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Property Information

Barkala Farmstay
+61 2 6842 2239
2630 Dandry Rd
Coonabarabran NSW 2357
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Barkala Farmstay is a working Australian farm and also the home of the famous Pilliga Pottery. A Farmstay is a different type of holidaying where you can do as much, or as little as you want while staying on a farm. Accommodation and amenities suit the surroundings – at Barkala Farm they are a delightful combination of hand built European and Australian style guesthouses.

Come and stay on the working farm, Barkala, where you can wander the 12 000 acres that is home to cows, goats, sheep and horses and also chickens, turkeys, ducks and guinea pigs. Pick one of the unique hand built guesthouses to stay in and soak in the rustic atmosphere.

Camping in our camp ground is a peaceful experience with no traffic noises. You can choose your own location in the camp ground as the sites are unpowered. We offer home cooked delicious meals in our licensed Blue Wren Cafe. Barkala Farmstay is home of Pilliga Pottery and we offer pottery classes, bird watching and bush walks at this magical place. The farm animals are always lots of fun to visit during your stay. Our swimming pool is a great treat in the heat of Summer. In the Winter season you can collect your own fire wood on our property. Camp fires are allowed if the season permits.

Show your children the real country and let them explore the animal pens, gardens and paddocks. Barkala welcomes dogs as well, why should they miss out on the fun?

Expect a unique experience when you stay at Barkala Farmstay, it is truly unforgettable.

Property Features

  1. BBQ Area
  2. Outdoor Swimming Pool
  3. Disabled Access Rooms
  4. Wheel Chair Access
  5. Free Parking
  6. Pet friendly
  7. WiFi Internet
  8. Cafe

Accommodation Details

Barkala Farmstay

The Old Schoolhouse - Self contained

The Old Schoolhouse - Self contained

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The Old Schoolhouse was originally built for the owners' children to attend correspondence school, but has since been transformed into self-catered accommodation with kitchenette and bathroom. The Old Schoolhouse sleeps up to 6 guests and is pet friendly.

Experience the enchanting octagonal "fairy tale castle", hand-crafted from local timbers. Relax and enjoy the beautiful views from the large, Swiss-style balcony, and take a shower in a hand-sculpted masterpiece!

There is also an in-ground swimming pool for keeping cool during the summer and a gas heater and electric blankets for staying warm and cosy in the winter. We have also recently installed a reverse cycle air-conditioner.

There is a loft bedroom upstairs with a double bed and two double bunks downstairs. Therefore, up to 6 people can sleep here.

The Old Schoolhouse has a small kitchen with a mini fridge and gas stove/grill if you would like to bring your own food. There is also a bbq area on the lower level with a lovely outdoor dining area.

Otherwise, we are happy to cater for all or some of your meals in our nearby Blue Wren Café, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as espresso coffee, milkshakes, scones and homemade cakes throughout the day.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Queen bed
  • Smoking
  1. Room Service
  2. Balcony
  3. Stairs
  4. Outdoor Setting
  5. Toaster
  6. Dining Setting
  7. Barbeque
  8. Stove top
  9. Television
  10. High Chair Available
  11. Shower - separate
  12. Linen and Towels Provided
  13. Mini Fridge
  14. Ceiling Fans
  15. Verandah
  16. Air conditioned
  17. Linen Provided
  18. Tea/Coffee Making
  19. Heating
  20. Cots Available
  21. Kitchenette
  22. Lounge Area

Barkala Farmstay

Poets Cottage - Self contained

Poets Cottage - Self contained

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An appealing combination of creative flair and skillful construction has gone into this spacious farm stay accommodation, an earthy and ambient building. Relax and be inspired by the natural surroundings of this homely and comfortable house.

The Poets Cottage offers a relaxing and inspiring getaway, sleeps up to 6 people and is pet friendly, in fact Poets Cottage has a fenced area where your pet can stay secure outdoors as well as indoors. Whether you wish to entertain a large group, excite the children with life on a working pottery and farm, or need a quiet place to be creative, this is an ideal farmstay holiday accommodation.

Nestled between the orchard and the lightly wooded goat run, the Poet’s Cottage is secluded and peaceful, with a private driveway and parking in the rear of the building.

Featuring a fully equipped kitchen and spacious dining area, its open plan feel is warm and inviting. Stimulating natural timber beams and a hand crafted staircase give the living area the feel of a natural extension of the surrounding bush land.

  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Single bed
  • Smoking
  1. Barbeque
  2. Room Service
  3. Linen and Towels Provided
  4. Stairs
  5. Television
  6. Fridge - Fullsize
  7. Dining Setting
  8. Evaporative Air-conditioning
  9. Stove top
  10. Oven
  11. Heating
  12. Kitchen
  13. Linen Provided
  14. Tea/Coffee Making
  15. High Chair Available
  16. Verandah
  17. Shower - separate
  18. Lounge Area
  19. Outdoor Setting
  20. Cots Available
  21. Desk

Barkala Farmstay

The Studio - Large families or groups up to 15

The Studio - Large families or groups up to 15

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Perfect for large families or groups, The Studio is a spacious, friendly and relaxing place to stay. It has 3 lovely and unique bedrooms, fitted with handmade beds and sleeps up to 15 people. The Studio is also pet friendly.

It also has a large open-plan area with kitchen, dining and recreation area. There is a ping-pong table in the recreation area as well as a lounge area with television, games and books.

For winter there is a wood-heater (wood supplied) and in summer you are welcome to use our in-ground salt water swimming pool.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Single bed
  • Smoking
  1. Room Service
  2. Linen and Towels Provided
  3. Tea/Coffee Making
  4. Heating
  5. Cots Available
  6. Dining Setting
  7. Linen Provided
  8. Fridge - Fullsize
  9. Oven
  10. DVD Player
  11. Kitchen
  12. Lounge Area
  13. Outdoor Setting
  14. High Chair Available
  15. Wireless Internet
  16. Shower - separate
  17. Stove top
  18. Television

Barkala Farmstay

The Farmhouse Rm 1 – Double room plus 3 singles

The Farmhouse Rm 1 – Double room plus 3 singles

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The Farmhouse is a beautiful European-style building with four rooms, each opening onto the large wooden verandah that overlooks the surrounding horse paddocks and hills. Each room (rented separately) has a TV and all the beds/furniture in the rooms are hand-built from local timbers. Each room has central heating installed to ensure a warm comfortable room temperature in the colder Seasons. Farmhouse 1 sleeps up to 5 guests and is pet friendly.

The Farmhouse has tea/coffee making facilities and a large fridge on the verandah, but no kitchen. However, our licensed Blue Wren Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week and espresso coffees, milkshakes etc are available throughout the day.
There are two toilets and a shared bathroom situated on the open verandah, which has couches and is a lovely place to relax and take in the rural view.

The cost per room is $85 per couple plus $20 per extra person, which includes linen and towels.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Single bed
  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Smoking
  1. Room Service
  2. Linen Provided
  3. Fridge - Fullsize
  4. Ceiling Fans
  5. Cots Available
  6. Shower - separate
  7. Stairs
  8. Television
  9. Verandah
  10. Air conditioned
  11. Linen and Towels Provided
  12. Tea/Coffee Making

Barkala Farmstay

The Farmhouse Rm 2 – Double room plus 2 singles

The Farmhouse Rm 2 – Double room plus 2 singles

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The Farmhouse is a beautiful European-style building with four rooms, each opening onto the large wooden verandah that overlooks the surrounding horse paddocks and hills. Each room (rented separately) has a TV and all the beds/furniture in the rooms are hand-built from local timbers. Each room has central heating installed to ensure a warm comfortable room temperature in the colder Seasons. Farmhouse 2 sleeps up to 4 guests and is pet friendly.

The Farmhouse has tea/coffee making facilities and a large fridge on the verandah, but no kitchen. However, our licensed Blue Wren Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week and espresso coffees, milkshakes etc are available throughout the day.
There are two toilets and a shared bathroom situated on the open verandah, which has couches and is a lovely place to relax and take in the rural view.

The cost per room is $85 per couple plus $20 per extra person, which includes linen and towels.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Single bed
  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Smoking
  1. Room Service
  2. Linen and Towels Provided
  3. Tea/Coffee Making
  4. Television
  5. High Chair Available
  6. Shower - separate
  7. Linen Provided
  8. Fridge - Fullsize
  9. Ceiling Fans
  10. Verandah
  11. Balcony
  12. Stairs
  13. Outdoor Setting
  14. Heating
  15. Cots Available

Barkala Farmstay

The Farmhouse Rm 3 - Double room plus 2 singles

The Farmhouse Rm 3 - Double room plus 2 singles

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The Farmhouse is a beautiful European-style building with four rooms, each opening onto the large wooden verandah that overlooks the surrounding horse paddocks and hills. Each room (rented separately) has a TV and all the beds/furniture in the rooms are hand-built from local timbers. Each room has central heating installed to ensure a warm comfortable room temperature in the colder Seasons. Farmhouse 3 sleeps up to 4 people and is pet friendly.

The Farmhouse has tea/coffee making facilities and a large fridge on the verandah, but no kitchen. However, our licensed Blue Wren Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week and espresso coffees, milkshakes etc are available throughout the day.
There are two toilets and a shared bathroom situated on the open verandah, which has couches and is a lovely place to relax and take in the rural view.

The cost per room is $85 per couple plus $20 per extra person, which includes linen and towels.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Single bed
  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Smoking
  1. Room Service
  2. Linen and Towels Provided
  3. Tea/Coffee Making
  4. Television
  5. High Chair Available
  6. Shower - separate
  7. Linen Provided
  8. Fridge - Fullsize
  9. Ceiling Fans
  10. Verandah
  11. Balcony
  12. Stairs
  13. Outdoor Setting
  14. Heating
  15. Cots Available

Barkala Farmstay

The Farmhouse Rm 4 - Double room plus 3 singles

The Farmhouse Rm 4 - Double room plus 3 singles

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The Farmhouse is a beautiful European-style building with four rooms, each opening onto the large wooden verandah that overlooks the surrounding horse paddocks and hills. Each room (rented separately) has a TV and all the beds/furniture in the rooms are hand-built from local timbers. Each room has central heating installed to ensure a warm comfortable room temperature in the colder Seasons. Farmhouse 4 sleeps up to 5 guests and is pet friendly.

The Farmhouse has tea/coffee making facilities and a large fridge on the verandah, but no kitchen. However, our licensed Blue Wren Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week and espresso coffees, milkshakes etc are available throughout the day.
There are two toilets and a shared bathroom situated on the open verandah, which has couches and is a lovely place to relax and take in the rural view.

The cost per room is $85 per couple plus $20 per extra person, which includes linen and towels.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Queen bed
  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Smoking
  1. Room Service
  2. Linen and Towels Provided
  3. Tea/Coffee Making
  4. Television
  5. High Chair Available
  6. Shower - separate
  7. Linen Provided
  8. Fridge - Fullsize
  9. Ceiling Fans
  10. Verandah
  11. Balcony
  12. Stairs
  13. Outdoor Setting
  14. Heating
  15. Cots Available

Barkala Farmstay

Eagle Valley - Self contained - up to 13 guests

Eagle Valley - Self contained - up to 13 guests

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The Eagle Valley cottage is a lovely cottage hand-made from natural and local materials with great attention to detail. It has 3 spacious bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen & dining area with a lounge for relaxing, and a wood-heater (wood supplied). The kitchen is lovely and modern with a gas stove and marble bench top. Eagle Valley sleeps up to 13 guests and is pet friendly.

It is set in a private location 2 kms from the cafe, pottery studio and the rest of the accommodations. It's close to bush-walking tracks and as the name of the cottage suggests, the ridge overlooking the valley is home to eagles.

The access road is not suitable for extremely low cars.

  • 1 Bunk bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Single bed
  • Smoking
  1. Kitchen
  2. Linen and Towels Provided
  3. Stove top
  4. Outdoor Setting
  5. Oven
  6. Shower - separate
  7. Linen Provided
  8. Tea/Coffee Making
  9. Heating
  10. Cots Available
  11. Barbeque
  12. Lounge Area
  13. Fridge - Fullsize

Terms & Conditions

We charge the balance of your accommodation on your check out.

We are a pet friendly property.

We charge a non-refundable deposit of $60 to confirm a booking in our guesthouses and accept Master card or Visa card. If guests cancel 24 hours prior to their arrival, the full amount of the booking will be charged to the credit card. The non-refundable deposit can be used towards another date in the future, this service is free of charge.

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