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Kankama Cottage & Homestead Ballarat

Cottage, Ballarat

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

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Min 1 night stay

13 guests
6 bedrooms
9 beds
4 bathrooms


We have 2 properties on our farm. A 2 bedroom cottage sleeping 4 and a 4 bedroomed house sleeping 8. Bookings will be placed in the most appropriate property and if needed into both properties. They are approx. 100m apart.

Kankama cottage is a self contained detached cottage. Built in a converted barn the cottage is set up for two adults and two children with the option of sleeping a 5th person on the large sofa downstairs. If you have a baby there is a porta-cot, high chair and baby gates available for you to use.

The cottage has two bedrooms - a master bedroom with a queen size double bed and the second bedroom has 2 single beds. A 5th set of bedding is provided for use on the sofa if required. They cottage is beautifully appointed with Split system heating and cooling in the living area and also both bedrooms, there is also a log burner in the living room.

Gas BBQ in private covered patio with outdoor furniture.

The homestead is a 4 bedroomed home with 2 double bedrooms and 2 bedrooms with 2 x single beds in.

Both properties have full kitchens, laundries and covered outdoor areas with BBQ's.

The area abounds with bird and wildlife and we normally have a family pack of Kangaroos in our gardens every night.

Easy bush walks on tracks around the area. Look for koalas, kangaroos and a wide variety of birds.

An excellent playground and BBQ facilities are only minutes away at the Garibaldi Hall

Fido the family pet is welcome by appointment. Accommodation is in their ‘own cottage’ with a fully fenced play area.

There is FREE wifi with your stay and Netflix and Stan available to watch.

Just an hour and a half from Melbourne, twenty minutes from Ballarat and eight minutes from historic Buninyong.

Linen is not included in our tariff. You can bring your own linen at a minimum each bed requires a flat sheet, fitted sheet and a pillow case or alternatively, at a cost of $25/person, we are more than happy to provide it.

How to find us:

Enter Buninyong and at the roundabout follow the Mt. Mercer/Durham Lead road follow the sign for the police station for 6.5 kms.

Turn right into South Durham Bridge Road bus shelter on right hand side, opposite Pioneer Lane

Follow over bridge to 'T' intersection with Hoveys Rd, turn left & follow to FIRST turn on left, Lockyer Road, follow around keeping pine plantation on your right.

KANKAMA is approx. 100m around last corner on your left.

If you have Google Maps you can simply search for Kankama Cottage and get directions to the door. The cottage keys are in a lock box by the door and the access number will be included in your booking confirmation email.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Ceiling fan Child's high chair Children welcome Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Events allowed Fireplace Games Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Long-term renters welcome Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video Games Video library Washing machine Wood stove
Kankama Cottage Ballarat is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 11.
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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Pete responding to Robert Hi Robert. Having just reread your response to our review July 28th. I would like to clarify that we didnt arrive until after 6pm. There is no way we could have made the drive from Adelaide SA by lunch time when we left 9am. There was plenty of time for the cleaning to be done as we arrived well after the check in time.We even had to request alfoil for the oven as we neede tea not long after we arrived and the tray in the oven was full of grease.
Date published: 2016-08-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Could have been much better We stayed for 6 nights and it would have been a wonderful experience if the property had been cleaned before we arrived. It is a beautiful relaxing spot. However we were put off by the greasy trays in the oven, filthy toilets, shower still had previous people's shampoo etc in it and had not been cleaned. The floors needed a good vaccum and the wood burner fireplace would not light until we cleaned it out. The cobwebs around the place didnt bother me but the rest was really disappointing.....i dont go away on holiday to do someone else's housework.
Date published: 2016-07-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A peaceful country property A lovely peaceful cottage. You do need to call the owner as you arrive in the area for those final directions as your google map gets you close but can't help you with the final elusive half a km. Wood burner lovely and warm (take your own newspaper to get it going easily) and a tip for dinner: Crown Hotel Buninyong. Best fish and chips I have tasted and only 10 minutes down the road from the Cottage.
Date published: 2016-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved our stay We stayed in January and loved the place. A little out of the way but stunning views and great for the children. Everything we needed was supplied including enough forks! Hand feeding the Alpacas was a highlight of our visit. Strongly recommend this cottage as the owners went out of their way to make sure our children were happy.
Date published: 2016-03-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Could have been better. This cottage was more than adequate, however some things let it down. It sleeps five people but there was only two forks provided in the kitchen. The air conditioning unit apparently has not been working for some time. Its cleaning leaves a lot to be desired. Heaps of cobwebs, dirty floor etc. a bit disappointing. Could be really good!! Our stay was January 2016 but this site does not provided 2016 on its dropdown yet.
Date published: 2016-01-11
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Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 9 beds and can sleep a maximum 13 people.


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