Idyllic Cottage Getaway on an Eight-Acre Farm in Bellingen, New South WalesBrierfield, New South Wales (Australia)
Idyllic Cottage Getaway on an Eight-Acre Farm in Bellingen, New South Wales
In the open plan living area, glampers can kick off their shoes and relax after an action-packed day exploring the bush trails. There are comfy sofas, a television, a DVD player, a collection of DVDs, with plenty of books, games, and children's toys. Here, glampers can enjoy a movie night or choose a record and listen to the sounds of their favorite band while enjoying a meal at the dining table. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with everything needed to prepare family favorites, including a gas stove, an oven, a refrigerator/freezer, a blender, a stovetop, a coffeemaker, and all the necessary pantry essentials. Other amenities include air conditioning, fans, heating, and a slow combustion fireplace.
Outside, there is a table with chairs and several outdoor daybeds where glampers can savor a morning cup of coffee as the surrounding nature provides a soothing soundtrack. There is an outdoor fire pit and a barbecue, perfect for those afternoon or evening cookouts. Additionally, glampers can explore a network of trails that are easily accessed from the farm, or help feed the chickens and collect eggs, as well as order a box of fresh produce from the hosts.
- Queen-size bed
- Double bed
- Twin/Single bed
- Child's bed
- Cell service
- Air conditioning
- Linens and pillows
- Washing machine
- Dining table
- Cooking basics
- Tea kettle
- Lounge/Living room
- Fire pit
- Shared Barbecue
- Outdoor furniture
- Picnic area
- Sound system
- BR/DVD player
- Movie library
The kitchen and bathroom are located outside undercover and make for a memorable experience as glampers can enjoy being outdoors and cooking and bathing under the stars. The shed is fully insulated with ceiling fans, air conditioning, and a fireplace. There is a lovely enclosed verandah for outdoor dining and a BBQ. There is no TV/DVD or Wi-Fi, so guests may want to download their favorite shows and bring them. The hosts have some books, games, and toys for guests and their children to enjoy.
The shed is located beside the main chicken house and feed sheds, there are no roosters to disturb guest's sleep, but privacy is impacted as the hosts feed the animals out near the front of the shed each morning and they access their equipment when needed. The hosts are mindful not to impact on privacy, but if privacy is an issue then they suggest this is not the best property for guests.
Guests are able to help the hosts feed farm animals each morning and collect eggs, and they offer a trampoline, a tree house, and swings for children to enjoy. The hosts have a fully stocked kitchen with all the basic cooking essentials and supply all linen, towels, bath mats, and tea towels.
The farm has two dogs, three horses, three goats, two sheep, and numerous heritage chickens free ranging on the farm.
Environmentally-friendly soaps and laundry detergent are provided and guests are asked to use those.
- Laundry service
Guests can help the hosts feed the animals and collect eggs each day. Guests can order an organic farm fresh box of veggies and eggs (approximate cost $60), guests should let the hosts know if they would like this when they book and they will have it ready for arrival. The hosts love sharing their farm with others and guests can enjoy all that they offer here.
The hosts like to offer guests an early check-in or late checkout, guests can feel free to ask them if this is possible when booking.
Location + Surroundings
- Amusement park
Coffs Harbour Airport is just 30 minutes away while both Sydney and Brisbane are just under a five-hour drive away or a 50-minute flight from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
- Water sports
- Horseback riding
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Scuba diving
- Wine tasting
- Whale watching
- Wildlife watching
- Feeding animals
This stunning part of New South Wales offers a wealth of outdoor recreation for nature enthusiasts looking to get back in touch with the great outdoors. The Dorrigo National Forest offers an amazing rainforest walk past ancient trees wrapped in vines, cascading waterfalls, and the sounds and stirs of the resident wildlife. There is a lookout point that boasts breathtaking views as well as a restaurant where glampers can refuel after the loop. Bellinger River is the perfect spot for glampers to enjoy a fun day out with the family. Here, they can take to the water by canoe or kayak and cast their lines in hopes of the catch of the day, or simply picnic on the riverbank, which makes for a great afternoon.
Coffs Harbour is just 25 minutes away and also offers a plethora of activities and attractions, including the Solitary Islands Marine Park in Coffs Harbour Marina. Home to seasonal whales, vibrant reefs, and an abundant wildlife, glampers will have a great time exploring, snorkeling, or swimming in the waters. Additionally, both towns offer a great selection of cafes and restaurants as well as boutique shops and a host of festivals throughout the year.
Check-in: 02:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
No Pets allowed
Some spaces are shared
Pets are not permitted.
A $500 refundable damage deposit is required upon booking.
The hosts have three farm stays on the farm enabling them to offer accommodation for up to 23 guests should they have a special occasion they would like to celebrate with a large group of friends.