Brook Cottage front Garden View 18 photos Summer Evening view Country kitchen Living Room Top paddock Tree house in snow Tree house slide in Summer Mosaic Moroccan bathroom Blue Double Room Queen bedroom with fireplace deck seating and day bed Rosellas feeding on deck Breakfast on deck Sun Room/ Studio Handfeeding Lamal Hand feeding alpacas Front garden in summer Portland Pool
  1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Blue Mountains
  4. Lithgow
  5. #60598

Brook Cottage Farm Retreat

Farmstay, Lithgow

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

8 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bathroom

Description

ABOUT BROOK COTTAGE

Brook Cottage is a 7-acre property located in a secluded valley adjoining Williewa Creek and the town common. The Town Common is a 650-hectare reserve complete with picnic grounds and bush walking tracks.

For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts”

There is an abundance of wildlife in and around the property. King Parrots, Crimson Rosellas, Kangaroos, Possums and the wandering town common horses are frequent visitors. The two resident alpacas Llamahl and baby alpaca Quilo love to be handfed. The adopted kids goats Pablo and Freda are curious and enjoy entertaining you with their goaty antics ;-

Come and enjoy the unique beauty and tranquil pleasures Brook Cottage offers, there are plenty of attractions nearby but Brook Cottage is such a scenic and secluded retreat you'll find it hard to leave

Enjoy the beauty of the countryside with a fresh air walk along the creek, surrounded by towering gums.

What a great time to come up and enjoy, theres plenty of attractions nearby but Brook Cottage is also a tranquil retreat to enjoy on its own

LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Huge Olympic pool in Portland with diving boards that is never very busy as its in a small town. 2 mins

Fishing and swimming is also good at Thompsons Creek Dam 15 mins Lake Windamere 40 mins towards Mudgee or Ben Chifely Dam towards Bathurst 40 mins and in Oberon 40mins.

Or if you prefer a more natural swimming hole you can go to Turon Gates 40mins

There is also a trout farm for fishing 10 mins if you prefer an easy catch

If you have a 4WD there is also another natural swimming spot about 15 mins from Brook Cottage.

JENOLAN CAVES - 50 mins via Tarana, beautiful scenic drive via historic Tarana Pub, great stop off for lunch.

MUDGEE - 1 Hour wine and honey tasting in over 50 vineyards

HOUSE FEATURES

Cosy log fires and wonderful large sunny deck with seating and daybed.

There are 4 double bedrooms, The house sleeps 8 1 x Queen bed with fireplace, 2 x Bedrooms with Double beds, and one bedroom with 2 x Single beds

There is a fully equipped eat in country style kitchen, including a dining table with seating for 8. The large Smeg oven, and pantry stocked with basics make it perfect for cooking up a sumptuous feast.

TWO LIVING AREAS

One cosy living room with slow combustion wood fire, with TV and large collection of DVDs and books 3 lounges with seating for 7.

Separate Sunroom/Artist Studio with views of the creek and windmill perfect for a morning cuppa and a good book.

OUTDOOR DINING

Undercover deck with country views and seating for 8, perfect for a sunny breakfast or lunch, complete with daybed makes it the perfect place to enjoy your meals and while away the day.

The Moroccan mosaic bathroom, features a deep claw foot 1920s bath and mosaic shower. There is a separate toilet.

Cot and high chair available

ACTIVITIES

Children will be happily occupied with the amazing cubby/tree house complete with toys and slippery slide, a huge sand pit, and friendly alpacas and horses to feed.

Walks and bike riding along the creek are also popular 2 mountain bikes included and blackberry picking in February to March is a favourite.

Scenic country drives and day trips to quaint country towns such as Rylestone, Tarana, Mudgee, Bathurst and Oberon are a must do. While the famous Mountain villages of Mt Victoria, Blackheath, Katoomba and the Megalong Valley are also fantastic day trips.

Total seclusion, peace and quiet and no neighbours in sight make 'Brook Cottage' a unique and special place for a rural retreat.

FULLY INCLUSIVE TOURS AVAILABLE

Brook Cottage offers fully inclusive Blue Mountains and Farm Stay Tours. We can pick you up from Sydney with our 3 day/ 2 night tour including The famous Three Sisters and Scenic World, Jenolan Caves, Apple Orchard and Goat Dairy farms. Home Cooked 2 course dinners and hearty country Breakfasts, 2 nights Accommodation and drop back off included From $450 per person midweek, minimum 4 people

LONG WEEKENDS Prefer 3 night bookings, if only staying 2 nights a $50 surcharge applies

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Portland 2 mins Antique shops, Gift shops, Old Cinema, Olympic Pool, Supermarket, Bottle Shop, Chemist

Wallerawang 10 mins, Antiques, Train Station Lolly Shop Cafe & Art Gallery, Lake Wallace -BBQs, Lake, playground and ducks

Lithgow - Hassans Wall lookout, Secret Creek wildlife Sanctuary & Restaurant, Esbank Historic House, Glow Worm Tunnel

Jenolan Caves 50 mins Via Tarana

Bathurst-40 mins Mount Panorama, Historic Houses, Markets

Capertee Valley- 30 mins

Mudgee- 1 hour vineyards, orchards, markets & honey

Tarana- 30 mins Quaint Country Pub ideal for lunch, art gallery

Rylestone- 60 mins Country Town with fantastic bakery, Cafes and Pubs

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Child's high chair Cot DVD player Eco-Friendly Fireplace Games Games room Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Parking Pets allowed Stereo Towels provided Video library Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Brook Cottage Farm Retreat is rated 4.7333 out of 5 by 15.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Escape The house is very comfortable and in a really beautiful area. There are lots of different rooms for guests to do their own thing or plenty of room to hang out together, we liked it best on the deck and in the kitchen. Having a huge oven made cooking for a bigger group much easier too.
Date published: 2016-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very cool house set in a glorious landscape We loved our three nights at Brook Cottage. The house is very comfortable and has plenty of room - we were four adults, three children and one dog, and the house accommodated us all easily. The kids loved the treehouse and the alpacas and goats. We went for walks in the Portland Town Common and a trip to the playground in Lithgow, but mostly we just hung out at the house, sitting on the deck playing board games, drawing and painting, talking, and enjoying the view - not to mention the occasional free-roaming horse running past on the road. The house is decorated with cool paintings and mosaics, has a gorgeous garden, and its original verandah has been enclosed to make a cozy sunroom. The kitchen is well equipped with a big stove, fridge and dishwasher - great for cooking big meals. We are already plotting our return!
Date published: 2015-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! we stayed 2 nights over the weekend for the Glow Worm Marathon in nearby Wolgan Valley. the cottage was very clean and nothing was old and dusty! it was well-equipped with everything we could have needed and there was plenty of wood for the log fires. our dogs had a fabulous time getting to know the alpacas and going on walks around the area. wish we could have stayed longer.
Date published: 2015-06-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed loved the art works and the design of the cottage, however we could enjoy our stay even more if every thing wasn't old and dusty. It seems the property has been abanded. Ragged cushions, worn off beddings and sofa, spiders and flies inside(no window screen), smelly bathroom (as we walked in), rusty and broken outdoor furniture and messy gurden.
Date published: 2015-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional property and wonderful for children Brook Cottage is an amazing spot. Our children absolutely adored the treehouse (has to be seen to be believed), the horses and the alpaca's as well as the great sandpit, swing and evening strolls through the nearby area. We were able to sit on the deck watching the kangaroos while the children played happily. Absolutely gorgeous spot and is well worth a visit. The cottage itself is beautiful and has lovely artwork throughout; we'll definitely be heading back there.
Date published: 2014-10-07
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