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Lexington Homestead, Moyston (220km W of Melbourne). The run was taken up by Horatio Wills in 1839-40; in c1851 he built the large brick homestead with its encircling verandas and grand views to the Grampians. When gold was found in 1852, the station hands left to seek their fortunes and Horatio had to sell after only two years in the new house. He was later killed by Aborigines; his son Tom, who survived the attack, was a famous cricketer and went on to 'invent' Australian Rules Football.
Lake View, Chiltern (290km NE of Melbourne), is a red brick Victorian residence on the shores of Lake Chiltern. Built c1870, the six-roomed house has a central passageway and French doors opening onto an encircling verandah. It was briefly (1876-77) the residence of Dr W.L. Richardson and family, including daughter Ethel, who became the novelist Henry Handel Richardson; it features in her novel, Ultima Thule. Lake View was restored in the 1960s and has since operated as a house museum.
Mannahill in South Australia | Australian Photography – Old Buildings and Rural Landscapes
Mannahill South Australia is located on the stock route that passed from the Barrier Ranges in New South Wales to the then Rail Head Terowie in SA
Mount Boninyong, Scotsburn (120km W of Melbourne), sited on the side of extinct volcano, Mt Buninyong, was first settled in 1839 by Andrew and Celia Scott (reputedly the first white woman in the area). The Scott family lived in a wattle & daub hut for 45 yrs until the large brick homestead, designed by Reed, Henderson and Smart, was built in 1884. The 7th and 8th generations of the family still live there. The gardens, laid out in 1845, are among the oldest surviving gardens in Victoria.
Oakbank, Heywood, is a beautiful old bluestone homestead that has views that span all the way to Portland. The property was settled by Scotsman Donald Cameron in 1841, and the homestead was built from locally-sourced and processed timber and bluestone in 1847.
Royal Mail Hotel, Accommodation, Grampians, Victoria, Australia
Enjoy luxury accommodation and fine dining with sweeping views of the Southern Grampians at the Royal Mail Hotel and its new restaurant, Wickens.
Cambourne Homestead, Wodonga, was built by 1903 for Rebecca S. Carkeek. It is situated on the original Wodonga run which was established in 1836, and gave the town of Wodonga its name. After subdivision the Cambourne property was developed on one of the allotments; it went through a series of owners until purchased in 1899 by Rebecca Carkeek, wife of William Carkeek, publican of Wodonga and shire councillor. The prolific local architects Gordon and Gordon have been credited with the…
Glencoe, Toolern Vale, is a predominantly intact nineteenth century farm complex associated with the pioneer pastoralist John Beaty and his son Andrew. Set in an elevated position overlooking the valleys of the Toolern and Kororoit Creeks, the single storey, Victorian styled house is built in coursed, squared rubble bluestone. It has a hipped roof clad in corrugated steel and an encircling broken-back verandah supported by timber posts. It features timber framed double-hung windows with…