Australia: Rural Tranquil Country Residence Situated in Palmdale Road, Sydney, New South Wales
An idyllic rural escape tranquilly and privately nestled in the Central Coast hinterland of Sydney, this exquisite residence is a country estate of gentility, elegance and grace. A magnificent c1885 homestead that has been comprehensively refurbished and enhanced for contemporary living, the property consists of 13.4 Ha (33 arable acres). Flawlessly crafted with an exacting attention to detail and absolutely no expense spared, this beautiful property has been authentically and sympathetically updated with a seamless balance of modern functionality and timeless character. With formal and casual living areas that open through bi-fold doors to the garden, the deluxe kitchen has stone benches, quality induction appliances and a walk-in pantry. All bedrooms are doubles, with the master and second claiming ensuites. Serenely set amidst impeccably landscaped English style grounds that include sweeping level lawns, manicured shrubbery and soaring mature trees, water sources include a creek, town water and a spring fed dam. There is a solar heated pool, as well as wide verandas and a choice of entertaining terraces. Additional features include a games room/fifth bedroom, wine cellar, fireplace, soaring ceilings, Oregon pine polished floors, solar heating and ducted air conditioning. Designed for the equine enthusiast, the property has been developed with potential as a serious business concern. With 6 post and rail paddocks, a dressage arena, 2 foaling pens and stables that include 3 boxes with space for up to an additional 7, there is also a Manager's cottage, machinery shed, internal roadways and a separate truck entrance. Under 40 minutes from Wahroonga, under 20 minutes to the beach, this is without question a once in a lifetime offering.