Donovan’s Cottage offers the opportunity to stay in a stunning original classic 1870 Settlers cottage centrally situated in a quiet location in Milton, ‘where the country meets the sea’.
Located in the very heart of Milton, it offers comfort and tradition for those looking for the perfect escape. Fully renovated by a local builder who believed in attention to detail, there has been no compromise in restoring this beautiful cottage back to its original condition.
Tucked away in a quiet location and extremely well situated, the cottage is just metres to all the village attractions on the high street, including the pub and the supermarket at 132 metres away
A short five minute car ride takes you to the pristine and beautiful beaches of Mollymook, Narrawallee and surrounds, both of which are patrolled by Surf Life Saving during the summer months.
The area offer a myriad of outdoor activities including good surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, whale watching and fishing.
The cottage itself offers a unique mix of traditional and modern convenience, maintaining a quirky character whilst creating a lovely homely feel. The kitchen is fully-equipped, with a gas stove and electric oven, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, all utensils and basic pantry staples. A SMEG coffee maker finishes off these touches with fresh ground coffee provided, along with tea, sugar and milk.
High ceilings and an open-plan layout create a light lounge area with a log burner for cosy winter evenings, including ceiling fans and air-conditioning. There is a new smart Netflix-enabled TV, and Wi-Fi.
The two bedrooms are beautifully appointed, creating a comfortable night’s sleep with a vision of yester-year. All care has been taken to select top quality towels, beach towels, duvets, anti-allergy pillows and Sheridan sheets. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the second bedroom has two singles, both have ceiling fans and air-conditioning.
Cruelty-free toiletries in the form of Body Shop products are provided complimentary to make your stay a luxury one.
Donovan’s Cottage has is fully fenced both front and back, holding in a typical country-cottage style garden. The front veranda provides the perfect setting for ‘sun-downers’, facing west with a view to Pigeon House Mountain. For a cooler retreat during the summertime, the back veranda and garden offer privacy and dining opportunities, the sun room also giving a light and airy option. Off-street parking at the cottage is provided for two cars, parking so near to the village centre being at a premium.
Donovan’s Cottage is within walking distance to several foodie paradises, including the award-winning St Isadore’s. Other restaurants just minutes away by foot include Mrs Topps and The Harvest Bar, as well as café’s, premium coffee and pizza. A short car ride away offers Rick Stein’s at Bannister’s Restaurant and Tallwood Eatery both at Mollymook, and Cupitt’s Winery offering wine tastings, a restaurant, brewery, live music and more recently a fromagerie.
Along the high street is the Milton Theatre, a converted cinema currently used as a music venue attracting events from all around the country. Local markets are held at the Showground on the first Saturday of the month and Milton has some fine boutique clothes shopping.