I couldn’t resist posting about this property located in Leura, an exceptionally pretty town in the Blue Mountains that is much lauded by my favourite magazines. It’s an old dairy farm with a homestead – they appear to have been built around the turn of the century, although I unfortunately can’t find any evidence to support my claims.
The property is insanely attractive, in its way – the aged exteriors add an alluring, inescapable charm. Some sandstone appears to be used, and stained glass windows decorate the facade. The rusted roofs give colour and catch the eye, but is also evidence of some degeneration (which I, of course, find appealing). Although lived in, it’s also a bit spooky, particularly in the stark winter cold. In any case, it’s something special – it covers around an acre of land, and offers more than a house alone: the large outhouse is an engineering facility.
The force of the property’s character grants it appeal now – if it were tended to by the right hands, it would become a real splendour.