Charming Century Old Country Cottage with a touch of French elegance
Cottage in Hovells Creek
Charming century old country cottage with a touch of French elegance. Escape to a welcoming lavender lane, a vast garden to wander, a bubbling brook and an abundance of birdlife to please the senses. Less than 2 hours from Canberra, 4 hours from Sydney
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Charming century old country cottage with a touch of French elegance. Escape to a welcoming lavender lane, a vast garden to wander, a bubbling brook and an abundance of birdlife to please the senses.
Less than 2 hours from Canberra, 4 hours from Sydney and a mere 20 minutes from the heart of Cowra.
Featuring original, traditional Pise (rammed earth) walls combined with stylish, modern comforts, the cottage and expansive 7acre grounds offers a stunning country break-away to soothe the soul.
Recently refurbished, "Old Jerringomar Homestead" was one of the original sheep stations in the district and is nestled between vast country hills, ancient gum trees in a blissfully peaceful environment.
Escape to peace and relaxation. Shower under the stars if you will, then relax around a blazing open fire.
Watch the evening glow slowly make way for starry skies from the expansive verandas. Feel the rhythm of the ancient Southern Tableland valleys.
Chat with the 5 pet goats over the fence. Listen to the bees hum in the lavender and fruit trees. Watch native birds and wallabies abound.
Take a short drive to the extraordinary rock formations at Darby’s Falls or observe constellations at the Observatory. It's a mere 15 minutes to Wyangala Dam where you can enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, a bbq with friends and family and other recreational activities. Enjoy a visit to the famous Japanese Gardens in Cowra or join the hot-air balloon festivities in Canowindra.
Guests staying in the cottage have full facilities, kitchen, dining area, laundry, tv lounge with open fireplace, new bathroom, as well as new outside shower. Outside, covered verandas and gas BBQ.
Lots of areas to chill in the house and garden where you can relax, chat and read. The kitchen is fully equipped so you can cook anything from a gourmet meal to a simple cheese toastie. Appliances include gas oven and cooktop, coffee machine, microwave and fridge/freezer.
The two spacious bedrooms are furnished for your comfort with garden / country views where you can spot the resident goats, neighboring cattle and sheep as well as kangaroos and wallabies roaming. The bedrooms feature queen sized beds.
The cottage has a new modern bathroom with free standing shower offering rural views through the uniquely placed windows. There is also a new outside shower.
The lovely large garden offers expansive rural views from the front and back verandas. The small creek on the north-eastern perimeter adds to the property's country charm.
To ensure your comfort during the summer months, powerful fans and a mobile air-conditioner are provided. The open fireplace and electric blankets on the beds ensure you are cozy and warm during winter months.
The property is a bee sanctuary for European honey bees as well as native bees. The hives are a safe distance away from the house from where guests can safely enjoy observing the bees go about their business.
- Laundry facilities
- No smoking
- Pets Welcome Outdoors
- Children's Playground
- BBQ - Gas
- CD Player
- Air conditioning
- Linen supplied
- Undercover or off street parking
- Log fires
- Internet access
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Pets Welcome Indoors
- Videos/DVDs Supplied
- Breakfast provisions available for self-cooking
- Bath towels provided
- Cooking facilities
- Gas stove
- Hair dryer
- Heaters provided
- Secure parking onsite
- Washing machine
- In-house Movies/Videos
- Free WiFi
- Dishes and utensils
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Kate - Canterbury, April, 2021
Really recommend this stay. It is really peaceful, the house is comfortable and easy to manage. You can see all the stars and the Milky Way at night. And the goats are lovely. Over all a really great place to stay. Charmaine is lovely and a good communicator and made the experience really simple.