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Abercrombie House

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Address: 311 Ophir Road, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Such a Wonderful Surprise!

I was with a group of 40 and we were all entranced by Chris Morgan's telling of the history of the place. He spoke with great warmth and obvious love and determination to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny B
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Wellington, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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179 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a grand old house with plenty of character. Unfortunately the family really haven't maintained the premises. I am sure there a plenty of stories to tell but really in this day and age when charging as they do, they really should be putting back into the property. Sorry, but I was sorely disappointed.

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Thank gs-aussie
Wellington, Australia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was with a group of 40 and we were all entranced by Chris Morgan's telling of the history of the place. He spoke with great warmth and obvious love and determination to continue the task of preserving such an important part of our history. The 50 room house (castle?) is amazing and filled with extraordinary furniture, pictures, and of... More 

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australia
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grand 19th century house brought back from disrepair by the current owners' family. A very interesting and lovely place that you can walk through for a reasonable fee. There is information to read on the history and details of many of the rooms, throughout the house. Lots of artwork, photos, collections and memorabilia. We were fortunate in being able to... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A must see if your in the Bathurst area. Just a short drive from Bathurst. Brimming with collectables and an amazing history to the house

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Thank Margaret K
Kyneton, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The house look amazing, it's built from granite, it's a family home which means parts are off limits but there is still lots to see, there's info signs around the grounds, it does need a lot of work but I highly recommend dropping in to see a piece of our history

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Thank Saddo33
Orange, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A great heritage house to visit if you are interested in antiques and all things old! The family living there (Morgan's) who bought it from the original family are very welcoming and love to answer any questions. There are plenty of curios and antiques to ponder over and the gardens are also lovely. There is a small cost to enter... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

It is not often that you get to see one family's labour of love as the house has been gradually being brought back from the brink. This is a work in progress and as such would be good to go back and see the progress. We did a self-guided tour and was fascinating to see this grand old girl and... More 

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Thank BombaySally
Millthorpe, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Absolutely amazing, so many beautiful homemade goodies, with choice of teas, coffee and orange juice. Yummy sausage rolls and tiny quiche, sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, meringues, profiteroles, strawberries in chocolate , tiny melting moments, tiny orange cakes, mince pies. WOW.

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Australia
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115 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stumbled upon this place by accident and found the house and grounds interesting. Walking around family belongings and seeing the family was a bit uncomfortable but got used to it quickly.

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Thank Angela01234
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Loved it, I have always loved the building and being able to see the entire property including original entry, stables, church, gardens & main house was amazing. The stories we were told by candlelight were also appropriate for everyone in the audience. Yes, the building is magnificent and steeped in history. Yes, parts of the building need some TLC but... More 

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