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Property type:Vacation home
Occupancy:6 persons
Location:Australia > New South Wales > Canberra

Contact person:David Sheldon
Phone no.:+61 (2)6947 5818
Advertised here since May 2010
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Monday:9am - 9pm
Tuesday:9am - 9pm
Wednesday:9am - 9pm
Thursday:9am - 9pm
Friday:9am - 9pm
Saturday:9am - 9pm
Sunday:9am - 9pm
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Elm Cottage

Description of vacation home

Looking at taking a self drive holiday in Australia? If you are travelling from Sydney to Melbourne then take a break at Elm Cottage, approximately halfway, for a few days and see the natural beauty of the Snowy Mountains region.
Our luxury 3 bedroom fully self contained cottage River Gum has 180 degree views of the river below and rural surrounds.
Enjoy the beauty and sounds of the mighty Goobarragandra River whilst relaxing on your private balcony or stretch your legs and meander along the 2 kms of river bank that borders the property. So if you're looking for total privacy, and an unforgettable spot to relax and unwind, Elm Cottage provides the atmosphere that can help you create magical moments.
River Gum cottage with a 4.5 Star AAA Tourism rating has 3 bedrooms, a queen bed with private ensuite and walk in robe, the second bedroom has a king bed, both of these rooms have double French doors leading out on to the balcony and the third bedroom has two single beds. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave etc., separate dining room, lounge room with TV, DVD, VCR, and CD player. Full reverse cycle air conditioning and a full bathroom with bath, and laundry with washing machine, dryer plus another shower and toilet. On your private balcony you have your own gas BBQ.
Elm Cottage is located 14kms from the township of Tumut in the Snowy Mountains. We are approximately 21/2 hours from Canberra, 41/2 from Sydney, 6 hours from Melbourne and just 1 hour from Wagga Wagga.
The Tumut Region offers something for everyone year round, or alternatively you can just stay at the property, relax and unwind, listen to the sounds of the river , view the birdlife, see an echnida, platypus and wombat in their natural habitat , and take in the natural beauty of the Goobarragandra Valley.
Whilst in the region visit Kosciusko National Park. The Park is 690,000 hectares of diverse natural landscape. Bushwalking, mountain bike riding, picnicking, fishing, caving, car touring, canoeing, and horse riding are just some of the activities you can undertake within the Park. Include a visit to Yarrangobilly Caves and discover some of the most beautiful and ornate caves in Australia. Take a guided or self guided cave tour, then take a swim in the termal pool (a pleasant 27 degrees celcius). The caves are open every day except Christmas Day.
Blowering Dam is where Ken Warby set the world water speed record and is just 10 minutes from Elm Cottage. Here you can go water skiing, windsurfing and it is a great spot fishing enthusiasts with rainbow trout, brown trout, golden perch, cod and refin to be caught.
Talbingo just 30 minutes drive from the property is the birthplace of famous Australian author Miles Franklin. It is a picturesque township nestled by the shore of lake Jourama. It is also home to the Tumut 3 Power Station, the largest of the power stations in the Snowy Mountains Scheme, and visitors are welcome to view the static display or take a tour of the power station.
Batlow 30 minutes away is famous for its apple, cherry and stonefruit orchards plus its large native and softwood forests which not only add visual appeal to the area, but like orcharding contribute significantly to the town's economy. The Hume & Hovell Lookout provides spectacular views of Blowering Valley and Lake.
Adelong a heritage town famous for its goldming past is just 40 minutes from Elm Cottage. In Autumn & Spring artists flock to the township to capture on canvas and film the colours of stately trees plus the diverse beauty of the hills, valleys and country properties.
Tumbarumba with its wineries, the Boggy Creek show and the Berry Farm reknown for its pancakes are an hour from the property.
Mt. Selwyn snowfields are just an hour from the property for those skiing enthusiasts. Mt. Selwyn provides breathtaking winter scenery and some of the best ski runs Mother Nature has. It provides a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, service that makes you feel at home and totally modern facilities. Mt. Selwyn is tucked away in the northern end of the Kosciusko National Park and it offers great cross country skiing with a large choice of established trails to international standards from 2.5kms up to 15kms., alpine skiing, toboganning and snowboarding.
Activities within the region are numerous ranging from golf, fishing, bushwalking, mountain bike riding, canoeing and kayaking. You can even go along to Air Escape and try the ultimate freedom of powered hang gliding. Peter Wilson, chief flying instructor invites you to take a Trial Introductory Flight over the Tumut valley to view the magnificent scenery and during the flight you have the opportunity to take control of the aircraft - if you like.!!

House info

House size:150 m2
Living room1 :5 m2, Laminate/Parquet Flooring,
Living room2 :
Kitchen :
Kitchen :5 m2, 6 seats, Fitted Kitchen, Ventilator, Oven, Microwave Oven, Range Ventilation Hood, Kitchenware and Tableware Available, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Toaster Oven, Freezer, Coffe Maker, Hot Plates,
Bathroom1 :5 m2, Bath Tub, Shower Stall, Wash Basin, Hairdryer, Mirror,
Bedroom1 :5 m2, 1 Double Beds, Radio Alarm Clock, Reading Lamp/Light, Bedside Table,
Bedroom2 :5 m2, 1 Double Beds, Radio Alarm Clock, Reading Lamp/Light, Bedside Table,
Bedroom3 :4 m2, 3 Single Beds, Radio Alarm Clock, Reading Lamp/Light, Bedside Table,
Bedroom4 :
Miscellaneous :Air-Conditioning, Safe, Washing Machine, Dryer, Garden Furnishings, Internet /WLAN, Cable Television, TV, VCR, HiFi System, DVD Player, Central Heating, Balcony, Veranda, Fenced, smoking not allow,
Pets allowed:Yes


Flughafen :Canberra230 km
Fluss :Goobarragandra River0 km
Dorf :Tumut14 km
Erholungspark :Pioneer Park14 km
Kunstgalerie :Fiveways14 km
Sehenswürdigkeit :Yarrangobilly Caves90 km
Angeln :Goobarragandra River0 km
Angeln :Blowering Dam45 km
Golf :Tumut Golf Club14 km
Skialpin :Mt Selwyn90 km
Mountainbiking :Bago State Forest20 km
Golfverleih :Tumut Golf Club14 km
Skiverleih :Mt Selwyn Resort90 km

Price info

Payment:Mastercard, Visa, Cash, Prepayment With50% Discount,
Minimum stay:2 days
Arrival:Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,