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Ever wonder what it would be like to live in the 1880s?
Our tour highlights the comparisons between a modern home and the pioneer Homestead. See if you can guess which rooms are missing.
How would you manage without mains water, hot water, electricity, phone, car and many other conveniences we take for granted today.
As the Tour progresses around the property, you will walk through the beautiful gardens set in lawns with stunning trees including a magnificent 100+ year old oak.
The Tour also includes the 1920’s St Marys Chapel, Historic Kitchen, Home Dairy, Blacksmiths and Vintage Machinery shed.
After your guided tour you are welcome to explore our extensive Museum and gardens or visit Monty’s Tearoom where you can enjoy a Devonshire Tea, Barista Coffee, a cup of Tea or a light Lunch. Monty’s guests are invited to relax and enjoy good old-fashioned service, a stylish Art Deco ambience and spectacular views! Monty’s Tearoom is open every day from 10am to 4pm EXCEPT Monday and Tuesday. For Bookings please Phone Sheryl 0403 415 194
About Mont De Lancey
Come and explore the many delights of Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead. We are located an hours drive from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. It is an excellent destination for a day trip. We are open 10am to 4pm every day EXCEPT Monday and Tuesday.
Mont De Lancey History
Pioneer Henry Sebire, stonemason migrated from Guernsey in the Channel Islands arriving in Melbourne,1850. In 1867 Henry together with wife Martha and 4 children settled in Wandin Yallock , where Henry leased 80 acres of newly-surveyed Crown Land, they cleared the bush to grow food for the growing Melbourne population. In the 1880s Henry built a solid brick home from bricks fired on the property. Generations of the Sebire family continuously lived in the home. until it was donated by members of the family to the Community in 1993 becoming a Not for Profit tourist attraction which is run by volunteers.
Our Tours feature:
- The historic 1880’s homestead & property
- Beautiful gardens
- Historic timber slab kitchen
- 1920’s St Marys Chapel
- A blacksmiths shop and a vintage engine shed
- Our extensive Museum which showcases vintage clothes, radios, tools, kitchen appliances, old photos, plus much, much more.