Is one of 4 cottages, provides a unique cosy accommodation experience for a truly romantic and peaceful getaway. It is located in asylvan setting of trees, hedges, ponds and garden rooms on the estate.

The cottage accommodation for a couple only - not suitable for the elderly or infirm - is totally self-contained and fully equipped for your relaxation.

It is set in the historic 1857 "Southdown" manicured 6 acre gardened estate. Your accommodation gives you access to this Southern Highlands iconic garden and yet you are just 5 minutes from the cafes, antique & boutique shops of Bowral town centre.
There are many vinyards, open gardens and National parks to visit within a 15 minutes drive.

An initial 2 day complementary basket breakfast provided

- "A magical cottage, we loved every minute of our stay a piece of paradise, thank you" Mark & Susan Taylor
- " Our heats will smile whenever we think of Devon Cottage. See you again soon" Jan
- "Devon Cottage is truly a slice of heaven on earth & a perfect way to enjoy "Dolle far niente" ...The sweetness of doing nothing!! perfect in every way, thank you". Donna D -
- "We made all our friend staying at Craigburn (for our friend's wedding) jealous. The attention to details is exquisite - Melanie & Ari.
- " What a beautiful place to spend the first two nights of our honeymoon. Great choice by my husband as feel like a quaint English cottage with Alice in wonderland gardens a surprise around every corner. Thank you for a lovely stay" - Helen & Justin Whealing
- "Wow!!!- where do we start???? The absolute "perfect" getaway that we needed & were both looking for. All boxes were ticked!!! I just wish we stay stayed longer to escape from reality & the rat race. Oh well it means that we will just have to come back again!!! Can't wait!! Thank you !!! " Regards Chris & Sarah
- " I just wanted to thank you for a wonderful stay in Devon Cottage. It was recommended to us by friends and it definitely lived up to their raave reviews. I have been recommending it to everyone I came across so far today." Sinead Connolly.
- " Hi Margaret, It was quite nice feeling as if we were hidden away from the world. We loved our stay and the cottage was just georgeous. Thank you." - Elise Thogersen
- "Despite non stop rain Devon Cottage lived up to our expectations of quaint, peaceful place to take in the beauty of the Southern Highlands. Thank you." John & Liz

WINNER 2014 - EXCELLENCE IN ACCOMMODATION - SHBAwards - Devon Cottage's professionally decorated interior

The original slab walls are from a 1880 fruit picker's hut that has been reconstructed on the Southdown Estate with an extra storey added.

The Cottage has a very rustic interior with an eclectic collection of country & Victorian furniture and bric a brac.

Upstairs the large bedroom/lounge with comfy sofa invites you to relax in front of the TV or you can enjoy the dormer window views overlooking the rose, cottage gardens and ponds.
Downstairs has a cosy living area with lounge, a dining corner and wood fire in winter. An old fashioned period kitchenette provides cooking facilities. The enclosed veranda provides an outdoor room to sit and enjoy the flora.
Reverse cycle airconditioning ensures comfort all year round.

A wonderful romantic hideaway for a couple.

The "Southdown" Estate

Southdown is an historic 1857 estate where old and new gardens and trees are blended into tranquil and timeless 'rooms'.

Wander among the old hedges, and the many cottage, herb, rose and herbaceous gardens. Enjoy the huge old trees, massed bulb plantings, sweeping lawns, pools and ponds, cherry walk, potager, parterre and Shakespear gardens and orchard all of which change dramatically through the seasons. The bird life is abundent.

While at Southdown you can take a stroll around the English-like countryside of Burradoo or take a pleasent 15 minute walk into Bowral for your coffee/lunch at one of the many wonderful cafes.


Rated 5 out of 5 by from an exceptional experience in paradise Devon Cottage is a real gem. We had a perfect stay and enjoyed the rustic & cosy feeling of the Cottage ,an absolutely unique experience. The gardens are unbelievable. We could not have asked for anything more! The feeling of being in the middle of nowhere yet 5 minutes from Bowral is quite extraordinary. Thank you very much for the lovely hospitality during our stay. Stuart & Marg
Date published: 2015-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A comfortable little hideaway for a couple. We enjoyed a lovely few days in "the long barn" situated in a delightful and private garden surround.
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous weekend away Close to town, yet the wonderful gardens makes you feel like you're out of the way. The cottage was probably the nicest place I've ever stayed in the southern highlands. I can't fault it in any way, will definitely be returning.
Date published: 2015-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dream Weekend Thank you for all your trouble in making Devon Cottage such a wonderful place to get away to. No one could have prepared us for the surprise and delight of this most charming accommodation. Many thanks.
Date published: 2014-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great little cottage to unwind and relax in Devon cottage was the perfect place for us to unwind and relax. Great country setting but close enough to the main shops and restaurants.
Date published: 2013-12-19
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Air conditioning, Washing machine, Parking

Entertainment and Family
DVD player, Video library, Games, Stereo, Parking, Books, Hair dryer, Living room, Television
Kitchen and Dining
Kitchen, Microwave, Coffee maker, Dining, Dishes and utensils, Oven, Pantry items, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster
Linen and Cleaning
Linens provided, Clothes dryer, Iron and board, Washing machine, Towels provided
Heating and Cooling
Air conditioning, Fireplace, Heating, Ceiling fan
hip bath , romantic private setting , serviced for extended stays, gardened estate, not suitable for young children, the elderly or infirm, fully equipped kitchen, fully self-contained cottage for 2-3 people, a 2 day complementary basket breakfast, wood fire /electric heaters/airconditioning/fans, single bed in the downstairs enclosed verandah


Last minute deal!

Stay before 08 Jun 2016 for 10% off.

Special offer!

MID WEEK SPECIAL - 3 NIGHTS - $495 Mon - Thurs - 3 NIGHT WEEKEND SPECIAL - $595- excludes last minute specials and holiday periods - check with owner

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
This property has a standard rate of: $295
Unless specified in the rate table or exceptions listed below, the standard rate will apply.
* $275 $630 $1400 2 $50 $0
* $295 $590 $1400 3 $0 $0
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* $295 $590 $1400 3 $0 $0
* $275 $630 $1400 2 $0 $0
* $295 $590 $1400 3 $0 $0
* $275 $630 $1400 2 $50 $0
Additional Costs
Mandatory costs Optional costs*
wood basket $32 p/s extra wood basket $45 p/s
extra person 3 $50 p/s

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 2 beds and can sleep a maximum 2 people.