River Cottage is a handcrafted, self-contained cottage with a wide veranda overlooking the clear shallow waters of the Goulburn River.
The cottage is solar 240v and gas powered with comfortable modern amenities and an open fireplace inside and BBQ outside.
It is one large room with a full kitchen at one end, and a double bed and small couch bed, with open fireplace at the other.
The cottage is well set up for gas cooking, microwave and personal washing facilities, it has a medium size fridge/freezer, a ceiling fan.
There is a charming rustic bathroom on the back with a large claw foot bath shower, and flush toilet. A cosy open-fire place warms the cottage in the winter months.
Complimentary fresh farm eggs and herbs are supplied.
Firewood is supplied over winter months included in price online, additional firewood is $10/wheelbarrow
Additional camping for groups is permitted charges apply.
Explore nature in complete privacy. Meander along the river bed through sandstone gorges, listen to the birds sing or just relax on the sunny wide verandah overlooking the shallow sandy river safe for children.
Wonderful walks and places to explore, read, draw, paint - you will not be able to tell where our property ends and the national park begins see walk map in photos.
The property is over 800 hectares in size and surrounded on three sides by the Goulburn River National Park. It provides walking access to The Drip gorge upstream and amazing sandstone gorges downstream.
It located a 40 min drive 50kms north of Mudgee; 30 min 35 kms from Gulgong; 50 min 80kms from Merriwa and approximately 4-5 hours drive from Sydney, 3-4 hours from the Newcastle/Central coast see maps in photos.
Please note there is:
2 night minimum stay for weekend bookings.
no mobile reception on property,
the cottage does not have media/TV, internet, dish washer, washing machine, or an air conditioner.
The cottage runs off a 240v solar system that is only small 700 watt and is not suitable for running high draw electrical appliances
i.e. do not bring/use rice cookers, electric sandwich makers, high wattage hair dryers as these will trip the system
To check and send emails and social media Wi-Fi is available at the main house where there is limited satellite Wi-Fi access.