Living in Braidwood

Braidwood Community

During the past eight years, there has been a significant population increase with both retirees and young families being the principal demographic. At the time of the last census, Braidwood recorded in the region of three million car journeys passing through the town annually and was highlighted as one of the fastest growing towns.

Braidwood has proved an irresistible magnet to countless artists and writers.  It has featured in the ABC’s Painting Australia TV series. Home to late poet and activist Judith Wright, many renowned living writers and artists such as John R Walker, Jonathon Throsby, Suzanne Belamy, Miles Franklin (award winning writer) and Roger McDonald live in this thriving community.

The town has a rich social life and hosts many popular annual events and festivals including the Braidwood Race meeting, Music at the Creek, Heritage Festivals, Vintage Cars, the Quilt Festival and the Braidwood Show.

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Nothing is more enriching than breathing fresh clean country air and living a relaxed lifestyle. Braidwood’s climate is exhilarating with brisk winter days and mild summers which are highlighted by sea breezes which cool summer evenings.

This is a rare opportunity to build a new home in a heritage listed town within close proximity to the south coast, Goulburn, Canberra and the snow fields.

The residents of Braidwood are proud of the history of their district and their large range of arts and crafts within the community. Braidwood offers a friendly rural community with a vast array of facilities and services. Facilities include a well-resourced hospital and medical centre along with a pharmacy, IGA supermarket and other food outlets including the renowned Braidwood Bakery, various restaurants and cafes, arts and craft stores, the Boiled Lolly Shop and the returned Servicemen’s Club with associated golf, lawn bowls and squash amenities.

Schooling is provided by Braidwood Central School which starts from kindergarten and goes through to Year 12. St Bedes Catholic School caters for children up to Year 6. The Pre-school and Wallace St Early-Learning Centre cater for younger children.

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