ABOUT THE COTTAGE
This very cute timber cottage is an original mill cottage from the 1950's situated in the Dwellingup Heritage Precinct. It has been renovated, with a modern kitchen, in addition to the original wood stove/oven, and a modern bathroom/laundry.
KITCHEN: There is a 6 seater dining table and chairs in the kitchen area. The kitchen is well equipped including microwave, electric kettle, toaster and essential cooking utensils. Available for use is a Nespresso coffee pod machine, with a couple of pods to get you started. Bring your favourite Nespresso compatible coffee pods to use if you wish. The pantry contains bare essentials including tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper and oil. Please use with discretion and supply cannot be guaranteed if items are used before being able to replenish.
BATHROOM / LAUNDRY: The large modern bathroom also houses the washing machine & dryer. There is a 2nd toilet separate to the main bathroom.
LOUNGE: A very efficient wood heater in the lounge area makes winter very cozy in addition to reverse cycle air conditioning for either cooling or heating. Seating comprises a 3 seater lounge and 2 single lounge chairs. Extrra chairs from the kitchen can be used if required. A TV and DVD player are available with a range of DVD's. There are some games available for use also.
BEDROOMS: Two bedrooms have queen size beds and the 3rd bedroom has 2 single beds. This bedroom has its own airconditioning unit which is very quiet. The others have ducted airconditioning and ceiling fans and all windows are screened to allow opening without risk of flies or mosquitoes. Each room has a tall boy chest of drawers for storage as required.
BED LINEN, TOWELS and TEATOWELS are provided at no extra charge
FRONT VERANDAH: From the north facing front verandah, you can sit and look across to an area of virgin bush and watch and listen to the many birds including splendid blue wrens, robins, honeyeaters, kookaburras which visit the garden and surrounding area. It is the perfect spot to unwind and relax.
A dog kennel, mat and water bowl is kept on the front verandah; suitable for up to medium sized dogs.
The back garage and adjoining shed out the back is available for storing bikes if required and is kept locked.
The block is fully enclosed, suitable to keep in young children and pets.
The cottage is only 200 metres from the State forest where there are many walking trails and mountain bike riding tracks. It is 10 mins walk or 2 mins drive from the Hotham Valley steam train station.
PRIOR APPROVAL MUST BE OBTAINED BEFORE BRINGING YOUR PET
No more than 2 dogs will be permitted and they must be house trained and well behaved.
Dogs are not permitted on beds or furniture and please clean off well before they go inside.
Please ensure that your dogs are kept on lead when outside the property and do not allow your dog to leave the property unattended
If you have a dog that you know is likely to get on the bed or furniture, please bring your own doona /bedspread / bedding and protective covers to prevent dog hair getting on the furniture or bedding. This will prevent a lot of extra cleaning and an additional fee.
Any mats/rugs could also be put away while you are staying.
Please note: NO SMOKING or PARTIES permitted.
Please treat this home as you would your own home, with respect.
Please wash dirty dishes and put away before departure
Please ensure all doors and windows are locked, all lights, airconditioning and fans are turned off and the keys are put back in the keysafe before you leave.
Check you have all your belongings before you leave including phone chargers, toiletries etc.
ABOUT THE TOWN
Dwellingup is a thriving timber mill town located approximately 75 mins from Perth city ~100km south east of Perth and attracts many visitors interested in mountain bike riding, hiking and canoeing. The Bibbulmun and Munda Biddi trails pass through Dwellingup. Lane Poole Reserve and the Murray River are only 7km away and is a popular swimming, paddling and canoeing area. Trees Adventure is also located in Lane Poole Reserve for those interested in ziplining. There are also many designated 4x4 tracks nearby for the 4WD enthusiast.
Dwellingup has 2 cafes, a local pub with good meals, several art and craft centres and a lovely gift shop. Bike and canoe/kayak hire is available in town from Dwellingup Adventures.
The Hotham Valley Steam Train runs from Dwellingup.
The Wine Tree Cidery is located closeby, and is defintely worth a visit for tastings, &/or lunch.