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Athenree Cottage at Talbingo

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage


About the property

Fully self contained 3 bedroom cottage in beautiful Talbingo

Close to Mt Selwyn Ski Fields & Talbingo Dam

Fabulous water and mountain Views

PRIME LOCATION: Close to all amenities & rear yard backs onto children's playground & park - just a short stroll across the Park to Talbingo Country Club, Golf Course & Tennis Courts (less than 200 metres).

New carpet & freshly painted

Large screen digital SATELLITE T.V.

DVD/VCR Player

CD Player/Stereo


Ceiling fans

Comfortable living room

Separate dining

Sleeps 9 (+ one fold-up bed)

Comfortable beds - all with electric blankets

Main Bedroom = 1 x King Size Bed

Second Bedroom = 1 x Double Bed

Third Bedroom = 1 x King Size Bed

Rear Room = 1 set of bunks, 1 single bed & one fold-up bed

Fully equipped kitchen

Microwave & refrigerator

Washing machine & clothes drier

Pillows, doonas and blankets provided

BYO Bed linen (i.e. sheets & pillow cases) or sleeping bags for kids

Linen Service Available on Request

2 x sewered toilets (both inside)


Large rear verandah with water & mountain views

Rear Patio with outdoor setting (seats 8)


Fully fenced back yard with room for kids to play

Children's playground & park at rear of property

Close to all amenities

Portable cot available (by prior arrangement) & toys for the kids to play with

Bookings of 3 x nights or less attract an additional $50 cleaning fee in addition to normal tariff.


$300 x 1 night (includes $50 cleaning fee)

$450 x 2 nights (includes $50 cleaning fee)

$650 x 3 nights (includes $50 cleaning fee)

$800 x 4 nights

$1000 x 5 nights

$1200 x 6 nights

$1400 x 7 nights


Pensioner Discounts


50% deposit required at booking.

50% to be paid at least seven days prior to commencement of stay unless previous arrangements have been made.


* Centre of the mighty Snowy Mountain Scheme (one of the greatest engineering feats of the world)

* Birthplace of Miles Franklin (author of "My Brilliant Career")

* Ken Warby - The Worlds Fastest Man on Water - The Record 511.11km/h, 8th October 1978, "Spirit of Australia", Blowering Dam (5 min. from Talbingo)


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TALBINGO LODGE MOUNTAIN ESCAPE STEAK HOUSE AND PIZZA RESTAURANT : Cook your own steak + salad bar, sausages, marinated chicken breast, kids meals, pizzas & desserts. OPEN NOW!!! Under New Management. Open Thursday - Sunday 6pm to late. Call for bookings.

TALBINGO COUNTRY CLUB: Licensed club. Visitors welcome. ATM available. VHS & DVD video hire. Pool & billiard tables. Dining room with beautiful mountain views. RESTAURANT UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. Fabulous new A-LA-CARTE menu featuring Australian and International cuisine. Bookings essential. All parties catered for. 9 Hole Golf course ($10 per adult & $4 per 16 year old and under) & tennis courts available for hire.

COFFEE SHOP: Light refreshments include tea, coffee, cappucino, etc. plus devonshire teas, soup & sandwiches. Features a delightful selection of local crafts and homemade products for sale.

TALBINGO SUPERMARKET: Open 7 days. Stocks all provisions for the holidaymaker. Newsagency, souvenirs, pharmaceutical, groceries and smallgoods, fresh meat to order, hardware, fishing tackle, Post Office, toboggan hire, golf club and tennis racquet hire. Discounted beer, wine and spirits. Computer/printing/internet/faxing, photocopier & laminating service available. Rural Transaction Centre facility includes: Medicare EasyClaim, Centrelink Access Point etc.

TALBINGO SERVICE STATION: All BP products including diesel, fishing tackle and licenses, souvenirs, ice, portagas and SHOW CHAINS. Toboggan hire. Laundromat. Open 7 days a week.

goPLAYoutside: Leisure Equipment for hire and sale. Gear includes: cycling, camping & hiking, kids gear, water sports, destination gear & winter sports.

OTHER SERVICES: Police station, library, medical centre, Post Office, Preschool. Outdoor Ski and Water Hire activities, public phones, Miles Franklin Park, BBQ & toilet facilities, Jounama Creek picnic area, Boat launch areas, Swimming areas, Church: Australia's first interdenominational church etc.


* Talbingo Country Club, Golf Course & Tennis Courts (200m)

* Historic Gold Mining Town of Kiandra and Adelong

* Other Towns to visit: Tumut, Gundagai, Batlow, Cabramurra, Tumbarumba, Adaminaby, Cooma

* Picnics and barbeques

* Great half and full day car trips

* 4WD tracks in National & State Forests (subject to weather & conditions). Snowchains may be required in winter. Some roads & 4WD tracks are closed in winter due to snow.

* Bike Riding and Walks

* Just sit back and relax


* Tours of Tumut 3 Power Station (3 km)

* Yarrangobilly Caves (39 km - 37 min)

* Tumut (43 km - 33 min)

* Kiandra (55 km - 39 min)

* Selwyn Snowfields (57 km - 41 min)

* Adelong (62 km - 50 min)

* Tours of T2 Power Station (70 km)

* Batlow (74 km - 1:04 hr)

* Cabramurra (74 km - 1:01 hr)

* Gundagai (76 km - 1:02 hr)

* Adaminaby (92 km - 1:03 hr)

* Wee Jasper (110 km - 1:47 hr)

* Tumbarumba (111 km - 1:35 hr)

* Khancoban (137 km - 2:18 hr)

* Cooma (143 km - 1:40 hr)

* Wagga Wagga (144 km - 1:53 hr)

* Jindabyne (177 km - 2:14 hr)

* Smiggins Hole (206 km - 2:38 hr)

* Perisher Valley (209 km - 2:41 hr)

* Thredbo (211 km - 2:43 hr)

* Bega (254 km - 3:01 hr)

* Canberra (258 km - 3:10 hr)

* Sydney (446 km - 5:37 hr)

* Melbourne (563 km - 6:10 hr)

VISIT: Batlow for apples; Adelong & Kiandra for gold diggings; Yarrangobilly for caves; the Snowy Mountains, Tumut 3 Power Station, Talbingo Dam, Kosciusko National Park, Bago State Forest, Blue Water Holes, Buddong Falls and much, much more.

FISHING: All year for rainbow trout, brown trout and redfin on Lakes Talbingo, Blowering or Tantangara, or in season in the numerous streams running out of the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. Some good Murray Cod and other native fish are caught in Blowering Dam. Jounama Classic - special fishing & boating weekend in Jounama pondage - occurs annually on last Saturday in October every year. Fishing Rods for hire from goPLAYoutside in Talbingo. Fishing tackle, supplies & bait from either Talbingo Supermarket or Talbingo Service Station.

WINTER: Ski Mount Selwyn. Although Talbingo is below the snowline, the ski slopes of Mt Selwyn are only 40 minutes away via the Snowy Mountains Highway open all year. Mt Selwyn offers 12 ski lifts, at the lowest prices in the Snowies! Toboggan runs and beginners slopes are provided. Also a ski school. Some of the finest cross country ski tours in Australia are a feature of this area. Check out the latest snow report for Mt Selwyn on the world wide web or from Talbingo Supermarket by 8am every morning during the ski season.


Watersports: Talbingo is the centre of immense waterways. Talbingo, Blowering and Jounama Lakes offer 6500 hectares of recreational water for fishing and on Talbingo and Blowering water skiing, sailing, canoeing and swimming are every day activities during the warmer weather. 5 HP, 4.3 metre motor boats and trailers for hire locally from tourist park - no licence required. $55.00 full day and $35.00 half day plus PETROL.

Swimming: A magnificent, safe area has been allocated near Talbingo Dam specifically for swimmers. The views are unbelievable and the water as clear as a bell! This area is just 5 minutes from Athenree by car. There are many swimming spots in the local creeks, including Jounama Creek.


Golf & Tennis: 9 hole golf course and two tennis courts available at the Talbingo Country Club - just down the road!

Bushwalking: Specific information at Athenree, Talbingo Service Station and Tourist Information Centre. Choice of walks in the Kosciusko National Park or the largest state forest in Australia for both experienced and dedicated walkers, as well as for those who love to wander in our natural environment. This area is a bushwalker's delight! Hume & Hovell Walking Track, Buddong Falls, Old Mountain Road, Jounama Creek, Mill Creek Falls, Lander's Creek Falls, Big Talbingo Mountain, Warogong Sugarloaf, Red Hill Road, Cliffords Creek, Blowering Cliffs all have beautiful scenery and views.

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Debbie Midson
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018


Talbingo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 7 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • skiing


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Athenree Cottage at Talbingo
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 6 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Good place for a good family time

  • 4 of 5

Nice village to stay with all convenience of a nice little shopping centre for convenience. Nice property with all facilities and a nice backyard.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable for 2 small families. Older style kitchen, could be revamped.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Basic property , over priced

  • 2 of 5

Basic property, over priced for features in comparison to other properties we have stayed at in Talbingo - functional

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Nice house

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a few days to go to snow. Lovely spot..

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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Clean, well stocked kitchen, everything in working order

  • 2 of 5

Clean, well stocked kitchen, everything in working order

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
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A fabulous property with plenty of space. The kids felt at home. Very comfortable. Everything you ne

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous property with plenty of space. The kids felt at home. Very comfortable. Everything you need for the whole family is there. Talbingo is an amazing place, with lots to explore in surrounding area as well. A wonderful stay. Will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2008
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Other Activities:

Wate/Snow Skiing & Fishing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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