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Relaxing country escape - 100 acre retreat

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Relaxing country escape - 100 acre retreat

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Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVilla d'Esta Vineyard5 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe National Motorcycle Museum17 min drive
  • Popular LocationKiwarrak State Forest33 min drive
  • AirportTaree, NSW (TRO)38 min drive

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About this area


Located in Firefly, this farm stay is in a rural area. While the natural beauty of Wallamba Nature Reserve and Talawahl Nature Reserve can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can head to Villa d'Esta Vineyard. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Villa d'Esta Vineyard - 5 min drive
  • The National Motorcycle Museum - 17 min drive
  • Tallwoods Golf & Country Club - 28 min drive
  • Kiwarrak State Forest - 33 min drive
  • Tuncurry Rock Pool - 33 min drive

Getting around

  • Gloucester Station - 34 min drive
  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 96 min drive


  • Krambach Hotel - 6 min drive
  • Bluegums On Bucketts - 6 min drive

About this property

Relaxing country escape - 100 acre retreat

Property in Firefly with patio
Candlarah Farm is a truly relaxing country escape. It's a 100 property with a one acre garden area. Turn up the drive and unwind. Enjoy walks throughout, relax by the pool in summer, the log fire in winter and on the deck anytime.

Candlarah is in Firefly. This is 30 mins to Forster and Gloucester and 12 mins to the small town of Nabiac, which has vintage shops, great pub, shops, takeaway and cafe.

Firefly is a 5 minute drive to the small, friendly town of Krambach, which also has a really good pub, lovely cafe, tennis courts, post office, pool and servo. *Check opening times of the cafe and pub in advance.

Gloucester is a lovely country town , with great cafes and a Woolworths. It is the gate-way to the Barrington Tops. Wingham is 25 mins drive along the scenic Bucketts Way. There are also great cafes vintage shops and a coles.

The nearest Beach is Blackhead - less than 25 mins away. A thirty minute drive to the coast brings you to Forster, which has some of the world's best beaches and a good range of restaurants, including Hamilton's Oyster Bar, where dolphins delight the people dining there. Enjoy whale watching from the headlands in winter.

Have a round of golf at Tallwoods or Forster, which overlooks the ocean.

Nabiac (12-14 min drive) has a good array of shops, fabulous cafe, pub and take-away, a large public pool, skate ramp and tennis courts. The motorcycle museum is fantastic.

Nabiac Farmers' Market is excellent and is on the last Saturday of each month. There's great coffee, food and a large range of produce and unique artisan wares.

The old bank centre in Nabiac has a good range of fresh produce.

Valley view farm cafe, is a 20 minute drive to Rainbow Flat.

Horse riding on the beach, with Horse About tours or through the Bushland at Clarendon retreat in Possum Brush (both around 25 mins).

Susie's home catering, is highly recommended. Susie will tailor meals to your needs and clear away afterwards, so you can relax. She cooks with fresh local produce from her her own or other local farms.

Wedding venue nearby: check out Kings Creek Camp at Krambach and Wallamba Downs wedding venue for beautiful country rustic weddings.

About us at Candlarah: This vacant land captured our hearts and imagination in 2010. We set about building the house and farm with our 2 children, and many willing friends and family. We've enjoyed the journey of creating a home & garden and developing the land. Connecting with the land, our community and attending local landcare work-shops has helped us develop an understanding of our place.

We have loved running cattle, horses and chooks and a big veggie garden. Enjoying the natural beauty of this place and the amazing community is fabulous. We are currently overseas for most of the time and so now share our home with guests. We hope you love it as much as we do. Feel free to check out our website: or the FB page. BTW, Candlarah is an acronym of our names. :)
Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Internet access


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bathtub

Outdoor space

  • Patio

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 12:00 PM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

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
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

We should mention

A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Relaxing Country Escape - 100 Acre Retreat Firefly
Relaxing Country Escape - 100 Acre Retreat Agritourism property

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