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Arnica Views Summit Retreat offers seven fully self-contained luxury retreats and is perfect all year around for special occasions and romantic holiday escapes.

Arnica Views is located on the summit of the Dandenong Ranges, amongst magnificent 90 year old English gardens with stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline. Less than an hour's drive from Melbourne and just strolling distance to the Skyhigh Restaurant and Observatory in Mt. Dandenong.

Cooinda House is located in the heart of Olinda. With four bedrooms, four bathrooms, vast living areas and kitchen groups of up to eight people can easily be accommodated. Cooinda is within walking distance to restaurants, taverns and shops.

Both properties are a short drive from parks to relax and stroll in, cafes, restaurants and taverns, quaint Villages and wonderful historical attractions such as Puffing Billy and Ricketts Sanctuary. The Yarra Valley is also close by offering world class wines and produce.

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Price & booking

Price

$175.00 - $680.00

Arnica Views prices start at $175 per night. Cooinda House prices start at $440 per weeknight for four people / two bedrooms.

Coorabell Retreat

Room capacity: 2

A Barn converted into a stunning cottage. Situated on a private corner of the property the cottage features ceiling to floor windows that take full advantage of the surrounding stunning forest views, huge double spa, high definition 42 inch television that you can watch from the spa. There is an upstairs bedroom with king size bed and separate sitting area, modern kitchen and appliances, real log fire, air conditioning and private courtyard.

The Loft

Room capacity: 2

The Loft is a spacious retreat boasting a gorgeous upstairs loft with king bedroom and balcony, double spa and separate bathroom and walk in wardrobe. Guests enter into the lounge with stone gas log fireplace, floor boards, decorative cornicing and period timber panelling adjacent to a the kitchen and dining room.

Barn Cotttage

Room capacity: 2

A very private and cosy country style two storey cottage tucked away behind a picket fence with superb forest views, a queen bed in the loft, polished timber floors, a double spa in the living room, quaint kitchen complete with Kooka stove, air conditioning, gas log fire, private balcony and barbecue.

The Manor

Room capacity: 5

A large, private and fully self contained and refurbished retreat that is nothing short of breathtaking. This magnificent main building was built during the 1930's and used as a weekend retreat. The main living area has been elegantly furnished and features stunning parquetry floors, 12 foot stone fire place, exposed beams, leadlight windows throughout indicative of the era, and huge picture windows that frame the outside views. The gorgeous country timber kitchen has all the modern amenities but maintains the original Aga stove built into the chimney as a showpiece. The retreat has a fully self contained timber kitchen with dishwasher and a separate dining area. There are laundry facilities with a washing machine and dryer and quaint bathroom with double spa.

Sunset Suite

Room capacity: 2

An attic style suite with stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline, a four poster bed with canopy, a double spa in the living room which is perfect to sip your bubbles and be mesmerised by the city light views, air conditioning, gas log fire and private balcony with binoculars.

Arnica Suites

Room capacity: 2

Supremely cosy and beautifully appointed self contained apartments with a double spa in the bathroom, queen beds and one with a four poster, fully self contained timber kitchen, timber panelling and ornate cornicing with private outdoor courtyards.

Cooinda House

Room capacity: 8

Situated in the heart of Olinda, Cooinda provides the ultimate in luxury accommodation for groups of up to eight people. No one need compromise as all four bedrooms have en-suites, three with queen beds and one with a king bed. With multiple decking areas, large light filled kitchen, vast open plan living areas, air conditioning, central heating and a fireplace. Within walking distance to restaurants, cafes and shops and a short drive to many attractions including Sky High, National Rhododendron Gardens and Puffing Billy. (With the option of paying for the use of two, three, or four of the bedroom suites.)

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Facilities:
  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
Memberships:
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
Internet Points:
  • Free Wifi