This is truly a special place. David first fell in love with the Tin Horse Ranch nine years ago when he and a group of friends came up for a summer holiday. The same group kept returning and spent many holidays as guests enjoying what it has to offer. David is now the owner of this unique historical part of the Byron hinterland and he divides his time between Sydney and the Tin Horse Ranch. This is truly a special place for David and he welcomes you to share and enjoy it as he does. This same group still return every year.
Set on 33 beautiful acres the Tin Horse Ranch offers one of the best private farm stays in the Byron Hinterland. The property is rich in history, known as the The River Valley Ranch it was a working rodeo ranch in the mid last century. Working horse stables are still on the property. With views of valleys, fields and mountains, premium accommodation and facilities, the Tin Horse Ranch is sure to impress.
You will be greeted at the front gate by our life size “Tin Horse” and colourful flags. A long winding driveway takes you past the platypus creek (spot him if you can) and large lily pond. Continue up to the top of the hill, the circular driveway and covered parking of the main house. A little further along you will find the cabin and studio. Within the grounds there is a sparkling 15 metre pool, a cabana, multiple decks and terraces for entertaining and relaxing and lawns, gardens and grassy paddocks.
Located in picturesque Pearces Creek, the property is only..
20 minutes to Bangalow
25 minutes to Ballina (airport), Lismore & Lennox
30 minutes to the beaches and township of Byron Bay
1 hour to Gold coast airport
Accommodation comprises of 3 very different dwellings. Totalling..
5 living rooms
3 laundry facilities
Sleeps maximum 16 guests
The “Tin Horse Ranch” is ideal for extended families, special birthdays, different celebrations, weekend getaways, yoga/lifestyle retreats, groups of friends, special events, reunions, corporate getaways, bonding retreats, or multiple family gatherings. If you have a smaller group please contact us to discuss the options available.
Main House - charming & contemporary sleeps 6 - 8 guests with circular driveway, undercover pickup dropoff area and carport. A long sunny porch for coffee in the morning while taking in the impressive hinterland views or afternoon drinks watching the amazing sunsets.
Huge master bedroom with king size bed, walk in robe, tall boy, chaise lounge, study desk, 55 inch wall mounted smart TV with Netflix, luxury ensuite with deep standalone bath perfect for relaxing, rain shower, and direct access to the pool
Second and third bedrooms both with queen size bed, built in robes and tall boys
Main bathroom with separate toilet
Gourmet kitchen with polished concrete floor, island bench and breakfast bar, 5 burner cooktop (4 gas, 1 electric), 90cm oven, integrated Miele dishwasher, microwave and Nespresso coffee machine and filtered water
Butlers pantry with stainless steel double door fridge filtered water & ice making functions, kitchen appliances & a water cooler
Laundry with Miele washer and dryer
Dining room seats 8-10 guests, polished concrete floors, slow combustion timber fireplace
Living room with white sliding barn doors, electric fireplace, modular lounge which converts into a super size chaise lounge, wall mounted 65 inch smart TV, with free to air, Foxtel (AustStar) and Netflix to allow you to stream from your own smart device
Games room with pool/snooker table, dart board, board games and day/night bed.
Bifold doors open up to outdoor entertaining area with seating for 10-12 people and gas barbeque
A sparkling 15 metre pool with lawns, sun lounges and cabana with a king size daybed
The cabin – unique and quirky sleeps 4 - 6 guests with outdoor private timber deck and dining to take in the hinterland views.
Main bedroom with queen size bed, single bunk beds, wardrobe and tallboy
Second bedroom with queen size bed, wardrobe and tallboy
The large bathroom with internal Miele washer and laundry facilities
Open plan living room with leather modular sofa-bed lounge, wall mounted 55 inch smart TV with Netflix, a wood burning fireplace and dining for 6 people
Long rustic kitchen with stainless steel double door fridge, 4 burner gas cooktop, convection microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and filtered water
Outdoor private timber deck and table setting for 6 and gas barbeque
The studio – spacious easy living sleeps 2-4 guests with outdoor private terrace
Sleeping area with king size bed, wardrobe and tallboy
Open plan living with modular sofa-bed lounge, wall mounted 55 inch smart TV with Netflix and dining for 4 people
Kitchen with 4 burner gas cooktop, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and filtered water
Internal laundry with washer
French doors from the kitchen lead to a covered terrace area with outdoor table and gas barbeque
Features of the “Tin Horse Ranch”
Tranquil and private
Birdlife and wildlife (spot the platypus in the creek)
Expansive fields and paddocks
Original stables and sheds
Manicured gardens and herb patch
Expansive views and breathtaking sunsets
Plenty of parking
Large flat screen smart TV’s
Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas
Radiator heaters in all bedrooms
Electric blankets on all king and queen beds and hot water bottles for single beds
All kitchens have Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, kettle, tea pot, coffee plunger, blender and sandwich press
You can drink our water. The property’s water supply is natural rainwater from the 65,000 litre tank with a state of the art ultraviolet water filter, feeding filtered water to all outlets.
Clothesline and pegs
Fire blankets and fire extinguishers
First aid kits
The Tin Horse Ranch
When you book you have the entire property, there will be no other guests staying during your stay. There are 3 homes on the property.
The number of homes available to you will depend on your group size. Full use of the main house and pool will always be available. The cabin and studio will be available based on group size.