305 & 307 Long Forest Road, Long Forest
A Robin Boyd Masterpiece
Baker House $1.3 million Dower House/library $700,000.
Sitting on approx. 30 acres of natural bush land and being offered on two separate titles, this masterpiece is made up of three Architecturally significant buildings.
The main residence, 'The Boyd Baker House', c1966 is surrounded by Conservation Reserves and has been meticulously built and designed with locally quarried stone. Offering a choice of two main bedrooms, both with en suites, three additional bedrooms, study, open plan living and entertaining rooms all centered around a classic internal courtyard. The Boyd Baker House has been featured in Wallpaper magazine indicating its standing as an important Melbourne destination. A blog site on Architectural icons in America lists the property with links to Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Falling Water'.
'The Boyd Dower House' c1968 also quarried from local stone and commissioned by the Baker family needing additional space for their growing family, is defined by three flowing free -form stone walls and consists of two bedrooms, living and dining room complete with open fire- place and galley style kitchen.
'The Library' c1979, designed by Sir Roy Grounds, famous for designing the National Gallery of Victoria was commissioned by the Baker family for home schooling and comes complete with a studio.
Only 45 km from Melbourne's CBD, this property is ideally suited as a weekender or principal place of residence offering the opportunity to secure one of Victoria's most Architecturally significant properties with both Titles to be Auctioned consecutively on Sunday the 31st of August.
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