3 James Lane, Balmain East


Rare harbourside residence with DA approved plans

Set on a generous 424sqm parcel with direct garden access to the waterfront Thornton Park, this historic home (built in 1854) is located on the prized Balmain East Peninsula, representing the opportunity of a lifetime. Currently dilapidated, the residence captures awe-inspiring views across the water to the Harbour Bridge and Barangaroo. DA approved architectural plans designed to completely renovate the home, include a pool and provide for a stunning transformation into a sought-after family residence.


  • Two sets of plans provide for 3 and 4 bedroom configurations
  • Provision for open-plan entertaining with a fireplace
  • Sprawling garden with views and pool that back onto Thornton Park
  • Use existing DA approved plans and/or further the design to create your own masterpiece (STCA Section 96)
  • Moments stroll through the park to Balmain East ferry wharf
  • Footsteps to charming local village cafes, shops, and buses
  • Brief walk to popular Nicholson Street Public School
  • World-class position, breathtaking views & vast possibilities

A highly sought-after location with abundant potential and opportunity.

Upcoming Inspections

  • Saturday 22 September 12:15pm - 12:45pm + Add to Calendar
  • Inspection times available on request

    About the Location

    Stunning waterfront and city views combined with a quiet and friendly village lifestyle put Balmain East in a class of its own.