Friday, May 23, 2014

Historic Sandstone Home in Hunters Hill

Historic Sandstone Home in Hunters Hill

Today we are moving a little out of my usual area of Sydney's Northern Beaches for House of the Week and looking at a beautiful home on Sydney 's Lower North Shore, located in Hunters Hill.  The area was originally developed by the French in colonial times and they have certainly contributed to the beauty and the religion of the area.  Hunters Hill is home to one of Sydney's most exclusive Catholic private boarding schools, St Joseph's College.

Many of the historic homes in the area were built from Sydney sandstone.  A large number of which were constructed by Frenchman Dider Joubert (1816-1881) who originally bought 200 acres of land from original settler Mary Reiby (convict and later successful business woman) in 1847.  Joubert used approximately 70 stonemasons to construct the houses: Source Wikipedia.

With 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, direct access to Sydney harbour and spread over more than 1000sqm.  This home is surely one of Sydney's finest.  With a price guide of more than $6,500,000, you can view this beautiful home at 1pm on Saturday 24 May.  Here are more of her details and a floor plan of the home.

I hope you enjoyed the tour of this lovely home.

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  1. What a lovely house and beautiful area! Thanks for sharing it!


  2. Woah! Gorgeous! I think I have a spare $6.5 million. Let me just go and check my wallet :)


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