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Heritage Coach House at The Rift

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Flat-screen TV, fireplace, DVD player, toys
Flat-screen TV, fireplace, DVD player, toys
6 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
6 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Heritage Coach House at The Rift

Entire home

Heritage Coach House at The Rift


5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

6 bedrooms4 bathroomsSleeps 13

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
Bowral, NSW

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMount Gibraltar Reserve15 min walk
  • Popular LocationInternational Cricket Hall of Fame3 min drive
  • Popular LocationCorbett Gardens3 min drive
  • AirportShellharbour, NSW (WOL)50 min drive

Space details

6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 13
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
Bedroom 2
    2 single beds
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    1 double bed
Bedroom 5
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 6
    1 queen bed
    1 single bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Heritage Coach House at The Rift

Family-friendly holiday home in Bowral
Set in rambling heritage-listed gardens at The Rift Estate, The Coach House is an elegant, charming country retreat. Gourmet kitchen, expansive living, dining, and relaxed alfresco spaces; minutes to bushwalking trails, wineries and Bowral town.

The Rift is a grand old late-nineteenth century Italianate mansion, one of the early Bowral estates. The Coach House originally accommodated the coachman and horses, and retains many original character features that reflect its rich history.

A gourmet kitchen awaits, and an outdoor entertaining area with bbq and deck chairs on the verandah for relaxing. More energetic guests can play croquet and badminton on the lawn, or wander down to the field for a game of cricket or football. There are gardens full of fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers to explore. Named for the geological rift at the base of Mount Gibraltar, there are bushwalking trails and scenic paths to explore nearby.

Our guests enjoy a truly luxurious stay, with amenities including:
• Free wifi.
• Flat screen TV.
• De'Longhi coffee machine and appliances.
• Fully equipped chef’s kitchen.
• Luxury Sheridan linen and towels.
• Arctic goose down duvets.
• Three open fireplaces, heaters in all bedrooms and underfloor heating in bathrooms.
• Claw-foot bathtubs.
• Laundry with washing machine, dryer and iron.
• High chair, infant cot, games and toys for children.
• Wheelchair access to property, bedroom and ensuite.

Guest Interaction
The Coach House very private and separate from the main house. Guests are warmly welcomed on arrival, then left to relax in their own space.

The Neighbourhood
Bowral is lush, quaint and picturesque. Locals take pride in their homes and gardens, and the main street in town is full of delightful boutiques and cafes.

Getting Around
The Coach House is an easy 90 minute drive from Sydney and has ample off-street and street parking. Alternatively, an inter-city train can transport you from Sydney or Canberra to Bowral station, only minutes from The Coach House. Southern Highlands taxis can be booked for minor transits, as well as maxi taxis for a winery tour.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer fridges, microwaves, kitchenware and utensils and dishwashers. Bathrooms include baths or showers and hairdryers.

This Bowral property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Janet Ottaviano
Speaks English

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • Free WiFi

Family friendly

  • High chair
  • Children's toys


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Paper towels
  • Toaster
  • Spices
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 6 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 4 bathrooms
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Video library
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Golf nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 13

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property registration number PID-STRA-623-2

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property
Heritage Coach House at The Rift Bowral
Heritage Coach House at The Rift Private vacation home
Heritage Coach House at The Rift Private vacation home Bowral

About this area


Located in Bowral, this holiday home is in a rural area. Mount Gibraltar Reserve and Bargo River State Conservation Area reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include International Cricket Hall of Fame and Leighton Gardens. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Mount Gibraltar Reserve - 15 min walk
  • International Cricket Hall of Fame - 3 min drive
  • Corbett Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Mount Jellore Lookout - 4 min drive
  • Bowral Golf Course - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Bowral Station - 3 min drive
  • Shellharbour, NSW (WOL) - 50 min drive


  • Colosseum Pizza & Rib House - 3 min drive
  • Eccetera Trattoria Pizzeria - 3 min drive
  • Onesta Cucina - 3 min drive
  • Harry's on Green Lane - 3 min drive
  • Scottish Arms Hotel - 4 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

We had a wonderful weekend even though covid tried to stop us, we had a beautiful time in the stunning house which was very secluded and quiet for a loud group of girls. Janet was an amazing host and very helpful

5/5 Excellent

Bowral weekend
Excellent stay, highly rate this property for a great Bowral experience!

5/5 Excellent

Fabulously accomodating
House was super clean, Janet was wonderful, space for days! We just loved our stay. Will be back :)