Killara's Federation Architecture


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Killara is a suburb on the Upper North Shore of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Killara is located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) north of the Sydney Central Business District in the local government area of Ku-ring-gai Council.
East Killara is a separate suburb and West Killara is a locality within Killara.

The majority of residential properties are built in the Federation and Californian Bungalow styles, although the suburb includes many other styles.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
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26 Springdale Road, Killara,

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People move here because Killara is a prestigious suburb with large family houses on big blocks of land, many with tennis courts and swimming pools.Price range Houses from about $800,000 to $12 million.Best addresses Springdale Road; Arnold and Forsyth streets.
Killara's large federation houses are highly sought after.
Killara's large federation houses are highly sought after.
Deepdene, a trophy property at 22 Kylie Avenue Killara, sold for a record $12 million in June 2010;
Welcoming Entrance to Deepdene - 22 Kylie Ave Killara
Welcoming Entrance to Deepdene - 22 Kylie Ave Killara

Another Springdale Road property sold for $8 million in November 2010:
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Greengate Hotel, Pacific Highway
Federation house, Greengate Road
Federation house, Arnold Street
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Federation house, Northcote Avenue
Dalcross Private Hospital Killara
Tudor revival house, Arnold Street
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Tudor revival house, Arnold Street
Tudor revival house, Stanhope Road
Federation revival house, Springdale Road

2 Northcote Avenue, Killara, NSW 2071

Superbly renovated, magnificent 4 or 5 bedroom Federation home; rental $1,850 per week
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2 Northcote Avenue, Killara, NSW


38 Karranga Avenue KILLARA

Circa 1905, the double brick home is a masterpiece of beautiful original features and today's finest inclusions.
  • The gardens are a triumph, with several different garden 'rooms' and water features.
  • Set on approximately 1,342 square metres and just 8 minutes' walk to rail.
  • Asking price $3,250,000
  • see feature on this property Killara Federation Home
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38 Karranga Avenue KILLARA
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Period fretwork arch and beautiful leadlight windows

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Authentic Edwardian interior with panelling and leadlight windows, and Federation period chairs

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Original Federation bathroom with appropriate or authentic fittings and washstand with modern shower in sympathetic style. A triumph!

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Original kitchen cupboards with leadlight windows


Blue Ribbon Killara

Within 300m walk to station & close to Killara High School. On the high side of the street with commanding street presence & basking in a sun-drenched North to rear aspect. Approx. land size: 2118sqm & 30m frontage, blending the retained original character features C1920’s with today’s luxurious lifestyle

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Within the enclave of Killara

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Bay window with authentic coloured glass, timber floors, original fireplace

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Elegant arched entrance

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Bedroom with original timber floors and extensive window seat

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Wicker alfresco kitchen furniture

2 Nyora Street Killara

A Killara Landmark home, 2 Nyora Street, is in an enviable location close to everything
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2 Nyora Street Killara

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Period wicker furniture and chest

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Period wicker furniture on the verandah

  • Rental $1,895 per week, Bond: $7,580

39 Springdale Road KILLARA

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39 Springdale Road KILLARA

  • Incorporating a stunning Harvey Little design with deluxe finishes and a supremely functional interior layout, this brilliant Federation residence provides sumptuous family living in one of Killaras finest east side locations.
  • Rental $2,500 per week,Bond: $10,000

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39 Springdale Road KILLARA

10 Garnet Street KILLARA

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10 Garnet Street KILLARA


16 Northcote Avenue Killara NSW

A gracious character residence, this c1903 slate-roofed Federation home is positioned in one of Killara's most exclusive Blue Ribbon addresses. Beautifully restored and presented on 1,172 sq metres of sun-drenched North-facing rear grounds, a short stroll to rail, shops and leading schools.
  • Magnificent multi-gabled slate roof, period detailing, 12 foot ceilings, Kauri timber floors, traditional wide double-arched central hallway
  • Grand formal lounge and dining rooms, light-filled family room, verandah over-looking beautiful manicured gardens. Sun-drenched pool and north-facing level backyard
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16 Northcote Avenue Killara NSW