Boot Hill Walk-to-town; A treescape of Modernist Beauty

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On a sweeping five-acre oasis on Bowral's exclusive Oxleys Hill, amid hundreds of established exotic trees, discover an architect-designed home of exquisite restraint. Lovingly designed and hand-crafted over several years by the owner in conjunction with the genius of architect David Morris, 'Boot Hill' performs an elegant disappearing act amid a riot of colourful trees.

A passion for modernism and inspiration taken by the celebrated Farnsworth House by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, this curved and beautiful home has been designed to sit into, rather than onto the landscape, so that the natural environment remains the predominant feature of the site.

A larger residence has also been designed and a house site made ready for those who wish to build a more substantial dwelling and use this as a guest house. The curved entry level of the home is bathed in light and takes in a spectacular natural vista through an entire wall of glazing. It is comprised of a kitchen/dining area at one end and has been cleverly divided to allow for a living room and office space at the other end. Downstairs are two bedrooms, a large central bathroom and an outdoor, partially-enclosed 'studio space' designed specifically for working in nature.

The concrete floors are heated, but additional heating is provided by hydronic radiators in each room. However, the home has been designed for its site, and also utilises passive heating: concrete floors act as a heat sink in winter. In summer, the house has been designed for maximum cross-flow ventilation. Two large decks, like graceful wings, sit at each end of the home and have been designed for entertainment and outdoor living.

Further features:
Surrounded by beautiful mature trees of unbelievable colour, variety and rarity. These include Japanese elm, red maple, silver maple, hawthorn, dogwood, nyssa, crab apple, pear and many moreFruit trees include a variety of citrus and persimmonA palatial enclosed chicken pen with own interior gardenThe garden has been designed with an artist's eye, with sculptures dotted throughoutA large dam provides water security for the gardenWalk to town centre; Harris Farm Market is a ten-minute strollA small built-in caravan is nestled into one end of the garden
'Boot Hill' offers endless potential: this is a unique home for a small family who appreciate nature or use as a weekender. Alternatively, tap into the flourishing Highlands Airbnb market – the reviews would be incredible! Build your larger dream home on this incredible acreage or just enjoy this small wonder of modernist design among the trees.

2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
2 parking
18,400m² approx land area

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Drew Lindsay Sotheby's International Realty
​​24 Wingecarribee Street, Bowral NSW 2576
PO Box 1447, Bowral NSW 2576
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday By Appointment
Sunday Closed
Samuel Lindsay
Principal Licensee
Lisa-Marie Cauchois
Sales Manager | Licensed Real Estate Agent
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