To see more  INTERIOR PHOTOS  go to bottom of  RATES  page .

PLEASE NOTE – Kookawood the main farmhouse on the 200 acre property   http://www.kookawood.com  suitable for up to 4 adults is also available to rent .


  • Character filled inside and out with collectables from a bygone era
  • 1 Bedroom – Queen size bed with pure cotton sheets/ feather quilt and pillows / bathrobes
  • Dual control electric blanket
  • Optional use of outdoor bath with hot and cold water / see rates page  for details & price
  • Slow combustion log fireplace for cold winter nights (firewood available at service station near highway turnoff)
  • Split System air conditioner for cooling / heating
  • Kitchen with  180  litre fridge freezer/ microwave / toaster / kettle /sink
  •  New Chef  gas oven  & griller
  • Fully equipped with all utensils /crockery for cooking.
  • Bathroom with shower and continuous hot water system
  • Eco Loo toilet – Modern fully enclosed toilet system so insects cannot enter and has inbuilt fan to remove odours and is emptied after each guest stay .
  • BBQ and large fenced grassy area overlooking stunning mountain view
  • Large Flat screen TV / Foxtel / Netflix / DVD / CD – Movie / music / book library
  • Great  mobile and TV reception
  • We don’t have WIFI but reception is good if you bring a laptop and your own portable WIFI device / mobile phone with hotspot / dongle (available at Telstra or the post office – ensure it is activated before arrival) you will also need your phone hotspot to watch Netflix on the TV
  • Large fully fenced garden around the cottage
  • Doggie door for small to medium dogs – we do ask owners to have pets on leash when walking through paddocks near horses and cows
  • Ideal writers or artist retreat – beautiful setting/quiet location
  • Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage
  • Other pet conditions are on the terms and conditions page on this site
sunrise view
sunrise view


  • Visit Jenolan Caves – Via Oberon   www.jenolancaves.org.au
  • Truffle hunting or hunt and lunch on a Sunday www.lowesmounttruffles.com.au  (June / July / August)
  • Mayfield Gardens & cafe  see website for open times http://www.mayfieldgarden.com.au/
  • Blue Mountains tourist attractions  35 – 40 mins
  • Small Arms Museum – Lithgow  ph: 63514452 (informal guided tours available weekends / public holidays)
  • Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park – www.statemine.org.au
  • Glow Worm Tunnel
  • Zig Zag Railway – re opening late 2022
  • Pick saffron milkcap mushrooms and Bolete (Oberon pine forest in Autumn early winter )
  • Visit historic Eskbank House in Lithgow
  • Visit wineries in Mudgee or take a day tour from Lithgow –  www.madjestictours.com.au
  • Daffodil Festival – open gardens Rydal on 2nd and 3rd weekends in September
  • Yabby traps available to use in our dam
  • Refreshing, clean mountain air and great walks on the property
  • Visit local country pubs in Rydal or Tarana
  • Visit Japanese and mineral baths Tea and bath house near Lake Lyell book in advance popular ! ) www.japanesebathhouse.com.au/‎

Maps / Local information / Things to do guide in cottage

  • Meet our friendly hand raised cows Boo, Bella and mini heifer Scarlet  / Horses Bobby and mini’s Billy and Bunny
  • Go for a long walk in the neighbouring pine forest
  • Buy Goats cheese direct from the farm – Jannei Goat Dairy – near Lithgow
  • Visit amazing open gardens – Nooroo, Windy ridge etc …  in Mt Wilson
  • Farmers markets –  Tarana 4th Sunday of the month / Oberon first sat of the month / Blackheath  2nd Sunday of month / Hartley stores market day
  • Sit back in the lovely country garden and enjoy the sound of silence, read a book and relax
  • Take the dog for a long walk and experience lots of amazing sights and the clean fresh country air


garden seat