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231 Tooronga Road, Terrey Hills A sprawling architect designed luxury residence on 4.4 acres family resort and equine facilities


Peacefully hidden away in one of Terrey Hills' most exclusive and sought-after semi-rural streets, this exquisite and established estate boasts everything from a sprawling architect-designed luxury residence and 5-star resort facilities to a fully approved caretaker's cottage and equine facilities.

Nestled on 4.4 acres of private rolling lawns and landscape-designed English country-style gardens with a floodlit tennis court, heated infinity pool, a stable enclosure and a jumps arena, it provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to secure the ultimate lifestyle escape just 30 minutes from the city.

Embraced by exquisite Gordon Sykes landscape-designed gardens, the residence is architect-designed to echo the grandeur of Australia's colonial past while providing the latest in modern functionality and relaxed luxury.

Accessed via security gates with herringbone-patterned brick pathways winding through manicured hedges and an array of plants and flowers that blossom all year round, the single-level residence is a picture of elegance with its rendered fa├žade wrapped in extensive timber-posted bullnose verandahs and a covered entertainers terrace at the rear. A grand entrance foyer welcomes guests and leads either side to a lounge room with a giant north-facing bay window and a formal dining room that opens via French doors to the extensive front verandah and near-level lawn awash with northerly sunlight.

Warmed by a slow-combustion wood fireplace with a sandstone surround, the spacious living room flows to the rear alfresco entertaining areas, there's a giant casual dining area and an expansive family room that also opens to the poolside terraces. The rear entertainers' terrace is covered by a cathedral Vergola roof and overlooks the heated infinity pool and spa to a dreamy distant national parkland backdrop. The terraces adjoin a near-level lawn with a statue and fountain centrepiece.

Dressed in black granite and select timber cabinetry, the open-plan kitchen is furnished with Smeg gas cooktops, a Miele dishwasher and a wine fridge. The accommodation and the media room/home office are neatly tucked away on a separate wing and accessed via a heated marble-tiled hallway. Each of the five king-size bedrooms has built-ins, the main has an ensuite with heated flooring, the bathrooms feature marble vanity tops and tiled floorings, and the the family bathroom features a clawfoot bath.

Family entertaining is always spectacular with a championships-size tennis court that is floodlit, runs north/south and adjoins a magnificent entertainers' pavilion featuring a cabana-style living room flowing via bi-folds to a covered terrace by the court, modern kitchen with dishwasher, sauna, bathroom and a change room/occasional guest accommodation.

The self-contained caretaker's cottage is approved by council and comprises a large living and dining space, a granite kitchen with dishwasher, two ample bedrooms with built-ins, a home office or third bedroom, a modern bathroom with an internal laundry facility plus a private north facing lawn Ideal for equine enthusiasts, the property comes complete with a championship-size dressage arena, round yard, two timber post and pale paddocks plus a stable enclosure that has been refitted for a car lover yet is approved to convert back to an equine facility with six stalls plus tack and feed rooms and a 'hot and cold' wash bay.

Fully fenced with two access driveways, the gardens have been landscaped to replicate an English country estate and come complete with an enchanting "Monet-like" filtrated koi pond with a fountain, waterfall, timber bridge and overflow into a natural watercourse running through the rear corner of the property.

Additional features include a deep triple lock-up garage with internal access, secure gated access via intercom or keypad, ample off-street parking, separate driveway access to the cottage and equine facilities, 75,000-litre rainwater tanks, bore water and irrigation, 'hot and cold' outdoor shower, soaring 3m high ceilings, timber flooring, zoned ducted air conditioning, gas heating outlets, ducted vacuum system, surround sound and security alarm.

A magnificent trophy estate offering the full sweep features and facilities, its secluded yet central setting is within a few minutes' drive from the primary school, international schools and the village, 15 minutes to beaches and 30 minutes from the city.


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Cottage

Equestrian facilities

Air Conditioning

Alarm System

Built In Wardrobes

In Ground Pool

Secure Parking

Tennis court

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