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Completely self contained and private, The Old Dairy Cottage overlooks the main farmhouse.
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The Old Dairy Cottage

The Old Dairy Cottage

8 guests
2 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
8 guests
2 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean8 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

The space

This unique accommodation is located on an organic beef farm only 10 minutes from the historic town of Yarram with it's specialty shops, numerous cafes, antique shops, and more. Our property is located in the beautiful Gippsland region of Victoria. We are very close to many of the areas most beautiful attractions including Tarra Bulga Rainforest with it's stunning waterfalls and walking trails, the famous 90 Mile Beach, world class golf, fishing, boating, hiking, horse riding and bike trails, historic sea ports, Gippslands' famous lakes, wineries, trash 'n treasure and craft markets, numerous historic townships and an easy day trip to and from the world renowned Wilsons Promontory National Park.(URL HIDDEN)Amid all this you will find a very private, quaint and beautifully restored, old dairy which has been converted into guest accommodation. Full of character, decorated with antique furniture pieces, many fascinating collectibles and interesting artworks, the cottage was once a working dairy and much of the decor has been chosen to reflect the history of the building. Fully self contained, the cottage comprises a large, fully equipped kitchen and dining area with all utensils and appliances. The large living room with a huge amount of reading material and popular DVD's overlooks the surrounding picturesque farmland. The 2 living room sofas easily convert to 4 separate king single beds as required. The queen bedroom boasts beautiful views and an antique wardrobe and dresser with ample storage for longer stays. The second bedroom, although small, consists of lovely antique furniture including a four poster double bed. All beds have comfortable, quality mattresses and pure merino wool doonas and underlays. The beds are made up with beautiful Laura Ashley linens, lots of cushions and handmade antique quilts. A quality Porta-Cot is provided for babies, (please bring your own cot linen and pillow). The bathroom consists of a standard sized glass shower recess, large vanity unit and a separate toilet. All linen and towels, (as well as beach towels) is provided.
A daily breakfast basket containing a delicious variety of mostly organic, home made, home grown and locally produced food items is included in the cost for our short stay guests (less than 1 week). For an extra cost this service can be provided to our longer staying guests. For breakfast we provide fresh organic eggs, organic, gluten free sausages from our own grass fed cattle, additive free breads, a selection of home made jams, farm fresh milk, coffee, tea and herbal teas. We also supply fresh fruits and berries from our farm when in season. Taking the large picnic basket provided, guests are able to wander down to Stoney Creek, on our property boundary, for a breakfast or lunch! An outdoor BBQ is available at the cottage and we can supply organic, tender beef from our own farm at a very competitive price as required(URL HIDDEN)We are happy to welcome well behaved pets and horses. Laundry facilities are available in nearby Yarram along with 2 fantastic pubs, cafes, restaurants, a beautifully restored, historic theatre, specialty shops and all services. Internet service is available at the cottage via your Telstra mobile, and also at most cafes, pubs and at the local library in Yarram.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
4 single beds, 2 sofas

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

114 Reviews

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Gillian User Profile
Gillian
May 2018
This is a farming location and is extremely restful, with some wonderful day and half day trips available in the surrounding area. We loved it. There was a water shortage/drought happening and we tried to be respectful of that. At no time however were we short of a shower! Highl…
Mark User Profile
Mark
April 2018
Excellent accommodation, inclusions and attention to detail by Melinda!
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Mark for your very positive review, we're so pleased to know that you all enjoyed your stay with us! Come again anytime, we hope to see you all (including your new addition) again one day xxx
April 2018
Sarita User Profile
Sarita
April 2018
Melinda is a wonderful host and her Old Dairy Cottage is a truly gem! We loved every moment of our holidays. The location is perfect if you are planning a visit to the amazing Tarra Bulga National Park. Totally recommended!
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Sarita for your very kind review, it was so nice to meet you and your family! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much, please know that you will always be welcome at The Old Dairy Cottage xx
April 2018
Evonne User Profile
Evonne
April 2018
Our first airbnb experience with Melinda was truly an amazing one. Melinda went extra miles to provide great hospitality including free organic & home grown foods and touring us to one of the dairy milking facility. Her homemade jams and butter are so yummy! And also not to menti…
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Evonne for your very kind review, it was an absolute pleasure to meet you and Austin and to host you for your first Airbnb experience! Please do come stay with us again, we'll look forward to it!! xxx
April 2018
Greg User Profile
Greg
March 2018
A cosy cottage with inviting farm style decor, finished with an artists touch. The country location enjoys farm views and is not too far from town and local sights.
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Greg and Hanna, it was so nice to meet you! Please stay with us anytime, you will always be welcome xx
March 2018
Alan User Profile
Alan
March 2018
Great place to stay, close to Yarram and National Parks. Very comfortable and spacious accommodation, great host. Breakfast goodies were lovely & fresh, especially the organic sausages. Great views over farmland.
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Alan and Anita for you very kind review, it was so nice to meet you and we're happy to know that you had a great time here! xx
March 2018
Angeline User Profile
Angeline
February 2018
The Diary is good place for family bonding and physical relaxtion. A good hideout from 'city living' and exploring the local attraction.
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Angeline for your very kind review, it was lovely to meet your family and to be able to host you at The Old Dairy, you will be welcome back anytime xx
February 2018

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Hosted by Melinda

Devon North, AustraliaJoined in January 2013
Melinda User Profile
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Melinda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My husband Len and I own a beef producing farm where we practise organic and ethical farming principles and also raise Braunvieh and Tarentaise stud cattle. Originally, in the late 1800's the property was run as a dairy farm and we have converted the old dairy shed into a quaint …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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