Historical information

In 1927 Mr A. K. T. Sambell built a pier, planned and subdivided a residential estate, designed and built Summerland House, where ardent golfers after an enjoyable day on the course, could relax. Summerland House was built by local builder Mr Vic McRae. It attracted large numbers of professional people from Melbourne.

Physical description

Three photographs of Summerland Guesthouse, one of the first Guesthouses on the Island, situated above the site of the Penguin Parade. 81-87 Note sign: Open - overnight accommodation and holiday flats. 81-88 View of Summerland Guesthouse. Probably back view. Note elevated water tank. Car parked behind. 81-89 Another view of Summerland Guesthouse.