Corio Villa, Geelong, Victoria. Prefabricated in 1855 and constructed in 1856, Corio Villa is the first prefabricated cast iron house in Australia. This landmark ornate white mansion is considered by locals to be the jewel in Geelong's waterfront crown and sold in 2013 for over $5 million. It is one of the state's most significant historic homes. The house was commissioned by William Gray, a colonial crown land commissioner, but he died before the house arrived in Australia. Once the house…

Corio Villa, Victoria, Australia ( great as reference for a chapel )

Sunbury, Australia ->  We are a | Historic Mansion C1874, the birthplace of The Ashes    Where | North of Melbourne, within easy reach of the international airport    Why stay | For the grand architecture and the rich history of one of Australia's most significant historic homes | www.SwapNights.com

Sunbury, Australia -> We are a | Historic Mansion C1874, the birthplace of The Ashes Where | North of Melbourne, within easy reach of the international airport Why stay | For the grand architecture and the rich history of one of Australia's most significant historic homes | www.SwapNights.com

"Mooranda" Victorian Terrace House

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Corio Villa, Geelong. Proudly sitting in lush gardens above Easter Beach and taking in the sweeping views of the Geelong waterfront and Corio Bay, Corio Villa is one of Geelong’s most beautiful heritage masterpieces. Considered a building of international significance, it was actually built in Edinburgh, Scotland. Prefabricated in cast iron, the house was shipped to Geelong in boxes in 1855 by iron founder Charles D Young and Co. As Australia was growing rapidly due to the gold rush, the…

Corio Villa, Geelong. Proudly sitting in lush gardens above Easter Beach and taking in the sweeping views of the Geelong waterfront and Corio Bay, Corio Villa is one of Geelong’s most beautiful heritage masterpieces. Considered a building of international significance, it was actually built in Edinburgh, Scotland. Prefabricated in cast iron, the house was shipped to Geelong in boxes in 1855 by iron founder Charles D Young and Co. As Australia was growing rapidly due to the gold rush, the…

This image shows a very typical Victorian style home. the verandah and centred door with a small front yard were a few common features in this era. Victorian style home, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia

This image shows a very typical Victorian style home. the verandah and centred door with a small front yard were a few common features in this era. Victorian style home, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia

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Love the entry of this Bowral country mansion in NSW. Click the image for more images of this beautiful homestead.

An old Queenslander home - up high to catch the breezes, verandahs to keep the house cool- just right for the tropics.

An old Queenslander home - built high to catch the breezes, verandahs to keep the house cool, just right for the tropics.

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