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Dael's Mill - Horse Holidays

· Martinsville, New South Wales
50 acres hosted by Tyson & Chantelle N.
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Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Dael's Mill is a charming 2 bedroom cabin with a rich history, dating back to the 1800s. Set upon a breathtaking 50-acre retreat nestled a the foothills of the Watagan Mountains, midway between Sydney and Newcastle. Dael's Mill offers a uniquely horse-friendly escape where guests have the option to bring their beloved ponies for midweek or weekend stays, or enjoy an intimate escape in the mountains, to slow down, recharge, and reconnect. The cabin accommodates 4-6 guests and is equipped with self-contained amenities including: - King or single beds with luxurious Bed Threads linen and towels - Pull out double sofa - Air conditioning - Cedar, wood fired hot tub - Bathroom - Fridge - Kitchenette (microwave, toaster, electric fry pan, tea and coffee facilities) - BBQ - Internal fireplace and outdoor fire pit - TV with Chromecast Horse accommodation: (Maximum 4 horses per booking - 2 paddocks shared between 4 horses). Please let us know if you would like us to feed your horses. They have dedicated adjoining paddocks so you can look out your window and greet your four legged friend. Activities: Guests can unwind in an outdoor hot tub or take a refreshing dip in the property's dam and lagoons, adorned with lillies. The site grants easy access to vast trail networks in the Watagan State Forest, ideal for adventurous souls seeking extensive riding opportunities, either by horse, motor bike, mountain bike or 4WD. Or, you can try your luck fishing in the dam for some silver perch! Property features: For those seeking a more relaxed riding (or hiking) experience, the property boasts kilometers of purpose-built trails that don't require opening gates, catering to groups or individuals, providing spaces for bush bashing, hill climbs and canters. Guests can explore beautiful pockets of the property featuring our spring-fed dam, lagoons, and stunning Blarney Creek, meandering through the landscape. Spot the local wallabies, wombats, echidnas, water dragons, and so much more. Local attractions: Watagan enjoys proximity to takeaway shops, cafes, boutiques and restaurants just 10-15 minutes away, while the award-winning 8 @ Trinity is a mere 20-minute drive, offering a diverse range of culinary experiences. - Beaches within 35 minutes - Wineries within 45 minutes - Lookouts and state forest picnic areas at your door step Tyson & I are excited to welcome you to our little slice of paradise.Dael's Mill is a captivating retreat with a rich history, originally situated at 'Shipley' in Wollombi before being carefully relocated by bullock wagon to its current location. The cabin embodies a deliberate preservation of its period charm, offering guests an immersive experience in rustic nostalgia from a bygone era. Surrounded by enchanting gardens, Dael's Mill boasts an exquisite Magnolia, a stunning Chinese Elm, and a majestic Jacaranda tree adorned with a plethora of elk and stag horns. Nestled within this serene setting, the cabin provides a serene and peaceful ambiance for guests seeking a glimpse into the past while surrounded by natural beauty. See more of what we're about at: https://www.facebook.com/watagan.au www.instagram.com/watagan.au
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2 Ratings · 2 reviews
Michelle B.recommends
April 23, 2024
Dael's Mill - BYO Horse
Tranquility not far from city
This would be a great location for a horse owner. There is ample space for your steed and direct line of sight. The historic homestead is a step up from a campsite. There are large and comfortable beds with quality linen. The house has retained its original bones including the fireplace in the kitchen. If you do not bring your own camp oven, the modern touches of an electric frypan, microwave and gas bbq can fill the gap. A bathroom has been added into the corner of the kitchen. It is not fully enclosed up to ceiling so it can benefit from the kitchen lighting. There is a spare toilet in the yard if this presents any issues. It is a rural location so there is dependency on the internet router. There is some Telstra reception in spots outside the cabin. If you are riding the trails all day, refreshing in the hot tub and then making a meal, patchy connectivity will not be an issue. Be sure to bring a book, cards or games.
Matt M.recommends
March 31, 2024
Dael's Mill - BYO Horse
Came down to this place not really expecting much due to the late booking, the cheap price and lack of photos. But wow, very undersold. Beautiful piece of land with such stunning horses and views. The family that stays there are so welcoming and made this stay so much better. Said it many times before but thank you guys, exactly what we needed for our small break. See you next time!
Martinsville, New South Wales, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Awabakal and Darkinung First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Tyson & Chantelle N.Joined in October 2023
Response rate: 80%Response time: Within 9 hours
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