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Blue Stone Weatherboard Cottage

Located in Ballarat’s main street, it is hard to believe that this was once a weatherboard cottage. After a little bit of work it has been transformed into a majestic old bluestone homestead that fits in perfectly with Ballarat’s gold-rush era architecture. For a fraction of the cost of solid bluestone, Rustic stone ‘Bluestone Pitcher’ is hard to distinguish from the real thing. Cement sheet Blueboard was applied straight over the existing weatherboards, Then the Rustic Stone was installed. The owners have had many people stopping to comment on the stone and to ask if it is real bluestone, as the colours and shapes are hard to distinguish from natural bluestone.

Bluestone homestead

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