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Astoria Park Cottage - 500 acres sheep, kangaroos, walabies, birdlife, views.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 107 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Astoria Park Cottage offers exceptional value with the truly unique experience of living on farm,(Please note that we are not "Farm stay" accomodation) stunning views to Mt. William and Red Man Bluff, tranquility, peace and stunning mountain beauty.

Guests have access to 500 acres of magnificent grandeur opposite the Grampians National Park -totally unique to Astoria Park Guests.

Cottage has two bedrooms, fully operational kitchen, laundry and separate bathroom/ toilet.

PRICES

Normal Rates - Couple - $160 per night

Two night minimum stay on weekends.

Additional Persons will be charged at $25 per person per night on normal rate tariff.

Children -$15 per person per night.

Special Tariffs apply for Christmas/ Easter, Long Weekends.

Min stay -two nights off peak /weekends

All linen provided

Check in 2.00 pm.

Check out 11.00 am. (See owner to confirm)

See Stayz Booking Request for more pricing details

WINTER CAMP FIRES

Clear starry nights and the delight of stoking and warming, chatting and sharing around the crackle of your own camp fire. Truly a remarkable experience.

PEACE AND SILENCE

Astoria Park Cottage takes you back in time - a time when life was simple, the pace nice and slow and where an unusual peace pervades as the crowds of city life are left behind.

UNIQUELY AUSTRALIAN

Your accommodation is truly original Australian - early settler style in traditional corrugated iron, welcoming open kitchen/lounge with large wood fire. (Cooler months).

WINTER BEAUTY

A bubbling creek gurgles it's way past your cottage as it pours itself into two beautiful water features on it's way to Mt William Creek.

FISHING HUB

Trout and redfin stocked in Lake Fyans only fifteen/twenty minutes drive -

Excellent swimming facilities on the sandy shores or boating and canoeing are offered by all three lakes in the area - Bellfield, Lake Londsdale and Fyans.

WALK, BIKE, ROAD

Astoria Park is opposite The Grampians National Park -

Try something different - Four wheel drive only, mountain bikes or trail bikes- Take the relatively unknown RedMan Rd track (three minutes from your front gate) through the RedMan Bluff to Halls Gap/Dunkeld Rd -left to Mt William Turntable -right to Lake Bellfield and Halls Gap. Many tracks lead off this road to magnificent isolated rock outcrops.

BIRDS, ROOS, WALLABIES,EMUS

Redbrow finches pick among the grasses, male blue fairy wrens show off their magnificence, kookaburras wake the bush as the red neck wallabies move in for a feed. Kangaroos, and emus abound.

COFFEE AND CAKE

Fresh and inviting at the Pomonal General Store only ten minutes drive where Nadia will welcome you with good old Aussie hospitality as you browse through a traditional fully operational General Store with local produce.

Barney's Bistro in Pomonal offers exceptional value, pub style meals in a shearing shed. Bookings in busy times essential.

WINERIES

Great Western , Bests, Grampians Estate,The Gap, Jillian Wines, Kimbarra, Montara, Westgate, and now a new winery and cider tasting in Pomonal toenship are but a few of the regions wineries all within half an hours drive.

COTTAGE DETAILS

Astoria Cottage has 2 bedrooms:

Main bedroom has a queen bed

Second bedroom has 1 bunk and 1 single bed

House comfortably sleeps max 4 adults,or two adults and three children

Bathroom includes shower over small bath, separate laundry and separate toilet.

Gas BBQ provided.

Open camp fire facilities available(Not during fire restriction season) . Seperate undercover barbeque area is a new addition for guests opposite cottage as well as a new fire pit.

Astoria Park is conveniently located 10 minutes from Pomonal general store and Barney's Bistro, 15 minutes from Lake Fyans, 20 minutes to Halls Gap and 30 minutes to Stawell or Ararat.

Astoria Cottage hosts its own vegetable/herb garden where guests are encouraged to pick seasonal produce during their stay.

Relax under a canopy of stars, absorb the silence, breathe in fresh mountain air, and above all soak in the peace.

More Details

Owner
Deborah Jenkinson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pomonal in Ararat Rural City

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 107 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Astoria Park Cottage - 500 acres sheep, kangaroos, walabies, birdlife, views.
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
North Warrandyte
5

Peaceful Beautiful views stunning.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks kindly Jim and Deb, three of us enjoyed our stay for three days it was very relaxing and peaceful over New Years Eve. Your shearers shed conversion has been done well, very comfortable and clean considering its age. Just perfect distance from Halls Gap, Grampians walks and rock climbing. Jim and Deb have extensive knowledge of the surroundings and happy to accommodate your needs. Be sure to check out the view from your veranda, its stunning. I recommend to get up before sun rise to see Red Mans Bluff and Mt. William in their glory. Jim and Deb are very down to earth and easy to talk to if you need to ask any questions, if we are in the area we would love to stay again. Beautiful part of Victoria highly recommend staying at Astoria Park Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janine for your kind comments. We loved Gabi g you and your family stay over New Year. We wish you all the best , Ki d Regards Deb and Jim
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Peaceful retreat - lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location, great cottage with everything we needed. It was great to be able to wander around the farm's paddocks and very lucky to watch some sheep shearing. Thanks Deb and Jim for being so welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kim and Michelle, We appreciate your kind comments. It was our pleasure to meet you both. We wish you both all the very best. Kind Regards Deb and Jim
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Torquay, Victoria, Australia
5

Relaxing stay in picturesque setting

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage, the pictures don't do it justice. Spotless & very quaint. Great for young children.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heidi, We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay.We valued meeting you. Appreciate the way you left the cottage - made my job so much easier! We trust you will return some day! Kind Regards, Deb and Jim
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
4

Take some time out

  • 4 of 5

Lovely people. Cute little place. Warm, great stars and wildlife. Family of 5 enjoyed very much.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Oliver and Mel, we appreciate your kind comments.
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Queensland, Australia
5

country hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a place with views, away from the crowds and value for money. Astoria park ticked all the boxes. Jim went out of his way to make us feel welcome and he has excellent local knowledge on the surrounds. Accomodation was clean with all the creature comforts including a warming wood heater. The views and the sunrises were spectacular

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Neville, We Value your comments. It was great to meet you and we appreciated your interest and enthusiasm to make your stay in the Grampians a memorable one -hope the weather wasn't too unkind for the next leg of your journey. Hope to see you again one day, In appreciation, Kind Regards, Jim and Deb
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Beautiful property with beautiful hosts

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I stayed at Astoria Park for a week and absolutely adored it. The location and views are breathtaking, so if you're looking for a real Australian country experience, this is it. Deb and Jim were wonderful, they are very generous welcoming people with a great knowledge of the local area. Definitely looking forward to returning one day!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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