This historic property is located at 11 Amelia Grove, Pitt Town, New South Wales.
Bona Vista homestead, Pitt Town. Cathy McHardy October 2012.
Bona Vista is of high historical significance as a substantial Victorian farm group which survives with its slab outbuildings. It is highly evocative of the nineteenth century character of the higher lands around Pitt Town which were often used for orcharding. The main homestead of Bona Vista is an important Victorian filigree residence. It is probably the most substantial homestead in the immediate Pitt Town area and is a well built residence featuring a broad ogee roofed verandah, fine slate roofing and sandstone walls. The property has connections with the Hall and Johnston families who were large and influential landholders in the district.
The corn shed at Bona Vista is important for its unusual construction and is unique to the Hawkesbury region. Behind is the intact high barn also a feature of the property. Cathy McHardy October 2012.
Part of the lovely garden at Bona Vista with the mature Bunya Pine towering over the property and marking its location in the landscape. Cathy McHardy October 2012.
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