A documented part of Australian history, built in the 1880's as a prized country retreat for the Fairfax family and now lovingly conserved and adapted to today's living.

An astoundingly peaceful and private property, set on 4 ½ acres, on a grand scale spanning over 18,000 square-metres, within one of the Highlands' finest celebrated gardens with rolling lawns and more than a century-old trees. The estate comprises one of the largest landholdings in the golden triangle of Burradoo.

Offering great flexibility and multiple possibilities, it's perfectly suited for use as an imposing and luxurious private family home with ample space for extended family and friends. Or, with special allowances in zoning due its part historic status it could be re-imagined, offering enormous income generation possibilities. There is a DA approval to create 2 x 1 acre lots.

Main House
* Designed by London architect Maurice Adams, for Charles Fairfax, the grandson of Herald founder John Fairfax. Adams also drew plans for his Sydney estate, the renown Queen-Anne revival historic property Caerleon in Bellevue Hill. Both properties offer fine examples of Queen Anne elements, with stone dressed brick walls, terracotta shingles, massive elaborate chimneys, decorative gables, balconies and bay windows
* Majestically sited on the highest point in Burradoo, it is architecturally and historically similar to another former Fairfax family estate, Elaine, one of Sydney Harbours most significant properties
* A variety of 8 grandly proportioned & light filled formal living rooms, opening onto sun-drenched verandas and garden settings, to include several double living rooms
* Impressive entrance leading to a vast stair hall with sweeping cantilevered cedar staircase
* Detailed plaster arches and impeccably designed bay windows capture the age old spectacular botanical garden devoted to rare and exotic trees
* Spacious country kitchen with adjoining scullery & informal sitting room
* 10 luxury bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 3 dressing rooms plus 4 powder rooms
* Hydronic heating, full brick throughout, 13' ceilings
* Original timber floors and Australian cedar joinery.
* A superb home of exceptional quality and irreplaceable craftsmanship offering a flexible floorplan lending itself to a multitude of uses. As well, Irreplaceable historically significant park-like gardens laid out by the Fairfax family featuring many rare specimen trees, lush green lawns and beautiful flower gardens
* An incredibly rare permanent 7-level private labyrinth * Bore and garden irrigation *3 phase power

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