Hampton Villa

sights / Architecture

Hampton Villa information

Sydney , Australia
Address
Street 12b Grafton St
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Lonely Planet review

Balmain’s hibiscus-scented streets contain dozens of historically significant buildings, most of which are privately owned. The most notable is the graciously proportioned Hampton Villa , a Georgian marine villa (1847). NSW Premier Sir Henry Parkes, the ‘Father of Federation’, lived here from 1888 to 1892.