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In the heart of Mudgee
  • About Cawarra Cottage...

    With 4 generous king-sized bedrooms with original fireplaces, cedar doors and mantelpieces, 3 with ensuite bathroom access. The 5th bedroom is quite small (previously an office) with 2 single beds, and easily converts to a king bed also. We do not charge for this bedroom in our rate. This home is situated on Short Street, Mudgee. Centrally located to Mudgee’s CBD and no need for a taxi home when in Mudgee as it’s within walking distance.

    Built in 1866, Cawarra is an Aboriginal word meaning, ‘beside running water’ with obvious links to the Cudgegong River opposite to the house in Lawson Park.

    ...on the Park

    The Lawson Park directly opposite Cawarra Cottage has walking paths and is bordered by the Cudgegong River flowing through it. This magnificent park has bbq facilities, the local Mudgee swimming pool and recreational facilities to suit everyone.

    The Mudgee Community Markets are held at Lawson Park, on the corner of Church & Short Streets on the first Saturday of every month. With local produce, arts & crafts, second hand stalls, and much more.


    Cawarra on the Park offers elegance and convenience right in the heart of Mudgee


    A Touch of History

    Cawarra Cottage, also formerly known as The Willows, is estimated to have been built in 1866. This is the same year that the ill-fated “Cawarra Steamship” also lost up to 60 lives off the coastline at Stockton Beach, Newcastle on July 12, 1866. Deemed to be one of the worst maritime disasters of that era.

    Read more about the history of Cawarra.

    A Snapshot of Cawarra

    Having being lovingly restored to its former glory, yet containing the features of modern living this remarkable house has the charm of a bygone era and a secluded quarter acre garden with magnificent old trees and meandering brick pathways. The front entrance, past original tall cedar French doors on the verandah, leads into a spacious central hallway and into a sunlit relaxed dining room beside an amazing kitchen.