The Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW to Book in 2024

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Winter in Sydney is upon us, which means chilly mornings and dreaming about escaping the cold to a cosy winter cabin in NSW, preferably with a glass of red in hand and a crackling fireplace in the background!

If you are looking for the cosiest winter cabins near Sydney for a wintery getaway (cue the snow!), here are our favourite ones to book this chilly season.

The Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW to Book in 2024

1. Hideout Cabins, Southern Highlands

Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW
For a boutique winter cabin in the Southern Highlands, look no further than Hideout.

This little piece of heaven offers an exclusive boutique winter cabin on an authentic, working farm with over 80 resident horses.

Perched on a picturesque dam and surrounded by lush countryside, you can unwind on the terrace while you take in the panoramic vista from your secluded haven.

The Hideout Cabin is a designer retreat with all the creature comforts you need to indulge in a relaxed, off-the-grid experience, including luxury linens, complimentary toiletries, a fully-equipped kitchenette and a coffee machine.

Location: Southern Highlands

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2. Love Cabins, Blue Mountains

Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW
For a winter cabin in the Blue Mountains, the Love Cabins deliver all the cosiness you can manage!

Leave the kids with their favourite auntie and uncle and get ready for the ultimate romantic weekend away at these award-winning winter cabins in NSW.

Set among the treetops, the Blue Mountains Love Cabins allow you to go on bush walks during the day and relax in front of the fire in the evening.

The cabin also comes with a separate bathhouse with a spa bath big enough for two. The rustic design of the building blends with the surroundings and creates the ultimate cosy cabin for a winter weekend away. 

Location: 88 Bulgamatta Rd, Berambing

3. The Stables at Kookaburra House, Kangaroo Valley

The Stables Kangaroo Valley
Cosy up by the fire at The Stables in Kangaroo Valley.

Another cosy gem in Kangaroo Valley, The Stables at Kookaburra House offers two bedrooms, so it's the ideal winter cabin in NSW for families. 

The barn-style cottage is nestled in the picturesque surroundings of the iconic Kangaroo Valley and is close to walking trails, biking trails and the Kangaroo River.

For those keen to cosy up during winter, The Stables has a working fireplace, so pack some marshmallows!

Location: Kangaroo Valley, NSW

4. Numbananga Lodge

Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW
Numbananga Lodge

If you're a family of skiers and are keen to ski as soon as you get out the front door, Numbananga Lodge is the ideal winter cabin in NSW.

With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an enviable location right at Smiggins Holes in Perisher Valley, Numbananga Lodge is one of our favourite snow escapes. 

The freestanding lodge is one of the only huts on snow in Kosciuszko, so it gets snapped up pretty quickly - make sure you book well in advance!

Location: 29 Corroboree Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

5. Kallarroo Cottage, Greenlands

Kallarroo Cottage
Kallarroo Cottage

Step back in time with a stay at the charming Kallarroo Cottage, a rustic gem tucked away on the banks of the Kydra River in the Snowy Mountains.

Built in the 1950s as a cosy fishing lodge, this cabin is crafted from logs and stones found right on the property, oozing old-world charm and snug vibes.

Perfectly positioned between two national parks, Kallarroo Cottage is a dream escape for families who love to get up close with nature. Think spotting emus and kangaroos during your morning coffee, or even catching a glimpse of the resident platypus family—magical, right?

The cottage itself is as cosy as they come, with a master bedroom nestled up in the loft offering serene river views. Downstairs, after a day of skiing, fishing, or just meandering through the nearby bush and farmland, home to horses and Highland cattle, you can sink into leather armchairs by a rough-hewn stone fireplace. It's the perfect spot to thaw out and share stories of the day's adventures. 

Location: 325 Higgins Rd, Greenlands

6. Sierra Escape, Mudgee

Sierra Escape outdoor bathtub
A cosy winter cabin means a glamorous glamping holiday at Sierra Escape.

Set atop the hills of Mudgee, these luxury glamping tents each have their own wood-burning fire, freestanding bath (indoor and outdoor), and fully-equipped kitchen.

Totally secluded, the tents offer privacy and fantastic views over the surrounding farmland.

Can’t find a babysitter for the weekend? They have two-bedroom options, too!

Location: 1345 Lower Piambong Rd, Piambong

7. The Edmond, Kangaroo Valley

The Edmond Robertson
The smallest winter cabin on our list, the Edmond, is perhaps the cosiest of them all.

Measuring just 15 metres square, The Edmond in Kangaroo Valley is set on 100 acres, has no phone reception, and is powered by gas bottles and solar power, meaning you have no choice but to relax, unplug, and enjoy a weekend of off-the-grid peace, quiet, and cuddling.

Located two hours from the city, the Edmond is nestled in the Southern Highlands, close to waterfalls, bush trails, swimming holes and a golf course.

This cosy cabin can fit two adults and two small children, but it would be a tight squeeze!

Location: Robertson, NSW

8. Billabong Cottage, Hunter Valley

Billabong Cottage Hunter Valley
For winter cabins in NSW with a waterfront view, you can't go wrong with Billabong Cottage.

When you book your dream winter cabin at Billabong Cottage in the Hunter Valley, you can choose from six unique cabins, each offering a slightly different view of the beautiful surroundings - from lakeside to treetops, the choice is yours!

A weekend at Billabong Cottage will have you exploring wineries by day and building a cosy log fire by night before taking a long soak in the tub… perfection.

Location: 393 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

9. Moonbah Hut, Jindabyne

Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW
Moonbah Hut's winter cabins look like they're straight out of a winter wonderland.

If your perfect winter weekend away includes outdoor activities and a cosy winter cabin to come back to after a long day of adventuring, Moonbah Hut in Jindabyne could be for you.

From fishing to mountain biking, there is plenty to keep you occupied when holidaying at one the two Moonbah Hut winter cabins. Warm up and get cosy each evening with underfloor heating and wood-burning fireplaces (with snow falling in Jindabyne, you will need it!). 

Location: 688 Big Yard Rd, Jindabyne

10. Foy's Folly

Foys Folly Megalong Valley
Foy's Folly offers incredible views of the Megalong Valley.

Another gem in the Blue Mountains, Foy's Folly offers views for days and seriously cosy accommodations for that perfect winter escape.

Foy's Folly offers accommodation for four and is nestled on the floor of the Megalong Valley, so the views are just incredible. 

Perfect for a family of four, Foy's Folly has two king-sized bedrooms, a working fireplace, a verandah with views for days, and plenty of outdoor space to roam with bush trails right at your doorstep.

Location: 690 Megalong Rd, Megalong Valley

11. The Shed, Gerroa

Cosiest Winter Cabins in NSW
Visitors can relax in the outdoor spa at The Shed, Gerroa.

If you're thinking of heading down south to find the best winter cabins in NSW, the breathtaking town of Gerroa should be on your list, and the stunning combo of beach shack and farm stay that is The Shed should absolutely be on your list.

Offering farm views and ocean views across the lush green hills of the Gerroa countryside, The Shed Gerroa is one incredible winter escape, to say the least. 

The Shed's industrial aesthetic is celebrated with incredible interiors, accommodating up to 10 guests in absolute comfort. 

The Shed gets booked up very quickly, so advanced bookings are essential. 

Location: Crooked River Road, Gerroa

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