Located in the beautiful Bowral countryside, Southdown Cottage offers self-contained accommodations. Guests can relax on their private patio and enjoy views of the surrounding gardens. A 2-day complimentary breakfast is provided upon arrival.

This air-conditioned cottage features a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a microwave. It offers a spacious living area with a flat-screen TV, a DVD player and an iPod dock. The bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Southdown Cottage Bowral is a 5-minute drive from Bowral Train Station and the popular Don Bradman Museum. Moss Vale is a 7-minute drive away.

Guests can enjoy croquet and badminton at the property. Free parking is available on site. Additional parking is available off site upon request.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi Additional bathroom Dining area Fireplace Flat-screen TV

Southdown Cottage has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 10, 2014

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Two-Bedroom Cottage with Garden View - Southdown
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
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About Southdown Cottage

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  • Thinking of booking for mid December but will be three of us. Does the cottage only have the one bathroom or is there also an ensuite as well? (The picture of the main bedroom suggests an ensuite but nothing in the description of the cottage.

    there are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

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    Answered on November 7, 2021
  • Good morning, My husband and I are looking at spending a few days at your glorious property, possibly 10 - 13 July 20 (checking out on 13th). Could you please give us a daily rate for a room with a double bed? Thank you! Cheryl Bosman (Mrs)

    Sorry Cheryl Thank you for your enquiry. All the cottage's are booked. Regards Margaret

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    Answered on June 22, 2020
  • Are both bedrooms upstairs ...it was difficult to tell from the photos

    No only one bedroom upstairs Regards Margaret

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    Answered on June 10, 2021

Managed by Margaret Chadwick - Owner

Company review score: 9.0 Based on 113 reviews from 4 properties

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Company info

I have been running self-contained cottages at "Southdown" since 1989 and provide a unique experience for guests in the cottages and provide the 6 acre beautiful garden with my guests. We are winners of "Excellence in accommodation" 2005 & 2014.

Neighborhood info

The Southern Highlands has 9 surrounding villages, Bowral Moss Vale, Mittagong, Berrima, Exeter, Sutton Forest, Bundanoon, Burrawang & Robertson. You are 3 minutes drive into Bowral where there are many restaurants, cafes, boutique shope and the Bradman Museum. We are 10-15 minutes drive to the many Vinyards, National Parks Water Falls and walking trails. Many lovely Open Garden are available from Spring to early winter to visit. The Highlands is only 40 minutes drive to beaches of Kiama and Kangaroo valley. There are many picnic grounds,a horse riding centre and sailing on Fitzroy Falls lake.

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What's nearby
  • Bowral Golf Club
    0.9 miles
  • The Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
    1.4 miles
  • Bradman Oval
    1.5 miles
  • Corbett Gardens
    1.5 miles
  • Centennial Vineyards
    2.5 miles
  • Mount Gibraltar
    2.7 miles
  • Bendooley Estate Book Barn
    3.3 miles
  • Sturt Gallery
    3.8 miles
  • Artemis Wines
    3.9 miles
  • Moss Vale Golf Club
    4.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Biota
    2.5 miles
  • Restaurant The Grand Cafe
    2.5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Press Shop
    2.5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Elephant Boy
    2.5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Royal Hotel
    2.5 miles
  • Restaurant Josh's
    6.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Robertson Heritage Railway Station
    12.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Wingercarribe
    2.5 miles
  • Mountain Mt Alexandra
    5.6 miles
  • Lake Alexandra
    5.6 miles
  • Lake Fitzroy Falls
    16.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    22.3 miles
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    58.5 miles
How to get to Southdown Cottage from Kingsford Smith Airport
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Amenities of Southdown Cottage
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric blankets
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Horseback riding Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Laundry
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 2 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 2 and up are allowed)

Mastercard Visa Southdown Cottage accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay by credit card.

Please note this property is not wheelchair accessible. The upstairs bedroom is accessible by stairs only.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Southdown Cottage of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

License number: PID-STRA-9881

FAQs about Southdown Cottage

  • The prices at Southdown Cottage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Southdown Cottage include:

    • Vacation Home

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Southdown Cottage (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Southdown Cottage is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Southdown Cottage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Southdown Cottage by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • Southdown Cottage is 1.3 miles from the center of Bowral.