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Billy Gee 85 wrote a review Jul 2019
Sydney, Australia116 contributions9 helpful votes
Just to bring you up to date... The residence still maintains a prominent position one block away from Sydney Road, Balgowlah. It was originally the home of Sir Edmund Barton, Australia's first prime minister. The former Norwegian Church is looking better than ever. It has now been subdivided and is now occupied and used as a residential home and is heritage listed. It's sporting a new paint job since the last photos were uploaded in 2013 and the plants around the perimeter of the fence have matured to include a hedge, magnolias and what looks to be a mass planting of dwarf lilly pilly's facing the roundabout. If you're walking down to North Harbour Reserve and can spare a few minutes on the way, why not take a glimpse at the former home of Sir Edmund Barton's Victorian/Federation and Norwegian Church.…
Date of experience: July 2019
BobReed wrote a review Oct 2015
Fairlight, Australia12 contributions6 helpful votes
The Norwegian Church and visitors centre in Balglowlah has recently been sold and is now a private home.
Date of experience: October 2015
BKP-Sydney wrote a review Sep 2015
Sydney, Australia279 contributions79 helpful votes
The property has been sold and will no longer host the Norwegian community events I'd attended and enjoyed with Norwegian friends. A pity, but the economics for the Norwegian Church back home dictated this apparently. The listing should be removed.
Date of experience: August 2015