21 Henry Street, Ascot
Showcasing a commanding street presence across 2608sqm of sprawling Ascot grounds, ‘Nyrambla’, built in 1885, unveils a character and history rarely seen.
Harnessing an unrivalled and elevated aspect capturing sweeping vistas across Ascot, the Gateway Bridge and out to the mountains, this unique estate retains all the grandeur and prominence of its traditional design. Originally a 15 acre property, ‘Nyrambla’ was commandeered by the military during WWII as the headquarters of Central Bureau in Australia. A joint venture of Australia and the US, this code breaking organisation intercepted enemy signals and aided in victory in the Pacific.
Set peacefully and privately behind a 48 metre frontage accessed by wrought iron gates, ‘Nyrambla’s’ grand proportions, formal living rooms, cathedral ceilings and array of character details exemplify the opulence and stateliness of this magnificent estate. Featuring ornate iron fretwork, decorative cornices, marble fireplaces, grand archways, ceiling roses, timber floors and French doors, from the moment you step inside, it feels like being transported to a bygone era.
Guiding through the commanding entryway and into the formal lounge room, this captivating living area exudes an incredible sense of space and opens out effortlessly to the sprawling grounds and wraparound verandah. Hosting an inspired dining room with a marble fireplace and brass chandelier, this private retreat adjoins the kitchen, quaint sitting room and leads out onto the sunlit patio and pool.
Ascending the stairs to the upper floor, you are greeted by a grand dining room and expansive wraparound verandah. Enjoying captivating vistas across the Gateway Bridge and out to the islands on the horizon, this exceptional entertaining zone accompanies a living room and two kitchens.
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