Self contained, private, 2 bedroom farmhouse on 50 acres of prime farm land
About David Woodcock
Our names are David and Jane and we "retired" from Melbourne to this beautiful part of Victoria. We chose it because of its proximity to Melbourne whilst giving us the peace and tranquility of the country. We now grow walnuts and fatten beef cattle. We have a strong interest in photography and this photogenic area gives us many opportunities to unleash our creative passion.
David Woodcock purchased this Farmhouse in 2003
Why David Woodcock chose Neerim East
We had previously travelled through this area on many occasions and every time we were very attracted to it. The feeling of peace and contentment never went away. Apart from the beauty surrounding us, this area has a reasonably high rainfall. It is always green. The property has two permanent creeks and a dam. It has a mixture of flat and undulating land which is very fertile. Close proximity to Neerim South shopping , local wineries, scenic walks etc add to our enjoyment.
What makes this Farmhouse unique
Rose cottage is an amazing place. Obviously added onto at various times through its history. The ceiling in the main living room is original, as are the walls in the bedrooms and hallway. The kitchen is light and sunny with room to have breakfast. The livingroom has a combustion fire which keeps the place warm and cosy. The views from the windows are wonderful. The east facing verandah is a wonderful place to either start or end the day. The view is of the native forest and the green paddocks, often including cattle. In December 2012 we built a house for ourselves hidden behind the big hay shed, ensuring privacy for everyone.
100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
We enjoyed our holiday in this beautiful farmhouse,the house was clean and tidy
A wonderful relaxing few days.very restorative for the soul. reading and having the odd glass of wine on the porch.Jane and David are perfect hosts.very helpful.would definitely recommend Rose Cottage as an escape from the craziness of the city.
we had a relaxed and happy time at rose cottage the dog had such a good time he did not want to leave
Rose Cottage weekend away
We stayed at Rose Cottage for 2 nights when we visited the Village Feast at Jindivick. The house was neat and tidy, we were warm and snug at night, we slept well, and we enjoyed waking to the views each morning.
We will be back to stay another time, where we hopefully have more time to explore the farm and its surrounds.
Thanks David and Jane!
Kirsty and family
A relaxed, peaceful home on top of a hill, great views!
Everything was supplied, the hosts were welcoming, even gave us fresh eggs! The chooks wandered about the property and the kangaroos appeared at dusk. It was a lovely place to enjoy with our son and granddaughter. Thank you!
Staying at Rose Cottage was a wonderful experience with beautiful vistas. The cottage was clean and comfortable with everything we needed. David and Jane are very hospitable, friendly and thoughtful hosts.
-- Bush walking starts only 200 metres from the front gate.
-- stunning opportunities for the photographer - landscapes, birds, other wildlife.
-- skiing - only 73 km from the summit of Mt Baw Baw, cross country and downhill skiing & kids snow play area.
-- Neerim South township, 8 minutes from Rose Cottage. Cosy family pub, Tai restaurant, butcher, baker and supermarket etc Ski and snow chain hire in winter. Local pool in summer
-- Local Wineries
-- Arts and crafts, locally in Neerim South or a short venture to Yarragon etc
-- Markets operate on different Saturday mornings of the month e.g. Rokeby, Warragul, Noojee, Jindivick. All within 15 - 30 minutes away, full of local produce, plants and collectables
-Water falls (Toorongo and amphitheatre loop walk)
-Tara Bulga bush walks
-Swimming/fishing Blue Rock Dam (Willow Grove 45Kms)
Trout Farm open weekends and public/school holidays
On the farm we have many species of birds, including King Parrots which we often feed. Kangaroos regularly come out of the forest to graze in our paddock below the cottage and, at night, you need to be vigilant to avoid the wombats that come out to eat on the roadsides.