Peter Garrett sells to the Friends

Peter Garrett sells to the Friends
Peter Garrett sells to the Friends
Rowe Cottage at Mittagong, the long held home of retired politician Peter Garrett and wife Doris, was bought by the Friend family, who own nearby.

The Kellyville-based couple are best known for their charitable exploits for Variety, taking part in every four wheel drive adventure since the event began.

They paid $2.8 million for the 5.8 hectare property which was owned by the Garrett's for over two decades.

Built between 1908-1910, they renovated the Queen Anne Federation home, adding a tennis court, cricket pitch and separate guest cottage.

Enclosed by a wide wrap around verandah, it comprises four bedrooms, two bathrooms, two studies, formal living room with open fireplace and bay window.

There's also a charming guest cottage with full bathroom and large loft accommodation which houses a north facing office.

It was initially listed with $3.3 million hopes through Drew Lindsay Real Estate, however the asking price was reduced to $2.95 million.

Peter Garrett Mittagong

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