Your Superhosts, Brett and Denise Patterson, have created a beautiful farm stay experience where guests can disconnect and experience a truly magical rural lifestyle. Located on site, Brett and Denise look forward to sharing their favourite pocket of the world with guests.
daKookie is the family pet, a 9 year old cattle dog who loves to explore the property. She's very friendly and knows all the best places and hidden treasures located on The Gallery Farm. She may even join you on a guided walk around the property!
The guest cottage is newly refurbished featuring luxury fixtures and fittings, a fully equipped modern kitchen and bathroom and two double bedrooms - stylishly fitted for complete comfort and relaxation.
The Gallery Farm provides the perfect escape - from relaxing on the terrace and taking in the spectacular views, enjoying some local wine under the magnificent night skies to strolling the lush grounds of the property and exploring the local villages. The Gallery Farm connects with nature and offers access to some of the best of Australia's great rural history.
The Gallery Farm is rich in history. The original farmhouse, now The Regent Cottage, dates back to the early 1900s. We have shared an emotive poem by, John Kelly, describing a glimpse of Australian agricultural history living on this farm. Take your time to look around and discover your own piece of Australia's past
Kempsey is well known for its country music history and the home of Slim Dusty, one of Australia's most iconic country musicians. The Slim Dusty Centre, located in Kempsey, is a multi-purpose cultural facility featuring an extensive archive of the rich cultural impact of Australian Country Music on the Mid North Coast.
Brian Patterson, Brett's father, lived much of his childhood in Kempsey. Brian was a professional musician with a love for country music and recorded a country ballad, based on the words of John Kelly. Watch Brian's music video below for a taste of the charm and history of Collombatti. Check Brian out here in some classic Australian history which has been archived in the National Film & Broadcast archives & other websites.
Skippy the bush kangaroo Dad playing guitar second from left.