1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges
  4. Healesville
  5. #62435

Tara House

Cottage, Healesville

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 reviews

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4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom

Description

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.

Equipment

Coffee plunger

Toaster

Kettle

Cooks knives

Professional saucepans

Baking dishes

Quality utensils

Crockery and glassware for six people

Chopping board

Olive oil, Vinegar, Maldon Sea Salt

Linen, Napkins and Tea Towels

Weber BBQ

Change mat

Magnificent Surrounds

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.

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning

Air conditioning Child's high chair DVD player Fireplace Hot tub Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Pets allowed Stereo Video library
Tara House is rated 4.3333 out of 5 by 3.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Charming We had a wonderful family weekend in this beautifully appointed little cottage. The gardens are heavenly. We stayed for 3 nights and were provided with generous (quality) breakfast supplies which were more than enough for our entire stay ( and we were invited to pick lemons and oranges from their orchard on the property). Although the "main" house is close to the cottage, we hardly saw or heard another soul - apart from the 3 (non barky) little dogs who turned out to be a highlight of the stay for our girls. (On our arrival the owner said they would keep the dogs away if we wanted). Very close to Healesville Sanctuary, the town of Healesville itself, wineries and Four Pillars Gin Distillery. We had quite cold weather for part of our stay and had no issue with heating or hot water. There was a little confusion over accessing the cottage on arrival ( I think we were meant to get an email with instructions but didn't)- however that was quickly dealt with by a phone call. We hope to return!
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A little disappointed The cottage was freezing cold when we arrived and took a long time to warm up. Our daughter had a bath (the spa didn't work) and used all the hot water, so there was no more hot water until morning. Also, the cottage is just to the side of the main house, which you need to drive past, so not very private at all. The gardens are lovely and the cottage is nicely decorated, but the closeness to the family house (with 3 small dogs), didn't give us the feeling of any privacy or being away from it all which we prefer in a weekend away
Date published: 2015-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just stunning!!! A treasure hidden away. Took our breath away as we stepped in the doors, immaculately presented and incredibly comfortable. The grounds were beautiful and everything was picturesque. I can not speak more highly of this place. Breakfast provisions were deliciously fresh and filling. Would highly recommend and would defiantly return.
Date published: 2014-07-20
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