1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Snowy Mountains
  4. Cooma
  5. #64070

Old Minton Farmstay - Self contained accommodation

Farmstay, Cooma

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

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Min 2 - 4 nights stay

11 guests
5 bedrooms
7 beds
1 bathroom


For those seeking a peaceful haven discreetly distanced from the rest of the world yet still close enough to the conveniences of the village, Old Minton Farmstay is the best place to stay for your next holiday. Located in a peaceful and secluded rural bush setting that is less than 4 kms from Nimmitabel, Old Minton offers a spacious renovated farmhouse with 5 unique bedrooms that sleeps 11 comfortably. Fully self contained, the homestead boasts a huge, well equipped country style kitchen, cosy living room, BBQ verandah and a choice of peaceful spots in the garden to sit and admire the picturesque surroundings.

The farmstay is fully owner operated and the owners live in a separate house away from the guesthouse, so you are guaranteed complete privacy We can however be easily reached if need be and with prior arrangement we offer guided farm tours, feeding the animals plus we can show you the best spots for catching yabbies.

Set on 770 acres in the beautiful High Country region of southeast NSW, the property is home to an attractive and varied blend of native woodlands, rolling hills of open farm land, and an impressive assortment of exotic trees. Kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, and echidnas are in abundance at Old Minton and the birdlife is rich and varied

There are plenty of bushwalking tracks throughout the property, with many leading to some lovely picnic spots that have spectacular views over undulating hills, natural bushland, huge granite boulders and absolute creek frontage.

The farmstay offers affordable, comfortable accommodation and is the perfect place to unwind and treat yourself to a relaxing country experience with no crowds, no traffic noise and no stress It is an ideal venue to reacquaint yourself with friends and family in a calm and peaceful setting with no distractions apart from the kookaburras

Nimmitabel's High Country has four distinct seasons from warm summers to chilly winters when the air is crisp, clean and invigorating. The glorious displays of autumn and spring colour and the unique landscape, make Old Minton a paradise for gardeners, photographers, artists, romantics and anyone who appreciates the beauty of the Australian bush. Come and share our passion for this beautiful part of Australia

Old Minton is conveniently positioned less than 4 kms from the quaint and historic village of Nimmitabel, which is situated approximately 90 mins from either Canberra or the skifields and 1 hour to beautiful beaches. Nimmitabel has a Corner Store, Lolly Shop & Post Office, Woolly Wonders,The Butchers Hook gift shop, the Leather Shop, Crafty Belles, Merrita's Fruitcakes and gifts, Berties Cafe, the Bakery, the Federal Hotel and a Country Club with tennis, golf course and lawn bowls.

You will be spoilt for choice with a number of excellent day trips that will enhance your country holiday experience. Places like Bombala, Dalgety, Jindabyne, Cooma and Bega are all less than an hours drive and offer plenty of things to do. Close by are spectacular National Parks such as the Wadbilliga and South East Forest where great scenic drives and four wheel driving opportunities can be experienced.

Of course many guests who stay at Old Minton simply want to stay on the farm and enjoy whats on offer there Whether you choose to be active or passive, this is one place youll want to come back to again and again and as one of our guests said, a holiday at Old Minton ticks all the right boxes

Please note that on Public Holiday weekends there is a minimum 3 night stay.

Note: Doonas and covers, blankets & pillows are supplied, towels, pllow cases and bed sheets are not, however we can supply them on request for a small charge.

Please note that prices are based on 4 persons and there is a charge per person per night for extra guests.


Huge fully equipped country kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, gas oven/stove, large fridge/freezer, Rayburn wood stove and a massive kitchen table

Comfy lounge room with cosy wood heating,excellent selection of books, TV, DVD player

Main bedroom with queen size bed & antique furniture

Second bedroom with queen bed, BIWs

Third bedroom with bunk beds double on bottom single on top, single bed, BIWS

Fourth bedroom with a single bed & night'n'day

Fifth bedroom with double bed

Large bathroom with separate bath and shower

Second toilet



Charming stone verandah with barbeque

Exquisite stained glass leadlight windows

Approx. 500 exotic trees-maples, oaks, ornamental fruit trees, elms, ashes, birches - stunning variety

Huge dam

Fully fenced yard around the house-safe for kids

Gorgeous outlook from every room



Canoe in the lake

Take a farm tour with the owners subject to availability and weather

Birdwatching- incredible variety to look at without even leaving the house

See kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and echidnas

Handfeed our friendly sheep and George the goat


Cycling/Mountain Biking


DVD and book library, board games

Feed the cows

Relax by the dam, feed the ducks

Go yabbying in the creek

Sit by the fire with a glass of red

Meditate on one of the huge granite boulders

Do absolutely nothing in totally peaceful surroundings

Visit the historic village - explore the Heritage Trail, get some retail therapy at The Leather Shop and The Butchers Hook, sample some of the delights in any of the eateries, satisfy your sweet tooth at the Lolly Shop, browse through the amazing fibre creations at Woolly Wonders, select some handspun wool to knit a scarf, find that book you've been searching for at The Corner Store, join the locals for a cold beer at the club

Day tripping - there are some fabulous destinations in the area Beaches AND the skifields are close Great tourist drives, national parks or just stay on the farm and enjoy the beautiful surroundings


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Washing machine

Child's high chair Dishwasher DVD player Iron and board Kitchen Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Washing machine
Old Minton Farmstay - Self contained accommodation is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 22.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rare find - amazing tranquil farmstay we had an amazing time here - Paul & Bronwyn are great hosts who - if you are interested - show you around and tell you all about their amazing land. Highly recommended for those who love peace and quiet, nature and animals:)
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice and quiet! It's a great property, nice and quiet. They had a canoe available for us to use at their lake which was a great and fun surprise.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING PLACE TO STAY! WOW! What a gorgeous place to stay! Set on 770 acres, there is so much to do! We spent our days canoeing and our nights relaxing by the fire place roasting marshmallows! We will be coming back in winter so we can enjoy christmas in july in the snow! The owners are lovely and took us on a tour of the farm and we even got to ride on the back of the ute on haybales! Feeding the animals was another highlight of an amazing overall stay!
Date published: 2016-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful tranquil property Four friends stayed here for two nights, we were after a place where we could relax and forget about the stress of city life. What we found at Old Minton was beyond expectations, the home was comfortable and welcoming with a warm country kitchen, cozy lounge and bedrooms, there were stunning views of the dam and surrounding countryside and loads of wildlife. Host Paul was most helpful and friendly, the only downside was that we had to leave and would have liked to stay longer to fully experience all that Old Minton has to offer. We all agreed that we would be back with our respective families, and highly recommend Old Minton as a wonderful place to stay.
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice, comfy, clean place Loved the scenery and the stay. The heat coming from the wood fire gives a true cozy feeling in the long winter nights. The owners were easily accessible. Our only concern was the lack of heating in the bedrooms, specially when you pay for extra adults. However, it was a nice stay and I loved the location.
Date published: 2016-08-11
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