A granite cottage, circa 1846. Completely renovated and cosy

A granite cottage, circa 1846. Completely renovated and cosy


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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home is renovated sympathetically to 1840's style, with modern kitchen and bathroom (bath and shower, toilet, laundry). An attic room provides extra beds, toilet and basin. Our home is suitable for older children; but not for under 6 years old. Both wood and electric heating. The house is on half an acre, fully fenced. Gardens with vegetables, fruit trees flower beds. Separate studio for art and fibre work. Slab shed for tools, bicycles. Close to supermarket and shops. Views to fields and hills. One hour to Canberra, one hour to the ocean, Three hours to the snow fields, or to Sydney by car.


More about us

  1. We are two women sharing the house in a partnership. Contact us: faydelmaine@bigpond.com OR ingridbaasbecking@bigpond.com

  2. We are both retired. Ingrid from Psychology Counsellor and now she is becoming an artist. See her works at Ingrid Baas Becking's Art on Facebook; Fay from Special Librarian (previously: High School teaching; Opera singing), and now spinning, weaving and knitting alpaca fleece from her animals.

  3. We love Art and Craft. We love living here, in the country-side, with friendly neighbours and residents. Our town is very oriented to Arts and Crafts and many practitioners live here. It is also a farming community, with vineyards and sheep and cattle farms.

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Eat Eastern flavours at Paydirt; Hearty restaurant meals at Torpeas, Exotic Pizzas at the Pizzeria, Delicious breakfast pastries and boutique breads at Dojo's
Cozy cafés
Too many to name them all. Dee'licious, Paydirt, The Albion, The Lollyshop, Poppy's.
Retail therapy
Many galleries for gifts for yourself and others.You can drive to Canberra, one hour away, for modern classy shopping
Bit of culture
Galleries, Museum. One hour away is the National Capital of Australia. Parliement, National Museum, National Art Gallery, Portrait Gallery, National Library, High Court. Many shops, Restaurants. Everything
Walks in the park
Many places to walk and wander. Close (3 hours) to the snow fields, the High Country, rivers, mountains.Go to www.southcoast.com.au/batemansbay; or: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/parks; or: www.braidwood.nsw.com for walks, recreational activities
Day tripping
Braidwood is between the mountains and the sea. Approximately one hour in each direction (East to the Sea; West and South to the mountains). Three + hours to Sydney. Transport from Canberra to anywhere in Australia, by Bus, train, air and International Airport.

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