Riverdowns autumn verandah
The Luxurious Miners Cottage
Riverdowns at Howqua
Riverdowns at sunset
Riverdowns miners cottage
Riverdowns river
Riverdowns Howqua River
Riverdowns Howqua Valley


Address: 395 Howqua River Road, Howqua, Victoria 3723

Phone: 03 5777 3865  |  Mobile: 0434 053 566  

Email: andy@riverdowns.net.au
Web: riverdowns.net.au

Located on the iconic Howqua River, Riverdowns is situated on a picturesque 20 acre property with absolute river frontage. The property features park like gardens with magnificent trees, a river walk and a dam full of yabbies.

Enjoy the kangaroos, birds, deer, wombats, platypus, fish and other animals. Stroll by the river, fish, swim or simply relax by the water in the shade of the 100 year old oak tree and be mesmerised by the sound of the stream. Fronting the Howqua River, the house has unparalleled river views and beautiful gardens.

The house has two bedrooms and sleeps up to four people in luxury. There is one queen room and two singles in the second bedroom. There is a modern kitchen and satellite television, Wi Fi and new furnishings throughout. Guests will not be disappointed.

The Luxurious Miners cottage is unique. It features exposed beams and rustic timber walls. It is small and intimate, perfect for the romantic getaway or a fisherman's weekend. The cottage has been beautifully reappointed. Old world style with modern day amenities, including a spa bath, dishwasher, flat screen television, Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a barbecue. There is also an open fire and 2 electric heaters.

The cottage sleeps three. There is a king size bed which can be divided into two long singles and a further single bed is provided in the kitchen dining area.

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Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Miners Cottage

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Indicative rate per night, per couple. Extra person $50 per night.



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Indicative Rate
Indicative rate per night, per couple. Extra person $50 per night.


Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Miners Cottage

A gem in the heart of the Howqua Valley; a unique miners cottage on an historical site furnished with absolute luxury as the standard. New beds, highest quality linen, TV, Wi-Fi available, spa, heating, cooling, open fire a stones throw from the beautiful Howqua river, sleeps three.1


Situated in a stunning location with uninterrupted river views. The House sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms, with new beds electric heating and cooling and a wood burning stove. Satellite TV and Wi Fi available. Please note there is no mobile reception. Modern kitchen and appliances. Close to all high country activities, luxurious fittings in a glorious country setting only metres from the iconic Howqua River.1

Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  Cheque  EFTPOS 

Local directions

Located 25 minutes from Mansfield on the Jamieson Road, turn left at Howqua River Road immediately after crossing the Howqua River. Travel for 3.95 Kilometres. Riverdowns is on your left.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal lounge
  • Gardens in property


  • Astronomy
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing - Fly
  • Kayaking
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking

Reception opening hours

Check in:  3:00pm

Check out:  10:00am

How to get here

High Country