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(Had to pin just love Victorian houses.Dilapidated Victorian house (tinabelle) This photo is the rest of the house (not sure where it is) famous for that "wraparound porch" :-)

Fairfield Homestead, Browns Plains, is an Italianate mansion built in 1889 for vigneron George Francis Morris to the designs of architects Gordon and Gordon. A ballroom extension was added in c1896. Morris was one of the greatest of Victoria's nineteenth century vignerons; in 1904 his property, Fairfield, was described as the country's largest vineyard and winery complex, with 700 acres of vines, extensive cellars and a staff of over 100. Morris was the third son of a Bristol Draper and…

Fairfield Homestead, Browns Plains, is an Italianate mansion built in 1889 for vigneron George Francis Morris to the designs of architects Gordon and Gordon. A ballroom extension was added in c1896. Morris was one of the greatest of Victoria's nineteenth century vignerons; in 1904 his property, Fairfield, was described as the country's largest vineyard and winery complex, with 700 acres of vines, extensive cellars and a staff of over 100. Morris was the third son of a Bristol Draper and…

Longerenong Homestead, Longerenong (303km NW of Melbourne), is one of Victoria's finest Picturesque Gothic villas. Sir Samuel Wilson built it in 1862; architects Crouch & Wilson gave it a facade from an American pattern book, with altered interiors. Marble was brought from Italy for floors and fireplaces; stained glass from Belgium. Wilson, 6th son of an Irish farmer, was a pastoralist, politician and philanthropist; he was elected to the British House of Commons in 1886.

Longerenong Homestead, Longerenong (303km NW of Melbourne), is one of Victoria's finest Picturesque Gothic villas. Sir Samuel Wilson built it in 1862; architects Crouch & Wilson gave it a facade from an American pattern book, with altered interiors. Marble was brought from Italy for floors and fireplaces; stained glass from Belgium. Wilson, 6th son of an Irish farmer, was a pastoralist, politician and philanthropist; he was elected to the British House of Commons in 1886.

Coragulac House, Colac, was built in 1873 by the pioneering Robertson family, who owned 23,000 acres in the region and constructed several homesteads on their run during Victoria's pastoral boom in the mid to late 19th century. Designed by influential arc

Coragulac House, Colac, was built in 1873 by the pioneering Robertson family, who owned acres in the region and constructed several homesteads on their run during Victoria's pastoral boom in the mid to late century. Designed by influential arc

The abandoned mansion, 'Mintaro', beautiful but derelict, is situated near Romsey in Victoria. The homestead is a rendered brick Italianate building with a two-storey loggia running across the front and part way along two sides. The entrance porch on the north side has free-standing Doric columns and is surmounted by an impressive three storey tower with a belvedere. The Mintaro homestead complex sits within an outstanding designed landscape created from 1881 to the 1920s.

The abandoned mansion, 'Mintaro', beautiful but derelict, is situated near Romsey in Victoria. The homestead is a rendered brick Italianate building with a two-storey loggia running across the front and part way along two sides. The entrance porch on the north side has free-standing Doric columns and is surmounted by an impressive three storey tower with a belvedere. The Mintaro homestead complex sits within an outstanding designed landscape created from 1881 to the 1920s.

Kolor Homestead, Penshurst (279km W of Melbourne), sits beneath the twin volcanic cones of Mt Rouse and is one of the most picturesque homesteads in the Western District. A large bluestone villa with bluestone outbuildings, it is set in a well-established garden with extended parkland. In 1838, John Cox took up the Mount Rouse run which was to become Kolor. The government soon evicted him to set up the Mount Rouse Aboriginal Protectorate comprising 100 sq miles centred on the mountain. But…

Kolor Homestead, Penshurst (279km W of Melbourne), sits beneath the twin volcanic cones of Mt Rouse and is one of the most picturesque homesteads in the Western District. A large bluestone villa with bluestone outbuildings, it is set in a well-established garden with extended parkland. In 1838, John Cox took up the Mount Rouse run which was to become Kolor. The government soon evicted him to set up the Mount Rouse Aboriginal Protectorate comprising 100 sq miles centred on the mountain. But…

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