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Train Whistle Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Catering for families and their pets (conditions apply) Train whistle cottage offers a fun stay for all.

The property is fully fenced so children and their pets can play in the yard under the gorgeous Japanese maples. ( Please check the fencing to see if it is good enough for your child or pet before leaving them outside on their own).

As you enjoy your say at Train Whistle cottage you will hear the ever so gentle Whistle of Emeralds famous Puffing Billy steam train as it makes its way through the Dandenongs to Emerald Lake park, on its way to the lovely small town of Gembrook.

A 5 minute walk takes you to Puffing Billy Station where you can board the train to either Gembrook or Belgrave, take part of the famous ride through the lush green country side of tree ferns, gum trees, hills, and rolling pastures.

Only a 3 minute walk from Train Whistle Cottage, you can enjoy the many café’s, restaurants, and shops that Emerald has to offer.

Train Whistle cottage is in a great tourist location, within a half hours drive, you can visit the vinjards in the Yarra Valley, the nurseries in Monbulk with its world famous Tulip Festival in September/Ocotber, hike through Sherbrook forest with its huge gum trees, Lyerbirds etc. Enjoy the view from the summit of Mount Dandenong over the city of Melbourne, and if you are adventures you can climb the 1000 steps from Ferntree Gully to Sherbrook, visit Cardinia Damn where you can see Kangaroos, these are just a few things you can enjoy of the Dandenong Ranges and surroundings.

For the children and the young at heart, there are a few parks within 15 minutes walk of Train Whistle cottage, 5 minutes to puffing Billy park and 10 minutes to Emerald lake park, where you can find Walking tracks, playgrounds, Amphitheatres, picnic shelters and murals. The Emerald Museum showcases photographs, documents and memorabilia through the years from Aboriginal occupation to the present day.

More Details

Evelin Bekins
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(18 traveller reviews)

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Train Whistle Cottage
average rating of 4.611111 based on 18 reviews
Pearcedale, Victoria, Australia

Perfect time out.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved it. Cafe close and is puppy friendly too.

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Excellent cozy home

  • 5 of 5

We were a family group of 4 adults & two small children, the accomodation was very cozy and well catered for our family. It's just a short stroll to Emeralds Main Street and famous bakery. The property had everything for a great family stay.

  • Review Submitted: 24/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Lovely cosy property

  • 5 of 5

We felt at home as soon as we walked in. A lovely warm house to spend time with family.

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Delightful spot!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely little cottage for a weekend getaway. The kids were kept entertained with all the toys and Evelin & Rob were so accommodating and helpful!

  • Review Submitted: 12/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Echuca, Victoria, Australia

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Train Whistle Cottage. Lovely location, perfect to explore the area and Evelin is the perfect host. We will certainly be back for longer next time.

  • Review Submitted: 14/12/2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I can definitely recommend this place. So cosy and traditional yet had everything we needed. Location is brilliant - easy walk to town yet very quiet and peaceful. Host extremely accommodating and friendly. Will stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Puffing Billy


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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