Built circa 1903, Blue Hills Cottage is a restored federation timber farmers cottage with air conditioning and wood fire heating ideal for chilly Winter nights. Blue Hills Cottage was once home to generations of pioneering farming families. The property lies at the foot of the sheer, majestic Lansdowne Escarpment and borders Coorabakh National park. Stunning valley views are to be had from the Flat Rock viewing platform located on the rim of the escarpment above the property. This is a popular spot for local bush walkers, hikers and visitors to the area.
Surrounded by nature's garden, Blue Hills is home to many protected native birds and animals. An inspiring location for artists, photographers, bird watching, bush walking, recreational horse riding and for those simply seeking a reprieve from the fast pace of city life and 21st century technology.
Blue Hill cottage is tastefully period furnished and the kitchenette ( no oven due to council regulations ) is equipped with tea, coffee, milk, electric kettle, toaster, fridge, large electric frying pan, microwave oven, jaffle maker, crock pot, kitchen and cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery and glassware to serve six.
The gas fuelled oven barbecue located on the internal verandah is ideal for grilling your favourite cuts of steak, prawns, fish and cooking the perfect roast! The featured separate gas ring burner is ideal for cooking rice, pasta etc.
The stove top of the wood heater in the living room is ideal for heating soup and after dinner enjoy roasting marshmallows in front of the fire on chilly Winter nights.
Bedrooms: 2 plus a Summer sleepout.
The cottage comfortably sleeps 4 adults. Maximum 6. $20/person/night extra for guests exceeding 4.
Bedroom number 1 has a queen size four post bed.
Bedroom number 2 has a Queen Anne double bed.
Both beds fitted with new electric blankets.
Bedroom 3 located off the internal verandah suitable for summer only. It has 2 single size beds.
linen, blankets, pillows and towels are provided.
Situated off a 3km unsealed road 5 minutes from the Upper Lansdowne village. 25 minutes (27kms) north of Taree Airport and 45 minutes south of Port Macquarie.
Reservation and cancellation policy:
A non refundable 10% deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance payable in full one month prior to the booking date.
Payments less the deposit and transaction fees are refundable for cancellations made up to 7 days prior to the booking date. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the booking date are not refundable.
Guests agree to pay the owner for any damages incurred by the guest or visitors of the guest to the building, furnishing and equipment with the exception of accidental breakage to glassware and crockery.
"For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts"
Information regarding this property.
For our Guests' enjoyment, a remote control operated stereo system is connected to the television to play CD's and dvd's.
The television is via VAST satellite and provides all free-to-air digital channels.
Mobile phone reception is not always reliable.
The property is located off an unsealed road 5 minutes drive from the village of Upper Lansdowne.
Dogs are not generally permitted however we can arrange for you to stay at our sister cottage close by where dogs are welcome.
Bring your horse!
We can provide a safe fully fenced paddock right beside the cottage with fresh water on tap. The surrounding area is excellent for horse riding.
"Blue Hills Homestead"
586 Hogans Road, Upper Lansdowne 2430
nearest x street Muddy Lane