157 Old South Road Breadalbane NSW 2581
- Rural / Farming
- 153.78 ha
- For Sale, Expressions of Interest Closing 25th March
"Raeburn": an historic Georgian masterpiece; a contemporary farm retreat.
This iconic 1850s, eight-bedroom estate has been meticulously restored and enhanced by the current owner. An easy drive from Southern Highlands, Sydney or Canberra, enter the grand circular driveway and ease into gracious country living on 154 hectares of prime grazing land with every luxury amenity.
Built by the family of Caroline Chisholm and modelled on the colony's original Old Government House, this heritage listed wonder speaks to an enchanting colonial past, with thirteen-foot decorative ceilings, a stone cellar and marble fireplaces. The house has been restored at the hands of renowned architect Howard Tanner and the six-acre grounds by landscape designer extraordinaire, Peter Fudge.
"Raeburn's" magnificent stables complex contains three stalls, tack room, groom's room and carriage house. The pool, tennis court, croquet lawn, truffiere, walled orchard and vegetable gardens provide time for contemplating the magnificent views of the countryside. Other features include:
A six-car garage that could be utilised as a function room
A beautiful eat-in country kitchen featuring a five-oven Aga and open fireplace
Four elegantly renovated bathrooms
Stunning interior flourishes such as European wallpapers, Perrin & Rowe tap-ware an Fanuli lighting
Excellent cattle facilities: multiple bores and dams, cattle yards, underground tanks, appealing hardwood fencing and original iron gates.
Relax under the Arbutus tree that's on Australia's national registry of extraordinary trees and be transported back to colonial times. Invite guests to settle in for the weekend - their guest wing awaits. This truly unique residence is for the buyer seeking a country escape that provides, privacy, seclusion and beauty.
In conjunction with: Michael Pallier of Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
M: 0417 371 522
E: michael.pallier sydneysothebysrealty.com