12 Ginahgulla Road BELLEVUE HILL, NSW 2023

Sold on 1 Apr 2014
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2 Cars

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'Rovello' 1930s Palladian-style villa on 2,800m² estate

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2 Cars

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.

This magnificent Mediterranean-inspired five-bedroom residence features a variety of stately entertaining areas, a loggia, a gracious provincial-style marble kitchen and a host of luxuries including a state-of-the art pilates studio and steam room. This imposing Palladian-style residence set in a garden of rare size on over 2,800m2 (approx.) of land, commanding panoramic northerly views from Manly and the Heads to the Harbour Bridge, the grounds encompass a tennis court, pool, sweeping lawns and a series of sun-drenched terraces. The gardens at Rovello have recently been re-designed by renowned landscape architect, Myles Baldwin. In the true Mediterranean style they feature old stone walls, a parterre garden, a generous pool and terraces leading down to sweeping lawns and a tennis court.

Tightly held by the same family for over 25 years
2,800m2 (approx.) of land, 657m2 of living areas
5 double bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 LUG, 4 fireplaces
Sweeping northerly views from Manly and the Heads to the Harbour Bridge
Grand north-facing terrace, parterre gardens
Pool, manicured lawns, tennis court, self-contained apartment
A state-of-the art pilates studio, steam room, full security system
Reception/Drawing room, large open kitchen w. butler's pantry
High ceilings, grand windows, established vegetable garden

Expression of Interest closing 28 March

View: By prior appointment 11.30 12.15pm Tuesday & Saturday

  • Double Garage






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