Mansfield is a 40-acre property on the banks of the magnificent Manning River with extensive views over the Lansdowne escarpment and the Manning Valley. Walk along the river, the wetland or through some dry subtropical rainforest. Enjoy swimming and find various private picnic spots, and bring the fishing rods to try some salt-water fishing. The magnificent landscaped grounds include a Lilly Pilly Maze, petanque green, extensive orchard and working vege garden.Accommodation choices include two uniquely designed wooden cottages (sleep 5) ideally suited to couples or small families. A modern 4 bedroom, two bathroom homestead with large verandahs and living areas, which make it perfect for two families or a group of up to 10. Linen is provided. Guests who book ahead of arrival receive a breakfast basket. Honeymoons and small group functions of up to 20 people catered for. Facilities include undercover BBQ, inground saltwater pool, children catered for (small farm animals to feed and a children's play area), cooking facilities, cots, dryer, iron, laundry, office services, open fireplace, parking, pets welcome. Environmentally friendly (We are included in the Non-conventional Homes tours held over the long weekend in June). Cottages have CD player/stereo, books and games, fans, clock radios, heating, refrigerator, cooking facilities, tea/coffee making facilities, toaster, microwave, television and video.Guest's Comments'Genuine warmth and hospitality and a view that goes way beyond pretty special''It's a great place. I loved it heaps. There is so much to do. Piggy is so cute and so is Max. The hospitality is very good and I really appreciate the quietness''An idyllic and totally relaxing retreat. Our family became totally involved in the wholesome lifestyle and values at Mansfield epitomized by Graham, Chris, Noel and Rachel.'