Build Your Farm Stay Accommodation Project with Cubitt's

Cubitt's Multi is our expert construction project team who specialise in turning your farm stay accommodation idea to reality. Ideal for those looking to build between 2 and 6 residential farm stay buildings, on land you already own in NSW or ACT.

Whether you're envisioning a series of charming cottages or a cluster of modern retreats, explore possibilities in an obligation-free chat with our team.

Start with a chat with our Cubitt's Multi Consultant and draw on decades of experience to bring your vision to life.

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Get Council Approval for a Farm Stay Accommodation Facility

Cubitt's are your partner in navigating the intricate process of obtaining council approval for your farm stay accommodation. As pioneers in simplifying the complexities of multi-dwelling projects, we understand the emotional effort already behind bringing your farm stay vision to fruition. Crafting a tourist facility application can often feel like traversing a labyrinth, with council negotiations adding layers of challenge and expense.

At Cubitt's, we specialise in streamlining the building design and council approval process, sparing you the headaches and empowering you to focus on what truly matters – bringing your business plan to life. With multiple successful farm stay projects under our belt and a dedicated team of experts, including council planners, building designers, and draftsmen, we're equipped to bring your eco tourism accommodation project from vision to reality.



What is farm stay accommodation?

A Farm Stay is classified as a type of Agritourism in NSW. A tourism-related experience or product that connects agricultural products, people
or places with visitors to a farm.

Agritourism allows farmers to showcase what’s unique about their region, offers an additional source of income and gives people more reasons to visit rural and regional NSW.

Farm stay accommodation includes erecting tents and having caravans or campervans on your land, changing the use of residential accommodation to farm stay accommodation, erecting a new building or modifying an existing building to provide temporary accommodation to paying guests of the farm.

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How to Get Approval for Farm Stay Accommodation

Simplified planning rules are intended to help landowners add value to their existing agricultural businesses with additional income streams and encourage the next generation to farm the land.

Landowners can run activities on their farms more easily, including farm experiences, on-farm accommodation, cellar doors, cafes, retreats, roadside stalls, fruit picking and hosting small events such as weddings.

Rather than having to get a development application, landowners can set up agritourism businesses with either fast-tracked approval (through complying development) or no planning or building approval (through exempt development) if they meet the requirements set out in the policy.

  • Exempt development is minor, low-impact development that can be undertaken without planning or building approval if the work meets specified development standards and general requirements.
  • Complying development is a combined planning and construction approval for straightforward development that can be determined through a fast-track assessment by the council or a registered certifier. Complying development must also meet specified development standards and general requirements.
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If your development cannot meet the general requirements or development standards for exempt or complying development, you will need to lodge a development application with your council. At Cubitt's Multi, we're committed to making the process of building farm stay's as seamless and stress-free as possible. From initial discussions to project completion, our team will work closely with you every step of the way to turn your vision into reality. Let's embark on this exciting journey together.

Request Information For Your Eco-Tourism Accomodation Project

Start your journey to building your eco-tourism accommodation. Send us the address you are considering and we'll perform an initial site check and give you a call to talk through all the things you need to consider to build an efficient and profitable project.



Work With the Planning Experts at Cubitt's to Bring Your Farm Stay Accommodation Project to Life

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