A peaceful retreat, set on 5 acres of land adjoining Kinglake National Park. Our 4 bedroom mudbrick holiday house is located in a secluded valley just 1 km off the Melba Hwy, the Castella Country Retreat (CCR) is an easily accessible yet secluded getaway, just a little over an hours drive from Melbournes CBD. If wine tasting or site seeing is your thing, CCR is a great place to base your stay in the Yarra Valley.
Wake to the laugh of the Kookaburras and enjoy an array of birdlife which fill the stringybark gums throughout the day. Keep an eye out for wild ducks, echidnas, wombats and kangaroos who frequent our dams and paddocks. CCR is a fabulous way to enjoy the Yarra Valley and the great Australian Bush.
Local attractions include numerous wineries (some with great restaurants), great scenery, walking trails, waterfalls, cafes, quaint local towns, Healesville Sanctuary, Tarrawarra Art Gallery, the Yarra Glen & Healesville Race Tracks and the RACV Country Golf Club.
With 4 bedrooms and two living areas CCR is great for a girls weekend away, families and groups of friends.
Families with young children will need to take care, there are two dams located on the property.
Sorry, pets are not permitted.
Smoking is NOT permitted inside.
The Accommodation & Household Features
Our 4 bedroom mud brick holiday house is full of character and charm and comfortably furnished for couples, families and groups of up to 8. Two bedrooms offer queen sized beds, with the 3rd and 4th bedrooms offering 2 single beds each. The laundry houses a 2nd shower and toilet to cater for the larger groups.
Bed linen is provided, however you do NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN TOWELS.
A fully equipped kitchen and dining table for 8 makes self catering simple. Spacious living areas provide plenty of inside space for the larger groups (or the kids on a rainy afternoon).
- Fully equipped kitchen (with the basic cooking essentials eg salt, pepper, oil);
- Open fire and a stack of fire wood & kindling;
- A cupboard full of board games;
- TV, DVD & CD player;
- Washing machine, iron & ironing board;
- Bed linen (please note that towels are NOT provided);
- BBQ and outdoor setting
Toolangi State Forest
Yerring Station (with farmers market)
Tarra Warra Art Museum & Winery
Brunos Garden Art & Sculpture in Marysville
RACV Country Golf Club
Antique shops of Yarra Glen
Yara Glen & Healesville Races
St Andrews weekly Saturday market