Elegant Apartment in 'Babworth House' Gated Estate on Approx. 5,000sqm (1.25 Acres) with Manicured Gardens & Harbour Views

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A trophy apartment of elegance and unparalleled grandeur, this magnificent apartment presents approx. 427sqm of indoor-outdoor space to enjoy the ultimate in luxury living with exceptional privacy, security and intimate harbour views. One of only five apartments in the elite 'Babworth House' estate occupying over 5,000 sqm (approximately 1.25 acres) of mature manicured gardens on the highest position of the Darling Point peninsula. The house-like residence features its own entrance, a large self-contained guest apartment, and a private lift with internal access to the private garage.

Gracious and timeless with an easy flowing layout designed by Thomas Hamel for comfortable family living and grand-scale entertaining for small groups or dozens of guests. The home impresses with its generously scaled rooms, 3.65m (12-foot) high ceilings and 3 large covered verandahs leading from the living, dining, kitchen and main bedroom.

Exuding a warm and welcoming ambience with sunny North aspect, the home features an entrance hall, living and sitting areas, dining area, gourmet gas kitchen, 4 bedrooms (main with walk-in dressing room and ensuite), study (or 4th bedroom), 3 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, laundry, storeroom and wine cellar.

Superbly appointed with custom joinery, marble gas fireplaces, ducted reverse cycle air-conditioning, heated bathroom floors and C-bus electronic system, the home unites modern comfort with traditional grandeur in the award winning renaissance of 'Babworth House'. Regarded as Sydney's most splendid Federation Arts and Crafts style mansion when completed in 1915, as the city residence for Sir Samuel Hordern of the prominent retailing family.

Integral to the estate are its parklike grounds with staircases, balustrades and grottoes complementing the scale of the mansion with internal and external Art Deco features and an indoor Roman-style swimming pool. From its secluded cul-de-sac setting with security gates opening to a circular driveway with ample visitor parking, 'Babworth House' offers a prestigious lifestyle close to harbour parklands, yacht marinas, excellent schools, Darling Point ferry wharf, Double Bay village, Edgecliff shops/trains and 10 minutes' drive to the city.


Gated heritage estate on over 5,000 sqm (1.25 acres) in blue chip positionIntimate Northerly harbour views to Point Piper and Shark IslandLiving and sitting areas open to alfresco entertaining terraceDining area opens to alfresco terrace & barbecue verandahCovered outdoor dining verandah with built-in gas barbecueGourmet kitchen with stone benchtops and Bosch dishwasherMiele gas cooktop, Miele oven, Miele convection microwaveMain king-size bedroom with dressing room, marble ensuite, verandah2nd bedroom with built-in wardrobe and bay windowsStudy (or 4th bedroom) with built-in wardrobes & bookcaseGuest apartment with living, kitchenette, 3rd bedroom & ensuite3 luxury marble bathrooms, one with bath & separate showerUnderfloor heating in all bathrooms2 powder rooms, walk-in linen storage closet and storeroomLaundry with double sink, built-in storageMarble Jetmaster gas fireplaces in the living area and studyDucted zoned r/c air-con, C-bus electronic system, security alarmPrivate lift with secure internal access to wine cellar and garage2-car auto door garage within the secure basement parking areaRoman-style indoor heated swimming pool for the use of residentsSecurity gates open to circular driveway with ample visitor parkingParklike manicured grounds with lawns, balustrades and grottoes

In conjunction with
Michael Dunn
Richardson & Wrench Double Bay

4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
2 parking
4/1 Mount Adelaide StreetDarling Point
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