Planning a getaway can be exciting, that ‘holiday feeling’ and counting down the days and hours before you can hit the road and say goodbye to all the stress, deadlines, and phone calls is a wonderful thing.
Planning a getaway that’s dog-friendly presents another challenge of its own. Fear not! We have collated a list of amazing dog-friendly abodes in NSW. Whether you’re looking for laid-back farm stays with plenty of room for your pooch to zoom around or you’re after waterfront views that offer privacy and tranquillity – we have you covered!
The Shed, Kangaroo Valley
Located 2.5 hours from Sydney in the beautiful Kangaroo Valley, The Shed is a converted machinery shed that has been lovingly and creatively transformed into a luxurious eco-haven accommodation, using reclaimed and recycled materials.
Enjoy walking tracks through paddocks, escarpment, rainforest, and countless picnic spots with breathtaking views and abundant wildlife. Housing up to 6 people in three large bedrooms, this rustic homestay is sure to be a favourite for friends, families, and the beloved pooch if you like.
A-Frame, Scott’s Head
5 hours from Sydney, you will find the coastal village of Scott’s Head.
The A-Frame is a classic 1970’s beach house that houses up to 7 guests. Enjoy absolute beachfront positioning on top of a quiet headland as well as a huge grassed yard that overlooks uninterrupted coastal and mountain views.
This classic home has been carefully curated with sloping ceilings, exposed beams, polished floors, and a huge grassy yard for your pooch to discover.
HamptonsShack Boathouse, Dangar Island
A stone’s throw away from Sydney, you will find the stunning HamptonsShack which offers seclusion on its own private beach. Don’t be fooled by the tiny frame, this Hampton's style beach shack is newly built boasts cathedral ceilings, a sunny deck, and spectacular water views.
Arabella, Kangaroo Valley
The beautiful tiny home has won multiple architectural awards, featuring a combustion heater inside for the chilly evenings and an air conditioner for warm summer nights. An outdoor fire pit awaits toasted marshmallows using the surrounding twigs, perfect for a couples getaway with your pooch.
Set on a 140-acre property on the edge of the Cambewarra Ranges, it is surrounded by abundant wildlife as well as several vantage points to view the valley below.
Image credit: HamptonsShack, The Shed, A-Frame, Arabella.