394 Wyong Rd, Duffys Forest Word-class acreage estate with 7-star equine facilities
Unequivocally one of the finest lifestyle estates in Sydney, no expense has been spared from concept to completion to ensure this premium lifestyle retreat delivers on every front. Embraced by 5 acres of near level, fully-fenced lawns and award-winning landscape- designed gardens with spectacular entertaining areas and a 25m heated pool, it comes complete with a state-of-the-art stable complex with six stalls, self-contained caretakers accommodation, floodlit Olympic-size jumps arena and nine post and pale paddocks.
Awarded the gold medal as winner of the 2018 LNA Master Landscaper Award for maintenance of a multi house dwelling, landscape architect Joanna Green not only designed and constructed, she has meticulously maintained the gardens for the past ten years.
The palatial main residence is architect designed in a resort-like pavilion style with sweeping living spaces flowing to spectacular entertaining areas and customised zones providing a sense of separation and privacy.
Tastefully crafted in a sophisticated yet earthy palette of select timbers and stones, it boasts an extensive family and meals area with soaring vaulted ceilings and fireplace overlooking a tranquil pond with a fountain and opening to a vast north facing entertainers' deck with a concealed barbecue, living and dining space with integrated bar area, sound proofed home theatre with surround sound, upstairs family room with work stations for the children plus a home office.
Complete with a stainless steel island bench, butler's pantry and wine cellar, the chef's kitchen includes gas cooktops, two ovens and dishwasher with an adjoining study overlooking the garden.
Each of the five bedrooms are king-sized and furnished with built-ins and desks, the indulgent master suite occupies a wing on its own and features a walk-in robe, ensuite and private courtyard and garden. The bathrooms are exquisitely styled and there's a powder room for guests.
The 25 metre heated pool is partially covered in the centre by the residence with terraces either side providing customised entertaining spaces including pizza oven with bench seating under a retractable roof plus an outdoor shower.
Unmatched in their scope and scale, the world class equine facilities feature 6 horse stables with 7 large day yards, feed and tack rooms, wash bay plus manure storage and a bathroom and laundry. Floodlit 60 x 32m jumps arena with premium rubber mulch, 20m diameter round yard, nine paddocks with shelters plus a galloping track that encircles the perimeter of the property. An extensive self-contained flat crowns the stables and additional covered parking for cars and a float. Its versatile layout offers the possibility of two giant studio apartments with modern kitchen and bathroom or guest accommodation plus a separate rumpus/games facility with sunlit elevated private decks revealing extensive views.
Additional features include double lock-up garage plus triple second oversized carports and off-street parking, machinery shed, workshop, loft gymnasium, 250,000 litre water tanks, mud room, large multi-purpose storerooms, licenced bore water and fully automated irrigated gardens.
Integrated with the latest smart technology C-bus home automation throughout, equipped with back-to-base alarm, ducted air conditioning, ceiling fans, power and water to the paddocks, fire pump system and a diesel generator.
Fully fenced and completely private with three street frontages, it includes two separate gated access driveways to offer privacy and functionality for residents with an additional two double entry gates for tradesmen.
Nestled in the exclusive semi-rural Duffy's Forest, it is surrounded by national parkland and riding trails with primary and international schools, buses to exclusive private schools and village shops just moments away and an easy 15 minute drive from Sydney's pristine Northern Beaches as well as marinas.
From its design and functionality, superb craftsmanship and resort-like alfresco entertaining to its world-class equine facilities, premium level acreage and award-winning gardens, this extraordinary estate promises a lifestyle simply without paralleled.
At A Glance
25m heated pool
Arena & paddocks