With open-plan kitchen, living and dining, three bedrooms and two bathrooms
Bedroom 1 – sleeps two people in a queen bed Bedroom 2 – sleeps two people in a queen bed Bedroom 3 – sleeps four people in two bunk beds with a TV and Foxtel
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 8
Cleaned with disinfectant
Property has guest safety measures
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
The Jenolan Caves are the district’s chief tourist attraction, of course, although the amazing new Mayfield Garden 10 minutes' drive away, reckoned to be the biggest privately owned cool-climate garden in the world, seems sure to rival it eventually. The gardens are now open 363 days a year and include a nursery, produce store, music festivals, and The Mayfield Kitchen Café which serves delicious local produce and fantastic coffee. Last orders are taken at 3 pm.
Kanangra Walls, famed for its majestic cliff scenery, is near Oberon, too. Parts of the 1955 movie Jedda were filmed there.
There are also a number of delightfully preserved rural villages within easy reach — Rockley, Millthorpe, Sofala and Carcoar, to name a few — where you can feel you have returned to the 1800s. Even Hill End, the famous goldrush-turned-artists’ village, is just over an hour away.
Bathurst, with its wonderful store of 19th-century architecture, is an attraction in its own right, too. Feel free to take a spin around the Mount Panorama race circuit. Don’t exceed the speed limit, though — it’s a public road.
All these attractions are easily visited by car, and some are close enough to cycle to. Another drawcard for cyclists is the cycling trail along the Oberon Tarana Heritage Railway line that is currently being restored. The line winds through delightful countryside, and a large section of the cycle trail is already open to cyclists.
The spectacular Jenolan Caves with several different fascinating tours to choose from are within 40 minutes drive of Kilbeggan Cottage.
If you are keen on walking, you are sure to find the 90-minute climb up Evans Crown rewarding, for the views from the top are stunning. Evans Crown is an ancient Aboriginal site, and it is where the explorer George Evans sighted Bathurst Plains in 1813. Or stroll out the door and make your way up to the top paddock to look out at views all the way out to Orange.
Other popular activities include trout fishing in Lake Oberon and local streams, fossicking for precious stones in the designated fossicking areas and mushrooming in any of the many State Forests in the region.
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What makes this cottage unique
Kilbeggan Cottage can comfortably accommodate up to eight people in three bedrooms and is the only farm-stay property on the farm. Facilities include: Open plan kitchen / lounge / dining room – cooker, full-sized fridge, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, TV with Foxtel, DVD player, small DVD library and cosy, slow combustion fire with plenty of firewood provided Bedroom 1 – sleeps two people in a queen bed Bedroom 2 – sleeps two people in a queen bed Bedroom 3 – sleeps four people in two bunk beds Bathroom 1 - brand new with separate bath and shower, toilet and vanity Bathroom 2 - brand new with shower, toilet and vanity