Wattle Ridge at Hill Top sold by Matt Handbury

Wattle Ridge at Hill Top sold by Matt Handbury
Wattle Ridge at Hill Top sold by Matt Handbury

The Southern Highlands weekender Wattle Ridge owned by publisher Matt Handbury and Clare Strang has been sold for $8.25 million.

It was listed with $10 million hopes when first put up for sale back in September last year.

The Hill Top estate is on the eastern lip of the Southern Highlands, bounded on three sides by the Nattai National Park.

About half the estate retains its natural vegetation with trails through the bush to the escarpment.

There is a six-bedroom homestead, completed in 1998 in the American Georgian style by architect William Zuccon and with interior decoration by Thomas Hamel.

It is surrounded by 20ha of irrigated gardens, lakes and lawn. The grounds come with an all-weather tennis court, heated pool, dressage arena with two stables and a three-bedroom cottage for guest accommodation.

As a working farm its is capable of carrying 50 breeding cows and horses. 

The agents who handled the sale, Meares & Associates and Christies International Real Estate, said Wattle Ridge was one of the outstanding rural estates on the Southern Highlands.

 

 

 

 

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Southern Highlands Rural Sale

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