The current owners purchased Yaraandoo from Council in 2000 and changed its focus into a conference venue that would meet the needs of corporate and specialist interest groups.
Available with vacant possession or the owners may consider a lease back at market value.
Yaraandoo was built by Dumaresq Shire Council in 1999 as an educational interpretive centre for school groups and visitors to the region.
Yaraandoo caters for workshops for corporate clients such as Telstra, ANZ Bank, RMS, Country Energy, National Parks, UNE, Anglican Church and the Salvation Army, to family reunions, birthdays and weddings, and more recently, respite.
Yaraandoo means "meeting place under the Southern Cross".
The gross floor area for the building is approximately 1,560m2 over two (2) levels, consisting of approx. 800m2 on the ground level and 760m2 on the lower level. There is an outdoor verandah area of approx. 95m2.
The building was completed in 1999 and is constructed of rammed earth, handmade mud bricks and metal cladding externally, whilst the internal walls consist of rammed earth and handmade mud brick.
There is a metal roof incorporating high raked ceilings in the reception and hallway areas. There is carpet throughout with tiles in the bathroom areas.
Built to a high standard, there are 18 guest rooms and a self contained apartment. In total, accommodation comfortably caters for up to 55 guests.
In addition, there is a caretaker residence in a studio format. Included is a kitchen, bathroom and annexed carport and separate demountable building with bathroom that is currently configured for accommodation. In total, the area is approx. 55m2.
The land is irregular in shape and is predominately a combination of native scrub and bush vegetation. There is a wide variety of terrain with boundaries to the west formed by Serpentine Nature Reserve and Bullock Creek, whilst the southern and eastern boundaries border Serpentine Creek. The northern boundary adjoins a privately owned block.
The site is serviced by water, electricity and telephone with treatment available by a complex environmentally friendly septic system.
This modern well equipped facility is located in a tranquil setting and offers the ideal location for corporate training, team building or a social gathering.
Surrounded by natural bushland, Yaraandoo offers visitors safe access to a wide range of different habitats and ecosystems. Yaraandoo showcases how a modern workshop/function facility can operate in harmony with the environment.
Besides the extensive conference facilities, listed below, Yaraandoo also offers a huge range of activities.
Constructed of rammed earth, mud bricks and metal cladding and built to a high standard
18 guest rooms and self contained apartment, comfortably accommodating up to 55 guests
Very private with creeks/rivers on three sides.
All major services available.
Located approximately: 12km from Ebor, 58km from Dorrigo, 67km from Armidale and 122km from Coffs Harbour.