perfect for intergenerational accommodation or a rental.
The buzzing village hubs of Marrickville and Dulwich Hill are both within moments.
It’s set for auction on 19 November with a price guide of $3.5 million.
A rare block for visionary buyers
For those wanting to realise their own vision of home, block sizes in Marrickville rarely come as large as 10 England Avenue.
The perfectly level 1518sqm parcel currently holds a grand circa 1900 Federation home that has been tightly held by one family for 50 years.
With open and spacious living zones and up to six bedrooms on offer, its former family glory is ready to be restored.
There’s plenty of potential with this fixer-upper. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Or for those keen to undertaker a development, there is enough land for multiple dwellings, subject to council approval.
Popular cafes, pubs, and village amenities are close by, including popular Enmore Park.
The home heads to auction on 19 November.
A stylish transformation
A property that balances period charm with contemporary style, 17 Thornley Street is a rejuvenated Federation home with a modern rear extension.
The transformation is spectacular. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
The four-bedroom family stunner, dubbed ‘Hillcrest’, is located in one of Marrickville’s most sought-after streets.
It has been crafted with premium materials and fitted with luxe appointments, from the open timber kitchen to the luxury bathrooms with under floor heating.
The open plan living zone enjoys abundant northerly sunlight and flows flawlessly to a landscaped garden.
The rear extension is contemporary and high-end. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Its accommodation includes three bedrooms with built-ins and master suite with a walk-in robe.
It has a price guide of $2.75 million.
An elegant opportunity
Sitting on the border of Marrickville, Enmore and Newtown, 33 Victoria Road is a great two-bedder option for first-home buyers.
The charming property is in a prime spot. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
Built c1920, it is peppered with ornate details and has been refreshed with mod cons, including an updated bathroom, Caesarstone gas kitchen, and air conditioning.
Multiple living areas include an open plan living and dining zone and a second living room. A glorious entertainer’s courtyard delivers an exotic touch of the Mediterranean.
The property is a first-home buyer’s dream. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy
There is also off-street parking – a rarity in Sydney’s inner west – and transport, shops and eateries are all within a stroll.
It has a price guide of $1.5 million.
Source by www.realestate.com.au