Lake View House

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Lake View House

Childhood home of the Henry Handel Richardson, pseudonym of Ethel Florence Richardson, author of The Getting of Wisdom and trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony in which she describes her experiences in Chiltern. The charming red-brick single storey house is furnished in period style and contains a small collection of Richardson memorabilia.
What We Offer

  • Guided tours
  • Education services
  • Literary events

Built in 1870. Example of an early brick building of country Victoria.

Opening hours

Open Sundays from 10am to 4pm. Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day. Group tours available by appointment


18 - 22 Victoria Street
Chiltern 3683 VIC


03 5726 1317