The SpaceWelcome/Bienvenue. We speak English, French, Tagalog,Spanish. Nous parlons Anglais, Francais, Tagalog et Espagnol.
$19 per person per night for our SHARED TENT camping experience!
The tents is erected in our backyard, under the large guava tree to protect from the sun in the afternoon.
The tent will be fitted with rubber flooring 1 cm thick, and when requested and for a fee with single/double bed size mattresses, for your comfort.
Bring your own sleeping bag or we can initially provide bed sheets and blankets ($4/pers) (you can use the laundry to wash during your stay if you want to).
while daily breakfast (tea/ coffee, toasts, jams) is FREE. Use of the kitchen for only $3 daily.(personal meals only to be comsumed on site / no outside catering/take away allowed).
Free use of the washing machine - clothes dryer $2 otherwise plenty of free clothes lines for natural drying.
NB: Minimum of 2 nights. Guest AccessAccess to the property is via a side gate (a key will be provided on arrival).
You access your tent in the backyard , the WC, shower,laundry and open kitchen are situated just outside your tent under the veranda. The whole backyard is a shared area for you and the other people living there , you are welcome to relax there, under the tree lights, chat with others etc , and as a rule the last one going to bed turns off all the lights and turn off all gas bottles if gas heater/stove/bbq were used - see description.
Please note you are NOT allowed entry in the main house nor in the other room without invitation from guests/owners. Interaction with GuestsVince, the owner stay at home and will be happy to help you with any info needed or he could organise a driver and car for your trips around with 7 days notice, to the beach, the mountains, attraction parks, camping in the outback, fossicking (looking for gold/gems using detector or pans etc...) The NeighborhoodWe are located opposite a reserve and near several parks and recreation areas(excellent) for kids. This also allow plenty of wild life to visit our backyard/trees.
The are is a very quiet area, friendly neighbours, and pretty safe otherwise (we are in the GOOD part of Campbelltown ;-), just a stroll away from Glen Alpine which is Campbelltown upmarket area, and only 10/20 minutes walk from the mega shopping centre (website hidden) - You will find anything and everything you want there as well as plenty of entertainment , shopping till you drop, plenty of eateries too. Getting AroundThe nearest bus stop is located on Copperfield drive just before the corner street with Cleaver place and as buses 887 & 888 servicing it. from there you cross the street down to Barnaby place and walk straight down , cross the small reserve and you will reach Boythorn avenue, just walk hundreds meters or so upward the hill and you will see our house on 25 Boythorn avenue.
To go back to the Campbelltown train/bus station or to go to Macarthur square by bus you just go back to copperfield drive and wait for the bus on the right of the corner with barnaby place.
From Macarthur square and Campbelltown station you will be able to go anywhere you want.
Otherwise you can call a taxi to take you to Campbelltown station for A$20/25 for 1 person. local taxi number we use:
- (phone number hidden) name of cab owner is BHUIYAN and own taxi number T(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) email (email hidden)
- 132788 South western cabs
- 1310 17 Premier cabs
To rent a car, there are two car rental offices next to each other 5 minutes walk from Campbelltown station,one is thrifty car rental :23 Queen Street
Campbelltown NSW 2560 For Reservations please contact: (phone number hidden),Telephone:(phone number hidden) - open till 13:00
The second one is HERTZ car rental : 27/31 Queen St, Campbelltown NSW 2560 Phone:(phone number hidden) opent till 12:00 pm Other Things to NoteWhat to do & few info about our local area:
-Ingleburn Reserve. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Situated on the Georges River, the reserve contains the historic Ingleburn Weir, which was constructed in the late 1930s to provide a swimming area for the local community.The weir has a (URL HIDDEN)
-Georges River Nature Reserve. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
The Georges River Nature Reserve in Campbelltown features scenic beauty, European heritage sites and is rich in Indigenous history. The reserve is a highly significant landscape feature of (URL HIDDEN)
-Campbelltown Heritage Walk. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Campbelltown, located approximately 50 kilometres south-west of Sydney's central business district, is a vibrant region filled with historic charms, scenic bushland surrounds and modern...
-Sugarloaf Horse Centre. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
If you are thinking of trying your hand at horse riding, why not try Sugarloaf Horse Centre, located on the 600 acre property, Sugarloaf Mountain Farm in Campbelltown. Offering horse riding,...(URL HIDDEN)
-Mawson Park. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Mawson Park is located on the corner of Queen and Cordeaux Streets in the central business district of Campbelltown. The park is named after Dr Mawson, brother of Sir Douglas Mawson of (URL HIDDEN)
-Macquarie Links International Golf Club. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
By focusing his efforts upon three major elements - flexibility, memorability and natural beauty - course designer Robin Nelson has sculpted Macquarie Links to be a championship course that is a...(URL HIDDEN)
-Japanese Gardens and Teahouse Campbelltown. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
The Japanese Gardens are a special gift from Koshigaya, Campbelltown's Sister City in Japan, and are located in the grounds of the Campbelltown Arts Centre. The Campbelltown Japanese Gardens...(URL HIDDEN)
-Koshigaya Park. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Koshigaya Park is one of Campbelltown's most popular parkland areas. The park was opened in 1984 in celebration of Campbelltown's sister city relationship with Koshigaya, Japan. Today it (URL HIDDEN)
-Simmos Beach Reserve. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Simmo's Beach is located on the Georges River. Its easy access, picnic facilities, and beach area make it a popular site for local residents. The reserve, which was officially opened in 1986,...
-Pembroke Park. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
This seven hectare area of parkland is one of Campbelltown's most visited outdoor sites, and contains an area of endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland as well as important riparian (URL HIDDEN)
-Keith Longhurst Reserve. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
The Keith Longhurst Reserve is a 76 hectare bushland reserve with significant scenic and cultural values. Formerly known as The Basin Reserve, the area offers a number of walking trails (URL HIDDEN)
-Fastlane Karting. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Experience the thrill and excitement of the race track at Fastlane Karting! Campbelltown's very own go-karting centre gives you the opportunity to race like a pro. Take a single spin around the...(URL HIDDEN)
-Campbelltown Bicycle Education Centre. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Campbelltown's Bicycle Education and Road Safety Centre provides education for cycling and pedestrian safety in a fun and safe environment.The centre is a great place to visit with the (URL HIDDEN)
-Sydney Trail Riding Centre. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Sydney Trial Riding Centre is located just 40 minutes from Sydney's Central Business District, easily accessible from the M5 Motorway. The magnificent 500 acre property is the perfect horse...(URL HIDDEN)
-Macarthur Grange Country Club. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Macarthur Grange Country Club Golf Course is a challenging public access links course set in tranquil surroundings; Macarthur Grange continues the elegant tradition of a fine Country Club. In a...(URL HIDDEN)
-Mega Mini Golf. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Come and enjoy Mega Mini Golf's American style themed indoor mini golf centre and experience the Lost Jungle, Pharaoh's Tomb, and the Wild West all in the one 18 hole course. They're...(URL HIDDEN)
-Korrupt Skate Park. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Korrupt Skate Park, located in Campbelltown, provides a safe and friendly environment to ride skateboards, scooters and bikes. Facilities at Korrupt Skate Park include a street course, foam pit,...(URL HIDDEN)
-Quondong Cottage. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
St Patrick's, as the building was originally known, was the first catholic school in Australia to be built from private subscription. It was built in 1840 and opened on St Patrick's Day....
-Sculpture Garden Campbelltown. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
The Sculpture Garden is in the grounds of the Campbelltown Arts Centre. It is a large outdoor sculpture and manicured park area featuring a range of permanent and changing exhibitions. Experience...(URL HIDDEN)
-Campbelltown Arts Centre. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
The Campbelltown Arts Centre, a flagship cultural venue for Greater Sydney, includes gallery spaces, workshops, a performance studio, large outdoor amphitheatre and of course the well known Arts...(URL HIDDEN)
-Glenalvon. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Built in 1840 by Michael Byrne, this fine Colonial Georgian townhouse is home to the Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society. Wander through this beautiful historic property and visit the (URL HIDDEN)
-Campbelltown Catholic Club. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
'The King of Clubs' is a fantastic facility offering the best in entertainment, food, drink and service, to locals and visitors alike. With a huge line up of entertainment all year round,...
-Razorback Ridge Wines. Sydney Sydney West Campbelltown
Razorback Ridge Wines is located in the picturesque Macarthur region south of Sydney. It is an hour's drive from Sydney, 40 minutes from Wollongong and minutes from Camden. This is a small...(URL HIDDEN)
Campbelltown is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is located in Greater Western Sydney 50 kilometres (31 mi) south-west of the Sydney central business district. Campbelltown is the administrative seat of the local government area of the City of Campbelltown. It is also acknowledged on the register of the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales as one of only four cities within the Sydney metropolitan area.
Campbelltown gets its name from Elizabeth Campbell,the wife of former Governor of New South Wales Lachlan Macquarie. Originally called Campbell-Town, the name was later simplified to the current Campbelltown.
The old town centre, as laid down by Lachlan Macquarie, is still the main commercial area and includes the Queen Street shopping strip, Campbelltown Mall, Campbelltown railway station and bus interchange, the council chambers and a number of historic buildings. The main residential area is to the south and east of the town centre. On the northwestern side of the railway line is an industrial area.
To the southwest is a second commercial area based around Macarthur railway station which includes the University of Western Sydney and Macarthur Square, a large shopping mall. It features an outdoor entertainment and restaurant precinct known as "Kellicar Lane" which opened after the most recent expansion in November 2005. It features a food court that has large glass windows that look over Kellicar Lane, Campbelltown and the surrounding countryside.
The following buildings in central Campbelltown are listed on the Register of the National Estate.
St Peter's Church of England, Cordeaux Street
Glenalvon and Stable, 8 Lithgow Street
Richmond Villa, 12 Lithgow Street
Queen Street Group, (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Queen Street
Former Post Office, Queen Street
Town Hall, 315 Queen Street
Campbelltown Court House, Queen Street
Campbelltown Police Station, Railway Street
Former St John's Church and Cemetery, George and Broughton Streets
Graves of Matthew Healey, James Ruse, Cemetery, George and Broughton Streets
Campbelltown Railway Station
Campbelltown lies on the main road and rail links from Sydney to the south-west. The M5 South Western Motorway links Campbelltown north to Liverpool, Sydney Airport and Sydney CBD and south to Goulburn and Canberra.
Campbelltown railway station and Macarthur railway station are on the Airport, Inner West & South Line of the Sydney Trains network. Campbelltown is also the southern terminus of the Cumberland Line and the northern terminus of most Southern Highlands Line intercity services.
Campbelltown is also well serviced by buses. Busways provides a number of services from Campbelltown Station to virtually all the surrounding suburbs of Campbelltown as well as to Camden. Interline provides a service from Campbelltown to Glenfield and Picton Buslines provides a service from Campbelltown to Picton via Camden
Campbelltown Hospital is part of the South Western Sydney Local Health District and is located on the southern edge of the suburb near Ambarvale. Campbelltown Private Hospital is located nearby and with the Centric building constitute a close-knit, combined public-private-consulting rooms complex within a convenient radius at Park Central.
Campbelltown Hospital is a major metropolitan hospital. Its emergency department is one of the busiest in Sydney, equipped with 32 beds and will expand further with the redevelopment of the hospital. The hospital has a wide range of surgical specialties including general surgery (and its subspecialties of Breast & Endocrine surgery and Colorectal Surgery), orthopaedic surgery, ENT surgery, ophthalmology (Eye surgery), etc. Breast cancers, thyroid and parathyroid diseases, as well as colonic and rectal cancers are particularly well served by the hospital, with its surgeons managing high volumes of these diseases at both Campbelltown Public and Private hospitals. The Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre is a dedicated facility providing radiotherapy, chemotherapy and multidisciplinary cancer care to the local residents
Queen Street, Campbelltown, 1893. Image courtesy Campbelltown City Library.
The University of Western Sydney has a Campbelltown Campus, located on Narellan Road.
There are a number of local schools, including:
Campbelltown Performing Arts High School
Campbelltown Public School
Campbelltown East Public School
Campbelltown North Public School
Saint Patricks College Campbelltown
St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary
St Peter's Anglican Primary
Robert Townson High School
Mt Carmel High School
Robert Townson Public School
Kearns Public School
Blairmount Public School
In the surrounding suburbs are a number of other schools associated with Campbelltown such as Broughton Anglican College, Mount Carmel High School (Varroville), Menangle Park, and St Gregory's College, Campbelltown which is located in its own suburb, Gregory Hills.
Glenalvon (1840), Lithgow Street
According to the 2011 census of Population, there were 110,400 people in the suburb of Campbelltown, and 262,615 residents in the Campbelltown Local Government Area. In the suburb of Campbelltown, 67.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were England 4.1%, New Zealand 2.6%, Philippines 2.2%, India 1.4% and South Africa 0.9%. 75.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 3.4%, Samoan 1.3%, Spanish 1.3%, Tagalog 1.2% and Hindi 1.0%. The most common responses for religion in Campbelltown were Catholic 29.8%, Anglican 21.8%, No Religion 14.2%, Islam 14.1% and Presbyterian and Reformed 2.9%