Crackenback Accommodation Snowy Mountains
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Property Locality: Crackenback Valley, Snowy Mountains
Type of Property: 18 self contained cottages
Number of Bedrooms: 1 or 2 in each cottage
Maximum Persons: 4
Children: Suitable for children
Disabled access: 2 cottages
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Ecocrackenback is a nature-based resort with more than 40 acres of land featuring beautiful local flora and fauna. A collection of 18 luxurious private habitats which are built to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.
The resort has been kept deliberately simple to offer an authentic ecological experience. It is located just off the Alpine Way at Crackenback, perfectly placed to take advantage of all the activities available in the Snowy Mountains natural environment.
In winter, enjoy snow sports at the nearby resorts of Perisher, Thredbo and Charlotte Pass.
In the warmer months, experience nearby activities such as horse riding, trout fishing, boating, mountain or road biking. Swim, sail, kayak or waterski on Lake Jindabyne or hike in the mountains. Walk to the highest point in Australia – the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. Eat at world class restaurants located within minutes of the resort.
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ACCOMMODATION FEATURES– 4½ Star Rating
– Complete Cooking Facilities
– Filtered Rain Water
– Ecosmart Open Fire
– In-slab Heating
– Drying Cupboard
– DVD, In House Movies
– Weber BBQ
– Optional Bedding; 2 Kings, 4 Singles or King & 2 Singles
– Car spaces per property
– Boat Parking Available
– Shared laundry facilities are available
– Walking distance to Crackenback Restaurant & the Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery
-bushwalking, horse riding, mountain biking, bobsled, skiing, trout fishing, snowboarding, scenic drives
ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVESUsing unique design and construction techniques; Ecocrackenback provides high quality holiday accommodation, employing energy efficient operations to ensure a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Ecocrackenback is a ‘Nature Based Eco Tourism Resort’, defined by council as; “an ecologically suitable tourist accommodation with onsite waste management and attractions involving support for, enjoyment of, and education about the natural characteristics of the land on which it is located and its surrounding landscape”
The concept behind Ecocrackenback is to create luxurious holiday accommodation in the NSW Snowy Mountains whilst ensuring that the environmental impact on the area is kept to a minimum. The steps Ecocrackenback has taken to achieve this are as follows:
Low impact construction techniques including driven pile foundations & high thermal performance buildings
Visual impact kept to a minimum; habitats are nestled amongst trees using recessive colour schemes
Passive Solar architectural design
Certified renewable electricity
Eco Smart Fire Places
High Quality Energy Efficient Appliances
Worm Farm Waste Management System (with flushing toilets)
Onsite Sewer Management Facilities
The worm farm waste management system allows onsite disposal of all bio degradable waste with flushing toilets!!!
Collection of Rain/Bore Water
Low use fixtures & fittings
System designed to use collected rain water first drawing on bore water to meet any short fall in supply
Address: Corner of Alpine Way and Wollondibby Road