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Bussells Bushland Cottages

From $165
447 Carters Rd, Burnside WA 6285
Travelling south along Bussell Highway and just prior to entering Margaret River township, turn right into Carters Road, travel 4.5 kms and (just beyond the junction with Burnside Road) and turn left into the tree-lined driveway. Proceed for 500 metres and the manager's residence is on the left hand side.
  • BBQ area
  • Fireplace (wood or gas)
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen included
  • Dryer
  • Parking
  • Self-contained
  • Washing machine
  • BBQ
  • Fireplace
  • Nature & Wildlife Spotting
    Nature & Wildlife Spotting
  • Walking & Hiking
    Walking & Hiking

Located in the heart of the picturesque Margaret River wine appellation, Bussells Bushland Cottages is a gazetted “Land for Wildlife” and “Wildlife Land Trust” sanctuary. The rustic charm of these 8 well-appointed (self-contained) rammed-earth cottages is complemented by the natural (20 hectare) bush block, well treed with jarrah, marri, banksia and peppermint trees; and home to prolific birdlife, possums, brush-tailed phascogales (wambengers), bandicoots and kangaroos.

Bussells Bushland Cottages is a 20 hectare (50 acre) "Land for Wildlife" property, located 5kms north-west of Margaret River township. 

8 rammed-earth cottages set apart in order to preserve privacy and are self-contained with full kitchen, dining and living facilities, an outdoor BBQ, wood-fired potbelly stove in the living room and ceiling fans in all bedrooms (except those with double bunks). Each cottage shares 1 bathroom. 

Walk trails criss-cross the bush block which has wonderful stands of old-growth jarrah, marri, banksia and peppermint trees, as well as being home to a wide variety of bird life and mobs of kangaroos. A simple 'starter' breakfast is provided for the first morning, otherwise this is a self-catering property.  Wi-Fi is available free-of-charge. Although limited, it should be adequate for e-mails and streaming.

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This amazing little place was clean and equipped for our stay. From the beautiful and clean cottage we stayed in, down to the prepared kindling and firewood, we could not fault our stay. There were walking tracks available and the close location to the town made our stay more convenient and eventful than hoped for. Loved our stay, would highly recommend. Cooper Sutton
My wife and I recently stayed for our honeymoon. The rooms were clean and spacious and the service was excellent. I left behind something important to my wife and the owners were kind enough to post it to us. Would highly recommend a stay here. We loved the bush setting that seemed so far away from the world yet only a few minutes drive to the centre of Margaret river Bennett Moncrieff
Just wonderful. Very clean, everything you needed for a very relaxed stay. Just sad to have to leave. Could stay there forever. 10/10 Would highly recommend it if your wanting a quite getaway. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jilna Hatton
Fantastic place to stay, to much to talk about but we loved everything about this place, we will be back again and again. Thank you for letting us share your slice of Margaret River paradise! Allan Fitzgerald
Our 4 night stay at Bussells Bushland Cottages was just perfect. Our beautiful cottage overlooked the paddock which was always full of Kangaroos (to the delight of our 12 month old!). The log fire was great and made the cottage nice and cosy when relaxing of an evening, especially during the stormy weather outside. The hosts Ange and John were super friendly and couldn’t do enough for us. The cottage was very clean and the beds were very comfy (with electric blankets too). The WiFi worked well and the location was ideal with plenty of things to do only a short drive away. We also walked along one of the walking trails on the estate which was quiet, peaceful but full of wildlife. Overall a very enjoyable stay and we’ll be back to visit again. Paul Piorun
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