Without peer, ‘Bryn Mawr’ is Mount Wilson’s finest garden property to be offered to the market in recent years. With great depth of insight into garden planning and a no-expense spared approach to its execution and construction, the current owners transformed this bracken covered paddock into one of The Mounts’ most desirable holdings. It is now ready for the next custodians after over 40 years of family ownership. Boasting sweeping lawns, a multitude of rare and exotic specimen trees, a plethora of unusual cool climate plants and thousands of spring bulbs – ‘Bryn Mawr’ is a gem amongst NSW garden properties at any time of year.
The Grounds- Comprising a total of 14.47 Ha -(just under 36 acres) with approx. 11 manicured near level acres, balance a beautiful mix of old growth eucalypt and native rainforest. Situated in a hide-away totally private position, entered via electric gates, ‘Bryn Mawr’ offers a unique mountains experience. Encapsulating magnificent vistas from every angle, dozens of garden rooms and a wealth of infrastructure complete the ambience.
The Gardens- The first plantings commenced in 1980 and have continued since then on a grand scale with excellent positioning. There are a significant plantings of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, maples of various species, birches, dogwoods, a vast swath of 10,000 bluebells, thousands of daffodils, a delightful parterre garden, a stonefruit orchard, truffle oaks, and so much more.
The Accommodation- The masterbuilt full brick residence is of excellent proportion, on a very large scale, yet most intimate and welcoming.
Main level features-Wide entry hallway with fanlight window, formal dining, sunken formal lounge with vaulted ceilings and fireplace. Spacious main bedroom with ensuite and dressing room, high ceilings. Fully fitted office. Cooks Kitchen/diner and informal lounge feature blue gum parquetry floors and vaulted ceiling, Godin wood stove and Neff oven. Two additional king bedrooms, both with Godin stoves – spacious bathroom, laundry and 4 car garage with attic storage over. All rooms open to covered verandah via french doors. Exotic hardwood to all internal doors, skirting and architraves. There are two fireplaces on this level- one open, another Jotul slow combustion.
Lower Level features- Fully self contained, ideal short stay accommodation or rental potential- featuring level entry from gardens, two king bedrooms, games or media room with Jotul slow combustion fire , spacious bathroom with spa bath, full second kitchen/diner and lounge area with another open fireplace. This section opens to a delightful Bali Hut and spills seamlessly to lawn area.
Further improvements- Satellite NBN, 9.1 Kw solar system- (recently installed), 4 zone hydronic heating, glass propagation house, covered organic garden and vegetable area of approx 270m2, sixteen raised garden beds, huge composting area, all designed for self sufficiency. 16m x 8m machine shed, approx 220,000 litres water storage, extensive plant and equipment inventory included in the sale.
Summary- ‘Bryn Mawr’ has been executed with style, grace, and a no expense spared attitude. It represents exceptional value and would be considered as one of The Mounts’ finer offerings. Being sold on an ‘as inspected’ basis allows the incoming custodians a fully functional property from day one. As you read above, there is so much more to this outstanding holding, inspections are a must. We look forward to meeting you there!
Rates: Approximately $3600. pa
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