Welcome to Crookshanks Farmstay

Do you want a holiday in a pet-friendly farm cottage – self-contained accommodation in the foothills of the NSW Snowy Mountains?

Crookshanks cottage is a clean and cosy farm cottage hideaway, fully equipped, with a luxurious indoor swimming pool.

 

Self Contained Cottage

• Two queen bedrooms and one bunk bedroom (sleeping 6 people comfortably). • Television, DVD player, lots of DVDs, CD player, books, games, piano keyboard, Internet connection. • Bathroom with bath and shower.

Farm Activities

• Bush Walking, • feeding the farm animals, • swim in the indoor swimming pool (seasonal), • horse riding, • explore the wild animals along the creek and hillside, • play Golf at Cooma Golf Course, • ski the Mt. Selwyn snowfields

Great Location

Relax on the farm or make a trip to nearby locations! One hour to Mt. Selvyn Snow Fields, 15 Minutes to Cooma Golf Course, 20 Minutes to Cooma

About Crookshanks

 

Crookshanks is a 700 ha working property with superfine Merino sheep, alpacas, Angus beef cattle, working dogs and retired and resting race horses to meet, and rugged mountains, and 12 km of creek valleys to explore.

Echidnas, kangaroos, wombats and wallabies are found along the creeks and on the hillsides. Eagles, galahs, cockatoos, gang gangs, crimson rosellas, eastern rosellas, lyrebirds and scarlet robins abound.  

What can you do at Crookshanks?

  • Write your first novel with your dog at your side, read, watch DVDs or listen to music.
  • Swim in the indoor swimming pool which separates the self-contained cottage from the main Crookshanks farmhouse (note pool is seasonal).
  • Bushwalking in the 500 ha of proclaimed conservation area with steep mountains and 12 km of creeks (bring warm clothes, long trousers and strong boots for walking and farm activities).
  • Echidnas, kangaroos, wombats and wallabies are found along the creeks and on the hillsides. Eagles, galahs, cockatoos, gang gangs, crimson rosellas, eastern rosellas, lyrebirds and scarlet robins abound.
  • Play golf on the Cooma Golf Course (10 minutes by car) 
  • Travel to Mt Selwyn to ski (one hour away) (or to Perisher, Guthega or Thredbo, if you don’t mind driving a little further).
  • Help feed farm animals or go horse riding at a nearby equestrian centre.
  • Drive 20 minutes to Cooma and go cafe-hopping or shopping. There’s a great play park for kids in the centre of town. Cooma also offers a night at the movies and dining in one of many restaurants or pubs. There is usually live music on somewhere.
  • Adaminaby, 35 minutes in the other direction, has great fish and chips at the Snow Goose Hotel, so makes for a good lunch trip.

PLEASE NOTE: Adults are required to supervise children at all times, especially in the pool.

Accomodation

  • The cottage has two queen bedrooms and a bunk bedroom, sleeping 7 people comfortably.
  • All bedding and towels are supplied.
  • Extra mattresses are available for extra children.
  • The sheets are ironed, and the beds are all made for you when you arrive.
  • There is a bathroom with a deep cast iron bath and a shower, and enough towels for an army of people.
  • There are extra bedding and towels in the hall cupboard.
  • The cottage has gas heating and a slow-combustion wood heating stove, with wood stored under cover on the back verandah.
  • For your pleasure we have a television, CD and DVD players, lots of DVDs, lots of books and games and a piano keyboard.
  • wireless ethernet Internet connection.
  • The cottage has a kitchen for your do-it-yourself holiday.
  • Cook yourself breakfast, lunch and dinner on the Baby Q Weber, the gas cooktop or in the microwave oven.
  • There are plenty of utensils, crockery and cookware provided.
  • The north-facing cottage verandah, warmed by winter sun, has doors from the living/dining room and kitchen and from the two queen bedrooms, and gates with safety catches for young children.
  • Crookshanks is pet friendly, so you're very welcome to bring your house-trained dogs!

Prices and Bookings


$165,- / Night

For one family. There are three bedrooms which can sleep up to 7 people.

Minimum: 2 nights  

Stay six nights – get a seventh FREE!

Pets are very welcome.