Description

Fully self contained 3 bedroom cottage with water & mountain views
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION : Close to all amenities, directly opposite childrens playground & park and only 100m from Talbingo Country Club, Golf Course & Tennis Courts.
SATELLITE T.V.
DVD & Video Player
Comfortable living room
Separate dining
Sleeps 6 adults + 4 kids
Comfortable beds - all with electric blankets
Main Bedroom: 1 x queen bed + one divan (splits into 2 beds)
2nd Bedroom: 2 x king single beds
3rd Bedroom: 1 x queen bed
Rear Room: bunks & spare mattress
Fully equipped kitchen with new electric oven
Microwave and refrigerator
Pillows, doonas and blankets provided
BYO Bed linen (i.e. sheets & pillow cases) or sleeping bags for kids
Linen Service available on request
Portable cot available (by prior arrangement) & toys for the kids to play with
HUGE REVERSE CYCLE AIR CONDITIONER for summer
PLUS LOG FIRE for your winter enjoyment!
2 x toilets
Bathroom with full sized deep bath
Laundry with separate shower recess
Clothes dryer
Large front verandah
Secluded patio at rear
Gas BBQ
Fully fenced back yard
Childrens playground & park directly opposite house
Close to all amenities
OFF PEAK rate from $125 per night (minimum two nights)
PEAK SEASON PRICES 2014
$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
***ACCOMMODATION RATE FOR PERIODS of TWO WEEKS and OVER NEGOTIABLE!
50% deposit required at booking.
50% to be paid at least seven days prior to commencement of stay unless previous arrangements have been made.

TALBINGO INFORMATION:

* 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)

Checkout our IMAGE GALLERY for more photos of BRIDLE COTTAGE, MAPS and of the MOUNT SELWYN AREA!

FACILITIES

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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!!! 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 with Chinese cuisine and steaks. Bookings essential. All parties catered for. 9 Hole Golf course ($10 per adult & $4 per 16 year old and under) & tennis courts for hire available.

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: Australias first interdenominational church etc.

ACTIVITIES

* 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

DISTANCES & APPROXIMATE TIMES TO OTHER DESTINATIONS FROM TALBINGO (according to RACQ database):
* 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.

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.

SUMMER:
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 Bridle Cottage by car. There are many swimming spots in the local creeks, including Jounama Creek.

ALL YEAR:
Golf & Tennis: 9 hole golf course and two tennis courts available at the Talbingo Country Club - just down the road!
Bushwalking: Specific information at the Bridle Cottage, 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. Hume & Hovell Walking Track and Buddong Falls with beautiful scenery and views to name just a couple. This area is a bushwalkers delight!

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Bridle Cottage is rated 3.75 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We had a lovely stay here - plenty of room for the kids & opposite the park is great. We woke up every morning with lorikeets in the backyard and kangaroos out the front. We had another family with us & were cosy but not cramped. Lovely homey feel. Many thanks!
Date published: 2010-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We had a great time at Bridle Cottage.It is a beautiful, cosy and very comfortable house which has enough room for everybody and is very well equipped with everything you need for a great weekend away.We will definitely be back!!1
Date published: 2010-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We didn't want to leave after 4 days!Comming home from the snow, lighting the combustion fire for the night, sitting on the front deck watching the kids in the playground opposite the house, whilst saluting the beautiful sunset with a glass of bubbly...what a life! Seriously, plenty of room for 4 adults, 4 teenagers and 2 kids; huge air con for the mornings and special mention to the extras supplied by our hosts; the slow cooker(great to come home to a cooked meal) more than enough of crockery etc and heaps of storage space.THANK YOU!!!!! We'll be back.
Date published: 2010-07-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from We loved Bridle Cottage!! Our weekend was perfect and we would definately stay again.
Date published: 2008-05-27

Features

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Airconditioning, Washing Machine

2 x toilets & showers
Airconditioning
Barbeque
Clothes dryer
Cooking Facilities
DVD player
Electric Blankets
High chair
Ironing Facilities
Large verandah
Linen service available
Microwave
New Carpets
Open Fireplace
Pay Television
Playground
Portable Cot
Satellite Television
Slow combustion wood heater
Stereo
Tennis Courts
Washing Machine
Water views

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