Accommodation at Callicoma Hill eco-cabin is in faithfully restored timber buildings with large verandahs designed to fit the site and the climate. The mainly forested 120 hectare property is located in the foothills of the famous Barrington Tops at an elevation of about 750 metres. Callicoma Hill is located less than one kilometre from Mount Royal National Park and close to the world heritage listed rainforests of the Barrington Wilderness area.
The self-contained cabin has 3 separate bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and bathroom. Up to 10 people can be accommodated:
- Bedroom 1 has 2 single bunks
- Bedroom 2 has 1 double bed and 1 single bed
- Bedroom 3 has 1 double bed and 2 single bunks
- Lounge room has 2 single mattresses
Bring your own linen – pillows, quilts and blankets are supplied.
The kitchen features a traditional wood fuel stove. A gas ring is also available, plus an outdoor wood barbecue (weather permitting).
There is ample verandah space for outdoor relaxing and dining – with a 70km view! A cosy wood heater is in the lounge for chilly winter nights. There is no wheelchair access. Smoking is outside only.
Many environmental features have been incorporated into the design of Callicoma Hill to make it a showcase ecologically sustainable development. Special features are the fully independent solar electricity supply. Rainwater tanks provide pure drinking water, wood from the site is used for cooking, heating and hot water. Waste water is treated in constructed wetlands and is reused on gardens.
Nearby Callicoma Bunkhouse provides budget accommodation and camping. It is suitable for groups and has barbecue cooking, a hot shower and flush toilet.
Native plants and animals on the site are protected and carefully managed, including kangaroos, wallabies and threatened species. Pets are not permitted so that rare wildlife living on the site can be protected.
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