A contemporary north facing five bedroom split level and pavilion style residence with all the features/inclusions one would expect in a home of this calibre. With fabulous private garden vistas from most rooms this home is carefully designed to take advantage of natural ventilation. This home offers relaxed indoor/outdoor living with a seamless transition from one to the other. The heated azure 25 metre mosaic tiled swimming pool is a notable feature with its generous poolside areas [including sandstone decking and bench seating, wood fire pizza oven, barbecue, open fireplace and both indoor/outdoor entertainment].
Additional features of this magnificent home include:
- Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel bench tops
- Large walk in pantry and floor-to-ceiling cupboards
- Walk in Wine Cellar
- Home theatre
- Multi-room Bose Sound System
- Private decks off most bedroom suites
- Secure 5 car undercover parking including double garage
- Multiple storage areas
- Boot room
- Back to base security.
All five bedrooms feature ceiling fans, reverse cycle air conditioning and generous built in robes. The master suite forms its own private oasis with en-suite, walk in robe, courtyard and garden. Upstairs features a large multi-purpose room perfect for a home office, study area, library, rumpus room or teenage retreat.
The stable complex at this property is considered one of Sydney's finest private facilities. Featuring detailed construction and craftsman finishes, this main stable building includes horse facilities downstairs and two apartments up-stairs, with separate entrance for cars and trucks with drive-thru ability and trailer parking. The stable facilities include 6 stables with yards, tack room with full bathroom, feed room, lock up bins, laundry facilities and hot/cold wash bay. The living facilities include 2 independent air-conditioned apartments separated by shared kitchen, bathroom and laundry. Both apartments include large outdoor entertaining area and separate secure access points.
The remaining horse facilities include:
- World class floodlit [60m x 32m] arena for Dressage/Show Jumping
- 20m diameter round yard for horse training
- 8 large post and rail paddocks with electric fencing
- Additional 2-horse stable with adjoining yards plus two shelters within paddocks
A feature of this 5 acre estate are the extraordinary gardens, which the colour, texture and impressive show of foliage all year round provide an endless delight. In addition to the extensive manicured lawns the gardens, designed by Joanne Greene Landscapes, include a variety of established trees including Magnolia Grandiflora, Jacaranda, Lilly Pilli [various species] Tuckeroo and Agonis providing both shade and privacy. The gardens also include a variety of shrubs and ground cover including _ Frangipani, Murraya, Bougainvillea, Chinese Star Jasmine, Liriope, Gold Dust Plant, Rhapis Palms and Russelia.
Set on a unique and totally usable 5 acre site, the manicured grounds include an ornamental pond plus extensive landscaping and fencing. No expense has been spared to create a spectacular oasis - an integral part of this spectacular property.
-250,000 litres of underground water
-High capacity Diesel Generator
-Advanced fire sprinkler systems on main residence and main stable block
-25 metre chook run and bird cages
-Potential for tennis court [STCA].
With main entry, via secure electronically controlled gates, you arrive to beautiful views driving up the herringbone patterned brick driveway with soft focus lighting completing the grounds at this exceptional estate.
Situated in a quiet location at Duffy's Forest on Sydney's North Shore this estate provides close proximity to all major Sydney areas. You have easy access to key business locations, including Chatswood, Norwest Business Park, North Sydney and Sydney's CBD. You are no more then 15 minutes away from St Ives Shopping Village and the famous Northern Beaches. And moments away are all the needed necessities and luxuries, including retail locations, fine dining options and the highly regarded Terrey Hills Golf Club.
In conjunction with Sydney Country Living | Shayne Hutton 0400 420 000