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809 Quandary Road,Quandary NSW 2665 View on Map


“Heard about this gem back in 2009 and always wanted to stay.  From the initial phone call through to arrival and breakfast we felt very welcome.  Feels like we are on a train – minus the rocking motion.  We will definitely return one day.  Breakfast was amazing – A+++” (Chris and Indra “The Overlander” 2nd January 2017

“A great place for my telescope and Warbirds as well.  Great hosts.  See you next time.  (Greg  “The City Circle” 30 November 2016.)

“It was the best place I’ve ever stayed”  (Gretel (aged 9) stayed with her sister and parents in “The Overlander” 22nd December 2016)

“Thank you for your hospitality Rita and the tour around the cottage.  A wonderful nights sleep”  Marilyn “The City Circle” 26th October 2016

“Thank you – we loved the experience.  The carriage is well set up.  The pioneer cottage was very interesting”.  (Marguerita and Eric with their daughter and son-in-law “Overlander” 19th & 20th November 2016)

“A perfect couple of days, everything in the Rattler was just beautiful.  Rita, Lyndsay and Rowan made us so welcome.  We will be back”.  (Maree and Peter “The City Circle” 18th & 19th June 2016)

“So peaceful, lovely comfortable bed, facilities all great.  Thank you for the breakfast”.  (Sue and Dave  “The Overlander” 29th October 2016)

“Our second visit – and in less than a year!  How lucky are we?  We have enjoyed this visit just as much as the first and hope it will be followed by more.  Thank you so much Rita for your kindness and hospitality.  Bye till next time”  Jim and Mary “The City Circle” 22nd May 2016

“My kids loved the experience.  Breakfast was just amazing with that nice country backdrop.  Rita really knows how to look after you.  Thanks for everything”  (Stephanie stayed in “The Overlander” with her husband and two sons 14th August 2016)

“Very friendly hosts.  Very comfortable accommodation.  Terrific food.  What more could we ask for?”  (Valerie and Denis “The City Circle” 19th & 20th April 2016

“Another wonderful visit.  We just love being here.  (Meredith and Terry stayed in “The Overlander” 22nd May 2016 with their two sons. -‘It’s the best place in the world’  (Declan aged 9)

“So lovely to stay in the old railway carriage.  A real thrill – it’s been done so beautifully – in such a wonderful farm setting, too.  Such kind and caring hospitality plus the provision of delicious meals”.  (Jeanette and Roger “The City Circle” 17th May 2016)

“Second visit – again top class.  Thank you for the lovely evening meal.  Looking forward to return”.  David and Adele “The Overlander” 19th April 2016.

“A wonderful experience.  The Red Rattler brought back many memories of catching these trains during my early years working in Sydney.  Such a tranquil location reminds us both of why we want to move back to the country.  Thank you for your lovely hospitality.  We will definitely be back to explore more of this area.”  (Phil and Amanda “The City Circle” 3rd April 2016)

“A very enjoyable stay – everything we expected plus more!  Beautiful setting, lovely hospitality and fantastic accommodation.  The carriage was a real hit with the kids”.  (Adrian & Annemarie stayed in “The Overlander” with their two children 4th & 5th March 2016)

“What a delightful garden setting and peaceful rural views for this magnificent railway carriage B & B.  Thank you Rita and Lyndsay for the thoughtful and caring details which make this such a unique and pleasant, relaxing stay…..Congratulations to Rowan for collecting so much for the Pioneer Cottage and preserving family history and treasures from bygone eras.  Thank you all for sharing your home and friendship.  (Jan and Roy “The City Circle” 25th, 26th & 27th March 2016)

“Most enjoyable and stunning location to stay again.  Our granddaughters loved the experience and your hospitality”  (Maggie and Paul stayed in “The Overlander with their three granddaughters 5th January 2016)

“Our arrival here was after 10 days of camping and cabin stays and the City Circle was abundant with carefully considered comforts – loved everything.  A perfect stay.  (Yvonne and John “The City Circle 27 Nov 2015)

“A wonderful concept and beautifully presented farm stay.  Brings back experiences of travelling in the Overlander in the 60s.  Thank you for your warm and friendly hospitality.” (Julienne and Alistair “The Overlander” 25 Nov 2015)

“Thank you for making our 10th wedding anniversary a magical moment.  Will be back again.  Many thanks.”  (Lance and Amanda  “The City Circle” 19 Nov 2015)

“Simply magic!  We have never encountered such a beautiful place to stay and such wonderful hospitality.  Thank you so much.  We will return.”  (Terry Meredith, Liam and Declan “The Overlander” 6 Oct 2015)

“”Wonderful people, wonderful place and wonderful accommodation.  We have stayed in some unusual places but this old Red Rattler was fantastic”.  (Karen and Martin “The City Circle” 5 Oct 2015)

“Best place we stayed in during our road trip”.  (Roger and family from Adelaide “The Overlander” 16 July 2015)

“We will definitely be back!  There is something quite surreal about playing pool in a train carriage parked in a paddock at Quandary.  Fantastic!  (Catherine “The City Circle” 8 July 2015)

“Everything was just perfect!  Thank you for the great experience”.  (Richard and Michelle “The Overlander” 22/23 May 2015)

“Very comfortable stay.  Splendid B & B, great breakfast”.   (Bruce and Marilyn “The City Circle” 1/2 June 2015)

“Generous and obliging hosts, wonderful accommodation, fabulous food, lots of peace and quiet – altogether a perfect break from “the real world”. Thank you Rita, Lyndsay and Rowan”. (Paul and Denise, Ray and Joan “The Overlander” 2-7 April 2015.)

“Thank you so much Lyndsay and Rita for your wonderful combination of nostalgia and fantastic country hospitality” (Ray and Deb “The City Circle 17 & 18 April 2015)

“Such a wonderful getaway! There’s no place like the country and no place quite like what you guys have here.  Thank you for your amazing hospitality.  We’ll be back”. (David, Wendy and family “The Overlander” 26 & 27 December 2014)

“Thank you for a unique experience.  The old rattler oozes quirkiness. Thank you for your hospitality.  Peaceful setting. (Brandon and Justene “The City Circle” 16 March 2015)

“Andrew took me on a magical mystery tour to destination unknown.  On arrival I was blown away by what I saw.  The carriage is awesome, lovely furniture, towels, linen etc”. (Sharon and Andrew “The Overlander” 9-10 January 2015)

“We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your beautifully appointed carriage.  The generous hospitality, magnificant breakfast supplies and glimpse into your long family history were much appreciated.  We would love to think we will be back this way some time in the future and certainly will be recommending this lovely spot to fellow travellers” (Karen and Graham “The City Circle” 8-10 January 2015)

“I love the carriage and loved the bunk bed, it was all sooo fancy and pretty” (Lissy aged 9 years stayed with her family in “The Overlander”       1 November 2014)

“What a great way to spend the New Year.  Another wonderful few days.  Have now stayed in both carriages.  Would highly recommend both” (Mike and Janet “The City Circle” 31 December 2014 & 1 January 2015)

“Perfect peaceful retreat, great accommodation, wonderful views, and top breaky!  We’ll definitely be back”.  (Steve and Janette “The Overlander”        4  January 2015)




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