Situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Burrawang, a short stroll to the famous Burrawang Hotel and the award winning Burrawang cafe the Bakehouse enjoys seclusion and privacy in a peaceful garden setting.
Dating back to the 1870's the Bakehouse was the original village bakery. Recently ,sensitively restored, retaining many of the original features and character it is now a luxurious , romantic place to stay - perfect for couples.
The baking oven,original bricks, floors and heavy barn doors remain as reminders of its origins as a bakery and are complimented by every modern convenience to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.
The open fireplace warms the Bakehouse creating a cosy and reflective ambience. Gazing into the flames one can imagine the bustling early morning scene, the warmth from the ovens and the delicious aroma of fresh bread.
The spacious living area contains a luxurious King bed which is dressed with fine linen and electric blankets in winter.
There is a large comfy sofa to curl up in and chairs by the fire.
An old bureau is stocked with books,games, DVD's and magazines .
The spacious bathroom is luxuriously appointed with fluffy towels and Eco friendly toiletries.
The well equipped kitchen is ideal for those who like to self cater and a sunny breakfast nook overlooking the courtyard.
Breakfast provisions are provided and include freshly baked bread, cereals, free range eggs and homemade jams.
There is also a range of teas,plunger coffee and a Nespresso machine? Pods are provided.
The living area opens to a secluded sunny courtyard. The perfect spot to enjoy a late ,leisurely breakfast or perhaps a glass of wine while enjoying the garden which abounds with bird life. The Southern Highlands is a bird lovers paradise,home to many varieties and in particular colourful parrots.
WELCOME TO BURRAWANG -
"A rare HIghland experience ,
First settled in 1862, the village of Burrawang nestles in the very heart of the Highlands.
It is a village that is proud of its picturesque quaintness and it's 19th century charm. The unique cottages and country gardens are very little different today than they were a century ago.
Today it has a population of approx 100 permanent residents . There are a no of heritage buildings in the village and surrounds , including the School of Arts Community Hall , several churches and a number of cottages dating back to the 1800's.
Burrawang is perfectly located:
A 15 minute drive from the cosmopolitan town of Bowral and a further 10 minute drive to the interesting village of Berrima.
An easy 2 hour drive from Sydney and Canberra and 35 minutes scenic drive through lush rain forests and fertile farming country to the coast.
THINGS to DO and SEE:
Take a stroll around the village and admire the historic buildings,cottages and beautiful gardens.
Visit the 3 churches . All dating back to the 1800's.
Enjoy a latte or a bite to eat at the Historic Burrawang Cafe ( 1867). This fabulous cafe serves excellent coffee and food seven days a week. The beautiful garden at the rear is a tranquil place to linger.
Enjoy an ale in the beer garden of the Burrawang hotel which has a magnificent view over the countryside to the Wingecaribee dam and an ambience reminiscent of an English village pub.
SCENIC DRIVES and WALKS.
10 kilometres away are the stunning Fitzroy ! Belmore and Carrington Falls with walking tracks and lookouts.
Keen bush walkers may enjoy a visit to the Moreton National Park.
For golf enthusiasts there are 3 beautiful courses all within 30 minutes drive.
Renowned for their cool climate whites and reds the Southern Highlands is home to 17 wineries .Many of them do tasting plates - perfect for a snack and several have restaurants serving delicious food to compliment their wines.
A 15 minute drive away through farming country bowral is the largest town in the Southern Highlands and has many varied attractions.
Home to the Donald Bradman museum and cricket pitch. A must see for cricket lovers.
Garden lovers will delight in the many beautiful gardens, many of which are open to the public in Spring.
The town is famous for its Springtime Tulip Festival when visitors flock to Corbett Park to admire the amazing display of Tulips in every hue imaginable.
Other attractions include: cafés galore, gourmet food shops,galleries,antique shops ,boutiques and an excellent cinema.
Whatever the season or weather there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Southern Highlands .