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Discover Your Local History: House histories – property in Vaucluse

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Woollahra Library at Double Bay

451 New South Head Rd

Double Bay, NSW 2028

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Vaucluse has a house history which reaches back to a cottage built by Sir Henry Brown Hayes in 1803, gradually transformed by William Charles Wentworth into a house befitting a colonial gentleman’s estate.

The Wentworth estate came to support a suburb, with development beginning In the early years of the 20th century, and from 1895 was an independent local government entity. All these aspects of the area’s history influence the approach we take when researching property in Vaucluse.



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