Check In: 15:00|Check Out: 11:00

The idea for the cottage came from pioneer cottages we had visited in rural Victoria. We were fascinated to see the way people lived then and the furniture and utensils they used. I loved the style of the buildings with a central corridor and a veranda at the front. I often thought about the cosy and uncomplicated feeling these buildings generated. Combined with the modern facilities of the bathroom and kitchen we thought this feeling would make an unusual and interesting stay for guests who perhaps come from the city. The setting of tiny garden and being adjacent to Sherbrooke Forest (walk there through our gates) and close to Belgrave township and the Villages of Sassafras, Olinda and Mt Dandenong would appeal to you as our guests.

You will be very comfortable in the antique iron queen bed, or cosied up by the fire in the lounge room watching Foxtel on the large TV. The kitchen is delightfully put together for you, so lots of interesting antique kitchen ware - even a Kookaburra Stove which is just for 'Show N Tell' - it is decorative only. But we have included a fridge, a microwave and an electric frypan as well as the absolutely essential Nespresso coffee machine, kettle and toaster.

A welcome pack of coffee, tea, sugar and fresh milk is provided - you might also like to add a delicious hamper for your stay (additional fees apply).

Beautiful leadlight windows in the bedroom and bathroom for your enjoyment. The bathroom is beautiful and all new with a rain shower from the ceiling into the huge walk in shower - there's room for two in there!

And there's Wifi for you of course if you must!


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    Map & Directions

    Reception 361 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia, 3787


    If you are travelling from Melbourne city, choose either the Monash Freeway or Eastlink.

    Monash Freeway, turn off at Ferntree Gully Road (9), and come up to the Burwood Highway (22), head towards the hill, go under the railway bridge and take the left branch up the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road (C415) for 12 kms to Sassafras Village.

    When you come through Sassafras, 3kms further to Olinda, you will vere left as you come to the shops, then turn immediately right down Monash Avenue, past the Olinda Pharmacy. Candlelight Cottages are 500 meters (3 speed humps) down Monash Avenue on your right. Park in the first car park at 9 Monash Avenue.

    If coming via Eastlink, please follow Eastlink to Burwood Highway (22), then follow the directions above.

    BEWARE of GPS directions - they may well take you the shortest route, which could bring you up the steep wobbly Basin Olinda Road which is an unmade road. Everyone who does this looks traumatised. We want you to be certain and relaxed!

    Cancellation Policy

    If Cancelled greater than 30 days before arrival 50 Percent of the total amount. If Cancelled greater than 7 days before arrival 100 Percent of the total amount.

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