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Wombalano Country Retreat

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

The retreat provides 3 large bedrooms (2 with ocean views), a living room with a cosy wood fired space heater, a fully equipped kitchen with own dining area, sunny porch/reading room and 2nd dining room with bay window offering panoramic ocean views. Being more than 400 metres from neighbouring houses the retreat offers the ultimate in seclusion for a peaceful, relaxing holiday. You can also bring your dog with prior arrangement.

Built in the 1950's as a farmhouse, the retreat is surrounded by bush and farmland on the100 hectare Wombalano property. Go for a stroll to view sheep, horses and native animals including kangaroos, echidnas and the majestic wedge-tailed eagle .

The retreat is a 2 km walk from the Great Ocean Walk and offers a central stop off point when walking the western sections of the walk between Castle Cove and Princetown. Local taxi services are able to provide pick up and drop off transport.

Farmstay

Wombalano is a 100 hectare sheep and horse breeding property. With arrangement you can become involved in farm activities such as sheep mustering or feeding the friendly horses.

Environmentaly friendly

With its moderate temperatures & high rainfall, Wombalano is a haven for bush birds, birds of prey, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas & many others which flourish in these conditions.

At Wombalano Country Retreat there is an open invitation to make an environmental contribution during your stay. Maybe help to nurture some young trees or learn about low carbon footprint holidays. Here we say 'have fun while making a difference.'

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

Map

Other Activities:

Great Ocean Walk

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 5 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Wombalano Country Retreat
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
3

Comfortable but old

  • 3 of 5

Enjoyed our stay . Made to feel welcome . Warm fire . Comfortable beds. Lounge needs better furniture. Toilet out on back porch not that great in winter but clean. Bathroom shower needs updating so water doesn't run over floor.

  • Review Submitted: 11/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australien
5

What a lovely place

  • 5 of 5

The Wombalano was the perfect stopover while we travelled from Adelaide to Melbourne. We stayed for 2 nights which gave us a full day to explore the area around Yuulong/Johanna (which is worth exploring). It was rainy and chilly but we didn't mind as there was a fireplace in the living room. The house is furnished very well, simple and charming, we loved it. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 14/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Johanna, Victoria, Australia
5

The perfect farm stay

  • 5 of 5

The most perfect family holiday. Our kids loved the sheep and Glen the great host/farmer introduced one of his horses. Perfect views of the coast line as well. We will be coming again

  • Review Submitted: 26/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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5

Good stay with magnificient view! :)

  • 5 of 5

The view from the house is very beautiful because we can see the sea view clearly and the house is surrounded by a beautiful garden and green farm. We love the interior design of the house because it gives a homey feels and its a good stay for a big family like us. Upon our arrival, Glenn (the host) already fire up the chimney to warm up the house since we go there during late autumn and early winter (its quite windy and cold outside). He even provide electric blanket on each bed so you will not freezing during your sleep. Glenn is very friendly host, he even bring us to his farm on the next day of our stay. Even though it is just a one night stay, my family and I really fall in love with the house and we wish to come back again if we have the chance to.

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Carlton, Victoria, Australia
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing. Glenn was there to greet us on arrival and was super friendly and helpful. The house itself is a lovely old country home, we had an amazing week here, we actually recorded a five track EP in the living room! Had we not had the tranquil, comfortable and picturesque surroundings of Wombalano im not sure our music would have turned out so well! Thanks so much Glenn, Wombalano was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Great Place - Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely overnight stay at Wombalano. A lovely old retro farmhouse, overlooking the ocean.

Glen was the perfect host, showing us where we could see kangaroos morn and eve, and telling us where we could see koalas. Our English guest was super-impressed to see them in their natural habitat - rather than some zoo or sanctuary.

We enjoyed a lovely fire at night and breakfast in the "nook" overlooking the ocean in the morning - absolutely lovely

  • Review Submitted: 03/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability

Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 7 beds and can sleep a maximum 12 guests

    Optional Costs
    linen: $9 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these
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