Situated in magnificent, park like surrounds influenced by former Royal Botanical Garden’s director Ferdinand Von Muller, your escape is a renovated gentleman's cottage. Moments from the Healesville township and Healesville Sanctuary the airy, spacious cottage has recently been restored to provide special comforts for discerning travelers.
Two king size bedrooms, one available as a twin, provide Egyptian cotton bed linen, generous pillows, mohair blankets and bathrobes. Both have ensuite bathrooms, one with a spa and quality products which typify Tara House such as Aesop toiletries.
The kitchen and dining area provide new stainless steel oven, dishwasher, microwave and seating for six guests. Breakfast provisions are the finest quality produce including oranges and lemons from the property's citrus grove, Grinders coffee, Fortnum and Mason teas, local farm-fresh free range eggs, thick cut bacon, Cunliffe and Waters preserves, fresh-baked sourdough and house-made muesli with yogurt.
The central lounge area with open fireplace, writing desk and generous leather lounge offers a reading selection of current issue magazines and books, flat screen television and CD player, CDS, DVDs and board games. French doors open to a verandah with tranquil garden outlook and Weber BBQ.
Crockery and glassware for six people
Olive oil, Vinegar, Maldon Sea Salt
Linen, Napkins and Tea Towels
Tara House provides guests with a truly unique, private setting. Set against a back-drop of soaring Californian Redwoods and Himalayan Cedars, the gardens have featured in Australia's Open Garden Scheme and hosted charity events with the Victorian State Opera.
Guests can enjoy the majestic grounds at their leisure including fishing in the lake, picnics in the rotunda, strolls through the walled gardens and citrus grove, reading by the creek and for the enthusiast abundant bird life.
Moments to the best of the Yarra Valley
The cottage is situated just moments from some of the Yarra Valley's very best attractions.
Take a short 10 minute walk to the Healesville Sanctuary or a five minute drive to the areas acclaimed restaurants including the Healesville Hotel and Giant Steps or the many local wineries.
Visit Tarra Warra, home to Australia's largest privately held collection of modern art.
If fresh air beckons, the property is surrounded by stunning national parks and walking trails.
Alternatively, enjoy talented local artisans at nearby galleries.