Ecocrackenback 12 'Sustainable chalet close to the slopes.'

Crackenback

from $311
per night
4
Guests
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Car parks

Summary

Ecocrackenback consists of 18 four star habitats nestled amongst the snow gums on 40 acres along the Alpine Way.

Description

Ecocrackenback is conveniently located within Crackenback Valley, nestled amongst the local flora and fauna, these self-contained chalets are the ideal base for you to make the most out of your Snowy Mountains adventure.

These nature based eco sustainable buildings include cross ventilated living spaces, raked ceilings with fans and offer abundant natural light. All chalets enjoy polished concrete heated floors and clean-heat ethanol fireplaces for those snowy winter nights.

Enjoy the rural setting through the large floor to ceiling windows and back deck while taking advantage of the weber BBQ and outdoor dining setting in the summer months.

Only 10 minutes drive from Jindabyne, 20 minutes to Thredbo and 10 minutes to the Ski Tube which takes you to Perisher and Charlotte's Pass (ski-tube operates in winter only) offers plenty of options for a fun day on the Snow. A heated drying rack in the entry way provides a convenient way to dry your ski gear after a long day on the slopes.

Each self-contained chalet is a perfect fit for families of 4 or 2 couples with the bedding configuration option of 1 king bed & 2 singles beds or 2 king beds. Please check specific chalet bedding configuration before making booking. There are 18 chalets on offer at Ecocrackenback so please check multiple chalets for your chosen dates.

Ecocrackenback offers instantaneous gas hot water, a communal laundry and Worm Farm System for grey water management and food waste. All habitats are fully appointed with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Smeg convection microwave/grill, double hotplates, weber BBQ & TV.

Please note: Wifi is currently not available at Ecocrackenback. Photos may not be of this particular habitat and are indicative of all habitats at Ecocrackenback.

STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-7387


Features

Fireplace

Extra Features

Balcony
Bathroom
Big Screen TV
Dishwasher
Drying Room
Electric Heating
Gas BBQ
Kitchen
Laundry: Communal
Linen
Lounge
Microwave Oven
Parking
Porch/Deck
Shower
Stove
Television
Washer/Dryer: Communal

Bedding Configuration

Bedroom 1
  • King Bed x 1
Bedroom 2
  • Single Bed x 2
Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet

Map

11 WOLLONDIBBY ROAD


Gallery


Reviews

Loved the natural bush setting

Anonymous - 5th August 2021

loved the natural bush setting, scenery was tranquil & cosy, warm with floor heating's & fireplace. Location was convenient to all places, the accommodation set in natural bushland quite and tranquil with high windows to view and enjoy and relax after a long day out doing activities, beds were soft and comfy.

Reply 25th November 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! The ambient fireplace and bush land views really make this place special. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Lovely Chalet

Justine - 22nd July 2021

We recommend this place highly! Such a wonderful bush retreat. The chalet is lovely and comfortable and the wildlife that passes by just adds to the serenity.

Loved the location

Kate - 13th April 2021

A quiet and serene bush setting. A very comfortable and clean lodge, with all the amenities we needed for a short mid-week stay. We will definitely book here again when we return to the Snowy Mountains.

Wonderful setting

Chris - 17th December 2020

We had a great time at the chalets and used it as the base for out hiking week through the beautiful Snowy Mountains. We booked 3 chalets for 9 people. They were well appointed, smartly designed and nestled in a lovely location. Highly recommended!

Adequate but not the luxury we had been hoping for

Kirsty - 1st January 2020

Our visit was unfortunately tainted by the weather, which is obviously out of anyone's control, and at any other time I am sure we may have enjoyed our stay. We were concerned about visiting during the smoky conditions over the holiday season, but as we were unable to get a refund for the visit, we decided to make the trip from Melbourne regardless. We do understand that it was well within the property management's rights, and they were kind enough to offer to reschedule our visit, but we were not confident that we would be able to make the trip at another time before we left Australia. Given the situation, we attempted to make the most of our limited time in Australia. We arrived in the evening shortly before New Years. The cottage was adequately clean, but was very hot: there is no air conditioning, and the fans which do help are quite noisy, and despite the design of the building take a significant amount of time to cool down the cabin. We were able to eventually cool it down adequately the first night, as the outside temperature did drop, and spent a wonderful day on the nearby Mt. Kosciuszko climbing to the peak. Unfortunately, the temperature did not cool down that evening, and the night was very hot, making it difficult to sleep. The overhead fans were quite noisy on the necessary high levels (rattling, i.e. not well balanced), and the moving air would also rattle the window blinds, making it even more difficult to rest. More concerning was that the only way to cool down the cabin was through open windows and fans, and with the deteriorating air quality that developed that night, it meant that the inside air quality also deteriorated. That night the bush fire situation worsened significantly, and given the nearby fires and the deteriorating air quality in the area we elected to leave a day early, and only ended up staying two nights instead of our planned three. On the positive side, it is a lovely setting, and we enjoyed seeing the wildlife just outside the large picture windows. On the 40 acre walk of the property, however, we came across an unsightly midden with construction material and a lot of broken glass that was a hazard to our young children. With respect to the facilities in the cottage, there is a hot-plate with only two elements, two small pots, and two pans that had seen better days. The refrigerator, despite not being on the highest setting, froze our food at the back, necessitating throwing out a substantial amount. The linens and towels were clean, and we appreciated the recycling and composting facilities. The bedrooms were small, but adequate. I could see the cabins being a nice place to stay in fall/winter/spring, but it was certainly not a "luxurious chalet" for the summer. Thank you to the onsite manager who helped us to plan a safe route home around the bush fires.

Warm Country Escape

Tim - 25th September 2019

We drove up to the property and jumped inside to get out of the pouring rain and howling winds. We were welcomed by a pre warmed property with heated floors and everything was ready for us to relax and wind down. The property was immaculate and had everything we needed. It wasn't until the morning when we realised how beautiful the surroundings were and we were greeted by kangaroos and native birds basking in the morning sunlight just outside our tall glass back doors. The property is filled with natural night and every amenity is ready to use when you arrive. We didn't hear a peep from our neighbours for our entire stay. Check in/out was super easy and would highly recommend this place for singles and families alike.

Clean and modern with nature on your doorstep

Graham - 25th March 2019

Thank you for having us at Ecocrackenback. The living space is large and there is ample parking.

Stunning Location!

Anonymous - 30th January 2019

Fabulous! Thank you for having us, it was a pleasure to stay here.

We'll be back!

Snow lovers - 19th August 2015

After staying on mountain for many years with young kids we wanted the choice of ski fields for a week. We walked to a late lunch at the distillery, dined at Crackenback Farm, watched the falling snow over breakfast and greeted kangaroos most mornings. Our friends stayed the weekend in the neighbouring habitat while we continued through to the end of the week. Both habitats were warm and welcoming with so much room to move. Although the drying cupboards produced almost no heat, the combination of the heated floor and fireplace dried our saturated gloves and gear following the many rainy days. Fabulous location and will definitely be back.

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