A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY AS OF 2018 DRY CREEK RETREAT now offers helicopter charter/joy flights from the property to wineries for lunch, Craig's Hut able to land have a cuppa & muffin or wine & cheese platter, Mt. Buller, Dargo Pub for lunch, Howqua River, Gap Getaway Pub enjoy a hamburger, Cattlemen Huts or over Eildon Lake just to name a few. Please enquire upon Booking accommodation.
PLEASE NOTE: MINIMUM 3 NIGHT STAY EXCLUDING 20/12/2018 to 31/01/2019 it is a 5 night minimum stay
DRY CREEK RETREAT is a modern earthy house with extensive rock and timber features PRIVATELY nestled high on 12 acres abutting Lake Eildon. The property backs onto Lake Eildon which is an ideal fishing spot and features SPECTACULAR views of the Lake, surrounding mountains and famous Bonnie Doon Bridge. It is only 900m to the Great Victorian Rail Trail which is the longest trail in Victoria, 20klms from Mansfield, perfect for bike or horse riding.
DRY CREEK RETREAT is a 10 minute drive to Mansfield, a small picturesque town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps and only a 40 minute drive to Mt. Buller. The RETREAT is less than 2 kilometres along the Rail Trail from the popular Bonnie Doon Pub ..... an easy walk home after a delicious meal
BONNIE DOON is known for its relaxing atmosphere. Popular activities include boating, water skiing, fishing, fresh water lake swimming and canoeing/kayaking. The main township is 3klms from DRY CREEK RETREAT.
DRY CREEK RETREAT is ideal for couples or families for weekend or weekly stays. We do not take party/young groups. The house features a wide verandah and outside table/chairs overlooking Lake Eildon and the Bonnie Doon Bridge which is perfect for dinner, drinks and relaxing as the sun goes down.
LAKE ACCESS Deep water boat access is presently available from Hutchinsons Road, Bonnie Doon, which runs behind the Bonnie Doon Pub, a five minute drive from DRY CREEK RETREAT.
MINIMUM 3 NIGHT STAY EXCLUDING 20/12/2018 to 31/01/2019 it is a 5 night minimum stay
EXCLUSIVE GETAWAY PROPERTY WHICH IS NOT SUITABLE FOR MORE THAN 8 PEOPLE - LARGE PARTY GROUPS STRICTLY NOT PERMITTED. BOND WILL BE TAKEN IF THESE CONDITIONS ARE NOT ADHERED TO.
NEW: FLY ... STAY ... DRIVE & DISCOVER: DRY CREEK RETREAT is a Helicopter FLY-IN friendly destination. Please see information below for full details.
4 bedrooms 1 with TV
3 QUEEN size beds
2 King single beds
ALL LINEN SUPPLIED including pillows
All bedrooms have robes & ceiling fans
2 bedrooms have reverse cycle air-conditioning/heating
All bedrooms have a door opening onto a wide sweeping verandah
BATHROOMS & LAUNDRY
2 bathrooms 1 bathroom with bath & separate toilet
Sheridan towels/face-washers and local handmade soaps supplied
Laundry has washing machine/dryer and ironing facilities
Open plan living with 2 lounge areas, one with TV/DVD
Wood burning fireplace all kindling & wood supplied
Ceiling fans & reverse cycling heating/air-conditioning
Stunning redgum fully equipped kitchen
Delonghi pod coffee machine pods and long life milk supplied, kettle & toaster
NEW Miele dishwasher
NEW oven with gas cooktop
Large fridge/freezer in kitchen
Large drinks fridge in garage
All crockery, cutlery & 'Jamie Oliver' pot set
8 seater solid redgum dining table
Wood burning fireplace all kindling & wood supplied
FRONT: Large elevated covered timber deck entertaining area with 6 seater table overlooking Lake Eildon ..... bliss for those hot balmy nights BBQ.
BACK: Large entertaining area with lounge, coffee table, dining table/chairs and new patio heater.
Open carport which is great for car/boat cover
PLUS double lockable garage
Loads of parking
STRICTLY NO SMOKING INSIDE
NO PETS ALLOWED
NO MOTORBIKES to be ridden at any time
NOTE: Long stay rates over 7 nights are available upon request, please enquire.
BEAUTY THERAPY: Enjoy a manicure, pedicure, SNS nails, waxing and/or tinting in the comfort of your holiday destination DRY CREEK RETREAT. Michelle has a fantastic mobile service to make your stay even more enjoyable. Contact and booking details upon request.
MASSAGE THERAPY. Enjoy a massage at DRY CREEK RETREAT remedial and relaxation massage, trigger point therapy, ear candling, mini facial or hot towel foot treatment. Contact and booking details upon request.
PROFESSIONAL CHEF. Ben who is a Professional Chef now offers delicious cooked breakfast, lunch or dinner in the comfort of your holiday destination @ DRY CREEK RETREAT. Please enquire.
Lake Eildon, boat access, famous Bonnie Doon Pub, Post Office, Roadhouse/fuel, Restaurant with wood fired pizzas, Church, parks, tennis courts, football oval.
The Mansfield Zoo, Armchair Cinema, High Country Maze, Horse Trail Rides, Paint Ball, Wineries, Markets, Helicopter charter, High Country adventures and 4WD, hunting, snow skiing, nature and wildlife tours, shopping, cafes and restaurants. 24 hour Hospital.
NEW ... NEW .... NEW ... HELICOPTER FRIENDLY
FLY ... STAY ... DRIVE & DISCOVER
DRY CREEK RETREAT at Bonnie Doon is now helicopter friendly to those who wish to fly to their holiday destination. There are various landing locations situated on 12 acres suitable for helicopter groups including a concrete landing pad with two fully secured enclosed hangers to house an R44 and/or R22. Fuel is available by arrangement. The region accommodates various magnificent scenic flights including Lake Eildon, Mt. Buller, The Mansfield High Country region, Craig's Hut, Delatite and Howqua Rivers, High Country Cattlemen Huts ..... just to name a few. There are wineries in the region for a delicious lunch flight suggestions provided upon request. The Bonnie Doon and Mansfield region enjoy regular fine weather conditions and the mountainous terrain is breathtaking from the air.
DRY CREEK RETREAT contains 4 bedrooms/2bathrooms and can be used as a 3 night minimum base stay. Car hire is available if your desire is to discover by road. Please see "ATTRACTIONS" above. For all helicopter/accommodation package enquiries please contact Cam or Lara by "request booking" and we will contact you immediately.