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Train Whistle Cottage

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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.

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

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

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(12 traveller reviews)

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Train Whistle Cottage
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Pearcedale, Victoria, Australia
5

Perfect time out.

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
5

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: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5

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: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
4

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: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Echuca, Victoria, Australia
5

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: Dec 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
5

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: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Map

Other Activities:

Puffing Billy

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Emerald, Australia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Australian Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event
 
From
31 Jul 2015 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$230
From
A$295
A$590
A$1,200
 

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 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $250 per stay
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