Profiles thirty two houses built in the Moonee Valley area during the boom time of 1880 to 1892.
Edited by Mary Cahill
Published EHS 2013 Reprinted 2023
Built in the period 1880 to 1892, the mansions or large homes (villas) featured in the book were selected based on their grandeur, architectural features, or the personal stories of the occupants.
Properties in these suburbs include:
CIydebank (Ave Maria College) and Homewood (Resurrection House) as well as the former Tooronga.
Fernhill and Rothwell, both demolished.
Ardoch Towers, Carlowrie, Earlsbrae Hall (Lowther Hall), Ellimatta (Napperby), Gillespie’s Mansion (St Columba’s College), Gowrie, Hazzards’ Home (Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School) and North Park.
Demolished houses are Ngarveno, Remuera, Westgreen and Woodlands.
Emilyville and Glencairn plus the former Newmarket Haven (Darjeeling).
Belmont (Charworth), Buckley Lodge (Homerton, Clarwich, Almora), Dunoon (Saddleworth), Park Lodge, Rosina (Roseneath) Stanhope and Wahgunyah (Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School). Former homes featured are Craigallan, St. Aidan’s and Tower House (Chantrell).
Lebanon and Rosebank