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Idyllic cottage by a river - a perfect retreat with complete privacy

River Cottage - overlooks the clear shallow waters of the Goulburn River
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River Cottage - overlooks the clear shallow waters of the Goulburn River
A wide sunny veranda with fold down daybed, overlooks the shallow clear waters of the Goulburn River
Kitchen in River Cottage - full size fridge, compact 2 burner stove with oven and small grill
River Cottage has an open fireplace, double bed and small couch bed at the other end of the room.
Rustic bathroom at rear of the cottage - with full claw foot bath, shower and flush toilet
The Drip gorge - 30 minute walk upstream, or 25 minute walk from National Park entry, Ulan Road
Peregrine Cliff - stunning 1 hour walk downstream - see walk map
Looking into Corner gorge - about 15 minutes walk upstream from River Cottage
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Mudgee, New South Wales
River cottage is part of a unique wilderness retreat called Goulburn River Stone Cottages on the property Gleniston - providing comfortable accommodation, open fireplaces, and modern amenities in the heart of the Australian bush. There is abundant wildlife and remarkable scenery – explore the river as it meanders through sandstone cliffs and gorges. Delight in viewing native birds from your verandah and vast starry skies at night. Snuggle up to a cosy open fire with a delicious local wine. Wake up to fresh eggs & local produce. Experience the exceptional scenery, wonderful bushwalks, peace and privacy that only Goulburn River can provide.

River Cottage is perfect for a romantic weekend or to explore nature in complete privacy. Meander along the river bed through sandstone gorges, listen to the birds sing or just relax on the sunny w...
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About the Owner
Julia I
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live on property Gleniston at the main house (at the end of Saddlers Creek Road). We encourage guests to relax, unwind and do there own thing. You are very welcome to come down to the main house for advice on walks and what to see in the general area (also information in the cottages). Any questions or problems, no matter how small, please let us know.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wander up, and down, and through the clear waters of a beautiful river. Explore sandstone gorges and caves, and forests of eucalypts and river oak. And when your walk is over, return to a comfortable, clean, and warm stone cottage to relax, meditate, and contemplate...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely stay down by the river surrounded by nature and wildlife. Sad to see the river water depleted by the wretched coal mine. Many thanks to the owners for protecting and valuing this marvellous country. The Drip is very accessible from this cottage. The...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking outside the cottage permitted - please dispose of all butts in the bin provided. Pets allowed with prior permission, but will incur an extra charge if more than one dog...
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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  • Cleaning fee: $27 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Goulburn River Stone Cottages are part of the property “Gleniston”, situated 50 km north of Mudgee on the headwaters of the Goulburn River, Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. The property covers an area of 872 hectares (~2000 acres) and includes large areas of native forest and bushland, with gentle creek flats rising to basalt peaks of grazing country.
There is a range of local wineries in Mudgee and heritage museum in Gulgong.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Mudgee Airport: 50.0 km
You will need a car to get here, but leave it parked and enjoy the walks after arrival.
The cottages are 50kms north of Mudgee, 78 kms south of Merriwa and 35kms east of Gulgong. It is about 4.5 hours drive from Sydney and 3 hours drive from Newcastle.

Turn off the Ulan Cassilis Road at Saddlers Creek Road (unsealed 2WD) – our property Gleniston begins at the second gate. It is 3.5kms to the main house, 3 kms to River Cottage and 4 kms drive to Saddlers Cottage from the Ulan road, turn at the appropriately marked cottage sign.

The Cottages are set in a small clearing in open woodlands, about 1 km from the main house, and 1.5 kms from each other.
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