Stately Toonarbin built in the 1860s is one of the district's oldest houses and predates the creation of Dornoch Terrace on which it now stands.
In a classic case of how disputes between neighbours can escalate, in 1930 a problem with crowing roosters ended up in the High Court of Australia.
Dornoch Terrace is lined with productive tamarind trees. Their history dates back to the 1850s.
If you’re lucky, a search through Trove digitised newspapers can reveal much about a house’s history, especially in the period when houses were known by their names.