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Preserving a delicate piece of our history

Orielton Homestead and Catherine Park House

The Camden area is blessed with a number of historical homesteads that add character, depth and narratives to the region. Harrington Estates takes great pride in local history and has restored three local homesteads within its estates with meticulous attention to detail.The first was Harrington Park house, followed by Orielton Homestead and Catherine Park House. Orielton commenced in 2014 and has only just been completed due to the grand scale of the undertaking.

In the Beginning

The grand home began as a hut belonging to Edward Lord, who was granted the 1620 acres of land by Governor Macquarie in 1815. It was acquired by John Dickson in 1822, who demolished the hut and built a four-room home as an outstation for his farm manager in 1830. The Perry family extended Orielton between 1847-1860 with the addition of eight rooms, including kitchens, servants’ rooms and stores.

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House spotlight: Terrace homes

Terrace homes Robbins Lane

Robbins Lane will feature a combination of Town, Villa and Terrace Homes that combine to create an interesting vista that will incorporate something for everyone. While all contributing their own unique characteristics, the various homes will unite to create the unique Robbins Lane landscape.

The modern and uniquely designed double-storey Terrace Homes maximise space and energy whilst still maintaining the needs of every family. The 4-bedroom design adds a level of freedom and privacy that truly set them apart, enhancing the lives of the people who will call them home.

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Shining light on a gem of Robbins Lane

Town Houses in Robbins Lane

As far as sophisticated living goes, there is no better example than the Town Homes along Robbins Lane. Built with longevity and utility in mind, they exemplify the very best in modern living. Town Home 117 contains three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and two garages set on 203sqm, ideal for a couple, a young family or downsizers.

Featuring a gourmet kitchen with Caesarstone benches and modern appliances, porcelain floor tiles, an alfresco area with gas bayonet point, ducted air conditioning and an alarm system, it is ready to move straight into.

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One hour, hundreds of possibilities

Catherine Park Life Style

After turning the clocks forward one hour at 2am on Sunday 7 October, there are always slight adjustments to be made in the days following. But the gains are immense, with more sunlight in the afternoons leading to more time spent outdoors in the warmer months. Here are some ideas about how to spend your extra hour everyday. 

Enjoy a midweek barbecue outside

Barbecues are banished in winter to exceptionally sunny weekend lunches, but in summer they can become a weekly midweek dinner special. Pour a cold drink, make a fresh salad and fire up the burners to enjoy a casual meal by twilight. Better yet, make it a weekly tradition!

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Cooking up a springtime storm

Lamb Roast

Now is the time to put away the heavy tablecloths and casserole dishes and break out the barbecue tongs and picnic basket as the weather warms up. Spring is a time of bountiful produce and inspiring new menu ideas that make the most of the balmier climate. Below are a few exciting meal ideas for the springtime months. 

Pasta and risotto dishes

Pastas and risottos open up a string of possibilities when it comes to showcasing the gems of the season. For pasta, think beyond the basic red sauce and make garlic, chilli and shallots the stars. In a risotto, why not highlight fresh peas, mushrooms and spinach brought together with the richness of parmesan? 

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