An unrepeatable opportunity to acquire one of the Southern Highlands most prominent estates. An elegant and grand country escape, set on approx 640 acres of land.
The estate features a magnificent Zuccon designed American Georgian style homestead. This six-bedroom, two storey home with a rooftop outlook is surrounded by manicured gardens which extends to a series of four ornamental lakes. The ground floor includes an open plan family room and chefs kitchen, informal dining area, sunroom, formal dining and sitting rooms, a library and study/7th bedroom. On the upper level, accommodation comprises of a master bedroom suite with serene views, five additional bedrooms, all with ensuites, abundance of storage with internal access to a rooftop lookout with 360 degrees views panning across the entire estate.
In addition, the estate features a separate three-bedroom guest house, a five-bedroom manager's residence and all necessary farm buildings. An excellent destination for entertaining guests providing a wonderful place to stay as well as a unique sense of the Australian rural countryside.
The estate also boasts resort style amenities including an all-weather tennis court, heated swimming pool with poolside cabana, dressage arena, modern stables and day yards for the horses. For the bushwalkers and horse lovers there are a series of walking and riding trails through the forested section of the property and into the Nattai National Park.
The grounds is an attractive undulating land, with the cleared country maintaining some of the magnificent original trees, principally eucalypts. About 320 acres has been cleared and developed with approximately 100 acres sown to introduced pastures, and a further 20 acres normally planted for crop each year. The homestead is surrounded by approximately 20 acres of easy-care irrigated gardens with sweeping lawns and established trees and shrubs. There are 14 dams throughout the property including one large Turkey Nest allowing water to feed to the homestead, farm houses, and extensive gardens. Whilst the location of the property calls for independent provision of electricity and phone connections, Wattle Ridge is completely independent and well serviced.
This grand estate is approximately 90 minutes drive from Sydney's CBD via the Hume Highway. Wattle Ridge Farm is also located approximately 115km south of Sydney and 23km north-west of Mittagong and Bowral.