A magnificent Heritage Federation Home and outstanding Bed and Breakfast directly overlooking the beautiful Lawson Park and flowing Cudgegong River, ideally located just 250 metres from the town centre, and is an easy stroll to shops, cafe's, Clubs, Pubs and restaurants. This Historic home, known as the Doctors House, was built circa 1900 for the very first Surgeon to practice in Mudgee. Dr Charles Edward Lester, who was a much-loved character and leader of the community for many years.

Commissioned by Dr Charles Edward Lester and wife Minnie Lester, Forgandenny House was designed by noted architect Harold Hardwick, and built by Master Craftsmen, Collyer and Carmichael, on a prominent parcel of land, on the corner of Short and Lewis streets.

Forgandenny House B and B proudly stands today, as one of the finest examples of Federation architecture, and is owned and operated for over 24 years by Dr Lester's Great Granddaughter, Robbie Holdaway and husband Errol with pride and passion.

It's time to explore!

Discover, and feel the ambience of a bygone era, and enjoy the pleasures that only staying at Forgandenny House B and B, can offer!

Re-imagine, Rediscover, Reconnect, Reset and Restore all of your senses, and fall deeply in Love with many of the Historic wonders of this famous region when your staying at Forgandenny House B&B and "Resting with the Best".


  • Carpark
  • Non Smoking
  • Open Fireplace
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Radio/Stereo
  • Communal Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Communal Refrigerator


  • Accommodation Association of Australia
  • Bed and Breakfast and Farmstay Association of NSW & ACT
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • NSW - Mudgee Region Tourism
  • Free Wifi


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
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17 Short street Mudgee, Mudgee, 2850, Australia,
Mudgee, 2850
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