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***The Evening Star*** Bright , Luxury , Modern , Open Plan , Beautiful

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury Modern Home - Panoramic Mountain & Valley Views - Relax/Unwind


THE EVENING STAR is in the Bright Wine and Alpine High Country. It is situated in a picturesque valley on the outskirts of Bright in the highly sought out and popular area of Wandiligong . A 5 minute drive to the centre of Bright or an easy bike ride along the shared walk /bike track . The beautiful stylish modern home overlooks a picturesque River Reserve and its mountains , creeks and river . The open plan design of the house, the huge glass doors, windows and wrap around decks all take full advantage of the beauty, tranquility and magnificence of its enviable setting. Neutral ,natural, earthy colours and materials are used throughout the house to further compliment the beauty of natures calming colours . Guests tell us the house has a welcoming open, bright and light feel which helps them to relax and let go of their day-to-day anxieties , especially when they see the welcoming complimentary bottle of local wine and nibbles to enjoy.

If you don't want to cook on your first night, the Wandi pub (voted best regional pub in Victoria ) is just a short walk away. There's also a wonderful fresh food market a little further past the Pub that sells the best local fresh produce, amazing cider and apples from their orchard. For your first breakfast we provide you with a generous breakfast hamper that you can either cook in the house or out on the deck. taking in deep breaths of fresh, clean mountain air.

There are lots of wonderful sights and activities for you to explore and enjoy around the house and further afield. However many our guests often spend most of their time enjoying all the wonderful restorative powers that being immersed into a natural beautiful setting provides .


The Master ensuite is spacious , light ,airy and bright . It has a stunning view of the mountain, its valley and nature reserve . The deep freestanding spa bath incorporates MicroSilk technology - you can read about its beauty and health benefits on the MicroSilk website. Guests love soaking in it. The shower is also "state of the art" and features Aurajet technology. Double Vanities and Walk in Shower.

Ecossential shampoo guest bottles , conditioner, shower gel, body lotion, soaps and bath salts as well as bamboo bath towel sets are provided in both bathrooms.

The Queen bedroom's bathroom is also large , bright and light . It has a large sky window showcasing the sky's sparkling bright stars on our many clear nights and also has double vanities and walk in shower featuring a Waterfall / Rain head shower .


* Have French doors that open onto private balconies

* Pillowtop mattresses , beds are dressed in Pure French Flax Linen, which is soft and beautiful to sleep in.

* Ceiling Fans

* Reverse cycle air cons

* Nobo heaters

* A Pillow Menu is provided to further enhance your sleep comfort

* Welcoming Chocolate hearts on the beds.


*Light filled open space

* Open plan living allows you to fully enjoy the beauty and spaciousness of our setting.

* Large modular leather lounge.

* Open fire for winter ambience (unlimited wood supply)

* Large Smart TV , free Wi-Fi

* Kitchen stocked with everything you need to cook or bake.

* Reverse cycle air conditioner


* Outdoor lounge with shade sail erected during warmer months.

* Outdoor table, chairs and umbrella.

* Barbecue

* Occasional chairs and table

* Outdoor firepit and chairs (unlimited wood)



-fresh eggs, bacon, tomatoes, mushrooms, milk and juice

-bread, butter, condiments



-T2 teas, variety of black, green and white, herbal, chai

-coffee pods, many strengths and flavours for you to choose from

-chai and chocolate pods

-local bottle of wine and nibbles


* The Wandi Pub (old pub atmosphere, good food, drinks and music) just a short stroll away. Voted Best Regional pub in Victoria and is considered the best place in Bright for meals .

* Wandiful Produce, a biodynamic micro farm, produce store and shed café (farm to table)

* Wandi Maze, Café and Mini Golf, 2 kilometres of maze pathways, licensed café, renowned home baked cakes; just a short walk across the swing bridge below the property

* Nightingale Farm Store, local produce, fruit, vegetables, nuts, juices and ciders

* Walking Tracks (beneath property) follow course of river all the way into Bright with swing bridges, BBQ and picnic tables, fishing spots, bird hide and local swimming hole

* Bike Paths, link into the Bright Mountain to Murray bike trail network

* Historical Buildings


* Wineries, Cafes, Restaurants, Boutique Breweries, Gin Distillery, Cheese Factory, Farm Gates and Farms

* Mount Buffalo National Park

* Alpine National Park

* Ski Resorts

* Hiking and Cycle Paths

* Paragliding

* Fishing

* Beechworth

* King Valley

* Bright Cinema

* Golf Clubs and so much more. Just visit the Bright Information Centre

The Evening Star provides 1 x king size bed in the master bedroom (boasting magnificent mountain views) and 1 x queen bed in the second bedroom. The property has two large modern bathrooms making it ideal for one or two couples.

All towels & Fresh Linen provided.

Check in 3:00pm

Check out 11:00am


Strictly NO PETS

NO SMOKING indoors

No Parties, Weddings or functions without consent of owners and property manager.

Minimum two night stay

Christmas / New Year 1 week

Long Weekends 3-4 nights

Prices are per couple per night for master bedroom and its ensuite .

For use of the second bedroom and bathroom an additional charge of $30 per adult per night or $25 for a child.

For one couple who would like to use the second bedroom or bathroom an additional charge of $50 applies to cover extra cleaning and laundry costs

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"From the moment we set foot inside we realised the "Million Dollar Mountain Views" was an understatement. This place is truly priceless. An amazing place that provided us with all the essentials to relax, unwind, appreciate wildlife and nature. Just magical!!"

Mark & Suzi.

"Thank you for providing such a magical place. The balcony is ideal for inspiration, thought and perspective. I came here to getaway; to make the world stop. I achieved much more than a holiday. I feel inspired, energised and ready to start anew. The stars were spectacular, the ambience calming. Your home helps to influence all of natures wonder into whoever visits. Thank you."


"Our stay was one of the best experiences in a very long time.

Great location, quiet, immaculate and the owners seemed to think of everything.

We have already recommended The Evening Star to many of our friends even though we would rather keep it a secret. "


"Thank you for letting my family stay in your beautiful house. We could not have wished for anything more perfect. The city stress melted from our shoulders as we sat on your decking. We loved the house design; we kept wondering how we could have a holiday house just like it!!! We hope we can come again."

Karen Pinkus

"We had a delightful stay in Wandi. Loved the house, the views, and the stars. Looking forward to our next stay."

Gabrielle and Alistair, Vic

"From opening the front door of The Evening Star I felt instantly at home. The place manages to provide first class, contemporary accommodation with a cosy, welcoming feel. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and plan to return some time soon. "

Bernadette, VIC

"Great house, best equipped self-contained accomodation we have encountered. Thanks for having us."

Bernadette & Nicholas

"The house design is fab, with all our needs catered for. Loved the espresso machine & deck! It's the perfect place for stressed people to relax. Thanks for thinking of everything."

Lynda & Craig


5 Things that you MUST do while staying here:

1. Visit Mount Buffalo national park. It is a half hour drive, and visually spectacular. You must do a walk, and see what the world looks like from this amazing rock formation. Take a swim in the pure granite swimming holes or hire a canoe on lake Catani.

2. Have a coffee or lunch at the Wandi Maze. It is a 5 minute walk from the house through the historic diggings. This is the largest living hedge maze in Australia, and the gardens surrounding the cafe are sooooooo relaxing. Try a piece of the enormous delicious passionfruit sponge cake!

3. At night under a clear starry sky, you simply must stargaze from the deck of The Evening Star. The deck has been designed so that you are immersed beneath a truly spectacular night sky. There are no streetlights that will affect your experience with unwanted light. Once you stand on that deck at night and take in the beauty of the sky up here, you'll want to sleep all day just to have enough energy to do it all again the next night.

4.. Go for a day trip to up to Mount Hotham and Dinner Plain. On the way up to Mount Hotham you could stop off and walk across the Razorback to Mount Feathertop. The views and sense of space from up there are truly mind blowing. If you are feeling extravagant after this call in to the Dinner Plain Day Spa for a massage or dip in the Japanese inspired Onsen, or just kick back in the pub and have lunch or an ale. However if you just feel like hanging around Wandi and a massage at The Evening Star would cap off a relaxing day, just call Judi and she will arrange for a qualified masseur be there.

There is so much to do and see you'll need a whole week!

More Details

Judi Lynch / Chris Lynch
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

Why Judi Lynch / Chris Lynch chose Bright

We saw this property in a Real Estate Window in Melbourne in 2010 , viewed it on-line and loved its setting . Next day we drove up to Bright and as soon as we caught our first glimpse of the house, we knew it would be special .How could we not purchase a home as beautiful as The Evening Star, for Bright was our most favourite holiday destination . We purchased this house the following day and immediately went on a mission to upgrade its offerings and to provide guests with a stay that is nurturing , nourishing , memorable and indulgent . We have many guests that return over and over again as the Bright , Wine and High Country has so much to offer for all ages .

What makes this house unique

It has a spacious open bright airy feel . A Home away from Home with a great deal of style ,comfort and attention to detail . Amazing uninterrupted views .Indoor and outdoor relaxation zones . Luxurious bathrooms .


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bright, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Not suitable for children under 10 years of age as the decks are high off the ground, and protective railing could be climbed .Beds can't be split .
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Queen Bedroom - 1 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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***The Evening Star*** Bright , Luxury , Modern , Open Plan , Beautiful
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Truly Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I stayed at the Evening Star for our Honeymoon. We adore Bright & it’s surrounds! We come to Bright every year and also got engaged here. However, this was our first time at The Evening Star and it was amazing. The property is located in the most gorgeous spot, amidst the trees and mountains. Incredible serenity. The house is divine. It is so well designed and has the feel of a perfect country style home. The house had everything we needed inside! It has been so well organized. We adored our stay! Chris & Judi were so lovely and made our stay so perfect. We’d absolutely love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 05/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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My dream home

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to spend four nights here. Everything we needed was provided. View was amazing. Generous cooked breakfast provided, loaf of bread, orange juice, muesli ....was wonderful. Would have to be the nicest house we have ever stayed in. Can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing home in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 night stay for our 20th wedding anniversary. So glad we chose The Evening Star. The property was very easy to find with directions from Judi and Chris. We loved it as soon as we saw it. The home is just gorgeous and has the most amazing views from every room. It is beautiful and light filled. It is a high quality and well maintained home. We really enjoyed and appreciated the wine and generous breakfast supplies. It is in the most amazing setting, we loved walking around this beautiful area and into the town talking to locals and enjoying lunch at the pub. We highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heavenly stay

  • 5 of 5

Bright is a magical place to visit in Autumn and you can't get a better place to stay than at The Evening Star. We have just spent an idyllic week at this beautiful location. Well positioned with great access to Bright, we spent most days riding into Bright and returning to bask in the sunlight and watch the sunset in the afternoon. The house is amazing and definitely lives up to its online description. The owners, Judi and Chris, went out of their way to ensure our stay was pleasant and that every whim was catered for including; linen sheets, coffee pods, a magnificent fire pit, luxurious spa bath, essential oils, a huge selection of T2 teas and great communication prior to, during and after our stay. The Evening Star is within walking distance to the Wandi Pub and local produce store and makes the perfect holiday destination. Cannot recommend this property highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: 26/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had been wanting to stay at The Evening Star for a number of years, but the stars hadn't aligned. When an opportunity came up for us to visit, we jumped at the chance. The wait was absolutely worth it!

The property is simply breathtaking. The views are outstanding and the interior is completely luxurious, while maintaining an earthy and homely feeling. The amenities were excellent - the kitchen was completely stocked to cook, though there are plenty of great eating options close by. The bathroom is exquisite, so spacious and relaxing! We were greeted with welcome wine and nibbles, which was a lovely surprise - one of the many little touches which made us feel like valued guests.

My favourite part of the stay was sitting out on the balcony or by the outdoor fire at night time, the stars magnificent.

Judi and Chris were extremely helpful and so easy to communicate with. I would highly recommend this property to anyone visiting the area.

We can't wait for our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: 24/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had our honeymoon at the evening star in Bright and we loved every minute. This house has everything you need and the owners have thought of everything there's nothing missing it's actually perfect. It's In such a beautiful location surrounded by trees and mountains it doesn't get more relaxing. there's also loads of privacy and space. We loved the stars at night, the spa, sitting around the outside fire pit watching the sunset over the mountains, and the most comfy bed. I loved all the neutral colours in the house and think the owners have very good taste.. Thank you for an amazing stay we loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 18/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Wandi Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
bright golf club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
51 Kilometres
Mount Hotham
Other Activities:

Panaromic Mountain Views


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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