Easy to find, and with plenty of car parking. It is quite a walk from the car park to the house, through very attractive grounds, but there is a free courtesy bus available, just ask.
The house is stunning, but its not, and doesn't ever seem to have been a 'home'; rather a house built to impress others, as a demonstration of "Look how much money I have". Some of the items on show seem to have been purchased by the original family not because they were beautiful, or practical, but simply just because they were expensive, a display of wealth.
The most interesting parts were the servants quarters, and kitchens/storage areas. Because these parts 'could not be seen' by the household and visitors (when the house was running I mean) food was taken by a passageway from kitchen to dining room, thus always arriving cold! Such was the price of keeping 'the staff' out of sight!
A good day out, well worth 2 visits if you are a NT member. Decent coffee, and scones as well.
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