*Our Stayz calendar is always kept up to date. Please note, prices displayed on the Stayz calendar are for two guests sharing one bedroom.
Welcome to Pengallie, where Bendigo's fabulous future meets its beautiful heritage past....
Pengallie is gorgeous boutique accommodation, design inspired by Laura Ashley, just minutes from the heart of Central Victoria's thriving city.
Easy parking or a stroll on a tree lined street leads you straight to the centre of Bendigo, where restaurants, galleries, boutiques and bookstores boast leading brands and specialist local foods and wines.
Intimate, stylish and of high quality, Pengallie is a boutique, fully self contained and private two bedroom California Bungalow. Art Deco architectural features and furnishings have been restored throughout the home. Pengallie is located in a quiet residential street in the central heritage district of Bendigo, just blocks from the Fountain.
Pengallie has featured in many local Newspaper and Magazine articles and photo shoots for local fashion outlets, Bridal Magazines and Home Renovations.
High ceilings in every room, the lounge room has a beautiful domed ceiling with crystal chandelier evocative of the glamorous Art Deco era. Central heating and Air conditioning has been installed for year round comfort. A three seater and two seater leather lounge is roomy and comfy.
FREE FOXTEL, wide screen digital tv and i-pod dock/CD/RADIO for your choice of music, and a range of DVD's, books, magazines and games for your enjoyment.
The kitchen is delightful and is equipped with a gas stove and microwave. We have all the tools, pots and pans you need for a longer stay if you are planning to dine in. There is also a barbecue and outdoor dining area seating six for those balmy Bendigo days when you want to enjoy the outdoors.
The fab 50's Danish teak dining table in our retro Dining Room extends to seat six guests comfortably. That along with the beautiful Danish teak Sideboard and old maps framed on the walls make this room a favourite with Guests.
The bathroom features a shower over the bath, and the power shower can be adjusted to suit your likes... A hairdryer is also provided.
A fully equipped laundry with washer, dryer and ironing facilities.
Off street parking for up to three vehicles, including one carport.
We also keep an extensive range of up to date maps, tourist and restaurant information on hand for Guests who want to get out and explore the City.
A fully fenced private garden with bbq and outdoor dining area and a lush lawn area perfect for lazing in the sun.
Well behaved "pets by arrangement", though we do have quite strict rules for pets staying at Pengallie.
We specialise in romantic weekend stays. Just let Christine know of any special arrangements you would like before your arrival, we aim to please!
LIVE LIKE A LOCAL...
Bendigo Corner Store Cafe is just a 30 second stroll away and is open for breakfast, lunch, superb coffee, newspapers, milk and is fully licensed. Open 7 days, M-F 7.30am-6.30pm and S-S 8.30am-4.30pm.
LEAVE THE CAR AT HOME....
The Old Boundary Hotel is just around the block, well within walking distance and provides arguably Bendigo's best pub meals. Bookings are essential.
ARTS & CULTURE...
The View Street Arts Precinct is less than a minute away by car. "Genius and Ambition" will be exhibited at The Bendigo Art Gallery from March - 9th June, 2014. "The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece" 2nd August - 9th November, 2014 and "Undressed: 350 Years of Underwear in Fashion" 19th July - 26th October, 2014. Book Pengallie now to avoid disappointment.
We are pleased to offer our Guests free admission to Artist Gail Tavener's Studio in Golden Square. We exhibit a small number of Gail's art in Pengallie, these are also offered for sale.
*BEDROOMS & SOME SNIPPETS FROM OUR GUEST BOOK
Pengallie has two Queen Bedrooms - they are named after the Laura Ashley wallpapers they are decorated with:
"Oriental Garden Bedroom" - Queen size bed with luxurious silk bed canopy. This bedroom offers a genteel, romantic ambience , the soft pillow top mattress with luxurious Sheridan and Laura Ashley linens offers a wonderful nights sleep. Towels and Dressing Gowns are provided. This room is light and airy, and perfect for Bridal photography.
"Josette Bedroom" - Queen size bed with pillow top mattress and luxury linens. A velvet, diamond studded headboard and beautiful Venetian mirror reflecting the crystal chandelier that hangs over the bed makes this a very decadent and glamorous room. Towels and Dressing Gowns are provided.
A high quality Fold out bed for a fifth guest, this can be set up in the Oriental Garden Bedroom or in the Dining Room for a totally private room. Sheridan and Laura Ashley linens are all provided for this bed too! A Porta Cot is available also (please note, linen and bedding is not provided for the Porta Cot).
Snippets from our Guest Book:
"Wonderful home away from home. Love how you have decorated. Mum and Dad thought bed was most comfortable they have ever slept in. Thanks for all. D" Perth
"We have been very fortunate to stayed in many 5 star destinations. It was an utter delight to have found Pengallie in Bendigo, the attention to detail, luxurious linens, excellent bedding, not to mention the stylish interior equals any you are likely to find in your search for a weekend getaway" D.F - Melbourne
"Christine - Congratulations on the wonderful job you & Mathew have done on the restoration of this house - it has everything a Guest could wish for, I absolutely love the decor. My daughter and I will certainly be back in the future. I have taken 6 brochures which I will display in our local Visitor Information Centre for people intending to visit Bendigo. Every best wish, T.M." Victoria
"Thank you so much for your beautiful house. It is a haven! love, S,M, & T"
"Thanks Christine, beautiful place, nice and cosy and close to everything - next time we will come back without the kids, thanks" Y,J,D &R. p.s. Loved the meal at the Old Boundary Pub - yummy!"
"Christine, thank you so much for a wonderful stay. Being a visual person I enjoyed the design and style of Pengallie so much. I don't think I've ever stayed in a place that felt so much like home (but better). Congratulations on your amazing creation. We would recommend Pengallie to our friends in a heartbeat. Best wishes, S&C"
D & I, C have really enjoyed our time here in Pengallie. We were able to enjoy a lovely Christmas together with our family for the first time in 10 years. Thank you Christine & Mathew for such a perfect environment, the beautiful Christmas Tree and decorations all ready for us to enjoy. It tugs at our heart strings to have to leave. May all who are fortunate to stay here have as great a time as we have had. Your forever friends, D&C. Tassie"
"Thank you Christine for making our family stay a pleasure - from booking to end. You went out of your way to ensure we had a wonderful stay. We will be back! The B Family"
Christine we loved everything about Pengallie ..... GORGEOUS! Thank you we will be sure to let all our friends know about your little treasure!" J&N
"Thanks Christine. We loved the house and superb gardens. We had a lovely time living the high life in Bendigo for a couple of days" P&G
"Thanks again Christine, just FABULOUS x" J&T Melbourne
"Loved everything, decor of the house, the fact you can buy the artwork. How Christine went above and beyond for us. Loved everything - house is great, service is even better" K.F. Bonbeach
Christine, thanks for your wonderful hospitality, friendship, organisation and attention to detail. Our short stay here was delightful and charming. Have travelled the world extensively and never before have we found a first aid kit in the bathroom! Will mention Pengallie on Trip Advisor! Cheers, J&M S QLD
An absolutely beautiful home and service. I just wished we got to stay another night. Thank you for your fantastic hospitality! Was above and beyond and really appreciated. A. Melbourne.
Thank you so much Christine for everything you have done for us over the weekend. Your place is so amazing and I wish I could stay here longer! Will definitely be back and recommend to everyone I know. M.W
Thanks for having us. We loved it. They (T&O) were supposed to go out during the days but chose to stay home instead because it was so lovely. We will be back! Regards, S,T&O -Melbourne
We loved our stay at Pengallie! We could live here permanently. It was warm, cosy and comfortable with every convenience possible. So nice and close to everything, we could walk everywhere. Thank you so much - we will definitely be back M&M
Pengallie's luxuriously decorated rooms are perfect for your Bridal photography. Rain, hail or shine, we offer the perfect backdrop for your bridal album.
Stay the night before your wedding and enjoy being pampered and dressed at Pengallie with your friends and family, then return after your wedding day draws to a close to romantic Pengallie.
We can suggest hair and make-up artists, florists and car hire if you need assistance.
Speak to Christine about any special requirements or surprises that you may have to make your Day even more special.