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Beleura House and Garden (Mornington)




Beleura is an 1863 Italianate villa situated on the Mornington Peninsula. Guided tours are held throughout the year and bookings must be made in advance.

Beleura at Mornington, erected in 1863 for James Butchart, was bequeathed to the people of Victoria by Jack Morton Tallis as a place of historic and educational interest. Beleura and its land, acquired by Sir George Tallis (1869-1948) and Lady Tallis in 1916, and from 1950 the home of Jack Morton Tallis (1911-1996) is deemed of national significance. The gardens retain elements of an earlier pre-1900 garden. Commencing in 1952, Jack Morton Tallis overlaid his parents' garden with a romantic, idiosyncratic version of an Italian garden. The contents provenanced to members of the Tallis Family, are of major significance for the depth of their completeness and include furniture, fine and decorative art, soft furnishings, books, photographs, domestic goods, theatrical memorabilia, items of gentlemen's apparel and general household paraphernalia.

Visitors are brought to Beleura by a courtesy bus from a nearby location in Mornington. Morning tea is served to guests on arrival, followed by a light lunch between the House & Garden Tours. From the time we meet you with the bus to the time of return to the car park your tour will take approximately four and a half hours

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42 Kalimna Drive,  Mornington 3931, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 5975 2027
Map: 104 Ref: H8

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