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Barwon Grange

Fernleigh Street | Newtown, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5221 3906
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Built alongside the Barwon River

This 1850's brick villa is the only such styled remaining home of that age. In addition to the... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Betula103
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Barwon Grange is very special to my family and I. Being sold to the national trust from my... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Bria T
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Fernleigh Street | Newtown, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
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+61 3 5221 3906

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This 1850's brick villa is the only such styled remaining home of that age. In addition to the gothic-revival house with its attractive verandas there are also several outbuildings and servant quarters. The gardens slope down to the river. Although giving an insight into Victorian...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Barwon Grange is very special to my family and I. Being sold to the national trust from my grandfather and being the first of my family to ever marry there it holds such a tender spot in our hearts. My grandfather was able to make...More

Thank Bria T
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This house has been beautifully restored with items that would have been present in the building when the first owners occupied it. When the original owners left Geelong to return to the UK, most of their household goods were auctioned. Therefore, there are comprehensive lists...More

Thank Kiwibird248
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this historic property. Enjoyed the tour and the guide was very informative. Nice to see historic places kept alive with the stories of the past and the projects of the future. Recommended to all to visit.

Thank ketchum1745
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I love BG-a bit out of Geelong and check the opening hours. Classic old house with beautiful grounds. Worth the entry fee

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 8 October 2014

My friend recently held her wedding at Barwon Grange and it was such a lovely spot to have a wedding. The gardens are beautiful and the building itself is delightful. I did not go inside at all - I assume you can? But the outside...More

1  Thank MerryMegsy
Reviewed 29 July 2012

This house is presented as a time capsule, as if owner/builders, Jonathan and Anne Porter O'Brien were living in the home. It is 1856 and the inhabitants have just stepped out while you have a tour of their beautiful villa set alongside the Barwon River....More

1  Thank JillDLara
Reviewed 1 July 2012

This place is for the old house lovers, I was here here for a wedding which has ok gardens

Thank xxsuperstevexx
Reviewed 2 May 2009

I thought that this historic home was pleasant enough, but after 45 minutes I'd had enough.

4  Thank Victorianlad
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