Executive Summary

Address 24-34 Hardie St, Darlinghurst

Lot 1 DP 529495 / Lot 2 DP 529495 / Lot 3 DP

529495 / Lot 1 DP 840241 / Lot1 DP 266280 / Lot 1

DP 997070

Tenure 6 x Torrens Title Freehold Interest
Zoning B4 – Mixed Use
FSR 3:1
Maximum Height 18m
Site Area 637.1²
Heritage No Heritage Items – Conservation Area
Method of Sale For sale by expression of interest
Tenanacy Profile Residential leases the latest ending on 31/3/21


  • B4 zoning: residential, hotel/motel, boarding house, commercial, other uses (STCA):
  • Situated in Darlinghurst an eclectic and cosmopolitan inner-city suburb
  • Within walking distance of Kings Cross, Sydney CBD, Surry Hills and Eastern suburbs
  • Extensive public transport links: 450m to Kings Cross Station and 100m to buses
  • Moments from funky cafes, intimate small bars, world-class restaurants, art galleries and designer boutiques
  • Broad array of business and tourism attractions within easy reach, including: Oxford St, Hyde Park, world-class museums and more
  • Development Application has been lodged for a boutique hotel offering 69 rooms across 5 levels.

Room Breakdown

  2 person 1 person Disabled Total
Ground 13 0 0 13
Level 1





Level 2 10 0 2 12
Level 3 12 1 0 13
Level 4 12 1 0 13
Total 62 3 4 69
FSR 2.98.1 (Control 3.0:1)
Height 17.14m (Control 18m)


Redevelopment Opportunity

Development Application Submission

Architecturally designed the concept celebrates the heritage nature of the building whilst optimising yield and has been carefully refined in conjunction with the architect, town planner & heritage consultant. With detailed  input from  key construction consultants including but not limited to access, acoustic, bca, fire, traffice and waste management and with a focus on 'build-ability', the design maxmises room numbers whilst meeting all necessary building codes and considers cost efficient construction.  The overall layout is respectful of the urban surrounds and connected location of the property.


Boutique  Hotel


  • Basement area incorporates essential services as well as the staff
    amenities area.
  • An additional disabled bathroom and locker facilities are also located
    here for staff use.

Lower Ground (Hayden Place Access)

  • Rear lane access provided for loading zones. From here the basement can be accessed by staff and service personnel.
  • Bikes racks are provided at the rear of the loading zones for use by staff and/or hotel guests.

Ground Floor

  • Hotel access from Hardie St provides hotel guests access to the entry foyer and common areas. 
  • Comprises a total 13 rooms across the floor.
  • Guest bag storage facilities for the hotel are located to the rear of the ground floor. 
  • A common area disabled bathroom is also located on this floor.
  • Ground floor has a range of rooms with original style rooms to the front overlooking Hardie St landscape frontage and new style rooms to the rear.


Level 1

  • Comprises a total of 18 rooms, including 2 disabled compliant rooms and a single person room
  • This level provides a range of price points with rooms in the original portion of the building having access to the original balconies.
  • Storage and service facilities are located on this floor

Level 2

  • Comprises a total of 12 rooms, including 2 disabled compliant rooms
  • Storage facilities are located on this floor.
  • This floor enjoys views over Hardie St to the front and across the Darlinghurst area to the rear.
  • All rooms to this floor enjoy Juliet balconies

Level 3 & 4

  • Are of identical layout and comprise a total of 13 rooms, including 1 single
    room per floor
  • These higher floors have a range of room sizes and price points with rooms enjoying views across Darlinghurst, Paddington the CBD, Hyde Park and to the iconic Kings Cross
  • All rooms to these floors enjoy Juliet balconies.
Planning Controls

Floor space ratio (SLEP 2012)

  • FSR Controls: 3:1
  • Site Area: 637.1 sqm
  • Allowable GFA: 1911.3 sqm

Height in Stories (SDCP 2012)

  • Storeys: 5

Building Street Frontage Height (SDCP 2012)

  • Storeys: 4

Height of building (SLEP 2012)

  • Base Controls: 18m

Heritage (SLEP 2012)

  • Conservation area

– Darlinghurst Ridge

The property itself is not classified as a heritage item