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Oakhurst Cottage FarmStay

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 120 m²
Property type house

Overview

About the property

A tastefully restored cottage (circa 1890) with 2 ensuited bedrooms, large verandah, parlour and fully self-catering large timber kitchen, set in a private garden situated on a large sheep and cattle property. The cottage can sleep up to 6 people with quality linen, antique furniture and spacious living.

The Cottage is only 9 kms from Deepwater and is the perfect stopover on the New England Highway between Sydney and Brisbane. The cottage has its own private garden with a secure fence. The cottage is situated on 2450 acre working farm enterprise comprising a Border Leicester stud, merino flock, prime lambs and cattle operation. There are hens, pet sheep and other farm animals in paddocks around the cottage. Your pets are welcome too. Children may enjoy patting the pet sheep or collecting the eggs.

Features:

Feed the chooks and collect the eggs

Enjoy the antics of our pet sheep named Wammie located in the adjacent paddock

View the Border Leicester stud ewes and lambs with supplementary feeding during autumn, winter and spring

See the Angus and Angus cross cows and calves calving in September/October each year. Be on the look out for our pet cow Poddy as she is extremely friendly and enjoys a long pat.

Lambing of merinos (1200 ewes) during September

Shearing of sheep during school holidays at Easter and July

Tend to the veggie garden and pick farm fresh produce/herbs

Fish in the local Deepwater River famous for Murray Cod, Yellowbelly and possibly Trout

Observe kangaroos, abundant birdlife and wildlife over the 2500 acres of bush walking

Enjoy the unique experience of walking over Mt Manbundi and seeing the 360 degree views over the district. Find the Trigonometry station erected in the 1960?s.

Come and see the frosts and the fresh mornings, perhaps even snow! Then home to the comfort of wood fires.

Enjoy the peacefulness of your own fenced garden

Fishing in nearby Deepwater river and more.......

Locality

Directions:

Oakhurst Cottage is located just 9 kms south of the village of Deepwater. Travelling north along the New England Highway take a right hand turn into Oakhurst Road, approximately 34 kms north of Glen Innes. Travelling south along the New England Highway take a left hand turn into Oakhurst Road, just 7 kms from the village of Deepwater. Take Oakhurst Road until you reach the cottage at the end of the road.

Property

Are you tired of travelling on the New England Highway?

Treat yourself and your family to what you really want.......

... to take in the aromas of the bush, to see kangaroos from your secluded front verandah, lounge by a cosy fireplace in winter or enjoy a cool afternoon breeze on the verandah listening to the sounds of currawongs, mountain parrots and finches.

Other features include:

Observe kangaroos, abundant birdlife and wildlife over the 2500 acres of bush walking

Enjoy the unique experience of walking over Mt Manbundi and seeing the 360 degree views over the district. Find the Trigonometry station erected in the 1960's

Experience the colours of Autumn

Come and see the frosts and the fresh mornings, perhaps even snow! Then home to the comfort of a wood fire

Enjoy the peacefulness of your own fenced garden

Birdwatching, Bushwalking, Fishing in nearby Deepwater River, Golf, Meditation/Relaxing, Sightseeing, Swimming, Walking, Wine Tasting

Self Contained, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Microwave

Master bedroom with ensuite

High antique bed head with modern mattress

Second bedroom with two king singles and ensuite

Parlour/Reading room

Formal dining and lounge room

5 Star Quality linen provided

Gas BBQ

Washing machine, iron

Wood heater

More Details

Owner
Mrs Robyn Johnston
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Deepwater, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Oakhurst Cottage FarmStay
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
4

So Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely, but too short stay at Oakhurst Cottage. Hope to return again. Thank you Steve and Robyn from Alan, Lynda, Kaylee, Stu & Pets

  • Review Submitted: 29/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
5

Beautiful country property

  • 5 of 5

Oakhurst is a beautiful original cottage! Great fireplace which was stacked and ready to light when we got there. It was lovely to be able to pat the friendly sheep! Very quiet and peaceful stay! We will be back next time we are travelling through the area.

  • Review Submitted: 08/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
4

Country Escape

  • 4 of 5

We loved the cozy, comfortable cottage in a peaceful setting. Was great to be able to roam the entire property, lots to explore. Thanks for your hospitality and sharing your property with us.

  • Review Submitted: 07/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
5

fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was cosy and warm, the scenery beautiful and the hosts amazing.My sons and I had a fabulous stay and recommend Oakhurst Cottage farm stay completely.

  • Review Submitted: 28/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your great review. Indeed the pleasure was all ours to meet you and your wonderful boys. We were very impressed by their interest in the farm and their beaut personalities. Hope to catch up again one day into the future.
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Deepwater, New South Wales, Australia
5

Beautiful cottage on an amazing property

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage on an amazing property. Our puppies loved it as well. Wonderful hospitality from the owners!!

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Comfortable and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, well cared for and well appointed cottage. Really enjoyed the tranquil setting. Log fire with wood a big bonus.

  • Review Submitted: 26/04/2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Deepwater River

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