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Cosy woodfire

Entire home/flat

5 Guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

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About this listing

Perched on top of the great dividing range at 750 metres above sea level Didgy Ridge is set on 34 scenic acres and overlooks a pretty valley with views back to the township of Mudgee.
It has 3 bedrooms which will comfortably sleep 5 people.

The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Check In: 1PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £21
Security Deposit: £184
Weekly Discount: 30%
Weekend Price: £117 / night
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The space

Rustic 3 bedroom cottage which will comfortably sleep 5 people.

Fully equipped kitchen.

Lounge room fitted out with a 130cm plasma TV, bluray player including a 5.1 surround sound system.

The lounge room is also air conditioned and has a slow combustion wood heater to keep you cosy during the winter months.

There are around 5 acres of cleared land around the house with the balance of the land being natural bushland which is teaming with wildlife and interesting rock formations. There is even a waterfall on the property that runs over a huge solid quartz rock formation! The surrounding properties are unfenced giving you access to around 200 acres of walking tracks.

Some of the wildlife we have seen over the years includes, Kangaroos, Wallabies, Wombats, Echidnas, Blue tongue lizards, Parrots, Black cockatoos, Finches, and Galahs.

Located on tar sealed roads just 30 km's (17 minutes drive) due north of the township of Mudgee (next door to the Ruwenzori retreat) and 24 km's (15 minutes drive) due east of the famous gold town of Gulgong you can enjoy the benefits of country living with the convenience of being close to town.

*130cm plasma TV

*Bluray player

*5.1 surround sound

*DVD player (over 60 popular DVD movies provided)

*Master bedroom = Double bed

*2nd bedroom = 2 single beds and also has a Sony PlayStation, 80cm LCD TV, DVD player, board games, children's books and toys (Keep the kids entertained for hours!)

*3rd bedroom = 1 King single bed and portable cot

*Air conditioned lounge and master bedroom

*Wood heater (firewood provided)

*Modern stove, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and espresso machine

*400 litre fridge/ freezer

*400 litre hot water service

*Plenty of storage (tall boys, dresser and cupboards)

*Laundry with modern front loader washing machine and clothes dryer

*BBQ available

*Pets allowed (6 x covered animal enclosures available)

Guest access

Exclusive use.
The entire property is yours to use.

Interaction with guests

No interaction.
We do not live on property however we do have a 2nd house on the property that we use on occasion. If we are going to be on the property during your stay we will inform you of this.

The neighbourhood

Dozens of wineries just 10-15 minutes drive away.

The famous tourist walk "The Drip" is only a 22 km drive from Didgy Ridge.

The township of Gulgong (15 minute drive) has two museums with the Gulgong Pioneer museum being my pick.

Gulgong also has some lovely pubs such as the rustic Prince Of Wales Hotel.

Mudgee (Aboriginal name that means "Nest in the hills") is the largest township in the area and has plenty of shops, restaurants, pubs and other attractions to keep you entertained.

Mudgee also has lots of special events during the year and is regularly fully booked out on special event weekends.....not something you will have to worry about!

Getting around

Parking included

Other things to note

Optus and Telstra mobile coverage + 3G/4G all work well. Other networks, please confirm coverage with your service provider.

NBN was commissioned in our area in 2015.

Children's toys, games, books and Sony Playstation provided.

Portable cot also available.

All linen, blankets, towels and toiletries supplied at no extra cost.


Our property is located in the country side surrounded by bushland.
There will be INSECTS, SPIDERS, REPTILES (such as snakes) and even small field rodents on and/ or in the property. (The house)
We do everything in our power to exclude these from the property however during very hot or cold weather something always managers to find a way into the house. This is an accepted part of living in the Australian bush.
If this is going to upset you then please DO NOT BOOK with us.

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 1PM - 12AM (midnight)

Please leave the property in good order and condition. If you break it, dent it, scratch it or lose it please let us know. No one likes surprises and we are no different.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

12 Reviews

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Clare User Profile
May 2017
Great cottage, loved the coffee machine and fire, lovely location.

Antony User Profile
April 2017
Great place

Pierre User Profile
January 2017
The place was as described. Jay and Lina gave us some great tips which greatly increased our enjoyment of the area. In particular, they told us about 'the Drip', a beautiful section of the Goulburn River and pointed out the proximity of Gulgong, which is a lovely little country town and a great alternative to Mudgee. Gulgong (only 15-or-so minutes away) has several museums (do not miss the Pioneers Museum), a good Thai restaurant, pubs, cafés, bakeries a market and a choice of churches for a Sunday morning worship (the Presbyterian one has a nice young minister and is family friendly). Thank you Jay and Lina.

Kate User Profile
June 2016
We absolutely loved staying at Didgy Ridge - it was warm and cosy throughout a very cold winter weekend! A beautiful spot, we'll definitely be back. :-)

Brian User Profile
January 2016
We really enjoyed our time at Didgy Ridge. The home was comfortable and well appointed. It is in a very quiet location and has a large bush area with some interesting walking tracks. The lookout has a great view and we saw some beautiful sunsets from it.

Di User Profile
December 2015
Comfortable cottage with everything we needed in nice bushland. Loved the view from the lookout.Nice drive to both Mudgee and Gulgong

Jasmine User Profile
August 2015
Majestic little cottage, me and my friends had a great stay. The accomodation was comfortable and clean. Enjoyed the look out beautiful views, saw a lot of kangaroos and black cockatoos

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia · Joined in July 2014
Jay User Profile

My wife Lina and I live and own a business in Sydney Australia. We also own a rural property in Mudgee NSW which is about 3.5 hours from Sydney. The rural property "Didgy Ridge" is our holiday home which we have owned for over 12 years. Many of our friends and relatives have enjoyed staying at the property over the years so last year we decided to share our country home with the Airbnb community.

We enjoy the fresh air and the cosy wood fire but most of all we love the peace and quiet of the Australian bush.

We hope that you will also enjoy the experience as much as we do.

Lina and I have a simple outlook in life. Treat people the way you like to be treated and the rest is easy.

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