Cherokee... a mountain retreat. "Wombat Retreat
A cosy one or two person retreat:
Situated high on the side of Mt Hope and surrounded by the beautiful Macedon Ranges.
At an altitude of 880 meters your retreat has spectacular views of Melbourne, Port Phillip Bay, the You Yangs and beyond.
On a clear day you can see the ships on Port Philip Bay!
Set on 25 acres, the property backs on to State Forest making it a perfect place for wildlife. 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:
Private 0pen deck with outdoor table and chairs. ( BBQ supplied on request)
Open plan bed, lounge,dining with fully self contained kitchen
Queen size bed, Electric blankets, Luxurious doona/blankets/linen/towels.
Two-person spa. Separate shower, 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. )
Reverse cycle air conditioning. Ceiling fan.
DVD player/Television/ Ipod dock. ( selection of DVD's supplied)
Your self-contained fully equipped galley style kitchen has electric fry pan, pots pans, fridge, microwave and 2 x burner electric cook top
BBQ supplied on request. COST. $12.00
Supplied free of charge are the following:
Instant Coffee,Tea, Hot chocolate, Salt, and Pepper and Sugar.( MIlk on request)
Shampoo, Conditioner Bath foam and hand soap in your bathroom
STRICTLY NO SMOKING IN CABINS.
Sorry: No pets.
Children mid week only- note BYO cot
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
LOCATION AND WHAT TO DO.
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.
WHAT TO DO WHILST YOU ARE HERE
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
OR JUST CHILL:
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.
FOR COUPLES ONLY. SORRY NO CHILDREN. NO PETS.
NOTE: Children welcome mid week- refer to owners
One night stay available mid week. Refer to owner.
BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICY
CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN RETREAT- Booking Policy
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 10-14 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 refunded less $50 administration fee.
CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN RETREAT- Cancellation Policy
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.
A refund will apply less $30.00 administration costs.
LAST MINUTE CANCELLATIONS
(Constitutes any time less than 8 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.
NOTE IMPORTANT EXCEPTIONS
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)
Special Events Weekends: example:( Rolling Stones concert at hanging rock)