Country Apartment situated in the foothills of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges surrounded by state forests virgin bush. Set on over 20 acres with old English gardens, bushland, rolling lawns, lakes, massive tree ferns, bush walking tracks. Views to Melbourne CBD.
This warm and cosy accommodation is fully self contained with everything Guests need for a wonderful and relaxing holiday. Ideal for a couple (with a young child) or single person seeking a secluded environment for a romantic break. The apartment has a Queensize bed and plus bathroom and kitchenette. Refreshing bathroom with walk-in shower & toilet.
It is set in a beautiful private garden setting and has a modern layout Large LCD TV, DVD and CD player, a huge range of movies to choose from or bring bring your own, Electric Blankets, lounge and dining area, ensuite, ample off street parking, patio areas. BBQ, sofa bed, plus much more.
Colourful parrots, cockatoos plus many tiny native birds feed outside the in the huge old fashioned gardens.
Provisions for a continental Breakfast which include breads or croissants,cereals, butter, jam and coffee and a variety of teas are provided. Other breakfast & meal options are available-please enquire.
The Accommodation has the following amenities:
Level area no steps
Queen size Bed
Baby Porta Cot on application
Baby Chair on application
Fridge, Microwave, Toaster, Tea/coffee making facility
Lounge Area Dining Area
Radio Alarm Clock Hairdryer
Large LCD flat screen TV, DVD Player + DVD's, CD Player + CD's, Books, Magazines and games
Ample off street parking
Large door opening on to patio area
Lake / garden views
Iron and Ironing Board
Quality Linen and Towels supplied
Set on 20 acres of garden & bushland Views
Tennis court, Basketball half court
Adjoining Local Bush Walk tracks and Cycling Paths
Smoking is permitted outside only
Small well behaved pets are welcome-conditions apply
Local cafes restaurants, pubs, tavern only 2km away at The Basin town centre
The pure air of its altitude (250 m) is refreshing. The cool winds from the sea in summer and the winter mists and sometimes even snow adds to its health giving properties
At every time of the year there are blossoms in the garden and the birds, parrots, lorikeets and kookaburras, as well as cockatoos. A large variety of ducks/ducklings and water birds, fish and platypus in the lakes
Deer, wallabies and rabbits come close (and eat the roses). Echidnas and Wombats and other wild life frequent the property.
Comforting to look at from the outside it is very cosy inside. Large feature entrance floods the living area with light.
A games room is adjacent. Try a game of pool or other games available.
Take your cup of coffee out to the covered front porch, and look at the wildlife, lakes and gardens
Ideal for bush walking or bmx-lots of tracks in the adjoining state forest located at the rear gate.
Cyclists enjoy the sealed road to Olinda. Bush cyclists lots of bush tracks, unsealed roads.
Features at a glance Glen Elborne Retreat is completely separate from the main property and fully self-contained with lake views, sprawling lawns and old gardens.
Generous, stylish and spacious, it's the perfect get-away retreat. Restore yourself, knowing you can relax.
Garden views from every window. Private veranda with table and chairs. Off street parking.
BBQ available on request
Let us know if you'd like us to organise a range of other extra options for you-platters, picnic hampers, in-suite chocolate boxes or flowers.
Minimum stay 1 night. Bond held via Credit Card
Glen Elborne - 211 Basin Olinda Rd The Basin Victoria 3154 AUSTRALIA
Sky High Restaurant
Mt Dandenong Hotel
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Tesselaars Tulip Farm
The famous Como Gardens is just down the road-open on selected days.
Vintage car collection,
Farm animals etc.
Puffing Billy Railway & The Great Train Race
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Many lovely wineries
Macclesfield Trout Farm
There are many local nurseries including the famous Tesselaars Tulip Farm, Puffing Billy, Lilydale Lakes, William Rickets Sanctuary, Kuranga Native Nursery and Paperbark Café and Cloudehill Nursery with their new Diggers facility and Restaurant and Silvan Dam for family picnics and playground.
Local Places to eat THE BASIN :
Acorn on Forest – Very popular restaurant, with great meals day & night. Live music……………………
The Oaktree Tavern- Great pub feel with meals. Live music………………………
Thai Square Restaurant- A large range of Authentic Thai/Chinese foods………….
The Basin Bakery- popular freshly baked daily…………………………………….
The Basin Fish n Chips- Fresh A wide range of all your popular items, Even try a Mars Bar in Batter!!!
Local Places to eat close by ALCHESTER VILLAGE / BORONIA / FERNTREE GULLY
The Basin, Melbourne, Victoria Australia Located just 31km east from the Melbourne less than an hours drive from the CBD & Tullamarine International Airport. The charming village of The Basin is a popular suburb with numerous things to see and do.After the significant early European settlements, the Basin emerged as a developed town with rapid economic growth. Today, the town is a beautiful tourist spot near the foothills of the Mount Dandenong Ranges. The Basin also forms the green wedges, with verdant grasslands and forested areas across the town. The Basin’s residential developments occurred after the English settlement and rapid rise in agricultural and industrial development. The Basin’s residential suburbs include various bushy parks, reserves and few nearby farmlands. With significant natural resources and rich soil, the Basin is an agriculturally rich suburb in Melbourne. The major economy is mainly from the agricultural farms, products and industries, with tourism also a good source of economy for the town. With a few minutes drive from the Dandenong Ranges National Park, the Basin is an easily accessible tranquil town boasting a serene setting for visitors.