Federation Houses of Fame


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Always a work in progress... See also the houses featured in Federation Excellence and in Trophy Homes

NSW Federation Houses of Fame
Victorian Federation Houses of Fame
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Fairwater, Point Piper home of Lady Fairfax
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Edzell House, Melbourne mansion


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Kianga, Vaucluse home of Bettina Hemmes
Abandoned in 1996, Armadale's Redcourt now has price hopes of more than $10 million plus.external image 892878-redcourt-sm.jpg
Redcourt, 506 Orrong Road, Armadale Vic
The worth of some of these houses is difficult to assess...

NSW
VIC


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Fairwater, (Federation Arts and Crafts)the Fairfax family's two-storey waterfront home (circa 1881) on the shores of Seven Shillings Beach (at Point Piper) has been in the family for more than 100 years and that property is considered Sydney's best.
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Fairwater, Point Piper home of Lady Fairfax

Idylwilde, 16 St Georges Road Toorak is one of Melbourne’s most significant homes. (Demolished, 10/2015!)
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The mainland Chinese buyer flew into Melbourne September 2013 on their private jet to put the signature on the contract.
While the sale price has not been disclosed, the agency suggests the sale was "circa $20 million.


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The **Hermitage** estate at Vaucluse, (Gothic Revival) * seriously damaged by a fire in 1936, was restored by Emil Sodersten
  • Originally home of John and Merivale Hemmes, valued at $50m.
  • JUSTIN Hemmes has taken over the reigns at iconic Sydney property, Hermitage.
  • His parents, John and Merivale, have moved out of the heritage-listed waterfront Vaucluse estate they’ve called home since 1974[1]

The Hermitage Vaucluse Sydney
The Hermitage Vaucluse Sydney
Eulinya's well-preserved Federation Arts and Crafts-style house and gardens (48-50 Irving Road, Toorak, designed by Walter Butler) makes it one of the most historically and architecturally significant properties in Toorak.
Mr Lindsay Fox (also owner of Boomerang, Elizabeth Bay NSW) has owned the Irving Road property since the late 1970s. Estate agents estimate it is worth about $13 million.[2]
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**Addenbrooke** Bellevue Hill (Federation Queen Anne style)* A very choice position on the crown of the hill, with delightful views over the harbour;
  • another trophy home sale of about $30 million
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Little Milton, 26 Albany Road, Toorak.(Federation Arts and Crafts) An iconic Toorak mansion,
situated on Albany Road (with 60m frontage) and the
corner of Whernside Avenue. In excess of $12 million

Little Milton, 26 Albany Road, Toorak.
Little Milton, 26 Albany Road, Toorak.



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An Edwardian waterfront home (formerly Ni-No-Nan) (Federation Arts and Crafts style)
60 Wunulla Road Point Piper
Sold for $30 million in 2014
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Edzell House, Melbourne mansion (Federation Queen Anne)
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Leura, 24 Victoria Road, BELLEVUE HILL NSW 2023(Federation Queen Anne style)
Sold on Monday 10-Nov-2015 for more than $30.8 million, setting a suburb record in the process. Settlement was delayed a year.
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Bona Vista, (1885 (Gothic Queen Anne) 59 Kensington
Road, South Yarra - sold for $10.5 million
Bona Vista, 59 Kensington Road, South Yarra
Bona Vista, 59 Kensington Road, South Yarra



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Babworth House,(Federation Arts and Crafts)* Mount Adelaide Road, Darling Point
  • now divided into apartments sold for $25.6 million in 2000.
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Redcourt, 506 Orrong Road, Armadale Vic (Federation Queen Anne).
Abandoned in 1996, Armadale's Redcourt now has price hopes of more than $10 million plus. Reported sold in 2015.
Redcourt, 506 Orrong Road, Armadale Vic
Redcourt, 506 Orrong Road, Armadale Vic

The owner, entrepreneur Adam Garrisson, bought the Queen Anne-style mansion in 2009 in a derelict condition from the state government for considerably less than the original 2008 $8 million asking price, but industry sources said he'd spent more than double what he paid on restorations.

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Caerleon, (Federation Queen Anne) Ginahgulla Rd, Bellevue Hill, (1885) sold for $22m in 2008 to Simon Wright
  • 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.
  • Caerleon, which was designed in London by Maurice Adams, is the earliest example of Federation Queen Anne in Sydney.
Record … Caerleon in Bellevue Hill, sold for $22 million.
Record … Caerleon in Bellevue Hill, sold for $22 million.


Coomaroo, (Gothic Queen Anne) 63A Albany Road Toorak* sold to property developer, and neighbour Len Warson for $8.4 million in 2007
Coomaroo, 63A Albany Road Toorak
Coomaroo, 63A Albany Road Toorak
Anti-development advocates warn that Watson, who controversially demolished the Lisieux mansion at No. 63 to build a house in '98, could demolish the 108-year old Coomaroo and build a $30 million mega-mansion. (Coomaroo since landscaped)

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Green Gables, (Federation Arts and Crafts)
29 Coolong Road Vaucluse NSW
sold for close to $20 million in 2014.
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29 Coolong Road Vaucluse

Greystones, Circa 1914, (Federation Arts and Crafts) in prestigious Park Street Brightonwell known for its established English Gardens -
15 Park Street Brighton, Vic sold for over $7 million.

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Elstree (Federation Queen Anne)
138 Wolseley Rd Point Piper,
sold for $18 million 2012
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Wee Nestie(Federation Queen Anne) 69 Broadway, CAMBERWELL, 3124; expected $7m
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**Sundorne** Bellevue Hill (Federation Arts and Crafts) sold for $15,501,000 when offered at its invitation only onsite auction May 2013
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**Avondale** (Federation Queen Anne style)
22 Berkeley St Hawthorn, changed hands for just under $6.5 millionexternal image 946.jpg


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Notrella 142 Wolseley Road Point Piper* A fine and largely intact example of the Federation Queen Anne style. Constructed: 1904, Sold for $13.8 Million, Oct 2006

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Lenoma,7 Chrystobel Crescent, Hawthorn, with street and parkland frontage in the exclusive heart of the prestigious Grace Park Estate, sold in a hail of bidsfor $6 million Dec 2007. (Federation Queen Anne style)

Lenoma 7 Chrystobel Crescent Hawthorn
Lenoma 7 Chrystobel Crescent Hawthorn


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6 Buena Vista Avenue Mosman (Federation Arts and Crafts)
  • Sold for $13.200 million 2009
6 Buena Vista Avenue ( Clifton Gardens ), Mosman NSW 2088
6 Buena Vista Avenue ( Clifton Gardens ), Mosman NSW 2088
Buena Vista Avenue ( Clifton Gardens ), MOSMAN
Purrumbete Homestead, (Heritage listed) (Federation
Arts and Crafts) 3551 Princes Highway, Camperdown, VIC,
3260.

Over $5 million, to a Geelong district family. February 20113
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Purrumbete Homestead, Camperdown Western Victoria



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Kianga Vaucluse, (Federation Queen Anne style)* Bettina Hemmes' five-bedroom Federation house,paid $12.6 million in 2010
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Kianga ... the Vaucluse home was bought by Bettina Hemmes

Deepdene, Killara (Federation Arts and Crafts)at 22 Kylie Avenue Killara,*
sold for a record $12m in November 2010



Crossways, (Federation Arts and Crafts)50 Martin Road, CENTENNIAL PARK NSW
Crossways, 50 Martin Road Centennial Park NSW 2021
Crossways, 50 Martin Road Centennial Park NSW 2021
  • sold in 2015, price over $10m
  • sold for $10m in 2006
Tasmania:
Tasmanian residential price record in 2011 when investment financier Greg Woolley bought Waimea House
(Federation Arts and Crafts) for $8 million from former Sydneysiders Piers Dawson-Damer and his wife, Kim.
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Queensland:Cremorne, 34 Mullens Street, Hamilton QLD 4007Queenslander, Federation Filigree styleSold in Dec 2015, private treaty, around $7mA large, imposing, single-storeyed timber residence, situated halfway up the steep slope of Eldernell/Hamilton Hil
Cremorne, 34 Mullens Street, Hamilton QLD 4007
Cremorne, 34 Mullens Street, Hamilton QLD 4007


Western Australia:Devereaux Farm W.A. (Federation Filigree style)
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Luke Herbert has paid $21.35 million for one of Western Australia’s most famous grazing estates, Devereaux Farm.
Western Australia:
Chiritta (Federation Bungalow style)

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Chiritta, 56 The Esplanade Peppermint Grove W.A.
Historic Peppermint Grove property sold for $17.5 million


  1. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/welcome-home-hemmes-homecoming/story-fni0cvc9-1227173427983
  2. ^ http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/07/27/1059244484253.html