Folly Farm Rural Retreat - one perfectly private cottage retreat on ten acres for your country escape.
The open plan cottage boasts an beautiful wrought iron chandelier, handmade by a local blacksmith, spotted gum floors, modern gas log fire and mix of timeless antique furniture with chic modern pieces sets the mood for the perfect getaway.
Hearty breakfast provisions are provided each day for a relaxing breakfast in the English shepherds hut or on the veranda of your cottage.
A separate en suite with corner spa and a small kitchen for preparing light meals. A second bathroom is available, this is an access bathroom built to Australian standards.
Ramp access to cottage.
Beautiful views, perfectly private. Historic gardens designed by Edna Walling. Say hello to our alpaca pets.
The English shepherds Hut was designed and built at Folly Farm and boasting a beautiful daybed upholstered in a William Morris designed fabric, the hut also features a period style heater, drop sided table and chairs.
Folly Farm is also pet friendly, your dog is welcome to sleep inside by the fire. Please contact operator for more information....
The perfect Dandenong Ranges getaway, Woolrich Retreat offers privacy, an open fire, a spa to soak in or a deck to relax on with a barbecue whilst overlooking the gardens - plus free entry to Cloudehill Gardens next door.
Built in the 1920s, Woolrich Cottage's art deco features have been retained and restored to create this elegant accommodation. The cottage includes two bedrooms with large ensuites, as well as an indoor, four person jacuzzi hot tub under a glass skylight.
The lounge room has an open fire, and a bay window with dining table. The kitchen has granite bench tops and a farmhouse sink. French doors open up onto a deck with a barbecue and outdoor furniture for alfresco dining with garden and mountain views.
In French Provence style, the Garden Retreat is perfect for one couple with its king-size bed and double spa (separate shower). Miele appliances in the kitchen, leadlight windows in the bathroom and bedroom, television with Foxtel and DVD and a lovely open wood fire in the loungeroom, making this an experience to remember.
Outside, the balcony is complete with barbecue and art deco table and chairs sits at the edge of a canopy of trees....
Lakeside Cottage provides luxury accommodation for couples celebrating special occasions such as wedding, honeymoons, proposals, anniversaries, birthdays or getaways.
Lakeside Cottage sits in five glorious acres of manicured botanical gardens with mountain views and a private lake, making it the perfect secluded getaway.
You will enjoy complete privacy and ambience, and no traffic noise - linger over a late breakfast with a noon checkout.
The ideal place for a marriage proposal, your wedding night, or even stay the night before your wedding with your bridesmaids. Consider eloping to Lakeside Cottage or use the grounds for your wedding photos. Featuring a sumptuous array of breakfast provisions, king-size bed, espresso machine, gas log fire, 3D movies, wireless internet, mountain views and more.
A serene photographer's paradise, hidden from the world, yet within minutes of the Yarra Valley's and Mount Dandenong's finest reception venues, restaurants, wineries, and country drives. Within easy reach of Puffing Billy, Healesville, Sassafras and Olinda. Take a winery tour to the Yarra Valley or a balloon ride. So many attractions in every direction....
Lochiel Luxury Accommodation is situated on two hectares of natural rainforest and fern gullies in the heart of Olinda, Lochiel's stylish contemporary stone and timber cottages are masterpieces of modern design.
Equipped with wood fires and central heating, the lounge rooms have polished timber floors with rugs in bold designs. The generous bathrooms boast two person oval spas in front of large picture windows, with all the fittings one would expect in five star accommodation, including separate showers.
Each of the three Tri-Level Cottages have a king-size bedroom on the top level, with windows and balconies that open to the rainforest canopy.
Lochiel's unique location allows guests to dine at Ranges or Credo, two popular local restaurants just two minutes walk away.
Lochiel's original cottage looks the very image of traditional Dandenong's charm. There's no doubt that it comes from the same school of design as the new cottages, from the open airy layout and modern minimalist decor, to the stainless steel bench tops in the kitchen. The bedrooms have French doors that open onto a private fern filled courtyard with four-person spa pool.
The weekend tariff at Lochiel Luxury Accommodation includes a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine on arrival and a Dandenong Ranges Tourism Award winning breakfast at Ranges Cafe Bar restaurant.
If you are looking for time out with a small group of friends or a romantic weekend away, Lochiel Luxury Accommodation is an ideal choice.
Arcadia Cottages offers accommodation for couples in four separate cottages, all hidden away in three acres of forested gardens.
The award winning cottages (Channel 9 getaway Top 10 in Australia) are situated at Olinda just east of Melbourne on top of Mount Dandenong (altitude 600 metres). Arcadia Cottages are off the busy Tourist Road but only 400 metres to the villages of Olinda and Mount Dandenong with approximately 12 restaurants to choose from.
Each cottage has a log fire and conservatory. Two have spa baths and two have a cedar hot tub spa. Full breakfast provisions are included in the cottage for you to enjoy when you are ready.
Arcadia Cottages also have its own dedicated day spa centre with two stunning treatment rooms and a guest lounge.
Please view the website for a full description and tours of the cottages as well as several packages for you too enjoy. This property is not suitable for children....
Award winning Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat offers four decadent and romantic uniquely designed suites with rich, artistic interiors.
Soak in a spa or sauna, book a massage and grazing platter, open a bottle of wine and lounge in front of the fire in a plush bathrobe.
The Sanctuary Tower has different levels with spiral staircase and sauna. The Garden Retreat - two levels with spa in the lounge. The Linden Cottage is on a single level with romantic reds and indoor garden. The Gallery Suite is on a single level with a contemporary design and central spa and has full disability access.
Key features in all suites are private entrances, outdoor decked areas or courtyards, King size beds, gas log fires, large spa's, kitchenettes, free WiFi, soft plush Linden Gardens bathrobes to use during your stay and daily suite servicing
New 55 inch LED LCD television with Blu-Ray DVD players and large in-suite DVD libraries available to guests. The televsion has nine Foxtel movie channels with a huge choice of channels.
A fully cooked breakfast for two is delivered to your suite each morning....
Need some time away with that special person in your life to relax and de-stress in beautiful surroundings? Then a stay at Adeline Bed and Breakfast in one of the spacious cottage apartments might be just the thing you need in the lush landscapes of Mount Dandenong.
This beautiful 1920's cottage is the perfect romantic getaway for two to hide away for that special occasion. There are two luxuriously apartment style suites to choose from, each accommodating one couple with its own private entrance.
You can enjoy the picturesque garden views from the large picture windows as you cook breakfast from the yummy breakfast provisions, soak away the cares of the world in the double spa or maybe book a couples massage in the comfort of your own private space.
Take a leisurely stroll to the village of Mount Dandenong with its cafes and restaurants and enjoy a coffee and cake, or a delicious lunch. Spend an afternoon browsing the specialty shops of Olinda and Sassafras or visit the Rhododendron Gardens and William Ricketts Sanctuary just a few minutes away by car.
In-house massage packages and body pampering treatments may be booked to enjoy in the comfort of your luxury apartment.
Yarra Valley winery tours can also be booked in advance with pick up at Adeline Bed and Breakfast.
Camelot Tower and Penthouse is in a class of its own. Winner of Victoria's most prestigious award in building excellence from the Australian Institute of Building.
The most romantic setting with a million dollar view of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne city lights on an enchanted mountain, with attractions minutes away in any direction. The heart of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges can be your secret getaway, your base for exploring the many sights, attractions and bush tracks leading into the Doongalla Forest from the Penthouse Gardens. Be prepared to see kangaroos, wallabies and even deer passing through the property early in the mornings and evenings.
A Camelot Tower and Penthouse is craftsman built offering luxurious accommodation in a unique and private setting. Attention to detail is obvious throughout and yours to enjoy.
Quality fittings and furnishings are apparent within all of these superb establishments. Guests will enjoy breakfast delivered if required, and a well stocked fridge and pantry, and relax in their own king size full length oval spa bath for two.
Among the many unique features of the property is an 18th century Geisha hut assembled over the spa bath in the Camelot Tower and a magnificent French Bed, one of the finest hand-sculptured beds in Australia, making it a unique feature in the Sandstone Cottage.
The Penthouse features a wide custom-built spiral staircase built around a tree. Within a 45 minute drive from Melbourne city centre and easily accessed via public transport.
The many restaurants including SkyHigh and craft shops of Olinda are only an eight minute walk away and only a further ten minutes to the National Rhododendron Gardens, the challenging Olinda Golf Course and the RJ Hamer Arboretum, take a picnic basket and enjoy the view.
Punthill Apartment Hotels - Knox is conveniently located opposite the Knox City shopping and entertainment precinct. This contemporary apartment hotel offers guests a range of studio, one and two bedroom self-contained apartments.
Property features include: resident managers, complimentary on-site car parking, outdoor lap pool, gymnasium, conference facilities with plenty of natural light, and daily apartment service. The apartments boast flat screen televisions, Foxtel, balconies and modern kitchens (excluding studios) and bathrooms.
Punthill Apartment Hotels - Knox is located 30 kilometres south-east of Melbourne in the suburb of Wantirna South, at the base of the stunning Dandenong Ranges.
Ideally located just off Eastlink and at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Quality Inn and Suites Knox is the perfect choice for both leisure and business travellers. The hotel offers 52 modern self-contained studio, one and two bedroom apartments, an on-site restaurant, off street car parking and a number of conference rooms.
Please visit the website for more information.
At Adrienne's Place on the Hill, visitors can experience quiet suburban surroundings, local bird life in a private garden, alfresco dining on a large patio for those balmy evenings. Situated close to Jells Park, many golf courses and major shopping centres with easy access to the city via the Monash Freeway, or Eastlink. A charming spacious 1 bedroom apartment with a cosy meal area, galley style kitchen and large lounge opening on to a terrace surrounded by garden.
Suitable for a couple or family of 4. A home away from home.
Offering a bar, a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk Dorset Gardens Hotel is just 2 minutes' drive from Croydon's town centre, and 25 minutes to The Dandenong Ranges. Each room offers mountain views and a flat-screen TV. Guests enjoy free on-site parking.
Croydon Dorset Gardens Hotel is 15 minutes' drive from Ferntree Gully. It is 30 minutes' drive from Melbourne and 45 minutes' drive from Melbourne Airport.
Dorset Gardens Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The menu includes continental and cooked breakfast, pasta, steak and soup dishes. Guests can enjoy watching live sports and play billiards in the sports bar.
The air-conditioned rooms feature a wardrobe, a DVD player, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has a private bathroom with bathtub or shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Foothills Conference Centre is a four star conference centre located in Mooroolbark, 31 kilometres east of Melbourne. The centre boasts 96 luxury rooms and is ideally located close to notable Yarra Valley wineries and all of the area's major tourist attractions.
Set on 20 acres of beautiful bushland, the conference centre provides the ideal setting to relax and enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Foothills Conference Centre provides guests with a high level of personal service, and in addition offers an extensive range of comprehensive business facilities at a competitive price.
Foothills Conference Centre offers four star accommodation guest rooms in the Grevillea section. These rooms are available in twin share and king size configurations and feature reverse cycle air conditioning, en suite bathroom, television with Foxtel (cable television), fridge and coffee / tea making facilities, plates, bowls, cups, wine glasses and cutlery.
Free WiFi access is available for guests and a detailed guest compendium is also provided to guests detailing information about dining and entertainment in the Yarra Valley area....
Gracehill Accommodation is a perfect memorable getaway for couples,friends or families in a relaxed enviroment to share in one of our one,two or three bedroom unique accommoation settings.
All stylishly decorated offering a safe enviroment with spacious surroundings with the valley views over the ranges on the verandas with BBQ facilities, children's playground.
Luscious quality linen and dressing gowns supplied
Tariff includes a full selection of breakfast ingredients provisions for you to enjoy.
Gracehill is only 1 hour from Mebourne CBD and close by are the local villages of Olinda, Mt Dandenong and Sassafras.
Located on the Mountain Highway in Wantirna, within a very close range to Knox Shopping Complex, public transport and all major facilities. Gateway to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. The Wantirna Park Caravan Park has a diverse range of accommodation catering from van sites with access to electricity and water to cabins with large kitchen and living area's sleeping a maximum of 6 people. Linen is available for hire. Undercover BBQ, inground pool, playground for the kids and tennis court are all available for use. Family owned and operated with your best interests at heart.
Wirilda is a beautiful heritage home in Vermont.
Next door is a lovely English style two level cottage. Both located in lovely large separate gardens with spacious lawns. Both houses are beautifully furnished with well appointed kitchens [an invitation for guests to cook in] . They each have 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and lots of living space.
Vermont is a suburb to the east of Melbourne close to three major Shopping Complexes, antique shops, close to bus stop and access to freeway into the CBD and opposite direction to Frankston & the Mornington Peninsula. Other sightseeing attractions Dandenong Ranges, Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, Galleries, further a field fairy penguins,
Prices start at $699 for one person, $950 for six, then upwards to $1250 at Christmas on a weekly basis. Longer stays - more than 4 weeks, attract discounts. Ring Patricia for a quote and availability - 0398733060. See pictures - www.aahomes.com.au