Top 12 Farm Stays In The Blue Mountains, Australia - Updated 2024

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An easy drive from Sydney, the Greater Blue Mountains Area is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is known for its sandstone cliffs, limestone caves, waterfalls, and clear water, flowing in rivers and streams. A favorite place to visit is Echo Point, where you can also catch sight of Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. The place has no dearth of exciting things to do. History lovers can visit Hartley Historic Site, a well-preserved heritage village. Hill End, meanwhile, will allow you to learn about the history of gold mining in the area. For the tourists’ convenience, there’s a bus route with 32 stops that takes visitors to the top attractions in the area. Come to the Blue Mountains to appreciate the picturesque nature scenes and enjoy the company of friendly animals. To find your ideal accommodation, use this list of the top farm stays in the Blue Mountains, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 11, 2024.

1. Lovely cottage in Glenbrook Farm (from USD 183)

Resting on 2,045-sq. ft. (189.99-sqm) of land, this private cottage is an excellent choice for a great stay in the hills. It overlooks the stunning Capertree Valley and is situated on the edge of Wollemi National Park. The rooms are bathed in sunlight during the day and the quietude offers creative inspiration for artistic minds. You can also witness kangaroos running past the cottage and spend an afternoon feeding the sheep, chickens, and ducks on the farm.

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Glen Alice, New South Wales, Australia
73.18 km (45.5 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
Agritourism 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable cottage with everything needed fantastic views in a beautiful location
neil was a great host
hosts were helpful and friendly and great communicators
kids loved it hosts neil and lesley were very hospitable & great with the kids
neil was a great host and we learned many things about all the animals which our 7yo loved
neil and leslie were fantastic hosts
this is a great getaway if you want to walk everywhere
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2. Cozy house in the lap of nature (from USD 92)

Nestled in a region that abounds with outdoor opportunities such as bushwalking, fishing, and sailing, this eco-friendly house is a great catch. You will be in the lap of nature and surrounded by looming mountains and rolling hills while you are here.

A family-friendly rental that also welcomes pets, this accommodation features a well-equipped kitchen for preparing hearty meals. Meals can be ordered as well to be delivered to your doorstep if you are not up for cooking. Guests can gather around the fire pit and enjoy bonfire evenings over great conversations with loved ones. The farm is a great place to spend time among the animals and you can always lend a helping hand by tending to them.

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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
38.36 km (23.9 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
loved the stay perfect location and beautiful spot
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3. Luxurious home on an apple orchard (from USD 713)

If you are wondering where to stay in the Blue Mountains, this may just be what you are looking for.

Located in a picturesque apple orchard, this Airbnb vacation rental has just about every element to guarantee a perfect, romantic holiday: beautiful views, luxurious furnishings, and even a fireplace to help set up the mood. Guests can also relax with a glass of wine and enjoy a leisurely bath in the tub while soaking in the sights of the mountains. Dog lovers will appreciate the owners’ Maremma guard dog, who watches over the farm animals.

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Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
69.79 km (43.4 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
434 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from the balcony the bed the kitchen even the bathroom
asia’s place is amazing stunning views beautiful space well equipped kitchen cosy fire
gorgeous view amazing facilities delicious apples cute animals super peaceful
everything was wonderful the apple orchards spectacular lookouts super comfy bed crackling fireplace
asia's place is absolutely exquisite immaculate cozy private beautifully decorated with breathtaking views
it was calming quite clean and spacious
the place was so clean and beautifully styled
asia was the perfect host
very responsive to any questions and she really has thought of everything
asia was a great host responded quickly easy going and helpful lady
asia's place is incredible she went above and beyond any host needs to to make our stay amazing
this place is the kind of perfect getaway one dreams of
perfect location for weekend escape
a truly perfect honeymoon location
easy walk from the house but felt like we were a million miles away from anything
great secluded and quiet location feels far away but close to all that blackheath has to offer
it is a truly beautiful location and totally relaxing
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4. Comfortable home in an alpaca farm (from USD 146)

If you love alpacas, look no further than this property. One of the best farm stays in the Blue Mountains, this Airbnb sits right on an alpaca farm, and you can even feed the cute and friendly animals if you wish. The rental comes with all the furnishings you can expect from a home, including a kitchen, fans to keep you comfortable in warmer months, and even toiletries in the bathroom. You can enjoy wonderful views right from the home all year round. There are also cafes about five minutes away from the property.

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Kurrajong, New South Wales, Australia
104.44 km (64.9 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
116 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the house was sparkling clean and very spacious
it was very clean and the beds were super comfortable
beautiful open space spotlessly clean and plenty of thoughtful touches
amazing stay here at the lavender house the house was huge and had amazing appliances and was super clean
the house was impeccably clean and the highlight of our trip was feeding alpacas my son loved it
marylin and graham were lovely hosts and made us feel very welcomed
marilyn and her husband were lovely hosts
marilyn and graham are great hosts
friendly and helpful hosts and the alpacas were so much fun
marilyn and graham were great hosts and were extremely friendly and knowledgeable
a wonderful location and lovely place
the location is beautiful - very peaceful
this farm is situated in a beautiful location with activities for the day not very far away
the highlight was definitely meeting the alpacas up close
a beautiful home in a stunning location
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5. Large home with complete farmhouse experience (from USD 203)

This option will make you feel like you are the owner of your very own farm. You are welcome to gather fresh eggs or feed the animals here. This house can accommodate as many as 10 people, making this a good option for mid-sized and large families. This house is furnished with everything that you may need, and some bonuses are even thrown in, such as kitchen staples like tea, coffee, sugar, and even breakfast for your first morning there.

You’re also welcome to use the fire pit and hammock.

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Bilpin, New South Wales, Australia
87.13 km (54.2 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 6 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were so many thoughtful touches including supplies for a delicious hot breakfast
well-stocked kitchen games for the whole family to play
meticilously clean and spacious house
the house was super clean and comfortable
everything was clean and the beds were very comfortable we would come back again 100%
the standout is the place is sparkling clean and spotless and the gardens are immaculate
the home is incredibly clean and maintained exceptionally well
beautiful farm and lovely hosts
beautiful farmstay property and wonderful genuine hosts
beautifully maintained property with incredible welcoming hosts
cathy and fred were the most wonderful hosts and made us feel so welcome
they effortlessly strike the right balance between being informative knowledgeable and helpful without being intrusive
the perfect location to spend time with our family
amazing location beautifully presented and sparking clean
great place to stay with little kids
i would highly recommend greendale a great place just an hours drive from sydney
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6. Farm stay with resort amenities (from USD 248)

Think of this accommodation as a place that will give you the best of both worlds: a farm stay, where you can feed some of the animals residing there, and a resort. Among the amenities you will have access to during your stay in this luxury farm stay in the Blue Mountains are a heated swimming pool, a tennis court, a games room, and a barbecue grill. You will also have the option to choose between cabins or refurbished train carriages to stay in.

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95.17 km (59.2 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
14 reviews  
farmhouse 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the heated pool and tennis court
cabins were very clean and comfortable
the cabin was clean and the check-in effortless
while the cottages are beginning to need some updates they were clean and comfortable
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7. Beautiful cabin with scenic views (from USD 269)

This cabin does not just put you on a farm, but also close to Australia’s wildlife. You can easily spot a kangaroo or befriend some of the horses in the paddocks. The house comes with a kitchen and a grill as well as board games. Although pets are welcome here, it is advised that they are well-trained as they may alert or be alerted by the farm animals. This large rental sleeps as many as 11 people.

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70.35 km (43.8 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
48 reviews   Wifi Available
farmhouse 11 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fabulous times at the farmhouse with magnificent views generous amenities and ample room for dogs to roam
very comfortable beds spacious place stunning views
the house had enough space for the 6 of us and it was extremely comfortable
super comfortable great walks and the kids loved patting the horses
the beds were comfortable and the house was well equipped with everything you might need
the house was very clean
clean relaxed and has everything we could have needed for out stay
thanks to our hosts for their prompt responses to our enquiries
they are gorgeous very friendly
perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle
children loved the close encounter with friendly horses and bush walks around the property
we really enjoyed the peace and quiet in what is a stunningly beautiful setting
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8. Spacious house with tennis court (from USD 538)

This accommodation may fit the bill if you are planning to spend a holiday in the Blue Mountains area with a large group of people. This rental can accommodate as many as 18 people, and the hosts have another property that can fit an additional 10 people. The house is furnished with all the amenities you may need, including a kitchen and laundry facilities. It also features a tennis court and a snooker table.

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Megalong Valley, NSW, AU
18 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Private cottage in a quiet country lane (from USD 160)

If your goal in spending a holiday in a farm stay is to enjoy peace and quiet, this may just be the place for you. This property is located at the end of a quiet country lane. This cottage, which sleeps four, has two bedrooms and a kitchen. It is equipped with air-conditioning and heating to ensure that you stay comfortable, regardless of the weather. Breakfast provisions are included. The property is located close to tourist attractions, such as a botanic garden on Mt. Tomah and Ebenezer Church, the oldest surviving church in Australia.

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Grose Vale, New South Wales, Australia
101.35 km (63.0 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
83 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything about it was charming especially the fireplace bathroom main bedroom and the serene views from the living
the cottage was incredibly comfortable - we cannot wait to come back
the cabin was nicely decorated and comfortable
lovely and kind hosts - great to share stories with
hosts are super friendly welcoming and kind
john and peter were the best hosts and took great care of us
the farm was beautiful and well loved by the owners
john and peter are wonderful hosts
wonderful friendly hosts so close to the city yet feels a million miles away
a beautiful place to get away for the weekend
beautiful place to stay in a serene location
the perfect place to get out of the hustle noise of the city to relax and unwind
what an absolutely wonderful place to spend a few days
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10. Spacious farm stay with mountain views

It may seem strange to grasp the idea of luxury on a farm, but this is exactly what this Mulgoa Valley accommodation offers its guests. Spacious enough to fit eight people, this accommodation has its own kitchen and laundry facilities. There’s a patio where you can enjoy seeing the lush greenery surrounding the property. Meanwhile, the balcony allows you to watch over your kids as they play in the playground. You can also make use of the pool and the hot tub on the property.

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Mulgoa, NSW, AU
8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

11. The Gallery

Looking to spend a romantic holiday in the Blue Mountains? Check out this studio, which is just right for two people. Located on a quiet farm, you and your significant other can not only enjoy views of the valley, but also tour around the property, assisted by the host. Adding to the romantic vibe is a fire pit that you are welcome to use during your stay. As for breakfast, it is already included in the rates.

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58.3 km (36.3 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
14 reviews  
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. First Farm Cabin

This cabin fits two people, making this a good choice for couples who want to stay close to nature or enjoy a getaway in a quiet rural neighborhood. This rental has an open-plan setup that includes a kitchen. There’s no Wi-Fi on site, but the property is close to hiking trails and nature walks that you are welcome to explore. You can also check out the beautiful farm.

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66.44 km (41.3 mi) from Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit
26 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the accomodation is really lovely and comfortable - beautiful furniture and tree views from the windows
the fireplace was going on arrival with the cabin so warm and comfortable perfect for winter
the cabin was super clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
the host was quick with responses and answered all my questions thoughtfully
really easy to find and the hosts are warm and friendly
fabrice and susan’s property is magical and they were incredibly generous hosts
great location cabin was very cosy and furnished beautifully
great little cottage close to mt victoria and oberon
beautiful location the house was perfect and very friendly hosts
so calm and quiet (except for all the amazing birds)
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Marvel at the Blue Mountains

You won’t feel blue when you visit the Blue Mountains, given the natural beauty and unique history of the area. Choosing one of these farm stays near Sydney and in the Blue Mountains will help you embrace the ambiance of the region. Take your pick from these options and guarantee yourself a place where you can rest and relax during your holiday.

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