After six years and nearly $10 million the Nock family's dream of a boutique hotel in Orange is set to be achieved.
The Central Western Daily toured the Byng Street Boutique Hotel on Thursday.
Interior work is nearly done while furniture and art works will be installed and the 10 staff are due to have a first look at their new workplace in the next week.
Proprietors Tom and Kristen Nock said about 50 bookings had already been made online for people to stay from September 1, however they expected it would be ready earlier.
They said it had been about six years since the family began looking for a site in Orange for such a complex.
The Nock family bought the 1896 Yallungah mansion in November 2014 and after years of controversy, court action and argument the conversion of the property into a 22-room high-end accommodation venue for up to 44 people, complete with a large dining room and a 16-seat board room, is nearly complete.
VIDEO: A tour of Orange's new accommodation venue
Mrs Nock said 480 workers had been involved in the construction project with 90-95 per cent being locals.
She said room prices would range from $320-$460 a night including breakfast.
Three feature rooms are upstairs in the original mansion. The grandest is the Yallungah Suite ($460 a night), while the Beech Tree Room ($360) with its own large beech tree in full view and the Spire Room ($340) with a view of St Josephs Catholic Church, are also part of the heritage wing.
Workers have constructed a new building at the rear of the mansion which will contain 19 rooms.
Mrs Nock said each room would have king-sized beds and she said it was not aimed at family groups.
"I don't think there's anything like this in Orange. We want to have good quality service where you are being looked after," she said.
She said it would attract people from Sydney, Canberra and Orange. "We've had a bit of interest from local people who want to have a staycation," she said.
Mr Nock said the rooms were different. "There is a little difference in each room which I think people will appreciate if they stay multiple times," he said.
They have worked in hospitality in the UK and Sydney.
"We have about 50 years of experience [collectively] in this sort of thing but this is the first time we are doing something on our own. It will be a massive learning curve," Mr Nock said.
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