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THE “SHEARERS QUARTERS” AT KIMO

 

The shearers quarters have gained a new lease on life.

Containing 3 Double and 3 Twin bedrooms. The "Mess Hall" is a great room for dinner parties and is just off the huge "Cooks Kitchen" which has a large oven, full fridge and dishwasher. The "Wash House" retains it's authenticity but gains some privacy from its renovation and the "Out House" retains everything. This is a really Rural Australian Experience for those looking for something a bit different. It will amaze both International guests, country cousins and city folk alike.

 

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The Shearers Quarters, fall in love with authentic rural Australia.

Embrace the Rustic Elegance of a Bygone Era in “The Shearers Quarters” at Kimo Estate

Nestled in the picturesque setting of Kimo Estate lies the historic Shearers Quarters, a unique accommodation offering that harkens back to Australia’s rich pastoral heritage. The Shearers Quarters, traditionally the heart of any bustling Australian farm, played a crucial role in the sheep-shearing industry, housing the hardworking men who were the backbone of rural life.

A country scene with a set of shearers quarters. There are multiple cars parked and people busying themselves

Historic Significance with Modern Comforts

The Quarters have been thoughtfully renovated to provide modern comforts while preserving their historical charm. In the 1940s and 50s, shearers’ quarters were essential to Australian farms, reflecting a time when shearers traveled from property to property, contributing to the thriving wool industry. The quarters at Kimo Estate embody this significant period, offering guests an authentic glimpse into rural Australian life.

Experience Authentic Farm Living

Comprising six cozy bedrooms, a large rustic kitchen, and a communal dining area known as the “mess hall”, the Shearers Quarters are ideal for families or groups seeking a unique farm stay experience. The new wrap-around deck offers stunning views of the estate, inviting guests to relax and soak in the tranquil surroundings.

Sustainability and Heritage Combined

In line with Kimo Estate’s commitment to sustainability, the renovation of the Shearers Quarters utilized recycled materials, ensuring that nothing on the farm goes to waste. The quarters are adorned with decorations found on the estate, each telling a story of the land and its history.

An old 1905 shearing shed of galvanised iron and timber stands proudly in the last of the sunset

A Gateway to Nature and Wildlife

Situated in the heart of the working farm, close to woolsheds and cattle yards, the Shearers Quarters offer an immersive experience in farm activities. Nearby nature reserves and wetlands provide a haven for birdwatching and listening to the chorus of frogs, creating a perfect blend of agricultural heritage and natural beauty.

Book Your Stay at the Historic Shearers Quarters

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of rural Australia at Kimo Estate’s Shearers Quarters. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or an authentic farm experience, our Shearers Quarters are the perfect choice for those looking for unique Gundagai accommodation. Experience the legacy of Australia’s shearing history, beautifully preserved and waiting for you to explore.