7 Range Road Whittingham NSW 2330
- Rural / Farming
- 40.47 ha
- For Sale, Expressions of Interest
'Baroona' - Luxury heritage estate on 100 acres
- - Long and fascinating history
- - Impressive 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
- - Magnificent country mansion
Expressions of Interest closing Thursday 20 February 2019 at 4pm if not sold prior.
One of Australias most renowned country estates, Baroonas rich history began in 1829 when it was constructed by John Lanarch & Co. on land granted to James Mudie in 1823 and built by convicts. Since then Baroona has amazingly only had 7 lucky custodians. This amazing residence has been beautifully maintained and recently upgraded by the current owners to showcase its stunning history together with a stylish blend of contemporary upgrades to create a best in class luxury country estate on the doorstep of the lifestyle region of the Upper Hunter.
Majestically set on 100 acres of grazing country watered by 6 dams and town water, just South of the Hunter Valley town of Singleton and only 15 minutes drive from the Pokolbin Wine Region, Baroona is locally known as The Castle and boasts an amazing 26 rooms in total. Access is easy from the highway along a striking jacaranda lined driveway, past the gatehouse to the main residence with convict built fencing, walls and gates from an era long ago. The deep and covered flagged sandstone verandah and carved double cedar front doors are the perfect entry into this classically appointed residence. Large formal lounge and dining rooms host working open fireplaces and an abundance of natural light, perfect for entertaining.
Showcasing the fine detail of Victorian architecture and design with an extra inclusions such as an amazing convict built wine cellar. Expansive accommodation includes 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, an observation tower, swimming pool, glasshouse, billiard room, gate house, carriage house and Victorian Gothic stable block being the birthplace and final resting place to the famous race horse and winner of 2 Melbourne cups Peter Pan 1928-1947.
Outbuildings include the Horbury Hunt designed service wing in 1885 and the Edwardian stable block in 1886. A imposing tower and spiral staircase with card room and viewing terrace was included in 1893. A large and spacious equipment shed hosts an abundance of storage options with multiple general use outbuildings waiting to be refreshed and lots of possible uses.
This is estate is now awaiting its next custodian and is perfect for either a impressive family residence or a commercial venture setting. Convenient access to Newcastle and its airport only 1 hour drive away and an easy drive to Sydney CBD along the new Hunter Expressway and M1 motorway is only 2.5 hours.
For more information please contact Deborah Cullen from Knight Frank Prestige on 0401 849 955 or James Callinan from Colliers International Newcastle on 0438 722 705.
|Floor Area||1,100 m²|
|Land Area||40.47 ha|
|Parking||8 x Onsite parkings|
|Annual Return||Ask Agent|
|Last updated||10 Dec 2019|