Barford is a National Heritage home situated in exclusive Bellevue Hill minutes from the CBD and within walking distance of the Rose Bay Ferry. It offers sweeping views across Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour and beyond the Heads of Manly yet affords total privacy. There is no opportunity for paparazzi to moor outside Barford.
Commissioned and owned by Sir Warwick Fairfax in 1929 it is considered to be one of Australia’s most prestigious homes. Barford was designed with the yearly solstice in mind maximising ones enjoyment of the sun without direct exposure to the piercing rays. The house is set in some of the largest grounds in the area, at approximately 4039sqm, with extensive manicured lawns and long established gardens. The property also boasts uninterrupted panoramic views across Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour and beyond the heads of Manly.
An additional self contained house features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus two one bedroom flats, each with its own private entrance – available.
The grounds and household staff are on hand to maintain the gardens, tend to the pool and tennis court and keep the house in order. The housekeeper is also available to cook meals. Includes 2 staff for 8 hours a day, 7 days a week. Security is maximised with two separate entry gates and a state of the art alarm system.
Cleaning and Linen Contribution: $1000
Bedroom 1: Ultra private large Master King en-suite includes views, separate out door shower with balconies, massive walk in wardrobe, huge bathroom, silk carpet, the finest linens, down pillows and soft furnishings.
Bedroom 2: Large room with en-suite, built in wardrobe, large desk, with choice of a Queen/ Two King Singles/ Twin Bed or Bunk Beds.
Bedrooms 3 & 4: Can be either a second Master suite or treated as two separate bedrooms:
Bedroom 3 has an en-suite, large walk in wardrobe and accommodates a Queen or 2 x King single beds;
Bedroom 4 is a huge King Bedroom with a large desk, and 2 x built in wardrobes
Bedroom 5: Is a third Master King Bedroom with a large modern Carrara marble en-suite.
Bedroom 6: Has a great view and accommodates one King Single or 2 x Twin Beds with one built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 7: Is a patio garden apartment attached to the home and accommodates one Queen.
Bedroom 8 & 9: Is a 2 bedroom apartment attached to the home and accommodates one Queen and one King Single Bedroom with laundry facilities.
Pool Table/ Movie cinema room/ Tennis Court/Alfresco Dining/ Gym
2 Vanity’s indoors and outdoors