1. Australia
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Morton Cottage - elegant garden hideaway

Cottage, Bundanoon

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom

Description

Morton Cottage is set in the stunning gardens of "Netherhall" c.1903. The cottage used to be an artist studio, and prior to that, a barn. The garden has been lovingly preserved in the style of the era in the planting selection and 'Edna Walling-esque' design.

Themes are classic comfort and modern rustic, with quality linen, furnishings and decor, exposed beams in the cathedral ceiling, and French doors opening on to your verandah.

There is a slow combustion wood fire heater in the lounge, with all wood supplied. Laze on the rug and melt the stress away as you stare into the flames. Or curl up on the couch in front of the fire and pour yourself a good local drop. Read that book. Write that song.

The bedroom is a mezzanine loft overlooking the generously-proportioned lounge. The cosy queen bed has very comfy electric blankets. The bedroom has a bird's eye view over the garden.

The bathroom also has a garden view. There is a full-size clawfoot bath and a range of bubbles and salts to try while you soak out your stress. The floor is of Himalayan sandstone, with fossils visible. There is an instant heater in the bathroom for your comfort on colder nights.

Wander the gardens, listen to the birdsong. The cottage has DVDs, CDs and many paperbacks if you start one, you are welcome to take it home, jigsaw puzzles and games.

There are many birds about. Watch for the King Parrots. The male is red and green and the female mostly green with orange belly. Crimson rosellas, bowerbirds, whipbirds, and eastern spinebills are also frequent visitors.

In the warmer months, sit out on the verandah and watch the sunset. In the evening, take a walk to Glow Worm Glen torches supplied then come home and soak in the full-length claw-foot bath. Of course, all towels and linens provided, as well as a choice of aromatic or bubbly additions to your bathwater.

Bundanoon village and the oval where Brigadoon is held is only a short stroll away, with many treats and treasures to be discovered. There is a choice of good local cafes, pizza and Chinese within short walking distance, and if you'd prefer to stay in, the cottage has a fully-equipped kitchen with a gas cooktop and microwave oven. Some condiments are provided and there is an IGA on the next block.

Hire bikes to explore Morton National Park at Ye Olde Bicycle Shoppe or explore one of the many trails, such as 'Fairy Bower', on foot maps provided or enquire with your hosts as to availability for a guided walk.

There is a fully-equipped picnic backpack and also a picnic rug in the cottage and plenty of places in nearby Berrima, Bowral, Fitzroy Falls, Robertson and Mittagong to lay the rug under a tree and watch some kangaroos and maybe even spot a wombat there are many around. The autumn colours in the Southern Highlands are quite spectacular.

Your hosts, Brian and Juanita, live in the residence at the top of the garden, but the cottage is quite private with its own separate access off Victoria St. Complimentary parking on-site. Bundanoon Station is a short walk away, but your hosts will happily transport you and your luggage to/from the station or to the National Park walks.

Your baby is welcome BYO cot. Please note that the property is not suitable for mobile toddlers or children. There are open stairs, a fireplace which could cause serious burns, and a garden pond.

Please note that we have a minimum 2-night stay, but we are happy to accept a one-night stay at short notice 3 days or less. One night stays are $250 per night.

Features

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Books Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Games Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Video library Wood stove
Morton Cottage - elegant garden hideaway is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely cottage We enjoyed the stay at Morton cottage. A lovely garden location.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for a romantic weekend away. This cottage is just perfect for a romantic getaway. We arrived to a roaring fire and fairy lights. It is furnished beautifully and the bed is super comfy. There were super fluffy robes, a kitchen with everything you could need (no stove but there is a slow cooker and a BBQ outside). Our lovely host has really thought of everything, there were board games DVDs CDs port and wine and chocolates. The location is just about thirty mins south of Bowral and has lovely cafes and a small selection of shops. I had the nicest gluten free pear cake. If you are looking for a place to relax not too far from the city I throughly recommend Morton Cottage. Juanita our host was available for any needs but also gave us complete privacy.
Date published: 2016-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Getaway Retreat! Morton Cottage was the perfect weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of Sydney life to a quiet, scenic and relaxing retreat. The host Juanita and Brian were extremely hospitable. Perfect facilities, comfortable beds, relaxing atmosphere. If you are looking to find a place to unwind to a beautiful town in Bundanoon, I would highly recommend this to family and friends!
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect retreat Morton Cottage was the perfect retreat from city life. We arrived to find an absolutely charming cottage, warmed by a wood fire and lit with fairy lights. The cottage was quiet, private and comfortable. The mezzanine bedroom with its large windows overlooking the garden was lovely. Our host, Juanita, was warm and helpful. The cafes and small shops of Bundanoon were just a walk around the quiet country corner and Morton National Park just a short bike ride away. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-04-18
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