1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Wine and High Country
  4. Bright
  5. #9006309

Abacus-An elegant retreat for discerning travellers

House, Bright

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 39 reviews

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4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom


Welcome to Abacus - the latest offering from the most Awarded property owners in Bright.

It is a stand alone 2 bedroom house surrounded by its own fully fenced, private, mature garden.

There are no other guests staying on the property so peace, privacy and tranquility are absolutely assured.

Every room is filled with light and all windows look out onto your own magnificent garden. The ceilings are high and the whole ambience is of space, light and quality.

The location is perfect. Set at the end of a quiet court with town and all the shops and restaurants an easy, flat 6 minute walk away. Well lit and easy to walk home at night

Peaceful country walking is guaranteed with the Ovens River and miles of car-free riverside walks 5 houses away at the end of the court.

For bike riders the 92 klms of bike trail starts 2 blocks from your front door

The property is unique in Bright. It has been set up specifically for adults and their pets. Everything is of the highest standard with quality evident everywhere you look - and yet we still welcome pets. Extraordinary but true

Unfortunately children and babies are unable to stay.

The property offers the following comforts to ensure your holiday is one you will remember fondly for years to come:



Two large bedrooms with high ceilings and private garden views

All new king size bed in each bedroom

All beds are fitted with quality, Laura Ashley linen & crisp white sheets. New 5 blanket doonas & summer blankets are provided together with both soft down & firm pillows

Built in robes, ceiling fans


New bathroom with large soaking bath & separate shower

French doors opening to the garden

Complementary Molton Brown toiletries & fluffy towels


Huge open plan living area

Double aspect windows to private garden on both sides

New comfortable, stylish leather lounge suite & chaise

Wide screen TV, DVD player with DVD selection

Reverse cycle airconditioning for both heating and cooling

Fire with unlimited logs provided.


You have 3 options

An inside table for evening

A table on the full length verandah positioned perfectly to catch the winter sun

A garden table romantically hidden away under the branches of one of the huge garden trees to escape the summer sun.

Quality matched cutlery, crockery & glassware


A large country style kitchen with Ilve/Bosch appliances

Gas cooking especially for Melbourne guests

Full size family fridge

Dishwasher, microwave, toaster, jug, etc

Quality matched Maxwell Williams crockery, cutlery & glassware

Complementary Gourmet teas and coffee


A spacious laundry with Miele appliances. Also a large laundry tub especially for washing pooches up to cocker spaniel size


Al fresco dining in your private fenced garden, BBQ, fully fenced private garden, off street parking


Pets are welcome with open paws both inside and outside

Polished hardwood floors

Leather furniture

Fully fenced private garden

There is a huge dog park 5 houses away

The Ovens River for swimming and walking is at the end of the street

Council regulation limit the number of pets to two unless they are teensy – ring to enquire.


Pets are welcome with open paws both inside and outside

Polished hardwood floors

Leather furniture

Fully fenced private garden

There is a huge dog park 5 houses away

The Ovens River for swimming and walking is at the end of the street

Council regulation limit the number of pets to two unless they are teensy – ring to enquire.

We are the winners for 12 years in a row of the Award for Best Pet Friendly Holiday Accommodation in Australia not just Victoria although we won that too.


Rates quoted are for 2 guests in the first bedroom - extra guests are $30 per person per night

$295 per night Sunday – Thursday

$325 per night – Friday & Saturday

$325 per night - April & School Holidays

$395 – Peak periods – see below

Pets $40 per stay not per night. Maximum 2 pets

Rates are for the first two guests. Additional guests are $30 per person per night

Please Note - all bookings incur an additional Homeaway booking fee of $30 per night


Usually two nights except for Long Weekends 3 nights; Melbourne Cup 4 nights; Easter 5 nights. Christmas fortnight is by negotiation depending on what’s left – could be 2 nights could be 5 nights – ring to enquire


This Homeaway Site has a No Refunds policy. We recommend Travel Insurance if you are in doubt - there are many on line companies


Couples up to 2 couples and singles

Pets see below


Children under 14 and babies


10 Halinka Court Bright


If this property does not suit we have other properties of all sizes and prices. If you are wishing for family friendly accommodation Fairlight and Tessies are perfect for you

1. Fairlight - up to 5 bedrooms/5 bathrooms & A POOL - sleeps up to 10 - everyone gets a bathroom - perfect for families and larger groups . Fairlight can also be taken as a 3 bedroom 6 guests or 4 bedroom option 8 guests

2. Tessies Studio - sleeps 2 in a king size bed - from $195 per night- perfect for couples and singles - pet friendly

3. Brantome - NEW THIS YEAR - sleeps 2 in all new comfort-from $195 per night-perfect for couples and singles - pet friendly

4. Tessies House - sleeps up to 6 - 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms - from $315 per night - perfect for everyone - kids, families, pets - the works

5. Tessies House & Studio combined - sleeps up to 8 - 4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms -from $510 per night - perfect for everyone - all generations - kids, families, friends, pets - the works.

All of our properties are brilliantly conceived and a perfect retreat for the discerning traveller.

All properties are located in quiet tree lined streets close to town and the river.

All have magnificent fully fenced private gardens. All are pet friendly.

Finally - be reassured as to the quality of this property. The owners, Holidaybright Official Site, are the most highly awarded property owners in Bright. They have won Stayz Peoples Choice Award for Best Property in Australia - out of 47,000 properties: have been awarded the highest score ever given to a Bright property by the Age Traveller and have been Number 1 on TripAdvisor for years


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Child's high chair Clothes dryer Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Video library Washing machine


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