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Places to stay in The Patch

Places to stay in The Patch
**AS FEATURED ON CHANNEL NINES "POSTCARDS", THE HERALD SUN, FRENCH CONNECTION WEBSITE, YARRA MAGAZINE, LITTLE MAG MAGAZINE, PSYCHOLOGIES MAGAZINE, THE DESIGN FILES, REALESTATELIFESTYLE.COM** Alkira is located on a stunning 40-acre property in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges at Emerald. As you look out of your straw-bale Yurt, you can see both the distant Warburton Ranges. This secluded piece of paradise is only an hour’s drive from Melbourne’s CBD. PHOTO SHOOT ENQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT THE HOST.
FEATURED ON CHANNEL NINES "POSTCARDS", The 12 small wonders of Australia in the HERALD SUN, YARRA RANGES MAGAZINE - SUMMER ADDITION" and also featured on the "FRENCH CONNECTION" Instagram/Website page from a recent photo shoot at Alkira and lots lots more. The unique design of the straw-bale Yurt has a wonderful ambience, which is both warm in Winter and cool in Summer. Close attention has also been paid to the design of the outdoor kitchen, and toilet/shower facilities; plus attractive outdoor seating areas. Alkira is only 10 mins drive from Emerald, (home of the Puffing Billy steam train). There are plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants, wineries and tourist attractions in the area. Alkira Eco-Glamping Retreat – experience a totally different world, picturesque and serene, but less than an hour from Melbourne. PLEASE NOTE: We have spent a lot of time sourcing bedding, cushions, homewares from all around Australia. We hope you can understand how much all these items mean to us. So could you please refrain from eating or drinking on the bed to avoid damaging the cushions and throws etc and be careful and delicate with all our homewares. Any damages will incur a charge or a replacement fee. PUFFING BILLY The journey aboard Puffing Billy takes you through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, located only one hour east of Melbourne. With lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead, Puffing Billy makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in the fresh air whilst the train makes its way through the temperate rainforest. Visitors from around the world enjoy travelling aboard Puffing Billy as a stand-alone experience or as part of a Melbourne day tour. If you are a Melbourne local, you can bring friends, kids, other family members or interstate visitors, pack a picnic and travel aboard this historic Melbourne attraction. ( Emerald Station - 10 min drive from Alkira) EMERALD LAKE Emerald Lake park is our premier park and tourist attraction the Dandenong Ranges. As one of the destination points for the iconic Puffing Billy, the park offers a range of activities including picnics, walking trails, paddleboats and fishing – something for everyone. (10 minute drive from Alkira) TREES ADVENTURE - BELGRAVE Zip-trek high above the ground and take on the thrilling tree-top obstacles. Nature based adventure for all ages and abilities. (15 min drive from Alkira) CUCKOO RESTAURANT Since 1958 the world renowned Cuckoo Restaurant has been providing delicious smorgasbord meals and brilliant entertainment with its unique Bavarian atmosphere to families, social groups and tourists from all around the world. A family friendly venue. Always fun, and always welcoming. (15-20 min drive from Alkira) BUSHWALKING John's Hill Reserve Lookout The Johns Hill Reserve Lookout, to the south-east of Kallista on Ridge Rd offers excellent panoramic views including Yarra Ranges National Park, the Kinglake National Park, Mt St. Leonard and the Dandenong Ranges National Park. (15 min walk from behind Alkira) Eastern Sherbrooke Forest Walk This forest walk allows you to see the changing vegetation of the area. Admire towering Mountain Ash and Stringybark trees and lush ferns. Keep an eye out for wildlife including lyrebird living together with wombats, wallaby, echidna, possums and powerful owls. (6.6km return) Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (1000 steps) The 1000 Steps Walk is a tradition for fitness enthusiasts across Melbourne. Finishing the 3km trek one of the most popular walks in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Do not underestimate its steep terrain. Plaques along the trail portray the lives of the soldiers who fought and died on the real Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea, during World War II. Note weekends on this Track can be extremely busy, particularly in the mornings. GRANTS PICNIC GROUND Situated in the Sherbrooke Forest, Grants Picnic Ground has to be one of the top attractions of the Dandenong Ranges and is famous for its bird feeding and walking tracks. (10 min drive from Alkira) SKY HIGH Less than one hour from the Melbourne CBD you can be SkyHigh – on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool fern glades and lush towering native forest. Views of the city, mazes etc (25 min drive from Alkira) TESSELAAR TULIP FARM The Tesselaar Tulip Festival began in 1954 and has since grown to become one of Victoria’s most iconic tourist attractions, showcasing the breathtaking beauty of over one million spring flowers in bloom. (15 min drive from Alkira) U-PICK TRAIL Did you know the Dandenong Ranges is home to the U-Pick and it's only an hour away from Melbourne? We were the first place in Australia to do it! Find yourself in an orchard this season. We all love the sweet juiciness of a perfectly ripe peach, the explosion in our mouths as that delicious cherry or strawberry bursts with the first bite. It's a fact: fruit always tastes better in the sunshine, under the very tree it grew on. Join us and fill up your buckets and baskets with the freshest most delicious produce of the season. Indulge in locally made ice-cream, cakes and other sources of family favourites after you've wandered the orchard rows. Pack the sunhat and sunscreen and enjoy a fabulous day in the country!
Alkira is located in Emerald, Victoria, Australia. Alkira is less than an hour from Melbourne CBD and can be accessed via the Monash and Eastern freeways. The 40-acre (16Ha) property is centrally located on a sealed road, midway between the townships of Emerald, Monbulk and Kallista. Excellent supermarkets and shops are located in Emerald and Monbulk (10 mins by car). Alkira is located in the heart of the area known as the Dandenongs, renowned for its beautiful scenery and pretty townships. There are many things to do in the area including wineries, cafes, restaurants and beautiful gardens. In Belgrave, there is the Cameo Cinema complex, much loved by locals, (15 minutes away), containing in part an original "art deco" cinema. An excellent train service to Melbourne also operates from Belgrave (less than an hour to city). Puffing Billy historic steam train line operates from Emerald, be sure to book ahead. There are also National Parks to visit and numerous walks/bike trails to go on. In fact, one walking trail is located literally 20 metres from your cottage (adjoins estate boundary). Dandenong Ranges National Park is only 15 mins away by car.
  • Emily has created such a beautiful space to relax and unwind in. Every detail is carefully thought of and perfectly executed. Cannot recommend this cozy little escape enough!

    Troy2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Staying at Alkira was exactly what we needed to reconnect. Emily thought of every little detail to the smartly matched decor to breakfast in the morning. I would also highly recommend ordering a food hamper as well since it just added to the charm of the yurt. Will definitely stay here again if we’re ever in Australia again, and have already told all my friends and family about it! Thanks Emily!

    Stefani2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • A gem of a place— it’s like arriving to your dream hut. Consider just staying in for the whole day; Emily has prepared everything for you to cozy in this homey, fuzzy-warm of a nest. Can’t ever recommend this enough. ✨✨

    Aldo2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • We had the best stay in Emily’s Yurt, the design was gorgeous and the surroundings are so serene! It was so lovely strolling around the farm and meeting all of the friendly animals 😊 would highly recommend booking this accommodation! Thanks for having us, Tam & Steve

    Tamara2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • My partner and I had a fantastic experience at Alkira. Far beyond anything I had imagined. The location is superb and the Yurt has been constructed with some much consideration

    Rajesh2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • What can I say? Emily’s yurt was wonderful! The property is picturesque and the yurt itself was a dream. Every aspect of it was beautiful - the little bits and pieces inside made it feel cozy and comfortable. The bathroom was lovely and we didn’t mind having to walk down a few stairs to get to it! We cooked dinner at night with the little bbq provided and had a lovely fire in the fire pit! We were greeted by a little horsey, a beautiful dog and a few geese when we arrived and they were all friendly and adorable! We loved staying here and would love to again, thank you Emily for creating such a special experience :)

    Hannah2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful and stylish accommodation only 1 hour away from Melbourne CBD. Perfect place of you want to have a short escape and relaxing time! You would not regret it staying here!

    Nadya2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • I booked Emily's place for my parents after having a wonderful stay there myself last year. Here is their review: Our children surprised us with a night at Alkira to relax after our son’s wedding. We could not have been in a better location. The yurt is unique, cute and very comfortable. The outside kitchen facilities enabled us to prepare a delicious bbq dinner and breakfast. The views are beautiful and facilities excellent. Well done Emily on providing such a perfect escape!

    Christine2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Hut


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    Only 300 metres from the renowned mountain village of Sassafras, yet the moment you enter our gates you will be transported to serenity. This six acre property was once a beautiful nursery it's bordered by 100 year old American redwoods. Canadian cedar lodges are on the edge of the vast cool Victorian state forest.Tall ferns thriving in the damp environment Private balcony's are just meters away from the famous Oxfam walking tracks that take you to the many hamlets of the Yarra Ranges.
    The bedroom and living space has expansive windows and doors opening to a deck high onto the forest. Draw back the curtains, get back into bed and look out to the trees. Its a joyful thing to see when you wake in the mornings. Giant forest ferns set the stage for uninterrupted forest views. Our cheeky kookaburras , rainbow lorikeets and colourful parrots will perform for you. Don't be surprised if you come across a young deer or fawn that has wandered in from the forest to graze . Snuggle up on the comfy sofa....50 inch Smart TV with a good selection of current and popular dvds. The cottage space is comfortable and relaxing.Quality bedlinen, electric blankets...Washing machine and dryer available with 24 hours notice. Double spa next to the bed with spacious bathroom & separate large double shower. The good size separate kitchen has medium size bar fridge, gas stove in built in gas stove top ,microwave. Most of what you will need including essential cooking equipment ,bowls, plates, variety of cutlery; including basic condiments for cooking . Cosy gas log fire and air conditioner for the odd hot day. OUR LODGES WERE BUILT IN 1998, MUCH OF THE INTERIOR FIXTURES HAVE NOT CHANGED !! We are planning major renovations for accommodations and forest complex ; Including exciting healthy dining and wellness centre Dec.2020 Pending council approvals.
    Chudleigh Park Lodges are located on two sides of the National forest of Victoria Australia. The road to our lodges is the end of a neighborhood street in the town of Sassafras. We are very private. Our lodges about 200 meters off the street through a windy track, overlooking ferns and forests, further adding to your privacy. There is only one neighbour about 800 meters from our lodges . Our home and Groundsman quarters are 100 approx.meters from accommodations. Sassafras is about 35 kil. from Melbourne. We're also 25 kil from the famous Yarra Valley .. wine regine of Victoria .We have many good restaurants for lunches or evening dining here in Sassafras ; groceries, and more dining in Olinda and Mount Dandenong, just five kil. up the road. Numerous opportunities for sightseeing and adventures are within a 30 minute drive of our forest paradise . This is the ultimate spot for couples seeking romantic seclusion less than one hour from Melbourne CBD.
  • Delightful place in the middle of a beautiful and very green area. The birds came to visit at the bird feeder every morning. Shellie was a lovely host, and provided a basket of fresh and tasty breakfast materials on the first day. With a comfortable bed, fun spa, warm heater, double-shower, handy little kitchen, it had everything we needed for a marvellous holiday.

    Chris2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Chudleigh Park is a beautiful haven that really allows your brain to reset. Shellie is a thoughtful and friendly host but will give you your privacy. The views are lovely and location is very close to a popular hiking trail and village.

    Allison2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Shellie was an amazing host! The room is lovely with plenty of space for a romantic couples getaway. The breakfast basket was a lovely touch with some really amazing goodies! Definitely worth staying here!

    Katriana2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • It was lovely to stay is such a beautiful cottage with a fabulous host to look out for us! The birds were stunning and we will definitely be back if we are ever in the area again 💕 Sheridan and Andrew

    Sheridan2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • The location is beautiful and we were provided with so much great food for our stay. The local birds kept us company which was very cool.

    Cody2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Such a lovely location and gorgeous cottages! Overlooking secluded woods you share the beautiful grounds with kookaburras, cockatoos and birds of many colours. Just 2 mins walk to the gorgeous village of Sassafras, yet you feel a million miles from civilisation. This was our second stay and we will be back!

    Rob2020-01-14T00:00:00Z
  • My wife and I had an amazing time away here. The breakfast hamper was full of delicious food and fresh juice and milk. Everything in the hamper had been locally sourced. We enjoyed feeding the rosella’s and parrots by our back door. The property is super simple to find and is just off the main drag. If we were back in the area we would come back before looking elsewhere.

    Rowan2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful and clean cottage. Great amenitites and thoughtful touches, especially with the amazing breakfast!

    Stacey2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Sassafras, VIC, Australia

    Billabong Falls once home to International award winning landscape designer Phillip Johnson is now open as a luxurious bed and breakfast in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges. Stay amongst the majestic Mountain Ash and lush natural bushland in the stunning Yarra Valley. Escape to peace, quiet and reconnect with nature, listen to tumbling waterfalls, swim in the natural swimming pool or just sit and drink in the surrounds and expansive views. The property is fully heated and air-conditioned.
    Find a beautifully appointed kitchen with breakfast basket including fresh free range eggs from Phillips nearby farm. The living areas are spacious and open with magnificent views toward the Yarra Valley and down to the garden and the forest beyond. This is a truly unique property which has won numerous awards for its beauty and sustainable practice. Only 7 minutes drive from the Olinda township, and 20 minutes from the beautiful Yarra Valley this is a home that will delight on every level, you will not find a property like this anywhere else. The property is fully heated and air-conditioned with decking on both sides of the house allowing for indoor/outdoor living and magnificent views down to the natural swimming pool and waterfalls. Enjoy exploring the amazing native garden, take your towel outside for an energising swim in the pool or a private outdoor heated shower. We guarantee you will not want to leave... Min stay 2 nights Mid week stays - We run a small landscape design studio from another building on the same property with the office sitting behind the house the garden and pool still remain private. You might see a couple of cars come an go from the driveway but the carport is reserved for guests. The house looks out to the forest garden/pool and views to the Yarra Valley. Check out on a week day is 10am (negotiable), weekend check out time is midday (also negotiable)
    The forest surrounding Billabong Falls is made up of towering Mountain Ash trees—some of the largest trees in world. An array of wildlife and birdlife can be spotted in this truly energising landscape. With a natural (chemical free) swimming pool, waterfalls, billabong and 7 acres of land this is a perfect patch of paradise!
  • Billabong Falls is a truly magical hideaway, and with floor to ceiling windows, WOW what a view! You won’t find a better host than Sarah....everything was taken care off and her extra little touches really make it a memorable getaway. Definitely add Billabong Falls to your list of must-do’s!

    Lauren & Susan2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • What an amazing place! Great location, beautiful landscaping and a great host. Thank you

    Nat2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Billabong falls was the perfect, peaceful enviroment to spend my wedding morning and start my new life with my Husband. Sarah went above and beyond... bread baking on arrival, asking us what milk we drink, chocolates, wine, fruit... and lets not forget that waterfall! Billabong falls will forever hold such beautiful memories to us and we're already making excuses to come again.

    Jazmine2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • This amazing home is located in the centre of a forest, with spectacular views, unique amenities and immaculate styling. Sarah really is a super host, who went above and beyond to make our stay incredible. This has been the best Airbnb I’ve ever stayed in (both in Aus and even internationally). Sarah is incredibly thoughtful, hospitable and quick to reply. You won’t find another home like it.

    Erin2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Even though the photos for this place are incredible, they still don’t do any justice to just how magical, majestic and serene this property truly was. From the moment we arrived, we were captured by the beautiful calm it provided and had the best time relaxing and switching off from the world for a while. We had the best sleep in ages in the incredibly comfortable beds and we can’t wait to return in the winter to make use of the fireplace. Unexpected touches of fresh fruit and local tips on our personal interests were fantastic and even the unseasonal rain couldn’t stop us from swimming in the pool!

    Nella2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at billabong falls, as so many have said before me from the moment you walk in you feel at home with music playing and the smell of freshly baked bread in the air it was a gorgeous welcome and my friend couldn't wait to have a beautiful hot piece of bread with melted butter! I loved the fact that on a warm night you can just leave the fly wire doors in the bedrooms open and let the cool air in while hearing the sound of the waterfall just outside! The host was always quick to reply and did everything she could to solve any issues. I highly recommend a stay here, you will enjoy every part of staying in this beautiful house!

    Rebecca2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Billabong Falls is an enchanting space, with the most hospitable of hosts. Thank you for the charming breakfast food, the music, the thoughtfulness. I loved the opportunity to be surrounded by nature without having to leave the property, and to feel like every space provided a new and different experience. From the large glass windows opening up onto the mountain ash, to the balconies giving audience to birdsong, the soothing natural pool and my favourite of all the grounding outdoor shower... Finally the sustainable design spoke of a respect for nature that made my heart happy. We loved out stay here.

    Tina2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • A little gem in nature. For family with kids, bring a binocular for bird watching :)

    Han2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    3

    Olinda, VIC, Australia

    Poppy is a 1966 Vintage Caravan, which has been lovingly restored whilst maintaining her beautiful and original character. We are situated close to the National Rhododendron Gardens and walking distance to all the shops and restaurants of Olinda & Mt Dandenong. More photos on out instagram page - Poppys Vintage Caravan.
    The caravan can host 2 Adults. Inside you will find a small kitchenette, cosy king bed (with electric blanket) coffee machine, internet tv, fridge and dinning area. The outside deck has a bbq and spa for guest use only. The caravan is not equiped with a toilet but meters away you will have your own private bathroom and shower. Check out our instagram page - Poppys Vintage Caravan
  • Amazing place for a getaway. Beautiful spot and very cosy place to stay!

    Joe2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful, peaceful and quiet...highly recommended.

    Michael2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • I only spent 1 night at Poppy's but I wished it had been longer. Audrey has set up such a wonderful space for her guests - a cosy, well equipped caravan, a massive deck, a gorgeous hot tub area and a bathroom that ticks all of the boxes. Lots of different seating options, a generous supply of towels and blankets, and a very thoughtful touch of sparkling wine and chocolates on arrival. Communication with Audrey was easy and prompt, and the location is great. I was blessed with amazing weather whilst I was there and was able to utilize all spaces. Thanks for a perfect little getaway Audrey!

    Christine2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Audrey's place is a MUST DO when heading to Mt Dandenong. It was the perfect location and only a short walk into the Olinda township and cuckoo restaurant too. Audrey made personal little touches that made this stay the most memorable stay I have ever had. I would highly recommend this place to anyone and everyone.

    Chris2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • I’d say my best air bnb stay! Everything was perfect. Would definitely be back. Such an unique stay! You wouldn’t wanna miss this.

    Lelanga2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • My girlfriend and I had a great stay at Poppy’s Caravan. There were some lovely touches on arrival for my girlfriend’s birthday. The weather was really good so we were able to make use of the day bed in the sun and relax. The spa was perfect later on. Would definitely recommend to anyone who’s looking for a relaxing weekend away. Thanks!

    Shaun2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Audrey was very accomodating and made a very unique experience for an anniversary

    Isaak2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Such a cute place to stay. Really welcoming as you arrive and set up perfectly for a nice a relaxing night. Walking distance to some shops and a blueberry farm down the rd if you want to hand pick yourself some during the summer months. Overall a great experience.

    Miranda2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Campervan/RV


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Olinda, VIC, Australia

    YES WE ARE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS. WE DO A HOSPITAL GRADE THOROUGH DISINFECTANT CLEAN BETWEEN STAYS AND HAVE AN AIR-PURIFIER THAT KILLS 99% OF GERMS. Indulge in a moment of calm on the sofa on the balcony surrounded by nature, listening to the sound of birdsong. The house has high ceilings creating a feeling of space with a contemporary art collection. There's a wood-burning fire in the lounge. A massive back and rear garden to relax in.
    Our Place is affordable and relaxing. Beautifully furnished, comfortable and peaceful. Whether its sitting around the fireplace with a glass of red or sitting out on the deck enjoying the scenery. Everyday we wake up and feel like were on permanent holidays. The natural environment, the birds, the fresh air. Its Bliss! We're sure you will love it too. Full use of the kitchen with kettle, toaster, oven, gas stove and microwave. Coffee, tea and milk are provided. Olive oil and salt and pepper provided. Breakfast items are basic. Cereal.milk.spreads.tea.coffee Gas BBQ. Spa Bath and shower with separate toilet. Towels, shampoo and conditioner and body wash provided So, if your over the city grind and need a weekend away to recharge the batteries. Heading into the hills for a wedding reception or are an interstate / international traveler wanting to enjoy the touristy offers of the Dandenong's, look no further. You will be glad you stayed here! We're situated only 5km's from Sassafrass, a quick 10 min drive up the hill. The house is located on the side of the mountain just out side the city of knox, In The Basin.
    The house is in natural surroundings in the Dandenong Ranges, with easy access to other towns in the area. It’s a short drive to Sassafras and Olinda that have restaurants and pubs. There are shops in the Basin at the base of the hill.
  • Fantastic home! So beautiful being up in the trees. Love the style and layout. Will definitely be back.

    Grant2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • This is an excellent getaway, and feels like a forest retreat. I stayed here with my mum and sister and it was perfect for us. Just be prepared for the stairs up to the house and a steep driveway. There is plenty of space for relaxation inside and out!

    Jasmine2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying at Troys's it was such a beautiful place, in a gorgeous setting. It had music, tv, comfy sofa and beds and an awesome coffee machine and the internet was fast. We loved it and will be back thanks so much!!!

    Jessica2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • The second we walked through the front door of Troy’s place we felt really comfortable. This place has a really nice vibe and is full of character. The space is uniquely decorated and the plants throughout add that little extra touch. The backyard and patio area are the perfect space to fire up the BBQ and enjoy the afternoon. We loved our short stay here and would definitely stay again.

    Mel2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing home stay surrounded by nature. The garden is breathtaking, with native plants and introduced species harmoniously arranged. Within the house is everything needed for a pleasant, invigorating experience. Very stylish decor. There are dozens of amenities installed, all thoughtfully included. Clean and cosy, I highly recommend visiting. Be aware the land is steep, with many steps, though this actually added to it's uniqueness. Five stars.

    Miki2019-12-19T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful house in a magical setting. Lovely, relaxing outdoor area with a brilliant outlook.

    Shiry2019-11-28T00:00:00Z
  • Host response fast, stay suitable for those who like to surround with a lot of trees and plants, feel comfortable and warm in the morning when sunshine come in but if got big luggage bag need to carry up few steps of staircase, others than this, everything’s GOOD .

    Huey Wun2019-11-22T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful setting, very homely and unpretentious with all the facilities you need. Highly recommended, one of my favourites!

    Jamie2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    The Basin, VIC, Australia

    Quiet, private bungalow set in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges trees. Wake to the sounds of parrots, cockatoos and kookaburras in the bush. Our charming guest house includes bedroom, bathroom, breakfast amenities and outside courtyard. Within easy reach of bus and rail stops and the restaurants, cafes and bars of the mainstreet of Belgrave. Suitable for singles or couples. People from all backgrounds are welcome but please, no smoking and no pets. Please note that the driveway is quite steep.
    Surrounded by lush bushlands and slightly elevated to take in the gorgeous vistas and the very best of the Dandenong Ranges. Coronavirus I would like to assure my guests that I take the virus transmission very seriously. The bungalow is away from the house and I clean with a disinfectant. Particularly surfaces including door handles etc...even curtains. Since the bungalow is separated from the house and its self check in you’re unlikely to come into contact with masses of people here, it would just be public places that you may visit. Many times I hardly see my guests at all. Probably a very good place for social distancing or isolating!
    The Bakery Bungalow is just a couple of hundred meters from the beautiful Sherbrook Forest. There are many walks through the forest, the chance to see a lyrebird, wallabies or waterfall among the huge gum trees. The famous Puffing Billy Steam Train is close by (a 2 minute drive) in Belgrave and the 1000 steps walk in the Dandenong Ranges National Forest is about 2 kms away. You can also take a 5 minute walk through the forest to arrive in the car park of the McCawber Tavern, home of great meals, a wide variety of beers and excellent live music. Both Belgrave and Upwey main streets have a wide variety of bars, cafes and restaurants to enjoy.
  • Great little spot with view of the trees

    Danny2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful place to stay, thanks Brian! Will definitely be back sometime! Lovely, peaceful, relaxed place and the privacy was also just lovely. Waking up to a forest view was so special!

    Cath2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Brians place is absolute gem. Peaceful and cozy little bungalow is the perfect spot to stay. Perfectly clean & yummy breakie in the fridge. Thank you, Brian!

    Anna2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Small place, nice and clean with a wonderfully warm bed! Nice and simple and perfect for a wedding getaway in the area. It’s a bit hard to find at first (and to work out where to park) but otherwise easy once you’ve found somewhere. Close to sherbrooke falls which is really nice. Brian was friendly and flexible with check in times. Thanks!

    Sabine2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Nice location

    Terrance2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • This place is perfect for spending some time sorrounded by nature. The bungalow has everything needed, it's extremely cozy and the view is STUNNING! Big thanks to Brian, who was an amazing host and friendly. He even offered us to take us to the train station as we went there by walking (yes, the bungalow is 25 minutes uphill but nothing terrible). Enjoy!

    Fernanda2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Brian’s place was nice and cozy surrounded by the beautiful forest in Tecoma. I had a very comfortable stay and I had everything I needed. Check in was easy and Brian has great communication.

    Martin2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Great bunaglow in a quiet location with an excellent natural view out the back window.

    David2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tecoma, VIC, Australia

    Holly Cottage, is central and walking distance to restaurants and dining, great gardens and bush walks, along with great views along the way. Quirky and antique decor and furnishing, not a hotel but a home. Organically kept house, no harsh chemicals here.;] Easy stroll into both villages of Olinda, yet so secluded, peaceful, and quiet. Netflix, Stan, Foxtel and Telstra TV for your enjoyment. Spacious part of the house, and very private. Off street parking. Suitable for couples and families.
    Spacious part of the house, cathedral ceilings and radiating beams on ceilings, unique residence with lots of heating options and so very close to everything in Olinda. Quality new beds, quality bed linen and towels, locally made toiletries and ample breakfast and day time snacks supplied. Netflix, Stan, Foxtel, USB full of movies and Telstra TV available. Fresh flowers in season from the garden.
    Quiet and relaxing. Surrounded by pristine gardens, bush land and still close to everything. IGA is 500mt from here, as is Pellegrino's Fresh Grocer, and Organic Fanatic Food Store. Cafes, Restaurants Galore, Sassafras Lolly Shop and Geppeto's Toy Shop all easy walking distance from Holly Cottage.
  • We were travelling with two little toddlers and everyone loved the place. The rooms are clean, beds super comfortable. A lot of toys and space for the little ones. Jasna left us a lot of food and fruit, tea and coffee. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to visit again some time soon!

    Amy2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Jasna’s place is in the heart of Olinda, just a few minutes walk from cafes and shops. You won’t need to go out for breakfast though, the spread Jasna provides is amazing. The gate. Is stunning and the house clean and full of character. We played lots of pool and enjoyed sitting in the garden.

    Nicole2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Thoroughly recommended. Very comfortable and close to everything. Great hospitality.

    Felicity2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • Jasna’s cottage was a fantastic place to stay for a relaxing weekend away. Her garden is just fantastic - full of flowers, greenery, and even bee hives & a chicken coop! It was so lovely. Jasna goes that extra mile and provides breakfast and snacks for guests which is just lovely, you really don’t need to step out as the house has everything! And the beds & pillows were so comfy - I haven’t NOT had a sore neck in so long! Thank you Jasna for your hospitality.

    Amanda2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Holly Cottage is a sensational home with everything you need. Each bedroom is as well appointed as the others so a group can comfortably stay. The place was sparkling clean, fitted with everything you need and Jasna provided us a generous provision of local produce for breakfast. Although it says no cooking facilities there were alternatives galore - two electric frypans, microwave, coffee machine. We didn’t lack for a thing. Historical Olinda starts right next door with beautiful churches, buildings and gardens. Jasna is a thoughtful host - You will be impressed.!

    Diana2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • I've left my comments in the visitors book which is filled with loving and happy experiences.

    Elizabeth2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • We loved are stay and waking up to the sound of Kookaburras in the garden. A very cosy and thoughtful space with lots of extra special touches. Thanks so much Jasna for an amazing stay.

    Natalie2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Beauty in every corner. The place is sparking clean and the beds are amazingly comfortable.

    Leanne2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Olinda, VIC, Australia

    Located in the beautiful Patch Valley this cottage has 1 Q and 2 king single beds, a lovely lounge, kitchenette, bathroom and sep. toilet. Great views of the property and surrounds can be seen from the cottage. It is close to reception centres and restaurants in Monbulk,Sassafras, Olinda and Mt Dandenong, Dandenong Ranges National Parks and Yarra Valley attractions such as Puffing Billy This is a great base for time away. The Patch Store with great coffee and food is located 100 m away.
    This great cottage is spacious, bright and modern which is fantastic for time away with your partner, family, friends or somewhere close to stay to attend family get togethers reunions, family visits or a wedding at one of the many reception centres close to here. There is plenty of off street parking, your own entrance (shared driveway with farm) to the separate cottage and beautiful views from the main bedroom and living areas.
    The Patch is a quiet part of the Dandenongs where tourist seldom roam. Access to walks in the forest 20min walk. The Patch store where friendly staff offer great food: 100m Local towns 5-10 min
  • This might be my favourite Airbnb yet! The cottage is absolutely delightful. It was comfortable and cosy with thoughtful touches. We were warmly welcomed on arrival and felt immediately at home. The view is stunning - the large bay window is the perfect place to watch the sunrise across fields of flowers. Do yourself a favour and make sure you have at least a few hours to explore the property - we loved wandering amongst the plants with the company of their lovely dogs. Can’t recommend this place enough!

    Hanna2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I stayed with my bridesmaids before my wedding and got ready at the cottage. It was just perfect!

    Tara2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Lisa and Andrew cottage is lovely. They are prompt and welcoming. We will be back!

    Laura2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • A great place to visit with a young family. My daughter loved the dogs and chickens. A lovely cottage with everything we needed to relax.

    Michelle2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful surrounds, modern clean amenities. Great communication from the hosts. Lovely linen and a really enjoyable space. We were very happy and pleased with our stay here.

    Georgia2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Would highly recommend Lisa and Andrew s place very clean and very nice peaceful area

    Lynn2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place, lovely location. The view was beautiful and we enjoyed saying hi to some local cockatoos.

    Briar2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful place to stay.

    Linda2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

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    We have the pleasure of offering you an entire private level of our two-story house. Your guest space has a separate entry, that is closed off from our living space. It is pretty and comfortable, and includes 2 lovely separate bedrooms with queen beds, a large light filled comfortable lounge area and open views of the trees. Your large bathroom is equipped with a shower, toilet, and a spa!
    We have the fortune of having our double story home set in a beautiful part of the stunning Dandenong Mountain, surrounded by nature, the tallest of trees, and very friendly parrots and kookaburras. We have created a kitchenette that has all of your basic essentials including a dining table, fridge, electric two-stove top cooker, small oven, kettle, microwave, toaster, pots, pans, plates, cutlery etc. You will also find instant coffee, tea, sugar, salt and pepper, and milk. After a long hike in the surrounding national park forests or browsing one of the very popular local villages, come home to a nice, relaxing spa bath or browse through our eclectic book collection. Please refer to the photo gallery for more detail. Please note that we, a family of four, live upstairs, though we make every effort for quiet you may hear some footsteps or sounds above.
    Situated in the heart of the beautiful and picturesque Dandenong Mountains right in between the four main villages of Olinda, Sassafras, Emerald and Monbulk. This is truly a patch of paradise.
  • We would highly recommend The Mountain Patch. It a lovely, spacious and clean guest suit that perfectly suited our needs. It is a beautiful location, so peaceful. Angel and Guy were very accommodating. We would definitely return if staying in the area again.

    Kate2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Angela's place was spacious and clean and relaxed and comfortable. Great shower. Lovely treed view from the living room.

    Sandra2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed 2 weeks in this lovely house. Communication with Angel was easy from day 1.The house is well decorated, very clean and the rooms are big in size. You will have access to a beautiful and relaxing garden as well. We would definitely come back :)

    Victoria2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Angel’s space is family friendly and located in a very scenic area. The space is private and self contained, with all of the amenities you need. We were very comfortable staying here.

    Alex2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Warm and generous space. Welcoming host. We enjoyed our stay, thank you

    Hollie2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Angel's accommodation was clean a spacious. Communication was fantastic and we were welcomed warmly in person when we reached. We loved the spa, the living space and their great collection of books. If you like to cook here then just note that the portable stove-top cooker is slightly weak but there's a good mini-oven to make something else. Overall, we would recommend this place if you want something relaxing.

    Denise2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful!

    Caitlin2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Very stylishly decorated and super comfortable. Very close to local hub of Belgrave, but still very quiet and hidden away. Would recommend to anyone looking for accommodation in the area.

    Phoebe2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    3

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    Our pioneer cottage is nestled in the Dandenong Ranges. Indulge in a home-cooked morning or afternoon tea by an open fire or in the garden; enjoy a private wing with two beautifully restored bedrooms, dining room and sitting room. Take walks to the forest and popular heritage Patch Post Office cafe. A four minute drive or half hour walk takes you to the historic tourist village, Kallista. A short drive to key tourist destinations: Puffing Billy, wineries, tourist villages,cafes and craft shops.
    Guests have use of a very roomy "wing" of this rambling cottage. A dining room and living room in addition to two beautifully decorated bedrooms are yours to enjoy. The dining room: Beautiful high ceilinged room with a large open fireplace, dining table and upright piano. Living room: Sunny and light-filled comfortable room with books, board-games, sofa and coffee table. Comfortable daybed allows for a 5th guest. T.V., bar fridge stocked with essentials, microwave, coffee machine and tea making facilities. Free Wi Fi available. Out in the garden, guests can make use of a Provincial style garden table with plenty of seating; a secret, vine-draped arbour to sit in and read a book or enjoy a quiet cup of tea; and a barbecue. Whether it's unwinding from a day of sight-seeing and walks through the forest or just relaxing over a cup of tea, the rooms will welcome you and you'll feel like you're in your own country cottage. There is an information folder provided giving a range of useful facts and tourist tips - including basic information about nearest petrol stations, medical centres etc.
    The Patch is one hour's drive from Melbourne. One of the most picture-book pretty areas of the Dandenong Ranges, it is a sunny valley surrounded by temperate rainforest. It has a glorious mix of native and European trees - a golden delight in autumn; cold, misty winters;a resplendent spring with blossoms and bulb flowers and an escape from the city heat in summer. We have a national park, winery, specialist plants nurseries and a cafe within walking distance. A short, ten minute drive away are the famous tourist villages with charming shops and cafes, Puffing Billy, the Rhododendron Gardens and more forest walks and picnic areas of the extensive Dandenong Ranges National Parks. Our Hills are filled with delightful restaurants and cafes. We
  • We had a great stay at Rob and Libby's. We were kindly greeted and given thoughtful tips about where to eat / visit. Rob and Libby were quick to communicate and graciously allowed us a last minute late check out after our flight was changed. A really lovely place amongst a beautiful garden, great as a base for exploring the Dandenongs.

    Kirby2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Rob and Libby's place is a little haven on the mountain - gorgeous cottage decor, an expansive backyard with 3 lively sheep on site, a fantastic reading library, and an array of breakfast foods provided. A great place for children with plenty of toys and games for our little ones, even a cot and high chair for our 8 month old. It's the little touches that make Rob and Libby's place so inviting - like inviting my 3 year old to come and feed to sheep, the freshly baked blackberry tea cakes Libby made for us, not to mention picking fresh blackberries to eat in the garden. Thankyou again Rob and Libby for such a wonderful stay.

    Kate2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • This place has old fashioned charm and memorabilia and is close to everything. Breakfast food and nibbles were a lovely touch and the hospitality was great. The beds are very comfy but the toilet and shower can only be accessed through the main bedroom. There is no kitchen however there is a microwave , jug toaster and a coffee machine and Robert and Libby wash the dishes. Wake up with the sound of kookaburra’s!

    Lucretia2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Rob and Libby's place is beautiful

    Hailey2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • We absolutely loved this place and the hosts and their hospitality lived up to the many glowing reviews. Our stay was short and sweet and we hope to return to the gorgeous area and to this lovely house.

    Kathryn2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Rob and Libby's place is amazing, nestled within beautiful gardens is a charming cottage that is great place to relax and unwind or use as a base to explore the many local attractions. I look forward to staying here again sometime soon.

    Carl2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Rob and Libby's place was magic. We had such an incredible experience staying in the beautiful home over 3 days. Thank you for the kind hospitality and flexibility. Would highly recommend and would go back in a heartbeat.

    Jeni2019-12-20T00:00:00Z
  • Quiet relaxing and then close to many atttations of the Dandenongs

    Penelope2019-12-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    MOUNTAIN VIEW COTTAGE @ Dandenong Ranges Cottages Set high on the hill overlooking the extensive 3 acre gardens and with views of the National Park in the distance, The Mountain View Cottage is a luxurious retreat for couples wanting to get away from it all. Private and modern it boasts a deluxe spa set in bay windows, a real wood fire, a queen four poster bed, kitchenette, dining table, and comfy leather couch. Please note that firewood is not provided during Summer months.
    Located right in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges with most of the main Gardens, Nature walks, and attractions within a short drive
  • The cosy fire was lit and ready for us. Phil came to help out with little things during the weekend. The bed was insanely comfy and the gardens insanely beautiful even being a week away from Winter. I wish I was coming back again this weekend for another lovely couple of days away. Can not recommend your place enough!

    Emily2019-05-19T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely wonderful little cabin, great features.

    Katrina2019-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Philip was such a lovely host! We loved the cottage, the perfect quiet night away listening to the rain outside whilst being toasty and warm with the fire which was lit prior to us arriving. Looking forward to returning sometime soon!

    Heidi2018-08-20T00:00:00Z
  • Thanks Philip for being a fantastic host. I loved the offer to have the fire ready for me in checking in so that when I arrived the cottage was already warm and cozy. This place was so beautiful and well maintained. Loved the suggestion of a wine on the balcony, my husband did this and really enjoyed it. The spa was so spacious, the bubbles were a little violent for me but enjoyed it without just fine. Like the selection on DVDs and the candles and flower bed outside the kitchen window. The fire was easy to light too and plenty of wood. Really great amenities too, everything I needed was there. Highly recommend Philip was a great host and a beautiful place to stay.

    Justine2018-07-22T00:00:00Z
  • Quiet, cosy and only an hour out of Melbourne. Perfect for a quick getaway.

    Ryan2018-06-29T00:00:00Z
  • Great little cottage escape with serene garden view from the spa bath, quaint bedroom area, perfect for a couple to get away from the city or stay locally for a night rather than driving back. Hosts communication is exceptional, highly recommended

    Michael2018-04-23T00:00:00Z
  • My boyfriend and I stayed here for my birthday and it was perfect! Philip is a great host, he had the wood fire ready for when we arrived. The spa is amazing! The view from the spa and the front porch is beautiful. It feels nice and secluded. Tea, coffee, bread and nice smelling soaps all provided. We would definitely stay there again.

    Jayde2018-04-16T00:00:00Z
  • This place is amazing, so beautiful, close to Olinda and Sassafras, Philip was lovely and responded fast every time. The cottage was sparkling clean and offered everything we needed, we will definitely stay here again if we get the chance!

    Ebony2018-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    House is set in a rain forest environment with birds and wildlife at your door step. Very private and quiet and you will experience a calm once you try it - it's just one of those places. Still not far from anything , there is lots to see and experience close by, such as Puffing Billy, lots of markets and specialty shops, cafes and great restaurants etc Midweek or during the week is just as beautiful and quiet as the week ends - We have free, convenient and secure parking .
    3-4 room appartment consisting of bedroom/living area, kitchenette and bathroom. 1 extra bedroom if required. We now also offer massage options, facials and other beauty treatments within the comfort of you own rooms. Must be booked and paid in advance or at the time of your normal booking with us. Separate private entrance well away from our space An appointment to inspect before you book is most welcome.
    We love that it is so quiet and peaceful- and green and we think that you will too...A private place where you can relax and be pampered . We do in- house catering and massages and other beauty treatments (which have to be booked in advance) The perfect place to spoil body and mind in every sense of the word.
  • What a gorgeous stay we had at Karin’s place. The bathroom and spa were a real highlight. There was two nice beds made up and so many thoughtful and delightful touches like fresh baked bread and all the easiest continental breakfast amenities. Would highly recommend.

    Danielle2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • This is our second time staying here and it does not disappoint. Incredibly peaceful, with lots of very thoughtful touches. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway.

    Keertana2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Karin's place is cozy and has beautiful views in a good location. The bath tub is a very nice bonus.

    Hayley2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful place! Karin’s a very generous and considerate host. Would stay again for sure. Thanks for having us

    Maree2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Bella Blue is the perfect place for a quiet getaway. Location is fantastic and beautiful with lots of things to do around the area. The room is very well equipped with lots of thoughtful touches to make guests feel very welcome. We loved the little extras, such as the delicious home baked goods and variety of breakfast options. The spa bath is a great bonus! Very clean and homely space. We loved staying here and would definitely come back again.

    Vivian2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Greedy

    Eric2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place, very relaxing

    Lauren2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Great facilities and added extras were comforting to sample , quiet location

    Jim2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    MULBERRY COTTAGE @ Dandenong Ranges Cottages. This beautifully restored cottage is set on 3 acres of English Gardens and features original hardwood floorboards and original open fireplace. Set up for a romantic cosy getaway, It oozes character and charm with many couples commenting that photos simply cant do it justice. With a modern bathroom with Spa, Split system heating and cooling, a kitchenette, queen bed and tv/dvd. Please note that firewood is not provided during Summer months.
  • Great spot to unwind, very clean and cosy, we had a great stay, thanks Philip

    Dermot2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • Phillip is a fantastic host. The cottage is perfect for a short stay to explore the region. The breakfast provisions and other touches are great

    Johnathon2019-07-17T00:00:00Z
  • This is a gorgeous property, very well stocked and Phil was a fantastic host, very helpful and attentive. The spa and the open fire was the perfect end to the day.Loved it and would definitely stay again. Thanks Phil.

    Sharon2019-06-10T00:00:00Z
  • Great cottage in a beautiful location. Philip was a geat host, he also offered us a late check-out which was perfect for a relaxing night away. Also very comfortable bed!

    Andrew2019-03-25T00:00:00Z
  • Stayed for 1 night, nice place would recommend it - good location too for getting around

    Ryan2019-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay at Mullbery Cottage, probably our favourite airbnb so far. The spa was excellent. Philip set up the fire for us (even though firewood isn't supplied in the summer months Philip offered to supply some due to the cool rainy weather). It was great to have breakfast included too, good selection available. Really great value for money! Thanks Philip.

    Cloe2018-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • Philip is a friendly host and the Mulberry was exactly what we needed for our weekend away. Beautiful atmosphere amongst the trees and very peaceful and warm. Would totally go again! ^_^

    Alexander2018-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • Great place....cosy x

    Wendy2018-08-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    Quaint and cosy bungalow - separate entry from main house - situated in tranquil bush setting. The bungalow is self contained with bathroom, kitchenette and split air with a super comfy queen bed. While there is no cooking facilities in the bungalow you are welcome to use the main kitchen. Likewise, take in the glorious sunsets from the main deck, or prepare a barbecue.
    Walk up the driveway and across the road is Sherbrooke forest where wallabies and lyrebirds abound. There is a lovely trail that takes you to Sherbrooke falls. You will also be ideally close to all the Dandenongs has to offer - Belgrave is minutes in one direction and the quaint townships of Sassafrass and Olinda in the other. Bushwalking trails are dotted throughout the Dandenongs, as are many other attractions such as the Rhodedendron Gardens, Skyhigh, Puffing Billy (of course!) I can point you in the right direction for good eateries and other local venues. Lots of birds come to visit - king parrots, rainbow lorikeets, rosellas, kookaburras and currawongs. You can feed some by hand!
    You are at the gateway to the Dandenongs. 5 minutes drive up the road is Sassafrass, a beautiful township, as is Olinda - 10 minutes drive from me. The drive around the Dandenongs offers spectacular scenery enhanced by the seasons. There is lots to see and do.
  • Robin’s place was lovely. Small and cosy but well designed for a stay by myself. Great location to go on bush walks and a nice view from the bedroom over looking bush land and the city in the distance. Bed was very comfortable. Had a very good night sleep.

    Andrew - Mary Ann2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay, a very cute and cosy room with a beautiful view of trees. Robin was a lovely host and very easy to communicate with.

    Bridie2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Robin is an awesome host, and her hospitality is second to none. The Bungalow is a cosy little hideaway that I really love to come back to.

    Adam2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Best thing about this beautiful cabin is the view out the window over the rainforest - STUNNING! Especially with the beautiful mist we enjoyed. All super comfortable and really amazing value for the area. Small note that the bathroom wall/door doesn't go completely to the roof, which makes it suited to singles or couples/friends who are comfortable with each other :) We'd definitely stay again!

    Hannah2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Cosy little bungalow right in the bush, it was so lovely and comfortable. It's attached to the main house but it's still private. It's very much for couple though as it's very intermittent. Super close to Belgrave and Upwey shops. Will be staying longer next time for sure.

    Karl2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • What a serene and beautiful spot! A real forest hideaway with semi-tame kookaburras and parrots in abundance. The little bungalow has a sink and small fridge; no cooking facilities but Robin allowed us full use of her kitchen and beautiful deck for our Christmas lunch and was super-friendly and helpful throughout. An idyllic spot; we hope to be back!

    Julie2019-12-26T00:00:00Z
  • Place was wonderful. Surrounded by nature. The back entrance allowed private entry into the studio. Robin was a lovely and welcoming host. Recommended!

    Riyaz2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • Robin's hospitality and the location are outstanding!

    Adam2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tecoma, VIC, Australia

    Set in almost an acre of English gardens, Aquila Nova Retreat is the ideal setting for a romantic getaway, an extended holiday exploring the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, or for an overnight BREAK from the city. The Sol suite is a chalet-style accommodation featuring a tasteful blend of wood, stone and vibrant colours reminiscent of the sun’s golden palette. With a drawbridge entrance, a castellated stone balcony, a four poster queen bed and a massive spa bath overlooking a gas log fire, this suite is truly mesmerising. The newly renovated kitchenette, bathroom and BBQ facilities will ensure ultimate comfort while the beautiful décor and luxurious furnishings promise to entice the senses.
    Centrally located to all the Dandenong Ranges has to offer, including Puffing Billy, as well as some of the best walking tracks in the hills. A lovely picnic area is just across the road or if you are feeling energetic you can take the 4 kilometre round trip to walking alongside the Sassafras Creek.
  • A fantastic place for a perfect weekend getaway. It’s not a house. It’s a sanctuary.

    Nikhil2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Very romantic and beautiful place to stay on our wedding night.

    Meaghan2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • A tranquil getaway with extra special touches!

    Vicki2019-11-05T00:00:00Z
  • Staying at Alex's place was great. The hosts were quick to respond and honoured our requests. Highly recommend

    Thomas2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • The room was great. Very romantic. The kitchen was compact but practical and it was great to have a fresh loaf of bread waiting on arrival. Lots of little treasures waiting around the room also. It did feel very romantic and luxurious. My partner and I had a lovely stay over the weekend.

    Scott2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • The hosts were fantastic and communication was great. The room was spotless, and was in a great location close to shops. Highly recommend, can’t wait to return.

    Luke2019-07-21T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing and romantic place. Spa is huge. Live the little touches with the bread and breakfast items and wine.

    Julian2019-07-13T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice and cozy environment suite equipped with everything you need. A good bed and nice bathroom.

    Muhammad2019-07-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Castle


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    Little Rabbit Cottage is a self contained luxury cottage located in The Patch, in the heart of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. It provides both modern and comfortable open plan living for up to 4 guests and is ideally suited to couples or families with 2 children. You'll love the tranquility and style of the property as well as its proximity to all hills attractions. All just 1 hour by car from Melbourne CBD.
    Nespresso machine with coffee pods and a selection of Teas. Includes linen, towels, shower amenities and cleaning. Access to many beautiful walking trails either directly or within a short drive. You’ll love the tranquility and style of the property as well as its proximity to all hills attractions. Please note that the size AND open plan nature of the accommodation is best suited to couples, or families with only two children (rather than four adults) - the only enclosed area is the toilet and shower.
    Little Rabbit Cottage is conveniently located only a short walking distance from The Patch Store/local Post Office, between the townships of Monbulk and Kallista. Woolworths & Aldi supermarkets plus a newsagent, butcher, chemist and doctor etc are all located on Monbulk Main Street, which is less than 5 minutes drive. Entrance to Little Rabbit Cottage is via a shared driveway, however the cottage is separated from the main residence via a private fenced garden. There is ample onsite parking. Little Rabbit Cottage is located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, an area renowned for it's beautiful gardens and scenery as well as its picturesque townships. Local Attractions Include: Puffing Billy, Emerald Lake, Trout Farm, Golf Clubs, Wineries, Cloudehill Garden & Nursery, National Rhododendron Gardens, Alfred Nicholas Gardens, Sherbrooke Forest, Grants Picnic Ground, Warburton Trail, 1000 Steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk, local Markets, Trees Adventure, seasonal Berry and Cherry farms, Tesselaar Tulip Festival (September), Sky High Mount Dandenong Local Restaurants/ cafes: The General Food Store (Emerald), The Independent (Gembrook), Coonara Springs (Olinda), Piggery Cafe Burnham Beeches (Sherbrooke), Emerald Bakery, Woods (Sherbrooke)
  • Beautiful little cottage with amazing views. Ingrid was very accomodating with my wedding weekend, it was a perfect place for our wedding with my bridesmaids!

    Libby2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • A stunning little cottage nestled away, you feel like you are miles away from anyone. Very private, clean and stylish. Great communication and responded quickly to my messages. Couldn't ask for a nicer place. Perfect location for spending the weekend exploring the Dandenong's. Recommended to anyone wanting a quiet weekend getaway.

    Tom2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful cottage which the owners obviously take lots of pride in. The hosts were easily contactable without encroaching on our privacy. The attention to detail was second to none and we had a lovely stay

    Tanya2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • A wonderful location and relaxing space with fantastic hospitality!

    Chantelle2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • Little Rabbit Cottage is stunning! We adored our stay, beautiful touches, amazing surrounds, great communication, and the most homely little place to return every evening. Highly recommend! ❤️

    Olivia2019-11-08T00:00:00Z
  • Nice place, check with Ingrid on the layout of the space to.make sure it fits your needs. Lovely host, great place

    Edward2019-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • Ingrid accepted us last minute which we are really grateful for! Absolutely stunning location with a gorgeous, luxurious cottage to stay in. Great for a romantic couple getaway; hot tub and fireplace make for a great touch. Everything was super clean and nice. Thank you, Ingrid :)

    Brenton2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • I booked this place for my sister and her partner as a surprise. Ingrid's communication was fantastic and she accommodated a request to change our dates. All amenities were in order and my sister had a fantastic stay. Thanks Ingrid!

    Alexandra2018-05-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    The Barn is outrageously spacious, cosy and a very private two storey, self-contained hideaway. It's perfect for exploring the villages of the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley or to relax and take some time-out. It is set in a peaceful and private environment, located just 1.8k out of Monbulk township. The barn can comfortably accommodate from 1 to 4 people, however there is one bathroom. Guests can enjoy a complementary & generous breakfast basket, free Wifi & Netflix.
    This space can comfortably accommodate from 1 to 4 people. The ground level has a kitchenette, environmentally friendly bathroom (shower only) and a spacious lounge/dining room with a couch which converts into a double bed. The kitchenette contains a microwave, refrigerator, 2 hob electric cooktop, toaster, kettle, crockery and utensils. There is a staircase leading to the Bed/sitting room on the 1st floor. Upstairs is your queen sized bed, small balcony and second lounge area complete with internet TV, Netflix, DVD player with a small collection of DVDs of classic musicals and a variety of movies including movies from the silent movie era for your viewing pleasure! Please note: The Barn is deliciously private, occupies my property on which there is my home and an inground swimming pool. My home and pool are NOT AVAILABLE to guests at any time.
    Monbulk is the big secret of the Dandenong Ranges. Perfectly placed so that whichever direction travellers head in from Monbulk, be it north, east, west or south, one cannot help discovering treasures contained in the villages of the Ranges or the Yarra Valley. There is beauty, charm and interest, no matter the season.
  • Tonis property is so beautiful- there were brilliant coloured parrots flying around, birds singing in the background. The house was clean, comfortable and such a joy to stay in. But honestly, it was Toni who made the trip memorable. She is warm, friendly and hospitable. I felt like a family friend coming for a visit, with the privacy of my own space.

    Laura2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tonis Barn.The venue is set in a very peaceful area and garden and would be ideal getaway depending on your circumstance.Toni is very creative with the usage of space and is extremely generous with the breakfast produce.The barn has a first floor which has a large bedroom and TV area and has 14 wide and metal steps from the ground floor to it.Despite the toilet and shower area being on the ground floor the staircase is well lit at night.Torches are provided.There are two(2)outside eating areas if you desire to use them.All in all Tonis Barn is great value for money,Toni is friendly and caring and responds promptly to any message.

    Barry2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • I had an amazing stay at Toni's place with my partner. It's very conviently located near the Yarra ranges/valley and Dandenong ranges. Monbulk town is also very close with everything you might need. The property itself is very spacious, and peaceful, completely isolated from the main house, the bed is extremely comfortable and Toni was kind enough to supply some tea/coffee and breakfast foods. Looking forward to coming back!!

    Lucas2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Peaceful and beautiful

    Jared2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • I was so looking forward to being at Tonis lovely home and was extremely disappointed to not be able to go at last minute. .Toni was helpful and understanding. .l would love to book again and have the experience of her world that l missed. I am sorry Toni it didnt work out this time ..

    Lyn2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Toni provides a lovely comfortable space with several added touches including a delicious breakfast. The environment and ambience make for a very special and memorable stay.

    Marianne2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Was a lovely place to stay. Had everything we needed. Toni was very accommodating

    Danica2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend this amazing place for a weekend away. The Barn is a calm and stylish place in the perfect location. Toni was a great host. Very kind and considerate.

    Emma2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Monbulk, VIC, Australia

    Lovely sunlit room with sliding door private access. Situated directly opposite Sherbrooke Forest where you will spy lyrebirds and wallabies. My place is located on the doorstep of the Dandenongs. Sassafras, Olinda and Mt Dandenong are minutes away in one direction, Belgrave the other. The room is very private and you will enjoy everything the house offers - sunset views from the deck, full use of the contemporary kitchen, lounge and dining areas. I can be as interactive or removed as you wish
    PLEASE NOTE: I have another Airbnb accommodation on the property - a separate bungalow to the house. There may be one or two other guests staying. Make yourself at home in the shared spaces of the house. The back patio deck looks down upon a tree filled valley and faces south west for some spectacular sunsets. The lounge has a smart tv and speakers - chill out to Netflix or Spotify. The kitchen comes well equipped with all modern appliances and kitchenware. Enjoy a long soak in the bath with candles and wine.
    The neighbourhood is peaceful, quiet and very private. You will be close to everything the Dandenongs has to offer - bush walks, scenic drives, the Rhododendron Gardens, native animals and birds and even good coffee!
  • We loved staying at Robin's place. The view is just beautiful, surrounded by trees with many bird species that come and visit the balcony. Robin is a very warm and relaxed host, we felt totally welcome. Also the place is just next to the national park, which has some nice walks. A perfect getaway.

    Kat2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • What a fantastic location and host!

    Adam2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • Great hospitality & recommendations, would deffo recommend staying here :) lots of nature around!

    Lehel2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • If you have the chance to stay with Robin, do so. Not only is the house beautiful and very well located, but Robin herself is the type of warm, smart, kind-hearted people you don't come across often. The cat, Ginger, is a diva and will pose for you to take pictures of him (if he's in the mood, you know how divas are). We only stayed for one night, but the bed was one of the comfiest I'd ever slept in. The house is clean and incredibly well decorated, it's at walking distance of the Sherbrooke Falls and of the 1000 steps if you're willing to walk a bit further. All in all, a great decision.

    Samantha2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Enjoyable night away with a fabulous view. Loved Robin home, both stylish and comfy. It was like being in the bush with all the creature comforts. Robin was great, friendly and very accommodating. Thanks Robin

    Wendy2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • Robin shares her lovely home that is set amongst the towering gum trees, and is clean, comfortable and welcoming. Robin will make every effort to ensure that you stay is unpressured and comfortable.

    Mike2019-11-05T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tecoma, VIC, Australia

    Set in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges and the Yarra Valley is this cosy studio with a beautiful view. The studio is a standalone unit at the back of our 5 acre property in Silvan. It has been used by our family and friends and we have now decided to share it with you on Airbnb. We have 2 miniature horses, 2 friendly dogs (will be locked up when you arrive) and plenty of rabbits hopping about in the fields.
    This studio is comfortably self-contained with a separate kitchenette and bathroom. The bathroom has a toilet, vanity and shower with Basic Earth Botanicals essentials. The modern kitchenette has a bar fridge, double electric cooking plate and tea & coffee making facilities. The combined bedroom, living and dining area comprise of a queen size bed, couch, television, free NBN Wi-Fi and split system heating and cooling for your convenience. To complete the picture, there is an outside area with table and chairs.
    Silvan is a small town located 60km drive East of Melbourne and sits halfway between Belgrave and Lilydale. The area is well known for its fruit farms, flower farms and wineries, as well as its quaint little shops, cafes and walking tracks in Kallista, Olinda, Sassafras and surrounds. We are conveniently located within a short distance to Gum Gully Farm (4km), Seville Estate (8km) and Yarra Ranges Estate (9km), with many more local wedding reception establishments in the area. There are various winery attractions throughout the year in the Yarra Valley including Rochford Winery Concerts, Shed Fest, Grape Grazing, Shortest Lunch, Longest Lunch, Oktober Fest, Lotus flower season, Hot Air Ballooning, etc. During the year, there are also multiple tourist attractions within a short distance, including the Tesselaar Tulip Festival in September-October and the Wandin Field days in October. Other popular attractions year-long round include Puffing Billy and Trees Adventure in Belgrave, Emerald Lake Park paddle boats, model train railway and museum, and the community market in Kallista held on the first Saturday of every month.
  • Private and peaceful stay. Tasteful and comfortable furnishings. Thank you, Mary!

    Jing2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you Mary for a wonderfully peaceful place to stay. The space was exactly what we needed for a weekend away from the busy city. The space was clean, cosy and what a treat to wake up to ponies in the paddock next to us! Check in was easy and it was lovely to meet you on arrival. We will be back for another cosy weekend away.

    Rosie2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Mary's place was better than expected. A hidden gem! Everything needed for a night or weekend away and very clean, quiet and peaceful. Highly recommended.

    Freya2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • This place is stunning. Great views, beautiful little cottage and an ourstanding host. Would highly recommend

    Karen2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Such a great, cosy little spot. Had a great stay

    Shaun2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Such a beautiful self contained cottage! The place was sparkling clean and very comfortable. Mary is a lovely, cheerful host who made us feel very welcome. We would definitely stay there again!

    Susan And Jim2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Beautifully decorated, perfect for my night away. The bed was super comfy and waking up to the birds was amazing Thanks for sharing you piece of paradise with us

    Mel2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely stunning place. Very cozy and beautiful! Would recommend to anyone wanting to get away! 💕

    Claire2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Silvan, VIC, Australia

    You will find our studio/bungalow set in your own Cosy, private and secluded cottage garden in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges.
    Walk through private garden to self contained bungalow with full bathroom.
    Lovely area walking distance to Belgrave and Tecoma's quaint cafes and shops whilst Puffing Billy steam train winds its way through hills and valleys between Belgrave and Gembrook. Famous 1000 steps climb is only 2km away in Upper Ferntree Gully.
  • Lovely clean and peaceful space. Beautiful garden

    Maddy2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • I have stayed at the Garden Bungalow multiple times (it’s almost like my second home). It’s the perfect base for exploring the Dandenong Ranges, so close to public transport & amenities. Rosie & Peter are the perfect hosts, cannot recommend highly enough. Absolutely love it!

    Tammy2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful little bungalow, super close to Tecoma & Belgrave; surrounded by nature!

    Izy2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • We have stayed in Rosie's bungalow in the garden setting a few times and it's always nice to come back. Thank you, Peter and Bev

    Bev2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • They are wonderful hosts. Such generous hosts too! Provided a nice little breakfast you could make yourself if you wanted. The birds are true! We had multiple little visitors that we were able to feed! There are also some chickens right there! Had a lovely time here! Would definitely stay again!

    Amy2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Stayed here as we were looking for a place near the Puffing Billy. The neighbourhood is quiet, but still quite close and convenient to the Tecoma station. The cottage is clean. Rosie is a great host. Thanks!

    Trevor2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect little cabin in a beautiful garden. Great quiet spot, super clean and comfy and friendly hosts.

    Adam2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Cute little place right in the heart of the Dandenongs, I stayed here to be close to a wedding, very convenient and cheap taxi to the venue. Clean and comfortable, and Rosie was lovely. Breakfast was yummy and the friendly chickens said hello to me too :)

    Amity2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Tecoma, VIC, Australia

    Great for families (with kids) and big groups. Set in what was once an old stone barn. With a large living area, full kitchen, 2 bedrooms consisting of 5 beds, sofa bed, full bathroom with spa, central heating, Gas log fire, split system AC, all set on 3 acres of beautiful English gardens. Centrally located and close to the major attractions of the Dandenong Ranges. Close to Lyrebird Falls and Nathania Springs Wedding centres and Puffing Billy
    Fully self-contained.
    Centrally located in the Dandenongs right in the centre between Sassafras, Emerald, and Belgrave
  • Such an enjoyable stay at the Dandenong Ranges Cottages set in beautiful natural surroundings. Our spacious two-bedroom cottage was very comfortable and quiet, and a great location from which to explore the many attractions of the area. Philip is an excellent and helpful host and he responded immediately to any request or enquiry. Highly recommended.

    Margaret2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • fantastic place to stay. very clean and open plan for 4 ppl to enjoy.

    Sang2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Huge modern house with everything you need. Host Phillip went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed to cook up a feast. Hope to come back again.

    Susan2019-03-29T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing hospitality, Thank you very much

    Kate2019-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay at the cottage. It was clean and tidy with beautiful gardens. very peaceful

    Chana2018-12-20T00:00:00Z
  • The setting is GORGEOUS; the gardens, and the cottages. Very picturesque, but also comfortable and relaxing. Photos don't do it justice. Our favourite was the comfy outdoor seaters on the veranda. We also enjoyed the spa bath a lot, and during the day appreciated playing on the lawn, with sports equipment (provided) with the kids: very welcoming to our family! We were there in the heat of summer, but I bet it would be delightful and cozy with the fire in winter too. Great service, great place, highly recommend.

    Susan2017-11-14T00:00:00Z
  • Philip's cottage was a fantastic place to stay. I stayed there with 3 other girls for the weekend and we were all really happy with the accommodation. The surrounding gardens were beautiful and there were plenty of places outside to sit and relax. The cottage itself actually looked better than in the pictures! It was cozy and had a great fire place which we loved on a rainy day. The furniture and beds were very comfortable. I think the only downside about the cottage is that there is only one bathroom which isn't too bad but might be something to consider if you have more than 4 people. Other than that, we loved the place! Philip was also a wonderful host. On our arrival, he gave us fresh loaves of bread, wine and a large continental breakfast selection. He was welcoming, approachable, and very friendly. Definitely 5/5 stars and will come back.

    Stephanie2017-09-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    2

    The Patch, VIC, Australia

    Come up the mountain to the beautiful forest and you will find "The Art House Sassafras " A studio apartment located a 10 minute walk from the Sassafras township in the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, The Story - This is a place for your mind to reset, reflect and relax. Carefully put together with a ‘slow’ pace in mind. We hope that from the moment you enter you enjoy every part of your stay; that you breathe in the opulent natural surrounds and that you leave feeling restored.
    The guesthouse is the perfect mix of artisan inspired design, eclectic furnishings and soft textures. As you turn into the property from the majestic surrounds of the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, a beautiful tree canopy driveway leads you to the studio which is situated at the rear of the property. You will drive into your own private undercover parking space with keyless entry, then enter through the bespoke handmade door and into The Art House. We have curated The Art House with comfort in mind; from the luxurious bed linen to the softest towels. The bath so inviting you will hardly be able to leave. Large- scale artworks by our resident artist cover the walls, there is a repurposed original 1970s kitchenette and rustic exposed piping in the bathroom. This all comes together in perfect cohesion bringing a truly unique feel to your stay. Our guests reviews and personal messages are all delighted by the space we have created for your enjoyment . The Art House is a studio space with a super comfortable queen size bed, private bathroom with a claw foot bath and separate shower, kitchenette and dining space. This space is suitable for up to two people; there are provisions for a porta cot if required. The kitchenette includes a sink, toaster, kettle, coffee machine and bar fridge. We provide complimentary cereal, milk tea and coffee. We have a television with free to air access as well as an attached DVD player; there is a selection of DVDs available but feel free to bring some with you. Public transport is readily accessible with a bus stop just metres from the property , the bus number 688 runs from Upper Ferntree Gully train station over the full length of the tourist road allowing you to stop and many tourist destinations on the mountain . Uber service also operates on the mountain making transport to and from functions an easy option . A taxi service is also available . More detail on any of these transport modes is available from your hosts .
    The Art House is located in Sassafras, less than an hour from the CBD. We are on a sealed road and have undercover parking dedicated to guest access. Once you arrive you will be in the heart of The Dandenong Ranges; a place synonymous with nature. A close walk to all that the Sassafras township has to offer, cafes, artisan bake houses and shopping boutiques. Head a little further and you can truly begin to explore all that the hills has to offer.
  • Very nice studio. 100% recommend!

    Hao2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Super clean, beautifully fitted out and in a green, peaceful location. Smooth check-in and thorough communication from Janelle. Appreciated the small touches - the architecture books, dvds, nice linen, guidebook with local tips :)

    Tracy2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • The art house is the best place to be for anyone who want to be healed by the amazing nature. The ambiance of the house is great, peaceful, arty and lots of thoughtful touches. Janelle is a wonderful host, will give you some very useful guide especially if you’re a foodie :P

    Joyce2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • A wonderful art-deco space. Quick responses by the host also!

    Elly2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed one night at Janelle and Mikes place to attend a friends wedding nearby. The place is awesome! Beautifully decorated, lovely artwork and spotless. Check in effortless. Wish we could have stayed longer!

    Felicia2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • The Art House is a beautiful, relaxing studio in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges. Tucked away so it feels very private. The space is really stylish and the bathroom in particular is a dream. Lush green views from every window add to the feeling of peace and seclusion...we'll be back!

    Peter2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Wow, this place is an artsy dream! I had such a great stay, it is a perfect tranquil place to relax. Loved my stay here.

    Kuuipo2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying at the Art house Sassafras. We had a long journey to recover from and the hosts were super helpful and responsive to ensure we had a smooth arrival and comfortable stay. The extra special touches, nice tea options, coffee (2 types of coffee machines), proper milk, butter and condiments made us feel right at home. Everything was maintained beautifully and super comfortable with lots of nearby cafes and sights to see. Thanks Janelle and Mike you have a brilliant space and we highly recommend your art house. Cheers Sarah and Dean

    Sarah2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Sassafras, VIC, Australia

    Have your own unique tiny home experience in this converted shipping container with large decking and outdoor day bed. Located in the foothills of the Dandenong ranges, it’s close to many tourist attractions including puffing billy. The container is on a 6.5 acre farm that houses an array of friendly farm animals. This site is shared with the owners dwelling but you will still get the spacious feel as the 2 dwellings are set apart.
    Part bush property with an abundance of local wildlife. If you’re quiet you might even see some of the resident wallabies. The shipping container is slightly elevated at the top of the 6.5 acre property, on the edge of the forest with decking overlooking a small dam.
    5 min drive from Emerald Township and Emerald Lake Park. Just a short drive to many local wedding venues, Cardinia Reservoir Park, Lysterfield Lake, Auravale Lake, Sherbrooke Forest and Dandenong Ranges National Park. There are many local restaurants and bars in the Belgrave15min, Emerald 5min, Gembrook (20min) areas.
  • Super cute tiny house on a lovely green farm in a beautiful location. Perfect peaceful weekend getaway!

    Bee2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful and peaceful location, container was clean and well equipped with a large deck area. Would definitely stay here again. Thanks Kathleen

    Damien2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • We enjoyed staying in Kathleen’s tiny home very much! It was very cosy and lovely to be surrounded by nature. Loved having all the animals on the property around us and waking up in the morning was very peaceful 😊

    Georgia2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Kathleen’s little property is gorgeous; neat, clean, bright and set in the most peaceful clearing of giant trees. Ideal for a retreat for one, just the right balance of quiet and proximity to civilization.

    Katia2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • The cutest little place. Awesome for a getaway and close enough to things to do like caving, hiking, emerald markets, puffing billy. Perfect escape and the animals are so friendly!

    Sienna2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • I had a wonderful stay. Kathleen tiny home is beautiful, well kept and spacious. It has everything you need and the best part are the friendly neighbours: the animals.

    Ayesha2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Kathleens tiny house is a treasure to be experienced. Wished we had allowed more time to fully appreciate the beautiful farm enviroment and animals.

    Lynette2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful location, immersive experience and unique accommodation make for a valuable night stay

    Daniel2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Tiny house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Clematis, VIC, Australia

    Enjoy a retreat like experience in this beautiful studio. Complete with open plan living, a shower/basin downstairs and an outdoor toilet (still enclosed, but a short distance from the studio). Set on an acre property (our home) with gardens to wander and explore, the studio is a place to relax and retreat, or a base to explore the magic of the hills. We are a stones throw from Puffing Billy steam train and the enchanting Sherbrooke Forest and only 4 minutes drive from the vibrant Belgrave.
    The upstairs space is open and spacious and includes a double bed, an eating/workspace and a comfortable sitting/lounge area. The kitchenette includes a bar fridge, and a bench top hot plate for cooking, a toaster, kettle, cooking utensils, tea/coffee amenities etc. You'll also have a large spring water dispenser for drinking water. You'll find a sink downstairs in the bathroom for washing up etc. The downstairs bathroom is accessed via a staircase and includes a shower and vanity with a basin. The toilet is a short distance from the studio (a few metres walk). While you'll need to go outdoors to access the toilet it is clean and dry.
    Selby is a beautiful, family friendly neighbourhood. While we are surrounded by friendly neighbours, the set out of our property is that you feel quite apart from it all. There are lots of little walks you can do that are walking distance from the house (we'll include these in an info pack upon your arrival) as well as other walks and adventures you can do in and around the hills.
  • Anna's place was a beautiful stay, surrounded by ferns and gum trees in a cosy cottage. the hospitality was great and Anna made us feel very welcome. great stay and great location.

    Coen2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Anna's studio is the perfect couples getaway! We enjoyed a week of peace, fresh air, good food and quirky people up in the hills. Also having a hotplate to cook a simple meal is nice for breakfast in bed on a lazy day. Thank you for the lovely stay!

    Shaula2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Loved staying at Anna’s stylish but rustic studio. Gorgeous walks nearby and not far from the station in Belgrave. Highly recommend it if you need some time out of the city!

    Suzie2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • Great proximity to the forest for walks and chill time. Peaceful space. easy to get to by bus or Uber/taxi from Belgrave Station. Lovely space to retreat to and just what I needed. Cheers, G

    Gregory2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Anna’s place was a fantastic getaway for those who need a little moment of peace and serenity. A gorgeous home fitted with all the amenities needed to engage yourself in a peaceful getaway. A recommended for those who enjoy being surrounded in luscious nature and serenity.

    Paul2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Anna’s place is all around beautiful and great to stay if you want to escape the daily city life and have a little holiday away from home. My partner and I had a fantastic time going on the walks that she suggested. Will definitely be coming back again soon!

    Sandra2019-09-28T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic getaway. Beautifully decked out space with all your need for an off the grid experience (but wifi is there is you need it). Warm and inviting studio and Anna was the perfect host, reading our needs right from the get go. Highly recommended.

    Dave2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay at Anna's studio. The locations is beautiful - just across the road from gorgeous forest - and a close drive to nearby walks and towns. The studio space is very comfortable with lots of thoughtful touches that made our stay feel special. Thanks Anna, we loved staying at your place and will hopefully be back another time! Gemma and David

    Gemma2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Selby, VIC, Australia

    BRAND NEW ACCOMMODATION - Step back in time to the 1970’s. We have a totally original Franklin 1972 caravan (called Frankie of course) to stay in, complete with all the original fittings. For example, fully original: clock (still working); plates; cutlery; tea towels; plates; pots and pans and other hidden treasures. So, dig out those flares, platforms and hippie-chic prints and come and experience a real Retro/Vintage adventure in a truly beautiful glamping setting.
    As you look out of Frankie, you can see both the distant Warburton Ranges, as well over-looking a fern-lined creek dotted with towering Mountain Ash trees. It is hard to believe that this secluded piece of paradise is only an hour’s drive from Melbourne’s CBD. Frankie is only 10 mins drive from Emerald, (home of the Puffing Billy steam train). There are plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants, wineries and tourist attractions in the area. Frankie – experience a totally different world, picturesque and serene, but less than an hour from Melbourne.
    homewares. Any damages will incur a charge or a replacement fee. PUFFING BILLY The journey aboard Puffing Billy takes you through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, located only one hour east of Melbourne. With lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead, Puffing Billy makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in the fresh air whilst the train makes its way through the temperate rainforest. Visitors from around the world enjoy travelling aboard Puffing Billy as a stand-alone experience or as part of a Melbourne day tour. If you are a Melbourne local, you can bring friends, kids, other family members or interstate visitors, pack a picnic and travel aboard this historic Melbourne attraction. ( Emerald Station - 10 min drive from Alkira) EMERALD LAKE Emerald Lake park is our premier park and tourist attraction the Dandenong Ranges. As one of the destination points for the iconic Puffing Billy, the park offers a range of activities including picnics, walking trails, paddleboats and fishing – something for everyone. (10 minute drive from Alkira) TREES ADVENTURE - BELGRAVE Zip-trek high above the ground and take on the thrilling tree-top obstacles. Nature based adventure for all ages and abilities. (15 min drive from Alkira) CUCKOO RESTAURANT Since 1958 the world renowned Cuckoo Restaurant has been providing delicious smorgasbord meals and brilliant entertainment with its unique Bavarian atmosphere to families, social groups and tourists from all around the world. A family friendly venue. Always fun, and always welcoming. (15-20 min drive from Alkira) BUSHWALKING John's Hill Reserve Lookout The Johns Hill Reserve Lookout, to the south-east of Kallista on Ridge Rd offers excellent panoramic views including Yarra Ranges National Park, the Kinglake National Park, Mt St. Leonard and the Dandenong Ranges National Park. (15 min walk from behind Alkira) Eastern Sherbrooke Forest Walk This forest walk allows you to see the changing vegetation of the area. Admire towering Mountain Ash and Stringybark trees and lush ferns. Keep an eye out for wildlife including lyrebird living together with wombats, wallaby, echidna, possums and powerful owls. (6.6km return) Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (1000 steps) The 1000 Steps Walk is a tradition for fitness enthusiasts across Melbourne. Finishing the 3km trek one of the most popular walks in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Do not underestimate its steep terrain. Plaques along the trail portray the lives of the soldiers who fought and died on the real Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea, during World War II. Note weekends on this Track can be extremely busy, particularly in the mornings. GRANTS PICNIC GROUND Situated in the Sherbrooke Forest, Grants Picnic Ground has to be one of the top attractions of the Dandenong Ranges and is famous for its bird feeding and walking tracks. (10 min drive from Alkira) SKY HIGH Less than one hour from the Melbourne CBD you can be SkyHigh – on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool fern glades and lush towering native forest. Views of the city, mazes etc (25 min drive from Alkira) TESSELAAR TULIP FARM The Tesselaar Tulip Festival began in 1954 and has since grown to become one of Victoria’s most iconic tourist attractions, showcasing the breathtaking beauty of over one million spring flowers in bloom. (15 min drive from Alkira) U-PICK TRAIL Did you know the Dandenong Ranges is home to the U-Pick and it's only an hour away from Melbourne? We were the first place in Australia to do it! Find yourself in an orchard this season. We all love the sweet juiciness of a perfectly ripe peach, the explosion in our mouths as that delicious cherry or strawberry bursts with the first bite. It's a fact: fruit always tastes better in the sunshine, under the very tree it grew on. Join us and fill up your buckets and baskets with the freshest most delicious produce of the season. Indulge in locally made ice-cream, cakes and other sources of family favourites after you've wandered the orchard rows. Pack the sunhat and sunscreen and enjoy a fabulous day in the country!
  • Had an amazing time at Frankie's Retreat. Two nights were the perfect amount of time to relax and enjoy what the property had to offer. Beautiful views, lovely interiors and being surrounded by nature. Loved all the homely touches, comfortable bed and easy to use bbq. Would definitely be back again, maybe stay at Alkira next time. 😊

    Angela2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Frankie's Retreat - it was peaceful and eco-friendly, and there were so many lovely retro features! A great stay not too far from the city. Would definitely recommend :)

    Caitlin2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • We will be back! Such a cute getaway. Everything was absolutely perfect.

    Louise2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Really recommend this place! This place is away from the city crowd yet not too far from Melbourne CBD. The area is super private, clean and ecofriendly! And the caravan is super retro-stylish! Also, thanks to Emily for being a great host; super quick response and also the well-maintained property!

    Nadya2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Had a great stay in the caravan. Such a beautiful setting and feels very secluded. Really easy communication, would definitely stay here again.

    Amy2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful place. Absolutely beautiful property, wished we could have stayed longer!

    Jessica2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Such a beautiful quiet space to come and relax.

    Joel2020-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • Loved Frankie and surroundings. We stayed on a rainy day so we couldn’t enjoy the surroundings much that led to us fully enjoy Frankie and the little touches.Loved the music that gave the whole experience a vintage retro touch. If you are looking for a relaxing weekend getaway away from phones, closer to nature,Frankie will give you the best experience.

    Madhavi2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
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    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    We are set on a bushland property of 1600 square metres. A basic cabin offering a haven from the hustle and bustle of city life but with easy access to an amazing array of world renowned tourist attractions. Native birds visit daily, an abundance of wildlife can be enjoyed. Pirianda public garden is at the end of the street where you can spend hours delighting in the original owners love of exotic flora, or enjoy a secluded walk along the creek in the gully.
    The peace and tranquility of the setting is amazing. The cabin is a typical holiday home from the 1950's with updates in a rudimentary style, a little rough around the edges. There is a fire bowl outdoors but no open fire inside ( gas space heater in living room and convection heaters in bedrooms) Ping Pong table in garage. Board games and a small selection of books in living room cabinet. Information folders for appliances and Tourist info in cabinet below TV.
    Glorious surroundings and world renowned attractions in a beautiful bush environment.
  • Such an incredibly beautiful place to stay. Far beyond any expectations and Jennifer has done an amazing job making sure of that. Will be back for sure

    Isaac2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • A comfortable and secluded spot that’s perfect for escaping the rest of the world. Well appointed with a smattering of personal touches.

    Ian2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing place to stay. Stunning area surrounded by nature

    Alisha2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • A great place to stay, definitely recommend to anyone wanting to check out lovely Olinda.

    Josh2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home, even better than we expected! Very cozy, relaxing and felt very welcomed.

    Cassie2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • Delightful space

    Phillipa2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Cute space, super close to a beautiful garden that’s like a fairyland to walk through. Peaceful and cozy. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Laura2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • This cozy little place is perfect for a getaway from the City!

    Josh2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Olinda, VIC, Australia

    Magnolias on Mernda - A Modern home in stunning garden surrounds, it oozes 'hills' serenity. Upon arrival to Magnolias on Mernda, you will feel absolute peace as you shut off the outside world and leave all else behind. It's time to unwind and enjoy the tranquility and solitude that this property offers.
    We are offering discounts for stays of 7 days or longer. Please enquire when booking A message regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Valley Ranges Getaways would like to assure guests present and future that we have been formulating and implementing plans, procedures and protocols in order to minimise both the risk and the disruption that may be caused by the current pandemic. Preventative measures are now in place in regards to thorough touchpoint and property sanitisation for every stay and minimal contact checkins to keep our properties safe for your stay. With an abundance of fresh air and many outdoor activities in the Dandenongs Ranges, it has never been a better time to holiday at home. If you have any concerns at all about staying with us, please don't hesitate to call and speak to one of the team Still reading? Thank you! Sleeps up to four guests. Wood Fire and Aircon Pet Friendly Glorious gardens and even a cubby house for the kids. A desk with wifi for those who need to work! A generous, serene home located in the beautiful Mount Dandenong Ranges Two spacious Queen bedrooms with indulgent bed linen Tastefully furnished and styled to embrace the peace of your surrounds. A delightfully quaint country kitchen, where all you need for a perfect stay, awaits you. The house overlooks spectacular garden scenes comprising ancient magnolias, maples and rhododendron trees. All carpeted by lush garden beds, spreading to the edges of the property where you will find reading nooks. The spacious living area has beautiful natural light shining through expansive garden windows and French doors that open to a huge sunbathed deck. Everything is provided for you to enjoy the magnificent garden - lie in a hammock, stretch out on the rug, or just find the perfect spot to sit and listen to the sounds of nature while bathing in the lovely morning sunshine. An indulgent, luxurious outdoor bath space has been added to this amazing property. In the cooler months enjoy your beautiful fire pit to toast marshmallows, roast spuds in their jackets, or listen to the crackle of the flames and feel inner peace. Magnolias on Mernda caters for family stays, girls getaways and couples seeking that perfect private hideaway. Of course, your furry family member is also welcome and can be safely housed in its own accommodation adjoining the house, or tucked away on its preferred bedding. Close to Olinda & the villages of Mt Dandenong, good dining abounds nearby. Don't miss a visit to Butlers in Mt Dandenong (our favourite) - or Cloudehill Gardens. PLEASE NOTE: The lighting of wood burning fires in properties will be prohibited from the beginning of the declared fire danger season (normally mid December) to the end of February. It is also prohibited on all days of Total Fire Ban at any time of the year. If there's no wood or kindling provided at your property, it will be because of this policy. Collecting and burning leaves/branches from outside the property is strictly forbidden.
    The property is not far from Monbulk township and Olinda Village. It is also close to Lyrebird Falls, Nathania Springs, and Coonara Springs. The lovely Cloudhill Gardens are just a few minutes away.
  • Great & beautiful space, have recommended to many of our friends x

    Ollie2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place to stay

    Jock2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • The house and grounds are absolutely stunning! We adored our stay at this property especially the outdoor bathhouse which was a real treat. The hosts were wonderfully helpful and very sweet. All in all would recommend to anyone to stay here!

    Meaghan2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Great place! Fully loaded, with an exceptional eye for detail and style. The outdoor tub is a lovely touch to this property.

    Raj2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • What an amazing stay! Beautiful home with amazing new outdoor bathroom feature! Real attention to detail in a stunning tranquil location. Would love to have moved in for good! Definitely recommend. Thanks for having us!

    Anna2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Stunning property surrounded my nature Thank you for all the little thoughtful touches to make it so homely We will definitely be back

    Jessica2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for allowing us to stay at Magnolias on Mernda - it is the most relaxing and beautiful accommodation we have ever been too. The detail to decor and comfort is just wow! Our little dog Lyka absolutely loved the vast gardens she can run around in too. Can’t wait to return and hopefully use the outdoor bath feature.

    Joan2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • We had an amazing stay at this incredible space and property. Will definitely be coming back

    Tom2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

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    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Olinda, VIC, Australia

    Don't miss the life award You are thinking of resting in nature, fresh air, peaceful parks, hiking. High on the hill with panoramic views overlooking the suburbs and city Easy access to public transport and train station (10-15 mins walking) Close to Knox City shopping The room is upstairs with bush view Make a fantastic day trip. Mt Dandenong Take care driving to 1000 Steps 5 mins Puffing Billy 10 mins SkyHigh, William Ricketts, Rhododendron on the winding roads you might see a lyrebird
    Big house of two storeys comprising with 6 bed rooms plus two great space living areas where travellers could be able to enjoy living with friendly family of two persons.
    the Mount Dandenong Observatory. At 633 metres above sea-level, it is the highest point in the surrounding ranges. At the peak is the Sky High Restaurant, a cafe, BBQ and picnic areas, attractive formal gardens, and spectacular views across Melbourne's eastern suburbs and to the city from various viewing platforms. Views can also be enjoyed from Burke's Lookout at Mount Corhanwarrabul, about one kilometre south of the Mount Dandenong peak.
  • Absolutely love this place with beautiful sunset view ever. Its quite and lovely stay. Not to forget about the cleanliness of the accommodation!

    Kaylee2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • I would ABSOLUTELY recommend this Air BnB stay to anyone, it has immaculate views, stunning interior and the owners make you feel at ease and at home with their kindness. They're always up for a chat when they see you around and allow you to treat the place as if it is your own! Their kindness has made us so happy staying here and we absolutely love the atmosphere!! 10/10 stars that is for sure!

    Emma2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • The landlord was a Thai couple, very kind and enthusiastic. Before we arrived at their home, we sent a message asking where we were and if we needed help. When we arrived at their home, they saw us in the door and held their hands. Take some things, come here to help immediately, and tell us if you need anything, you can tell them, great landlord, will go again next time!

    2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Outstanding service and amenities. Mrs Kornthip & the gentleman who met me at the door were most welcoming & attentive- but when the time came for me to do my work, they left me in peace and quiet. I cannot speak highly enough about the premises & proprietors. Excellent and peaceful stay.

    John2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Very beautiful home, lovely friendly hosts and great location.

    Frank2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Mrs Kornthip is a very nice host, we arrived late because of the ferry but she still welcomed us with a big smile, thank you ! Everything was perfecly clean, and the bed comfortable !

    Fanny2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and good value for money. Near the Dandenong Mountain Ranges, perfect place to explore.

    Steven2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • A very homely place for a bit of R&R.

    Ry2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Ferntree Gully, VIC, Australia

    Relax in comfort in this elegant, well-situated 1930’s home. Pour a glass of wine, light a fire, and enjoy the fresh air and surrounding forest setting from total privacy in the cosy living room before retiring to the spacious bedroom.
    Bottom floor of old hills house.
    The home is located near Belgrave Township, close to the Puffing Billy railway and just a short drive from the gorgeous towns of Sassafras, Olinda, and Mt. Dandenong. A lovely English-style tavern with live music sits at the end of our quiet street.
  • Very stylish cozy and clean. Couldn’t ask for more! Loved the breakfast provided. Christine is a fantastic host. Accommodated us with an early check in which was fantastic. Wished we had more time here!

    Alexandra2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • a beautiful, comfortable home, and christine has a lovely flair for elevated style to make it feel special.

    Jessica2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful Art Deco house, fantastic location, we loved our stay here, lots of thoughtful touches, Christine was a perfect host, highly recommend

    Loren2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for having us at your home, Christine! Every bit of details caught my attention! Fire place was an extra bonus, the coziest stay ever. Would definitely come back again! 👍🏼

    Michelle2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Such a great location to explore the area and the view out of the front windows was beautiful. Providing breakfast foods was such a welcoming extra.

    Bill2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Christine was lovely and both the home and Belgrave are a must stay!

    Lily2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • It is such a great place to stay, I highly recommend it. Great location and super friendly and accommodating host. The bed was extremely comfortable and the lounge room was lovely and cozy, we spent a lot more time at the accomodation than we expected because it was so lovely. Thanks Christine for having us.

    Gabrielle2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • A super clean place for an enjoyable stay. Awesome location

    Bran2020-01-11T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Belgrave, VIC, Australia

    For those who need a comfortable self-contained, fully furnished one bedroom apartment. Dogs are also allowed We offer a discounted flat rate for 14 days. For other periods due to the current situation, talk to us, and we’ll see what we can offer. Book with us and get a clean, comfortable home with unlimited WiFi, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and self contained cosy space for working. Due to the coronavirus, we’re taking extra care to disinfect frequently touched surfaces between reservations.”
    Firstly, the apartment is self-contained, with its own access, has a king size bed, lounge area with 55” TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime, WiFi, and kitchenette, bathroom with shower, and washing machine and dryer. The Apartment is close to both Angliss, and Knox Private Hospitals by car. As mentioned, we are next to the National Park, should you wish to bushwalk to Mt Dandenong, in a quiet, tranquil setting, yet close to all facilities. The house follows the slope of the hill and this apartment is on the lowest level accessed by a normal wooden walkway/deck. It can accomodate 2adults, plus dogs. We can accomodate most special needs given notice, including dogs and children. As Animal Aid volunteers, we are used to accomodating dogs, and have beds, cages, and other items. As we occupy other levels of the property, we are available for assistance and information, consistent with Social Distancing. Smoking is fine outside,such as on patio, but not in the house. Dogs - are great and we love them, but based on previous experience with tenants( We are also volunteers for Animal Aid) we reserve the right to assess bookings with dogs, particularly with new furniture and carpets. There is no restriction on dog size. Some 68kg Akitas are better than smaller breeds that constantly bark and are aggressive. Any dog must be toilet trained, and vaccinated for at least worms. The apartment is ~5m x 5 m and has a sliding door leading to a deck of the same size with artificial grass, with stable and chairs, Dogs are fine inside (any messes will incur cleaning charges), and some dog minding may be available.
    This is a quiet semi-bush land property on a dead end street leading to the National Park. The only noise may be from possums climbing around the potion at night, and the Kookaburras who for some reason burst into song around 3am.
  • Amazing view and well designed space with ample amenities. Great location, place to take in the sunset and relax.

    Darron2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Nice place for someone who is seeking retreat in more quiet and residential area, close to the trail for hiking or running. David was really helpful with arranging the pick up from the airport and place came with some basic food supplies which is great if you arrive late in the day. If you are okay with walking about 25min to the train station to get to the city, and seek to be close to the nature, this is a perfect pick!

    Tereza2019-11-09T00:00:00Z
  • David is just the perfect host. He made us feel so welcome and he really goes the extra mile with the provisions he supplies . We were delayed returning the first day and he even took our dog for a walk. If you don’t want to stay in a stuffy hotel in the city this is the perfect location with a beautiful leafy outlook.

    Loretta2019-11-02T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Boronia, VIC, Australia

    A luxury apartment with private entrance, nestled in the forest. A short walk to Puffing Billy Station and Belgrave cafes. Situated opposite Sherbrook Forest and the Puffing Billy railway line, the apartment opens to a secluded private garden to enjoy the tranquility of the mountain forest.
    The apartment is a recently complete addition to the host's residence but is separate and self contained. You have exclusive use of the rear garden. There is a king bed which can be separated into two singles on request. There is a BBQ, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, kettle, fridge, crockery and cutlery but no kitchen sink, stove top or oven. There are numerous eating options in walking distance.
    Enjoy Belgrave's night life including the Sooki Lounge and Cameo Cinema and walk home. Earthly Pleasures Cafe is a great option for breakfast of lunch and does excellent coffee.
  • Amazing place so stylishly done. Awesome breakfast provided. A beautiful quiet and peaceful setting! 9 minute walk to Puffing Billy 11minutes to main town but it is a very steep hill. But a very Easy drive!

    Stephen2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Really great spot & hide away from the city life. Woke up to a skippy outside the window & enjoyed the very comfortable bed. Great hikes close by! Check this place out!

    Tyson2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Richard's apartment is lovely and private. Richard was responsive to our needs and provided very thoughtful touches for us! Would stay again in a heartbeat.

    Berlinda2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • An absolutely beautiful little cabin surrounded by lush nature. I was blown away with how picture perfect everything was, I didn’t think it could look better in person than online but I was proven wrong. The modern bathroom and living space was beautifully minimal, allowing you to pay your full attention to the forests that surround the cabin. I greatly appreciated that both dairy and soy milk was provided, as well the nuttelex spread and the muesli being very inclusive to all die try requirements, this was very thoughtful of the host :)

    Emma2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • The perfect stay!! Richard was a fantastic host and made feel very welcomed. The space itself is spacious and comfortable, set among the forest, which is a beautiful sight to wake up to each morning. In addition, it was a hassle free check-in and great communication from Richard leading up to and during the stay. Highly recommended.

    David-Anthony2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing spot, great for a weekend. Richard is a great host, would def recommend

    Chris2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing connection with nature, though large picture windows. The King size bed was super comfy. Shower with rainwater & water saver head was roomy. Unfortunately I didn’t have a chance for a bath but it was spacious as well. Handy location as well.

    Kim2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful exquisite space with any mod con you could possibly need to assist in relaxation. The bed is just amazing and so special being basically a part of the forest with those spectacular picture windows. And new friendly doggie friends as well!

    Katrina2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
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    Guest suite


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    Bedrooms

    0

    Belgrave, VIC, Australia

    Less than 300 meters from the mountain village of Sassafras But the moment you enter the gates of Chudleigh park you will feel a peaceful hush of serenity. This six acre property was once a beautiful nursery and is bordered by 100 year old giant American redwoods .Your balcony is just meters from the pristine State forest of Victoria,wander the many walking tracks to Olinda and the hamlets of the Ranges.
    Draw back the curtains from your bedroom get back into bed and look out to the trees. Its a joyful thing to see when you wake in the mornings. Our cheeky kookaburras , rainbow lorikeets and colourful parrots will perform for you. Don't be surprised if you come across a young deer or fawn that has wandered in from the forest to graze . Snuggle up on the comfy sofa....50 inch Samsung Smart TV with a good selection of current and popular dvds. The cottage space is comfortable and relaxing.Quality bedlinen, electric blankets...Washing machine and dryer available on request. Double spa next to the bed with spacious bathroom & separate large double shower. Kitchen has medium bar fridge, full gas stove, most of what you will need including basic condiments for cooking . Cosy gas log fire and air conditioner for the odd hot day. OUR LODGES WERE BUILT IN 1998, also much of the interior finishes styled then !! We are planning major renovations for accommodations and forest complex ; Including exciting healthy dining and wellness centre Jan.2020 Pending council approvals.
  • Perfect midweek break! The breakfast provisions were amazing and we enjoyed feeding the birds and privacy. Plunger coffee provided was much better then anything in town 🙌😁

    Clo2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend! Incredible spot & fantastic hospitality!! Couldn’t ask for anything more!!

    Matthew2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Staying in Shellie's cottage was delightful for a weekend getaway from Melbourne. The cabin is tucked away in the rainforest, a very peaceful and serene atmosphere. The cabin itself is tasteful and cozy, with roaring electric fireplace and cozy robes. Would definitely stay again!

    Julia2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • This place was outstanding! Lovely extra touches and a beautiful setting. Getting to chat away to the local parrots on the balcony and the double spa was perfect after hiking. Would highly recommend and go back in a heartbeat!

    Leigh2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • Shellie and John are amazing hosts who went above and beyond to make this weekend a memorable one. The cabin was immaculate and the breakfast basket along with the specially arranged platter was enough to feed a small army. Shellie went out of her way to ensure our special requests were met. We were over the moon with everything and we look forward to visiting again soon. Thanks for all your help!

    Jack2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • We spent our first night in Australia here and it was amazing. The property was beautiful and the room was clean and equipped with everything we needed and more. Shellie greeted us with a well stocked basket of food, drinks and treats which was a very thoughtful touch. We loved watching the colorful birds and taking morning walks through the forest. Perfect for anyone that wants to escape the busy city. We'd love to stay here again and will recommend it to family and friends

    Justin2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Shellie's a wonderful host, very thoughtful and hospitable. Our room has very cosy and warm, with fresh local produce to keep us well fed and happy. Directions and parking was easy and we even had birds posing for us in the mornings. Will definitely be back again!

    Kira2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Booked the cottage for my inlaws who adored the place! Breakfast with rosellas and kookaburras and just 2 mins walk to Sassafras. Have stayed here twice and will again!

    Rob2020-01-14T00:00:00Z
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    Cabin


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    Bedrooms

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    Sassafras, VIC, Australia

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