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Kookaburra Cottage at Uralba Eco Cottages

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hosted by Julie
  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Get away from it all and relax in a beautiful off-grid Eco Cottage on 38 acres. Experience the peace and beauty of a unique and ecologically sustainable Australian sub-tropical environment.

Two distinct cottages make up the one residence at 'Uralba Eco Cottages'. One is occupied by your hosts, the other 'Kookaburra Cottage'. Both are separated by a breezeway, but each living space is designed to ensure the total privacy of its occupants.

National and International Ecotourism Certification

The space
With separate car parking and a disability access ramp, Kookaburra Cottage comprises one bedroom with queen bed, private bathroom, open-plan living area with lounge, dining area, and a large private verandah overlooking beautiful gardens. The verandah has its own vertical garden room and a calming water feature.

This property is self-catering; with private BBQ, a small portable gas oven, fridge and kitchenette stocked with everything you will need such as crockery, cutlery, locally sourced tea and coffee etc. (Please note there is NO microwave). Organic towels and pillows, luxury linen and environmentally friendly bathroom supplies are provided, along with many added extras to make your stay with us all that more comfortable.

The cottages run on 240v solar power entirely off-grid. Hot water comes from a separate solar system. There is a back-up generator and a LPG gas instantaneous hot water system (if needed). Filtered rainwater is gravity-fed to the cottages. Our Worm Waste Management system provides an environmentally sustainable solution for wastewater, sewerage and organic waste.

The buildings were designed to maximise airflow and comfort while reducing the carbon footprint. Much of the timber used in construction of the cottages has been sourced directly from the property and/or recycled materials. We use renewable and recyclable products where possible, provide recycling bins and compost all food waste on site. The garden’s general design principles are based on permaculture and the whole property is organic (chemical free).

There are plenty of things to do at Uralba. Relax on one of the comfy couches or in the hammock with a book, why not play a board game in the garden or become creative with some artwork? Enjoy the birds (over 100 documented species), butterflies, frogs and a variety of native animals such as wallabies, koalas and goannas.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Washer
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Indoor fireplace
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer

Where you’ll be

Upper Horseshoe Creek, New South Wales, Australia

Located in the foothills of the McPherson Range, we are surrounded by three World Heritage Listed National Parks (Border Ranges, Wollumbin and Nightcap Range), all within a short driving distance. You can take a walk, take a picnic, see beautiful views and sites of cultural and historical significance, or take a swim (there's a beautiful swimming hole and waterfall about 20 mins away).

We are situated 15 km (approx 20 mins) from Kyogle which is a thriving country town with plenty of eating options. There are a number of Tourist Drives around the Kyogle area - from half to full day options.

Nth NSW is renowned for its colourful local markets, country shows and festivals, not to mention quaint country towns and villages.

Distances from 'Uralba':-
* Kyogle 15 km
* Cawongla 11 km
* Nimbin 29km
* Lismore 48 km
* Casino 46 km
* Byron Bay 106 km
* Gold Coast Airport 95 km
* Brisbane 178 km
* Sydney 756 km
* Melbourne 1,650 km

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 141 reviews

Hosted by Julie

Joined in March 2018
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My husband Ricky and I invite you to come stay with us at our own little paradise. We love travelling and meeting new people. Our aim is to provide our guests with the most comfortable and enjoyable experience! The Aboriginal word Uralba means Home between the Hills. Why not come visit and make ‘Uralba’ YOUR home away from home.
My husband Ricky and I invite you to come stay with us at our own little paradise. We love travelling and meeting new people. Our aim is to provide our guests with the most comfort…

During your stay

We live on the property so we are around to help you with anything any time....but if you prefer your own privacy, that's entirely ok.

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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 141 reviews.