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The Secret Garden Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

The Secret Garden Cottage is pet friendly Kangaroo Valley accommodation now available for your holiday.

Experience this luxury self contained cottage on your own 5 acres, tucked away in the beautiful Kangaroo Valley, only 2 hours from Sydney or Canberra, but a million miles from the stresses of City life.

The Kangaroo Valley is a place of healing, where the morning mists and stunning views soothe your soul and refresh your spirit. Once you have visited The Secret Garden Cottage, you will never want to leave.

The Cottage is surrounded by beautiful gardens, huge child friendly lawns, 3 different decks to soak up the sun, an outdoor pergola complete with a BBQ, outdoor fireplace and a pizza oven and of course, the famous Secret Garden Lookout: a stunning viewing platform, complete with a fire pit and BBQ, built into the hill for you to enjoy the incredible view over the Kangaroo Valley escarpments with a chilled glass of bubbly in hand. Did someone say romance?


The Secret Garden Cottage is perfect for a romantic break for one or two couples and easily accommodates families. The Cottage has three bedrooms: a double bedroom downstairs and a queen bedroom and single bedroom upstairs with a trundle bed for either 1 adult or 2 children. There are 2 bathrooms, including a master bathroom with a separate shower and divine corner bath built for two. There are full laundry facilities in the outdoor laundry, including a separate shower and toilet. The laundry is made available for stays of 4 nights or more.

The beds are made up with luxury linens, pillow top mattresses and fluffy quilts to keep you toasty on cold Winter nights. There is a wooden fire place with fire wood supplied to keep you warm during Winter and plenty of fans to cool you down in Summer.

The Cottage is two storeys, with a living room on each floor, so there is plenty of space for everyone to spread out. Read a book in the rocking chair in front of the fire downstairs, while the kids watch a DVD or BluRay from our extensive movie collection upstairs on the brand new Sony flat screened TV.

The kitchen is a delight for those Master Chefs, with a gas cook top, oven, grill and microwave for you to whip up some tasty treats. Alternatively, you could cook outside under the stars, with a BBQ and Pizza Oven out under the pergola. There is even a fire pit for you to build a fire and toast some marshmallows for dessert.

We supply linen, candles, luxury bath products, fire wood, iPod and CD Player, board games, books, DVDs, outdoor games, a fully stocked kitchen complete with a Nespresso Coffee machine, coffee capsules and a selection of quality teas to ensure your stay is the perfect blend of romance, fun and relaxation.

The namesake of the Secret Garden Cottage is the beautiful gardens, which beckon you to discover the surprises hidden around every corner, the musical sound of the fountain in the pond, the garden seats dotted throughout the gardens set in sub-dappled light under the leafy trees and the gorgeous flowers spilling over the pathways.

You have the cottage and the property for your exclusive use. You can even bring your pet! Your dog will love exploring the property and frolicking on our huge lawns. There is even a bushwalk on the property! The kids will love all the native wildlife that lives on the property, including wombats and a local family of echidnas who have made their home in the rock garden on the hill behind the house.

We are family and child friendly and offer the following features to make sure both children and Mums and Dads have a fun and restful break:

* Portacot and high chair supplied free of charge upon request

* 5 acres of lawns, ponds and gardens to explore

* Two separate living areas

* Brand new widescreen Sony TV, with DVD and BluRay player and DVD collection

* Children's books and toy box

* Board games and outdoor games set

* Rocking horse

* Dolphin Torches for wombat spotting at night

* Trundle bed for two children

* 3 outdoor fireplaces and a pizza oven

For more photos and information, please visit our website.

The Surrounding Area

If you can drag yourself away from the Cottage, all this is only a short 500 metre stroll into the Kangaroo Valley Village, with its many restaurants, shops and cafes and the famous Kangaroo Valley Friendly Inn for you to choose from. Leave the car at home and stroll back to the Cottage under the millions of stars, before enjoying a nightcap in front of the fire, perhaps a candle lit bath with someone special or just sink into the comfortable beds with luxury linens for a restful sleep.

The Cottage is 100 metres from the local pool, playing fields and playground. Alternatively you could take a trip to the local "beach" under the Hampden Bridge and enjoy a refreshing dip in the Kangaroo River.

Kangaroo Valley is half way between the South Coast and the Southern Highlands of NSW, Australia. Kangaroo Valley is close to several national parks and beaches, with great bush walking, canoeing, mountain biking, golf and horse riding on your door step. To find out more please visit our Kangaroo Valley Attractions and Kangaroo Valley Surrounds pages on our website.

Historic Berry and Bowral and beautiful beaches are only a scenic 25 minute drive away, including the dog friendly Seven Mile Beach. The marine park of Jervis Bay / Booderee National Park is 45 minutes away via Nowra, or just stay in the Valley and enjoy the multitude of activities it has to offer.

More Details

Sophie & Will
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Kangaroo Valley, Australia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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The Secret Garden Cottage
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 18 reviews
Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia

Doggie Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The whole family (including fur kids) had a great time at Secret Garden Cottage. It was cosy and warm with the fire heating both lower and upper levels. The bedding was also warm enough for the winter nights. The location was great for day trips (try Seymour Dog Park if you visit Moss Vale) and the yard provided a great space for the dogs to run free. There was a vast array of DVDs if you want to stay in and just relax.

  • Review Submitted: 03/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Quaint & quiet

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Kangaroo Valley for a week despite the fact that it was exceptionally hot while we were there and with no air conditioning it was very hard to sleep. No WiFi in this day and age was quite an adjustment too. The kitchen was well equipped but no dishwasher and the gardens were beautiful with an amazing view from the lookout.

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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devine garden

  • 4 of 5

just perfect, family of 6 and our dog... the garden is just devine... views of the valley and so much to discover. close enough to walk to the village. Older style property, with charm, clean and lovely line.

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Great stay!!

  • 4 of 5

Great weekend away! Cottage had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at The Secret Garden Cottage! We loved the wonderful walks with our dog in the 5 acre garden and the comfortable and cozy cottage -- which was clean, tidy and fully equipped for our needs. It is also conveniently located to the village - short walk to the Friendly Inn (dog friendly yeah!)! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Beautiful place stop stay

  • 5 of 5

The secret garden is a great place to stay with young kids, the garden provide a fun place for the children to have adventures and discover animals and creatures in the undergrowth. As a family looking to relax and unwind from the hustle and bustle of Sydney life the cottage and kangaroo valley gave us just that, while allowing our kids to have a great adventure.

  • Review Submitted: 07/11/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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