Spacious retreat for 11 - a rural farm stay in an idyllic bush setting.
This elevated rural property enjoys beautiful views of olive groves and 25 acres of rural and bush land with several dams. Guests will enjoy peace and tranquility in an idyllic natural environment. An ideal large home for a get together, the property has space for everyone and is perfect for both indoor and outdoor entertainment.
This elevated rural property enjoys beautiful views of olive groves and 25 acres of rural and bush land with several dams. Guests will enjoy peace and tranquility in an idyllic natural environment. An ideal large home for a get together, the property has space for everyone and is perfect for both indoor and outdoor entertainment. Kids will love making and eating pizzas from the built in brick pizza oven!
Where will I be?
Netley Lodge is situated in High Range, surrounded by the famous wineries of the Southern Highlands. The property overlooks olive groves, working farms with endless views to the Southern Ranges. The house itself is surrounded by natural bush land, the olive groves and dams. Netley Lodge is located down a long private driveway, off a small rural lane. The property is very secluded and guests enjoy a feeling of total privacy. The towns of Mittagong and Bowral, plus many golf courses, wineries, wedding venues, restaurants or cafes are all an easy drive from the house.
Indicative distances are: 12km to Mittagong, 14km to Bowral town centre, 4 km to Joadja Vineyards,12 km to Centennial Vineyards, 13km to Bendooley Estate,100 km to Sydney and 180 km to Canberra.
Please also scroll down to see the exact location of Highland House on Google Maps.
Why choose Netley Lodge?
Netley Lodge is an oasis of calm, yet perfectly located to explore the very best of the Southern Highlands. This enormous home is perfect for multi-generational get togethers with games for the children and plenty of space to dine together both inside and out.This expansive home is perfect in summer and winter with heating and cooling options including ducted air conditioning throughout, as well as a slow combustion heater and an open fire place to create a special ambience.
How is the property laid out?
As per the floorplans provided, the house sleeps 11 across 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
This expansive home has a large open living and dining area at its heart,a huge separate formal sunken lounge with open fireplace and a formal dining room off this area. In the north east corner of the house there are 4 bedrooms; the master with a king bed, ensuite with shower over a corner bathand walk in wardrobe. Off the same hallway are the other 3 bedrooms; 2 queens and a twin, they surround the family bathroom with a his and hers vanity and separate bath and shower. The 5th bedroom with tri-bunk is at the westerly end of the house accessed from the sunken lounge room. A third bathroom is located off the laundry.The garage has been converted into a rumpus room with table tennis and TV/DVD.
What about outdoors?
The house overlooks 25 acres of partly cleared rural and bush land with several dams. Guests will enjoy frequent visits from kangaroos, wombats and an abundance of bird life. There is a large covered outdoor dining area to the rear of the property with gas BBQ and a path leading down to the pizza oven.
Wander through the olive grove or explore one of the many walking trails and creeks/waterfalls.
Please however take extreme care with young children on this property as the dam is NOT fenced.
Keeping warm or keeping cool?!
The entire house has central gas heating, a slow combustion wood heater, and an open fireplace. There are ceiling fans for cooling throughout.
The house is generously supplied with firewood:in the cooler months, both fires are set for your arrival and in a wooden box to the left of the rumpus room fire you will find kindling, newspaper, and matches. Each fire (rumpus room and formal lounge) has extra firewood stacked next to it and the trolley on the covered rear deck has more firewood for use inside or at the pizza oven. If you need any more firewood for your stay, you will need to purchase it at a local service station or hardware store at your expense.
What about sheets, towels and other supplies?
High quality sheets and towels are provided at Netley Lodge.
Toilet paper, kitchen soaps, guest soaps and some other supplies are also provided, but please be prepared to top up during your stay as needed. Regarding food, condiments and the like, please plan to bring everything you need. For safety and hygiene reasons, our houses generally do not supply food items.
Parking for cars, boats etc?
There is ample parking for up to 5 vehicles. Please park only on the driveway.
Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay?
Sorry, Netley Lodge is not pet friendly. If you absolutely cannot holiday without your favourite four-legged friend click here to view our pet friendly options.
What are the minimum stay rules?
There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, and four nights at Easter.
Is there any special information I should know about?
Netley Lodge has a large dam on the property that is NOT fully fenced. Please take extreme care with young children on the property. The dam is located about 100 metres from the house.
WIFI, internet, Netflix or pay tv- will I have it?
Netley Lodge does not provide internet at this time.
Central Heating: gas ducted heating throughout, Coffee Machine, Combustion Fire, Covered Outdoor Area, Dishwasher, Ceiling Fans, Fireplace: rumpus and living rooms, Games Room, Gas BBQ: on covered rear verandah, Linen, Microwave Oven, Pizza Oven, Television, Multiple TVs: rumpus and games rooms, Toaster.
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