"The Yurt" is situated approximately 2km drive from the historic Village of O'Connell, and 15 minutes from Bathurst in Central Western NSW. Three hours from Sydney, "The Yurt" makes the perfect weekender. The property boasts two options for accommodation the iconic "Yurt", and the "Garden Room".
"The Yurt" sits high on the hill overlooking the Fish River and the Valley of O'Connell. Enjoy a glass of wine or a morning coffee on the deck and take in the 180-degree views.
The Yurt is fully self-contained and can accommodate four people in 2 separate bedrooms. Bedroom one has a Queen Bed; bedroom 2 has two Single Beds. All the beds have electric blankets. The bathroom has both a corner bath (which you can wallow in and watch the sun set) also separate shower. Linen and towels are included.
The kitchenette has a hot plate, microwave, BBQ and the all-important coffee machine. The reverse cycle heating and cooling is located in the sitting room as well as the TV and DVD player.
Also available for additional surcharge is the "Garden Room". (At an extra nightly cost to be negotiated subject to number of guests) This self-contained room with kitchenette and en suite it is a short one minute walk through the garden from "The Yurt." Perfect for extra guests. The "Garden Room", accommodates three guests comfortably with three beds, (two king single). Electric blankets, linen and towels are included.
O'Connell Hotel is a 5 minute drive down the hill and open 7 days a week. Opposite is the O'Connell Cafe offering scrumptious breakfasts and lunches from Friday-Sunday, or just enjoy a "Fish River Roasters" coffee and treat.
Magnificent "Mayfield Gardens" boasting over 40 hectares is just a 20 minute drive, also offering lunches and coffee, open 7 days. Wide variety of plants for sale from their nursery.
Jenolan Caves a little over hour drive.
15 minute drive to Bathurst, famous for its car racing at Mt Panorama, worth taking a drive for views over the city. Many sporting venues, cycling particularly popular.
Scenic drives through local villages, Tarana, Rockley, Perthville, Newbridge, Millthorpe, Wattle Flat, historic Sofala and Hill End all comfortable day trips.
Cowra and Orange just over an hour away renowned for restaurants and vineyards.
As we have a menagerie of bird life here including our chooks, guinea fowl and fan tail pigeons all free ranging, we sadly can’t have dogs or cats.
Should guests prefer a long term rental, this can be negotiated.