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Riverside Ranch Holiday Retreat Yamba

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property


*Check out our 'Riverside Ranch Holiday Retreat' video tour on YouTube

Picturesque Riverside Ranch is a spacious homestead retreat with panoramic views of the Clarence River from every room. This unique holiday rental IS the closest rural riverfront accommodation to Yamba's CBD & beaches (only 6 kms, so close you can hear the ocean). Wake to the quiet tranquility of nature without neighbours and enjoy abundant wildlife on walking trails and secluded fishing spots. The westerly aspect of this lightly forested park like property captures stunning river sunrises and moonrises.

Perched only 20 metres from the river's edge this fully renovated 1916 all timber “Queenslander” has cooling breezes and 10 + foot ceilings throughout. The home features a private 6' deep in-ground black bottom fresh water (ionized) pool with waterfall and timber verandahs boasting 180 degree views of the river. Riverside Ranch offers endless fishing and crabbing, as well as a private boat ramp with deep water ocean access (7klms) and 2 klms to Lake Wooloweyah. Horse friendly with acres of riding. Perfect for one or two families, 1- 2 or 3 couples and weddings.

3 bedrooms overlooking rock surround pool & decking with large windows offering spectacular river views

Sleeps 8 comfortably – 1 king, 1 queen, 2 trio bunk beds – no shared bedroom walls – ideal for 2 families or 8 adults

Upper level master bedroom ensuite – 6 person steam room / dual shower / 6' bathtub / his & her sinks

Spacious queen bedroom is perfect for 2nd couple

Huge double bedroom sleeps 4 adults or up to 6 kids with own TV & lounge area

2 downstairs bathrooms include shower, bathtub & 2 toilets

Open plan living – dining room & TV lounge area flow onto screened pool side porch, front verandah and country galley kitchen

Loads of character – Western decor with sumptuous cowhide chairs, leather lounges, piano, authentic quilts and dining room chandeliers

Riverside Ranch is just over the bridge from Yamba’s shopping centre and 8 minutes from CBD and beaches,12 minutes to famous Angourie Point surfing reserve

BYO Horses – stables, paddock, dressage arena and scenic island trails included

Activities from property include fishing, mud crabs galore, boating / waterski / jetski / sail / kayak / SUP / equestrian & private walking trails – get up close to abundant wildlife

300 meter x 20 meter private fishing & crabbing salt water pond (perfect for kids)

Sorry no pets (other than approved horses) No camping

2 car carport and plenty of parking

Linen supplied

7 night minimum

Meet and greet onsite property management

In room masseuse / private island birdwatching guides / riding lessons on your own horse available

Courtesy bus / Taxi service (5 klms to "The Tavern" / 6 klms to Bowls and Golf Club / 7 klms to Pacific Hotel Pub)

More Details


Micalo Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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Riverside Ranch Holiday Retreat Yamba
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The Aussie Exerience

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Riverside Ranch. Our hosts, Fred and Chris, were so friendly when we arrived. Riverside Ranch has everything for the total Australian experience. A breathe taking setting, the river for tranquility and fishing, beautiful paddocks and barn for horses, and roomy accommodations complete with private pool and deck. Frankly, we felt no need to go anywhere, however, it is a short hop into Yamba to the bottle shop, groceries and surf! If you want a comfortable, private getaway Riverside Ranch is for you!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: It was wonderful sharing our property and Yamba with you and your family from overseas. We look forward to seeing you on your next surf trip to Australia. Happy trails! Chris and Fred
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Unreal stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at the riverside ranch, we never had to leave the house! Just a beautiful location, house and outdoors we couldn't believe how peaceful and beautiful it was. There was so much to do, fishing, crabbing, sports, swimming, feeding the horses and relaxing, yet still so close to town. We're so greatful for Fred and Chris and their friendliness, it couldn't have been a better trip! Words or pictures can't do it justice.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks guys! It was a pleasure to have you at The Ranch! Hey you forgot Golf in the paddocks, Volleyball and Surfing at The Point! Please come visit us again. Have a fantastic 2016. Fred n Chris
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2017


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Rates & Availability

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  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 8 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 guests