AVONSIDE ALPINE ESTATE

Snowy Mountains Cottage

AVONSIDE ALPINE ESTATE

Snowy Mountains Cottage

Avonside Alpine Estate
Avonside Alpine Retreat
Living area
FEATURES

The kitchen is fully equipped, however if you rather have a level of catering please let the owners know prior to your arrival as ready meals can be arranged.

The cabin is 100% off grid using only solar and is extremely Eco friendly and if you wish you understand the technologies behind the build please do let the owners know. As this is a farm stay, if your wish to have a tour, including feeding animal, please do arrange prior to arrival.

Avonside
Kitchen
Side view
ACTIVITIES

Eggs Collection
​With over 400 chickens on the farm, collecting the eggs and feeding the chickens is always an adventure for the young and young at heart..

Orchard
​Our Orchard is filled with over 50 fruit and olive trees, with more being planted each year. Take a walk and watch the ducks do their bug patrol.

Vegetable Garden
​Growing vegetables in an alpine region is challenging, yet we manage to deliver a bounty each season. Help us or just enjoy the freshness.

Petting the Sheep
​We are a registered breeder of the heritage breed, Southdown baby-doll sheep…these are dual purpose sheep and just love to be hand feed and given a pat…you’ll want to take one home!

Brush our Coos
​We just love our Highland cattle, and once you see them you’ll see why. We have a breeding program to develop the cuteness factor to call them ‘Teddy bears”.

Relax…..
Whether you want to sit back and enjoy the stunning alpine views, or walk around the property taking in the farm, we’ll make sure your stay is hassle free.

WildBrumby Distillery
Wildbrumby is the highest distillery in Australia. Located only 35km from Avonside, the distillery has access to pristine Alpine water, organically grown fruit and native mountain botanicals, which have become the inspiration behind its award-winning stable of schnapps, gin and vodka.
Yarrangobilly Caves
Step into the depths of Yarrangobilly Caves and you’ll discover stalagmites, stalactites and delicate decorations like shawls and cave corals. Explore six caves created from a belt of limestone laid down about 440 million years ago in Koscuiszko National Park.
Trout fishing
No matter if you prefer fishing from the banks of pristine lakes, or the fast flowing clear waters of an alpine river, the Snowy Mountains is the best place in Australia. Lures or baits, land or boat, there is the perfect spot for all. Attempt great fame by achieve the grand slam of fresh water fishing on Lake Jindabyne.
Mt Kosciuszko
Tick Kozzie off your bucket list – this is a must do when in the mountains. Hike to the highest peak in Australia – take in the views right across the Kosciuszko Main Range all while standing on the highest point in the land.
100 Things to do in Jindabyne
No matter your age or fitness level there is always plenty to do in Jindabyne…In fact there are over 100 things, so contact us for a full list.
Trout a plenty
Whether you would like to visit the Gaden Trout hatchery, attempt a relaxing catch at the Eucumbene Trout Farm, or follow the locals onto the lake and rivers, we’ve got you covered.
Retail Therapy!
Avonside is nestled between Berridale and Jindabyne with both villages offering a unique selection of fashion, artist galleries and retail outlets – which you’ll not find anywhere else.
Horse Riding
Brumbies are a plenty in the Snowy Mountains and one of the best ways to view them is via horseback. In the area we are spoilt with a choice of excellent operators offering short, long and private rides.
Natures at your door step..
No matter if you are seeking an adventure in mountain biking, hiking, white water rafting, or an alpine walk to reignite your spiritual connection, our Snowy Mountains will have an experience for you.

Bedroom
ENVIRONMENT

From the owners:

“From the outset we wanted to create a farm stay experience like none other. One that looked at the permaculture principle in building a sustainable farm, with accommodation surpassing what is currently available in the area. At the same time developing an unforgettable experience for families or simply a place for those that want to escape urban life for a few days.

All our waste is handled on site and all none recyclables are composted using worms, so please no plastics, sanitary products or baby wipes can be put into the toilet.”

The cottage is off grid.

 

Sheep
livestock

What we love…

Avonside Alpine Estate is located on a working farm. The inviting fireplace and fire pits are fully stocked with wood and in winter the cosy heated floors will keep you truly warm.


Tell me more

Whether you are looking for accommodation close to the NSW ski fields and Kosciuszko National park or are you looking to experience an Australian Alpine farm to walk with the animals, or just to unwind away from the urban hassle, Avonside Alpine Estate is a fabulous choice.


Get the Facts

Where is it? Snowy Mountains, NSW

What? Three Bedroom Cottage ( a two bedroom cottage also available)

Style of Accommodation? Self contained

Who? Suitable for couples, groups and families

Pets? Yes

Cost and availability?  Send a direct enquiry to the owners below


Sounding Good?  Read on…

This beautiful self catered 3 bedroom cabin is one of two cabins on the property: Avonside Alpine Estate 5. (The other is a two bedroom cottage). It sleeps six and can be set up to your configurations (prior to arrival). The decor is modern Scandinavian with an Australian touch. This is a working farm, so the owners have requested that guests always leave the gates as you find them and do not interact with any livestock unless you are accompanied by a farmhand. You are free to walk through the orchard or the the vegetable garden.

Since the arrival of white settlers, Avonside has always been prime merino country and the owners continue to have a sheep stud on the property. The studs for South Down ‘babydoll’ sheep. this heritage breed is breed as a dual purpose sheep (meat and felt wool). They also have a small stud of Polled Highland cattle which are proving very popular.

The location is 5km from the main road between Canberra and Jindabyne (via Cooma and Berridale).

Hosts: Olivier and Jacquie

Address: Avonside Road, 2628 Coolamatong, NSW

PRICE RATE POLICY
Every enquiry and booking through GREEN GETAWAYS AUSTRALIA shows your support for the fabulous environmental initiatives undertaken by this property. That’s SO good to know!

FEATURES

The kitchen is fully equipped, however if you rather have a level of catering please let the owners know prior to your arrival as ready meals can be arranged.

The cabin is 100% off grid using only solar and is extremely Eco friendly and if you wish you understand the technologies behind the build please do let the owners know. As this is a farm stay, if your wish to have a tour, including feeding animal, please do arrange prior to arrival.

ACTIVITIES

Eggs Collection
​With over 400 chickens on the farm, collecting the eggs and feeding the chickens is always an adventure for the young and young at heart..

Orchard
​Our Orchard is filled with over 50 fruit and olive trees, with more being planted each year. Take a walk and watch the ducks do their bug patrol.

Vegetable Garden
​Growing vegetables in an alpine region is challenging, yet we manage to deliver a bounty each season. Help us or just enjoy the freshness.

Petting the Sheep
​We are a registered breeder of the heritage breed, Southdown baby-doll sheep…these are dual purpose sheep and just love to be hand feed and given a pat…you’ll want to take one home!

Brush our Coos
​We just love our Highland cattle, and once you see them you’ll see why. We have a breeding program to develop the cuteness factor to call them ‘Teddy bears”.

Relax…..
​Whether you want to sit back and enjoy the stunning alpine views, or walk around the property taking in the farm, we’ll make sure your stay is hassle free.

WildBrumby Distillery
Wildbrumby is the highest distillery in Australia. Located only 35km from Avonside, the distillery has access to pristine Alpine water, organically grown fruit and native mountain botanicals, which have become the inspiration behind its award-winning stable of schnapps, gin and vodka.
Yarrangobilly Caves
Step into the depths of Yarrangobilly Caves and you’ll discover stalagmites, stalactites and delicate decorations like shawls and cave corals. Explore six caves created from a belt of limestone laid down about 440 million years ago in Koscuiszko National Park.
Trout fishing
No matter if you prefer fishing from the banks of pristine lakes, or the fast flowing clear waters of an alpine river, the Snowy Mountains is the best place in Australia. Lures or baits, land or boat, there is the perfect spot for all. Attempt great fame by achieve the grand slam of fresh water fishing on Lake Jindabyne.
Mt Kosciuszko
Tick Kozzie off your bucket list – this is a must do when in the mountains. Hike to the highest peak in Australia – take in the views right across the Kosciuszko Main Range all while standing on the highest point in the land.
100 Things to do in Jindabyne
No matter your age or fitness level there is always plenty to do in Jindabyne…In fact there are over 100 things, so contact us for a full list.
Trout a plenty
Whether you would like to visit the Gaden Trout hatchery, attempt a relaxing catch at the Eucumbene Trout Farm, or follow the locals onto the lake and rivers, we’ve got you covered.
Retail Therapy!
Avonside is nestled between Berridale and Jindabyne with both villages offering a unique selection of fashion, artist galleries and retail outlets – which you’ll not find anywhere else.
Horse Riding
Brumbies are a plenty in the Snowy Mountains and one of the best ways to view them is via horseback. In the area we are spoilt with a choice of excellent operators offering short, long and private rides.
Natures at your door step..
No matter if you are seeking an adventure in mountain biking, hiking, white water rafting, or an alpine walk to reignite your spiritual connection, our Snowy Mountains will have an experience for you.

ENVIRONMENT

From the owners:

“From the outset we wanted to create a farm stay experience like none other. One that looked at the permaculture principle in building a sustainable farm, with accommodation surpassing what is currently available in the area. At the same time developing an unforgettable experience for families or simply a place for those that want to escape urban life for a few days.

All our waste is handled on site and all none recyclables are composted using worms, so please no plastics, sanitary products or baby wipes can be put into the toilet.”

The cottage is off grid.

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