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Mount Evelyn Retreat

Bedrooms 1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property



Mount Evelyn Retreat offers boutique spa accommodation in a tranquil location yet within easy walking distance of cafes, shops and of course the popular cycling/hiking track, the Warburton Rail Trail.

The retreat is perfectly positioned in between the stunning Yarra Valley and the Majestic Dandenongs.

Many walking paths go right past the garden and the beautiful forest surrounds attract a vast array of bird life.

Mount Evelyn Retreat provides a tranquil escape only 50 minutes drive from Melbourne CBD.

Long stay discounts apply.

The Suite and garden

The self contained suite is located discreetly underneath the owner's property with its own private entrance and garden. The Retreat boasts a hydrotherapy HEATED OUTDOOR SPA with gazebo and a large deck with really comfy seating overlooking the amazing sclerophyll forest. The jacuzzi is for your exclusive use during your stay. Both the spa and deck are perfect for observing the local birds which include: kookaburras, king parrots, honeyeaters, tree climbers, fan tails and the amazing Powerful Owls who frequent the garden.

Inside Mount Evelyn Retreat you will find luxurious decor with quality furnishings, linens & throws, candles, wifi, TV with USB input & Netflix account. Fluffy robes, slippers & chocolates are supplied to guests who book two nights or more. The suite has a queen sized bed plus a sofabed in the same room. There is a kitchenette complete with fridge, microwave, toaster etc but there is no stove or cooktop.

The accommodation is just one suite- there will be no other guests on the property. Your privacy is of great importance to us.

Local Area

Nearby attractions to Mount Evelyn include:

Mont De Lancey Historic House & Gardens

Warburton Rail Trail

Sky High Mount Dandenong

Kalorama Lookout, tea rooms & Karwarra gardens

Kuranga Native Nursery & Paperbark Cafe

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice creamery

Allowyn Gardens

Shannon Bennet's latest venture, the Piggery Cafe

Coombe Farm Estate

Tesselaar Gardens

William Rickets Sanctuary

Sherbrooke & Olinda Falls

Puffing Billy

Healesville Sanctuary

Many wineries including Domaine Chandon, Punt Road, Twisted Vine, Seville Hill

Hot air ballooning

Cloudehill Gardens

Silvan Dam

Payment and cancellation policy

50% deposit is charged for all bookings, and the remaining 50% is charged upon arrival. However, bookings within 14 days of the stay or for a single night stay the full 100% is payable at time of booking. If you would like to vary the deposit amount for any reason, you can ring or email us and discuss what you would like to do regarding the payment.

21 days notice of cancellation is required for the tariff to be refunded (less a $50 administration fee plus any commissions paid). Cancellations made within 14 days of the first night of the booking full payment is required, unless the Retreat is subsequently fully booked, then the amount paid will be refunded less administration fee and costs. Failure to arrive the full tariff is payable.

More Details

Caroline Drury
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Mount Evelyn, Australia

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 large double bed
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • forests
  • winery tours


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Mount Evelyn Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Perfect getaway from city

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property easily with the owners. Communication before our stay was fantastic and very happy with our negotiations. Property was beautiful and comfortable. Spa amazing!! It is attatched to owners own home which I thought would be an issue with privacy but I was very wrong. Absolute privacy and felt very secluded, even though I knew they were around if we needed anything. I will be coming back for sure!!

  • Review Submitted: 29/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mornington, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 2 night break at this beautiful retreat. From the moment you arrive there's a personal welcome and then you walk into the beautiful aromas in the room. There's a beautiful deck with a very comfortable outdoor setting to sit and admire the view and watch the wildlife. The spa is fantastic, comfortable and so relaxing with lights that really help the relaxation process.

We would highly recommend Mount Evelyn Retreat to anyone looking for a relaxing break away. Caroline was on standby at all times for any queries if we needed her, whilst maintaining absolute privacy at the retreat for the duration of our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 05/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Certainly no consolation prize!

  • 5 of 5

When our Bali flights were cancelled we googled "outdoor spa view views" and this gorgeous property came up. We were warmly greeted by Gareth on arrival and from the moment we entered the retreat it felt and smelt so inviting. As our plans to holiday in Bali were to celebrate my 40th birthday, Caroline made sure to acknowledge this by leaving a welcome note at the entrance and a bottle of bubbles on ice for us to enjoy. The recommendation of booking a home delivered fine dining banquet by Flitterby (thanks Carl) was a perfect way to finish off my birthday.

The retreat was warm and cosy, but when we returned from exploring Yarra Valley surrounds during the heat of the day, the room was always cool. I spent many hours reading a novel (which is a novelty for me), while sipping a cuppa on the back deck, listening to the soothing sounds of nature in the background... And then I spent many hours in the evening, sipping a glass of wine while enjoying the view in the relaxing spa. Our 10yo daughter enjoyed exploring the forest jungle and when it was time to wind down, there were plenty of movies on the Apple TV to keep her entertained.

Thank you Caroline and Gareth for sharing your property with us, it was exactly what we needed to forget our disappointment of not being in Bali.

  • Review Submitted: 19/11/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Truly Amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

A big thank you to Caroline.

Our stay was simply amazing. Peaceful, quiet and relaxing. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and can say we will definitely not only recommend this as the perfect get a way but we will also be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 03/02/2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hughesdale, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We loved the space and the privacy. Extremely well thought out. Friendly and helpful host. Gorgeous gully to look out onto. Perfect place to stay whilst training for the Oxfam trail walk. Relaxing spa. Short walk to town for breakfast lunch or dinner.

  • Review Submitted: 24/01/2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a lovely stay at Mt Evelyn Retreat. Everything was so modern and stylish and everything was w

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Mt Evelyn Retreat. Everything was so modern and stylish and everything was well thought of. The room is spacious and was so clean. the spa has amazing view and is so relaxing. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a lovely B&B. Caroline the owner is so thoughtful and made our stay even better by recommending places to see and do.

  • Review Submitted: 13/01/2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
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Other Activities:

Warburton Rail Trail, wineries


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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