The Vineyard Lodge is luxurious and spacious, consisting of four king bedrooms, each with their own bathroom suite, private entrance and terrace.
As you travel down the long, promising drive to the property, you find the Vineyard Lodge entrance flanked by four grand pencil pines and illuminated water feature.
A majestic double door opens up to an entrance wall of huge canvas pictures of the Tussie Mussie roses. It's a breathtaking welcome to your Vineyard Lodge.
The next room you enter, is the lounge of the lodge with high ceilings and a stunning view of the terrace and valley beyond.
The Vineyard Lodge lounge is furnished with provencal style, unbleached linen soft furnishings (2 lounge suites 2 armchairs and large sit on ottoman).
In the centre is a large coffee table made locally from old wood reclaimed from the Peninsula pier.
This large, light space makes a comfortable and convivial space for you and your guests to relax and enjoy.
It has a reverse cycle air conditioning unit, a large enclosed wood fire, high quality Geneva music system , and an impressive French farmhouse dining table that comfortably seats 8 in elegant rattan dining chairs.
The perfect place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast whilst looking down the vineyard through plantation shutters.
The floor to ceiling wood wall is a feature of the room and compliments this traditional, quality mud brick construction. It emanates the faint smell of redgum. There is a natural aromatherapy everywhere in the quiet air of Tussie Mussie.
A fantastic separate media and movie room with a large Pioneer LCD TV and DVD, Bose surround sound system, "block out" floor to ceiling silk curtains and several comfy "gold class" recliners to complete your cinema experience. Enjoy a "Big Night In" without going out!
The Vineyard Lodge has 4 stunning suites, all with their own lounging area,
One of the suites The Hilligdon Suite has a separate lounge room, complete with "sink in" comfy linen lounge suite and ottoman.
There's even a bar fridge to keep the bubbles cold!
The unique items collected by the owners from antique sheds on the Mornington Peninsula form a stylish and intriguing environment.
Combined with the texture of the mud brick walls and wood fires there is a warmth and welcoming reassurance about Tussie Mussie that guarantees instant relaxation.
All the beds are dressed in luxury Sheridan 1000 thread count cotton sheets and soft towels.
Enjoy a beautiful double storm shower or bath using the organic Australian toiletries supplied - step onto the heated bathroom floor and relax to the music on your in room iPod dock.
Three of the suites have baths including The Hillingdon Suite that has a huge corner spa bath.
The large king beds and luxury mattresses offer you a wonderful night sleep.
All the suites have their own terraces and separate entrances making The Vineyard Lodge both convivial for a large group of friends and family, yet enabling each guest to enjoy the privacy of their own suite.
The stunning teatree archways covered in roses; the secret pathways flanked with ferns and agapanthus, and the little hidden bird boxes amongst the camellia bushes make Tussie Mussie truly an enchanted garden.
The Vineyard Lodge offers a fully equipped kitchen with quality appliances (Fisher & Paykel and Blanco) and baking/ cooking utensils that will delight the most committed cooks.
Take the Maggie Beer cookbook off the shelf and it may be the inspiration for your vineyard feast on The Long Table, or your picnic down at the dam.
There is a separate laundry for guests' use, with washer, dryer, ironing board and iron.
There is also a powder room off The Vineyard Lodge entrance hallway.
VINEYARD LODGE TERRACE
The Vineyard Lodge Terrace overlooks the breathtaking landscape, offering a great place to socialise or simply relax in comfort. Fully furnished with two large 2-seater as well as a 3-seater cushioned lounges, multiple coffee tables and 2 ample shade umbrellas you will love spending time here. Also features a generous sized BBQ.
Minimum stay is 3 nights for Christmas, New Year, Easter and all Public Holidays, Labour Day, Queens Birthday, etc.
Peak rates apply for Public Holidays that fall within May to September
Queen's Birthday Special (7th to the 10th of June 2013) book two nights get the third night free.
***Please note that this offer only applies for the weekend of the 7th to the 10th of June 2013.
For your added security, this property Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat's Vineyard Lodge is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts.
NOTE : Low Season rates is not apply for public holidays Christmas / New Years, and Easter Week. and there is a higher minimum stay.
Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat can be found at 206 Bittern - Dromana Road, Merricks North, on the Mornington Peninsula:
-one hour away from the Melbourne CBD
-less than 90 minutes from Melbourne International Airport
It is easily reached along either the Eastern Freeway or the scenic coastal road hugging Port Phillip Bay
By separate arrangement we can arrange your transfer from the Melbourne CBD or from the Melbourne International Airport