The Burrundulla Public School was built in the gold rush days of the 1850s. It operated as a school for close to 100 years. Its charm has been beautifully preserved and now operates as self contained cottage. It has a beautiful queen bedroom. The rooms are very comfortable and there is a large lounge / dining room with fire place in the main house.
The kitchen is clean and modern with a good range of facilities should you wish to cook.
We have a washing machine, ironing equip, heated towel rack and hair dryer to ensure you don't go without household facilities.
There is Free Wi-Fi, mini bar and several nice places to sit outdoors and take in the beauty.
It is an ideal place for couples who wish to explore Mudgee's vineyards. olive groves, cafes and district and are looking for a nice place to base themselves. We consistently receive complimentary remarks from our guests on the beauty and comfort of the Old School House.
Ideally located on the Sydney side of Mudgee. It's in the country and just a scenic 5 minutes drive through vineyards and rich river flat farming to get into the town of Mudgee.
Please note pricing on this website for booking the cottage only. Extra charges apply for use of the adjacent motel style and third bedroom which is located 20 metres from the other rooms. Group discount rates apply.
A suggestion is to start the day off with a very pleasant 15 minute walk to the beautiful Mt. Frome district where the Cudgegong River flows. There are many good fishing spots and swimming holes in this area to explore. You can wonder through rich grazing country and get up close to horses and cattle that roaming freely.
Upon your return from your morning stroll, we can cook you a full breakfast with eggs from our free range hens or provide a continental breakfast. Have your breakfast on the school verandah or courtyard taking in the morning sun. (pls note hot breakfast must be booked the day prior). Continental breakfast consisting of a range of cereals, fruit juice, toast and spreads to provided free of charge.
Mudgee and the surrounding district has many interesting places to visits. These include the wineries, museums and picnic spots. We can advice you on the best places to go. Some of which a little known even to the locals. There are many spectacular drives and bush walks to enjoy.
For the evening we have a cozy fireplace indoors and camp fire outdoor, enabling you to star gaze at the crystal clear skies. A fully equipped kitchen and BBQ are also available.
Naturally there is plenty of room for children to play on the lawns. We even have a tree swing and some unusual improvised sitting scattered amongst the gardens.
Friendly pets are most welcome to enjoy the property. We can arrange a safe compound and kennel for your dog.
We have plenty of safe parking next to the accommodation. It is suitable for vehicles with trailers. There are no stairs to climb.
The School House is set amongst beautiful manicured gardens. It has many charming features designed to capture the essence of the Victorian era. It has a small olive grove and an abundance of fruit trees. There are views of farms, live stock, vineyards and the surrounding hills in every direction.
Burrundulla Road is a favourite stretch of road in the district for cyclist largely due it being flat, scenic with little traffic. We can arrange bike hire if you like to ride the district.
We are located only 20kms from Lue, which features one of Australia's best trail bike and enduro parks. The Old School House is an ideal base to locate yourself and kick back after a hard days riding. We have a large shed equipped with tools for you to tinker on your bike ready for the next days riding.
We have a huge camp kitchen for you to enjoy. We offer camp fire and bbq facilities to enjoy the beautiful outdoor surroundings.
Mudgee itself has plenty of great coffee shops, restaurants and licensed venues to enjoy, all within walking distance from each other. A cab fare to town is only $15-$20.
We can recommend several excellent places to visit in and out of town.
The Old School House B&B Mudgee will be worth your visit.
We welcome your pets and understand the hassles and guilt of leaving them behind. So bring them along for the visit to Mudgee. Non shedding dogs and cats are welcomed to be in the accommodation with you. Alternately we can offer a kennel just outside your accommodation. We are on approximately 3 acres of land so there is ample room for your pet to roam. Our two dogs are very friendly and playful and will know doubt enjoy the company of visiting pets. Many of our guests enjoy the interaction with our dogs and chooks. It all adds to your stay with us.