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Fernglen Forest Retreat

Cottage, Dandenongs

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

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Min 1 night stay

12 guests
6 bedrooms
9 beds
3 bathrooms


Please note online pricing is based on Windmill Lodge pricing and therefore may not be correct for Spa and Grand Lodge

Also please note we only take one night bookings during weekdays only on weekend when available.

Fernglen Forest retreat is Located only 2 blocks from Tatra wedding receptions It is also within a short drive from other wedding venues such as Skyhigh, Poets Lane, Lyrebird Falls, Nathania Springs, Marybrooke Manor, newly opened Mist to name a few. This makes our accommodation perfect for wedding parties or their guests as well as families and couples. Many brides take advantage of the stunning native ground with towering mountain ash as a backdrop for photos

Set On 7 acres of lush green native bush with tree ferns and towering mountain ash, if you want peace and quiet, this is for you. We have several private cottages for you to choose from as well as a huge 5 bedroom lodge.

Most cottages have FREE WIFI available

WOOD Open fires with Unlimited wood

Sushi/ tapas Platters available

The Spa Lodge is a luxury and fully self contained. It has one bedroom & optional sofa bed with fantastic bush views; its own driveways ensures you dont have to bump into others. This is a very romantic setting, with a luxury 8 seater outdoor "Signature" spa, set amongst the ferns; it has a full kitchen & a real wood fireplace.

The Windmill Lodge has 2 queen bedrooms & optional sofa bed is open plan with a huge open fire full kitchen and modern bathroom with 2 bedrooms this is great for families but great for couples too

The Grand Lodge has 4 queen bedrooms and 1 double bed with single bunk above it & optional sofa bed in the lounge it has 2 lounge rooms each with fireplace open, 2 full kitchens, modern family bathroom and 1 ensuite .

This is great for families but great and we often have many wedding parties and hens nights etc here.

It has 2 private BBQ areas and your very own 8 seater outdoor signature Spa.

(Laundry facilities are available for longer stays, at an additional cost negotiated with owner)


The use of the Facilities is for paying guests only there are to be no additional non paying guests on property without prior consent with owner.

No more than 6- 8 people in spa depending on body weight you must inform the owners if spa water level has dropped below filters

No sleeping on additional sofas other than allocated sofa beds


Free late check out 12pm

Privacy, very secluded

Undercover Parking for 2 cars,your very own driveway

New Wall furnaces and Real Log fires.

BBQ area

TV & DVD and Radio with CD player.

Large Bedrooms

Iron & Ironing Board

Doonas, Pillows, Blankets provided.

Linen and Towels provided.

Open plan Lounge/Meals area.

Verandah with seating and candles

Generous Full breakfast provisions provided for the lodge and villa cottage for you to prepare,bacon, farm fresh eggs tomatoes,mushrooms bread jams etc.(please advise if you have any special dietary requirements and we will try to accommodate you)

Continental provisions only for 1 night stays

The 1-2 Bedroom SPA Lodge

$220PN Mon- Thurs

$280PN Sundays

$320PN Friday - Saturdays

$599 2 weekend nights

Prices for 2 adults only

Includes full breakfast provisions (bacon eggs etc)

Sofa bed available in 1 bedroom Lodge

Ensuite bathroom off main bedroom

Extra adult $50 per night

Extra children $50 to open up extra room

Cot charge $10 per stay children in same bed free (however bond is charged)

The 2-3 bedroom Windmill Lodge

$195PN Mon- Thurs

$250PN Sundays

$295PN Friday - Saturdays

$525 2 weekend nights

Price for 2 adults

Includes full breakfast provisions (bacon eggs etc)

Continental provisions only for 1 night stays

Extra adult $50 per night

Extra children $50 to open up extra room

Cot charge $10 per stay children in same bed free (however bond is charged)

4-5 bedroom Grand Lodge

$400PN Mon- Wed

$500PN Thursdays & Sundays( up to 8 people)

$699PN Friday - Saturdays when available

$1199 2 weekend nights( 8 people) $1399 for up to 10 people

Priced on 8 adults large groups discounted and prices are negotiated with owner

5th bedroom and people at extra cost

Includes full breakfast provisions (bacon eggs etc)

Continental provisions only for 1 night stays

Extra adult $50 per night

Extra children $20 per night

Cot charge $10 per stay under 2 years in same bed free


We welcome children and family stays in either cottage, but need to discuss your requirements before choosing the cottage. We have some younger children’s DVDs, toys, trampoline, cars, bikes etc available to make their stay enjoyable.


We are happy to accommodate SMALL well behaved and controlled pets You must discuss with us before booking so we can tell you our pet rules a bond will be required.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Child's high chair Clothes dryer Cot DVD player Eco-Friendly Fireplace Free WiFi Games Games room Heated pool Heating Hot tub Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Parking Pets allowed Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Fernglen Forest Retreat is rated 4.642857142857143 out of 5 by 28.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from every thing you need the house was close to local attracts, being on a large bush property made it so private, it was the most relaxing peaceful holiday we have experienced. The house had everything you needed there was no need pack anything other than clothes and swimmers for the spa which had amazing views of bush land.
Date published: 2016-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great family break Lovely private home for our family of 9 to stay for a long weekend getaway! Close to all Mount Dandenong attractions and close enough for our visit to the snowfields! trampoline and sea saw and toys a great hit with the kids and outdoor spa big hit with both big kids and small kids!
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Stayz like HOME!! The Host Alix are really helpful & nice and the unit we stay like we are at home. The kitchen are full equip, very convenience for us. Are nearby to Sky High Mt Dandenong, Olinda, Puffing Billy Railway also nearby.Very convenience to excess to all the sightseeing Places. The wonderful of the unit are we had a "Parrots" accompany us during our breakfast!! Really satisfied with the stays except difficult to find the cottage & GPS also not shown. The tip are need to to key in "Hume Lane".
Date published: 2016-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stay! Right in the middle of the forest. Clean, friendly, beautiful fire place and amazing spa with beautiful views of the forest, Great romantic getaway.
Date published: 2016-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent Everything was great,beautiful place.nice and comfortable
Date published: 2016-04-29
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Last minute deal

Stay before 01 Nov 2016 for 5% off

Special offer

Last minute Fernglen cottage $499 with free bottle of wine ! Weekend Skyhigh 3 course dinner plus free limo with sparkling $720 spa or $620 cottage and windmill Midweek Special pay 3 stay get 1 night FREE


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Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 9 beds and can sleep a maximum 12 people.