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Mansfield on the Manning

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage


About the property

Mansfield on the Manning is a boutique rural retreat just 3 hours north of Sydney. Set in 16 acres on the banks of the Manning River, this tranquil resort has 4 self-contained properties to suit couples, families and small groups.

This 3-bedroom cottage has 2 Queen bedrooms, 1 is ensuite, and a further room with 2 single beds and bunk beds, so ideal for kids. As well as the ensuite bathroom, there is a further bathroom and separate toilet.

There is a large, spacious open plan living room (with wood burning stove) and dining room and a really well equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, Smeg oven, microwave, dish washer, kettle, toaster, Nespresso machine, quality cookware, crockery, cutlery, dinner-ware and glasses. There is reverse cycle heating/aircon.

All bedding and towels are provided and there are organic toiletries in both bathrooms.

There is a large flat screen TV/DVD, radio, free wifi, lots of books, games and DVD's for kids and adults.

The cottage has a huge deck with further outdoor seating, outside dining and a Weber bbq. The Cottage also has its own firepit for enjoying sundowners and toasted marshmallows.

We provide a welcome pack for your arrival, with homemade bread, biscuits and preserves, eggs from our free-range chooks, milk and butter, and there is a good selection of teas and coffees in the Cottage.

There is direct access to the river - for swimming, fishing and kayaking and the properties are set in over 16- acres and each is totally private.

There are also 2 river view cabins with Queen size ensuite bedrooms and 2 singles in the loft - fully fitted out with everything you need for a weekend break - or longer! Each cabin also has Aircon and free wifi. Each cabin is beautifully decorated and features quality linens and towels, organic toiletries and personal touches throughout.

There is also a 1978 American Airstream has fantastic views of the river and is the perfect place for wannabe travellers! Completely refurbished to provide luxury accommodation, the Airstream has 1 Queen bedroom, shower, toilet, fully fitted kitchen and a fold out double sofa bed, Aircon and free wifi. Perfect for lounging around in the hammock and deck chairs.

This is the perfect location for big group get togethers, sleeping up to 22 in the 4 properties.

Neil, a qualified chef with experience at Ottelenghi's, Kensington Place and Fishworks in London, can provide Dinner direct to your door - a seasonal menu featuring locally sourced produce is available to all guests. Guests can also help themselves to fruit and vegetables from our veggie gardens - and to eggs from our free-range chooks.

We are just a 10 minute drive from the Pacific Highway, but a million miles away from the stresses of the City. 10 minutes also gets you to Taree and Wingham with independent shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants.

We're a 15 minute drive from Old Bar Beach. Famed for it's fantastic surfing and laid back charm, this beach is totally unspoilt and is ideal for surfers and families alike.

We are less than 1km from the renowned Kiwarrack Mountain Bike Forest Trail. Spend your day in the forest and your night round the bbq and fire pits at Mansfield on the Manning.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
13 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Tinonee, Australia

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at this lovely property.

The 3br cottage was magnificent.

We has access to kayaks to use on the river. We had a dip in the gorgeous pool. We used some of the goodies grown in the garden and fresh Edda from the chooks.

Lovely property and lovely owners at the property

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


  • 5 of 5

What we were hoping for was a relaxing farmstay with something for everyone in the family and that's exactly what we had, plus some. Great accommodation, fabulous property and friendly owners, including the dogs :-) Don't miss the opportunity to have Neil cook for you and deliver to your cabin!

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you Meg - we loved having you to stay here and are always happy when our guests are happy! Hope to see you again, Jane & Neil
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia


  • 5 of 5

Without questions a paradise on earth...Excellent all round.

  • Review Submitted: 28/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Victoria, Australia

Excellent pet friendly property

  • 5 of 5

Neil and Jane have a beautiful property which we will certainly return to. We stayed in one of the cabins with our fur baby who was allowed up on the couch and on the bed just like home. The cabin is incredibly comfortable with a compact but fully functional kitchen, beautiful bedroom and bathroom with quality linen, fixtures and fittings. We had a beautiful meal delivered to our cabin. Fresh eggs and delicious home made lime butter in the fridge, freshly baked bread and Anzac cookies. And then you get to wake up to a gorgeous view of the Manning River and beyond. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 08/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


  • 5 of 5

Lovely setting, very peaceful, will definitely come again!

  • Review Submitted: 05/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Carol - it was great to have you stay here and you'll be welcome back anytime!
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

Jane and Neil have created a most special retreat for families or couples. We were fortunate to enjoy a cabin which was elegantly appointed (think rustic country cabin on the outside with London-chic interior!) and extremely comfortable. Our 10 yr son loved the loft room! We arrived on Friday afternoon to a plate of freshly made (divine) scones on our deck before strolling up to the main house for a beautiful seafood feast prepared by our hosts. After a wonderful night's sleep, we awoke to a symphony of bush birds, then enjoyed homemade bread, passionfruit butter and the freshest farm eggs. My son loved being free-range on the property and exploring, but the kayaking on the Manning River and roasting giant marshmallows (supplied by our hosts) was definitely a highlight, as was the swim in the stunning infinity pool after a hot day. Our hosts prepared a gourmet bbq alfresco dinner for us on our 2nd night, complete with delicious salad accompaniments and a classic pavlova for a large party of friends who were able to join us. We didn't want to leave! It sounds like all we did was eat, but that's not true ... we also read a few of the fabulous books which were stacked next to the bedside table :) Thank you Jane and Neil for spoiling us and providing the ultimate country escape for our family and friends. We miss Mansfield on the Manning very much and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 07/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Ann, thank you for your lovely review. It was so great to have you stay here - you were perfect guests and we really enjoyed chatting with you and sharing this little bit of paradise with you. Come again soon! Thanks, Jane & Neil
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Other Activities:

Manning Valley


Rates & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 4 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 guests

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