Carlson Terrace is a Heritage listed Victorian terrace building overlooking Darling Harbour, Balmain and the former docks of “ The Hungary Mile”. Located in the City/Rocks/Millers point precinct.
The following description is an extract from the Heritage listing.
“An interesting variation of late Victorian terrace development that makes an important contribution to the streetscape north of Kent Street and the Agar Steps area.
Built in 1882, the building is distinguished by an elaborate parapet and cornice with unusual cast iron roof balustrading. Windows have semi-circular heads, the ground floor openings being shuttered.”
Walking out the front door turning left puts you in the City of Sydney new financial area of Kent st. A right turn and you are in MillersPoint/Rocks area of Sydney, turn right again in three metres and a scenic walk up “Agar Steps” and you reach the top of Observatory Hill. Australias oldest observatory still operating is atop the hill. Stop and look around this park and you will notice the grand view of the Harbour bridge and surrounding harbour. A great location for a picnic.
Within a radius of a few hundred metres are at least five historic pubs, two railway stations (Wynyard and Circular Quay) the Sydney Harbour bridge, King street wharf, Observatory Hill Park .
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