Harper's Mansion, Berrima
Harper's Mansion is listed on the NSW Government Heritge Register as a property of State heritage significance. The circa 1835 house is a fine example of a colonial Georgian residence and is furnished in period style. The house is set in two acres of strolling gardens of cool climate heritage plants overlooking the historic village of Berrima and features one of the largest hedge mazes in Australia.
The house was built by James and Mary Harper just after Berrima was gazetted in 1831 and presents an inspiring story of a proud early Australian family. The ownership of the property by the Catholic Church is remembered in the
Harper's Mansion is open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 10.30am until 4.00pm. Harper's Mansion is open at other times for tour groups by appointment. Closed Good Friday and over Christmas and New Year.
Harper's welcomes enquiries from schools and invites teachers and students to participate in our Education Program.
The Garden and Maze can be hired for events including weddings and is an ideal location for period photography and filming with the maze and Georgian house as a backdrop.
Harper's Mansion is a participant in the Companion Card programs