Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Leura

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Visit Everglades Historic House and Gardens, one of Australia’s most notable heritage gardens. Built in the 1930s by Dutch designer Paul Sorensen, the site features elaborate sandstone terraces, sweeping lawns, and European-style landscapes set against a backdrop of native bushland. The former home of Belgian-born industrialist Henri van de Velde, the property includes a Moderne-style house, 5 hectares (13 acres) of manicured gardens, and an outdoor theater, which hosts dramatic performances and an annual Shakespeare festival. Spend some time resting in the gardens, visit the gift shop, and drop by the site’s art gallery. Indulge yourself at the popular tea room, which serves coffee, herbal teas, local apple juice, and freshly baked cakes. Arrange to visit Everglades Historic House and Gardens and other attractions in Leura using our Leura travel itinerary planner.
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  • Such a beautiful place upkeep is amazing. Everything is done by volunteers! Amazing :) it's a must see. Take some time away from technology and relax and even chill out here. The staff are wonderful. 
  • A modest entrance fee is payable to the National Trust when you visit 'Everglades' but well worth it. All the staff and volunteers we met were absolutely delightful and clearly loved showing this wond...  more »
  • This is well worth the visit and take the time to go to all areas in the gardens. Amazing the effort that has been put into this garden.