'Shipley Glen' is nestled in the beautiful Grattai Valley, 20 minutes from Mudgee. It offers guests tranquility, peace and can cater for larger groups. Shipley Glen is deal for weekend getaways and family events. With 5 bedrooms, the homestead can accommodate up to 11 adult guests. Comfortable temporary beds are available for extra children.
'Shipley Glen' is a sustainable working farm, with Australian White sheep, cows, chooks, geese and vegetables and fruit in season. You can see more of 'Shipley Glen', on the facebook page 'Shipley Glen Chemical Free Produce'. Guests can try the beautiful lamb and organically grown vegetables available in season, and prepare meals in the well appointed, large country kitchen.
If you don't feel like shopping till you get here, I can leave a excellent meal from farm produce in a slow cooker for you on arrival so you can relax after the drive. A seasonal menu is available.
The warm heart of this homestead is the kitchen and dining room, which opens on to the lounge room with a large slow combustion heater for warmth in winter. Off the lounge room is the garden view room, with a comfortable sofa bed. This room can be open to the lounge, or closed for guest privacy for use as a bedroom.The dining table extends to seat up to 10 people. The deck off the lounge has paddock and tree lined creek views.
All bedrooms have comfortable beds with fine cotton linen and feather quilts for winter, and light weight quilts for summer.
The house garden is fully fenced, lush and green, with flower and vegetable gardens and mature trees. There are garden seats and tables, positioned to take in the farm and garden views for afternoon drinks and backyard picnics.
Optionional Extras at Shipley Glen include:
dinner on your arrival in a slow cooker four guests or more
a breakfast hamper with home made bread, to provide guests with a hearty breakfast on their first morning at the farm four guests or more
Please enquire about extras at time of booking