On the edge of Wimbledon Common, Southside House is a lovely 17th century home built in the Dutch Baroque style. It has been maintained in a traditional style after being the family home to generations of the Pennington Mellor Munthe families, and now offers a wealth of family possessions such as antique furniture and a superb collection of art and historical objects within period rooms.
Our private tour will offer us fascinating insights into the family stories of centuries of life in the House as well as the ability to see fascinating art (including portraits by Van Dyck) and historical artifacts brought to life within their natural context.
It promises to be an interesting tour of a hidden gem, with the option for lunch nearby afterwards in the Crooked Billet, originally a 17th century collection of workmen’s houses carved out of the common when the big houses were being built.
Cannizaro Park with its Italian Gardens is a short walk away, and the Wimbledon Windmill Museum slightly further – many possibilities for a pleasant Saturday in Wimbledon!