Located at 43-69 Balmoral Road in Leura, ‘Leuralla’ stands as a stately mansion, built in Federation Free Classical style, and surrounded by extensive gardens. The property is a testament to its rich history and grandeur sprawling across approximately 5.5 acres of land.
Step into the enchanting world of ‘Leuralla,’ a historic mansion and cherished by a single family for four generations.
Designed by architect Edward Hewlett Hogben and built between 1910 and 1914 this elegant architecture, adorned with magnificent French polished Queensland maple paneling complete with intricate bespoke fretwork of native plants and spacious proportions, reflects a timeless beauty.
This grand residence boasts a portico leading into the grand entrance foyer offering a choice to enter either a gentlemen’s drawing room or ‘formal lounge room’, a music room, a games room specifically designed to incorporate a full size billiard table or a magnificent dining room. The foyer features a grand staircase that leads up to the seven bedrooms, a separate study, two exterior balconies and two enclosed verandas, all the living rooms, dining room and bedrooms are all graced by original ornate fireplaces that add to the home’s classic charm.
Spanning eleven titles of land, ‘Leuralla’ offers the potential to serve as a cherished family home or be redeveloped for a variety of uses.
With a storied past as the former NSW Toy and Railway Museum, ‘Leuralla’ now stands ready for a new chapter. This remarkable property invites transformation into a masterpiece that will endure through generations.
Its unique architectural features and historical significance provide a grand opportunity for those seeking to restore and revitalise this historical mansion and its enchanting formal gardens created by Harry Andreas, the original owner then, later on, Paul Sorensen improved the garden overall.