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The Ready-Cut Cottage is an early 'ready-cut' or prefabricated kit home situated in the Gudgenby Valley, on the southern bank of the Gudgenby River in Namadgi National Park, approximately 29 kilometres south of the Namadgi National Park Visitor Centre. The Ready-Cut Cottage is available for hire by groups or individuals. Any proposed use of the cottage is assessed on the basis that it should have a benefit to Namadgi National Park.
The cottage's three bedrooms sleep a total of eight people. One bedroom has a double bed, the second a single bed and trundle bed, and the third two single beds and two trundle beds. In addition there are:
Day use may be appropriate for small groups (up to 12) such as educational groups, for which the cottage could provide shelter and space for discussions or workshops. Travel to and from the Ready-Cut Cottage would be required each day.
Use of the Ready-Cut Cottage is on a cost-recovery basis and involves the following:
These costs may be waived at the discretion of the Area Manager.
Directions to the cottage, as well as gate and cottage keys, are provided when checking in at the Namadgi National Park Visitor Centre, en route to the cottage. The last two kilometres of the road to the cottage are unsealed.
The Ready-Cut Cottage is becoming increasingly popular. Applications to use the cottage should be submitted at least 28 days (but no more than six months) in advance, and must be submitted as an Application to Use a Public Place (PDF 159KB) (Word 91KB) by fax, mail or email (please do not use the online application form). Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:
PLEASE NOTE: Your response to the above criteria should be entered on the application form in the section headed Activity / Purpose for which Public Place will be used. Attach an additional sheet if there is insufficient space. Please also print, sign and submit a copy of the Conditions of Use (Word 83KB) (PDF 132KB) with your application.
Examples of appropriate use include: