"Wonnan Escape" is a modern 3-bedroom house in the rural community of Tawonga South, only 2km from the town centre of Mt Beauty. It's an ideal place for a holiday all year round, especially in winter due to its proximity to Falls Creek.
The house is comfortable and well-maintained with all the amenities you might expect including fully-equipped kitchen dish-washer, microwave oven, laundry, tumble drier, outdoor clothes-line, big-screen TV, DVD/CD player, audio system with input for mobile devices mp3, iPod, etc, Coonara wood heater, air-conditioner, big front deck with under-cover BBQ and mountain views, plus garage with drying cabinet for ski gear.
There are two "double" bedrooms with queen-size beds and a "bunk room" with three single beds. The house normally sleeps a maximum of seven people.
Depending on availability, there may be a choice of "whole house" or "one bedroom" share house rental arrangements. Stayz online booking system is set up for "whole house" rental only. If you prefer to book just one room or two in a shared-house arrangement with other guests and/or the owner, please send a message not a booking request to the owner/manager to check room availability and booking details.
The standard "low season" rental rate, $150 per night, is based on a limit of 4 adult guests. A surcharge of $20 per adult, $10 per child, per night, is applicable to the number of guests exceeding 4 adults. Also during the "low season" off-peak times a minimum of 3 nights applies to mid-week stays. Otherwise, the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Guests are requested to bring their own bed sheets. Linen hire is available for an extra $15 per bedroom occupied. Please indicate in your booking request if you want to hire linen, and for how many rooms. Doonas, blankets and towels are provided.
As well as snow sports in the nearby alpine areas during winter, popular activities in and around Mt Beauty include bush-walks and hiking, mountain-bike riding, road cycling, kayaking river and lake, trout fishing, winery tours and food adventures, paragliding and light aircraft joy flights, cooling off in rock pools Kiewa River, scenic drives, picnics, 4-wheel driving, horse trail rides, golf, spa and massage therapies, and more.
Most years, usually near the end of April, Mt Beauty hosts a major music festival. Google "Mount Beauty" to find lots more information about the area and its attractions.
V/Line operates a train-plus-coach transport service between Melbourne Southern Cross and Bright 28km from Tawonga South via Wangaratta every day. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the service runs all the way through to Mt Beauty. Total journey time from Melbourne to Mt Beauty is about five hours by road.