Bloomsbury Cottage, situated in the heart of Bairnsdale CBD is an old miners cottage dating back to 1880 that has been updated whilst retaining its charm.
There are two bedrooms - one queen and one twin (air-conditioned), each furnished according to the period with comfortable and elegant soft furnishings and each sleeps 2 persons.
The air-conditioned lounge-room has a Television and DVD player.
There is a shower room with vanity as well as a separate toilet/powder-room.
The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, microwave/convection oven and hot plate. All crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils provided.
At the rear of the cottage is a fully-fenced courtyard with outdoor furniture and a barbeque.
Through the rear courtyard gateway are two car parking spaces on the property.
The property has video-surveillance front and rear to ensure privacy and security.
Being so close to the CBD, Bloomsbury Cottage is the ideal place to stay for business or for pleasure.
Cells Cafe, Main Hotel, K-Mart are only metres away while the Bairnsdale railway station is only a five minute walk.
With all the amenities of a large regional town at your doorstep, Bloomsbury Cottage is ideally situated as a holiday destination, attending to business, or for just a short stay on the way to another destination.
Bloomsbury Cottage is a Non- Smoking Property.
Very young children and Pets, unfortunately cannot be accommodated.
Please note that the rate shown is for room per night. If you wish to book both the twin and queen rooms then a better rate is provided. ( see exceptions) For bookings 14days to 3 months special discount rates apply- (see special rates)
Only a twelve-minute drive away is Paynesville, on the Gippsland Lakes and if you would prefer to be just a little further from the main highway, this is an ideal spot to rest after a days work, or for a short break. Visit "Highview' Bed and Breakfast on the Beautiful Gippsland Lakes on Stayz. Here you will find a self-contained ground-floor apartment that is beautifully appointed in an acre of garden with access to the lakes and the Sunset Cove walking track.
Gateway to Gippsland Lakes, Snow Country and Wilderness
Travelling East, Bairnsdale is the last major town before the NSW border. It is situated on the Mitchell River which flows into the magnificent Gippsland Lakes where fishing, sailing, water-skiing and all other forms of aquatic adventures can be pursued.
The famous Ninety Mile beach can be accessed from the lakes where soft, sandy beaches, surf -fishing and surfing can be experienced.
This area is renowned for its fresh produce, vineyards and gourmet foods, especially seafood. At nearby Lindenow are the market gardens that provide fresh vegetables to our leading supermarkets and restaurants while in Bairnsdale and Johnsonville orchards growing, peaches, nectarines and many varieties of apples can be found.
(Farm- gate sales are available.) If you happen to visit on the first Saturday of any month the Bairnsdale Farmers' Market is the place to be to sample some excellent local gourmet produce.
Bairnsdale has an outstanding 18 hole Golf Club which is located on the Paynesville Road. Goose Gully is a nine- hole short course golf club located on Balfours Road, Bairnsdale.
If you would rather bowl, there are a number of bowling clubs which will certainly make you welcome.
There is also the Bairnsdale Recreational Centre where you can find an excellent gym and various training session as well as an indoor swimming pool.
Table-tennis and Squash are located in Lucknow a few minutes on the East side of Bairnsdale, just over the Mitchell River.
Bairnsdale's Sun Cinema has regular screening sessions of the latest movies and hosts regular Film Festivals.
Only an hour and a half away are Omeo, Dinner Plains and the snowfields of Mount Hotham. This picturesque region is worth visiting whether it is Winter or Summer.
Bairnsdale has a Regional Hospital, a well-stocked Public Library with its ancillary services, and Federation Training Facility.
Bairnsdale Railway station is the starting point of the famous Rail Trail for hikers and cyclists who wish to wend their way to Orbost.
With a population of 12,000, Bairnsdale has the best life can offer - a beautiful rural setting, opportunities for employment and education, activities and pastimes, wildlife in abundance, and proximity to ocean and mountains. Perfect!
Bairnsdale - the Commercial Centre of East Gippsland
From Bairnsdale many roads lead to surrounding townships each with their own character.
Paynesville is just 12 minutes away. Take the Paynesville Road to the magical Gippsland Lakes where you can enjoy every variety of water recreation amid lush bush settings. Sit and have a coffee in the township watching the yachts and pleasure boats sail through the McClellan Straits. A Ferry will take you across to Raymond Island to seek Koalas in their natural habitat. Walking tracks can be found on Newlands Arm, Sunset Cove, and Eagle Point including the historic Silt Jetties.
Bruthen on the Great Alpine Road is again only a twelve minute drive from Bairnsdale. This quaint village is home to the Bullant Brewery, a range of old world shops and cafes, There are established Walking Trails just north of the township, a pamphlet available from the Information centre.
Lindenow On the Dargo Road is another village which is surrounded by picturesque rural views. It is home of the market gardens where supermarkets source their vegetables. Have a coffee on the way to Den of Narun in the Mitchell National Park.
Lakes Entrance on the Princes Highway is home to a trawler fleet bringing in fresh seafood and prawns. Once you cross the bridge over the lakes you will be greeted by talcum soft sandy beaches and rolling surf waves of the Ninety Mile beach. If you like surfing - this is the place.
Buchan - Take the Bruthen Road and continue towards NowaNowa until you reach the Buchan turnoff. Along this road are the most amazing Buchan Caves - well worth the visit, Parks Victoria organise tours of these caves daily.
Metung- Turn off the Princes Highway on the way to Lakes Entrance. Here you will discover another village devoted to the seaside holiday-maker. Have lunch at the Metung Pub right on the waterfront and observe the continual water activity.
Kings Cove Golf Club, for the golfing enthusiast is founfd in Metung
All of these surrounding townships/villages have their own special feel and ambience, each is worth a visit.