Description

Saumarez Homestead located in Armidale city. It's a stunning rural property open to visitors to tour through the historic homestead, stunning out-buildings, gardens and grounds. It is a perfect setting for events or just a weekend tour with lunch or morning tea. Trees were felled to provide wood for cooking, heating and building. Water was pumped from the wells...

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Saumarez Homestead located in Armidale city. It's a stunning rural property open to visitors to tour through the historic homestead, stunning out-buildings, gardens and grounds. It is a perfect setting for events or just a weekend tour with lunch or morning tea. Trees were felled to provide wood for cooking, heating and building. Water was pumped from the wells or the creek. Take a guided tour through the White family’s 30 room Edwardian mansion complete with original furnishings. Stroll through Mary White’s garden, with its Edna Walling style cottage garden, the picking garden and the lawns.

The facility provided is Guided tours for casual visitors and bus tours by appointment. The Saumarez Centre is popular for weddings, celebrations, small conferences and meetings. Lunch and other refreshments can be booked,. Café, National Trust Gift Shop. Parking and School groups welcome. Special educational programs available for all age’s children.

A large stable and barn which can accommodate very large parties and has brick floors, power and water. Alternatively, there is the function centre, a relatively new building with a function room that can be divided in two and seats up to 95, a small modern kitchen, and a courtyard which can accommodate a small marquee and dance floor.

Synonymous with grace and style, the grounds, farms and Saumarez Function Centre can accommodate groups from 60 to 1600 in a truly Australian rural setting. There are 5 different type function space available Visitor Centre whole function room is a use of the visitor centre function room with folding door pulled back. Capacity up to 95. Hiring time can be from 10:00am to midnight. Visitor Centre half function room for use of the north end of the function centre. Capacity up to 60. Hiring time can be from 10:00 am to midnight. Jackson Centre is use of the function area. Capacity up to 150. Hiring time can be from 10:00am to midnight. Gardens or Grounds it use of the gardens or grounds for a daytime ceremony and/or reception. 30 Chairs are included. Hiring time can be from 10:00am to midnight.

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Catering Options

Mobile Bar

Event Rooms

Visitor Centre Whole Function Room

Min 10 people, Max 95 people

Visitor Centre Half Function Room

Min 10 people, Max 60 people

Jackson Centre

Min 10 people, Max 150 people

Gardens Or Grounds

Min 10 people, Max 100 people

The Saumarez Homestead

Min 60 people, Max 1600 people

Accommodation

Standard Room

30 Rooms
2 Adults