Things to know

Things you need to know about your Stay on Bolivia Hill

Accommodation

The Gatehouse kitchen comes complete with quality cutlery and essential utensils; hotel-grade crockery; pots & pans; and assorted glassware. A fridge/freezer and ample cupboard space provide storage for your supplies of perishable goods. Appliances include microwave, large electric frypan, rice cooker, toaster and kettle.

The wood-fired stove features 2 stove–top cooking plates, and an oven big enough to take a 32cm pizza tray. The stove is very user-friendly, even for novices. Firewood and fire-starters are provided. But if you’re still uncertain, we are happy to build and light the fire for you as required.

Satellite TV, a small speaker system, ample power outlets, and 2 USB ports enable you to view, listen to and enjoy your favourite entertainment media. The Gatehouse has excellent 4G reception.

The spacious verandah features a daybed, large comfy chair, a bar setting for two and some genuinely spectacular views.

The Gatehouse yard features private gardens and is fully fenced.

IMPORTANT: It is 19km from our property to the nearest supermarket, servo and hotel in Deepwater. Please remember, The Gatehouse comes with starter supplies for coffee and tea-making, but we do not provide meals

Access

Detailed information on finding our entrance from the New England Highway will be provided prior to your arrival. 

From the highway, our entrance road is approximately 2km of winding, gravel road. It includes a creek crossing and some steep climbs.

IMPORTANT:  4WD, AWD or front wheel drive vehicles with good clearance are recommended.

Linen

Your queen bed will be prepared for you with fresh cotton sheets and pillowcases, a seasonal-weight doona, and cotton blanket.

IMPORTANT:  NO OTHER LINEN IS PROVIDED. Please BYO bath towels, tea towels, hand towels etc.

Wastewater

Please be aware that we operate an On-Site Wastewater Treatment System powered by thousands of hungry composting worms. Some chemicals commonly found in body wash, hair care or cleaning products can be toxic to the composting environment. If you think this may be the case with your products, please minimise their use during your stay. Alternatives are provided.

Weather changes at altitude

Sitting at 1010m above sea-level, our daily weather can fluctuate dramatically. Please come prepared with warm clothing for sub –zero nights and frosty mornings in winter. Even at the height of summer, a cool change and a strong easterly wind may require long trousers and a warm jacket for comfort outdoors. And don’t forget a beanie or hat!

Pets

Pets are welcome at Grasstrees BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY.

Off-leash, pets are restricted to fenced residential areas. On-leash walks are available. Please discuss your needs with John or Trish BEFORE confirming your booking.