Barford, Sydney, Australia
Barford is situated due north atop the exclusive environs of Bellevue Hill. In company with many of Australia’s most exceptional private homes, Barford was commissioned and owned by Sir Warwick Fairfax. Barford compromises an exceptional parcel of land exceeding two acres – the grounds are extensive, with manicured lawns - superb for marquee usage, ponds, trimmed hedges and established trees.
The interiors of Barford are impressive. Many architectural elements add a sense of drama, elegance and imposing stateliness: Numerous French doors opening to the gardens, soaring 3.5 metre-high ceilings. A magnificent timber panelled Adams-style reception room with marble flooring. A superb antique marble mantelpiece flanked by decorative columns. Plaster wall panelling and arched doors in the drawing room. Delicate Chinoiserie wallpaper supported by dado panelling in the dining room & romantic terraces and balconies off bedrooms
Facilities: Barford has 7 bedrooms in main house and 4 bathrooms (3 ensuite), All rentals include full time (5 days a week - 8 hours paid) gardener and domestic help, swimming pool, extensive manicured lawns (over 2 acres.)
Destination: Sydney, Australia