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New location cleared for the next cottage: Willow Cottage

The ground has been cleared for the next cottage – Willow Cottage at the far end of the farm, close to where the two streams come together. the view from the stream looking up to where the cottage will be built. Alien trees have been uprooted (Port Jackson and black

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The water supply at Underhill Farm

Household water (as with irrigation water) comes from the local dam up the valley that feeds about a dozen farms in the area. We are fortunate to have a plentiful supply of water through a large catchment area, and the main source of water is the headwaters of the Botrivier.

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rivendell outdoor fire pit

The cottages are ready for summer!

Underhill Farmhouse and Rivendell cottage are now both ready for summer with each cottage now equipped with a private pool their own unique chill-out spot under the trees next to the river. Below are the benches around the old oak tree in the nook of Underhill Farmhouse overlooking the river.

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