The Pioneers Hut

The Pioneers Hut at dusk
The Pioneers Hut at dusk

Black Horse Park is an historic property first settled in the 1850s by George and Arthur Desmond and located on 20 acres of gently undulating pasture in the prestigious Boorolite Valley of the Victorian High Country.

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Enriched with age old European Oaks, Elms, Poplars, Liquidambar and Pin Oaks, the property is also close to Mansfield State Forest.

160 yer old original chimney fire bricks
160 year old original chimney fire bricks

 With the property established in the 1850’s, the Black Horse Park Homestead is currently undergoing extensive renovations to restore its rich and fascinating history and is also available for holiday accommodation.

*We also have the recently renovated Elm Cabin and the Pin Oak Chapel, available for accommodation*( Please feel free to ask for more details ) 

Relax and enjoy the serenity
Relax and enjoy the serenity

The Pioneer Hut is the original kitchen that was used back in the 1850s for the Desmond family who were the founders of the property and were amongst the first Europeans to settle in the district.

Original cast iron bed
Original cast iron bed
The huts en-suite
The huts en-suite

The building has been tastefully renovated to retain the historic feel of a bygone era and will give all who stay here a totally unique experience.

A rustic stone and cast iron fireplace is the centre piece of the building and will ensure you are kept  warm and cosy.

The rustic rock, cast iron and timber fireplace
The rustic rock, cast iron and timber fireplace

The Pioneers Hut is fully self contained and comes equipped with a convection oven / grill / microwave oven, refrigerator, all cooking dishes, utensils, crockery, cutlery etc, 32 inch flat screen TV / DVD player, heater, electric blanket, all linen, pillows, towels and has a BBQ and outside fireplace as well.

Shower and bath
Shower and bath

We also include for your convenience tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, juice, eggs and other breakfast condiments.

With all the modern day creature comforts at your disposal and still retaining the unique old world charm you are sure to enjoy your time in this gorgeous hut.

The Hut sleeps two guests with one double bed and full en-suite, toilet, shower bath and vanity.                                                                                                                                                                                   ( fold out bedding can be supplied for extra guests, please enquire for surcharge )

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From   PRICE PER NIGHT x 2 Guests   7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
Off Peak – Sun-Thurs

Off Peak – Fri-Sat

Peak rate  (School and public holidays, snow season )

$160

$170

$190

$1000

$1000

$1200

2

2

2

$20

$20

$20

$20

$20

$20

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. (Please note that rates are subject to change for peak periods such as public holiday weekends, school holidays and snow season and you should confirm pricing with a Booking Enquiry. )

Prices listed based on 2 guests.  The Pioneers Hut has a double  bed and can sleep 2 guests
(1 Double bed with en-suite – Single fold out bed can be supplied at an extra cost, please enquire for more details )

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Mansfield Accommodation – Holiday with your horse