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
Television, DVD and CD player, iPod dock, hairdryer, iron and
ironing board are also available.
TARIFF AND BOOKINGS
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
THINGS TO DO
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
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)