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Peaceful Log Cabin Rental Surrounded by a Lush Temperate Rainforest near Dungog, New South Wales

3.9 15 Reviews

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cabin. Heather and her husband have done a fantastic job of renovating the property, it’s modern and really we…"

Markus, guest in May 24, 2018.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Perfect for hiking

    The host recommends this activity

  • Free cancellation if cancelled at least 7 days before check-in

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Entire Log cabin

Log cabin • 4 guests • 1 Private Bathroom • Private Kitchen

About this place

This peaceful log cabin rental is located near Dungog in New South Wales, Australia, and is only an hour and 30 minutes from Newcastle—the perfect hideaway from which guests can wake up to clean, sweet forest air, filled with birdsong and the sounds of native animals roaming. Guests will be able to observe the wildlife from the comfort of the wrap-around veranda.

The cabin is well appointed with all the appliances and technology guests will need to make their stay easy and comfortable. During the colder weather, a slow combustion wood heater keeps your cabin snug overnight, and nice and warm to return to. This particular cabin is robust and rustic on the exterior and a mix of quaint and contemporary inside and can accommodate five guests. It is set on the 250-acre property bursting with the lush foliage of a temperate rainforest. Featuring hardwood floors, wood-paneled walls, and exposed beams, the cabin's large arrays of windows and wrap-around veranda provide plenty of natural light and immersive views of its flora-filled surroundings.

There are three bedrooms, two of which have a queen-size bed and the third with a king single bed. Crisp cotton sheets, fluffed pillows, snuggly warm doonas, and thick blankets are all supplied to ensure guests' stay is as hassle-free as possible. Downstairs with the bedrooms, there is a comfy three-seater sofa and the slow combustion fireplace—the best place to lay reading a book after a day of exploring the walking trails. Firewood for the fireplace is provided at no extra cost and will be split, seasoned, and stacked right near the cabin for convenience.

The cabin's bathroom sports spa-like double rainfall showerheads, a floating vanity, and toilet. Thick, absorbent towels, face washers, hand towel, and foot mat are all supplied. In the lounge room, guests can relax on two comfortable sofas, set their cup of tea on the coffee table, and catch a sighting or two of the native wildlife through any of the large windows covering the cabin. Alternatively, they can turn on the movie they've been waiting to watch on the wall-mounted SmarTV with a DVD player. (and DVD player). There is also a small Bluetooth speaker in the TV cabinet for guests to make use of.

The cabin's kitchen is brand new and built with functionality in mind. It boasts an electric oven, a gas stove, an overhead range, two under-bench fridges, a dishwasher, a microwave, a Nespresso coffee machine, all necessary cookware and tableware.

Guests should note that there is limited cell phone service, but Wi-Fi is available to all guests. The property's location, however, does affect the connection speed and quality.

Inside the property, guests will find amenities such as a fully-equipped kitchen, a television with a DVD player, heating, a fireplace, and ironing equipment. Outside, they will find a balcony, a patio, and a barbecue grill.

Internet access is not available, and there is limited cell phone service, so guests will be able to truly disconnect from the hustle and bustle of modern life and reconnect with nature.

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4 beds

  • 2 Queen-size beds

  • 1 Sofa bed

  • crib

    1 Crib

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • National Park

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Hiking

  • River, stream or creek

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

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COVID-19 Actions

You might be wondering what we’re doing at Carawirry about COVID-19? We are watching and acting on government advice and, as is usual, going above and beyond to ensure you escape to a cabin that is spick and span and that exceeds every recommended safety standard. For your peace of mind, understand that we always have and are continuing to thoroughly disinfect our cabins between guest visits using hospital-grade disinfectants. Our linens and towels are washed using hospital-grade antibacterial detergents. All surfaces and soft furnishings are cleaned and disinfected every time. We have always operated this way and will continue to do so throughout this pandemic and beyond.

Property reviews

3.9 - 15 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old

  • Children allowed 2-12 years old

  • No Pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

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Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund.

If you cancel before check in day get a 50% refund.

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether or not the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. Should you cancel at any time, you will not receive a refund.


Location and surroundings

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Main Creek, New South Wales (Australia)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Forest
  • National Park
  • River, stream or creek
  • Waterfall

Activities near Main Creek, New South Wales

  • Swimming on-site

  • Hiking

  • Water sports on-site

  • Horseback riding on-site

  • Biking on-site

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing on-site

  • Climbing on-site

  • Fishing on-site

  • ATV/Quads/4x4 on-site

  • Meditation on-site

  • Yoga on-site

  • Wildlife watching on-site

  • Tennis on-site

  • Golfing on-site

  • Feeding animals on-site

For nature walks, guests can stroll along the banks of Carawirry Creek, which runs right through the property. The latter is bordered by Chichester State Forest, where guests also can take a walk on the Allyn River Rainforest Walking Track. At the forest's Allyn River Rest Area, guests will also find an area for four-wheel driving, and they can go paddling on the Allyn River itself and swimming at the Ladies Well swimming hole. Other nearby swimming holes include Cascades Pool and Carowirry Pool.

At Barrington Tops National Park, guests will find many more trails for walking and hiking, such as the Jerusalem Creek Track, the Antarctic Beech Forest walking track, the Gloucester Tops circuit, the Polblue Swamp track, the Blue Gum loop trail, and the Aeroplane Hill walking track. Guests can also go four-wheel driving and mountain biking on the Barrington Trail.

While exploring the property, the state forest, the national park, and the bordering Black Bulga State Conservation Area, guests will enjoy many opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife viewing. A variety of species can be spotted, including eastern grey kangaroos, greater gliders, koalas, red-necked wallabies, Parma wallabies, barred frogs, tiger quolls, masked owls, glossy black cockatoos, rufous bettongs, potaroos, and superb lyrebirds.

For a variety of other activity options, guests can head to the Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre, which offers canoeing, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, and abseiling tours and rentals.