Capella

  • The spectacular Peak Range creates a dramatic backdrop to Capella. Make Capella your base while exploring the Central Highlands. The 'Peak Downs' Homestead is Australia's largest restored shingle roofed station homestead. Built in 1869 from local pit sawn spotted gum, the Homestead is a tribute to 19th century carpentry. The wall wood slats are cut on a 12 degree angle top and bottom and mortised into the square studs. The Homestead is in the Capella Pioneer Village complex at the northern end of Capella's main street. The village is also home to the 'Gordon Downs' Woolshed and a comprehensive collection

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