1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Hunter
  4. Barrington Tops
  5. #29150

Water Gums Retreat, Barrington River

House, Barrington Tops

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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Min 2 - 4 nights stay

10 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 bathrooms

Description

Love the wilderness but can't do without the comforts of home? Then Water Gums is for you.

This unique four-bedroom fully self-contained mudbrick and cedar house is right next to the Barrington River, only a short drive from Gloucester. Two of the bedrooms have queen-size beds, one has a double and one has three single beds, plus some mattresses for the extras.Two of the bedrooms are downstairs where the main bathroom and two-person spa are located. The other two bedrooms are upstairs and they share their own shower and toilet.

Satellite wi-fi is available.

Well-behaved and properly controlled pets are subject to a refundable bond.

Water Gums Retreat is the ideal getaway for couples, families and small groups seeking a secluded natural retreat within easy range of the Barrington Tops.

The property enjoys a 320m frontage to the Barrington River. It features beautiful billabongs - one with an outlet to the river, wonderful wildlife and secluded bushland charm. Platypus are commonly seen in the early morning and around dusk.

The slow combustion log fire keeps the house lovely and warm during winter and the large covered deck is an ideal spot for summer outdoor dinning. Fully equipped kitchen and BBQ on the deck.

The house was largely built from locally made mudbricks and features timber slab detailing fashioned from trees felled and milled onsite.

Riverfront seclusion

Water Gums is about 10 minutes from the village of Barrington and the house is just metres from the Barrington River. It features beautiful billabongs - one with an outlet to the river, wonderful wildlife and secluded bushland charm.

Platypus, wallabies, echidnas, goannas, bats, waterfowl and many other creatures are commonly seen here.

Abundant wildlife

Water Gums is a bird-watcher's paradise, with the pre-dawn chorus an amazing daily treat. Nestled among the treetops the house looks out into the branches and greenery, with glimpses of the billabong and river in between the dense branches. It's also a getaway from technology. No phone - not even mobile reception at the house. No television and no DVD player supplied. Just you, your companions and the natural surrounds.

Features

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Balcony Books Children welcome Deck/Patio Dishes and utensils Eco-Friendly Fireplace Games Hair dryer Heating Hot tub Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Toaster
Water Gums Retreat, Barrington River is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Great for the nature lover peaceful and quiet.....
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Warm and inviting... We had a lovely stay, great place to base ourselves to explore The Barrington's! Finally got to see and play in the snow there!
Date published: 2016-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty much everything you need in a Bach!! What a lovely place to retreat to. It rained when we stayed - but that's why we chose this spot. Log by er, trees right there, and the deck was surprisingly large and quite useable even in the rain. For a South Island kiwi outdoors person like myself, this was just perfect. Will likely stay again :-)))))
Date published: 2016-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An escape from it all A lovely spacious house, with a well equipped kitchen, very comfortable beds and in a quiet, peaceful location. If you have access to your own kayaks or lilos, there are beautiful trips you can make down the river from The Steps a few km upstream. We hope to return again.
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great place to unwind & forget about the rat race We had a very relaxing stay. Came away feeling fully refreshed.
Date published: 2016-04-03
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