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Find Places to Stay in Clematis on Airbnb

Find Places to Stay in Clematis on Airbnb

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Places to stay in Clematis

Places to stay in Clematis
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

    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

    This modern, light and spacious two-room apartment with en-suite is on the ground floor of our lovely house. It has its own separate entrance with stunning views over the beautiful countryside surrounding Emerald. We are just two minutes walk from Emerald town centre and all the amazing cafes, restaurants, shopping and of course Puffing Billy. The Dandenong Ranges National Park is on our doorstep. Perfect for couples, solo adventurers, and business travellers.
    We have a ground floor apartment or "granny flat" consisting of a lounge, bedroom with queen sized bed and en-suite. High quality furnishing and bedding ensures you will have a very comfortable stay. Outside seating and table on our large patio for you to relax and enjoy a glass of wine as the sun goes down over the trees.
    We are just a few minutes stroll from Emerald high street. Emerald is situated in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, about an hour's drive East of Melbourne. Emerald has some delightful cafes and restaurants to tempt you. Our favourite cafe is The General Food Store which is just down the lane from our back gate and of course the famous Puffing Billy is never too far away. Emerald lake park is a perfect place for a walk no matter what the season. Look up the Dandenong Ranges Point website to see which activities are available for you to do whilst on your visit to the hills area. Tulip Festival in September There are plenty of wineries scattered throughout the hills and nearby Yarra Valley. Take a paddle boat ride on Emerald Lake. There are cafes, takeaways and restaurants in Emerald and a hotel, with a Bistro, in nearby Clematis. (Paradise Hotel) Antique and gift shops to browse through. Healsville Sanctuary Wildlife Zoo is only a short drive away. Catch your diner at the Trout Fishing Farm in Macclesfield Try the 1000 steps, Kokoda walk in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Relax at nearby Emerald Lake Picnic Park. Wander through Cardinia Reservoir park lands. BBQ facilities are available in the park. Take a ride on our famous Puffing Billy Steam Train. Try your hand at golf in the hills. Wander around William Ricketts Sanctuary in the Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy a stroll through the National Rhododendron Gardens.
  • An excellent base to visit the Emerald area with very considerate hosts. Lots of ideas of where to go are provided.

    Caroline2020-03-19T00:00:00Z
  • Had a lovely stay at John and Angela’s little granny flat. The place is immaculate and is as described by other reviewers and in the photos. Loved the luxurious feel with all the amenities. Especially the eco friendly products that were used.

    Navodi2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place. Close to all amenities and outstanding views. John and Angela were the perfect hosts who made us feel welcome.The place was spotlessly clean. Bed linen and towels were changed and all essential supplies were replenished. Great hospitality. Would stay again and would recommend to anyone. Thank you

    Chris2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely little place, so close to everything you need. Very clean and comfortable with a nice bed and beautiful view out the window. John was there to greet me and show me around at check in and check out. Very easy. Would happily return.

    Fiona2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely accommodation which is spotlessly clean and new, very quiet surroundings with beautiful views. Loved the quality towels, linen and robes provided. Appreciated the fresh milk in the fridge and the great range of teas. Would stay again.

    Melissa2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay with John and Angela was fantastic. Perfect little walk into town, great living space and absolutely spotless. Nothing was too much trouble. Would definutely go back

    Alicia2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent stay

    Hinu2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely location. All amenities. Very obliging.

    Geoff2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, 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

    Walking distance to Emerald town centre and Puffing Billy, lots of beautiful walks nearby too. Quiet area with stunning views.
    This is a self contained 2 bedroomed apartment on the ground floor of our home. It has its own kitchen and bathroom, (there is a shower but no bathtub) living area and small patio with views of the beautiful Cardinia reservoir. Kangaroos often visit the paddock directly opposite and we enjoy a lovely array of wild bird life. You can watch the King Parrots come to feed right outside your window. The main bedroom has a queen size bed with space for a travel cot and/or a trundle single bed, the guest room has a queen bed. Whilst the location is quiet, we do live directly above the apartment and inevitably you will hear footsteps, doors closing or floorboards creaking from time to time. The humans here are mindful to move around quietly but our pets have the occasional lapse.
    It’s very picturesque here and peaceful. The kookaburras may wake you up but you should sleep like a koala in this tranquil location. We have the beautiful reservoir views directly opposite and a short walk from the house you’ll find the town with its various eateries, Emerald bakery and Puffing Billy’s station. Take away Thai, Pizza, Chinese and Indian foods are available here, and there are a few good restaurants to eat in, including Elevation and Emerald Thai. If you want to drive ten minutes further into the hills to Belgrave you can visit one of the live music venues there. Plenty of scenic walks, cycle tracks and quaint neighbourhoods to visit, including Kallista, Olinda, Sassafras and surrounds within ten- thirty minutes drive await you. Let us know what you’re interested in and we will do our best to give you local advice to help you find it.
  • Perfect home away from home, lovely little luxuries everywhere. We felt very comfortable 😊

    Stass2020-03-16T00:00:00Z
  • My family and I had a fantastic stay at Joanne's place in the mountains. The apartment was clean and beautiful. Thoughtful touches such as fresh flowers, helpful notes and an extensive visitors guide really made us feel welcome and reflected the generous hospitality of our kind and friendly host.

    Georgie2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • A simply gorgeous place, set in the peace and quiet of tall trees and amazing views. Everything was clean and spotless, the little added touches were just lovely, nothing was forgotten. I highly recommend and will return. I extend my thanks and appreciation to Jo for offering this perfect place for my get away.

    Hildi2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Joanne and her family were amazing hosts, we had an emergency and we had to find a place to stay asap. They were super helpful and accommodating. Cannot recommend this place more! We even got fresh eggs in the morning from their chicken coop. Very clean and comfortable with a great bathroom! The view is also spectacular! Will definitely visit again!

    Anna2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful location and stunning views. It’s a beautiful little retreat in a very quiet neighbourhood. Perfect for my little toddler who enjoyed playing and exploring in the garden. Joanne provides a lot of little extras to accomodate her guests, including a cute little basket of toys for our toddler. It made for a very comfortable stay and we would highly recommend not only the retreat but the location for a stay.

    Yolanda2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Very peaceful place with great view and very close to Emerald town centre + amazing sunset views

    Tomas2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and comfortable. Lots of nice little extra touches. Lovely location. Will definitely return when visit the area again.

    Nicole2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • A comfortable well appointed accommodation with a view.

    Georgina2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Clematis, 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

    My place is close to Emerald, Monbulk, Gembrook, within appeoximagtely 15 minutes drive to many local wedding reception venues, Puffing Billy Station, Emerald Lake Park. Also a short distance to many local restaurants, cafes and hotels and a 30 minute drive to the Yarra Valley.
    Your self contained suite is located on the lower level of my home with its own access offering you privacy and a little escape from the world. It consists of a double bedroom, small ensuite and sitting room There is also access to a patio where you may simply relax taking in the views across to the Warburton Ranges along with the neighboring rural view. You are welcome to linger over breakfast on a warm summers day, enjoy a cool drink on a hot summers day or a wine in the evening or simply sit back and relax. Perhaps even some of the friendly bird life may pay a visit they are certainly not shy. Please note there is also an additional Queen room located in my home should you require an additional room or the suite is fully booked. The private room is located under ‘Billy Buttons Bed & Breakfast’. I look forward to meeting you soon.
  • Jennies place is very homely and quirky. The homemade touches made our stay memorable. We will stay again.

    Joy2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Jennie is a wonderful host, she takes extra care of her guests by providing little homemade goods and her place downstairs is really welcoming and comfortable. We're definitely looking forward to staying here again one day!

    Shannan2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Fabulous self contained place with everything we needed plus some very homely freshly baked goodies. Lovely place to stay, wish it was for longer, maybe next time. Jennie is a wonderful host.

    Julie2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely place to drop in and enjoy a peaceful break, with some lovely homehand touches.

    Michael2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Jennie went above and beyond to make sure our stay was a comfortable one. We had everything we needed and felt right at home from the very start. For anyone booking a short trip to the Dandenong Ranges, I highly recommend Billy Buttons Bed & Breakfast!

    Ruth2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay, cosy and a great breakfast!

    Peter2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place to stay, friendly host

    Michael2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • If you’re looking for a lovely quiet getaway in gorgeous greenery then you will enjoy a stay here. Jennie’s hospitality is great and you will feel spoilt with all the great home made goodies she provides. We had a great stay!

    Miranda2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

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    The Little White House is a presidential piece of perfection and the only one of its kind in the quaint town of Emerald, a peaceable jewel in Victoria's renowned Dandenong Ranges. Take the treasured elements of a traditional bed and breakfast and combine it with contemporary luxury that leaves you to enjoy a carefully thought out comfort zone for couples that still retains character and elegance.
    Designed with your enjoyment and relaxation in mind, the superfluity of the set up allows guests to make a weekend away feel like a private retreat personally planned to provide a space to recharge, romance and revitalise the busy urban mind and body. Why not absorb all Emerald has to offer by walking up to Puffing Billy station and experiencing The Dandenongs from a truly unique view. *Price Includes Breakfast for two * Proposal Packages available on request, contact host to find out more.
  • Nice house great views!!

    Kurt2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Cool little place to get away. Nice and clean with a spa that has a great view! Will be back another time

    Dean2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great for a relaxing getaway.

    Kane2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Great location. Beautiful house.

    Ally2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • You feel like your a million miles away yet so conveniently situated to charming Emerald township. Nothing was better than drinking bubbles in the spa with country views listening to the whistle and chug of The Puffing Billy. Highly recommend this well equipped and charming house for a romantic stay

    Debra2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful space in a beautiful setting - the bath in the bedroom is very romantic! Would love to come back and try it in cold weather too. :)

    Lauren2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • An absolutely stunning place. My favourite part was the incredible bath with a breathtaking view! We didn’t want to leave this gem of a house!

    Jessica2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • A most stay! So breathtaking and so much more amazing than the pictures can even do it justice! Absolute slice of heaven!

    Jessica2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    - Only an hour's drive from Melbourne, or catch the train to Belgrave and Bus 695 to Emerald. - Only a 3 minute walk to shops and cafes AND the famous Puffing Billy steam train at Emerald! - Work usually available in the nearby plant farms and flower nurseries The house is shared with up to 10 guests (contact us if you need more than this booking allows) with only 2 or 4 people per room, it's a great way to stay in affordable, clean & comfy accommodation and meet people from all over the world!
    Your bedroom has a KING SIZE bed with a lovely ensuite. Also TWO SINGLE BEDS making it ideal for a family. (There’s an additional charge per person when you book these beds) (There are another three rooms in the house with 2 single beds in each with shared bathroom/toilet) There are 10 beds in total available in Dougie's Place; so you'll have a chance to meet fellow travellers from all over the world! The kitchen and living areas are shared spaces, with a great back yard and bbq available for your use too, it makes for a very much "Home Away From Home" kind of feel. *** PLEASE CONTACT US WITH RESERVATION ENQUIRIES AS SOME DATES MAYBE AVAILABLE EVEN THOUGH THEY SHOW UP AS "UNAVAILABLE" ON THE SITE. ***
    Dougie's Place is just one street from Puffing Billy Station in Emerald so you'll hear the old steam-train whistle throughout the day. The IGA supermarket is only a few minutes (easy) walk away. The township of Emerald has lovely walks and great coffee! A couple of Thai restaurants, yummy fish n chips, playgrounds & parks. Plenty of Op-Shops (secondhand goods) to peruse and a bakery with good pies. Native birds will visit the garden (colourful rosellas, cockatoos, kookaburras) and you might be lucky enough to hear or see a possum or two as well!
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    10


    Bedrooms

    1

    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

    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

    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
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Olinda, 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!
  • Absolutely stunning!

    Nick2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • 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
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    Arcadia Park Selby - Farm stay with self-contained cabins and horse agistment. Our Farm is a 10 minute drive to Belgrave, the cabin is situated in a rural setting with lovely views. Access to a car is recommended.
    We are situated in Selby, located in the Dandenong Ranges which is about 50 km from Melbourne. Our farm is roughly 10 minutes walk from the small hamlet of Selby; which has lots of trees, and Yoga studio. To make the most of your stay we recommend that you have a car during your stay. Belgrave is 10 minutes drive away, and offers bars, cafes cinema, supermarket and chemist. We offer self-contained two bedroom cabins with verandas that overlook our stable complex, so you are welcome to bring your horse or just simply admire ours. Cabin Details: - Rooms within the cabin- Master with walk-in robe, second bedroom (sleeps two), kitchen/ lounge with fold out couch. - New split system installed November 2015. Heater in bedrooms. - Stove/oven - Kitchen utensils etc. - Microwave - Flat screen TV - Wireless internet- upgraded July 2019 . Switched from ADSL2+ to wireless 4G average speed 64.1 Mbps download 46.1 Mbps upload . Service is now very stable with 4 bars connectivity (Optus) - Bosch washing machine in adjacent laundry Minimum stay of 7 nights; so you can stay for less you just need to pay for seven nights plus cleaning fee. Discounts for extended stays: average weekly stay price $427.00 average monthly stay price $1391.00 Interaction with Guests You are totally self-contained, however, we are at your service via telephone or in person ( as we live on the farm). The Neighbourhood Tourist Attractions At Your Door Step : Puffing Billing Railway 5 minutes drive away National Park- five minutes drive away with hours of beautiful walks Charming forested tourist villages like Olinda, Kallista, Sassafras only 15 minutes drive away. The Piggery Cafe at Burnham Beeches- Master Chief Shannon Bennett's restaurant William Ricketts Sanctuary, Farmers markets, restaurants, magnificent gardens like Cloud Hill and the National Rhododendron Gardens and much more. Lysterfield Lake - state park that has extensive mountain bike paths, canoeing and walking paths Recommended Tourist links ( please ask as links are blocked by Air BnB) Getting Around Met train station in Belgrave serviced by bus which stops in front of our farm. 10 min bus ride to Belgrave. We would be happy to pick you up from Belgrave (by arrangement only). Belgrave and Emerald are the two major shopping locations in the area each are about 10 minutes drive away. Pets: Horses welcome but at an additional charge of $10.00 per day.
    The Neighbourhood Tourist Attractions At Your Door Step : Puffing Billing Railway 5 minutes drive away National Park- five minutes drive away with hours of beautiful walks Charming forested tourist villages like Olinda, Kallista, Sassafras only 15 minutes drive away. The Piggery Cafe at Burnham Beeches- Master Chief Shannon Bennett's restaurant William Ricketts Sanctuary, Farmers markets, restaurants, magnificent gardens like Cloud Hill and the National Rhododendron Gardens and much more. Lysterfield Lake - state park that has extensive mountain bike paths, canoeing and walking paths
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Selby, 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

    Come and take a breath of fresh air! Immerse yourself amongst the tall forest and listen for the whistling of Puffing Billy as it break the silence of tranquility. This is a perfect get away from the city as we are only 1hr drive from Melbourne.
    You will be able to stop and take a breath, away from the busy life.
    We are located in a convenient distance to Emerald Lake Park and Mt Dandenong ranges. We are also about 40min drive to Yarra Valley wineries. You can take a nice drive there without the nuisance of city traffic.
  • Susan is such a kind woman, her place is very calm in a quiet area in the forest, so peaceful. We were enchanted by her house.

    Marie-Astrid2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Nice and clean room. A little difficult to get to being off a beaten track however surroundings were beautiful.

    Tony2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Characterful house and garden which although feels beautifully isolated it’s conveniently close to sightseeing spots & ammenities.

    Irene2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was lovely and clean and Susan is so friendly and accommodating located in the beautiful bush land

    Kandie2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • 👍🏿👍🏿

    Christopher2019-12-18T00:00:00Z
  • Susan's place is beautiful, the room window showcases the trees outside. Very peaceful and quiet. Host was very friendly and sweet. Had a good stay, very clean too.

    Shuennie And Mike2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • It was really a pleasant stay and Susan is very sweet. We made a last minute booking but everything went better than expected. Beautiful view from the bedroom and place was really clean. Totally enjoyed the stay.

    Vijay2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • Susan’s place was clean and homely. Susan made us feel very welcome. We had everything we needed and were offered hot drinks, it was a great stay! Would highly recommend.

    Chantelle2019-11-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cockatoo, 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.
  • Very clean, stylish accommodation

    Graeme2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • 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
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Belgrave, VIC, Australia

    Wake to kangaroos grazing in the paddock, and king parrots on the veranda outside your bedroom window. Just 50 minutes from Melbourne, this 7 acre retreat is bordered by nature reserve and pasture, making a peaceful base for exploring the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley. The apartment features a spacious bedroom with ensuite, kitchenette and cosy living area flanked by verandas facing east and west. It is attached to the main house, but has it's own front and back entrance.
    The house stands at the back of a 7 acre property surrounded by bushland and farms, so it's very quiet here. But you are only 3 minutes by car from the township of Emerald, which boasts, 4 coffee shops, 3 restaurants, a pub, a major supermarket and markets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, with produce and hand made gifts, plants, and yummy things to eat. And of course, the famous puffing billy train, a tourist delight for many overseas guests.
    Most of the houses in this area are situated at the top of their land, so there isn't much noise or interference from neighbours...but we are only 1 hour from the city of Melbourne, via 2 freeways.
  • Tina's property is a wonderful place to relax and rejuvenate. My dog and I stayed for 8 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful bush landscape and wildlife. I spent many hours on the deck working, reflecting and and relaxing. The space she creates for your stay is homely, comfortable and has everything you need. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a quiet place to take in all of natures beauty.

    Leanne2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful location and spacious place. Tina was a wonderful host.

    Graham2020-01-22T00:00:00Z
  • Tina's place is a little heaven lost in the middle of nature. Couple that with traditional Greek hospitality and you have the recipe for a wonderful stay!

    Germain2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • This is our third stay at Puddle Duck Lane. We are pleased to be able to bring our old small dog with us and like the location out behind Emerald - country air yet close to all the Dandenong Ranges have to offer. A chilly night was made comfortable with the effective and quiet air-conditioner. Although the hot water takes a while to come through, once it does the shower pressure is great. We enjoyed our stay and can recommend Tina's place to other guests.

    Elizabeth2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • Tina is a great host and provides a warm and friendly environment. She has an amazing property and it was the perfect place. The bed was super comfy! I will be back.

    Eleni2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely apartment in a beautiful setting. I spent a lot of time on the deck, watching the parakeets and listening to the kookaburras. Even though Tina was not around during the stay, she was very communicative and accomodating - with thoughtful touches such as fresh bread, eggs, and milk for brekky!

    Gaby2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and the place was very comfortable. Tina is such a great host and made us feel very welcome. Thank you Tina.

    Priya2019-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • Puddle Duck Lane was the perfect getaway for us. Secluded, away from suburbia, and such a beautiful, natural setting. We loved seeing the ducks waddle past, the kangaroos, the kookaburras and the Tawny Frogmouth owls. The cottage is attached to the main house but very private. Inside was very clean, with all the amenities we needed. Tina kindly stocked the fridge with eggs, bread, butter, fruit, jam and yoghurt and there was muesli, tea and coffee. A cute kitchen with table and chairs. The lounge was very cosy. The bedroom and bathroom were large, and the bed was super comfy. Emerald Lake and shops/restaurants are very close by. Even though it rained on and off, we loved relaxing in the cottage. Thanks Tina for sharing your gorgeous property, for your suggestions, and for all the extra touches. We had a very enjoyable, relaxing weekend and would highly recommend Puddle Duck Lane. Serenity at its best.

    Neil2019-03-31T00:00:00Z
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    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    Situated 200 meters away from Belgrave's top attraction-puffing billy, and set amid stately trees and terraced Edna Walling gardens at the end of a long, winding driveway, this cottage will provide you with a true getaway. Home to artists, writer(Paul Jennings' previous home), this is one of the most charming and unique property that you will experience. It’s perfect for couples, small families with kid, or solo adventurers. Just switch off and immerse yourself in the beautiful tranquility.
    This unique cottage is part of Belgrave's most distinctive property-Wanawong. The cottage consists of a cosy bedroom and large living/kitchen/meals open-plan area with fireplace. A large terrace with outdoor table, garden bench and a lounger is sun-drenched, perfect for morning and afternoon tea.
    Wannawong is hidden from public view yet is a short stroll from shops, cafes, and a direct train service to Melbourne. Puffing billy station is only 5 mins walk. Our favourite cafe is Earthly Pleasure, yet there are multiple along the Belgrave shopping strip.
  • Beautiful property! Heaven on earth

    Genevieve2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Li's cottage is a beautiful little spot so close to the Dandenong ranges, it's got a private but spacious garden that we had a lovely time relaxing in. Can definitely reccomend this as a cute place to stay when visiting the ranges

    Mitchell2020-01-13T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic place! We were blown away by the private garden and the cottage. Comfortable stay at a great value. Would definitely recommend to others and book again if the occasion comes up.

    XinXin2020-01-11T00:00:00Z
  • A comfortable indoor space with beautiful outdoor eating setting. Exploration of the garden was a Belgrave attraction in itself. We were on foot with a toddler and still made it up the hill from the station - well worth it!

    Jessica2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • The location of Li's cottage is brilliant. Roughly a five minute walk to town. The cottage had everything we needed and was comfortable. The garden is like a forest so the view is amazing.

    Derek2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place beautiful surroundings!! Close to all shops great location.

    Clare2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic value! Li is very accommodating. He helped me reverse my car out of the steep drive way. He really does go out of his way to make you feel as comfortable as possible. He's very positive

    Charlene2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • We were looking for get away in middle of nature and this place was right spot for us. Great hospitality by the owner and was always there to help us with any query.

    Shikha2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
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    1

    Belgrave, VIC, Australia

    This lovely home is a private luxury space with a Solar heated salt water swimming pool, which evokes a sense of refined relaxation. With so much on offer in such a central location, this lifestyle property is set to impress in every way. Magnificent city and bay vista views - day and night. Only 10 mins driving distance to local shops and the Tree adventure - The glen harrow parks. It's Perfect for getaway from city and enjoy your vacation with your family.
    This unique large private home offers the best of all worlds along with magnificent city and bay vista views - day and night. We are close to Puffing Billy a major attraction in the Dandenong Ranges. We also have beautiful gardens nearby. Alfred Nicolas, Rhododendron, Birdsland, Sherbrooke forest, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Cameo Cinema, Sooki lounge & great restaurants to name a few. Our private suite with front and rear garden decks for relaxation.
    -Located moments from transport and schools. -Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park -Belgrave Lake Park
  • An amazing stay. The views are stunning and apartment is beautifully designed. We’ve actually booked to come back to stay again in a few week’s time, so if that isn’t a testimony to how wonderful the place is I don’t know what is!

    Caitlin2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Our hosts Marcelle and Anton, were very helpful and we loved the accommodation and the view.

    Peter2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Very good house, Animals. I don't want to leave there.

    David2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely an amazing place for getaway! Staying at this place is one of the best travel experiences I have ever had! Starting with the excellent communications with host where they answered all my questions. It's a wonderful home with magnificent view and POOL. Everything about the experience was amazing, I never wanted to leave. Thank you for a truly wonderful getaway in Belgrave! Highly Recommended!

    Candice2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • The view out across the city was pretty amazing and you could see lots of kangaroos on the hills. Really unique place close to the city.

    Marty2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
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    0

    Belgrave South, VIC, Australia

    A fully renovated cottage set on an acre of terraced Edna Walling gardens located only 5 minutes walk to the historical Belgrave town centre. It is a perfect destination for a small family or a couple who want to either explore Dandenong ranges or just a weekend getaway. The living space seamlessly merges into the surrounding trees through 5 large windows.
    This garage-converted studio boasts 50 square meters of open plan living with all the modern comfort including a large 55" LED TV, a comfortable 3 seater sofa and a freestanding bathtub. As the cottage is surrounded by trees and no strong sunshine so it is very cool in summer. We do have a powerful radiator heater and one fan heater for cold nights or during winter, although one is plenty enough. We are looking at having a air conditioner installed very soon. Please check with us if this is a concern for you.
    The suite is located 5 mins walking distance to Belgrave Township and Puffing Billy railway and just a short drive from the gorgeous towns of Sassafras, Olinda, and Mt. Dandenong. Earthly pleasure, our favourite local cafe, is also within 5 mins walking distance.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


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    3


    Bedrooms

    0

    Belgrave, VIC, Australia

    My spacious comfortable home is a very short distance from Emerald. Enjoy the quiet, tranquil location. If you wish you can do nothing, but relax soak in the views, drink in hand. Also, quick easy access to local attractions.
    My home is located in Emerald within the Dandenong Ranges and is set amongst three quarters of an acre of gardens. Simply sit on the patio and just breathe in the clean mountain air and enjoy the panoramic views across the Warburton Ranges and the lovely rural views, relaxing over breakfast and soaking in that view. On a warm summer’s day you may want to sit under the canopy of the mature trees in my rear garden with a cool drink, or relax in the evening with a glass of wine on the patio. In the evening there is nothing nicer than good company, a glass of wine and just taking in the surrounds. Perhaps even some of the friendly bird life may pay a visit. . I share my home with two cats, one being a warm and friendly Russian Blue and the other a reclusive Tonkinese boy. Your stay will be in a delightful queen bedded room. A continental breakfast is provided, but you are a short few minutes drive to many of our great cafes and restaurants where you may wish to enjoy the local hospitality over a coffee, lunch or dinner. Things I love: - The short drive to Puffing Billy Station where you can board the train. This historic and memorable journey is loved by young and old. You will be transported to another world as you take in our lush and green countryside and marvel at the tree ferns, the majestic Mountain Ash, and simply enjoying the adventure; - I am a short drive to both local restaurants, hotels and cafes; - the surrounding villages, the Dandenong Ranges National Parks, Rhododendron Gardens, William Rickets Sanctuary and many more wonderful attractions; - Cardinia Dam for a picnic with the opportunity to see the kangaroos; - Emerald Lake Park with its great picnic spots, lake, café, walking tracks and Amphitheatres; - the treasure trove of boutique shopping; - the Yarra Valley and its unique wineries; approximately 30 minutes drive away; - the many wonderful walks in the hills and surrounding National Parks; and - just relaxing in my charming home and its surrounding gardens soaking up those panoramic views of the surrounding Warburton Ranges; I welcome you to visit me as I enjoy hosting guests in my home. I am also happy to make suggestions around what my local area and surrounds has to offer. Looking forward to meeting you soon. Warmest regards, Jennie
  • A amazing place and great host

    John2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our time at Jennie’s. Her home is inviting, clean and comfortable. The queen room has a gorgeous view of the garden and Jennie was very friendly and helpful.

    Adi2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Jennie's guest room upstairs is beautiful and exactly as the photos show. Jennie has thought of many small touches to make your stay comfortable. There is tea and coffee with chocolates and biscuits in the room and a lovely small table by the large window to enjoy the view with a cuppa. A generous continental breakfast in a lovely setting sets you off on your day. You share the upstairs space and generous bathroom with Jennie and you will meet her lovely cat Benson who will just go about their day. Jennie is very friendly and can point you to the local eateries and things to do. If you're lucky, you might catch her feeding the local magpie and kookaburra families.

    Analy2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great place and Jennie is very friendly. There's some great walks in the area for those who love a bit of nature.

    Torben2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Jennie's place had so many features that enabled us to experience the best of the Dandenong Ranges! It was the perfect base for our Puffing Billy visit and the gardens and walks we wanted to explore. Although it was equally as tempting to take in the view and have encounters with the birdlife from the comfort of our beautifully prepared room! Jennie is a thoughtful and attentive host, with little details like welcome cookies and homemade bread for breakfast making our stay extra special.

    Daniel2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Jennie is fantastic we had a wonderful stay.

    Cristal2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Jennie's home is beautiful, we were most warmly welcomed and made to feel comfortable. Our room was stunning and there was so many wonderful personal touches, and location is great for exploring the area. We highly recommend Jennie's.

    Lynne2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • What can I say. Jennies was perfect . Her Home was beautiful, well kept and clean. She had home made bread and banana bread with fruit and yogurt. The wild birds were amazing. The kookaburo was eating out of our hands. Thx Jennie

    Eric2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    Sunrise Cottage is part of the "Mont du Soleil" Estate and is situated in Emerald, in the heart of the beautiful Dandenongs. A truly unique property inspired by the buildings and grounds of Italy and France. You’ll love the unique design and ambience of the property, the stunning views, the peace and tranquility (located on 40-acre estate), centrally located in the beautiful Dandenongs; yet less than an hour by car from Melbourne CBD. (For Commercial photography contact montdusoleil website)
    Sunrise Cottage is a self-contained cottage with a private terrace, sitting high on a hill providing breathtaking views of the Yarra Valley & Warburton Ranges, plus panoramic views of the estate. Given the current situation you can be assured we give appropriate attention to the cleaning of the Cottage. As the Cottage is located on a 40 acre property there is plenty of space to go exploring completely on your own. The property also features a fern-lined creek and outstanding remnant bush-land, including bountiful bird-life and beautiful Mountain Ash trees. Visitors always comment on the amazing ambience of the property, unique architecture combined with outstanding scenery and views. As well as the abundant bird life (parrot's, corella's etc); there are domesticated animals on the property, (horses, alpacas, sheep, geese and cattle).
    Sunrise Cottage at Mont du Soleil 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). Sunrise Cottage is located in the heart of the area known as the Dandenongs, renowned for it's 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 40 metres from your cottage (adjoins estate boundary). Details of walks are provided in your cottage. Dandenong Ranges National Park is only 15 mins away by car.
  • The decor is lovely, and the location is stunning. I really enjoyed the nearby hikes. This place is the perfect getaway!

    Chloe2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • If you are looking for a getaway with spectacular views and reminiscent of a remote Villa in Tuscany or France - then look no further! This is an outstanding property with beautiful decor and surroundings to match. The large venue immediately adjacent offers more scope to explore this lovely getaway in the Dandenong Ranges. Thank you Liz :))

    Isolina2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful location and stunning grounds

    Pia2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Unique style and decor - A real throwback! Amazing estate and views at the foot of the Dandenongs!

    Tom2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed here for our wedding night and the place was absolutely gorgeous. What a view to wake up to!

    Talin2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Mont du Soleil provided my friend and I with the perfect little getaway to recharge amongst the beauty of the Dandenong ranges. Liz's estate is beautiful, and we felt like we were transported to the French countryside. The cottage itself is cosy and romantic, with little touches that will make your stay even more special. We spent the whole day exploring the estate and relaxing amongst the beautiful surroundings. Highly recommended for your next weekend getaway!

    Cagla2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • This place is the greatest! Can’t wait to get back

    Tom2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage and surrounding area is so incredibly beautiful! Reminiscent of the South of France and so green! Everything inside the cottage was clean and we had no problems during our stay. Highly recommend!

    Ruby2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

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    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    **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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    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    A 3 bedroom cottage in the heart of the Dandenongs, surrounded by tree ferns and tall gum trees. Home to a Border Collie puppy and various other animals including visiting possums, birds and reptiles. Suitable for couples, families and females. The iconic Puffing Billy can be heard winding through the forrest nearby. Close to Belgrave and many eateries and coffee shops.
    Very friendly neighbourhood, beautiful walks among tree ferns, creeks and wildlife reserve. Sounds of Puffing Billy can be heard in the background.
  • Great place close to local amenities. Would recommend to other travelers.

    Carly2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Elizabeth’s place offers a very peaceful and relaxed stay. Our young daughter loved watching the birds on the balcony, the chickens out the window and saying hello to Stanley, a very friendly dog. Elizabeth is a very warm and kind host who is great to chat with, but also respects your privacy. The bedroom was comfortable and the bathroom was great, especially the shower. Thanks for our comfortable stay.

    Esther2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Elizabeth is a Lovely host, very accomodating and generous. Great location and views from the outdoor deck. Tucked away little sanctuary nestled in amidst the woods.

    Shuwana2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely relaxing getaway. Beautiful surrounds with trees and ferns as far as the eye can see and basically no noise except for the bird songs. The birds even came up to the deck thanks to Liz's hanging seed feeders. Stanley is adorable and very well behaved. Liz was lovely also also and the breaky, tea and coffee was a nice touch. 5 stars!:)

    Mani2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely location in the forest, teeming with birds and yet close to all the Dandenongs has to offer. Elizabeth is a generous-hearted person and very pleasant company, as is her dog.

    Frances2019-11-23T00:00:00Z
  • The location is just what you want in the Dandenongs. Close enough to Belgrave to be easily accessible, but still tucked well away in the quietest little lane with incredible nature all around. Many places are listed as the Dandenongs when they aren't. This home, however, is in the heart of it. And a real cosy home it is. Liz made us feel totally welcome from the start. As a starting point to explore the Dandenong Ranges, it's unbeatable. Looking forward to the next visit already. Thanks Liz! Dean & Dani.

    Dean2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful country, great location. Fun conversation and very friendly dog!

    Ken2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely loved staying at Elizabeths place. Breakfast on the balcony amongst the tree ferns with king parrots visiting was such a treat! Will definitely be staying here next time I return to the Dandenongs!

    Bridgette2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Selby, VIC, Australia

    Ferny Hill Retreat is a truly magical self-contained holiday apartment in Emerald. It's tucked away in a leafy setting yet only minutes from cafes, shops, Puffing Billy and Emerald Park Lake. This hidden gem in the Dandenong Ranges is the perfect getaway for families, couples, writers, artists and creatives.
    Unwind Watch a movie snuggled up on the living room sofa, or laze in the deep soaking tub before slipping into your cloud-soft bed. Artistically decorated throughout, Ferny Hill Retreat caters for a variety of guests with free WIFI, Netflix, a mini office, a fully equipped kitchen and yummy breakfast provisions. Your private patio sits alongside a lush fernery. Yep, tinkling waterfall and all! Explore Warm yourself by the garden fire pit, or be swept away to an enchanted land - our Fairy Village is as much a hit with grownups as it is with the kids. Wander the garden paths to take in the quirky statuary or, if that sounds like too much work, just grab a seat and feed the birds. If lucky you might spot Eddie, our resident echidna wandering around. There's even a little-known lake just 15-minutes stroll away. Feed the ducks! Experience The artistry and magic of Ferny Hill Retreat are hidden behind a bright green gate in Emerald. Less than an hour from Melbourne and only 5 minutes from Puffing Billy, this whimsical holiday rental can be yours for a weekend, a week or longer...
    Emerald is a stunning little village that is brimming with country charm. The township offers a wide range of cafes, restaurants and shops, as well as hosting a large, outdoor market on the 3rd Sunday every month. Emerald Lake Park is a premier attraction in the Dandenong Ranges that has many family-friendly facilities. BBQs, playgrounds, a pool, paddle boats, forest tracks, fishing, a huge model railway, café and a railway station for Puffing Billy. The famous Puffing Billy passes through Emerald on it’s way from Belgrave to Gembrook and actually has three stations within the village — at Emerald, Nobelius and Lakeside (in the park). There are a number of walking tracks in the area that wind through beautiful temperate rain forests, teeming with native wildlife.
  • Wow! Where do we start... Carmel’s little Hideaway in Emerald just completely exceeded our expectations. Carmel was attentive to our needs without being intrusive. The stay was a home away from home with every intricate detail nurtured and delivered in style and quality. The art decor was just gorgeous and tastefully executed throughout. The grounds were whimsical and beautifully landscaped, incredibly peaceful with an ambience that fit perfectly with the stunning surrounding Emerald backdrop. Our highlight was that Carmel had every little detail covered from beautiful breakfast supplies right down to mozzie spray. The local township is a two minute drive which included beautiful cafes and the best bakery in Australia that you just have to visit to believe. Carmel was a fantastic guide knowing when, how and what. This stay is an easy 10 out of 10 hands down !!! We can’t wait to return.

    Michelle2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Had a lovely stay. Place was tidy and beautiful.

    Damon2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Carmel's place was fantastic! It was spacious and comfortable with plenty of space for two people. We enjoyed the amenities, in particular the shower and bed which were both great! Breakfast was provided and there was plenty of tea and coffee as well. Carmel also stopped by to check-in on us every now and again which was great!

    Maddy2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • Carmel was super welcoming, the place was really cute and well styled. Had all the amenities needed and lots of extras too! Loved it

    Caroline2020-01-22T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful, clean and well equipped. Lovely location close to Emerald township. Lovely friendly hospitable host. No complaints at all.

    Trudi2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • A really perfect place for a near-Melbourne getaway that feels like you're in the bush. Carmel's place is very well set up with a comfortable, modern and newly renovated interior. There are funky design touches throughout with very generous amenities. Carmel was highly responsive and helpful pre and post-booking. The garden is a particular highlight in its design and positioning in the surrounding bushland. Watching the sunset through the huge gum trees at the highest tier of the garden is highly recommended. Highly recommend this stay. Thanks Carmel

    Giosuè2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

    Elm Veil is a stand-alone updated 1920s weatherboard cottage set amongst a ¼ acre private garden. Visitors often describe it as cute, cosy, compact, unique but never large! The perfect get-away, a two night weekend stay will ensure you have the time to fully explore the scenic surrounds including nearby forest walking/bike trails, Puffing Billy Railway, restaurants, wineries and country markets. We welcome you to experience our neck of the woods.
    The street is un-sealed however the driveway is paved brick, there is a single carport and sensor lighting with steps to the front door.
    Cockatoo is nestled into the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges within a 30 minute dreamy drive to the delights of the stunning Yarra Valley including Healesville Sanctuary, Warburton and Mount Donna Buang. Closer to home Elm-Veil is well positioned to explore the villages of Kallista, Sherbrooke, Ferny Creek, Olinda, Sassafras, Mt Dandenong and Kalorama. A short walk from the cottage is a great Cockatoo IGA supermarket that caters for everyone’s needs and there is also a large Woolworths 10 minutes drive away in the pretty township of Emerald. If you are looking for great places to eat or drink there are many! The 'General Food Store' in Emerald is a very popular spot for top notch coffee and tasty breakfast options. 'The Independent' in Gembrook owned by renowned Argentinian chef Mauro Callegari serves food of exceptional consistent standard that will delight and surprise – you will never leave disappointed nor hungry! Also in Gembrook, Forest Edge will amaze with its spectacular views. A short drive away in Beaconsfield the 2 hatted O.MY is celebrated for innovative garden to table degustation but be sure to book to avoid disappointment. Bam Bam Italian in Avonsleigh is managed by the people behind the General Food Store. The pizzas are delicious and the Tiramisu will satisfy any lover of chocolate. On this note you must visit Medita Chocolates in McBride St Cockatoo, chocolate made without dairy, gluten, soy or refined sugar, they're very healthy! Yarra Valley winery to note is Medhurst Winery in Gruyere, a truly special place with great light meals.
  • Lovely place, I would definitely stay again in the future!

    Michelle2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely fantastic, would definitely stay again!

    Marcus2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Such a cute place for a cosy weekend away. We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay! The backyard is so private and beautiful - eating dinner on the deck was a real treat :)

    Frances2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • a lovely unique hideaway

    Judith2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • We spent a weekend at Fiona’s cottage. The place was just what were after, an escape from the city for the weekend. The cottage was homely and relaxing with a beautiful garden at both front and back. It too was spotlessly clean. Fiona was very helpful and easy to reach, responding whenever we had a question. Thankyou Fiona for a wonderful stay! Would definitely be back again.

    Ange2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • This lovely, spacious cottage nestled away in beautiful Cockatoo is fantastic value! The space itself was super clean, comfy bed, nice bathroom, and the gas fireplace is perfect for if it gets chilly overnight. The gorgeous balcony and garden are a massive bonus! Would stay again

    Michael2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • I love this place!!

    Judith2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing location , Sparkling clean , awesome retro furniture. Perfectly getaway !!

    Riley2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cockatoo, VIC, Australia

    Quaint separate two room bungalow under main house with private access, in the perfect location for site seeing! It would suit a couple or small family. The main bedroom has a queen bed, wall mounted flat screen TV and comfortable, easily converted, sofa bed. The living space has a table and chairs, second sofa bed and mini fridge with tea, coffee, milk, fruit and cereal provided. The bathroom adjoins the living area - toiletries and hair dryer provided.
    There are walking trails from the doorstep - take advantage of your hosts local knowledge as you step out to explore the neighbourhood - perhaps a leisurely stroll along the creek to the park and lake or up the valley to the 'Puffing Billy' line and famous wooden bridge.
  • Clean, comfortable space to base yourself while exploring the Dandenongs. My husband, two year old son and I had a lovely stay.

    Lauren2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Great location, amazing host and such a beautiful little can.

    Tameeka2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cosy space, cool, clean and well equipped with lots of towels and other comforts. We were made very welcome by Sharon, loved the place and rebooted for another stay immediately. Thanks

    Lee2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Place is perfect, great for a weekend away

    Andrew2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • You won't regret staying here, very helpful owners and a stress-free environment!

    Brendan2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Clean and accessible space that is close to lots of interesting areas.

    Marty2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • Thank-you so much for a wonderful stay! The bungalow is just beautiful, completely reminded us of a little artist’s studio! Would absolutely stay again!

    Samantha2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • A neat and comfortable place.

    Frankie2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Belgrave, VIC, Australia

    Cottage style house set on 3/4 of an acre in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Just 50 minutes to Melbourne's CBD but you feel like you’re miles away. Only a 7 minute drive to the local town of Belgrave where you can find cafes, supermarkets and shops. Or take a ride on the famous Puffing Billy steam train. (you can hear its whistle from the back yard). A 13 minute drive to the Kallista Organic shop where you can find all the food you need to nourish during your stay. Take a drive to the top of the mountain, passing quaint little towns and lush forest on your way. If you enjoy being out amongst nature, you will find many walks to explore and meet the wildlife along the way. The house is close to the gorgeous Aura Vale Lake, a 20 minute walk or just a 2 minute drive away. This is our family home, and we believe it brings with it the comfort and feel of a cozy, but large cottage. There are three bedrooms (two upstairs and one downstairs) and two bathrooms. A living room with a fireplace and a separate sitting area which is alongside the dining room and kitchen. These all share views of the tree tops giving a tree house feel. It is child friendly and has a trampoline, sandpit and lots of green space to play. There are many toys, books and games to play with. Outside, there is a large picnic table and BBQ to be enjoyed.
    The house is on a street full of long residing residents. A lovely community
  • Wonderful cosy home in a quiet bushy spot. Most certainly recommend!

    Astrid2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Jesse & Amanda’s place must be the kind of place the Airbnb founders had in mind when they started it: feeling immediately at home wherever you travel. We have airbnb-ed around the world and seen some wonderful houses. But not one of them felt as much like a home away from home as this one, while at the same time feeling refreshingly like a holiday. The place is decorated with such care it feels calming and inspiring. The collection of books is fantastic. The kids had the best fun ever - there is a trampoline, sandpit, the next door neighbour’s sheep friendly baaa-ing, etc. The setting is also perfect: in the bush, rosellas and kukaburras provide the perfect nature soundtrack, close to everything in the ranges (only you won’t want to leave the house). Highlights: the way the sun comes in through the many windows in the kitchen, eating and sitting area, the cozy sitting area overlooking the forest at the back of the house, the playroom downstairs, the books (!). If you’re lucky enough to book this place, you are in for a real Airbnb experience. It’s worth every penny and more. People always say ‘we’d love to come back’, but this time we really mean it.

    Antoanela2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic house, relaxing space, wonderful amenities and thoughtful homey touches. Loves it!

    Jess2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • This was a fantastic and thoughtfully stocked home, we had a great weekend getaway here, perfect for kids and getting away from the hustle and bustle. Beautiful spot! Amanda and Jesse were great hosts and very responsive.

    Matt2019-07-21T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful home for a family stay. This home is so comfortable, inviting, warm and cosy we didn’t want to leave. Central heating kept us warm while the clean and clear kitchen made us happy to cook! The beds were super snuggly and comfortable with the softest sheets and pillows. A trampoline and tree swings kept my 6 year old happy and the visiting neighbours pet sheep. The location suited us perfectly to do the things we wanted to do while also having our own quiet space to enjoy each other’s company. A wonderful experience and would definitely stay again!

    Esther2019-07-18T00:00:00Z
  • Jesse and Amanda’s place was exactly as we hoped. It was in a great location, very homely and the fire place was a great touch especially on a cold Melbourne weekend. Jesse and Amanda were easy to communicate with and had the house ready earlier than advertised check-in. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a weekend away with family.

    Megan2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Gorgeous home, very clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay again!

    Gemma2019-07-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great place. Highly recommend. So quiet and near to everything you need.

    Robert2019-06-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Menzies Creek, 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

    Self contained apartment on lower level with own separate ent and drive/carpark. King bed with ensuite, fully equipped kitchen with hot breakfast + sofa bed + fold down couch, meals area, lounge & laundry & w/machine. Beautiful location with lakeview, great for walks/hiking etc. Peaceful and tranquil surroundings, 3 mins to shops, restaurants and cafes. 5 mins to the famous Puffing Billy and mins to Emerald Lake. This accommodation can accommodate up to 4 adults + 1 child +1 infant.
    Overlooking the lake, this is a stunning location to relax, unwind and enjoy the natural surroundings of the bush. The property is on 1 acre of natural landscape adjoining the Golf Course. You can take a walk around the many fairways and admire the beauty of an array of trees, birdlife and wildlife. The lake down below is a tranquil spot to have a picnic lunch and watch the ducks and geese swim by. Walk by the road and hear the water flowing down the creek. Smell the fresh air and observe the skyline that changes constantly from time to time. Magnificent, if your a nature lover and love to explore bush and walking tracks. This is a place to leave the pressures of daily life behind and soak up what nature has to offer. KITCHEN COOK YOUR OWN BREAKFAST Oven and grill, electric cooktop, microwave, large fridge. All appliances supplied i.e. toaster, kettle, sandwich maker, pots and frying pan. All crockery and cutlery and kitchen utensils etc. supplied. All supplies in fridge for a light breakfast or a full hot breakfast cooked by yourself. This will include cereal, juice, fresh fruit, bread, FRESHLY LAID EGGS DAILY, bacon, tomatoes, cheese, butter etc. Lunch and dinner may be cooked using full kitchen facilities. LOUNGE Comfortable lounge suite and occasional chair for relaxing & reading. Sofa bed (double) for additional guests in common area of the house with comfortable latex mattress and quality linen. Hydronic heating in lounge & bedroom. Fireplace with electric flame fire in lounge. Lamps and bookshelf with books, mags etc. TV, Netflix and WiFi available. MEALS AREA Dining table and chairs overlooking lake and greenery. BEDROOM King size bed with luxurious quality linen and electric blanket, lamps, reading light and huge wardrobe for storage. Table and 2 chairs for reading and writing. Coat & hat stand. BATHROOM Full bath for a luxurious soak overlooking the lake and trees. Shower, vanity, toilet and heater. All toiletries supplied including fresh towels, hand towels, washers, bath mats, robes and hair dryer. LAUNDRY Full laundry facilities available including washing machine, dryer, ironing board, iron and clothesline. OUTDOOR Full deck overlooking lake and surroundings with table and chairs. Paving area with table & chairs under tree for that relaxing moment. KIDS CORNER Childs porta cot available on request. Kids can play under stair area including toys and games.
    The neighbourhood is quiet and peaceful. Beautiful environment with rolling hills, mountain views, walking tracks, lakes and picnic spots.
  • Lyn’s place was in a peaceful, secluded area and her personal touches really gave the place a friendly atmosphere. We highly recommend Lyn’s Airbnb!

    Georgia2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • What absolutely beautiful stay. The peaceful surrounds made for a relaxing weekend. So many special touches that just made our trip. The bed was devine, the spacious lounge area, beautiful decking area and gardens, and the breakfast goodies were all amazing. Highly recommend

    Laura2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Really lovely stay. Such a beautiful, peaceful location.

    Zara2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Lyn’s home is absolutely gorgeous with a lovely outlook over the lake. Everything was provided for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Thank you Lyn

    Kim2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful setting and very peaceful. Lovely little touches, like fruit, eggs, juice, milk, bread, bacon on arrival. Would certainly return.

    Susie2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Great little place in the Dandenong Ranges. Would highly recommend this place for your stay.

    Vanesa2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • Loved the downstairs apartment Great location with great walks and close enough to town Really comfortable bed and well equipped kitchen

    Terence2019-11-26T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay at Lyn's. Beautiful views.

    Rebecca2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emerald, VIC, Australia

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