Mansion’s history set in bluestone
A STUNNING bluestone mansion steeped in colonial history is on the market, with the price expected to exceed $10 million.
The gothic revival residence, “d’Estaville”, was built by Knight & Kerr architects — the same minds who designed Victoria’s Parliament House.
The heritage-listed site, at 7 Barry St, Kew, was built in 1859 for Victoria’s first attorney general, who later became chief justice.
The landmark property has been carefully restored and enhanced by contemporary renovations, which feature five bedrooms and numerous formal and informal living rooms.
Rick Eckersley-designed gardens surround the home across the 2557sq m block.
James Tostevin, of Marshall White, is seeking expressions of interest until May 2.