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are House, former home of Henry Handel Richardson

The house was saved from demolition by a small group of local people who realised the historical... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
fishley2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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Absolutely fantastic. Kept in such amazing condition with heaps of great information about the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
nmliddicoat
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Dunolly, Australia
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Lake View House | Victoria Street, Chiltern, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The house was saved from demolition by a small group of local people who realised the historical value of the house which had been the home of one of Victoria's famous women writers.

Thank fishley2016
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. Kept in such amazing condition with heaps of great information about the history. All the kids loved listening to the information and getting to see inside the beautiful property. The gardens are simply breath taking. Must see if in Chiltern

Thank nmliddicoat
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Visiting my own 'back yard' recently and decided upon Lakeview. The step back in time was amazing with volunteers who tell you the complete story of this fine National Trust property. Even the resident 'tenant' is worth chatting about but there are plenty of 'real'...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

National trust house . Very informative . Beautiful setting opposite Lake Anderson..awash with children totally enjoying their childrens fishing competition. Magic weather made it the ideal place to stroll through the country market . Full of stalls selling homemade wares. Very close to the fantastic...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This old home is a very typical Australian home. It is a must visit if u r in chiltern. They have markets in the gardens . Contact the tourist bureau 4 dates and times. Lots local produce available. It is situated near the small lake...More

Thank Hdbaw
Reviewed 5 March 2017

been there before but wasnt open.well worth $3 to see through were Henry Handel Richardson resided A beaut period home

Thank DAVID O
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

beautiful historic house in a great location. home of the author ethel florence richardson who wrote the aussie classic 'the getting of wisdom'. only open wed,sat,sun.

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We visited the house as part of a Lantern tour of Chiltern. The house has been well looked after and the gardens are beautiful. Worth a visit.

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic family event, the house has wonderful history .The local ladies went all out on the luncheon it was superb.

Thank Jennah S
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a must see when visiting Chiltern. It is heritage listed and was the home of the renowned Author Henry Handel Richardson. A country market is held there in the gardens on the 1st Sunday of each month. Local stalls and local produce are...More

Thank Douglas C
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