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Abercrombie House

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311 Ophir Road, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
+61 2 6331 4929
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This beautiful ‘Castle’ built by a S ot in the1800’s is on a sprawling acreage overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dbfb17
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Sydney, Australia
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What a dump. Costs too much to get in as well.

Looks nice enough from the outside although the grounds are poorly kept and the outlying buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Justa B
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311 Ophir Road, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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+61 2 6331 4929
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful ‘Castle’ built by a S ot in the1800’s is on a sprawling acreage overlooking the area. 50 bedrooms, day rooms ballroom with antiques in every room. It is gradually being restored and is open for weddings,parties music concerts. A real gem in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks nice enough from the outside although the grounds are poorly kept and the outlying buildings are in disrepair as well as being filled with junk. The inside of the mansion itself is a mess, thick cobwebs on the windows and as people live in...More

Thank Justa B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I arrived at approx 10.15am we parked and slowly walked up the hill. We were standing at the perimiter of the grounds admiring the building, A woman agressively came bounding up, asking "what we were doing there", I explained we had come...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well done to the owner family for taking on such a mammoth task with much achieved and so much more to do. Thanks for the impromptu almost guided tour.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very big, dark house, full of lots of knick knacks. Many stories about different features and past residents. Nice gardens.

Thank malley2017
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Full of history and a real country experience. A real must for anyone living or visiting Bathurst that wants to learn about the culture and history!

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Amazing old house, almost like a small castle ! Full of interesting artefacts from everywhere . Huge collection for a private house . Lovely owners willing to share their own home . Well worth a visit .

Thank Glen C
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Lucky enough to go with on an extended family outing for a nighttime ghost tour. So much history, people forget Bathurst is the oldest inland settlement in Australia and Abercrombie House underpins this. The gentleman who owns the home and runs the tour was entertaining...More

Thank J2600KAtonyf
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

I loved my visit to Abercrombie House. This magnificent 'house' with it's seemingly endless rooms, halls and passageways is a real beauty. I was fascinated by all the cabinets filled with precious antiques and treasures from around the world as well as the classic period...More

Thank AussieKaren101
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Such a interesting place we had a Great tour , to learn the history first hand by one of the family members who lives in this grand home , worth a visit a part of Australia , and all the furniture and interesting pieces a...More

Thank AnitaB20142015
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pacioli2014
22 February 2015|
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Response from alibut_cheek | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of info at the website at abercrombiehouse_com_au A schedule of visiting dates and also prices there. Self-guided tours and tours of teh house, from $10. See website for more.
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