Hollybush cottage offers Families a welcoming escape in a popular country environment full of native wildlife where pets are welcome. The cottage is only 5 mins drive from Woodend Village. The cottage is a safe and fun place for children where parents can have a relaxing break.
The cost of the cottage is $225 for up to 4 people per night then it is an extra $50 per adult or $30 per child under 12 years per night.
The cottage has 2 double bedrooms and 1 children's bunk room that sleeps 4. A colourful KIDS ONLY playroom adjoins the children's room upstairs. All the necessary kitchen utensils for 8 guests as well as linen and tea and coffee making facilities are provided.
Several living areas and a wood fire make the cottage ideal for large groups with a separate bathroom and toilet. A plasma TV and WII console, board and WII games are great to keep the little and big kids amused. The docking station allows you to play your favourite music with your ipod / ipad or iphone.
A generous fenced in area with a large verandah, sand pit, climbing frame & basketball net as well as BBQ facilities are at the rear of the cottage. The Cottage and Homestead are fenced off within approx 1 acre to contain all but the most determined of pets.
All Guests (and pets) are welcome to roam around the entire fenced in area and Guests are also welcome to explore the entire property even when the other house is occupied. We ask you to please make yourselves at home.
We are proud to say that Hollybush Cottage has been judged a finalist in the Excellence in Accommodation Category of the Macedon Ranges Business Excellence Awards 2007.
Winery Tours & Golf Weekends
Winery Tours can be arranged with the Victorian Winery Tours. The tour is a full day of visiting the wineries of the Macedon Ranges with lunch in one of the wineries. The tour guide picks you up and drops you off at Hollybush Cottage at a cost of $125 per person.
The Woodend golf course is only a short distance away as well as the picturesque golf course of Mount Macedon. Inclusive of many of the wonderful courses in the region is the beautiful Trentham golf course, it offers guests staying at Hollybush Cottage any day of the week a huge reduction in green fees, 18 holes for $12 and 9 holes for $10.
Horse owners are welcome to bring their horse and put it on adjistment next door for $10 a night while staying in hollybush Cottage, just bring your own hard feed.
The owner Jennifer is an EFA judge and riding instructor and is happy to give lessons at $45 an hour in her dressage arena. Beginners are welcome with their own horse however 7 years is a minimum age for children.
If having riding lessons is not your thing then riding through the rain forrest up on Mount Macedon might be an attractive alternative.