Overlook and Overlooked: admiring an abandoned homestead 

Several times I have driven past this lovely, lonesome homestead, with its enviable pastoral views, promising to one day stop. When I finally did stop, it was only to gaze longingly up at it from the padlocked gate, wishing I could get permission for a closer look. 

Fujifilm X30 with in-camera B&W(Red) filter; adjustments and border applied in Snapseed app. 

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6 thoughts on “Overlook and Overlooked: admiring an abandoned homestead 

    • The usual reasons, probably – but it would be interesting to know more. It’s in the Victorian heritage buildings database, but it doesn’t give much away.

  1. I love this and I want to live there. So many derelict homes just wanting love and care. Beautiful photo. Creates storylines for me – I can see a woman looking out over the verandah to watch the weather as she plans her day….

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