The Built Heritage of Bellevue Hill, Eastern Sydney NSW

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Buyuma, 4 Victoria Road
Fairfax House, 32 Victoria Road,Bellevue Hill
30 Victoria Road Bellevue Hill

Bellevue Hill trophy home market

TITLE TATTLE by JONATHAN CHANCELLOR | 27 MARCH 2014 - read details here
Harbour view from 12 Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill
Harbour view from 12 Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill

The following summary is from Wikipedia:

History

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30 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill

Bellevue Hill is an eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Bellevue Hill is an affluent suburb, located 5 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Municipality of Woollahra.[
  • Bellevue Hill became the home of the Fairfax family, who lived at Trahlee, in Ginahgulla Road, which was leased by James Fairfax from 1866 to 1878.
  • They then moved to Ginahgulla (now known as Fairfax House and owned by The Scots College) in the same road. The Fairfax family were responsible for establishing the Fairfax Media empire, which became a major force in the Australian news media (see also John Fairfax).

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Real estate


The biggest sale so far in 2013 was when the neighbouring Cranbrook School paid $15.501 million to secure the former Bellevue Hill matrimonial home of the late transport tycoon Sir Peter Abeles. The 2549 square metre land was originally part of the Cranbrook estate -- now home to the private school for boys -- which was subdivided in 1917. Sundorne, the 1925 house (pictured below) sold at $15,501,000 when offered at its onsite auction after being listed with $11 million-plus hopes. There was only competition from a North Shore family after the 2A zoned property was announced on the market at around $11.5 million.
Sundorne, Bellevue Hill
Sundorne, Bellevue Hill

The school council president Dr Helen Nugent and treasurer Geoff Kimpton were in attendance at the very damp invitation only auction, accompanied by Sydney lawyer, Bruce McWilliam. They seemed to adopt the school motto, Esse Quam Videri which translates from Latin to "to be rather than to seem to be".

The acquisition with crown land portion (green triangle) is across the road from the school on the corner of Victoria Road and Rose Bay Avenue, which was known as Gallipoli Avenue until 1926.[1]
See also Sundorne, Bellevue Hill

Bellevue Hill is well known for being one of Sydney's wealthiest suburbs. The historic Queen Anne home Caerleon was sold for $22 million in January 2008.
This price was surpassed by the $23 million paid for a mansion in Victoria Road in November 2009. The mansion had previously been used by the French consulate since 1955. One person who inspected it was actor Russell Crowe, who subsequently did not take part in the bidding. The house was bought by Lachlan Murdoch.[5]


Actress Toni Collette sold her Bellevue Hill home in August 2009 for $6.4 million. The house, El Mio, had been the base for Collette and her husband, musician David Galafassi, since they bought it in 2004 for $5 million. The house was located in Rupertswood Avenue and was designed in 1928 in theSpanish Mission style. It was initially passed in at $6.3 million, but was then sold within an hour after successful negotiations with the highest bidder.[6]

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Caerleon
Rovello, Bellevue Hill
Cranbrook Sports Pavilion

Heritage

The following buildings are on the Register of the National Estate.
This is not restricted to Federation heritage, further details in table below
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Yandooya, Bellevue Hill (demolished - Scots College)
Winburn, c.1904, 28-30 Fairfax Road, Bellevue Hill (demolished 1934)

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Federation Arts & Crafts Home, Mr H. Fairfax House, c. 1904, 32 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, designed by Maurice B. Halligan

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31 Rosslyn Street Bellevue Hill
Leadlight glass at 31 Rosslyn Street Bellevue Hill

Sydney expected to gain foreign buyers

Lucy Macken March 08, 2014
Changing tastes: Monika Tu says her Chinese clients are asking to see Federation homes instead of just new dwellings. Photo: Ben Rushton
Changing tastes: Monika Tu says her Chinese clients are asking to see Federation homes instead of just new dwellings. Photo: Ben Rushton

Buyer's agent Shane Clinton, of Buying Houses Australia, has had inquiries from China double in six months.

  • At an inspection of a $5.8 million Federation home in Bellevue Hill this week the Chinese interest was apparent.''I want a better quality of life for my wife and family,'' said one interested buyer, Daniel Ming Chen.
  • With the assistance of Monika Tu of Black Diamondz Property Concierge, the property developer from Shanghai is on a two-week reconnaissance trip, looking for properties and potential schools for his child.
  • Mr Chen isn't the only buyer from mainland China showing interest in the Federation house on **Rosslyn Street, Bellevue Hill**. Ms Tu was surprised by the level of interest from her China clientele, of whom 13 have inspected the five-bedroom house, and two have made offers over $5 million.
  • ''It's been a shock to me because buyers are specifically asking for Federation or Victorian houses for a touch of history and western culture,'' Ms Tu said. ''That's new. Usually the demand has always been for new housing.''
  • The Foreign Investment Review Board has released figures showing China is the biggest foreign investor in property, with approved investments up 42 per cent on the previous year.[2]
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31 Rosslyn Street Bellevue Hill, asking $5.8 m
31 Rosslyn Street Bellevue Hill, showing beautiful leadlight glass.

Recent Sales

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Hurlingham, 100B Victoria Road Bellevue Hill, asked $8 million
Hurlingham, 100B Victoria Road Bellevue Hill Sold for $6,500,000
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Myra, c1900 - 30 Victoria Road Bellevue Hill
Myra, c1900 - 30 Victoria Road Bellevue Hill
Western harbour view from Myra
Western harbour view from Myra

Staircase, Myra, 30 Victoria Road Bellevue Hill
Staircase, Myra, 30 Victoria Road Bellevue Hill


For Sale

Expressions of Interest wanted:
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'Rovello' on Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill sold for more than $20 million in April. Photo: Supplied
'Rovello' on Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill sold for more than $20 million in April. Photo: Supplied

Barford, Bellevue Hill ($60 Million?)
Rovello 12 Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill, NSW
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Barford Entrance hall

View from 12 Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill
View from 12 Ginahgulla Road, Bellevue Hill

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Caerleon, Bellevue Hill

Caerleon is a two-storey Queen Anne home built in 1885 in Bellevue Hill, Sydney NSW.
The house was designed for a member of the Fairfax family, Charles B.Fairfax. The architectural design was English.

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Caerleon, Australia's first Queen Anne home, built in 1885
Caerleon in Bellevue Hill, sold for $22 million.[3]

Caerleon, was designed in London by Maurice Adams, and is the earliest example of Queen Anne Revival in Sydney.Much of the building products were imported, including metal casement windows and terracotta tiles.

  • CAERLEON, an 1885 Queen Anne Revival-style Bellevue Hill residence, has withstood the test of time, fetching about $22 million, a record in 2008. Caerleon is situated at 15 Ginahgulla Road Bellevue Hill Woollahra; a National Trust classified 1885 property.
    Caerleon in 1958
    Caerleon in 1958
  • Max Raine, who started Raine & Horne in 1950 and began selling property in Sydney's exclusive eastern suburbs 47 years ago, recalls selling Caerleonat Bellevue Hill in 1995 to present owner Angela Isles for $1.25 million, a price that wouldn't buy a decent pile in inner Sydney these days.
  • Caerleon is a two-storey Queen Anne home built in 1885. Original plans for the house were drawn up by Sydney architect Harry Kent, but they were reworked extensively by Maurice Adams in London.
  • The Ginahgulla Road house, set on a 3300 square metre block with lawn tennis court and pool, was built in 1885 for Charles B. Fairfax, the grandson of Herald founder John Fairfax.
  • Controversy followed when Kent found that his name was left out altogether when the plans were exhibited in London. Kent nevertheless supervised the construction of the house, which was designed for another member of the Fairfax family, Charles B.Fairfax.
  • The house represents a rich example of Queen Anne elements: red brick walls with stone dressing, terracota shingles, balconies,bay windows, verandahs, leadlight windows and elaborate chimneys. It is said to have been the first Queen Anne home in Australia and set the tone for the Federation Queen Anne homes that were to become so popular.[2] It was sold for $22 million in January, 2008.[3]

Addenbrooke, 11 Cranbrook Lane, Bellevue Hill NSW

Addenbrooke, 11 Cranbrook Lane, Bellevue Hill NSW
Addenbrooke, 11 Cranbrook Lane, Bellevue Hill NSW

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Bellevue Hill trophy home changes hands for $30m
Sydney's prestige property market has clocked up another trophy home sale of about $30 million for property developer Denis O'Neil's Bellevue Hill estate.

  • Market sources believe the buyer was fellow property developer billionaire Bob Ell, who is trading up from his Potts Point penthouse, which he sold to liquor industry heavyweight John Piven-Large for more than $15 million.
  • At $30 million, this is the most expensive non-waterfront sale (2013) and sets a new record for the prestigious suburb.
"A very choice position on the crown of the hill, with delightful views over the harbour.
  • Immediately adjoins the well-known homes of Sir William Vicars and Sir Charles Clubbe."
  • Known as 11 Cranbrook Lane, Bellevue Hill [3]
  • Bellevue Hill is well known for being one of Sydney's wealthiest suburbs. The historic Queen Anne home Caerleon was sold for $22 million in January 2008. This price was surpassed by the $23 million paid for a mansion in Victoria Road in November 2009.

Cranbrook, Bellevue Hill

Cranbrook, former Government House, isa fine two storey sandstone mansion of Italianate design.
  • Predominantly smooth faced sandstone with articulated quoins and stone bracketed eaves supporting original.
  • Cast iron gutters. The roof, as is that of the gatehouse, is slate. Elegant cast iron verandahs and balconies to west and north elevations.
  • Much original interior remains, fine joinery and fittings. Grand staircase to west forecourt.
  • John Horbury Hunt added carriage porch and other additions including stained glass window of Captain Cook.[4]
Cranbrook, Sydney, 1917
Cranbrook, Sydney, 1917

Cranbrook is a large house built at Rose Bay in Sydney, Australia in 1859. It is now one of the buildings of Cranbrook School.
The Rose Bay house was built in 1859 by Robert Tooth (1821–1893), one of three brothers of the wellknown Sydney Tooth’s Brewery family.

  • It was named after a village in Kent, England from where the Tooth Family originated. His brother Frederick, also inherited adjoining land and on this he built his house called "Buckhurst".
Cranbrook as the NSW Government House
In the lead-up to the federation of Australia, there was intense rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne to be the national capital. Eventually a compromise was reached that the federal capital would be established somewhere in rural New South Wales (which would eventually becomeCanberra) and that, in the interim, federal parliament would meet in Melbourne and the Governor-General would have his residence in Melbourne.

  • Eventually the compromise was reached that the Governor-General would have official residences in both Sydney and Melbourne with the intention that the Melbourne Government House would be used when parliament was sitting and that the Sydney Government House would be used when the parliament was not sitting.
  • With the matter of the Governor-General's residence resolved, the New South Wales government leased Cranbrook from Captain Scott for five years to be used as the residence of the Governor of New South Wales. In October 1906 the Government attempted to extend the lease but Captain Scott was unwilling, preferring to sell or subdivide the property. Eventually Captain Scott agreed to extend the lease for one further year but at much higher rent, after which the Government purchased the property for £22,500.
  • Cranbrook served as Government House for New South Wales from 1901 to 1917

Search Results of Australian Heritage Database

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Barford and Garden 58 Victoria Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia (for sale)

Barford is a two storey house of face brick in a style strongly influenced by the Georgian Revival of the 1920s and showing the influence of William Hardy Wilson, a former partner of the firm, who retired in 1927.* The house is built on an L-shaped plan with a sandstone columned courtyard and fountain.
‘Barford’ is a National Heritage home situated in Bellevue Hill. It offers sweeping views across Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour and beyond the Heads of Manly yet affords total privacy.* Commissioned and owned by Sir Warwick Fairfax in 1929 it is considered to be one of Australia’s most prestigious homes. ‘Barford’ was designed with the yearly solstice in mind maximising ones enjoyment of the sun without direct exposure to the piercing rays.
  • The house is set in some of the largest grounds in the area, at approximately 4039sqm, with extensive manicured lawns and long established gardens.[5]
Wednesday, 05 February 2014:
Barford, one of Sydney's record setting inland trophy homes, is to be shortly quietly listed for sale.[6] * It is understood it will come with $60 million hopes reputedly through Ryan Watsford at Ballard Property Group who will promote it off-market to Chinese buying interests.* Its vendors are Ian and Maggie Joye, who spend a substantial amount of their time overseas, especially in Hawaii.

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Caerleon 13-15 Ginahgulla Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

Work of an influential English architect. Extremely avant garde design and Australia's first major example of the Queen Anne style. Its high finish probably makes it our most splendid example of this style. A building of great architectural importance.
  • Substantial two storey Queen Anne style house, set in a mature garden, built of red brick with stone dressings; upper storey and roof covered with terracotta shingles. All joinery including timber work of ground floor verandah painted, evidence that many fittings and materials were imported from England.
  • Majority of interior influenced by Robert Adams work and eighteenth century French taste. Elaborate chimney pieces, door cases, wainscots, friezes and ceilings, leaded lights and stained glass.
  • It was bought by Simon Wright, foreign exchange executive director at Macquarie Bank, and his wife, Melinda.
  • Its bullish sale on Wednesday was made by TV production entrepreneur Harry Michaels and his wife, Effie. Mr Michaels, who started his acting career in the 1970s soap Number 96, paid $8.5 million in 2001.

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January 25, 2008, sold for about $22 million.
January 25, 2008, sold for about $22 million.

Cranbrook Group Victoria Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia (see below)

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Cranbrook School Sports Pavilion Victoria Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

Pleasant large garden structure is a good example of Hunt's mastery of timber structural design and advanced thinking in the expression of functional use of building components.
  • Pavilion was designed for James White, the then owner of Cranbrook.
  • Octagonal timber pavilion with slate roof used as summer house until purchased by school authorities in 1917 and converted for use as sportsground pavilion. Has central porch entrance with gable roof over steps and two side wings either side of central octagonal pavilion, the whole designed to be demountable in segmental sections. Central space has vaulted timber rafter ceiling meeting at central ridge post. Externally has pierced timber eaves, gable valances and balustrading.

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Ginahgulla 17-25 Ginahgulla Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

House built by John Fairfax, owner of the Sydney Morning Herald and owned by his family until 1945, when sold to Scots College. Original garden, very little of which survives, was designed by Thomas Guilfoyle. Architect unknown but Blacket or associates have been suggested.
  • Gothic Revival house of brick and stone with additions in 1877 of iron verandah columns and dining room with high vaulted ceiling and probably western servants wing. Symmetrical two storey with two storey verandah either side of central projecting gabled bay.
  • Exterior and interior in good condition with only alterations being enclosing of first floor verandahs and new red tiled roof, most outbuildings survive. Now houses sixty to seventy boarders from the School.

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Rovello House 12 Ginahgulla Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia (for sale)

Set on the highest point on Bellevue Hill in the heart of Sydney’s eastern suburbs and facing north over Sydney Harbour stands – ‘Rovello’.
  • The residence was designed by a famous Sydney architect, William Hardy Wilson, and built in the 1930s. In traditional Italian villa style, it is sited on a grand north-facing terrace with two wings enclosing a large pergola and an enclosed loggia.
  • The principal rooms all open onto the terrace for seamless indoor/outdoor living in a wonderful natural setting. All rooms have preserved their original style with high ceilings, grand windows and doorways and generous proportions creating a true European elegance.

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House and Gardens 1 Rose Bay Av, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

A refined example of a large house possessing well considered spatial arrangements that give sunny garden aspects to most rooms.
  • The house is a particularly interesting study revealing Professor Wilkinson's approach both to the original house and later additions, both with excellent details and Georgian/Mediterranean stylistic concepts that were the hallmarks of his career.
  • A large yet simply arranged house of two storeys about a central courtyard. Walls are of stuccoed brick, hipped roof of terracotta tiles, doors and window frames timber with a cantilevered timber balcony above the courtyard.
  • The formal entrance is marked by a sandstone Doric portico of two columns with pediment which leads to a spacious entrance hall. A loggia has been infilled and a kitchen added to the northern court.

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Prevost House 65 Kambala Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

A house of considerable architectural significance as one of the finest Functionalist style houses in Australia. An early work of the prominent architect Sydney Ancher, which is a sophisticated interpretation of nautical and other overseas influences.
  • The flat roof, which is symbolic of the modern movement, is one of the earliest in Australia. The house marks a turning point in the history of twentieth century architecture in Australia.
  • The house is a two storey rendered masonry structure on an L-shaped plan with a flat roof. The massing is cubic and the proportions horizontal, relieved by a large circular window on the south elevation the small portholes on the western elevation and the curved corner window, sun room, deck and pipe balustrade on the south-west corner. The entrance door was originally set in a wall of glass bricks.

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Rona 51 Fairfax Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

House of stone with terracotta shingle roof. Upper floor reads as an attic storey. House retains original joinery and several panelled ceilings.
  • Interior has been sensitively converted, in 1951 by architect John Mansfield, to form two large flats; original stair hall removed to form a central courtyard.
  • House of stone with terracotta shingle roof. Upper floor reads as an attic storey. House retains original joinery and several panelled ceilings. Interior has been sensitively converted, in 1951 by architect John Mansfield, to form two large flats; original stair hall removed to form a central courtyard.

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Whitehaven 3 Bundarra Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

Whitehaven is a fine, early example of the inter-war Georgian Revival style. The house is located on the southern boundary of the site on a sandstone faced, terraced garden. This provides maximum elevation to take full advantage of the panorama of Sydney Golf Club and Sydney Harbour. A brick paved driveway sweeps from the southern boundary and under the arcaded porte cochere.
Virtually all of the original fitout of the house survives. Original fittings include painted timber dresser and sink in the butler's pantry, shelving and tubs in the laundry and kitchen, bathroom and lavatory fittings, chimneypieces and linen cupboards. Much of the original electrical fitout survives including the fuse box, light fittings and switches.

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Tudor Lodge 6 Fairfax Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW, Australia

Tudor Lodge is an Inter-War Old English style (a late Arts and Crafts style) house located on a steeply sloping site fronting Fairfax Road. The house is two storey and set down from the street.
  • A sandstone flagged driveway leads from the south end of the Fairfax Road boundary to the gabled garage at the south end of the site.
  • The house is designed in the Inter-War Old English and was featured in "The Australian Home Beautiful" in its 1 February 1927 issue. Nora Cooper wrote:* "It is a house that grows on one. At first sight, it seems but an unpretentious adaptation of the English farmhouse, of the sixteenth century, less rugged and picturesque of course, and more suited to the needs of a newer civilisation.

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1. Items listed under the NSW Heritage Act.

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Leura, 24 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra

Built in 1891 for Mr Tom Knox, brother of Edward William Knox, adjoining 'Rona' and probably by the same architect. [7] Of Federation Queen Anne style, the house was gutted by fire in January, 1909 and the wooden shingle roof replaced by terracotta shingles.*In 1956, the house was purchased by Cranbrook School serving as 'Street House' for boarders named after the then President of the School Council, Sir Kenneth Street - it has since returned to the private sector.* The site was once an Aboriginal camp alongside a natural spring.* Listing: 24 Victoria Road, BELLEVUE HILL NSW 2023
Leura, 1958 Bellevue Hill

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2. Items listed by Local Government and State Agencies.

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**Beaulieu** - House, Front Garden and Fence, Gateposts, Gates
Beaulieu, 73 Bulkara Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
Beaulieu, hidden away behind a high fence and mature garden is constructed in the Federation Arts and Crafts style. It has high aesthetic significance for the relatively intact condition of the external envelope and as a fine example of the style. The building, which has been modified internally, also has significance for the remaining detailing such as the Art Nouveau leadlight windows, tiled fireplaces, and timber detailing.
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**Ben Ledi** - House and Grounds
Ben Ledi,1A Bellevue Park Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
The residence at 1A Bellevue Park Road is a rare intact good representative example of the Federation Bungalow style applied to a cottage in a park estate development, a form of early 20th century town planning closely associated with the Bungalow style. The house represents the third layer of development of the Bellevue Hill Estate following the lookout/park phase and the freestanding villa period.
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**Bonnington** - House, Sandstone Retaining Wall and Fences, Fig Tree
Bonnington, 8 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
‘Bonnington’, at 8 Victoria Road, is a large two-story brick Inter War Old English style (Arts and Crafts) residence. The massing of the building is made up of the main house, which faces the street, with a service wing to the west. The external brickwork is of red texture bricks with a steeply pitched roof of terracotta Marseilles tiles. The tall chimneystacks are made up of a pair of square shafts set on the diagonal with a chimney top of corbelled brickwork.
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LGOV
Bundarra - House and Grounds
Bundarra, 7 Bundarra Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
The residence at No. 7 Bundarra Road Bellevue Hill is of local significance as a good and intact example of late Federation Arts & Crafts style architecture attributed to the noted practitioner of the style, architect Bertram James Waterhouse 1876-1965. The residence is reflective of the works of English Architect Charles F. Voysey, a notable participant in the English Arts & Crafts Movement.
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LGOV
Chislehurst - Residential Flat Building and Grounds
Chislehurst, 22 Fairfax Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
currently configured as two large apartments,
The residence is of local significance retaining historic and aesthetic significance as a good example of Federation Art & Crafts style residence attributed to architect M.B. Halligan, incorporating influences of the American East Coast Shingle Style. The residence retains its landmark value set on a steep slope overlooking Double Bay and retains the character of its original setting viewed in conjunction with other early 20th century residences.
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LGOV
‘Inverinate’ House
Inverinate, 65 Cranbrook Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
is a large and intact example of the influence of the English Arts and Crafts style of architecture. Architects Manson & Pickering built the house in 1918 for M.R. McRae.
  • 65 Cranbrook Road is an intact Arts and Crafts style residence. The building is two-storey with a steeply pitched, hipped roof clad in terracotta pan tiles and tall square chimneys with multiple terracotta chimney pots.
  • The house is generally symmetrical across the façade with a dormer sitting in the main roof, which in turn spills around it to form the roof covering for the ground floor verandah. Two open plan verandahs on the first floor accentuate the symmetry.
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LGOV
FormerlyBuyuma, House, Retaining Walls
Buyuma, 4 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
A two storey brick residence in the Federation Queen Anne style with American stylistic tendencies. The house features a two storey dominant circular bay to the north eastern corner, with timber shingles to roof, exposed timber rafters and decorative terra cotta top. Main roof comprises a series of hips and gables of terra cotta tiles.
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LGOV
Lincluden - Residential Flat Building, Sandstone Retaining Wall and Balustrade
Lincluden, 12 Fairfax Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
A good example of large Federation Art & Crafts Style residence and associated landscaping designed by architect Harry C. Kent in 1896.
The residence was noted both for its interior detailing and external landscaped terraces overlooking Double Bay and utilizing the steep slope of the site in a picturesque garden setting. The site recalls the grand residences of the Arts & Crafts Movement constructed on dramatic settings in the United Kingdom.
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LGOV
Links Court, Residential Flat Building and Grounds
Links Court, 277 O'Sullivan Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
The residential flat building and its grounds in conjunction with the adjacent building at No.275 O’Sullivan Road Bellevue Hill are of local significance demonstrated by the buildings’ consistent aesthetic form and detail. The pair are good, virtually intact examples of late Arts & Crafts style architecture applied to residential flat buildings which utilise paired development to achieve a landmark quality.
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LGOV
Links Court, Residential Flat Building and Grounds
Links Court, 277 O'Sullivan Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
The residential flat building and its grounds in conjunction with the adjacent building at No.277 O’Sullivan Road Bellevue Hill are of local significance demonstrated by of the buildings’ consistent aesthetic form and detail. The pair are good virtually intact examples of late Arts & Crafts style architecture applied residential flat buildings which utilize paired development to achieve a landmark quality.
275 O'Sullivan Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
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LGOV
Rothesay - House, Front Garden
Rothsay, 3 Cranbrook Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra - is constructed in the Victorian Free Classical style.
The two storey rendered brick residence is constructed in the Victorian Free Classical style and features a tower element on the northern facade. The slate clad root is supported on bracketed eaves and a colonaded verandah with roof terrace encloses the main rooms to the east and north.
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LGOV
St. Bernard Hall - Residential Flat Building and Grounds
St. Bernard Hall, 9 Balfour Road, Bellevue Hill, Woollahra
Three-storey brick and tile block of 12 flats erected in 1925. Dark face brickwork panelling with split faced cream trims to the window heads and sills. The design is symmetrical around a centrally placed entry feature on Powell Road. The design features Federation style fenestration with crossed glazing bars and an idiosyncratic large “wheel” window at the entry. The terra cotta hipped tiled roof has deep panelled boxed eaves. The building is one of a group of similar Inter War period flat building designs located throughout the area.
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LGOV
Wirian - House, Stone Fences, Retaining Walls and Gateposts
Wirian, 3 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill,
retains a high degree of historical associational significance and a comparative rarity as an intact example of the body of residential works of the architectural firm of Halligan and Wilton and as the current home of the contemporary Sydney artist Martin Sharp. 3 Victoria Road contains a high degree of aesthetic significance as an example of a restrained Inter War 'Arts and Crafts' style of architecture. The first floor bow window, porte cochere, window joinery and applied ceramic decorations are all elements that contribute to the aesthetic significance. ‘Wirian’ contains a moderate degree of technical significance for its ability to describe Inter War methods of construction and detailing in the Arts and Crafts style.
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LGOV

  1. ^ http://www.propertyobserver.com.au/forward-planning/advice-and-hot-topics/trophy-homes/25191-august-9-flicker-5-.html
  2. ^ http://m.smh.com.au/domain/real-estate-news/property-sydney-expected-to-gain-foreign-buyers-as-canada-closes-visa-scheme-20140307-34cr6.html
  3. ^ http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/old-no-frontage-thatll-be-22m/2008/01/24/1201157559937.html
  4. ^ http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;search=town%3DBellevue%2520Hill%3Bstate%3DNSW%3Bkeyword_PD%3Don%3Bkeyword_SS%3Don%3Bkeyword_PH%3Don%3Blatitude_1dir%3DS%3Blongitude_1dir%3DE%3Blongitude_2dir%3DE%3Blatitude_2dir%3DS%3Bin_region%3Dpart;place_id=2476
  5. ^
  6. ^ http://m.propertyobserver.com.au/property-insights/bellevue-hill-s-barford-v-double-bay-s-elaine-in-fairfax-trophy-home-listings-battle
  7. ^ http://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/library/local_history/local_history_fast_facts/l