Bedervale Historic Homestead

Bedervale Historic Homestead

John Verge designed the country homestead Bedervale set in a pleasant eight acre garden on a working rural property. The homestead adjoins an earlier enclosed courtyard and farmyard. It contains a unique collection of the original families furniture and personal effects from the 1840's and is still lived in as a home.

Address: 
Entrance end of Monkiltee Street, Braidwood, NSW
Tel: 
0248422421
Hours: 
2pm first Sunday each month from September - May or by appointment
Admission: 
Adults $6, Students $3, National Trust members $3.
Facilities: 
Guided tours, gift shop, teas and lunches by arrangement, brochure available
Collection: 
Family collection from pre 1840 to 1900 in situ plus recent family additions. Australian and English furniture, china, paintings, household effects and kitchen utensils. Horse drawn vehicles and machinery.
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Items

Hall Stand

Australian Cedar Hall Stand

Creator:
Roderick McDonald
Description:
Hall stand made in Braidwood of Australian Cedar by Roderick McDonald
Date:
pre 1879

Hall stand was exhibited in the Garden Palace Exhibition in Sydney in 1879.

Paintings

4 Oil Paintings of theTreaty Ports of China

Creator:
Sunqua
Date:
1840s

Baths

Tin Baths

Description:
Collection of Tin Baths

Wardrobe

1920's Gentleman's Compactum Wardrobe

Description:
1920s Gentleman's compactum wardrobe complete with clothing.

Kitchen

Kitchen

Description:
Kitchen with original contents used up until 1934
Date:
1934