Theace, the 1904 Federation trophy mansion in Gordon listed

Theace, the 1904 Federation trophy mansion in Gordon listed
Theace, the 1904 Federation trophy mansion in Gordon listed

The heritage-listed 1904 Federation mansion, Theace in Gordon has been listed for 9 October auction.

It was designed by architect Oliver Harley, who lived in Killara until his death in 1921 at his residence, Llanberis.

It has been the home of developer Peter Icklow, chief executive of Monarch Investments, and wife Kea since 1983, when they paid $330,000.

Then next door was added allowing tennis court and a pool on the 3,550 square metre estate, is one of the Upper North Shore's premiere landholdings.

There is with a commanding dual gated entrance, stunning manicured gardens and a coveted north to rear aspect.

The residence features opulent interiors including formal lounge, music and dining rooms with Kauri solid timber floorboards

There are twelve foot decorative plaster ceilings and period open fireplaces.

It goes to auction with $8 million plus hopes through Chadwicks Lynette Malcolm.

The suburb record of $5,775,000 was set in 2010 by the house just across the road.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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