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Parrot Cabin of the otways

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin

Overview

About the property

The Parrot Cabin is ideal for those looking for some peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the city or for a uniquely Australian experience for overseas visitors. Situated one hour drive from Geelong in the charming township of Forrest this property is set on 80 acres of bush in the foothills not far from the Otway Ranges National Park. The Otways are well known for their lush, cool-temperate forests, rugged scenic coastline and its many waterfalls. There are well maintained walking tracks through the property's natural bushland for those wanting to stretch their legs and refuel at natures pace.

Kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, possums and other native animals are often seen, along with the many varieties of local birds. A view over the township and surrounding ranges rewards those who walk to the top of the hill.

The wider area has many natural attributes and attractions and the township amenities are all within a short walk, these include: world class mountain bike trails, a mountain bike hire shop/café, the Forrest boutique beer brewery/restaurant, the Wonky Donkey Hotel, Bespoke restaurant and the Forrest Caravan Park.

The beautiful beaches along the spectacular Great Ocean Road are some of the best and cleanest in the world and are all within a half hour drive, and the gorgeous coastal towns of Apollo Bay and Lorne are within a 45 min. drive. There are many waterfalls throughout the Otways that are accessible on foot with the impressive Stevensons Falls and Lake Elizabeth, known for its platypus, close to Forrest. The Otway Fly Treetop Walk, near Beech Forest, is a 45 min. drive and is a popular destination.

Parrot Cabin is ideal for any season - whether snuggled up in front of the wood stove in winter, or feeling the cool mountain air arrive at the end of a hot summer's day. The cabin can comfortably accommodate up to four people, the small kitchen and bathroom means you can eat in or visit some of the unique restaurants in the region. A small covered outdoor eating area is great for meals or a barbie when the weather is good. There are two single beds and a queen sofa bed. The kitchenette includes a microwave, electric frypan, electric stove top, jug, toaster and bar fridge. The bathroom has a shower, toilet and wash basin. Laundry facilities are available upon request. The cabin has a slow combustion wood heater, split system air conditioner and an outside electric BBQ. There is no television or free WiFi offered, and also note there is no petrol station in Forrest.

Parrot Cabin is easy to locate being just 800 metres down Turner Drive which is off the Forrest-Apollo Bay Road that runs through town. There is plenty of car parking and lots of open space for the kids to run around.

Enjoy your stay in this enchanting part of the world.

More Details

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

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Forrest, Australia

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Parrot Cabin of the otways
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
5

Happy Customers.

  • 5 of 5

Simple, comfortable & meet or needs.

Note* no tv or coffee :)

The little fire was lovely, thankyou.

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Andrew, realized next day tea sugar and coffe was amiss, should have requested same. Regards Patsy
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St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
5

Beautiful winter cabin escape!

  • 5 of 5

absolutely stunning little cabin to spend a chilly winters night! loved the hosts hospitality & dog friendly demeanor. Only a short walk to the micro breweries & restaurants in town, and just an idyllic beautiful place to stay

  • Review Submitted: 02/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Appreciate your review Rafhael Regards Patsy
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

We felt very welcomed, the place was very clean and an excellent location for exploring the Otways by car. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 22/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Silvan, Victoria, Australia
5

Love it here!

  • 5 of 5

Second stay and won't be the last!

Love the big property explored it with my dog while my partner rode for 2 days, great place to stay. Very friendly hosts, thanks again, see you again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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5

Cozy cottage highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Parrot Cabin over the weekend and had a fantastic time. The cottage was neat, clean and welcoming and had all of the required amenities. The hosts were very accommodating and ensured we had a pleasant stay. Highly recommend for anyone visiting Forrest!

  • Review Submitted: 05/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thankyou Steph. for taking the time to review cabin at Forrest Patsy and Ken Gear
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5

Excellent Accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, well appointed, excellent value and extremely friendly owners. Really couldn't ask for more.

  • Review Submitted: 13/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks David come again ph. Charger waiting. Ken says go berming but don't fall off. Regards Patsy
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Other Activities:

Mountainbiking

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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 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 4 guests
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