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Mid week discounts.  

Original  (timber) Cottage has discounts for two days or longer stays and is cheaper midweek.
Kookaburra Cottage often has mid week discounts too.
Check the listed prices via the booking button.

 100% Renewable

Since 2013 we have been using 100% renewable energy sourced from our solar panels
and backed up by GreenPower accredited electricity sourced from our electricity provider.

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Award winning bed linen

ecoLinen wins gold medal in the 2019 Australian Non-Toxic Awards.
Here is link to 2019 awards summary.
We have been using ecoLinen organic bed linen since 2012.

 

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BIRD COUNT

Never getting around to putting scientific names to the many birds that frequent this property, we were most appreciative that Tom May was able to give us a list of 37 bird species that he saw or heard during his stay here in September.

Here is link to the e-bird website listing of his visit.

Or a  pdf version  of the bird species sighted (in groups).
Thanks Tom!

ECO news…

2016

in 2016 we installed double glazed windows in the lounge (old timber cottage) after reading Alan Cuthberton’s excellent website article: 
www.diydoubleglaze.com.au/theory

Every square metre of single 3 mm glass transmits the equivalent energy of an old style 60 watt light globe when the outside temperature is 10 degrees cooler than inside. Main window was nearly 3 square metres so that was a lot of energy lost particularly in the middle of a Mount Cole Winter! Alan was able to organise manufacture of double glazed units that we installed ourselves. Just remove the timber quad and existing glass, insert the new windows, a bit of silicon to gaps, replace the quad and hey presto all finished!

ANNUAL or monthly events…

* Beaufort Market (first Saturday each month)  Facebook page

* Talbot Farmers Market (third Sunday each month)  Images on Flickr

* Lake Goldsmith Steam Rally: November & May  lakegoldsmithsteamrally.org.au

Photos from the May 2013 rally  via Flickr

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