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Address: Corner of Williams Road and Lechlade Avenue | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 9827 2500
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This historic beauty blew me away. I wondered through the Como Historic House and Garden during Open Melbourne celebrations in 2014. The rooms are well presented and prepared. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Unless you're in Melbourne on one of two Sat/Sun a month. you won't get to see inside this house. Shame when properties are said to be for the benefit of the public. Unless you can get 10 people in a group, that is the only way to see it during the week.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This historic beauty blew me away. I wondered through the Como Historic House and Garden during Open Melbourne celebrations in 2014. The rooms are well presented and prepared. The food at the cafe was amazing and very popular! I was surprised to find a house of this age still in such neat precision.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Take the number 8 tram from the cbd and get off at william street (it's at the top of the hill). It takes about 20 minutes in the tram to get there. Como Historic House is lovely, great grounds, and the house has many old antiques inside. Lovely place to go.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This place has a sense of history about it that is tastefully preserved. There are also the beautiful gardens worth relaxing in or treating your camera's lens to. You can either bring a picnic or enjoy some good food and coffee that the Stables Of Como has available for you. Give this a visit as part of your walk, cycle... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Although I haven't been to the house the cafe is worth an independent visit. Sat outside for breakfast on a sunny day was perfect. Friendly staff and good food (and coffee). Would highly recommend as a brunch spot.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Como House is a beautiful home situated in South Yarra. It is a beautiful and elegant home and was both known for its entertainment and as a family home for the Armytage Family a wealthy Victorian pastoral family. Many of the furnishings and possessions of the Armytage Family remain in the house today. It is set in beautiful grounds and... More 

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Brisbane Australia
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13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Como House was built 12 years after Victoria was first settled. It's had three owners and the last owners the Armytage family owned the property for more than eighty years before selling it at half its price to the National Trust of Victoria. The wonderful gesture of the Armytage sisters was to also donate their furniture. This has enabled theTrust... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Was there for the French Festival weekend, the place was very busy a lots of attractions, french food, beautiful building and gardens. Waiting for next year. well recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I used to live near Como House and had no difficulty taking visitors there as the house was often open for inspection. It's an attractive house in lovely grounds, and it's not hard to imagine a family living there and using the grounds running all the way down to the Yarra River. (In fact the grounds are now abbreviated and... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A beautiful historic home well preserved and restored. I have performed here many times and you do get a real sense of the past. The gardens are also wonderful and lovely for a romantic walk.

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