The original intent of the home was even far grander, with initial approval for a three storey house with pool, however, according to the Luigi Rosselli website, the project was a child of the global financial crisis when scaled back to two storeys to meet the changing expectations of the clients.
The 420-square-metre Hasting Parade block on the clifftop Ben Buckler peninsula cost $915,000 in 1998.
The four-bedroom, two-bathroom house was built with an "experimental attitude" to materials with its design intended to last in the extreme coastal environment.
It comes with a custom corrugated concrete façade.
The architects note their experimental attention to craft was also explored inside through the hand-woven cane screen surrounding the stair that enlivens the large family room and kitchen.
It's listed through Ric Serrao at Raine & Horne Double Bay for December 12 auction.
Another Raine & Horne listing on the clifftop is the the unrenovated 172 Hastings Parade with approval for a second floor, which has been scheduled for November 29 auction.
The last luxury Hastings Parade sale was sold through Ric Serrao for $8.2 million in 2010 of a 2007-built house designed by Grant Amon Architects with inspiration from early modernists, Neutra and Schindler.