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Comfortable Qeen bed with crisp linen
Comfortable lounge with single bed
Breakfast in the garden
Following the creek
Fantastic views and walks
well equipped kitchen
Sunroom for that early morning cuppa
Platypus nest area under the old bridge…
Apsley Falls Walcha, picnic area and walks
Garden early morning
Full house, Willie Wagtails in the cottage
We are located 40 minutes north of Tamworth and 10kms west of Bendemeer in a peaceful valley. Enjoy waking up to bird calls, views of rolling hills and gumtrees. An early morning cuppa on your sun drenched verandah overlooking the paddocks as the cattle graze, is a relaxing way to start your day.
Have a stroll by the creek or walk among the cows and calves as they graze. Or we can drive you up to Sunset Ridge where you feel on top of the world looking down the valley.
A gourmet breakfast, included in the tariff, consists of juice, fruits, free range eggs and fresh herbs picked straight from the garden, finished with homemade jams, tea or freshly ground coffee. Local produce is used when in season.
Or should you prefer, a breakfast basket can be brought to the cottage to have at your leisure.
Delicious dinners are also available and require advance notice please. (72 hours is preferable)
Or for a romantic celebration, a candlelit dinner, soft music and later check out are our specialty.
We are environmentally friendly and non-smoking.
Visit craft shops, wineries and lavender farm, in the local area, and further afield antique shops, museums, woollen mill, berry farm, waterfalls and gorges.
We can arrange for a helicopter flight over the gorges, a picnic lunch and pick up from the front paddock.
Go trout fishing in the McDonald River or at sunset look for the platypus under the old bridge.
Visit Walcha with its street sculptures and art gallery.
Bendemeer hosts a rodeo (Feb 2014), 'Colours of Autumn' Art Show (4th - 13th April, 2014) and the tri-annual Grey Fergie Tractor Muster in March 2015.
Other events in the area are Autumn Festival in Armidale; Food & Wine Festival (April) and Thunderbolt Festival (October) in Uralla. Monthly markets in Kentucky.
In Tamworth the Long Lunch is held in April under the trees in the park, farmers markets and craft markets, national dressage championships, national showjumping championships, and many more top class horse events.
We are halfway between Sydney and Brisbane so spend a few days exploring the beautiful New England region, or have a relaxing stopover.
You will leave invigorated by the fresh country air!
Farm Cottage - sleeps 3 - contains a queen size bedroom and a single bed in the lounge room. Front and back verandahs are enclosed and provide a lovely suntrap for that early morning cuppa or just reading and relaxing.
The kitchen contains an electric oven, a microwave, medium size refrigerator and basic cooking utensils plus a gas BBQ. A selection of Twining teas and plunger coffee are always available.
All linen, doonas and blankets, electric blankets, fans and heaters, cd player, highchair, hairdryer, magazines and books are provided. No TV and limited mobile reception.
We are no longer pet friendly.
Farm Cottage is a non-smoking environment.
We are members of: New England Bed & Breakfast Farmstay Assoc.
Inland NSW Tourism.
Pricing and Location
Farm Cottage,is situated 10kms west of the New England Highway at Bendemeer. B&B signs in Bendemeer will direct you to us (we are the only B&B). Our road is partially unsealed and travel time from Bendemeer is about 15 - 20 minutes.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are relying on a GPS, make sure you type in Bendemeer as your destination, via the New England Highway. Our road is 61kms long and is numbered from the Manilla end. We are finding some guests GPS' are taking them to Manilla, which adds an extra hour and a half to your travel time.
Bendemeer is approximately 3.5 hrs from Port Macquarie, 45 minutes north of Tamworth, 60 minutes south of Armidale and 60 minutes east of Manilla.
$150 per couple per night - exclusive use of cottage
$110 single for first night
$100 single 2nd night or more
$75 p.p.p.n. for 2 singles
For weekly rate please contact hosts.
Includes big farm breakfast each morning in the garden (weather permitting) with the birds to serenade you!
2 night minimum on holiday weekends, Easter and school holidays.
A deposit will be required to confirm your booking. Details will be forwarded as required.
- Clothes dryer
- Cooking Facilities
- High chair
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Tennis Courts
- Washing Machine
Nightly rate of $150 is per couple. Nightly rate for single person $110 first night $100 subsequent nights. Two night minimum for Holiday weekends, Easter and School holidays. For weekly rate please ask for quote from owners. Full breakfast each morning included in all rates .
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 2 beds and can sleep a maximum 3 people.
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