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Keeper of the keys: Meet the family that live in an old gaol

Keeper of the keys: Meet the family that live in an old gaol

Just outside Mount Gambier in South Australia is the rather imposing home of the Stephenson family. A former gaol built in 1866, it closed its doors to inmates in 1994 before becoming a backpackers and a hostel for homeless men.

Melissa and James Stephenson took over the business in 2010 and moved into the old warden’s house while undertaking huge renovations to turn it into beautiful boutique accommodation and a function venue.

Read more here: https://www.domain.com.au/advice/keeper-of-the-keys-meet-the-family-who-live-and-work-at-an-old-gaol-20161220-gtdzo2/

Life in a lighthouse-keeper's cottage

Life in a lighthouse-keeper's cottage

The strange melancholy of being homesick at Christmas

The strange melancholy of being homesick at Christmas