Como Cottages is set on two properties in the Olinda Village and is the perfect getaway for romantic weekends, overnight stays, families or groups.
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Each cottage is fully self-contained with creature comforts, with Wi-Fi internet and full breakfast provisions included in the price. Soak in a large two person corner spa or large bathtub with candles and incense burning (provided), while listening to your favourite music. Digital flat screen televisions and DVD's are also in each cottage.
Put your feet up and relax in your cottage or walk to the villages (Olinda, Sassafras and Mount Dandenong) for some shopping at the craft shops or a bite to eat at the many fantastic restaurants in the area - just 500 metres in either direction. Try the massage spa, Elle Naturale Olinda, for massage and pampering packages. Please contact operator for details.
Sightseeing options include The Sky High Observatory, The National Rhododendron Gardens, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Puffing Billy, Cloude Hill gardens, Burnham Beaches Estate, Healesville Sanctuary, Yarra Valley wineries and Chocolaterie (about 30 minute drive) or bush walking through the famous Sherbrooke forest. The retro Cameo Cinema is close by too.
Price & booking
$175.00 - $1,000.00
Ranging from small one bedroom cottages for one person or one couple to large three bedroom cottages for six people.
The Forget-Me-Not Cottage captures the light with its elevated position and glass conservatory lounge room. It is all on one level and open plan, there is however a downstairs area with two single beds for children if needed (additional fee applies).
There is a Coonara wood fire at the foot of the queen size bed and a large claw-foot bath, big enough for two people, with a brass trombone tap in the middle.
Entertainment includes digital television, DVD, CD, radio and free Wi-Fi internet.
Garden Retreat Cottage
As the name suggests, The Garden Retreat Cottage captures the beautiful garden views of the property. The original Victorian style of the cottage features polished floor boards, an open fire, central heating, a cast-iron four poster bed as well as a deep claw-foot bathtub.
It has a kitchen, balcony and front decking for you to enjoy a cuppa or glass of wine whilst watching the rosellas and kookaburras.
Breakfast provisions are included in the price. Just a short stroll up Monash Avenue takes you to the Olinda and Mount Dandenong villages.
Como Spa Cottage
The Como Spa Cottage is the cutest, cosiest cottage with an open plan and has all the features you would want for a few nights away.
There is a queen sized bed, open fire, gas heating, large two-person corner spa, digital television, DVD and CD system as well as free Wi-Fi internet. A vaulted ceiling in the bedroom and a glass kitchen nook for your cook up of hearty breakfast provisions.
There is decking with table and chairs through the front French doors. It is an easy stroll in either direction to the Olinda and Mount Dandenong shops.
Mills Spa Cottage
The two-storey 'honeymooner' Mills Spa Cottage has an elevated, large two-person corner spa and a lovely big open fireplace, then up the winding Victorian staircase to the upstairs bedroom with cast-iron four-poster bed and glass enclosed balcony which captures the city lights in winter time.
The country kitchen is light filled in the afternoons and as with all of the cottages, has an early Kooka stove and all the pots and pans for you to enjoy the breakfast provisions.
Entertainment includes television, DVD, iPod dock radio and free Wi-Fi internet.
The two bedroom, two-storey Lavender cottage is situated right in the Olinda Village - so there is easy access to the shops and restaurants. It is perfect for girls' weekends, families and wedding guests or even the bride and groom.
The large attic style upstairs has a queen sized bed, large two-person corner spa, and Romeo and Juliette balcony, overlooking its own grassed garden. Downstairs is the kitchen and sunken lounge room with open fireplace, digital television, free Wi-Fi internet, DVD and CD system.
The second bedroom is also downstairs with a double cast iron bed.
Built in 1912, the Cotswald Cottage is an original cottage of the area, giving you get a real sense of history when you arrive. You can imagine families sitting by the open fire, playing games, reading books and spending time together.
Centrally located in the Olinda village and with its own private garden full of Johnquills, Camelias and Rhododendrons, it is the perfect cottage for groups of up to six people.
It features three bedrooms, each with a double bed, a bay windowed dining room adjoining the lounge room, large kitchen with the early Kooka stove, a large two-person corner spa and of course digital television, DVD and CD system as well as free Wi-Fi internet.
There is also a barbecue on the front veranda.
The Caretakers Cottage is perfect for one person or one couple for an overnight stay or weekend away. Good for people who want to explore the area and get out and about.
With the villages of Olinda and Mount Dandenong so close, you can easily stroll to the shops and restaurants for dinner. This cosy cottage features a bathroom with shower, kitchenette and double bed.
It captures the garden surrounds and is heated and air-conditioned for your comfort. There is a digital television, DVD and radio, iPod docking station. There is a decking area with table and chairs to enjoy the fresh mountain air of the Dandenong Ranges.