An 80acre sheep/cattle grazing and olive producing property just 2hrs South of Sydney nestled between the Southern Highlands (Mittagong) and Tablelands to the south (Goulburn).
DEAR GUESTS PLEASE:
-please check that bedding arrangements are suitable for your group first.
- only enquire for dates actually available (after you have read through the description below and note that due to regulations the bedding capacity cannot be exceeded)
-we have a $500 security bond
-there is no binding agreement until a deposit has been received.
-full payment terms and booking conditions are sent to you in our reply.
YOUR PRIVATE COUNTRY RETREAT OFFERS VALUE FOR FAMILIES AND GROUPS WITH A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF FEATURES such as:
REAL HANDS ON ANIMAL FEEDING AND INTERACTION.
LARGE GAMES/PLAY/ENTERTAINING ROOM next to cottage
EXTRA FRIDGE AND BATHROOM
SCREENED PERGOLA with large dining setting ideal for gatherings.
PLAY EQUIPMENT and plenty of room in large house block.
CAMPFIRES domed by a million stars with outdoor cooking -seasonal.
TENNIS COURT adjacent to property.
OLIVE HARVEST IN MAY and olive tree sales.
WOOD FIRE for your winter escape.
CALMING PASTORAL VIEWS TO THE DISTANCE
We allow FUNCTIONS AND EVENTS with additional guests -small cost/ conditions apply.
HISTORIC SANDSTONE CHURCH available for weddings and christenings.
Far from urban life, our COSY COUNTRY COTTAGE features:
Single level open plan living with very well appointed kitchen.
3 bedrooms (max 11 persons-not wheelchair suitable).
Convenient internal 3 way bathroom, extra sink and additional bathroom.
Beds made with all linens supplied including pool towels.
Clean, convenient, comfortable and recently renovated.
Everything for a home away from home.
Ground level verandah surrounds with BBQ and lots of outdoor furniture to be utilised around the property.
We take pride in responding to guest needs and making your stay the best it can be with hosted animal feeding ute excursions and any assistance you may need including fires lit.
Once you arrive you will feel far from urban life:
REST ON A LOUNGE IN THE SUN OR HAMMOCK IN THE SHADE
CHILL OUT IN THE POOL after your BBQ
Bring your BIKE or WALKING shoes to enjoy the location.
PLAY indoor/outdoor GAMES
Enjoy the view while the children enjoy the TRAMPOLINE AND SWINGS
Soak up the QUIET PEACEFULL SETTING-sleep in and recharge without disturbance.
Sit under the STARS BY THE CAMPFIRE
TASTE REAL FREE-RANGE EGGS after visiting the ducks, geese and chickens.
INTERACT with the friendly sheep, cows and alpacas, they all have personalities!
The FROG AND BIRD ORCHESTRA serenades you while you chill out.
Take a chair to the TOP OF THE GROVE to enjoy a drink with a view.
Experience a COLOURFUL SUNRISE OR SUNSET as the elevated house block allows you to take in the vast sky and colours of the land as the seasons change.
SPOT a local WOMBAT or KANGAROO and the VISITING SEASONAL BIRDLIFE.
The OLIVE GROVE with guest harvest in late April/May features complimentary olive curing to take home and the olive trees are on their way to producing an interesting blend of table olives. Sometimes we press for oil and it is for sale if in stock. OLIVE TREES of various sizes and varieties are FOR SALE and are an ideal fruiting garden tree that can be shaped to size.
Stay in the same area, which was hand picked by Hannibal Macarthur, as prime grazing land back in the 1800's. Local farms in the area still carry large numbers of sheep and cattle .Read about how the little pocket of Big Hill got it's name and was settled.
WALK TO THE HISTORIC SANDSTONE CHURCH BUILT BY CONVICTS and which still holds services and weddings with a non-denominational service every 4th Sunday of the month in a casual bush style where you can yarn with some locals over a cuppa afterwards.
We assist with information if the tourism bug bites, and it's not far to travel for:
Sporting events like cycle rallies
Festivals such as Brigadoon
Wineries and restaurants
Weekend markets and activities proliferate the calendar year.
Detailed info about all our FEATURES AND INCLUSIONS are emailed in our replies.
WE HOPE TO HOST YOUR COUNTRY GETAWAY SOON.......