Riverside Cabin Rental for a Weekend Getaway from Newcastle, New South Wales

Gloucester, New South Wales (Australia)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Private Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue

This private, pet-friendly cabin rental is overlooking the Allyn River in New South Wales and can accommodate up to four guests for the perfect weekend getaway near Newcastle. Glampers will have two bedrooms and one full bathroom in this idyllic rental. Each bedroom features one queen-size bed, while the bathroom has a toilet, a sink, a shower, and a luxurious two-person bathtub. Linens, towels, and electric blankets are kindly provided by the host.

In the inviting living room, glampers can sink into two fluffy sofas that positioned around a flat-screen TV with a DVD. There is also a cozy wood-burning stove with firewood provided. The kitchen is equipped with an array of cooking and serving utensils and all of the modern appliances guests might need to feel at home during their stay. Glampers can enjoy meals around the formal dining table with seating.

Outside, glampers will find a scenic deck with a barbecue grill for cookouts, as well as an outdoor dining table with seating for four. Other amenities include a CD player, evaporative air conditioning, heating, and a selection of books, magazines, and board games. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Movie library
  • Dining table
  • BR/DVD player
  • Games
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Bathtub
  • Parking
  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning

Glampers will be able to immerse themselves in the tranquil ambiance of the Allyn River Valley while still enjoying access to modern amenities and conveniences during their stay. Glampers can gather around the communal campfire to tell stories and roast s'mores, throw some delicious food on their private barbecue, or simply relax with a glass of regional wine on their deck overlooking the river.

Inside the rental, glampers can watch their favorite shows and movies on the flat-screen TV with a DVD player or cozy up together beside the log fireplace with firewood provided. Other amenities include evaporative air conditioning, heating, books, magazines, board games, and complimentary drinking water.

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Location + Surroundings

This magnificent property is situated on 125 acres of lush countryside nestled in the Allyn River Valley of New South Wales near Gloucester. Barrington Tops National Park and the entrance to Chichester State Forest are conveniently located under two miles away, providing glampers with easy access to miles of impressive nature trails and breathtaking scenery. Glampers will find themselves surrounded by a lush old growth rainforest landscape full of elkhorns, staghorn, and enchanting gum trees. The World Heritage listed Barrington Tops is home to kangaroos and deer as well.

The property is perched directly on the banks of the stunning Allyn River, where glampers will find majestic waterfalls and the popular swimming hole Ladies Well. The nearest place to buy basic supplies and groceries is the charming town of East Gresford, which is located approximately 45 minutes from the property by car. With close proximity to both the forest and the river, this is the ideal site for glampers seeking a true nature retreat. Read More


  • Feeding animals
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Water sports
  • Climbing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4

Surrounded by the dazzling landscapes of Barrington Tops National Park and Chichester State Forest, glampers will have a plethora of options for outdoor experiences to discover. The countryside is excellent for bushwalking, hiking, and mountain biking, and adventurous guests can explore the area on horseback or rent a four-wheeler. There are many walking tracks, including the Honeysuckle Forest track, the Rocky Crossing walk or the Antarctic Beech Forest track. Glampers can also take a dip in the nearby picturesque waters of the swimming hole Ladies Well or take a leisurely stroll over to Allyn River just steps away from the accommodations.

The spectacular lookout Mount Allyn offers 360-degree views of the forests, park, and wilderness of the Barrington Tops. Glampers can follow Mount Allyn Road through dry eucalypt forest at lower altitudes to cool temperate Antarctic beech forest and then into open grassy forest. The region also features numerous scenic spots for unforgettable picnics.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted.

Pets allowed subject to management approval. A $100 refundable pet bond is required prior to arrival, and guests must also sign a pet waiver.

There is no mobile phone reception, and there is no television.

It is recommended that guests have either a 4WD or AWD in wet weather. Read more

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