Everglades Gardens

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Everglades House & Gardens
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Everglades house and gardens
LocationLeura, New South Wales
Coordinates33°43′20″N 150°20′14″E / 33.7221°N 150.3371°E / 33.7221; 150.3371Coordinates: 33°43′20″N 150°20′14″E / 33.7221°N 150.3371°E / 33.7221; 150.3371
Area5.2 hectares
ArchitectPaul Sorensen
OwnerNational Trust of Australia
Official name: Everglades
TypeLandscape - Gardens
Designated1 March 2002
Reference no.01498

The Everglades Gardens are a historic property in Leura, New South Wales, owned by the National Trust of Australia.

History and description[edit]

The house and gardens were built in the 1930s by designer Paul Sorensen,[1] and feature elaborate sandstone terraces, sweeping lawns, and European-style landscapes against a backdrop of native bushland. The gardens have views over the Jamison Valley, part of the Blue Mountains National Park.[2] They are open to the public.[3]



  1. ^ Ratcliffe, Richard (1990). Australia's Master Gardener: Paul Sorensen and his Gardens. Kenturst, NSW: Kangaroo Press. pp. 23–52. ISBN 0864173385.
  2. ^ "Everglades House and Gardens". National Trust of Australia. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Everglades Gardens". National Trust of Australia. Retrieved 26 January 2010.

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