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· Tinderry, New South Wales
600 acres
21 sites
1 Glamping
20 Vehicle/Tent
This is a working farm approx 70% cleared remainder bush. Sub Alpine so the temperature can change quickly and snow, there are currently 5 paddocks available no set campsites you pick your own site, also available is a self-contained cottage (view our separate listing for Calabash Manager's Cottage). This has 4 bedrooms bathroom and kitchen heating when required is a slow combustion wood stove very relaxing. There are no amenities for campers, please BYO and leave no trace. There is plenty of branches and wood on the ground for a fire but please no fires when fire bans in place. Dogs are OK but as we are a sheep property they must be well controlled and on a leash and not left to roam. We prefer smaller dogs. Campfires permitted when restrictions aren't in place. Plenty of firewood around to gather your own. If you want it cut it for you then buy some as an extra and add it to your order. Please check with the host on arrival regarding local fire conditions. No set areas for camping - choose when you get here. Suitable for caravans, motorhomes, tents. Lots of options! No mobile phone reception! If you need to contact us once you have a booking, contact us via email or landline. Temperature can change quickly and in winter you could be snowed in, so be prepared.
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Tinderry, New South Wales, AustraliaTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Somsri K.Joined in September 2019
18 Ratings · 14 reviews
Zane S.recommends
January 9, 2023
Calabash Manager's Cottage
lovely spot to relax and unwind.
The cabin is very comfortable and great value, we slept so well every night in the quiet environment. The farm is in a lovely spot to relax and unwind. We loved scenery and our stay. The host is friendly, helpful and informative. We really enjoyed our stay we will be back
Rachael H.recommends
January 4, 2023
Calabash Manager's Cottage
Spent an amazing night at the cottage! Tony and Somsri were super helpful with directions to the property and very welcoming. The property is surrounded by beautiful bush land and heaps of wildlife. Tony showing us around the farm and letting us meet the animals made it all the better! The cabin has everything you need with a fireplace to keep you warm at night! Remember to bring linen!
Cath H.recommends
November 21, 2022
Calabash Manager's Cottage
Late Spring in the Tinderries.
The two absolute best thing about Calabash are the incredibly clean air (and cool while I was there) and the quietude - just the noise of sheep, breeze, birds and frogs. The overall view across to other ranges is lovely and the sunsets were beautiful. The house has a wood fire and was built for a family so plenty of room. Tony is a perfect host.
Ann Marie K.recommends
October 5, 2022
Calabash Manager's Cottage
The host was welcoming and wonderful! The land is stunning! And the cottage has everything you need. We left feeling refreshed and peaceful. Highly recommend.
Kathy E.recommends
April 17, 2022
Calabash Manager's Cottage
Walking and wildlife
Calabash is a great spot to bird watch and bush walk and would be excellent for wildflowers in spring - Tony cares for the land and the property is teeming with wildlife - perfect for a quiet getaway with nature and no interruptions
Isaac P.recommends
April 16, 2022
Calabash Spring Dam Paddock 60 acre
Exactly what we were after. Drive off into a paddock and find your own piece of grass and enjoy nature. Perfect.
Mitchell O.recommends
April 15, 2022
Calabash Manager's Cottage
The most amazing experience!!!
Beautiful hospitality, combined with extraordinary scenic views, endless amounts of land to explore, lovey sunrises and sunsets. I would recommend this to everyone who wants to have a scenic escape away from the city, to clear your head or admire the tranquil/unique environment. Tony was great to have a chat with while we were there, such a top bloke who really looked after you! Couldn’t highly recommend this enough!! 100/100
Gordon W.recommends
January 23, 2022
Calabash Spring Dam Paddock 60 acre
Spring creek camp
Terrific weekend site - easy to get to from the ACT - quiet and peaceful site. Very friendly owners - taking the time to show the shearing sheds and ins and outs of tractors - very much appreciated by the little one!
Sudip D.recommends
January 15, 2022
Calabash Manager's Cottage
Best place to stay for 1-3 nights near Canberra. Very cool place and Tony ( host) is very humble person. We spend 2 nights this weekend with family friends and we enjoy more than expected. We always recommend to all to visit/stay this lovely place once.
Katherine C.recommends
October 23, 2021
Calabash Manager's Cottage
Quiet and solitude.
This place is a place of solitude and beauty. Incredibly comfortable, and hosts were incredibly generous with their time. We’ll make sure next time to try your wares. Thank you for providing such a beautiful spot. Will come again. The lambs were a wonderful addition 😊
Lachlan J.recommends
April 15, 2021
Calabash Manager's Cottage
They really care
The cottage isn't a 5 star glamping spot, but the views are great, the opportunity to bushwalk is excellent, and we felt comfortable and at home the entire time. This place really knocks it out of the park for value for money. As to how well your hosts treat you, the fridge died when we were there, and they have a cool room about 150m from the cottage. They told us to put our food in there then made the nearly 4 hour round trip into canberra just to grab a fridge, on Easter Saturday no less.
Birdy A.recommends
March 23, 2021
Calabash Manager's Cottage
Relaxing uplifting beautiful 🌻
Gorgeous stay. Felt like home. Surrounded by beautiful nature and Somsri was the best, got to make a fire pick fresh apples and listen to the beauty of nature. the kids and us had a ball thank you Somsri for your generosity and kindness 🍃
Lucy R.recommends
January 10, 2021
Calabash Manager's Cottage
A wonderful escape into the unknown. Peace and quiet with the sheep.
Tier M.recommends
January 9, 2021
Calabash Manager's Cottage
We had a lovely stay at Calabash Manager's Cottage. Tony was an amiable host and showed us around the farm and shearing shed, the kids even had a chance to feed the lambs. The cottage consists of four bedrooms, two with queen beds and two with single beds. There was also a lovely slow-burning fireplace. The kitchen is well equipped to cook a meal. Remember to take your own doonas, pillows and towels. And if you are really desperate you might be able to find the odd bit of mobile signal.
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