The Braeside Experience

Braeside offers guest a very personal country experience; it is possible to do as much or as little as you please.

Sit back and read a book in front of the fire place, enjoy a romantic glass of wine in one of the hot tubs or spas, or simply enjoy the peace of the Australian bush from you veranda.

Hike on our graded walking paths and enjoy the beauty of nature including a vast array of natural fauna and flora, wander around the rose garden or cottage garden, feed the turkeys and black faced sheep or pick your own vegetables from the old fashioned vege garden.

For the more energetic, ride the mountain bikes or have a hit of tennis. Enjoy a wine tour of the local Stanthorpe and Ballandean wineries or experience the granite boulders at Girraween National Park.

Whatever you choose to do, the Braeside experience will leave you refreshed and invigorated.

Outdoor Pursuits

Immerse yourself in the peaceful rural environment of Braeside by trekking on your choice of well cared for Walking Tracks and Mountain Bike Trails. It's a great way to learn about the environment and an ideal form of exercise. Whether you're looking for fun and excitement, or a new challenge, walking and mountain bike riding is sure to please. We have 9 mountain bikes and maps are available on your arrival.

Build a camp fire by the old slab hut and savour the aroma as you roast in the camp oven or barbeque by the creek. Feed the turkeys and black faced sheep or if you are staying in the Homestead enjoy a hit of tennis.

The Gardens

Braeside Homestead is set in two lush acres of private garden, having been designed and nurtured from the original gardens and inspired by former gardeners and historic photographs. The expansive grounds include an exquisite rose garden, the newly established crab apple lawn, specially designated entertainment areas and the wonderful old fashioned potager garden. The Homestead Potager Garden combines the functional nature of the English kitchen garden with the style and grace of French fashion; a wonderful source of vegetables for guests during their stay.

Experience the change of seasons by the fabulous Creek Cottage, as the grape vines draping the cottage pergola, turn from lush green to dark crimson and the liquid ambers flush with autumn colour.

Enjoy the wonderful English cottage garden inspired surrounds of the Braeside Cottage – a delight to please your senses.

Garden’s designed by Clint Kenny Designs.

Local Touring

Situated at the start of the Granite Belt, Queensland’s wine and fruit growing region, you will be surrounded by world-class vineyards and orchards. The area is also rich in natural beauty with both the Girraween National Park and Sundown National Park on your door step.

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