Would you Love to Live Here? A Country House in Grey and White….

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Walls of grey, windows of white, a large shady verandah and a silvery tin roof, surrounded by gardens of green and paddocks of rolling hills...

…it's the quintessential Australian Country House.

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And if the interiors carry through the same colour palette of greys and whites, with high ceilings and generous windows, it's a sure bet that this is a housing style many people think of romantically.

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This is the estate of Peter Holmes a Court, in Mittagong in the gorgeous Southern Highlands of New South Wales, and because it's currently on the market, we can have a little look at it. The gardens are especially magical, looking onto the rolling gum-tree clad hills, as they do.

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The house comes with 145 hectares of rich grazing land.

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It's not a small house….but neither is it a grand one. It manages to keep the simple country feel of a homestead through the use of quiet materials and details.

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Limestone floors and random stone walling bring in a sense of warmth.

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While outside, those glorious views remind me just how incredibly beautiful the Australian landscape is, in its many forms.

Would you love to live here?

property :: Chain of Ponds, old south rd mittagong nsw // looking for over 6.8m // details here