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Chesleigh Homestead – Bathurst – Western NSW

Chesleigh Homestead is located in history filled Sofala, near Hill End – only 4 hours and 29 minutes drive from Sydney CBD – the perfect outback location, a ‘True Blue Aussie Station’ –  An enormous 3000 acre station property, in the heart of Sofala’s historic goldfields, with its gold bearing creeks.

Stay with your hosts in the homestead, and enjoy fine cooking it offers a more traditional type of Australian farm hospitality.

The Homestead offers you quaint, comfortable and cosy guest bedroom accommodation – to suit every holiday.

Your package includes all your delicious, hearty, home cooked meals


Visit closeby exciting caves, and see great views from the many mountain lookouts.

Chesleigh offers some of the best horse riding in NSW


Famous for wonderful horse riding trails between undulating hills and pretty creeks. Ride along Chesleigh`s old Cobb and Co Coach roads, see all the crumbling mining relics and signs of the old gold settlements. Travel to all these historical sites, these will show visitors interesting and educational sites.


They are the only place in Sofala where you can learn how to pan for gold – cross your fingers to ‘find your fortune’. You have miles of creeks, borrow a pan from the hosts and hone your new found skills. Your camera will surely find goldn moments to immortalise.

Fish for trout in the rivers and if you get lucky- take it back for your dinner, go yabbying in the dams teach your children these skills.

Built by hand over 40 years, Chesleigh Homestead offers up rustic country experiences, hospitality with all the comforts of your own home. There are a variety of accommodation you can choose for family holidays.

Seeking a more relaxing escape? Maybe simply stay put in their heated spa – with a long glass of wine, taking in the dazzling umber sunsets. Seeing for the first time all the beauty of ‘The Milky Way’ in the smog-free night skies.

The night bonfire is definitely the social hub of our stations homestead, and sit around get involved, and share in the unique Aussie campfire experience, sing-a-long and listen to many a ‘olde wild Aussie tale about bushrangers’.

Please Note : DO NOT leave a message in the comment section for this farm, as this is not a Booking or Enquiry Website it is an Information Site so please if you are interested in this farm telephone them!

(02) 6337 7077

Just as a Rough Price guide :

$920 for a 2 night Standard Weekend for 4 persons

$1780 for a 4 night Standard Midweek for 4 persons

Please note that school holidays and holiday/special event weekends are not considered standard times in most accommodations.

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