Atherfield in Sydney
Aerial video of 7 Eastbourne Rd, Darling Point NSW 2027, Australia
Built in 1870, ‘Atherfield’ is a landmark Gothic Revival mansion positioned on a sprawling 1,157sqm landholding. ‘Atherfield’ has undergone a radical reinvention to create a world-class family residence • A grand entrance vestibule with wood-burning fireplace opens up to a lobby where the views over the harbour unfold. The entire entry level is devoted to living and entertaining. A full-length verandah stretches across the residence to connect the formal rooms with the mesmerising harbour panorama,
Anchored by marble fireplaces, elegant reception rooms open via French doors to the deep flagstone verandah and its adjacent sunroom. A custom-appointed kitchen with marble benchtops is tastefully fitted with double butler’s sinks, Miele appliances and an Aga. The layout features three upper level bedrooms including a master wing with northerly views, a luxurious ensuite and bespoke dressing room. A family bathroom with yacht-style timber flooring is appointed with a cast-iron clawfoot bath, antique pedestal basin and marble-topped vanity. A lower ground floor houses a family room with under floor heating, a guest bedroom and temperature-controlled wine cellar and tasting room. A library and home office on the main living level is graced with ornate vaulted ceilings, rich timber joinery and French doors.
A C-Bus smart home system controls the 21st century aspects of the home with ducted reverse-cycle air conditioning for year-round comfort. A self-contained guest cottage with a private courtyard features a separate entry as well as access from the main residence and is ideal for staff or nanny accommodation. Additional features include a guest powder room and cloakroom and a double lock-up garage and overhead studio. The property features a 23m frontage to the harbour vista, one of the largest on the peninsula. The garden offers a sequence of private living spaces with a spa, heated 18m wet- edge pool and a cascading water feature taking centre stage. ‘Atherfield’ takes pride of place on one of the most desirable streets on the Darling Point peninsula, just a brief drive from the heart of the Sydney CBD Inspect by appointment For sale via Expressions of Interest
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