Mckeowns Rest Farmstay
Mckeowns Rest is set on a multigenerational working farm.
Ideally situated 2km's from Jenolan Caves, adjacent to Kanangara-Boyd National Park, 20 minutes from Oberon and 30 minutes from Mayfield Garden.
This is the quintessential escape from the everyday grind. Relax and unwind enjoying the ultimate farmstay experience.
Wake up to breathtaking views of a spectacular landscape with stunning views. Beautiful gardens with colourful flowers, green pastures, an abundance of native flora and fauna.
The home is tastefully decorated in a modern, rustic country style utilising reuse and recycling where possible.
Visit them in winter and you could be lucky enough to experience them at its best. Snow falls in winter are spectacular!
Collect the eggs! Brush the cattle and donkeys!
Wonderful for families, couples, retreats, girls weekends, boys weekends.
Pets welcome as long as house trained.
Accessible Accommodation for those with mobility needs.
A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation
Allow space around toilet for a wheelchair (A space of at least 900mm width beside the toilet pan and 1200mm clearance in front of the toilet pan is required)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person
Have a handheld shower hose (should be at least 1500mm long)
Have a place to store medical equipment (eg oxygen)
Have a shower curtain (no door)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible bathroom (Entrance to bathroom must have step free greater than 5mm or a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm. Bathrooms dimensions must be no less than 2000mm X 2500mm. Have a hobless (step free) shower recess. Shower recess must have at least 1100 x 1100mm clear area for wheelchair access (no door). Have a slip resistant fold down seat or fixed seat in shower .Seat must be at least 900mm long.)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have enough space for a wheelchair to move around three sides of a double king sized bed (A pathway of 1200mm minimum width is required for wheelchair access)
Have grabrails in shower recess (can be removable and height adjustable)
Have step free access to room (Entrance to the room wheelchair accessible with step free greater than 5mm or has a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm length)
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide grabrails provided adjacent to the toilet
Provide linen that is chemical and fragrance free (if requested)
Provide room for hoist under the bed (minimum 100mm required to store a hoist)
Provide toiletries which are chemical and fragrance free (if requested)
Provide wheelchair access to spa/gym
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)