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Rayfields, Berry

Bellawongarah, Berry

Sleeps 12
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
4 Car spaces

Inspiring views over the Wattamolla Valley with acres of level manicured grounds set within a protected rainforest

Rayfields, Bellawongarah - 4pm check out Sundays and Public Holidays, except Peak Season

Rayfields is a beautiful property with awe inspiring views from its grounds and the full width verandah over the Wattamolla Valley. It has extensive garden and lawn areas - 15 acres of cleared land - and a lovely dam with cabana and jetty for guests to use. For accommodation, Rayfields offers the original 3 bedroom farmhouse complete with cathedral ceilings, cosy fireplace and a large (disability certified) bathroom. There is also a second cottage attached by a covered carport area with 2 bedrooms, a kitchenette and a second bathroom. Rayfields can be booked as follows:

  • the Farmhouse for 2- 4 guests.
  • the Farmhouse and attached Cottage for up to 12 guests. Each has a rate that flexes according to guest numbers .
  • when 5 or more guests stay, a second bathroom in the cottage will also be made available.

Rayfields is approved as suitable for guests with a disability. There is ramp access, wide doorways and a disability enabled bathroom in the Farmhouse wing.

Please note

  • This is a rural property. Please read our note about wildlife below
  • There is an unfenced dam on the property, with a cabana and jetty for guest use. Please supervise children closely at all times because of this, thanks!

Where will I be?

Rayfields is located in a secluded, peaceful and beautiful location - right at the end of Jorgenson Lane. As a result of its fairly remote location, you are treated to stunning views of the Wattamolla Valley from the property's elevated position. There is a second dwelling on the property, so whilst you will feel away from the world, there is someone on hand in the event of any issues or an emergency.

The property is a 10 - 15 minute drive to Berry, 20 - 25 minutes to Kangaroo Valley and if you are up for a half day or full day outing, the beaches at Gerroa, Culburra or Jervis Bay are within 20 minutes driving distance of Rayfields.

Why choose Rayfields?

If you really want to get away from it all, Rayfields is a great option. Peace & Quiet. Stunning views. Bridlife. A near rainforest experience. Beautiful lawns. Dam with cabana. The old Farmhouse. Pet friendly. Dog kennels...and more. Rayfields is a perfect getaway for a group of up to 12, and their pets!

How is the property laid out?

The Farmhouse wing is set on one level and has 3 bedrooms, a large bathroom, a good sized kitchen, huge living room with cathedral ceilings and a wood burning fireplace, as well as a full width deck with those stunning views of the Wattamolla Valley!

The adjoining cottage has two bedrooms (one upstairs, one downstairs), a kitchenette, a second bathroom and a living area. It has a secure fenced and hedged garden courtyard for your dog.

The Farmhouse kitchen is equipped with a Nespresso coffee machine. Some Pods are provided Just remember to bring your extra favourite flavoured coffee pods!

WiFi, Internet, Netflix, or Pay TV - will I have it?

Due to the remote location of the property, there is no WiFI, sorry. Telstra reception is generally good, but other carriers may have more patchy reception in this location. Most guests hot spot when having to send work emails etc.

What about outdoors?

Rayfields is a 98 acre rainforest property, of which 15 are cleared. Extensive lawn areas are well maintained so walking around the property or playing cricket is easy, including heading over to the large dam with picnic cabana and jetty for guest use. The Farmhouse has a lovely, covered, full width verandah with stunning views of the Wattamolla Valley.

Please also be aware you will likely see wombats, wallabys echidna and other wildlife on the property, so please drive slowly after dark, dawn and at dusk.

Please note that there is an unfenced dam on the property.

Stay warm or keeping cool?

For the cooler months, Rayfields has a cosy, wood burning fireplace in the Farmhouse living room.

What about sheets, towels and other supplies?

Rayfields supplies all linen and bath towels. As the rate flexes with guest numbers, linen and towels will only be supplied for the number of guests that have been paid for.

Parking for cars, etc?

Rayfields has open air parking on a paved driveway area near the house, or additional driveway and lawn parking for vehicles. 4 car spaces are covered by a carport between the Farmhouse and the cottage. In total up to 6 vehicles can be comfortably parked.

Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay?

Rayfields welcomes pets. The 2 bedroom cottage has a good area for dogs (fenced and hedged), and ther is a choice of 3 breeder grade kennels, each with a dog run, about 40 metres from the accommodation. If you go out for the day, the kennels are perfect for keeping your dog comfortable and secure.

Wildlife

Rayfields is home to much native wildlife. You may well see wallabies, wombats, and echidnas here. The birdlife is also abundant. All of these, however, are wild and you must remember to keep your distance and keep pets away from them, for the wellbeing of all. The Australian bush also contains snakes, spiders, and biting insects. You must take adequate precautions when outdoors, including closed-toe footwear and insect repellent.

What are the minimum stay rules?

Peak Season: between 2 and 7 nights, depending on the property
Easter: 4 nights
Long Weekends: 3 nights
All other times: 2 nights

Are there any special Peak Season rules?

Please note that during Peak Season, our properties may have designated changeover days so as to make the cleaning rosters manageable. We also do not schedule arrivals on the Christmas, Boxing, and New Years Day public holidays.

Who will I be dealing with during my stay?

This property is professionally managed by a dedicated holiday rental agency with offices in Gerringong, Hyams Beach and Bowral. We have over 300 properties in Kiama, Gerringong, Gerroa, Berry, Huskisson, Vincentia, Hyams Beach, Kangaroo Valley and the Southern Highlands. We offer guests 24/7 customer service – emergency calls only after hours, please.

STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-13108

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Deck
  • Disabled Accessible
  • Fire Place
  • Full Kitchen
  • Key Box At Entrance
  • Off Road Driveway
  • Refrigerator
  • Walk In Shower
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wildlife On Property

Bedding Configuration

Farmhouse Master
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • Double Bed x 1
Farmhouse Bedroom 2
  • Queen Bed x 1
Farmhouse Bedroom 3
  • Queen Bed x 1
Little Cottage Bedroom 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
Little Cottage Bedroom 2
  • Double Bed x 1
Farmhouse Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Little Cottage Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet

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Reviews

5/5 (13 reviews)
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An excellent stay!

Claudia | 21st September 2023

An excellent stay! We had a lovely weekend at Rayfields. The property was was beautiful and clean. I loved waking up to peacefulness of the valley each morning. Amenities and facilities were excellent in both the main house and cottage. Thanks!

Beautiful and very clean.

Cherry | 24th January 2023

We had a fantastic stay in your home. It was beautiful and very clean. Enjoyed many walks and watching the wild life. It was like home from home!

Great venue

Thomas | 28th September 2022

A great venue with fantastic views and close enough to the village . Excellent nature aura with peaceful surroundings. Very positively secluded. Great diversity of bird life and forest vegetation. Fully equipped for all accomodation needs.

Such a beautiful spot

Anonymous | 30th November

Our extended family of 9 had a lovely weekend at Rayfields in September. It was delightful to wander around the property and enjoy the abundance of birdlife. Night time wombat spotting was also a highlight. The house was very comfortable and spacious for the 9 of us plus 2 active dogs. The only suggestion I would make is the need for an ensuite to the main bedroom. Otherwise, a beautiful place to relax.

Excellent!

Anonymous | 30th November

Excellent! Stunning location and beautiful house.

Perfect Country Escape

Anonymous | 30th November

We had a lovely girls weekend away at Rayfield. The home was spacious and warm, well equipped and had breathtaking views of the valley. The perfect location with easy access to Berry and the Kangaroo Valley, would love to stay again one day.

Wonderful escape

Anonymous | 30th November

We stayed at Rayfields for a weekend with a group of 9 friends. The house was gorgeous and fully equipped for a lovely getaway, with plenty of cooking equipment. The view from the property was also fantastic! Both Berry and Kangaroo Valley are close-by which was convenient for grocery shopping and activities. Overall we loved our stay and hope to be back soon!

Robyn

Anonymous | 30th November

Beautiful accomodation, very clean & comfortable for a large group like ours. The view from the deck was amazing!

Candace

Anonymous | 30th November

Beautiful location, quite and peaceful - literally on top of the world. Quick trip into Berry. A lovely extended family weekend away including the dogs. Thank you.

Jordy

Anonymous | 30th November

Beautiful property- the view is incredible and a lovely place to stay. Clean and well looked after, plenty of space.

A beautiful location

Anonymous | 30th November

A beautiful location with a stunning view. This house is the perfect set up for a girls trip away. Tip for the first person arriving, take the loft room and leave the window open a little so you can wake up to the sun rise and lyre birds!! I go away with this group of ladies every year since 2007 and we all agree this has been our favourite location by far.

Beautiful

Anonymous | 30th November

We had a beautifully quiet and relaxing girls weekend. The beds were comfortable and the house had everything we needed to cook all our meals. I wouldn't recommend driving in after dark, as the road is a bit tricky but the view at the end is well worth it. Great place to get away.

Great weekend

Anonymous | 30th November

We had a wonderful family weekend at Rayfields. The hosts were very accommodating and helpful. The property is just beautiful and the views spectacular.

Location

82d Jorgenson Ln, Bellawongarah, Berry NSW 2535
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