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cherokee retreat- wombat lodge

Cabin, Mount Macedon

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 45 reviews

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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom


Cherokee... a mountain retreat. "Wombat Retreat

A cosy one or two person retreat:


One night stays available midweek only. Monday-Thursday. refer to owner

NOTE: One night stays cost an additional fee of $30 for cleaning.

At an altitude of 880 meters your cabin has spectacular views of Melbourne skyline, Port Phillip Bay, the You Yangs and beyond.

Set on 25 acres, you are welcome to explore the property and the gardens. The property is surrounded by the Macedon State Forest providing seclusion and tranquility.

Wombat, Koala, Echidna, Wallaby and Kangaroo are regular visitors along with parrot, cockatoo, kookaburra and huge variety of finch.

If you are lucky the magnificent Wedge Tail Eagle will soar for you.

Your retreat comprises of:

Own outdoor deck area with outdoor table and chairs. BBQ supplied on request

Bedroom alcove with queen bed, electric blankets, side reading lamps, wardrobe.

Ironing board and iron and hairdryer supplied

Ammenities include soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand wash, hand cream.

All linen and towels provided.

Lounge,dining area has 3 seater couch, wood fire, dining table. TV DVD.

Games and puzzles and DVD library.

Fully self contained kitchen with two burner electric cooktop, fridge, microwave,electric frypan and all utensils.

Ammenities include: coffe, plunger coffee, tea, sugar, salt pepper and biscuits.

Ensuite bathroom has two-person spa, shower, vanity, toilet, heated towel rails.

Wood fired heater, NOTE: wood and kindling supplied for first night only

More wood and kindling may be purchased at the property or bring your own.. Please bring your own fire starters if unfamiliar with starting a log fire.

Other heating/cooling: Reverse cycle air conditioning. Ceiling fan.


Sorry: No pets.

Children mid week only- note BYO cot- contact owner

Minimum two night stay on weekends


Refer to owner if you are looking for a one night stay.

If you feel like spoiling yourself you may consider upgrading to our luxury retreat called 'Eagles Nest' .

Eagles Nest is in the same location but is our corner cabin boasting wider views and bigger living space.

For more information visit Cherokee Mountain Retreat- Eagles Nest.

NOTE: property not recommended for those who need assistance walking


60 minutes from Melbourne CBD via the Calder Freeway.

35 minutes from Tullamarine airport.

Your Cherokee retreat is situated at 880 meters on the side of a mountain right in the heart of the Macedon Ranges, one of the most beautiful parts of Victoria.


Bush Walks through the Macedon Ranges

Visit the local boutique wineries.

Historic Hanging Rock is 10 minutes away

Saturdays, Buy fresh produce at one of the local farmers markets.

Play a round of golf at one of the local courses.

Visit one of the many open gardens on Mt Macedon

Bring your bike and ride the hills.

Photograph the wallabies, echidnas, koalas and wombats that inhabit the area


Read a book, listen to some music or luxuriate in the two-person spa.

Snuggle up under the luxurious doona in your queen size bed.

Sip a fine wine and take in the panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline, Port Phillip Bay and the You Yang's from your private deck.

Wake in the morning to the sound of kookaburras, honeyeaters, crimson rosellas black cockatoos and the tiniest of finches heralding in the dawn.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a well-earned rest or a more active weekend of walks and sightseeing, this is the place for you.


NOTE: Children welcome mid week- refer to owners

One night stay available mid week. Refer to owner.



A deposit of 50 is required to secure the booking.

Payment of the rental deposit constitutes the clients acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions as follows:

Balance of the rental amount must be received in full 14 days prior to occupancy unless alternative agreement is made between the owner and guest.

If full payment is not received within the time allotted above, the owner has the right to cancel the booking and attempt to re let the property.

In such a situation, the guest will be notified by email and phone message.

Providing the property is successfully re-let, the initial guests deposit will be issued as as a voucher to use another time.


If you wish to cancel your booking we require 14 days notice in advance of the date you were due to arrive. The following conditions apply:

All cancellations must be received in writing email or text and must subsequently have been confirmed by us as having been received.

1. You may wish to re schedule your stay for an alternative weekend.


2. If we are able to let the retreat to another guest for the dates you cancelled you will be issued a voucher to use at another time.


Constitutes any time less than 10 x days prior to check in are not refundable.

We will always do our best to find another guest to fill your spot and if we are able to do so in this case we will issue you a voucher less $50 administration fee for you to use another time.


We have a non-refundable policy for bookings made and paid in advance for the following dates and long weekends as listed:

Queens Birthday, Easter, Labor Day, Anzac Day, Australia Day, Melbourne Cup, Christmas and New Year Period: December 20th through to January16th

And All

Special Events Weekends: example: Rolling Stones concert at hanging rock


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking

Air conditioning Books Ceiling fan Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Fireplace Games Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Video library
cherokee retreat- wombat lodge is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 45.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Location Great location, amazing host and beautiful property.the views are amazing.Positive and negative side is the nearest town is 30 mins drive.So if you are heading back to the retreat, carry dinner with you and if you want to start late in a day, please carry some breakfast or be ready to drive 30 mins just for that.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooo relaxing We had a beautiful, relaxing stay. Took the opportunity to take a walk up to the lake, soaked in the spa, feed the birds and put the feet up by the fire. Great long weekend.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and Relaxing We came for just two nights but wished we could have stayed for more. Wombat lodge was just beautiful. With amazing views and luxurious amenities I would not hesitate to recommend this place. It's nice and secluded but only a 15 minute drive in any direction to picturesque Macedon Ranges towns. We'll definitely be back!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice and cosy! We enjoyed our stay at Cherokee Retreat. We stayed mid-week and were upgraded to the Eagle's Nest cabin for free. The cabin was very nice and cosy, and the hosts were friendly. It was our wedding anniversary, and the hosts left a card and chocolates on arrival. The views are gorgeous, and the property is secluded and quiet. Wood heater was all ready to go on arrival.
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic escape Absolutely fantastic stay at this gorgeous little retreat. Suzanne was a great host, making sure everything was OK after we arrived. Such a beautiful lodge that is well thought out, incredibly clean and with stunning stunning views. It's so quiet and the pictures of the views on this website just don't do it justice. Will definitely be back! THanks
Date published: 2017-03-13
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