Country Escape

Fosterton Schoolhouse





The Fosterton Schoolhouse was built in 1914, operated as an infants and primary school until its closure in1964. 

It was used as a residence for some years, and now has been recently renovated for use as self-catering accommodation best suited for two adults.

The schoolhouse is set within a private 2-acre property on the picturesque Fosterton loop, just 7km  from the township of Dungog.

Dungog is located at the foothills of the BarringtoTops

National Park. Situated along the Williams River in the north of the Hunter Valley, the township is just an hour from Newcastle and Port Stephens, two hours from Sydney and thirty minutes from the Pacific or New England Highway.

Unwind and relax in this peaceful setting or explore

the local attractions.



The schoolhouse has  an open plan living area

with polished boards throughout.

It has a queen size bed, comfortable lounge and eating areas.

The kitchen is equipped with all essentials; dishwasher, full size stove and refrigerator, microwave, tea and plunged coffee

facilities included. A gas BBQ available on the verandah. 

For cooler months, electric blankets and a wood burning fire is available. Reverse cycle air-conditioning, and ceiling fan for the

warmer months. 

Television, DVD and CD player, iPod dock, hairdryer, iron and

ironing board are also available.




To confirm a reservation, a 50% deposit at the time of booking is required using bank transfer.

Please note we don't accept payment by cheque.

The balance of payment to be made on arrival using either cash or bank transfer.


If cancellation or change of date occurs greater than

21days from booking, deposit  will be returned

If cancellation or change of date occurs within 21 days

deposit  will be retained. 

*Prices are for one couple.*


Weekday Rates: (Mon-Thurs)

2 nights - $220

3 nights - $330

4 nights - $440

Weekend Rates: (Fri-Sun)

2 nights - $240

3 nights - $360)

For each booking a $60 cleaning/service fee applies


  • Visit Dungog township and explore the heritage buildings,

art gallery,  antique stores and boutique shops

  • Visit Dungog Historical Museum (open Wed & Sat, 10-1)

  • Enjoy one of the many outings to Barrington Tops

National Park, either guided walks, or touring​​

  • Visit Chichester Dam

  • Enjoy mountain biking at the local common

  • Explore areas around Allyn and Telegherry rivers e.g.

Ladies Well, White Rock

  • Visit townships of Stroud, Gloucester, Gresford, Paterson

and Vacy

  • Enjoy fishing or canoeing on local rivers

  • Visit local winery or olive grove

  • Visit Tocal historical homestead

  • Enjoy local markets

Or just relax and enjoy a picnic by the Williams River

at our nearby crossing (3km from schoolhouse)


For enquiries and bookings contact owners Annette and Alan (10am –6pm)

ADDRESS: 700 Fosterton Road, Fosterton NSW 2420

TEL: 0409 031 518   |  EMAIL: