1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Snowy Mountains
  4. Tumut
  5. #27726

Platypus Cottage Tumut

Cottage, Tumut

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 bathrooms


Nestled on the banks of the Tumut River, Platypus Cottage offers the very best in self contained accommodation in the Tumut area. Platypus Cottage is situated on a 100 acre working farm just 2.5 km from the centre of Tumut. Secluded & private, yet also within walking distance of town makes Platypus the perfect place for that special getaway. Just imagine relaxing on the huge timber deck overlooking the river with cattle & horses roaming the paddocks surrounding the cottage.The property has 1/2 km of private frontage onto the Tumut River & has some of the best trout fishing in the area. The property also boasts its very own 3 acre island which opens up another 1km of river frontage, perfect for fishing, platypus watching, birdwatching, canoeing, kayaking & boating; we have 2 boat ramps into the river. Your host Brett has a life time of experience fishing the local rivers, creeks & dams in the Tumut area & offers fishing advice to all guests.

Also situated on our farm is ribbonwood Antiques, our barn offers Antiques & collectables sourced from the local area. Six generations of local knowledge ensures your stay will be informed & welcoming.

Stay with the locals on the banks of the Tumut River.

Platypus Cottage

Platypus Cottage

Platypus is our fully self-contained luxury cottage boasting absolute river frontage. This tranquil river setting is very private but situated just 2.5km from the centre of town.

Features include:

Main bedroom with queen bed,TV and en-suite opens directly onto the large deck overlooking the river.

2nd bedroom with queen bed, overlooking river.

3rd bedroom with queen bed.

Three way bathroom with bath.

Large living area with modern decor, quality furnishings and raked timber ceilings opening onto the deck.

Separate dining room.

Large, modern fully self-contained kitchen.


Electric blankets, doonas/ blankets, pillows/ hairdryer.

Reverse cycle airconditioning, TV/DVD, sound system, BBQ area, double under cover parking unique to our accommodation.

Linen included.

Tea, coffee & sugar provided

Large selection of magazines

The cottage is maintained & presented to the highest standards.

We are pet friendly, we charge $20.00 per dog per night. Small well groomed & non hair shedding dogs are welcome inside the cottage, larger hair shedding dogs are welcome but need to be kept outside.

Things to do

The Tumut area offers such a diverse range of things to do and see such as Trout Fishing, flyfishing,snow skiing at Selwyn Snow Fields, water skiing Blowering Dam, the amazing Snowy Mountains Scheme, Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuszko National Park, canoeing & kayaking the local rivers & creeks, horse riding, powered hang gliding over the Tumut Valley.

The town of Tumut offers so much with plenty of pubs, clubs & restaurants, some fantastic walking & mountain bike riding tracks.

The towns surrounding Tumut also offer so much with Batlow the apple town, the old gold mining town of Adelong, Talbingo with the Tumut 3 Hydro Power Station. These are just some of the things to see & do in this diverse & beautiful area. Being a local with a rich family history in the Tumut Valley your host Brett is passionate about what this area has to offer & is only too happy to pass the knowledge & history of the area onto his guests.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Air conditioning DVD player Eco-Friendly Games Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Stereo Towels provided Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Platypus Cottage Tumut is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 14.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very comfortable accommodation We enjoyed our stay. The rooms were well equipped. The kitchen had what we wanted.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great getaway location Had a great relaxing weekend away here, couldn't ask for anything more it was great!
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best spot in Tumut Had a fantastic stay of 5 nights. Lovely property. Very clean and had everything you could need. The location was superb right on the river. Would definitely return!
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property We had a very relaxing holiday. The property was very clean and tidy with beautiful views of the river and farm. Brett was very helpful and gave a detailed instructions on how things work etc when we arrived. Everything was perfect and we would love going back again.
Date published: 2016-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing getaway - Super hospitable Brett (our host) was friendly by greeting us and offering advice and ideas about the area. We stayed in 2 identical cottages, each setup with linen and heating when we arrived. The scenery and animals on the farm were a great change from the city. Brett offered to light the fire for us when we wished and we managed to spend a night at the fire, by the river, toasting marshmallows - YUM! Would definitely stay again. Grant
Date published: 2016-08-10
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