Manning River Escape - Barrington Tops

Welcome to our charming and historic holiday home, perfectly situated on the banks of the Manning River and a mere 1-hour drive to Barrington Tops National Park. This delightful 4-bedroom rural homestead sits on 4 acres of pristine land, offering a serene retreat with modern comforts.

Manning River Escape offers easy access to the river for wading and swimming, with shallow areas perfect for children. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the river cascading nearby and breathtaking views of the national park and lush farmland from the spacious living area. Start and end your day with the peaceful sounds of the cascading river.

Ideal for families seeking a peaceful getaway or friends looking to reconnect with nature and relax in a picturesque setting. Whether you’re lounging by the river on a hot summer day or cozying up by the fire in winter, this homestead promises a rejuvenating experience.

* Open plan living/dining area with a slow combustion heater and air conditioning, smart TV, high speed Starlink wireless internet
* Recently renovated kitchen with a Chefs oven, gas cooktop, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, and coffee machine
* Internal laundry facilities including washer and dryer
* Master bedroom ensuite with underfloor heating
* Gazebo overlooking the river, ideal for birdwatching; sun lounges near the house and riverside
* Well-maintained gardens with lime, orange, and lemonade trees; a dam adorned with water lilies and inhabited by frogs
* Half-size basketball court with professional hoop and backboard, dart board, rope swing, and plenty of land for the kids to run wild
* Board games including backgammon and GO, and a telescope for the amazingly clear star filled sky
* Wood-fired BBQ and pizza oven under cover; combustion fire for winter warmth; double carport. (firewood can be purchased as an optional upgrade)
* Telstra mobile phone reception available

Configuration
Bedroom 1: Queen bed with ensuite
Bedroom 2: Queen bed
Bedroom 3: Queen bed
Bedroom 4: 2x single beds and additional single trundle bed

Linen & bed making is included for your convenience, and we’re pleased to provide a range of amenities to make your stay comfortable. Bring your own Swimming towels Escape the daily grind with this stunning sanctuary of beauty and character.

Wildlife
Manning River Escape is a wonderful place for birdwatching and enjoying Australian wildlife! Bower birds, kookaburras, butcher birds, lorikeets, galahs, rosellas, eagles, herons, and the elusive azure kingfisher all make for a diverse and fascinating bird population.

In addition to birds, you may see small marsupials like wallabies, as well as frogs, and neighbouring livestock (horses and cows). This mix of wildlife creates a rich and varied environment to observe and appreciate nature’s beauty.

Location
This is real Australia in all its natural beauty, surrounded by bush and prime farmland. 7 km along the road is Woko National Park. The charming town of Gloucester is a 20-minute drive away, with restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. Gloucester is the gateway to Barrington Tops National Park, larger than the Blue Mountains and part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. The nearest general store is 15 minutes away in Barrington.

Sorry no large parties, functions, excessive noise, or additional visitors allowed without prior approval. Strictly no pets or smoking allowed. Your rights and our expectations are outlined in “Code of Conduct for the Short-term Rental Accommodation Industry NSW”. Please note there are cameras on site for security reasons outside only and are not in operation while guests are staying. Guests are liable for the full cost of any breakages, missing items or damage. All rubbish must be removed from the property on your departure. A $50.00 fee for rubbish disposal will be deducted from the security bond if required.