Lane Street, Broken Hill, NSW 2880 Australia
The Cottages: 

Consist of circa 1930 maisonettes. The exterior of the building is constructed and finished in the mediterranean style common to this area. This style of building was a popular alternative to the traditional corrugated iron construction seen in Broken Hill due to the extreme cost of transporting bricks from South Australia. It offered the insulation advantages of brick construction without the extreme freight costs prevalent in those days, or cracking problems due to the mine firings. It consists of a concrete render which is then top coated with "flick plaster", using white cement and Menindee white sand, this gives a durable and more attractive finish than plain concrete.


The walls are lined with "gyprock" style sheeting and painted.
----------------The following pictures are a mixture of both cottages----------------.
Each cottage has 2 bedrooms.

The main bedroom has a Queen bed. Blue Gum in this case.

The 2nd bedroom has 2 x Single beds. Blue Gum in this case.

There is a semi split kitchen and lounge area with plentiful seating. Blue Bush these 3 photos.



All the normal white goods, utensils and facilities are provided. There is a domestic range (Oven with hot plates) for those who want to cook plus a standard microwave oven.

Bathrooms: As we have had a number of questions about the bathrooms, the old adage of a picture being worth a thousand words springs to mind:


The shower cubicle is of conventional type with a frame incorporting a sill and header bar. The sill is about 75mm high. The cubicle door is 1200mm wide.

Please note that past customers have told us that the cottages are much roomier than the above pictures indicate.

No need to squint to watch TV, it is nice and big - 81cm (32 inch) screen.


Panorama pic of 180 degrees of the living area.
Left is back door, right is down the passage to the front door.
Kitchen cupboards and benchtop were new early 2011. Please note that kitchen table and TV have been updated and are shown in photos higher up this page.

In General  
  • Undercover off street parking on site for up to 2 cars per cottage.
  • Each cottage has its own Cooling and Heating.
  • 2 minutes walk to fast food shops.
  • 12 minute walk to main street.
  • Far enough away from the highways so that there is little traffic noise!

Where are they?

Please print the above map and bring with you so that you can find us without any trouble.
Clicking on it will open it in a new window to make printing easy.


The cottages are situated 1 km from the:

City centre
Post Office
Main street
Several supermarkets.


The fastest way to contact us is by phone on mobile
0418 496 480
if that number is busy or unanswered (Telstra blackspot) then you should be able to get us on
(08) 8087 8159.

Alternately, you can email us via the links below. However, please realise that the internet is subject to unpredictable outages and loss of service and this could delay us in receiving your email or in you receiving our reply.

Finally, there is good old Australia Post:

About Town Cottages
P.O. Box 364
Broken Hill
NSW 2880

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