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The Old Dairy Cottage

The Old Dairy Cottage

8 guests
2 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
8 guests
2 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath

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This unique accommodation is located on an organic beef farm only 10 minutes from the historic town of Yarram with it's specialty shops, numerous cafes, antique shops, and more. Our property is located in the beautiful Gippsland region of Victoria. We are very close to many of the areas most beautiful attractions including Tarra Bulga Rainforest with it's stunning waterfalls and walking trails, the famous 90 Mile Beach, world class golf, fishing, boating, hiking, horse riding and bike trails, historic sea ports, Gippslands' famous lakes, wineries, trash 'n treasure and craft markets, numerous historic townships and an easy day trip to and from the world renowned Wilsons Promontory National Park.(URL HIDDEN)Amid all this you will find a very private, quaint and beautifully restored, old dairy which has been converted into guest accommodation. Full of character, decorated with antique furniture pieces, many fascinating collectibles and interesting artworks, the cottage was once a working dairy and much of the decor has been chosen to reflect the history of the building. Fully self contained, the cottage comprises a large, fully equipped kitchen and dining area with all utensils and appliances. The large living room with a huge amount of reading material and popular DVD's overlooks the surrounding picturesque farmland. The 2 living room sofas easily convert to 4 separate king single beds as required. The queen bedroom boasts beautiful views and an antique wardrobe and dresser with ample storage for longer stays. The second bedroom, although small, consists of lovely antique furniture including a four poster double bed. All beds have comfortable, quality mattresses and pure merino wool doonas and underlays. The beds are made up with beautiful Laura Ashley linens, lots of cushions and handmade antique quilts. A quality Porta-Cot is provided for babies, (please bring your own cot linen and pillow). The bathroom consists of a standard sized glass shower recess, large vanity unit and a separate toilet. All linen and towels, (as well as beach towels) is provided.
A daily breakfast basket containing a delicious variety of mostly organic, home made, home grown and locally produced food items is included in the cost for our short stay guests (less than 1 week). For an extra cost this service can be provided to our longer staying guests. For breakfast we provide fresh organic eggs, organic, gluten free sausages from our own grass fed cattle, additive free breads, a selection of home made jams, farm fresh milk, coffee, tea and herbal teas. We also supply fresh fruits and berries from our farm when in season. Taking the large picnic basket provided, guests are able to wander down to Stoney Creek, on our property boundary, for a breakfast or lunch! An outdoor BBQ is available at the cottage and we can supply organic, tender beef from our own farm at a very competitive price as required(URL HIDDEN)We are happy to welcome well behaved pets and horses. Laundry facilities are available in nearby Yarram along with 2 fantastic pubs, cafes, restaurants, a beautifully restored, historic theatre, specialty shops and all services. Internet service is available at the cottage via your Telstra mobile, and also at most cafes, pubs and at the local library in Yarram.

Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating
Air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
4 single beds, 2 couches
House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Cancellations

107 Reviews

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Basil User Profile
May 2016
Description exact, accommodation very cute, warm, comfortable - absolutely ideal. Melinda was generous and very welcoming.
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you for choosing to stay at The Old Dairy Basil, we hope you and Jane had a wonderful time!
May 2016

Stephanie User Profile
January 2018
Melinda is a very accommodating and considerate host. She takes the time to make sure your stay is pleasant and you feel welcome. The farm house is beautiful and a great place to get out of the city and have a relaxing time in the country. Breakfast is delicious!
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you Steph for choosing to stay with us again! It was such a pleasure to host your lovely family as well this time and to read that you all enjoyed your stay! Please know you will always be welcome here at The Old Dairy xx
January 2018

Amir User Profile
January 2018
We had an amazing time at Melinda's lovely cottage. Melinda herself is an amazing person and super host who is very kind, helpful and thoughtful. The place is decorated with utmost attention to detail and an artistic touch which will amaze anyone. The location itself is another h…
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you for your very kind review, I just can't express how wonderful it was to meet you and your lovely family Amir! We are looking forward to hosting you again, please know that you will always most welcome here at The Old Dairy xx
January 2018

Sofia User Profile
January 2018
My boyfriend and I were back to stay at the Old Dairy for the third time - it's our favourite place to relax in the countryside. The Old Dairy is always cute and cozy and Melinda and Len are always incredibly friendly and welcoming. We were also very grateful for their suggestion…
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you for this very lovely review Sofia, it really was such a pleasure to host you and Simon again, you are special to us and feel like family after THREE visits now!!! We look forward to seeing you again for number FOUR xxx
January 2018

Shan User Profile
January 2018
The Dairy is a lovely little cottage with a beautiful view. The eggs, bread, milk, butter and sausages provided were amazing and we were lucky enough to sample some of Melinda’s own beef and I dare say they are as delicious as they are cute. Very comfortable and although there i…
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your stay Shanny, you and your lovely family will always be welcome here anytime xx
January 2018

Anna User Profile
January 2018
What a place! So peaceful and scenic. Has everything you need and more. Great for dogs. Melinda really went above and beyond to ensure we had a great stay. Highly recommend to anyone!
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you so much Anna for that very kind review, it was a pleasure to meet you and your group, including the "Fur Kids" of course! We are delighted to hear how much you all enjoyed your stay, please know that you will always be welcome back to The Old Dairy any time xxx
January 2018

Charith User Profile
December 2017
Melinda is a super host and the reviews are all accurate. She was great with communication and had some thoughtful gestures when we arrived. The cottage has been very thoughtfully and tastefully decorated. Melinda was an absolute pleasure to deal with and we felt she was gen…
Melinda User Profile
Response from Melinda:
Thank you so much Charith for your very kind review, it was certainly a pleasure to meet you and your family. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at The Old Dairy, please know that you will always be very welcome here! xx
December 2017

Devon North, AustraliaJoined in January 2013
Melinda User Profile
My husband Len and I own a beef producing farm where we practise organic and ethical farming principles and also raise Braunvieh and Tarentaise stud cattle. Originally, in the late 1800's the property was run as a dairy farm and we have converted the old dairy shed into a quaint …
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