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A unique concept in residential living set amidst the established gardens of Karrara, gilded with the old world charm of Bowral in the heart of the New South Wales’ captivating Southern Highlands.

About our community

Karrara is a fully facilitated living concept. Freestanding superbly stated garden residences incorporate the finest of serviceable modern finishes and level of appointment. Crafted kitchens with energy efficient appliance brands known for their longevity and performance, open plan living with expansive door sets that frame garden vistas and large alfresco areas.

The superb residences, gardens, paths, and nooks weave through the original estate. Change is taking place in Australia, whilst many may still consider the current model of village living, others are rightfully choosing to maintain individuality and independence.

Supported by this option of future adaptability and accompanied with complete facilities for the active retiree who is seeking preferred alternatives for living, Karrara offers this!


Steeped in History

The main township of the province, Bowral established in 1861 steeped in tradition and heritage remains abridged to an earlier era, symbolised by distinguished and extravagant gardens that beautify this province with many now supported and maintained by the national trust.

A strong and supportive community with values from an era when milk came in bottles to the door, the shop owner knew just how you like your ice cream soda and beer was left at the mailbox for the postie at Christmas.

Sited on land the original grant of “Wingecarribbee” made by the Governor in 1823 to the famous explorer John Oxley in recognition of his services, to this day Bowral remains celebrated for maintaining its vestiges to the past.

The elaborate original homestead established in 1863 “Karrara” now incorporating an indoor lap pool, gymnasium, games room and function facilities, crafts rooms and workshop, Karrara is maintained as recreational facilities exclusively for the residents. The community character is enhanced with gardens, paths, and nooks through the fabric of the estate. To maintain these assets they are established as the only common property.

To assist your preference garden styled residences are offered with individual titled allotments and space to establish exclusive ownership. Karrara is located immediately adjacent to the scenic Bowral Golf Club, originally established in 1901, the avid golfer is situated perfectly to advantage a quiet morning game.