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Everglades Historic House and Gardens

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37 Everglades Ave, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to visit, to exp[experience Art-Deco architecture and to get an insight into the lifestyles of the 'rich and famous' of the times.There are some great valley views and the 'grotto' is well worth the short walk down the path to see. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Newcastlediner
Reviewed 4 days ago

I heard abut this spot from another local; it was news to me...and I was delighted with our visit there. A fascinating and very impressive formerly-private residence with all the grandeur of its age (1930's) of wonderful gardens and really fascinating history -- The Russian...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank salty0ne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The volunteers at this National Trust property in Leura do an excellent job in maintaing the house and gardens in beautiful condition. The house is not huge but a good example of art deco architecture and furnishings. There is a resturant in the house. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johnwombat
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Near Sublime Point and close to our hotel we decided t9 start our day here and spent 2 glorious hours revelling in the terraces, the amazing planting, the history and the Art Deco House. The volunteers ( it is an NT property and free to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Springhil
Reviewed February 8, 2019

We went round the gardens in about 10 minutes because there was so little to see. Almost no colour and a series of stepped terraces with little to commend them. If you want 'stunning views' there are many better places to go than Everglades.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Great directions on the Great Western Highway and throughout the main streets.Excellent off street parking and street parking.Volunteers are very helpful and knowledgable.Very well sign posted throughout even with caution and danger signs.Lots of paths some smooth some not.Brilliant views.Very reasonably priced.Not really suitable for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank celandelm
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

This beautiful heritage place is very special. The gardens are terraced and there are lots of lovely shrubs and beautiful old trees, the cherry terrace, azalea drift,glades alpine gardens and the wonderful dry walls and spectacular views make for a very enjoyable hour or so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Willyama1
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

The gardens are sympathetically landscaped and had stunning views. I was not as impressed with the house but I loved the modernist studio and the art deco railings and panels.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NorthStar822588
Reviewed January 14, 2019

When the azaleas and camellias are out this is an amazing garden. It is also beautiful with the mist and the garden and little amphitheatre in winter. A beautiful large garden area to walk around... take a picnic with a camera or a drawing pad......More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rainbow T
Reviewed January 1, 2019

The grounds are wonderful with all their different sections. The views are also equally magnificent. The house is a beautiful piece of architecture. We took tea in the tearoom which was delicious and were the views through the amazing huge curved window. Definitely, a must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Journ3yOf_Kayz3d
December 20, 2017|
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Response from 728MariaG | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be a lovely place for children, especially in the garden - all the nooks and crannies outside and the space to run and jump too. Just be careful inside the house, but that won't take long.
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tripmothernsw
December 3, 2017|
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Response from peter2780 | Reviewed this property |
Small place? I think not. It takes a while to explore Everglades Gardens given its many levels and large area. The entry fee is comparable with fees for entering Mt Wilson gardens. If you belong to the National Trust you... More
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tripmothernsw
November 29, 2017|
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Response from Nick B | Reviewed this property |
Manageable for most, my wife accessed all areas whilst using a stick 3 months after major knee surgery. Just take it steady, enjoy te views and stop and put your feet up where necessary. No lift access internally if I... More
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