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Avoca Cottage Guest Comments 2017

Wonderful haven; we’ve loved the peace and quiet, the birds and farm animals and sharing it all with our friends in the Chalet.
Clarke and Brundrett
January 2017

Thanks for accommodating us for the 8 nights. We had a lovely time and will miss Boots and Clyde, the peace and the birds.
The Davy Family
January 2017

Kids loved collecting the eggs, feeding the animals and playing with the guinea pigs. I loved that we stayed away from town in a quiet setting. Best of both worlds.
The Shields
January 2017

Once again, a perfect relaxing time. Hope to get the opportunity to stay again in the future.
Hazel and John Ruby
February 2017

We loved our stay. We found peace and tranquillity in a delightful place. Just what we needed! An Roy, our lab-retriever acted like he’d dropped in to doggy paradise. Thank you so much. We hope to return soon.
David and Lea Leach
February 2017

Thank you Jenny and Richard for creating this perfect spot. So tranquil. We loved staying here, peaceful and private yet close to so many wonderful sights. The Cottage was just right and having somewhere we could bring our ‘girls’ was much appreciated.
The Wallmans
February 2017

Lovely setting; our girls have enjoyed all the animals more than anything else. To have the baby guinea pigs born whilst we were here was the highlight. Anvil Beach and the Lakehouse a must. Thank you for a pleasant short break.
The Wiles Days
March 2017

It was so nice and relaxing. The animals are all so nice. I love this place.
Dagmar and family
March 2017

We’ve enjoyed the peace and quiet, the wonderfully equipped cottage and closeness to so many localities to visit. The birds have kewp0ut us amused and hopefully we’ve kept Boots busy, a little.
The Dragicevichs
March 2017

This is our third stay at Avoca and it feels like coming home. It was great to enjoy some farm life and to see Boots again – such a lovely fellow.
Cathy and Rod
April 2017

Thanks for a lovely stay. Our doggie Turbo equally loved it. We’ll be back!
Scott and Rozalyn
April 2017

We had the most wonderful break – lovely long walks and the kids have loved all your animals. Thank you so much.
The Santich Family
April 2017

Thank you so much. This place is amazing and beautiful and you have been wonderful. Thank you!
Di Lello Family
April 2017

As usual, great stay with our dogs. Been busy planting on our property in Denmark. Can’t wait until we move down to this wonderful place!
The Reemayers
April 2017

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We loved seeing, feeding and patting the animals.
The Gerde Family
May 2017

Avoca Cottage Guest Comments 2016

A great find – the cottage has everything we need and more. Loved sitting on the veranda watching and listening to the birds. Boots extended the cricket team and loves his tennis balls – shortage in Denmark when we tried to buy some! Thank you for hosting such a relaxing and comfortable place to unwind.
Blann Family
January 2016

A really lovely place to stay. The kids loved the animals, especially Clyde and the hens and loved collecting eggs. Never once moaned about the rain – that says it all really…
Gribbs and Gaskells
January 2016

We had so much fun playing ‘fech’ with boots. Also the bike rides and feeding ‘clide’
Jack and Max
January 2016

Beautiful spot. Relaxing holiday, neat accommodation.
Best ever. The kids had the best time, knowing the agriculture. Beautiful cottage, really nice owners… thank you for everything!
Ludvar Family
January 2016

Immaculately clean and comfortable cottage. Loved the animals, especially Clyde. An idyllic holiday.
O’Sullivan – Seer
February 2016

Had a lovely relaxing time. Missed Bonnie the highland cow, but really enjoyed feeding Clyde. Thank you for your hospitality and lovely accommodation. Hope to be back soon!
Indraji
February 2016

We had a lovely stay in Paradise. Thank you and we love Boots the ‘Badminton Champion’!
Robert and Linda
February 2016

Thank you for a great stay. Our little two year old loved saying ‘hello’ to all the animals. Such a relaxing holiday – the eggs were delicious!
Kelly Family
February 2016

Lovely stay and enjoyed the fresh eggs. Beautiful farm animals - the fresh eucalyptus tree was awesome!
Sarah and Family
March 2016

We really loved this stay! Loved the animals especially Boots! The cottage was perfect. Our dogs loved the yard Thank you both – loved every second and never want to leave!
Ranieri Family
March 2016

Had a great stay! Great accommodation, helpful and friendly hosts. Thanks. Love the animals and Boots was cool…
The Kaberrys and Molewyks
April 2016

Great farm stay. Loving Boots and horse. Beautiful and kind hostess. Thanks for the fresh eggs.
Jessie and Co (Singapore and Malaysia)
April 2016

We’ve loved our time out in this beautiful peaceful setting.
Sutcliffe Family
April 2016

Lovely spot, nice and cosy in the first of the cooler Autumn weather. Very well equipped cottage and gorgeous warm fire.
The Rogers
April 2016

Lovely peaceful Cottage; enjoyed the farm setting, native gardens, birds and animals and cosy fire after days exploring and fishing.
Brown Family
May 2016

Such a wonderful place to stay and so much thought has gone into setting up this Cottage.
Archer Family
May 2016

We came from Kuwait in the Middle East as family. We love the place and enjoy it. It is really the best cottage we’ve ever been to. We love the farm and the nature here. Also you are very kind Jenny and Richard.
Al Sallol Family
May 2016

Good! But I wish there was WiFi! And more DVDs! And also can you fix the big torch and one door is locked, but I like the house. It is very nice and I like the farm and there is lots of animals and I have a great time here. Love love love this place! Wish I don’t have to leave!
Wilson offspring
June 2016

A wonderful stay! Loved the peace, quiet and all the animals. We hope to come back!
Jenkins Family
July 2016

The perfect winter retreat. Once again, we’ve had a lovely stay, thanks!
Plaster
August 2016

Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing ‘escape to the country’. The Cottage was beautifully equipped and exceptionally cosy. All three of us had a great time.
Ruby Family
September 2016

Thank you for a wonderful stay. Look forward to visiting again.
Greens
October 2016

What a lovely place, thank you!
The Kotzes
October 2016

What a sensational property! We want your lifestyle. Hopefully soon! Great Cottage! Clean and well equipped. We shall definitely be back! Thank you for making our honeymoon so special!
The Marshalls, newlyweds
October 2016

We had a great stay! Enjoyed all the animals (Boots is a beautiful dog) and the Cottage is very homely. Love it all! Thank you.
Cusacks
October 2016

Thank you so much for the freedom, to explore; beautiful Bootsie to take us for walk, the magnificent bird song. AND no WiFi!!
Lee and Morse
November 2016

Super calm setting and very clean environment. I had a wonderful time here and loved feeding the Alpacas (Mimosa, Exotica and Mocha). Wish I wasn’t leaving! From your friend in Alaska, Dan.
Beautiful and cosy! Lovey farm. Thank you – it’s been a relaxing 3 days here.
Dan and Sofiana
November 2016

Lovely stay. Really comfortable and clean. Thank you. We would have liked to have stayed longer and explored more and meet the animals.
The Sobeys
November 2016

Very good accommodation. Very quiet, relaxing and peaceful. Zack was super excited!
Suneesh
November 2016

Amazing stay. So peaceful and relaxing. Great mini-break!
McMeekans
December 2016

Thanks for your warmth and hospitality! The Cottage was cosy and absolutely delightful. Boots is incredible too!
The Goh Family, Singapore
December 2016

Nice Boots. We had a lot of fun playing ‘fetch’ with Boots. The horse was very cute and I had fun patting it. Nice cosy and relaxing accommodation. We had a great time!
The Lam Family, Singapore
December 2016

Lovely relaxed stay and ‘catch up’ after a year apart. Lots of birds to photograph, Boots for company, great place to stay, nice and homely. Loved our stay.
Theo Annelies ( Netherlands) Alex Manska (Perth)
December 2016

Beautiful place to spend Christmas. Thank you very much!
The Stowers, NZ
December 2016

Avoca Cottage Guest Comments 2015

Wonderful and relaxing place. Loved the farm and the animals. Thank you for cups and saucers!
Elizabeth
January 2015

Home from home! Thanks, we’ll be back again
Celinski
January 2015

So far we have only been here a couple of hours but it has been great. We love it here. Lovely place wish we could stay here longer. The animals were great, fantastic place. Jenny and Richard make the place special. Your patience with the animal assistance is amazing. Thanks for allowing us to share your farm. We really loved it.
Chidlow
January 2015

I liked helping out and loved all the animals including Boots the dog. I had a great time here.
Jake
Our favourite home away from home. Thank you for sharing your farm and your patience with the kids. Absolutely love it!
Abbott
January 2015

Thank you for such a wonderful stay. The boys loved the animals (as did I!). Ben decided to call the babe guinea pig ‘Speedy’ because he was so quick! Give Wilbur a scratch from me. Also very clean, very friendly, thank you again.
Jen and Shaun
January 2015

Thank you very much. We enjoyed the house and the landscape. Thanks for the eggs – had a great time.
Turner Hofman
February 2015

Absolutely splendid – a wonderful peaceful haven,
Bennett UK
February 2015

Wow! Wonderful place. We will be back!
Brian and Joan
February 2015

All good thanks
Cooke
March 2015

So many beautiful birds hopping at our doorstep. Little ponies completely tolerant and a delight for our toddler. Bless!
Aletia
March 2015

Lovely and relaxing place. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay, thank you.
Janczewski
March 2015

Such a wonderful stay. You’ve thought of everything! Many thanks to you all, Jenny Richard and Boots, for making us all feel so welcome.
Plaster
March 2015

Another wonderful and relaxing stay. Lizzie has loved helping with the animals – thanks Jenny for all your time and patience! We’ll be back and hop you’ll still be here
Walker
April 2015

Thank you Jenny and Richard for another great stay. We had a very relaxing and peaceful time and we hope to be back again in the near future.
Davies
April 2015

Fantastic stay. I loved Wilbur Lucky and Boots. Glad we could see and name the baby guinea pigs. I will miss my morning walks with Wilbur and Lucy. I hope Lucky’s hoof gets better. I will also miss Fred and Freda. Love Jaz
Best school holidays we have ever had. The kids did not want to leave (neither did I for that matter). Danne
Thank you so much for an amazing time. The cottage was wonderful and all of the animals were very friendly. I loved Wilbur and Lucky. Fred and Freda were very sweet and the guinea pigs were extremely cute. I’m going to miss Curious and Lightning a lot. Feeding the alpacas was an experience I will never forget. They sure can spit a long way. Boots was amazing and I will miss him.
Mackenzie Reynolds
April 2015

All the comforts of home in a peaceful country setting. We thoroughly enjoyed our time; just wish we could stay longer. Thank you so much for your generosity.
Kent
April 2015

Great location, loved the peace and quiet. Very cosy. Loved the birds and the animals.
Murrison
April 2015

I had a great stay. It was sad when Boots left. My favourite thing was feeding Lucky and Wilbur and the guineapigs were cute. Thank you for letting me lock up the chickens. I hope to come back again, it was the best holiday I ever had.
Fetherston
May 2015

We have enjoyed the tranquillity. What a great location and great accommodation. Thank you for the opportunity to stay.
Giblett
May 2015

Thank you for a beautiful, relaxing stay - jJust what we all needed. Randall and Grace had an amazing time, as did we. Fantastic cottage – so peaceful. We were totally able to rewind and recharge.
Sages
May 2015

Beautiful place. Enjoyed watching the birds. House is well equipped and very clean and comfortable. Hope to come back some time. Thank you.
Barretts
June 2015

Beautiful, clean, very comfortable place. Thank you. Loved our stay.
Kelly
June 2015

Loved the cottage, full of everything we needed and the animals! Bub loved them! Will come back for sure. PS Boots is the best!
Lucas, Vicky and Elisa
June 2015

Thank you for a wonderful stay. The place is magical, especially early morning. We all thoroughly enjoyed our visit.
Lawther
June 2015

Thank you for a beautiful, relaxing break. The kids fell in love with all the animals, especially the guinea pigs! A lovely clean cottage – thankyou!
Cross Family
July 2015

Thank you for a great farm stay. We loved it and enjoyed being with the animals. I loved Clyde and Wilbur the most. Especially when I brushed them. Thank you so much ? Wonderful stay, couldn’t fault it.
Curti Family
July 2015

A wonderful relaxing break i8n great surrounds. The children loved the animals and the walks. Thank you.
Bousefield
July 2015

It was lovely staying in the cottage and I loved feeding Wilbur and Clyde. It is the best farm ever. I love the farm.
Wilcox children
July 2015

Our family loves the cottage. The animals were extremely cute.
Chua
August 2015

Boots is the best tour guide! Loved it on the farm. So peaceful and quiet. The stars here are so beautiful. The animals, especially the duck s and Wilbur, are our boy’s favourites. Thanks
Harvey Family
August 2015

Such a lovely getaway to get back to nature. Our little kelpie really enjoyed the long walks and all the farm animals. Even though it rained a lot, it was so relaxing settling into a crackling fire after exploring the region. Thank you for such a lovely experience, plus we absolutely loved fresh eggs for breakfast!
Boyd Family
August 2015

After renovating our home in Kendenup it was great to stay at a well thought out holiday home. Joey loved the garden and our many sight seeing trips. The Scottish Highland cow was a lovely surprise. Bed very comfy and air con worked extremely well to keep us warm. Very peaceful. I loved the birds – new Holland honey eater nesting in the Albany woollie bush at the front near the window. Really enjoyed our stay. Thank you!
Arnold
August 2015

Thank you jenny and Ri9chard for the lovely place! We had so much fun with the chickens, Bonnie the cow, Wilbur and especially Boots. Boots peeked into our living room one night just for some pats – such a sweetheart.
Tock, Singapore
September 2015

Thank you for such a wonderful holiday! We loved all the animals, especially the guinea pigs, Boots and Luna the dogs, and Wilbur and Clyde the horses.
Brennan Family
September 2015

Thank you kindly for the wonderful stay. It was delightful, relaxing and beautiful garden and birds and farm sounds.
Clare Family
September 2015

We are in love with this place. Second time here and we enjoyed every minute of our stay. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful place with us. It such an amazing place. Thank you both for the opportunity to come here. We love Boots and the kids had a great time and will miss the animals. Aljandro loves the guinea pigs and Fernando couldn’t get tired of watching Bonnie ‘the hairy cow’ as he calls it. Really special times for the kids. Thanks again from all our family.
Zuniga Family
October 2015

Idyllic setting, really beautiful cottage, spotlessly clean and with everything we could possibly need. It far exceeded our expectations! Thank you very very much.
Shere Family
October 2015

The Lowlands with the Highland cow, Bonnie – says it all!
Halsmith
October 2015

Returned for a second visit and once again enjoyed peace and quiet. Enjoyed morning tea outside with the fairy wrens! Hope to be back for a third visit.
Murrison
November 2015

A beautiful place with excellent facilities. Thank you very much.
Dewett UK
November 2015

It’s a gem, hidden nicely from the hassles and bustles of city life. Nestled among grazing cattle, cheekily and loyally protected by mighty Boots. God bless Jenny, Richard, Boots and the other animals. It has been a highly engaging stay! (Frisbee with toothmarks, saliva infused balls, crushed tennis balls – Boot’s spoils ? Happy kids, Happy family).
Goh Family, Singapore
November 2015

After a busy and eventful year we needed a break. This cottage proved to be just the place. It is light, roomy and clean. Above all, it felt like home but without the busy surroundings and duties of everyday life. We had a restful and relaxing holiday and are going home totally refreshed. Thank you indeed.
Boon
December 2015

Lovely, peaceful stay – thank you.
Thomas
December 2015

‘Remember what peace there may be in silence’! Thank you…
Roberts Clan
December 2015

Avoca Cottage Guestbook Comments 2014

Boys loved walking Boots, breaking waves at Cosy Corner, Peaceful Bay, Denmark and Albany. Beautiful stay once again. Thanks Jenny and Richard.
Marshall
January 2014

Awesome time! We loved Boots and the goats and the horses too. We got two eggs from the chickens and enjoyed them. Accommodation is great! We’ll be sure to come here next time!
Comstock
January 2014

Wow, such a fantastic place. The children have had such fun with all the animals, especially Boots. We can’t wait to come back. Thank you so much.
Clark
January 2014

The best place to stay in this area. Friendly people, wonderful setting and everything you need. Looking forward to coming back again. One of the best family holidays we’ve had.
Nicholls
January 2014

Thank you for making us feels so welcome. We had such a lovely break. The kids had such fun – bye bye Angus until next time. 5 star!
The Berghs
January 2014

From the goats’ welcome to our farewell peaches (yummy!) and chat, everything has been lovely. Excellent hospitality and we hope to see you again. A pleasure meeting you both – thank you.
Bell
February 2014

A perfect stay as always. Thank you
Julia
March 2014

Avoca Cottage exceeded our expectations in every way. Great place – great hosts. Thankyou!
Blewitt UK
March 2014

A wonderful experience. We had the opportunity to relax and unwind. Imogen loved the animals and farm life. Beautiful cottage – thank you!
Phipps
March 2014

Lovely time here, dogs loved the space, can’t wait to come back. Stephen stayed in Avoca, Ireland with his friend, a gamekeeper. Thank you.
Williams
March 2014

Second visit – even better than the first! Great atmosphere and friendly hosts. We’ll be back – loved it here.
Conradie
March 2014

Restful 4 days in this want-for-nothing beautifully appointed cottage. Five star – thanks!
Kenton
April 2014

Lovely place to stay, great location, love the animals, very clean and cosy. Will recommend to our friends.
Telha
April 2014

The first family holiday. We loved it – great place. Kids don’t want to go home. We will come back next year and recommend to all our friends. Thank you so much.
Alford
April 2014

What a lovely cottage – well equipped, clean and cosy. I came here with my family and parents for Mothers’ Day. We all had a wonderful time here and will come back.
Nathalie
May 2014

Thank you for a wonderful stay. Excellent hospitality. With nothing lacking (I’m terrible at Scrabble though) the cottage is clean and homely, perfectly situated between Denmark and Albany. The scenery and animals were a highlight. We had a lovely anniversary. Thanks again.
Cabrera
May 2014

Thanks for another fantastic holiday. We just love the cottage! See you next time.
May – June 2014

What a beautiful place for an overnight stop after a very nice bicycle ride from Denmark. Wish I was staying longer.
Burgell
June 2014

The best family holiday we have had! The cottage and the farm are magnificent. Jenny and Richard made us feel so welcome. We will spread the word. We loved the rain and we hope and pray it continues.
Tobin
June 2014

Lovely, clean and well equipped accommodation – not long enough but we will recommend.
Riseborough
June 2014

Beautifully equipped and in a wonderful setting. Will recommend it!
Johnston
June 2014

The cleanest cottage we’ve stayed in ever! Really lovely place, thanks for sharing your place..
Evans and Kelly
June 2014

Such a beautiful location – not too far from civilisation but just enough to relax. Just the holiday we needed. Beautiful, clean, warm, well equipped. Great hosts – thank you so much from all of us.
Puzey
June – July 2014

It was lovely to help with the animals and collect the eggs. The guinea pigs were a hit with the kids. The cottage is fabulous and cosy with the fire. Thanks very much,
Korb
July 2014

Thanks so much for a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings. We’ll certainly be telling our friends about Avoca and Lizzie is desperate to come back and see all the animals again, especially her new friend Boots. Thanks again!
Walker
July 2014

Thank you Richard and Jenny for providing this excellent farmstay. We have loved our short stay introducing Judah to the animals. Take care.
Pitman
July 2014

Thank you for the relaxing lovely stay.
Morris USA
August 2014

Thank you for a relaxing stay. What an idyllic setting! Hope to see you again. Best wishes and once again, thanks!
Doulton, Grant
August 2014

Such a delightful stay. Jenny and Richard were welcoming and Boots was a wonderful companion.
Robson
August 2014

Thank you very much. The farm is wonderful and the animals are too cute. The cottage is extremely neat and clean.
Fouche
August 2014

Thank you so much for the lovely cottage. We were so relaxed here. You have thought of everything – great value for money. We were sorry not to meet you, but hope to come again.
Amery
September 2014

It is so nice to be someone who can just relax on a farm. We hope to come again.
Giles
September 2014

Spent two lovely days at the cottage and chalet. Our group of 6 had a wonderful time and Jenny is so helpful.
Yong Miow Koon, Singapore
September 2014

What a lovely cottage with everything you could possibly want to be comfortable including the art on the walls, books, maps – so many thoughtful touches in a serene and tranquil setting. We loved being here. Thank you!
Heaton
September 2014

We had a lovely time with Boots.
Lovely and beautiful cottage. We loved the books and playthings for the children. Hope to be back.
We like the flowers and Boots.
I love the animals.
Vinod Sharma
October 2014

A lovely cottage, a beautiful landscape with cute animals and a new friend for the kids named Boots. Thank you for fantastic holidays.
Arnold
October 2014

What a find! Had a great R and R. Suzie loved it. Will return – thank you dear people. My soul is singing.
Webb
October 2014

We had the best time! The cottage is beautifully appointed, homely and comfy. We will come back and recommend. It was perfect to stay with our dog, very safe. She enjoyed the farm surroundings and the garden. And we enjoyed Marvin Gaye!
Tetzlaff, Perth and France
October 2014

Wonderfully comfortable. Your eye for detail has been exceptional. Thanks
Scott
November 2014

Beautiful stay, very clean, peaceful. The kids enjoyed their stay.
Theresa
November 2014

Absolutely beautiful part of the world. The cottage was stunning and Mia loved feeding all the animals. Will be back!
Nice
November 2014

Great place to stay – we really liked being here – thankyou!
Carlson
November 2014

Brilliant! So comfortable and relaxing. Evelyn loved collecting eggs. Thanks Jenny for your help, advice and friendliness.
Kelley
December 2014

We love all the animals. We love Boots best!
Seah
December 2014

First time staying in this cottage apartment and really like it though we like it every time we were staying in the in ‘chalet’!
Sunny
December 2014

I love Boots and the horses and guinea pigs.
Willox
December 2014

A perfect place to relax and unwind
V very nice comfortable cottage
Oh what a lovely time we had feeding the animals and stroking the ponies and holding the guinea pigs
Could stay here forever!
A big thank you from the Willoxes
December 2014

Avoca Cottage Guestbook Comments 2013

Awesome place – loved the cottage (clean, well furnished and equipped), love the farm -kids LOVED the dog and feeding the animals, being able to collect fresh eggs in the morning is a bonus we didn’t expect. Thank you so much and we hope to return. Will spread the word for you!
Schippers Family, Sydney
January 2013

Had a wonderful, relaxing stay. Great cottage. Loved talking to the animals. Fabulous eggs. Felt very welcome and at home thanks to the lovely hosts.
Dave, Jude, Stephen and Christina, NSW
January 2013

We had such a good and relaxing time in the cottage. Fully equipped house, clean and beautiful. We didn’t want to leave.. Ziggy loved every minute of his stay! Perfect for dogs and people. Thank you so much – we will be back!
Charlotte, Jack and Ziggy
January 2013

This farmstay was one of the best I’ve ever been to. Wilbur and Lucky the ponies were SO cute and so were the sheep, guinea pigs, cows, chickens etc. I really want to come again!
Anna Taylor
January 2013

This farmstay is one of my favourite holidays. I loved walking Lucky and Wilbur was very nibbly but I didn’t mind. I loved brushing Lucky and Wilbur. They are my first favourite animals; my second favourite was Ziggy the guinea pig, Dora and Diego – call me when the mummies have babies – my third favourite was the goats and my fourth favourite was Bonnie the cow and my fifth favourite was the ducks and the ducklings and my sixth favourite was the sheep and my seventh favourite was the chickens. I hope I can come back with my friends. Love from Quinlyn, Dale and Melinda. Thank you to our gracious and accommodating hosts, Jenny and Richard. The cottage is perfect, equipped for everything! We loved every moment of our stay and will certainly be back. Southern End, Elephant Rocks and Greens Pool are not to be missed! But we especially enjoyed sharing your beautiful farm with all the gorgeous animals.
Eylward Family, Perth
January 2013

The best cottage ever, everything you need, clean, perfect! Had a great time, kids loved the animals and we all enjoyed ourselves in beautiful Denmark and surrounds. I really enjoyed this farm. The cottage was great and the animals were adorable. Hope to come again soon!
Geevers Family
January 2013

Very helpful hosts, excellent accommodation and perfect location. C’etait comme dans un excellent reve ou dans un superbe film! C’est un cadeau de la vie….. merci beaucoup!
Bill and Barbara UK, Gerald, France
February 2013

Beautiful accommodation in an awesome place!
Shirley and Ada, France and England
February 2013

Fantastic hope away from home. Perfectly equipped and so clean –thanks, we’ll be back!
Colin and Regina
March 2013

Thanks for a delightfully peaceful fortnight in this little piece of paradise. So quiet and relaxing. We love little Angus the calf – hope he continues to grow and do well. We’ll be back as soon as we can.
The Diggins
March 2013

It was a great holiday and we loved it soo much and had a great Easter! We felt sooo lucky to meet the new baby cows named Angus and Ash.
Pritchards
April 2013

The cottage was like a copy of home. It was perfect for a family with the animals and tourist attractions. It was perfect!
Minotti Family
April 2013

What a beautiful property you have here Jenny and Richard! We loved our stay here in the cottage. Peaceful and tranquil setting. The animals are wonderful too, especially your dog Boots! Thank you, I’m certain we’ll be back again soon.
Read Family
April 2013

What a great place, away from it all. Everything provided, clean and tidy.
The Wiggins
May 2013

Thanks for your hospitality. Lovely accommodation, thank you.
Hartwig Family
May 2013

Great spot to enjoy ‘the Festival of Voices’ in Denmark. We loved the fire. Many thanks.
Simes Family
June 2013

Lovely quiet place and cottage is ideal.
The Heards
June 2013

Just love visiting. Peaceful but all the comforts. Great host in Jenny.
Julia and Karl
June 2013

A wonderful place to spend our first ever family holiday. We will be back soon. Thank you.
The Forrest Family
June 2013

Another lovely stay although so very little rain. Thanks for a wonderful relaxing holiday – our fourth in two years.
The Diggins WA
June 2013

A perfect place and I only wish we could have stayed longer. We hope to return one day..
The Fouches and Youngs NSW
July 2013

Second time to Avoca, first in the Cottage. Very tastefully done, well equipped and excellent lighting (very important). Loved it!
Hogue Family
July 2013

Thank you so much. Your farm is stunning and beautiful.
De Beaumont Family
July 2013

Comfortable and beautiful! Will be back
Campbell Family
August 2013

Thank you for the wonderful hospitality. The cottage is lovely and we all love your animals.
Puan Families
August 2013

We really enjoyed our stay. Richard and Jenny have done a fabulous job to make us feel welcome, very clean and comfortable. We will definitely come again.
Bartles
September 2013

When we think of a wonderful place to stay – Avoca will be rolling from our lips! Especially loved the wild flowers, all the animals a delight. Boots loves a good scratch and reminds us of those ever ready bunnies! We loved every moment. Thank you so much Jenny and Richard for your warmth and smiles. The children will remember the pony walk for years to come .. so will we.
The Berghs
September 2013

Lovely cottage, very homely. Loved our stay in Denmark and here at the cottage. Thank you. Great little spot on the map! Excellent facilities, a home away from home. Well done and thankyou.
Karberrys
September 2013

Thanks for another restful break in this beautiful spot.
Diggins
September 2013

What a beautiful setting and peaceful time. Thanks
Jones
October 2013

Impeccable cottage, high quality. Thank you very very much! Will be nice to highly recommend you. Very well done!
Josephin
October 2013

Beautiful cottage and setting. Thank you very much. We had an awesome time visiting Avoca. The kids will be talking about this visit for years to come. I have no doubt we will be back and stay for longer!
I had the best four day ever meeting Lucky and Wilbur the ponies and Boots the dog. I enjoyed walking the ponies and the Highland cow. I loved it.
McMaster
October 2013

A very comfortable, relaxing break, thank you.
Lefroy
October 2013

This cottage was just beautiful. Had a great time. Great for the soul.
Gulrin
October 2013

A lovely, beautifully equipped cottage in peaceful surroundings. Hopefully we’ll be back some day with the grandies?! You’ve been most hospitable and we’ve had a very relaxing time thank you.
Sheldrake, UK
November 2013

Again we have enjoyed being down here. Will be back.
Wiggins
November 2013

Thanks for another fantastic stay at the lovely Avoca Chalets (our 4th now!). We always love our time here, as do the dogs. Will definitely be back next year with the newest member of the Fairley family.
Fairley
November 2013

Had a great time. Accommodation lovely. Enjoyed Boots taking us for a walk!
Isbett
December 2013

We loved everything about this accommodation, thank you. Will definitely recommend.
Solange
December 2013

What a great place. Kids love the guinea pigs, two having babies. Boots, Lucy and Wilbur are cute. Thank you Jenny and Richard for being so kind to the children.
Davies
December 2013

Wonderful, relaxing break. Great accommodation. Loved the farm animals and fresh eggs. Thank you! Hope to be back again soon.
Kuruppu
December 2013

Wow! What fantastic accommodation. It really is home from home. So relaxing, we all had a great time. Thanks Jenny and Richard x
Southam
December 2013

 

 

Cottage Guestbook Comments 2012

Loved it here. Beautiful cottage with everything we needed. Kids loved the animals! We’ll be back!
Daniel and Rachel Van der Nest
January 2012

It’s a wonderful place! We love Australia! We spent a good time here – thankyou!
Danuta and Jan Pittowar, Poland
January 2012

Brilliant! Children loved all the animals, especially the guinea pigs. Thanks – wonderful experience!
McLean Family
January 2012

We loved all the animals and loved taking the ponies for the walks even though Wilbur can be a bit naughty. Loved it – we will come back again.
Holly, Mike, Tina
January 2012

Great location, great cottage, great time spent – will come back again.
Laubie Family
February 2012

The most perfect place. We fell instantly at home, so comfortable, beautiful and relaxing.
The Masons
February 2012

Spotless, comfortable cottage, dawn chorus of birds, goats, cattle, ducks, chickens and sheep. A terrific stay. Thanks!
The McGeoghs
February 2012

Thank you so much for having us – we have had a ball. Looking forward to our next visit. We’ve had a lot of laughs, tears and excitement over the weekend! Thanks, we love you loads! (Memories – gastro, beach, emergency, deck chair, Ava’s chin, bathed guinea pigs!)
Amy, Leigh and Family
March 2012

Nice place, very clean and comfortable. All basic necessities are well provided for. Our kids love the guinea pigs so much that they insist to buy them carrots form Woolworths. Nice host. Thanks for warm hospitality.
Yati and Amir, Malaysia
March 2012

Beautiful cottage – well set up. Enjoyed our stay.
Shauna and Don
March 2012

Lovely stay in comfortable, clean and extremely well equipped cottage. Great base for exploring this beautiful area – sure we’ll be back again.
Darrell and Samantha, Kalamunda
March 2012

Perfect cottage, clean comfortable and beautiful. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Sugeesh and Family
March 2012

We had a wonderful time – thank you so much. The kids enjoyed waking up every morning and visiting the guinea pigs, feeding the chooks and ponies. A place we will definitely come back to!
Amparito and Family
April 2012

I have been in ‘seventh heaven’ coming here – I loved running around your lovey cottage grounds – my family also loved the tranquillity and comfort here. We want to stay here again!
‘"Nelson” and Wolski Family, Fremantle
April 2012

Another fantastic stay in this peaceful, restful setting. Looking forward to returning in June and November.
The Diggins, Coogee
April 2012

Had a great stay, thanks so much. It’s lovely here – we will be back and hopefully meet you guys next time!
The Latters
May 2012

Had a great time in the cottage. Neat and clean, fantastic set up and beautiful home away from home. Will definitely be back again. Thanks guys.
Precious and Fungai
May 2012

Cosy, comfy, delightful home from home! Animals an extra bonus and Boots priceless.
The McKiernans, Dianella and Ireland
May 2012

Rest and relaxation for all three of us and so many wonderful places to visit! Heaven, thanks!
Janet, Rick and Rambo, Perth
June 2012

Another great time staying at this lovely cottage. Even saw some new birds. Thanks Jenny and Richard
The Diggins, Coogee
June 2012

What a wonderful place to stay – equipped with everything! Jenny was so helpful too – wish we could’ve stayed longer.
Tanya and Wendy
July 2012

Very nice cottage. Good location, very near Denmark. We love the animals.
Michael and Josephine, Singapore
July 2012

Best cake ever – farm fresh eggs! No, really, great place..
Iffla family
July 2012

We had a wonderful stay at the farm. The cottage is very nice and comfortable and sop cosy. We loved the animals. Alejandro’s favourite animal was Boots the dog. Thanks a lot Jenny for your hospitality, you made us feel at home. We wish we could stay longer, we must come back some other time.
The Zuniga Family
July 2012

What an amazing place to stay, great for our little weekend girls’ catch up. So homely and stylish, great beds and cosy warm fire. Loved the animals and the surrounding bushland. Must come again for another girls’ weekend away from the families! Thank you so much.
Alyssa, Tracey P, Tracey L, Sarah and Lisa
July 2012

Beautiful cottage with the warmest and comfiest beds ever. Kids loved the ‘babies’. We will miss vegemite! Thanks for everything, we’ll be back soon..
The Grahams
July 2012

We all had a wonderful stay, enjoyed the fresh air, scenery, having farm animals surrounding us. The cottage was very comfortable, cosy with the log fire and clean. Thank you!
The Wood Family
July 2012

Very nice little cottage. Loved how you are surrounded by animals and loved to help out on the farm. It is an awesome house – lots of things to do and never bored – love the animals.
The McLeod Family
August 2012

Thank you for a wonderful trip – it was awesome. I normally get rashes on holiday but this house was so clean that I didn’t. Love the animals and hope to come next year again. PS Boots is the best!
The Saggu and Singh Families
September 2012

Thank you – you have wonderful maintenance of house.
Harminder Family
September 2012

An oasis to find at the end of a long drive! Lovely and comfortable, cosy and calm.
Angela and Adam
September 2012

Lovely clean and well equipped home. Kids just loved the animals, especially the guinea pigs. Very relaxing.
Bramley Family
October 2012

Another restful week in the beautiful cottage. Back in four weeks.
The Diggins
October 2012

Lovely cottage and loved all the animals. Very restful and good for the soul. Thank you!
Maureen Grantham
October 2012

Thank you – a perfect spot to rejuvenate the soul from an overdose of city life.
The Knox Family
November 2012

Thanks for a wonderful two weeks of peace and tranquillity. Looking forward to another two weeks in March next year.
The Diggins
November 2012

The kids are saying it’s the best Xmas they can remember. Mum and Dad had a relaxing stay because the kids were happy. Absolutely loved it – we will be back, guaranteed! Thank you!
The Smith Family
December 2012

Had a lovely and relaxing New Year here. Great cottage, very clean and dog friendly.
The Martins
December 2012

Cottage Guestbook Comments 2011

Memorable holiday in a memorable place. Thank you
The Pickerings, Durban, South Africa
January 2011

Wow! What a beautiful place to stay! The house is absolutely stunning and the views and surroundings too. Loved the goats and bonnie (so cute). We will be back very soon!
Kristie, Calum and Baby Asha, Australind
January 2011

We had a very enjoyable week relaxing and just enjoying the peace and quiet. The cottage was perfect ‘home from home’.
Julie and Greg & Struie the Beagle
February 2011

Thank you for letting me come on my holidays. I had the best time, enjoyed all the new smells and the goats and bonnie kept me occupied for hours!
Struie the Beagle

What a beautiful spot you have. The cottage is so clean, well equipped, comfortable and homey. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Thank you Jenny and Richard for being so kind and considerate. Much appreciated.
The Murrays, Deep River, Ontario, Canada
February 2011

Great location, great cottage, very relaxing… 10/10 thank you
The Buckland family
February 2011

Loved every bit. The girls loved the animals. Thanks
The Rojo Family
April 2011

Second time here. I like the high standard of cleanliness beside this spot on earth A
Andreas Witt
April 2011

Great place. Magic – loved the warm fire. Jazz loved the puddles and all the animals Bark Bark!!
Pilgrim Family
May 2011

This place is awesome! So peaceful and amazing stars@ night. I’ll be recommending it. Thank you!
The Brewer Family, Sydney/UK
June 2011

The best place we’ve stayed at throughout the south west. So peaceful and relaxing. Thanks for your hospitality – we will be back as frequently as possible. The goats were so entertaining. Beautiful parrots ..
Glen and Libby Diggins, Perth
June/July 2011

Had a great stay. The cottage is just lovely - cosy, clean and so well appointed. Loved the fire!
Lorraine and Tom, Busselton
July 2011

A great house in a lovely spot. Boys loved collecting our eggs every day. Thanks for a great stay,
Bass Family
August 2011

Fantastically clean and well equipped. An idea location. One of the best places we have every stayed in
Davis Family
October 2011

The home away from home. Second stay here and loving it so much that we will come back for a third time with Mum in January. Best place on the entire South Coast! Thank you so much!
Tom, Doerte, Jay and Ray, Frankland River
November 2011

Another restful stay (our fourth) in this wonderful spot. We look forward to many future visits
Libby and Glen, Perth
November 2011

A wonderfully relaxing stay. Many thanks. Lovely to meet Jenny and Richard and finding our many connections.
The Gomersalls, UK
December 2011

Everything thought of, beautifully clean. Perfect setting! Wish we could stay longer. Loved it all. We’ll be back. Thank you.
Jane and Stephen Geiles
December 2011

Cottage Guestbook Comments 2010
Loved the cottage and farm, Bonnie is beautiful
Rosie, Max and Lia
March 2010

What a delightful oasis in this big country. Fabulous cottage and great local info. Lovely to meet you both
The Ryders, North Yorkshire, England.
March 2010

Great spot on road trip with adult family. Thankyou.
The Jones Family
April 2010

My sister is here to visit from Germany and we both loved this most beautiful place
Andreas Witt
April 2010

A beautiful cottage, very comfortable and great beds! Thank you so much.
The Murphys, Warranup
April 2010

Beautiful! Very high standard and everything you could possibly need. We will be back! The dogs loved it!
The Hancock Family
May 2010

We had a wonderful stay. Beautiful farm, lovely animals, very personal and hospitable hosts! We hope to be back for the kangaroos! Thank you so much.
The tan Family
June 2010

We love this place!
Chua Family
June 2010

WE absolutely love this place and so do our 3 kids. The cottage is beautiful and had everything we needed and more. It is well set up. Love it. We are sad to leave. Thank you so much.
The Dann Family
July 2010

Thank you so much for having such a beautiful place that you share with use. Richard was absolutely wonderful with our 3 kids showing them all the beautiful animals on the farm. We all had the best holiday. PS the kids want to know if they can move down here!
Warner Family,
July 2010

10/10 peaceful, well equipped, we just loved our stay and can’t wait to come back.
Mundells
July 2010

Lovely, comfortable, well equipped – couldn’t ask for more.
Cathy and Pete Smith, Warwickshire UK
September 2010

A jewel in WA. Had three rested days in this wonderful and cosy house. Many thanks. The animals are so tame and friendly. A farm-stay that deserves ***** rating! Perfect with a capital ‘P’. Our family simply love this place and can’t bear to leave. If we come back to WA again Avoca will be a must stop! We miss you already…..
The Tans
September 2010

It’s our second time back and we loved it just as much this time around. The cottage is so comfortable. Wonderful hosts also make the stay so very special. Thankyou.
Carol and James Spencer
October 2010

What a most relaxing and tranquil place. We really enjoyed our stay. The animals were such a treat for our 2 year old son!
The Bellekam Family
October 2010

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We will definitely be back sometime! The animals rock!!
Groenewald and Conradies, Cape Town, South Africa
October 2010

This is a wonderful place, internet pictures don’t do it justice. We loved the animals, especially looking at the goats every day. We will be back soon.
Ball Family, Perth
November 2010

It’s places like this, so quiet, clean, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, that remind us Australia is the best country in the world!
Jon, Rachel and Emily, Perth/Hanoi
December 2010

 

Cottage Guestbook Comments 2010
Wonderful home. All the extra touches make this place feel like a home from home. Love all the beaches, Dunskey beach best of all. ~ Yeomans family, January 2010

Wow – superb place. Parrots and kookaburras flying past when you dine outside. And all the unexpected comfort! If it was nearer we would be back in no time! ~ The Lindauers, January 2010

We don’t want to go back home and I don’t think the dogs want to either.
~ Kiara and Mom, January 2010

Hooray! What a fantastic place – we loved everything! Guinea pigs were a hit! ~ Bri, Alrick and Maali, February 2010

2009
This is just lovely! Next time we’ll spend more time just ‘sitting and enjoying’ – thank you both!
The Harbords
January 2009

We all loved the place, so nice and fresh ..
Kulkenny family
March 2009

Magnificent – so trendy but cosy.
The Horcheners, Biloela , Queensland
April 2009

Beautifully appointed. A delight – loved the farm animals too.
The Filewoods, Coolana Queensland
April 2009

Wonderful to see you all again and the cottage is delightful and beautifully appointed. A welcome change to be in the country again…
Joan Hammond, Perth
April 2009

Thank you for changing our dates to ensure perfect weather. Perfect well thought out accommodation in a beautiful place..
The Bonds and Oskar
July 2009

Great accommodation – you’ve thought of everything! James loved feeding the animals and the dogs loved the walks. We’d love to come back..
Carol and James Spencer
July 2009

This accommodation exceeded our expectations. Very comfortable and homely! We loved the goats – will come back again and also recommend to all our friends.
Jeni Morse and Urs Lindauer
September 2009

The cottage couldn’t have been more well appointed! Thank you – we love your “neck of the woods”.
The Cottees
October 2009

Best stay ever. Clean, cosy, great layout. Thank you so much.
Sheri Lim Ryan Chin
October 2009

We liked your cottage very much. It is very comfortable and an unusual high standard. Thanks for your hospitality. We will come again!
The Palluchs, Germany
November 2009

Thanks for the time. What a joy place, a secret, a sanctuary!
Draing
November 2009

Cosy – great – comfortable, plenty to do… thanks!
Bec and extended family
December 2009

A perfectly charming cottage of a high standard made very homely with little touches. Hope to be back soon.
The Smart family
December 2009

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