Taking a break is very important! If you fail to take breaks from your busy life, you'll gradually erode productivity, perform poorly, diminish enjoyment, and eventually burn out. What exactly do we mean by taking breaks? We are not talking about taking a lavish vacation or seeking respite from your responsibilities. Taking a break from work or personal life might not even be an option for most.

 Accommodation (Coming Soon)

The Original Tiny House - Shepherd Huts date back as far as 200 years ago in Britain by shepherd's who followed their flocks to different parts of the countryside. Today they fit well into the landscape of the historic surrounds of "Summerlea" where they offer a unique and carefree alternative to your traditional hotel room.


In a setting of  tranquil surroundings under and among mature gumtrees the Gypsy Style Campsite has an energy of it's own.

Summerlea is a unique setting and offers you the opportunity to relax and enjoy a slower pace away from the busy world we live in. 

The huts are a cosy option with a rural edge, the Gypsy Style Campsite is home to two beautiful shepherd huts, hand crafted to keep you toasty in winter and cool in the summer.


Each hut offers a cast iron double bed, which has been styled to reflect a feeling of Boho or Gypsy feel. Boasting those little extras - top of the range memory foam mattresses, low-wattage electricity, as well as a cosy en-suite. The en-suite includes shower and eco friendly toilet.

The huts are fully insulated to ensure your comfort whatever the season along with reverse cycle heating and cooling. 

When the sun goes does down in the evenings the campsite and surrounds come alive. Lit to showcase a majestic 40 metre gum which is central to the gardens.

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The outdoor entertainment area offer's a place to mix and mingle and a place to relax or use our BBQ to prepare your supper.

In the cooler months when fire restriction season allow, we can also recommend some time spent around the fire-pit.



How many people can stay in a hut?
Each hut has room for two adults only. 

What if I want to cancel?
To cancel please call the us on 0408 481 486.


How much is the deposit? 

The deposit is 50% of the total price.

Can we hire out the site exclusively?

You can. To do so please contact the us directly, as there is a special booking process for exclusive site hire for Fantasy photo sessions with our unicorns, Wedding party photography and family portrait sessions with our Gypsy Horses. etc....


Where are you located?
In the heart of country KOTTA, Victoria, mid-way between Echuca and Mitiamo, just seven minutes from Lockington Town Centre.

Free parking is available on the site. 
What’s the public transport like?
The nearest train stations are Echuca and Bendigo. 

How do we book?
You can book online here...But sometimes it’s nice to talk to us directly, in which case you can give us a call on 0408 481 486 or email wendy@reconnecttherapyaustralia.com.au   

Are the huts all the same?
There are two huts available.The only difference is the décor.

What should I bring?
In the summer months insect repellant is advisable.

The huts are fitted with fresh clean linen and towels for your comfort along with a range of locally crafted soaps are supplied, and mini toiletries are also provided. Plenty of outdoor space with loads of seating options, also lounge about on the day beds and read a book in the sunshine or sit by the fire pit in the cooler months. 

How do I get a brew?
Tea and coffee making facilities are already in your hut along with basic cutlery and crockery.

What is the accessibility like?
Unfortunately, the size of the huts does mean accessibility is limited.

The possibility of a more-accessible hut is being explored however for the future.

Can I choose which hut I stay in?
You can ask! We can’t guarantee, as we are limited by logistics, but will endeavour to get you into the hut you want.

Can I smoke?
Strictly NO SMOKING inside the huts. We aim to keep them smoke and pet free.

Outside only please, provided you dispose of your butts responsibly. The huts have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. If you are found to have smoked inside the hut a cleaning charge will be added to your bill.

Do the huts have en-suite?
Yes, both huts have an ensuite with a hot shower and toilet. Towels are also provided.

What time is check-in?
Anytime between 2pm and 5pm.  A later check-in can be arranged on request.

What time is check-out?
By 10.00am.

What can we do nearby?
We’re in a prime position to explore the townships of Lockington,Rochester and Echuca and beyond. The heritage port of Echuca and the SILO Painting as close by as Rochester. Close to Nature Reserves, local wineries and of course the Murray river. 

Do you serve breakfast?
We can offer you some choices with breakfast as we work alongside our local businesses to supply you with exactly what you want. Cooked options for you to enjoy by the Bbq, or Continental style. 

Are the huts comfortable?
The Huts are fitted with reverse cycle heating/cooling and are insulated to keep you warm in winter and cool in summer.

Can we cook in the huts?
No – the space does not have cooking facilities, but we do offer bbq packs supplied by local IGA.

Can I have a campfire?
Campfires need to adhere to local fire restrictions through the warmer months and we can notify you of any updates. We provide the fire bowl, along with logs, kindling, fire starters and matches for $10.00. We also have sell BBQ kits if you’re planning an outdoor feast.

Book a stay "NOW" in the Shepherd’s Huts and relax.......