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Luxury Farm Stays NSW and Beyond: Our top 12 picks

Luxury Farm Stays NSW

Discover the allure of Australia’s countryside with a touch of luxury by immersing yourself in the tranquil ambiance of our top 12 picks for country luxury farm stays in NSW and VIC. Luxury Farm Stays in NSW from the rugged landscapes of The Blue Mountains to the lush vineyards of the Hunter Valley across to a Luxury Safari Lodge Farm Stay in the Mudgee Region embracing the wilderness while idolising the Australian country lifestyle, our top 12 picks offer an exceptional country luxury farm stay experience redefining the concept of rural indulgence.

Each destination from a luxury farm stay in NSW through to a luxury farm stay in VIC promises an unforgettable blend of thoughtful country luxury accommodations, inviting you to unwind in style amidst the beauty of nature. Whether you seek secluded romance, adventurous exploration, or simply a serene escape from the bustling city life, these luxury farm stays in NSW through to luxury farm stays in VIC offer an idyllic haven where luxury meets the flourishing charm of the Australian countryside.

1. Budgalong Lodge

Luxury farm stay Mudgee NSW

Location: Mudgee Region, New South Wales

Budgalong is a luxury safari style lodge that embraces the wilderness while idolising the Australian country lifestyle. Featuring two luxury tented camps, Budgalong offers guests the ability to experience a slower pace of life in an environment that immerses you in nature, relaxation and rejuvenation.

You’ll be surrounded by the wonders of the Australian outback, untamed wilderness and breathtaking views of the surrounding rugged mountains where native wildlife call home.

Established as a working farm in 1959, Budgalong is a third generation family owned and operated farm. The farm consists of four properties, Budgalong, Bungiebomar, Fairfield and Mountview, inspiring the names of each camp.

Budgalong farm runs sheep, cattle and cropping across 6750 acres of native and improved pastures. Since establishment, the farm has worked towards continuing to improve and conserve the land for future generations.

Spicers Creek is a historic gold mining village located 30 minutes from Wellington and Gulgong and 45 minutes from Mudgee and Dubbo.

Budgalong, is a celebration of the farming families vision to share their love of the land and commitment to continuously protecting and preserving it.

A place to reconnect with nature, to slow down and savour the simple joys of life. Here, amidst the stargazing by night, chirping of birds and the rustle of leaves, you’ll find rest from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Choose from two tented camp sites Fairfield or Mountview, with Fairfield offering a King that can be spilt into 2 King Singles.

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Luxury Farm Stays NSW

2. Dreamy Hunter Valley Luxury Farm Stay NSW

Luxury Farm stay hunter valley

Location: Hunter Valley, New South Wales

A luxury farm stay in NSW nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region. Situated on a 750-acre regenerative working cattle farm, this contemporary retreat caters to couples, friends, or families seeking a luxurious countryside escape.

The spacious living areas are bathed in natural light, featuring a designer wood-burning fireplace, gourmet chef’s kitchen, and farmhouse-style dining. Three well-appointed bedrooms offer comfort and style, with the master bedroom boasting a king-size bed and a luxurious en-suite with a freestanding bathtub overlooking the rural landscape. Outside, multiple seating areas, a covered deck, and a sunken sandstone fire-pit create memorable settings to enjoy the picturesque surroundings.

This is the Hunter Valley Luxury farm stay escape of your dreams, combining luxury with the charm of rural living.

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3. Little Plains Homestead Luxury Farm Stay NSW

Location: Hill Tops Region, New South Wales

Escape to the epitome of luxury farm stay in NSW at Little Plains Homestead, a meticulously restored historic farm stay in Boorowa, New South Wales. Built in 1927, this exquisite retreat seamlessly blends rich heritage with contemporary elegance.

Immerse yourself in the serenity of the countryside, forage in lush gardens, and collect farm-fresh eggs, all while enjoying panoramic valley views from the expansive timber deck. Indulge in fine wines, relish breathtaking sunsets, and luxuriate by the crackling wood fire on stormy evenings.

Little Plains Homestead provides an exclusive view of the flourishing “Hanaminno” biodynamic farm, managed by esteemed Charlie Arnott.

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4. McKeowns Rest Luxury Farm Stay NSW

Location: Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Experience this country luxury farm stay in NSW at McKeowns Rest overlooking a 250-acre cattle farm in the picturesque Blue Mountains just a short drive from Sydney and nearby attractions like Jenolan Caves and Mayfield Garden.

This luxury farm stay in NSW is a blend of grandeur and comfort with 6 spacious well-appointed rooms where you can experience farm life like never before with hands-on encounters with alpacas, camels, wombats, and more!

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5. Kestrel Nest EcoHut

Location: Riverina Highlands, New South Wales

Kestrel Nest EcoHut is Ecotourism Australia certified – Ecotourism and offers an exclusive country luxury farm stay that seamlessly blends small-scale ecological farming with the conservation of endangered habitat.

This off-grid and off-line sanctuary defines eco-luxury, boasting a host of passive sustainable features that ensure the lightest possible ecological footprint.

Luxuriate in unique amenities, including an outdoor bath, indoor wood heater, outdoor fire pit, and stargazing hammocks—all meticulously designed to elevate the natural experience.

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6. Mt Hay Retreat Luxury Farm Stay NSW

Luxury farm stay Berry

Location: Berry, New South Wales

Nestled atop the picturesque Mt Hay, Mt Hay Retreat Luxury Farm Stay NSW offers an exclusive haven of tranquility amidst the lush greenery of Berry Village. With only a handful of impeccably designed suites, each bathed in natural light, guests are treated to a truly private escape. The retreat’s commitment to excellence is evident in its array of unrivaled facilities, from the decadent indoor heated pool and spa to the sprawling grounds adorned with hidden glades, tranquil dams, and a sky-high swing dubbed the “Cloud Swing.”

Surrounded by 360 acres of working farm and native bushland, Mt Hay Retreat exudes a rare blend of luxury and sustainability. Its dedication to eco-conscious practices has garnered accolades, including the prestigious Tourism Star Judges Choice Award for Sustainability.

From the sweeping views of the South Coast to the distant ocean horizon, every moment at Mt Hay Retreat is an indulgent retreat into rarefied elegance, making it a sought-after lifestyle destination for discerning travelers.

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7. Solum Eco Luxury Farm Stay NSW

Farm stay near Byron Bay

Location: Northern New South Wales

Solum Eco Farm Stay is a luxury farm stay in NSW where nature’s tranquility meets opulent living.

Set amidst 10 hectares of regeneratively farmed land, Solum offers sweeping views of forest treetops and macadamia fields, just a short 2 hour drive from the Gold Coast.

With two bedrooms and bathrooms, accommodating four adults, Solum blends serene surroundings with high-end amenities, including a magnesium plunge pool, outdoor fire pit, and far-infrared sauna. Indulge in a spa experience with massages and treatments, or unwind in the lush king-size bed upstairs, waking up to panoramic views.

Thoughtful touches like locally roasted coffee, bath salts, and a yoga mat enhance relaxation, while the property’s commitment to conservation and sustainability ensures a luxury experience with minimal environmental impact.

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8. Wildwood Guest House

living room wildwood guest house mudgee farm stay

Location: Mudgee Region, New South Wales

Wildwood Guesthouse stands as a cherished haven for discerning travelers seeking a country luxury farm stay in NSW wine country.

Set on 150 acres of native grasslands and woodlands, this mud brick sanctuary offers exclusive occupancy for up to eight guests in four master ensuite bedrooms, exuding modern authentic contemporary Australian style with original artworks, deep earthy tones, and custom handmade furniture.

Just minutes from Mudgee’s town center, Wildwood Guesthouse epitomises luxury with personalized service and genuine warmth, earning a reputation as a home away from home.

Guests can savor delightful breakfasts before venturing out to explore award-winning wineries, charming cellar doors, and historic villages, with the attentive staff providing tailored recommendations for tailored adventures, be it leisurely bike rides through vineyards or scenic hikes along nearby trails, ensuring an unforgettable experience tailored to each guest’s desires.

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9. Rosedale Farm

Rosedale Farm Stay NSW
Image Source: Harpers Bazaar Rosedale Farm

Location: Central Tablelands, New South Wales

Dating back to 1846, Rosedale Farm, nestled 7km from Orange in New South Wales, exudes timeless elegance.

Once part of a vast pastoral enterprise, it has been meticulously restored into two luxury farm stays.

The original homestead, built in 1877, boasts European-influenced interiors and gardens, blending heritage with contemporary sophistication.

Just 3.5 hours’ drive from Sydney, the 120-acre estate prioritises sustainability, featuring a one acre vegetable garden and rainwater harvesting.

Home to a few sheep, a small herd of belted galloways, horses, chickens, and an array of other birds, Rosedale offers a luxury farm stay in NSW country retreat while preserving the surrounding environment with care and grace.

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10. Mona Farm

Mona Farm Luxury Farm Stay NSW
Image Source: The Shearers Quarters Mona Farm

Location: Southern Tablelands, New South Wales

Discover Mona Farm, a luxurious 124 acre estate nestled in the heritage-listed town of Braidwood in rural NSW.

With award-winning gardens, majestic buildings, and bespoke experiences, Mona Farm seamlessly blends history with contemporary luxury.

Discover a range of luxury farm stay in NSW accommodations from the shearers quarters, the homestead, the coach house, the new stables, the lodge, the old stables and the lake house you will be immersed in country luxury and charm at every turn. 

Immerse yourself in a diverse collection of modern art and sculptures throughout the estate, creating an unparalleled fusion of art, nature, and opulence.

Committed to sustainable farming, Mona Farm is home to Highland cattle, award-winning Scottish Highland bulls, Wiltshire ewes, Wessex saddleback pigs, Clydesdale horses, and honey bees – discover bee hives in the paddocks as well as chickens and lush vegetable garden. 

Indulge in farm-to-table dining with in-house Executive Chef Tristian Rebbettes, ensuring a truly luxurious and immersive farm-to-table experience for the luxury traveler.

Learn to fly fish or take an interactive farm tour.  

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11. The Glut Farm

The Glut Farm Luxury Farm Stay Victoria

Location: Pyrenees Region, Victoria

The Glut Farm is a luxury farm stay in VIC nestled in the serene Mount Cole State Forest, a scenic two-hour drive from Melbourne.

This 100-acre private property is dedicated to sustainability, focusing on low-waste practices, recycling, and repurposing, all while maintaining uncompromised luxury and comfort for their guests.

Boosting an extensive kitchen garden and mini orchard, where vegetables, fruits, pears, apples, and berries all grow using chemical-free principles, ensuring both the land and produce are healthy.

Overlooking an organically grown 500 vine Grenache vineyard, this luxury farm stay in VIC is also home to beekeeping contributing to the circle of life.

Discover luxury amongst a thriving and flourishing environmentally conscious farm. 

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12. Dairy Flat Farm

Dairy Flat Farm Luxury Farm Stay Victoria
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Location: Daylesford Region, Victoria

Dairy Flat Farm is a luxury farm stay in VIC retreat nestled amidst rolling hills, the Wombat Forest, and mineral water springs.

Dairy Flat Farm offers six private king suites within a specially curated Lodge featuring original local art and furniture.

The Lodge Concierge ensures a seamless experience, from cooking a full country style breakfast to coordinating activities to mixing cocktails around the firepit.

Set on nearly 40 picturesque acres, Dairy Flat Farm operates as a regenerative farm, embracing organic practices with a productive herb and vegetable garden, orchard, vineyard, olive grove, bake house, and spring-fed dam full of fresh water trout.

Encounter bustling artisan activity onsite, from bakers tending to dough to resident beekeepers checking hives.

Surrounded by lush farmland and forests, Dairy Flat Farm invites guests to immerse themselves in the tranquility of the countryside while enjoying encounters with native wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and the abundant birdlife.

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Embarking on a journey through Australia’s countryside, where luxury intertwines with tranquility at the finest country farm stays, our top 12 picks offer an exceptional country luxury farm stay experience combining thoughtful luxury whilst connecting guests with the abundance of nature and sustainable farming.

From secluded luxury farm stay retreats through to interactive educational farm-to-table tours and dining your luxury farm stay experience in Australia awaits.

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