Salvation Creek

Church Point Ferry Service. Susan Duncan's house, Tarrangaua from the water, Lovett Bay Pittwater NSW.

Tarrangaua House in Lovett Bay

A glimpse of Tarrangaua from the water

Best selling local author Susan Duncan

Susan’s books Salvation Creek , The House, and A Life on Pittwater recount her life at Tarrangaua House.

Nestled amongst the gums in Lovett Bay, Tarrangaua sits on the Western Foreshore of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The house was built in 1925 for Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar.

From the pages of Salvation Creek…

  • Stop in at Tennis Court Wharf where Alan the Ferry Master saves Obea,
  • Motor past the sailing boats that race in the Woody Point Yacht races,
  • If you are feeling energetic, hike up to Flagstaff Hill for magnificent views of the area, or around Scotland Island,
  • Take the track from Elvina Bay North Wharf, see Lovett Bay and look across to Tarrangaua in the spotted gums,
  • Meet the locals who truly do make this community a wonderful place to live.

Other books by Susan Duncan

Susan has also written two works of fiction based on life offshore, The Briny Café and Gone Fishing.

The House on the Hill (2016) is Susan’s latest memoir and her life now in the Manning Valley NSW.