This is self catering cottage in a quiet valley just 1 hour from Dural.

Map Co-ordinates S33degrees 21.016 E150degrees 58.646

The 4 bedroom stone cottage and stables have been renovated to provide comfortable accommodation in a picturesque setting. 4 bedrooms in the house have 4 queen beds and the converted stables has 2 doubles, 2 singles and a futon sofa. There is a new ensuite in the main bedroom with new bathroom and separate toilet in the house and also in the stables.

The property is set on 16 acres adjoining the state forest on one side and the Macdonald River on the other. Go for bushwalks, visit historic St Albans and Wollombi, bring the boat and laze away a weekend on the river or just sit on the deck and watch the time tick by.

Enjoy cooking your meals on the BBQ sitting back and gaze at the stars as day turns into night in this quiet valley.

Swallows nest is only 1 hour from Dural across the Webbs Creek Ferry at Wisemans Ferry and 10 km up the sealed St Albans Road. The ferry runs 24 hours for your convenience.

Prices quoted are for up to 6 people. Extra persons are $35pn each. (plus a complimentary night in non peak periods if available). $100 surcharge for more than 8 guests.

Public Holiday long weekends for 3 nights are $1300 for 6 people plus $35pp pn (plus a complimentary night if available).

NB linen is NOT provided unless you are an overseas/interstate visitor. Cost is $15ph for these guests.


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had a fantastic weekend Can't recommend this place highly enough. It's clean, very comfortable and really well appointed; great living area with a huge fireplace, a big kitchen and plenty of space for three families with seven children. The view from the verandah is spectacular, the pizza oven works a treat, and the kids loved sleeping in the stables. The area is stunningly beautiful; we did walks, played football in the paddock and of course visited the Settlers Arms nearby.
Date published: 2015-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great spot Our group had a great stay at Swallows Nest. All amenities were excellent and we made great use of the fireplace, pizza oven, verandahs and large dining table that accommodated all of us. We used the river access to drop a line as well. Thanks very much.
Date published: 2015-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great getaway What a wonderful place to escape from everything. Very well stocked with everything you need for a group get-together as well as huge sun drenched deck for the day, huge open fire for cold nights. We had a wonderful weekend
Date published: 2015-08-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Nice place but no water!! We booked the house for a group of us to attend a wedding nearby. The house and the location was lovely. But the day we arrived we discovered the water to the main house was cut off because the pump had broken. We called the owner who said there was nothing he could do. So for the next 2 days we shared one small bathroom for 14 of us. It was so difficult to all get ready for the wedding. It really affected our enjoyment of the place. After our stay there was no apology, no reply to our email!
Date published: 2015-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic getaway! What a wonderful getaway so close to home! The house was beautiful with more than enough space to fit our whole group comfortably. Loved the privacy and enjoyed having outdoor dinners with the wood fired pizza oven. Highly recommended and would definitely stay again. Thanks Brian and Faye!
Date published: 2015-04-26
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St Albans, Swallows Nest is rated 4.7059 out of 5 by 17.
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Dishwasher

DVD player, Stereo
Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave, Dishwasher
Airconditioning, Open Fireplace
Pizza Oven, Graveyard, Quiet serenity, 16 Acres of Bushland, Breathtaking views



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)
* $250 $800 $2100 2 $35 $35
* $300 $1000 $2210 2 $35 $35
* $250 $800 $2100 2 $35 $35
* $500 $1000 $3500 2 $35 $35
* $250 $800 $2100 2 $35 $35
* $300 $1000 $2210 2 $35 $35
* $250 $800 $2100 2 $35 $35
* $300 $1000 $2210 2 $35 $35
* $250 $800 $2100 2 $35 $35


The following dates have a special rate or exception applied. Please note any discounts applicable to these dates will still apply.

  • $500 p/n
Additional Costs
Mandatory costs Optional costs*
Bond deposit $500 p/s Linen an towels supp $15 p/p

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 6 adults. Property has 9 beds and can sleep a maximum 14 people.