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The Olde Gardener's Cottage by Michael John
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This quaint Gardener’s Cottage is situated near Greycliffe House at Vaucluse, Sydney, Australia.

Few 1850’s examples of Victorian Picturesque Gothick Gardener’s Cottages remain. This Cottage is the only early example from this era to survive in NSW.

The survival of Greycliffe’s Gardener’s Cottage is now a relatively rare example of what was once a common practice both in the Georgian and Victorian periods, of building lodges or gardeners cottages, usually at the gate entrances to estates.

This estate now forms part of Nielsen Park. The Cottage has been preserved and is a heritage listed site.

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I live in Australia and enjoy bushwalking in the great outdoors, especially the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

My photographic interests are pretty much related to Australian landscapes, rustic Australia, historic Australia, Australian wildlife, flora, fauna, birds, etc. Guess I love the country I was born and live in.

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Comments

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 4 years ago
    pretty Michael
  • Thank you Trudi.

    – Michael John

  • loiteke
    loitekeabout 4 years ago

    great

  • Thanks Meeli.

    – Michael John

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkabout 4 years ago

    Looks like one of those fairytale cottages Michael. Beautifully taken.

  • Thanks John. You don’t see many like that these days.

    – Michael John

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 4 years ago

    Isn’t it gorgeous, such a lovely looking place,really quaint, great capture Michael

  • Thanks for the great comment Josie.

    – Michael John

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsabout 4 years ago

    A beautiful old building Mike. Nice shot.

  • Thanks Michael.

    – Michael John

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “A Home somewhere…..”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Thanks heaps for the feature. I am thrilled!

    – Michael John

  • BronReid
    BronReidabout 4 years ago

    This is lovely, Michael. I don’t remember ever noticing this when we went to Neilson Park to swim when I was young. Is it off the main path to the beach? Bron

  • Thanks Bron. It is in the middle of the park behind the beach, down the track and set back from the house. Hope you can locate it!

    – Michael John

  • BronReid
    BronReidabout 4 years ago

    Thanks, Michael, will seek it out next time I’m in the vicinity. Bron

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    Congrats on your feature of this beautifully captured historical cottage!

  • Thank you Trish!

    – Michael John

  • Bernie Stronner
    Bernie Stronnerabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks Bernie!

    – Michael John

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