Our lovely B & B and home, View 24 photos Our friendly Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Molly. Main bedroom with large ensuite (Queen sized bed) 2nd comfy Queen sized bedroom Winter view from your dining room and lounge area Your breakfast & coffee bar with Alcheringa Artwork Alcheringa's front gate in the June snow Early winter's morning through Snowgum woods on our property Early June powdery snowfall...by the pond Young fallow deer on our property, June 2015 Take a walk in the Ingebirah snow..June, 2015 Wallabies on our property, even in snow Enjoy the spirit of Christmas in June, July or even, August! Our view looking towards the Alps... Another beautiful sunrise;  Winter 2015 June snow with full moon overhead A brilliant orange sunset mirrored in the pond, in June. Thick powdery snow on our front eastern boundary. Our driveway with an early spring snowfall. Another snowy day in winter on our property Our enchanting Echidnas visit when least expected! Mother Red Neck Wallaby with her joey just outside the window. Our view in Spring Molly our Pyrenean Mountain dog.  She loves the snow and children!
  1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Snowy Mountains
  4. Jindabyne
  5. #150050

Alcheringa Alpine Retreat

B&B, Jindabyne

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom

Description

From an elevated position with sweeping, uninterrupted views of the main alpine range, snow covered in winter, Alcheringa Alpine Retreat is a high quality small B & B, facing north on acreage, that offers excellent levels of warmth, comfort and hospitality. It is one of few properties in Australia that is a permanently occupied home above the snow-line at 1300 metres.

It is an ideal get-away-from-it-all B & B, yet still within 20 minutes on an all weather road from Jindabyne with its excellent shopping and restaurants/cafes. Catering for up to a maximum of 4 persons within only one party, it is particularly suited to a single person, a couple, a small family with one older child, or 2 maximum of 2 young children, or possibly a small party of 3/4 adults who know each other and are willing to share the en-suite bathroom. ALL RATES INCLUDE A CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. THE BASE RATES QUOTED ARE FOR UP TO FOUR PEOPLE STAYING IN ONE PARTY.

Note: Our family also has a lovely Stayz property on the Mornington Peninsula Vic. which you might like to also consider, as a seaside alternative; Stayz Property No 152318: McCrae Lodge.

Alcheringa is a wonderful place for children to safely run free and play, whilst still within a fully fenced and gated property. In the acre and a half immediately in front of the house they are in full view. When snow falls and settles, the opportunities to have fun just multiply Alcheringa is the complete opposite to apartment/town house accommodation.

The accommodation consists of;

A main double bedroom with queen sized bed & adjoining large en-suite bathroom; the room has lovely garden views.

A large lounge dining room exclusively for guests, with sweeping views of the alps from its bay windows. This room also includes a wide screen TV, Blu Ray DVD/CD player, AND FROM JANUARY 2016, FOXTEL PLATINUM, There is an excellent and enclosed wood burning fire with safety surround for children.

A second double bedroom off the lounge/dining room with a queen sized bed. This room has charming garden views to the rear of the property.

An enclosed entry sun-room and small hall to handle coats, boots, skis, etc.

Ample easy level parking on hard stand.

The breakfasts at Alcheringa are continental style. Guests also have their own small refrigerator/freezer, and breakfast buffet table with kettle, toaster, coffee machine, milk frother etc. so that tea and coffee can be made at any time.

The house is fully double glazed and insulated, and thus offers a high level of warmth and comfort all year round. Most of the year the wood fire is just for ambience; although there is extra heating in the en-suite bathroom. Potable water comes from a permanent spring, deep under the montane plain in front of the property. Electric power is reciprocated with the grid from a 4.2 KW photovoltaic, solar system on the roof, making the homestead a sophisticated energy efficient property.

There is never any lack of things to do;

Walk 3 acres of close mown lawns and paddocks, looking for, and at, the abundant wildlife that come and go from the property, and out from the wooded areas on the land.

Or just enjoy the beautiful views, with its ever changing weather and light , including clear mountain air evenings with its myriad of stars.

Perhaps enjoy the daily frog chorus from the large pond in the foreground of the house.

Practice your pitching and chipping using our supply of golf clubs and balls.

Then, when sufficient snow is present, try out your ski legs or snowboarding skills on the Alcheringa beginner slopes, or just toboggan, make a snowman, enjoy a snowball contest.

During the evening, or perhaps on inclement days, there are over 100 DVD's to choose from, Foxtel to watch for movies, documentaries etc.,books to read from the small eclectic library, including ones for children and games to play.

There are daily sightings of wallabies, kangaroos, deer, alpine hares, and many bird types, all quite close to the house plus occasional sightings of wombats, echidna, emu, eagles, hawks and alpine skinks.

Further afield, but mostly within 30 minutes, there are;

Skiing at the main NSW skifields which is 35 minutes away to the Perisher Ski Tube, and a further 10 minutes to Thredbo.

All of Jindabyne to enjoy, 20 minutes easy driving.

Easy walks adjacent to the land, 4WD adventures down to the Snowy River & elsewhere, mountain and road biking, canoeing, swimming and sailing on Lake Jindabyne, horse riding, and fishing in the Snowy Mountain rivers and lakes and specialist trout farms.

Play golf at the 18 hole grass greens Snowy Mountains Golf Club at Berridale, where one of your hosts is a Member, you can join in the Club Competitions if you have a Golf Australia handicap. Green Fees are very modest, currently $20 per person, less for Juniors. Except for very rare snowy days this is an all year round course. You can also play the Thredbo course out of the winter season.

The owners also have an active art studio and country furniture workshop on the property. Examples of both are an integral part of the guest accommodation, and all are welcome to join the owners for small tours. If purchases are made, or orders taken, there is a guest discount. We can also arrange special "en plain air" drawing and painting getaways.

There is easy year round access to Alcheringa, although 2WD vehicles may need chains in the depths of winter, which have to be carried anyway for entry into the Kosciuszko National Park.

So please come and join us to enjoy this quite special part on the roof of Australia; and obtain a taste of a comfortable and warm home life at high altitude above the snowline.

Features

DVD player Eco-Friendly Fireplace Free WiFi Heating Iron and board Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Stereo Towels provided Video library
Alcheringa Alpine Retreat is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 27.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Above & Beyond Exceptional hospitality, way above and beyond any of our expectations. A simple review is hard to quantify the amazing stay and time we had but hopefully the below will make the selection process easier for potential stayers. The house is spacious, clean and cosy, surrounded by a congregation of life, including wombats, wallabies, deer and a variety of colourful birds (they might just greet you over breakfast if you’re lucky). At night, you might find your group playing Scrabble by the fireplace, actively “debating” over supposedly real/made-up words. Then deciding that preserving congeniality within the group is a much wiser choice given the trip is only half way through. Clinton & Toni’s passion for what they do is really exemplified as they dotted every i’s and crossed every t’s in making sure it is the best stay possible. Their friendliness, helpfulness and level of service can rival any 5 star hotels out there. Not to mention the serene surrounding with the snowy mountains in the distance pondering the possibilities of the universe as you look up at night at an infinitely sky full of stars and outlines of the Milky Way. P.S. ‘Toni’s soup is to die for’
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Attention to every detail!! Thankyou Clinton and Toni for an amazing family getaway in the snow! Everything catered for....hot breakfast, warm fire and a dog!!! (not to mention the chickens, birds and array of wildlife) Totally recommend - especially for young families.
Date published: 2016-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Special Holiday ! Toni and Clinton will spoil you as exceptional hosts, making sure you get super comfortable in this woods tucked property. We enjoyed our snow-play trips to Perisher and Thredbo with kids and always looked forward for our super dinners freshly cooked and served to us. My kids will remember Molly ( Mountain Dog) and farm chooks for a long time :)
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent perty, Wonderful Hosts We were 2 couples, and we spent a wonderful weekend here in the middle of winter. Clinton and Toni are excellent hosts! They were always ready with helpful tips and suggestions, and always went the extra mile to make sure we were comfortable. They are also great cooks, and their home-cooked meals are highly recommended. And of course, Molly their dog, makes for a very friendly host too! Their property is slightly off the beaten track, about 25 minute drive from Jindabyne. But this makes for a peaceful, calm environment, in the middle of nature. The views across the plains to the snow-capped mountains are impressive, and wallabies & wombats often come to the doorstep. The house itself is very well maintained, having all amenities, and is a very warm, cosy place in winter. A highly recommended retreat. Thank you for your hospitality, Clinton and Toni!
Date published: 2016-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful & Relaxing My partner and I, our 12 year old daughter, her 10 year old friend and Nana, totally enjoyed our 4 day stay with Toni, Clinton and Molly. They made us feel very welcome and their hospitality was more than expected, they could not of been any more helpful. Molly was a hit not only with the kids but with Nana too, :) she is so adorable and the view from the table and outside was beautiful and peaceful. Looking forward to returning again soon.
Date published: 2016-07-21
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