Lily Pily

Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia

Enjoy the secluded luxury of award-winning Lily Pily Country House, an architect-designed modern Australian guesthouse in a stunning setting. Relax on your private balcony, relish the tranquility, or indulge in a candlelit spa.

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Located on an expansive tract of beautiful farmland complete with sheep and poultry, this designer country house sits on a ridge overlooking the river with panoramic views of the surrounding valley.

Each of Lily Pily's guest suites is individually decorated and furnished. Each has its own private entrance and a veranda, perfect for misty mornings with a steaming cup of coffee. Add in the soft queen and king-size beds with crisp white cotton sheets and they’re the perfect places to soak up Bellingen's laid back atmosphere.

The guest lounge and dining room has fine furnishings, comfortable sofas, a library and an extensive selection of coffee table books and With cosy log fires in winter and breezy air-conditioning for summer, Lily Pily keeps your comfort at the forefront year round. Gourmet breakfasts are served overlooking the quintessentially Australian landscapes, incorporating locally sourced produce wherever possible.

There are ample opportunities for bushwalking and birdwatching close by and if you’re lucky you may even spot a platypus - one of Australia's most elusive and iconic residents.

The quaint historic town of Bellingen with beautiful heritage buildings is unspoiled yet sophisticated and only moments away from Lily Pily. A people place with a diverse population with local farmers, town folk, artists and a colorful alternative community plus the “tree changers” who have chosen this beautiful place to live in.


Lily Pily has three guest suites, each individually decorated and furnished. Two of the suites have a bath en-suite and the third has a shower. You will have your own private veranda and air-conditioning.

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There is a variety of activities for you to partake in during your stay. You can go on bush walks, go swimming, bird watch, see the markets, festivals, art galleries and indulge in massages.

Location & Directions

Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia

Bellingen is located about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, a short 20-minute drive from Coffs Harbour and 11 kilometers from the Pacific Highway. Lily Pily is 3.5kilometers from Bellingen town at 54 Sunny Corner Road.

When to go

In the southern half of Australia the seasons are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere: spring comes in September, summer is from December to February, autumn runs from March to May, and winter begins in June.

Bellingen is in northern New South Wales and has one of the best climates in the country. Mild all year round with particular warm and dry weather between October and April although it is still possible to enjoy the outdoors in the winter months.

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