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Craithes House
Location 34-40 Borec Road, Penrith, City of Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Built 1870
Architectural style(s) Australian residential architectural styles#Victorian Gothic Revival
Official name: Craithes House
Type State heritage (built)
Designated 2 April 1999
Reference no. 378
Type House
Category Residential buildings (private)

Craithes House is a heritage-listed former rural homestead located at 34-40 Borec Road, Penrith in the City of Penrith local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was built in 1870. The property is privately owned. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

History

A Victorian Gothic Revival style rural villa built in c. 1870 for Joseph Single, set within a large garden at the end of a peppercorn avenue, a tall palm adjacent to the house acts as a local landmark.

Description

The garden is set within a large garden at the end of a peppercorn (Schinus molle) tree avenue, a tall palm adjacent to the house acts as a local landmark.

The house is one of the best examples of a mid-late 19th century rural villa identified within the City of Penrith. Built in c. 1870 for Joseph Single. A well built rural villa.

Heritage listing

Craithes House was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

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