The SpaceRUSTIC REFUGE GUESTHOUSE - A Dandenong Ranges Bed & Breakfast - 5 country bedrooms (no children please unless booking is for 10 people, i.e. all bedrooms/entire guesthouse).
The guesthouse is in close car proximity to Mount Dandenong, Olinda, and Sassafras.....a very touristy area!
Minutes from Sky High Restaurant/Mt Dandenong and Kalorama Lookouts. Also closeby are (William) Ricketts Sanctuary, Rhododendron Gardens, and Olinda Falls.
The guesthouse is a homestead in country setting. The guesthouse is a good example of early Australian outback living with period features such as high ceilings, wall panelling, ornate cornices, fretwork, large rooms, and views across the valley. Lovely Manna Gums surround the property.
Bedroom 3 has a king size four poster bed and its own en-suite with large shower, basin and toilet. Bedrooms 1, 2, 4 & 5 have queen sized beds. These bedrooms have access to a large common bathroom with shower, bath tub and basin. All 5 bedrooms are lockable and have their own key. All bedding provided (sheets, quilts, pillows, blankets).
Main common bathroom and toilet have lockable doors.
There is a lovely 6 person common outdoor spa (bring swim suit).
Being a Guesthouse, there may be OTHER GUESTS staying (a maximum of 10 adult guests at any given time/5 bedrooms). There are 2 common living rooms with a TV in each. Most of the time the Guesthouse is not fully booked. Guests are welcome to use the common kitchen (no need to bring cookware/plates/cutlery etc...).
BREAKFAST:Includes orange juice, tea, coffee, milk (full cream/skim/soy), a range of cereals, toast (white/wholemeal/multi-grain/raisin), bacon & eggs, baked beans, beef sausages, and preserved fruit. Please cook your own. Simple to use electric 'egg poacher' provided, for perfectly poached eggs .
REFRESHMENTS: A range of teas/coffees/hot chocolates, fruit, biscuits (sweet & savoury) are available at any time. Help yourselves!
Come and relax on the verandah and watch the beautiful birdlife!
Address: 5 Myra Court, Kalorama, Victoria, Australia. 3766 (rural setting)
Wedding Special: wedding accommodation & wedding cars (including sretched 14 seater Lincoln Towncar and stretched Cadillac Fleetwood, 1959 Cadillac DeVille, 1965 Mercury Parklane, and a luxury Ford Fairlane Ghia sedan) available from "Mt Dandenong Limousines" - search for website for further information. Discounts apply to guests.
Guest AccessBus route 688 - Croydon - Upper Ferntree Gully via Olinda and Tremont (only 15 minute walk to bus stop on Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road).
The owner also runs a limousines service! Discounts apply to guests. Interaction with GuestsHost will be mostly onsite but generally not in main guesthouse and has separate living quarters downstairs and will leave you at peace.
The NeighborhoodLarge trees, Silvan Dam, Birdlife, Dirt Roads Getting AroundBus route 688 - Croydon - Upper Ferntree Gully via Olinda and Tremont (only 15 minute walk to bus stop on Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road).