Enjoy the peace and quiet of a family -friendly farm cottage on "Yoorala" - a large working beef property in the Byron Hinterland.
Built in 2006, Mara-Joy Cottage is very spacious-- 130sq.m
It has an open-plan design and is very light and airy. See floor plan in the photos
If you want personal space -You have the ability to spread out and find a quiet sunny spot indoors or outdoors - to read, gaze or just contemplate.
The cottage sleeps 4 persons in 2 bedrooms.
One bedroom with 1 Queen bed and 2 single beds in bedroom 2.
The 1 bathroom has a shower/toilet/and has laundry facilities.
There is the option to sleep an extra person - on KS day-bed in the family room .
A separate studio can also sleep a couple - suit Gran and Pop??. Extra charges apply.
The Cottage has a very large kitchen, dining and sitting area.
There is also a separate- 8m x 5m - TV/family room ...- Both these sitting areas have extensive farmland vistas.
The large covered outdoor deck facing north with BBQ facilities has spectacular views to the Nightcap Ranges and Congdon Falls.
Flat areas of lawn around the cottage are imminently suitable for kids to run and play -with a short walk to roam and explore Byrangery Creek if you are feeling fit and adventurous.
Guests have access to the farm house heated swimming pool.
The owners live onsite in the original 100 year homestead located 70 m away.
Fencing ensures personal privacy.
The cottage is a short 5 minutes drive from Federal Village and is situated 1 km from roads and traffic, on a private driveway.
You will weave your way over 5 cattle grids.
.At grid 4 watch out for our carpet snake sunning itself across the grid or bitumen. The long stick will gently move him on.
You may also encounter very friendly and inquisitive cattle in the paddocks - also hugging the warm bitumen strips. Tooting and yelling will generally move them off.
In the mornings be woken up by birds and kookaburras and on occasion -when he is in residence -the "bellowing" of our Koala bear.
Sorry -NO PETS.
We do have a minimum stay of 2 days.
Child minding available - on request - charges apply
You are only 5 minutes away from :
Federal Village Store/Bottleshop.
The popular Doma Cafe- open daily for breakfast and lunch.
Jasper Corner and its wedding venue facilities.
Federal Hall and its monthly Saturday night movies with Hall dining.
Centrally located -you are also only
A 15 minute drive to the village of Clunes Store/Bottleshop/Cafe
and the longstanding local Butcher Shop.
15 minutes to the quaint town of Mullumbimby
20 mins to Bangalow with a plethora of cafes, restaurants, fashion stores.
30 mins to "The Farm" - Blue Ducks Restaurant/Cafe -and farm attractions for children and adults.
35 minutes to the beaches and delights of Byron Bay.
Take a further 10 min drive north onto Brunswick Heads - with its lovely river, hotel, cafes and stores - great for children and adults.
Go south to BrokenHead/Lennox Head/Ballina.
We are also a short drive to many diverse natural and scenic attractions in the area such as:
Minyon Falls/Nightcap Range National Park/Whian Whian State Forrest
Rocky Creek Dam.
Each Sunday there are local markets to enjoy -with good food and entertainment in abundance.