Somewhere Special 2 Stay - In the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Somewhere Special 2 Stay is a unique one-stop B&B accommodation website offering you over 13 different self contained cottages or private suites for a relaxing getaway in the Dandenong Ranges. The four properties featured on the site are run by experienced, knowledgeable owner-operators and have been hand-picked to ensure quality accommodation and personalised service. All properties are located within a 5 klm radius of each other and are shown on the map below.
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Candlelight Cottages ~ Somewhere Special 2 Stay

Less than an hour from Melbourne, these four classic Mountain Cottages are steeped in history with fresh modern interiors and all the lifestyle luxuries you have come to expect. All our cottages provide you with generous full breakfast provisions; plentiful supplies of teas and fresh coffee, biscuits; Australian garden and forest settings; chocolates by your bed; quality Australian toiletries; slippers; luxurious robes; cosy jackets for cool days; books, magazines & Cds; TV/DVD (and DVDs to watch). Of course there are spa baths, wood burning fires, full kitchens, heating and cooling and the essential coffee machines. There are outdoor areas for enjoying the fresh mountain air and BBQ in 3 cottages. Complimentary WiFi in Twilight, Candlelight & Cottage in the Forest.

Website www.candlelightcottages.com.au
Bookings Open online booking >>
Email stay@candlelightcottages.com.au
Address 7-9 Monash Avenue, Olinda Village, Victoria, 3788 [map]
Phone 03 9751 2464
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Twilight Cottage

This very special cottage is a romantic cottage just for two special people. Twilight Cottage is located 500 mtrs from Olinda & Mt Dandenong villages, but away from the traffic and noise of the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road in Monash Avenue, Olinda.
Tariff: $260 per couple per night Monday – Thursday; 2 night minimum weekends $630 per couple. Single Sunday or Friday nights $315. No single Saturday bookings thank you.

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed NA
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Candlelight Cottage

Candlelight Cottage, the original cottage in a 10 acre block in Olinda, is found just 500 mtrs from Olinda or Mt Dandenong Villages, hidden away in a treeferned garden at the rear of the property and away from the main road, but close enough to stroll up for a coffee or meal or to enjoy browsing the boutique shops.
Tariff: $260 per couple per night Monday – Thursday; 2 night minimum weekends $630 per couple. Single Sunday or Friday nights $315. No single Saturday bookings thank you.

Features

Number Beds 3
Bed Size Q/K/S
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed Y
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only N
Children Allowed Y
Pets Allowed Y
WiFi Y

A Cottage in the Forest

Separate from all our cottages and hidden away on 1 acre of forested garden, Cottage in the Forest offers you a place to read, to dream, to indulge and enjoy your own time, but just 1.4 kms from Sassafras or Olinda Villages.
Tariff: $260 per couple per night Monday – Thursday; 2 night minimum weekends $630 per couple. Single Sunday or Friday nights $315. No single Saturday bookings thank you.

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size K
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed NA
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Clare Cottage

Clare Cottage is perfect for up to 4 people with its two bedrooms upstairs in the treetops. Downstairs the lounge/dining/kitchen offer comfortable space to share with friends, family or just to indulge yourself in a private getaway. Just 1km from Sassafras, 2kms from Olinda Village.
Tariff: $245 per couple per night Monday – Thursday; 2 night minimum weekends $598 per couple. Single Sunday or Friday nights $299. No single Saturday bookings thank you.

Features

Number Beds 2
Bed Size Q/Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed Y
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower N
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner N
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only N
Children Allowed Y
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Beechmont Garden Retreat

A stylish and wonderful house just out of Olinda offering 4 bedrooms, 3 ensuite bathrooms, 2 living areas, fire places, airconditioning, fabulous kitchen. All set in 10 acres of glorious gardens which are often open for garden tours. Beechmont is perfect just for two or up to 8 family or friends, small weddings and celebrations of all sorts. There is an undercover outdoor area & BBQ - such an amazing property for a luxurious getaway in the Dandenong Ranges

Features

Number Beds 4
Bed Size 2 x king
Number Baths 3
Fold Out Bed
LCD TV/DVD/CD y
Spa
Hot Tub
Bath y
Walk in Shower yx3
Wood Fire y
Gaslog Fire
Central Heating y
Air Conditioner y
Kitchen full
Kitchenette
Disabled Access
Adults Only
Children Allowed
Pets Allowed no thank y
WiFi

Yanakie Cottage at Glen Harrow Gardens, Belgrave

A beautiful and historic cottage set in the rambling gardens of Glen Harrow at Belgrave. Puffing Billy Steam train is nearby, Australian Trees Adventure are on the Glen Harrow property. This is a gorgeous hideaway for one couple or two. Full breakfast is included in the tariff. Children and Pets are welcome by arrangement too.

Features

Number Beds 2
Bed Size double
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed
LCD TV/DVD/CD y
Spa 1
Hot Tub
Bath
Walk in Shower no
Wood Fire
Gaslog Fire y
Central Heating y
Air Conditioner y
Kitchen y
Kitchenette
Disabled Access
Adults Only
Children Allowed y
Pets Allowed y
WiFi

Blacksmiths Cottage at Glen Harrow Gardens, Belgrave

This beautiful little Miners Cottage is in the historic gardens of Glen Harrow in Belgrave, right near Puffing Billy steam train and Australian Trees Adventure. Blacksmiths is a perfect retreat just for two, the bathroom has a spa with a shower over, gas log fire creates warmth and ambience, the kitchen leads out to a little peaceful veranda where you can sit and enjoy the birdsong while having a coffee from your coffee maker. Full breakfast is included in the tariff. Pets are welcome in this cottage by arrangement.

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size double
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed
LCD TV/DVD/CD y
Spa y
Hot Tub
Bath
Walk in Shower
Wood Fire
Gaslog Fire y
Central Heating y
Air Conditioner
Kitchen y
Kitchenette
Disabled Access
Adults Only
Children Allowed
Pets Allowed y
WiFi


Clarendon Cottages ~ Somewhere Special 2 Stay

Clarendon Cottages was established as self contained B&B cottages over 12 years ago by hosts Pam & Ian Hankey. It consists of two self contained cottages and one private suite all located separately on their superb garden property just outside Sassafras Village. If you are looking for quality accommodation in a beautiful garden setting, with friendly, knowledgeable hosts, then look no further. Conveniently located in the heart of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, just 45 minutes drive from the Melbourne CBD, it is the ideal retreat to escape the pressures of modern day living. You will enjoy the privacy and comfort of your own cottage, the seclusion of the two acre property and the abundance of local wildlife all within easy access of the popular local villages where there is a wide selection of excellent shops and restaurants plus internationally renowned wineries and the bonus of fresh mountain air!

Website www.clarendoncottages.com.au
Bookings Open online booking >>
Email enquiries@clarendoncottages.com.au
Address 11 Clarkmont Road, Sassafras, Victoria, 3787 [map]
Phone 03 9755 3288
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The Stables Cottage

The Stables Cottage is full of homely comforts as well as the little luxuries one expects in a quality holiday retreat. Two romantic bedrooms, an impressive bathroom with double corner spa and separate walk in shower, a warm cosy comfortable lounge with gas log fire and huge picture window overlooking the garden as well as a fully equipped bright and airy kitchen. Rate includes provisions for a full English breakfast. Ideal for 1 or 2 couples or a family.
Tariff: Midweek rates for 2 guests - $240 per night; $310 per night for 4 guests; Weekend rates for 2 guests - $570 for 2 night weekend; $710 for 2 night weekend for 4 guests; No single Saturday nights available.

Features

Number Beds 2
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed Y
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath Y
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire N
Gaslog Fire Y
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only N
Children Allowed Y
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Camellia Cottage

Camellia Cottage is full of character and the charm that only a 70 year old cottage can provide. You will delight in the cosy, inviting atmosphere of the cottage as soon as you walk in the door. Open log fire with two very comfy armchairs either side of the hearth gives a warm, relaxing welcome. It has a unique split level layout with the fully equipped kitchen and sunny dining area downstairs on the lower level where you also have the advantage of a private outside deck and garden - ideal for the warmer summer months. Enjoy a stimulating walk in the nearby Sherbrooke Forest, relax in a soothing spa bath and then enjoy a glass of local Yarra Valley red by the open fire - most people’s idea of bliss! Rate include the provisions for a full English breakfast. Ideal for a couple or maybe 3.
Tariff: Midweek rate for 2 guests - $210 per night; Weekend rates for 2 guests - $480 for 2 night weekend; No single Saturday nights available.

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed Y
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath Y
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only N
Children Allowed Y
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Dovecote Cottage

Dovecote Cottage is a small ‘petite suite’ for those who want a more affordable option for their stay in the Dandenongs. Although small, it is private and has a charm and quality all of its own that our guests truly love. The large picture window in the downstairs lounge/dining area brings the beauty of the garden inside and upstairs the double bedroom and large bathroom sits cosily amongst the trees. Included in the suite is a small fridge, microwave & toaster but there is no kitchen. Rate includes the provisions for a continental breakfast. A small quality space suitable for no more than 2 guests and ideal for the single traveller.
Tariff: Midweek rate for 2 guests - $160 per night; Weekend rate for 2 guests - $340 for two night weekend; No single Saturday nights available.

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size D
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed N
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa N
Hot Tub N
Bath Y
Walk in Shower N
Wood Fire N
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen N
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y


Woolrich Retreat ~ Somewhere Special 2 Stay

Near the top of Mount Dandenong, just a few minutes walk (1.5km) to Olinda Village are the beautiful Woolrich Retreat and The Garden Suite, both self-contained. Set in five acres of woods next to Cloudehill, the Retreat has 2 bedrooms with ensuites, and a 4 person Jacuzzi; the Suite has one bedroom with a double spa. Both properties have king beds which can be split into singles, open fires, aircon/heating, LCD/DVD and Foxtel (Suite only), generous breakfast provisions and BBQs on the verandah plus lots of extras. Come in summer and sip wine on the deck gazing at the distant hills, or in winter luxuriate in the warmth and toast marshmallows in front of the fire.

Website www.woolrichretreat.com.au
Bookings Open online booking >>
Email getaway@woolrichretreat.com.au
Address 20 Woolrich Road, Olinda, Victoria, 3788 [map]
Phone 03 9751 0154
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Woolrich Retreat

Woolrich Retreat is a cottage with 2 bedrooms, one has a king size bed which can split into two singles, the other has a queen size bed; each bedroom has an ensuite with cast iron bath; a separate Jacuzzi room with skylight to the stars; the lounge room has an open fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player and books and DVDs are supplied. Art Deco features and fine furniture make it stylish and it has a AAA Tourism four and a half star rating. There is also a full kitchen with Miele appliances and french windows leading to a deck where there is a BBQ and table and chairs for Alfresco dining. The cottage looks over a garden which leads your eyes to the distant dell which is fringed by one of the biggest weeping beeches in Victoria. Views of the distant ranges make this a beautiful place to sit.
Tariff:Monday to Thursday $280 per night; an additional $50 per night is charged for an extra couple Friday to Sunday $340 per night; there is a two night minimum at the weekend. An additional $50 per night is charged for an extra couple.

Features

Number Beds 2
Bed Size Q/K
Number Baths 2
Fold Out Bed Y
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa N
Hot Tub Y
Bath Y
Walk in Shower N
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only N
Children Allowed Y
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

The Garden Suite

The Garden Suite at Woolrich has three rooms, a bedroom, bathroom with spa/shower, and a lounge room with open fire, flat screen TV with Foxtel, DVD Player and DVDs and CDs are provided The decor is French Provence. A balcony overlooks the woods and has a BBQ with table and chairs. Again the Miele appliances in the kitchen and the beautiful furnishings make this a memorable place to stay. It has a reverse cycle aircon/heating system. Generous breakfast provisions, a bottle of bubbly, fruit and chocolates as well as other goodies are provided. The Garden Suite is located in woodlands and is next to Cloudehill Gardens to which there is free access.
Tariff: $225 per night Monday to Thursday and $270 per night Friday to Sunday. There is a two night minimum at the weekend.

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size K
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed Y
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath Y
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating Y
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen N
Kitchenette Y
Disabled Access N
Adults Only N
Children Allowed Y
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y


Arcadia Cottages ~ Somewhere Special 2 Stay

Arcadia Cottages are at Olinda on top of Mt Dandenong and an hour's drive from Melbourne. Arcadia is off the busy tourist road but only 450 metres to the villages of Olinda and Mt Dandenong with over 10 restaurants to choose from. The approach to Arcadia is through green temperate rainforest. The cottages are surrounded by hundred year old oaks, southern beeches and cathedral high mountain ash. In spring rhododendrons flower in their hundreds, blossoms appear, wild ducks paddle on Arcadia's ornamental ponds.

Website www.arcadiacottages.com.au
Bookings Open online booking >>
Email arcadia@arcadiacottages.com.au
Address 188-190 Falls Road, Olinda, Victoria, 3788 [map]
Phone 03 9751 1017
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Fernwood Cottage

Fernwood's magnificent 6 metre high window looks out to a forest of giant tree ferns. A secret loft with sumptuous cushions hides in the cathedral ceiling. Enter the glass conservatory through Victorian French doors to find the hot-tub surrounded by palms. Double shower, wood fire, air-conditioning, full kitchen, DVD and surround sound, outdoor seating in private garden. Undercover parking at the cottage.
Tariff: Mid week per night $300 (Mon to Thurs) Weekend 2 night stay $750 LWE Min 3 night stay

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed NA
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa N
Hot Tub Y
Bath N
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating N
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Treehouse Cottage

Aptly named, the Treehouse is embraced by mature deciduous trees. A dramatic 5 metre window allows leafy garden views and glimpses of the pond. Cathedral ceiling with a secret loft. Open the French doors to the bathroom and enjoy the crackling fire and view from the spa. Conservatory sitting room, air-conditioning, wood fire, kitchenette, deck with outdoor seating. Undercover parking at the cottage.
Tariff: Mid week per night $265(Mon to Thurs) Weekend 2 night stay $640 LWE Min 3 night stay

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed NA
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower N
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating N
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen N
Kitchenette Y
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Olinda Cottage

Nestled amongst giant rhododendrons and camellias, Olinda Cottage evokes a feeling all of it's own. 'Lovely, Intimate and Cosy' are the words we hear again and again from guests who love this little cottage. Snuggle up with a glass of wine next to the log fire to watch a DVD from our library or immerse yourself in the large spa overlooking the tree ferns. Enjoy breakfast in the conservatory.
Tariff: Mid week per night $215(Mon to Thurs) Weekend 2 night stay $600 LWE Min 3 night stay

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed NA
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower N
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating N
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y

Forest Cottage

Forest cottage is hiding amongst the trees at the bottom of the garden. A colourful interior with polished ash floors, separate bedroom with a large window and ensuite. The wisteria covered glass conservatory is best enjoyed while relaxing in the large spa. Full kitchen, wood fire, outdoor seating in your own garden. Undercover parking at the cottage.
Tariff: Mid week per night $230(Mon to Thurs) Weekend 2 night stay $620 LWE Min 3 night stay

Features

Number Beds 1
Bed Size Q
Number Baths 1
Fold Out Bed NA
LCD TV/DVD/CD Y
Spa Y
Hot Tub N
Bath N
Walk in Shower Y
Wood Fire Y
Gaslog Fire N
Central Heating N
Air Conditioner Y
Kitchen Y
Kitchenette N
Disabled Access N
Adults Only Y
Children Allowed N
Pets Allowed N
WiFi Y


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