Overnewton Castle was built in the Victorian Tudor style, inspired by 16th century English and Scottish architecture, by William Taylor in 1849 and now stand as a prominent heritage building. Celebrating 165 years in 2014 Overnewton Castle will be open for public tours of the 36 room establishment on the first Sunday of every month, bookings are essential.
Overnewton Castle is open for events such as weddings, high tea's, children's days, private functions and any other occasion that requires catering. With elaborate sitting rooms, stunning architecture, plenty of natural light and breathtaking interiors, this is a one of a kind venue that will continue to impress your senses every corner that you turn.
The homestead consists of 36 rooms including seven bedrooms (the master room included a small circular room and a dressing room) schoolroom, library, drawing room, two kitchens, five servants rooms and the Billiard room.
There are still many original features such as tiles in the bathrooms, claw foot bath and the old IXL wood stove in the kitchen. Several out buildings on the estate include a bluestone butchery and dairy, lamp room, boot room, coach-house, stables, woolshed, shearing sheds and machine shed.
The years have been kind to Overnewton Castle, today it remains much the same as when it was originally built. Hidden away amongst the old trees, it has seen many changes throughout the years. Gone are the days of horse and carriages, gas light and servants, but the old world grace and charm along with the elegance, grandeur and atmosphere of a bygone era still remain. Having been restored over the years and an elegant dining room added to the estate this is definitely a private hidden treasure and one not to be missed if you have the opportunity.
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