Welcome to Avaspel, a place to rest, enjoy nature and get some peace of mind.Avaspel's train carriage in it's full posture!
A train trip on country land
A train trip on country land

Entire home/apt

6 guests

2 bedrooms

4 beds
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Set in country NSW is our delightful old Red Rattler Train awaiting those who like an adventure. Surrounded by nature, Kangaroo's and farm animals on 97 acres of private land. Making it a wonderful haven that's sure to relax your body and mind.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Check In: 2PM - 6PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Other pet(s)
Property type: Train
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people $35 AUD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $50 AUD
Security Deposit $250 AUD
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price $116 AUD / night
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House Rules

Please respect our property, noting the comments made above. If you have picked our place as a destination then we feel you have done this for a unique experience.
There are some children's play equipment available onsite and the animals are a firm favourite. However adult supervision is required when the children are out side because there are electric fences and they do hurt if touched plus a dam which does not have a fence around it.
Your free to roam the land, however if you smoke you need to be very careful as the terrain can easily burn. We prefer that you only smoke in dirt areas and make sure that your smoke is well put out.
No pets allowed due to the wildlife that habitats on our farm
Please refrain from parties where other people are invited to our site unless there has been a pre-organised event that we have been informed about.
Our café (Bissys Café Orange) is available for catering if required.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

14 Reviews

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Greg User Profile
September 2017
If your looking for something different, then avaspel is it. A train carriage kitted out as a cabin. With no TV... Awesome. No traffic, only sound of lots of birds in the trees.

Trish User Profile
July 2017
I had no idea that what I needed for a weekend was a train carriage, a small selection of animals, a log fire and the night sky, until I had it and loved every second. Blissfully peaceful, delightfully quirky, and just what I needed.

Anneliese User Profile
June 2017
Fiona and Paul were wonderful hosts and their train really is like nothing you've stayed on before. Both my partner and I enjoyed the break from the busy city. The facilities are great, be sure to do a proper grocery shop beforehand as you're fairly far from most things! The stars were amazing and you could see them so clearly, the moon chairs were great for gazing! Also with the power and water limitations it's worth using candles instead of the lights, can make the stay even more special. Will be recommending this to anyone who wants a unique experience!

Jessica User Profile
April 2017
What a place! We loved our stay here so much, it was everything we were looking for- peaceful, cosy, no distractions, bike riding, beautiful landscape. If you come prepared to be thoughtful with power you will love it- we let the indoor and outdoor fires and candles light most of our three nights here. Fiona and Paul were excellent hosts and the most generous people. We had a great lunch at their cafe in Orange and definitely recommend it for the food and the permaculture oasis they have set up there. Thanks so much, hope to be back!

Beckii User Profile
April 2017
Absolutely gorgeous area, fabulous carriage! My 4 kids and my parents had an unforgettable experience living off the grid. Accom was comfy, clean and hosts welcoming. I would definitely recommend

Victoria User Profile
April 2017
A perfect, secluded location with a beautiful view. Fiona and Paul were very helpful. It is just what you need if you want to relax!

Mirela User Profile
March 2017
The train carriage is, as described, a great adventure. Our toddler loved it and played with the pony and pigs for hours! It's beautifully calming and we all slept really well. However, everything is a bit shabby and not very well looked after. The breakfast was very basic and we couldn't find much fresh produce. On our second night, we only had an hour of electricity, but that may have been because of the cloudy weather. The area is beautiful, but sadly the driveway to the carriage was surrounded by rubbish and was very rocky, which might be tricky for visitors with fancy or very small cars.

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Orange, AustraliaJoined in October 2015
Fiona & Paul User Profile

My husband Paul and I love our family life and the ambience of country life.
We have 8 children who are now adults and have learnt so much about life.
We share our time now working with our volunteers and creating environments that are conducive to adventures.
"Live each day like its your last, you'll be surprised what happens when you do"

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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