Bellingen Vintage Farmstay

Bellingen, nsw, australia

Bellingen Vintage Farmstay

Bellingen, nsw, australia

Our beautiful pet friendly farmstays in NSW is a unique country getaway that is set on our 8 acre biodynamic/permaculture working farm just 5 minutes drive from Bellingen town and our beautiful Bellinger River. This is our only pet friendly accommodation on the farm. Our vintage and recycled style offers you an eco-friendly and relaxing escape. This farmstay accommodation in NSW is budget friendly, fully equiped with everything you may need and it offers you a wonderful relaxing farm holiday experience, where your children can explore the farm in a safe environment.  Bonfires, swings, trampolines and our tree house means theres plenty for your children to enjoy here. This property allows you to experience all that a real working farm has to offer; fresh organic produce and eggs,  our beautiful  and friendly farm animals; chickens, horses and sheep which your children are welcome to help us feed.  We have been hosting guests here for over 9  years and have been featured in several interior magazines. Our laid back country style means you feel relaxed as soon as you walk in the door.

Complete house

Accomodates 4 Guests + Baby

4+ Beds

1 Bathroom

Complete house // Accomodates 4 guests + baby // 4+ Beds // 1 Bathroom

Standard Rate || $240 per couple per night


Standard Rates: $240 per night per couple

Holidays/Long weekends $260 per night per couple

Xmas/ Summer holidays $280 per night per couple

Cleaning/Linen fee: $90

Security Bond: $500 (refundable within 5 days of departure)

Extra guests: $25 per person per night

Guests: We can accomodate up to two extra guests (after 4)

Minimum: Two night stay

Check In time: after 12pm

Check out time: 10am.

The Space

Our vision is simple, and reflects our commitment to providing eco-friendly accommodation to our guests in a way that limits our carbon footprint. The style of all our properties has an emphasis on vintage and second hand furnishings and equipment, this gives our home a relaxed and laid back feel, and allows you really really enjoy yourselves and unwind. There is both an indoor slow combustion fireplace and an outdoor bonfire pit as well as an outdoor BBQ.

House Layout

The farmstay has an open plan living and kitchen space with vaulted ceilings to allow for air and light. It has two bedrooms, the main bedroom has a queen sized bed and there are two single beds in the second bedroom. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower and laundry facilities.

We can sleep an extra 2 children on the lounge room day beds if they’re happy to sleep in the main space or we can supply 2 x single mattresses.  We supply a kinder cot for your baby, 0-3 years old, but we ask that you bring your own bedding for the cot.

Dog Friendly

We are dog friendly, however all dogs must stay outside at all times. This way we can manage the needs of all our guests. We have a comfortable verandah and enclosed back yard for your dogs to stay cozy and dry. If your dogs are not comfortable around our chickens please put them on a lead when moving around the farm. Please bring your dogs bedding and food bowls. We ask that you ensure your dogs are flea free.

Extra Guests Overnight

You may not have friends stay over night without incurring an extra charge. Please notify us if you would like to have guests stay over with you so we can adjust the price accordingly.

Extra guests $25 per person per night

Getting Around

Bellingen is spread out, with many beautiful valleys, rivers and bush walks to enjoy and explore. So having your own car is important to accessing these places.

FLYING: Coffs harbour airport is 30 min away.

TRAINS: Urunga Train station is 20 min away.

BUSES: we have a bus service to both urunga and coffs that goes into bellingen town.

TAXIS: we have taxis from Bellingen town to our farm (5min)

Guest Access & House Rules


Access

You have your own private house on the farm with flat access. You have a fully fenced backyard where your dogs and children can play safely. You are welcome to enjoy our whole farm and explore the property.

 Interaction with Us

We run a busy farm, but we are always happy to make time for you. Either I or my onsite  farm sitters will come and greet you (not always as soon as you arrive) and explain how everything works and where everything is, then we will leave you to your holiday. We really want you to have a wonderful time here, and as such nothing is too difficult for us, so please feel free to ask for anything you many need to make your stay more comfortable. We also have a comprehensive guest information folder that explains everything to you, so please read through that carefully when you arrive to ensure a smooth and safe stay on our farm.   We are happy for you to walk up and visit us if we’re home and for your children to play with ours.

House Rules

Check-in is after 12 PM

We are dog friendly, however all dogs must stay outside at all times. This way we can manage the needs of all our guests. We have a comfortable verandah and enclosed back yard for your dogs to stay cozy and dry. If your dogs are not comfortable around our chickens please put them on a lead when moving around the farm. Please bring your dogs bedding and food bowls. We ask that you ensure your dogs are flea free. We take a bond of $100 on arrival to cover any accidental damage your dog may cause and we return this to you when you leave.

Environmentally Friendly

Our house uses rain tank water and we recycle the grey water, so please only use biodegradable soaps and washing powers. We supply guests with complementry laundry wash balls and soap.

Cancellation Policy

We do not offer refunds, we understand that sometimes you may have to cancel your trip due to unforeseen circumstances that are beyond your control, or that bad weather may prevent you from reaching the house. If this should happen we are happy for you to rebook your stay with us at a date that suits you and one that is free for us. If you do want to cancel and are able to give us enough notice, often we can find someone to take your booking and can then refund you your deposit.

Extra Guests

You may not have friends stay over night without incurring an extra charge. Please notify us if you would like to have guests stay over with you so we can adjust the price accordingly. Extra adults are $25 per person per night, extra children are $15 per child per night.

Things to Do

  • Bunches creek is located at the bottom of the farm below your house and is a great spot for a picnic and a paddle. 
  • We have plenty of board games, books and puzzles. 
  • Let your children help us feed the chickens and collect the eggs. 
  • We have swings, a tree house and a trampoline for your children to enjoy. 
  • Great bush walks 5 min from the house.
  • Enjoy the pristine Never Never river with a picnic and a swim in the Promised Land.
  • The Dorrigo mountains and rainforest walks are just 25 min away
  • The beautiful beaches of Urunga, Valla & Hungry head are just 20 minutes away
  • Take in the local artisans and produce of Bellingen and its regional areas with local markets 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturday of the month.
  • The Bellopy organic produce markets are on every 1st,3rd, Friday of the month. from 8-1.30pm at the Anglican Church in town.
  • Go horse riding in Vallery.
  • Canoe down the Bellinger river.
  • Visit the butterfly farm, water slides and bike track
  • We have great LIVE music every Friday night at church street cafe.
  • Ask us what’s on! There’s lots of workshops, music and community events.

Common Amenities

  • Essentials
  • Pantry items (tea, coffee, salt, pepper, spices, condiments and sauces)
  • Linen and towels
  • Tea towels
  • Bath mat and hand towels
  • TV/DVD player/DVD’s
  • Record Player and records
  • Ipod conector
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Heating
  • Fully Equiped Kitchen (gas stove)
  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Coffee maker
  • Baking mixer
  • Toasted sandwich maker
  • Smoothie blender
  • Dishwaher
  • Outdoor table
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Books & games
  • Children’s toys
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • First Aid kit
  • Spare toothbrush and toothpaste (in case you forgot yours)

Additional Amenities

  • Washing machine
  • Drying lines (mobile)
  • Eco friendly wash nuts
  • Soap
  • Hangers
  • Iron & ironing board

Special Features

  • Help Feed chickens and collect eggs
  • Order a box of farm fresh produce and eggs when you book
  • Gay friendly

The Space

Our vision is simple, and reflects our commitment to providing eco-friendly accommodation to our guests in a way that limits our carbon footprint. The style of all our country getaways in NSW has an emphasis on vintage and second hand furnishings and equipment, this gives our home a relaxed and laid back feel, allows us to tread lightly on the planet and allows you to feel at homes as soon as you arrive. There is both an indoor slow combustion fireplace and an outdoor bonfire pit as well as an outdoor BBQ. There is also a small citrus orchard with oranges, mandarines, lemons limes and lemonades in the paddock in front of your property which you can help yourself to.

House Layout

Our pet friendly farmstay has an open plan living and kitchen space with vaulted ceilings to allow for air and light. It has two bedrooms, the main bedroom has a queen sized bed and there are two single beds in the second bedroom. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower and laundry facilities.

We can sleep an extra 2 children on the lounge room day beds if they’re happy to sleep in the main space or we can supply 2 x single mattresses.  We supply a kinder cot for your baby, 0-3 years old, but we ask that you bring your own bedding for the cot.

Pet Friendly Farm Stays NSW

This is our pet friendly farmstays in NSW, however all dogs must stay outside at all times. This way we can manage the needs of all our guests, particularly those with allergies.  We have a comfortable verandah and enclosed back yard for your dogs to stay cozy and dry. If your dogs are not comfortable around our chickens please put them on a lead when moving around the farm. Please bring your dogs bedding and food bowls. We ask that you ensure your dogs are flea free. We also take a $100 cash bond for dog owners on arrival to cover any unnecessary damage your dog may cause whilst you are here, this is refunded upon departure.

Extra Guests

You may not have extra friends stay over night without incurring an extra charge. Please notify us if you would like to have guests stay over with you so we can adjust the price accordingly.

Extra guests $25 per person per night

Our Farm Animals

We have two dogs, three horses, two sheep, three  miniature Pygmy goats, two hives of native stingless bees and over 100 heritage chickens free ranging on the farm. Our cows are enjoying greener pastures on our neighbours farm. If you are allergic to dogs then this property is not suitable for you. Your children are welcome to help us feed our farm animals each day and collect eggs with us.

Our Farm Fresh Veggies & Eggs

We grow beautiful biodynamic seasonal fruit and veggies and eggs, if you would like a mixed box of fruit & veggies & eggs (aprox $60 depending on the size of your party and the length of your stay) please let us know when you book in and we will have it waiting for you when you arrive.

Our permaculture Biodynamic Farm

We have a small cirrus orchard in front of your property for you to help yourself to while you stay,  please let us know if you would like a tour of the vegetable garden and top orchard and we will make time to show you around.

Getting Around

Bellingen is spread out, with many beautiful valleys, rivers and bush walks to enjoy and explore. So having your own car is important to accessing these places.

FLYING: Coffs harbour airport is 30 min away.

TRAINS: Urunga Train station is 20 min away.

BUSES: we have a bus service to both urunga and coffs that goes into bellingen town.

TAXIS: we have taxis from Bellingen town to our farm (5min)

Guest Access & House Rules


Access

You have your own private house on the farm with flat access. You have a fully fenced backyard where your dogs and children can play safely. You are welcome to enjoy our whole farm and explore the property.

Interaction with Us

We run a busy farm, but we are always happy to make time for you. Either I or my onsite  farm sitters will come and greet you (not always as soon as you arrive) and explain how everything works and where everything is, then we will leave you to your holiday. We really want you to have a wonderful time here, and as such nothing is too difficult for us, so please feel free to ask for anything you many need to make your stay more comfortable. We also have a comprehensive guest information folder that explains everything to you, so please read through that carefully when you arrive to ensure a smooth and safe stay on our farm.   We are happy for you to walk up and visit us if we’re home and for your children to play with ours.

Farm Rules

Check-in is after 12 PM
* Feel free to ask for an early check in or a late check out and we will do our best to accommodate this if we can.
Please ensure that you secure all the gates properly on the farm, to ensure our animals don’t get out on the road or into our cropping areas.

 Environmentally Friendly

Our house uses rain tank water and we recycle the grey water, so please only use biodegradable soaps and washing powers. We supply guests with complementry laundry wash balls and soap.

Extra Guests

You may not have friends stay over night without incurring an extra charge. Please notify us if you would like to have guests stay over with you so we can adjust the price accordingly. Extra guests are $25 per person per night.

Special Occasions

This is one of the reasons we think we offer the best farmstay in NSW. If you are celebrating a special occasion (we do not host weddings) and would like to be surrounded by your family and friends then consider booking our entire farm (all three houses). We can cater up to 23 guests plus extra room for camping and camper trailers down beside the Farm Shed accommodation, making this an extraordinary farm holiday experience. If you are having a wedding nearby, this is the perfect location to stay with all your friends and family.

Camping | Camper Trailers | Small caravans

We have additional flat space to accommodate extra guests. This space is only available if you book the entire farm and or are have booked The Farm Shed.  The shared outdoor amenities means everyone has access to the toilet, kitchen and bathroom without disturbing the guests inside. We charge an additional $25 per camper.

Cancellation Policy

We understand that sometimes you may have to cancel your trip due to unforeseen circumstances that are beyond your control, or that bad weather may prevent you from reaching the house. If this should happen we are happy for you to rebook your stay with us at a date that suits you and one that is free for us. If you do want to cancel your booking we only offer refunds if we are able to find someone else to take your booking and this helps if you  give us enough notice.

Things to Do

  • Bunches creek is located at the bottom of the farm below your house and is a great spot for a picnic and a paddle. 
  • We have plenty of board games, books and puzzles. 
  • Let your children help us feed the chickens and collect the eggs. 
  • We have swings, a tree house and a trampoline for your children to enjoy. 
  • Great bush walks 5 min from the house.
  • Enjoy the pristine Never Never river with a picnic and a swim in the Promised Land.
  • The Dorrigo mountains and rainforest walks are just 25 min away
  • The beautiful beaches of Urunga, Valla & Hungry head are just 20 minutes away
  • Take in the local artisans and produce of Bellingen and its regional areas with local markets 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturday of the month.
  • Go horse riding in Vallery.
  • Canoe down the Bellinger river.
  • Visit the butterfly farm, water slides and bike track
  • There is great LIVE music every Friday night at church street cafe.
  • Ask us what’s on! There’s lots of workshops, music and community events.

Common Amenities

  • Essentials
  • Pantry (tea, coffee, salt, pepper, spices and herbs, condiments and sauces)
  • Linen and towels
  • TV/DVD player/DVD’s
  • Record player and records
  • Ipod connector
  • Hot water bottles
  • Ceiling fans
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Fully Equiped Kitchen (gas stove)
  • Refrigerator/freezer
  • Toaster
  • Baking mixer
  • Toasted sandwich maker
  • Smoothie blender
  • Stove top coffee espresso maker
  • Dishwaher
  • Outdoor table
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Books, games, toys
  • Children’s toys
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Spare toothbrush and toothpaste (in case you forgot yours)

Additional Amenities

  • Washing machine
  • Eco friendly wash nuts
  • Soap
  • Mobile clothes line
  • Hangers
  • Iron & ironing board
  • First aid kit

Special Features

  • Help Feed chickens and collect eggs
  • Order a box of farm fresh produce and eggs when you book
  • Child friendly
  • Gay friendly

“Never overlook the power of simplicity”