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Shady Brook Cottages is a unique and tranquil destination.

Set on 14 acres, with eight acres of magnificent landscaped gardens. On three sides there is forest and on the fourth the Ovens River. Situated only 500 metres from the centre of Harrietville.

Shady Brook Cottages has three self contained deluxe alpine cottages and one self contained spa apartment.

Each cottage and apartment has its own deck, barbecue and is beautifully appointed. From your cottage, hear the Ovens River as it flows out of pristine mountain ranges. Over 40 species of native birds have been identified visiting the property.

Ideally situated for off mountain for winter skiers, walks into the Alpine National Park, bike or four wheel activities are right on your doorstep. Harrietville offers many short historical walks with access to hotels, restaurants, general store and all your ski hire.

Take a day trip to historic towns and wineries, or into Bright, 20 minutes drive, then return from the hustle and bustle to your secluded alpine cottage, sit on the deck and watch the setting sun over mountain ranges. Each year the gardens are open to the spring and autumn festivals, and are regularly toured by garden groups.

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Price & booking


$140.00 - $180.00

Full details of our tariffs can be found on the website.

Two Bedroom B&B Spa Apartment

The two bedroom bed and breakfast spa apartment is self contained and occupies the complete top floor of Shady Brook Home. It has its own independent access to a wide deck, this deck allows magnificent views of the garden and the mountain ranges leading to Mount Feathertop. In the morning its bathed sunlight and in the afternoon sit back and watch the setting sun over mountain ranges. Your very large continental breakfast is supplied to you fresh each day. The first bedroom has a queen bed and there are two single beds in the second room, to which a third bed can be added, lounge and kitchen separates the two bedrooms and leads off two the spa and bathroom. All furnished for your comfort.

Two Bedroom Alpine Spa Cottage

The purpose built Alpine Cottages have a separate bedroom with queen size bed, all with linen, towels provided, self contained with electric heating. Situated only 30 metres from the Ovens river in a magnificent landscaped garden setting. Surrounded by natural bush with your own walking tracks. Own deck and barbecue, undercover parking and shared laundry. A double sofa bed is available in lounge and also supplied is a single fold up bed for an additional person. There are two one bedroom cottages. Breakfast may be ordered in advance either continental or English. Maximum of four people per cottage.

One Bedroom Alpine Cottage

The one bedroom cottage may be booked for one night stays and is perfect for couples travelling through or staying for longer periods. Self contained with your own deck, barbecue and carport. The separate lounge to the bedroom has a fold out two-seater couch which can allow the cottage to accommodate four people. Beautifully furnished and purpose built on sight for alpine conditions, they offer cool summer and warm winter living. Only 30 metres from the Ovens river and set in beautifully landscaped gardens, these cottages offer all seasons unique experience. Maintained and cleaned by the owners we maintain the highest possible standard. On request breakfast can be added to the base tariff.

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  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Laundry
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Birdwatching
  • Self guided

  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
  • Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision