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Bronte House

Location: 470 Bronte Road, Bronte, NSW 2024

Constructed: 1843-1845


Bronte House is a private residence which is regularly opened to the public. This romantic Gothic style cottage and garden merges beautifully into the Bronte Gully, forming a harmonious whole. The garden, retrieved from neglect, has been praised worldwide as a triumph and a masterpiece. The House, as described by its original owner, is "lovely beyond conception."


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Name of item: Bronte House
Other name/s: Bronte estate
Type of item: Complex / Group
Collection: Landscape - Cultural
Category: Other - Landscape - Cultural
Location: 470 Bronte Road, Bronte, NSW 2024
Local Govt: Waverley
Designer: Georgiana & Robert Lowe; Mortimer Lewis (house)
Constructed: 1843-1845
Current use: home, leased and open to the public
Former use: home, function centre