Hopewood House Sold

Hopewood House, Bowral
Expressions of Interest

*Update: The property has apparently been sold for $5.25 million.

‘Hopewood’ was built in 1884 for well-known pastoralist Ben M. Osbourne and his wife Lucy Throsby. In the late 1880s, wealthy Sydneysiders often bought properties in Bowral and built grand country mansions.

This grand Dutch Colonial style home was originally on an estate of 126 acres, but over the years the land has been subdivided and the current land size is 11 acres. Mrs. Osborne was a keen gardener and created the long driveway and circular carriageway.  Read the rest of this entry »