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Prices

Theses prices are for 4 adults:
One night is $290 
2 nights are $270 per night 
3 nights are $250 per night 
After third night, subsequent nights are $230 per night. 

$20 per Extra adult (per night). $10 per Extra child (per night). Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum of 8 people

Check in time is after 2 pm on the day of arrival. Check out time is by 10am on day of departure. (Unless other arrangements are made with owners).

On "Boraning" near the Cottage is the Bio-dynamic and Organic Farm Shop and Cafe, and the Christian Community Centre. The Newton-Wordsworth Family's bio-dynamic beef and lamb have been included in the West Australian Newspaper food critic Rob Broadfield's top 10 gourmet products of Western Australia, and these and other organic products can be bought on farm. Meals are available in the Cafe or delivered to the Cottage by arrangement. Visitors can enjoy the organic vegetable garden and nearby pistachio orchard at the Christian Community Centre, and they can experience a gourmet organic roast meal and home made gourmet olives, olive oil, jams and marmalades. 



 "Boraning" is central to a number of important population centres in WA. It is near Williams which is 2 hours drive from Perth on the Albany Highway, 1 1/4 hours from Mandurah and Bunbury, 2 1/2 hours from Albany and on the way to Esperance. It is around 40 minutes from Dryandra Forest, and the historic Quindanning Pub is only 15 minutes away. There is a golf course at Williams around 20 minutes away, and there is fishing and picnicing in bush on the Murray River on the Harvey Road around 40 minutes away. 

We are a PET FRIENDLY farm-stay and we can also cater for horses (we have stables and paddocks near the cottage) but please be advised that if you intend to bring pets, it must be arranged with us first, as their are certain animals that are not allowed on the property.

 

"Escape from the smog of the city to the tranquilic lifestyle of the country."

Description

This unique stone cottage is located on the Williams River on "Boraning", a 3000 acre bio-dynamic organic farm 17 kms west of Williams. "Boraning" is home to the Newton-Wordsworth family. It has been farmed using bio-dynamic organic methods for over 25 years.The Newton-Wordsworth Family was awarded The Sustainability Award in the Western Australian Community and Regional Awards in 2012. 

The cottage was built as one of two garrisons for soldiers on the original track between Swan River Colony (Perth) and King George's Sound (Albany). It was located near a ford on the Williams River, which can still be seen today. The original settlement was known as "Williamsburgh". Later when the Albany Highway was rerouted the settlement moved to the town of Williams, but the cottage remains as the oldest buiding in the area, and an important piece of Western Australian history. 



Near the Cottage there is also a horse training centre, as The Newton-Wordsworth Family breed and train horses for the Olympic Sport of Eventing and general riding. Visitors can meet the horses, watch them being trained, and horse riding experiences/lessons on a quiet horse in an enclosed area are available by appointment. 

Boraning is a working bio-dynamic/organic farm with cattle, sheep, horses, haymaking, cropping, and orchards including olives, pistachios, figs and citrus, so varying activities are going on year round, depending on the season. It is also the home of international singer songwriter Kelly Newton-Wordsworth and the music production company Newtone Productions. Boraning is set in rolling hills on the eastern foothills of the Darling Scarp, and is superb land for walks, picnics, swims in the lake, and relaxing around the fire in the Cottage or on the verandah. The aboriginal placename for this area was "Boraning" and it remains this today. An aboriginal elder said this name means "place of spiritual wisdom". 


The Newton-Wordsworth Family invite you to come and experience "Boraning".   

 

Features

Animals nearby - kangaroos, dogs, cats, horses, sheep, cattle
Barbeque
Beautiful picnic spots
Bio-dynamic food and meals available
Cooking Facilities
DVD player
Eco-Friendly
Heaters
Historic cottage and area
Horse riding lessons by arrangements
In-house Movies/Videos
Ironing Facilities
Lake with island for swimming and beauty
Linen Supplied
Meals by arrangement
Nearby Christian Community Centre
On a bio-dynamic (organic) farm - see farm activities
Open Fireplace
Parking
Towels Supplied
Washing Machine

Contact Us

Cancelation Policy

We require a deposit with all bookings. The deposit is usually the value of one night's accommodation. This may be paid by credit card (master or visa), cheque or direct deposit into our bank account. The balance should be paid on arrival. Bookings are secured when the deposit is received and cleared.

Remember that when we hold the cottage for you and you decide to cancel the booking, it deprives other families of a holiday and it deprives us of our income. Please make sure you have planned carefully before committing yourself to a booking. Please understand that:

  1. In the case of a cancellation we will refund your deposit immediately if the cancellation was made 30 days prior to the booking.

  2. When a cancellation is made less than a month but more than a week before the date of arrival we will refund the deposit ONLY when the cottage is re-booked for the period of the original booking.

  3. There will be NO REFUND of the deposit if the booking is cancelled less than 7 days prior to the date of the booking.>

  4. Bookings are charged according to the number of days booked and the number of people. These two factors determine the daily tariff. If you decide to leave the farm a day or more before the end of the booking, you MUST PAY THE FULL price of the booking.

  5. If you arrive after the commencement of the reservation, you must pay the full price of the proposed stay.

  6. If the deposit has not been received by the due date we may cancel the booking without notice. In most cases we try to contact the clients concerned and make sure the reservation is not wanted. It is the client's responsibility to make sure that the deposit arrives on time.

    The cottage does not include hair dryer, shampoo or condition.

  7. We can accommodate pets (including horses) but pets should only be brought by arrangement.

 

 

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