2 bedroom spa Cottage
Alpine Cottage lounge and wood fire
Allpine spa cottage main bedroom
Shady Brook one bedroom cottages
Shady Brook in Autumn
2 bedroom spa B&B in winter snow
a water feature in the garden
Spacious lawns amongst teh many gardens
2 bedroom alpine spa and wood fire Cottage

Shady Brook Cottages

Address: 20 Mountain View Walk, Harrietville, Victoria 3741

Phone: 03 5759 2741  |  Mobile: 0438 050 475  

Email: info@shadybrook.com.au
Web: shadybrook.com.au

Shady Brook Cottages are self contained deluxe alpine cottages and bed and breakfast surrounded by 14 acres of forest and the Ovens River, with eight acres of landscaped gardens. Situated only 500 meters from the centre of Harrietville.

Each cottage has it own deck and barbecue and are beautifully appointed secluded in eight acres of magnificent tranquil gardens. Great views of the Feathertop ranges. From your cottage hear the Ovens river as it flows out of pristine mountain ranges.

Whether it be the snow in the winter, or walks into the Alpine national park through spring to Autumn its right on your doorstep. Harrietville offers many short historical walks with hotels restaurants, general store and all your ski hire.

Take day trip to historic towns and wineries or into Bright (20 minutes drive) for a shop, and then return from the hustle and bustle to your quiet secluded alpine cottage, sit on the deck and watch the setting sun over mountain ranges and enjoy a great local wine.

Walk up private tracks to old disused gold mines take in the magnificent views. Shady Brook offers something that is truly unique that's why so many of their visitors return again and again.

This is truly alpine accommodation that offers you all the comforts in one of the great gardens in the valley where bush, river and garden merge into one great Eden. You are invited by arrangement to visit the gardens and inspect the cottages.

Each year they are open to the spring and Autumn festivals and are regularly toured by garden groups and have ABC gardening personal use their gardens for tours and discussions. Make it a destination even if you are not staying at Shady Brook Cottages you will not be disappointed.

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Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Two Bedroom Alpine spa Cottage

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We offer a midweek rate and stay seven nights get the seventh night free. Additional adult $35, child $25. High tariff applies public holidays, please contact operator for further information. Breakfast can added to the tariff if ordered in advance.


Two Bedroom B&B spa apartment

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Rate quoted is twin shared and includes the continental breakfast. Extra adult is $35 and $25 for a child. The low rate is mid week Sunday to Thursday and the top rate is high tariff public holidays. Weekends is $150 per night twin shared. Minimum one night and stay seven nights get the seventh night free applies


One bedroom alpine cottage

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Rates quoted are twin share, additional adult is $30 and child is $20. One night minimum does apply and stay seven nights and get the seventh night free. Does not include breakfast which may be added to the rate if requested in advance


Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

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. This is a unique holiday destination surrounded by alpine mountains within 500mts of the Mountain village of Harrietville, hear the river running, see a large variety of native birds. A double Sofa bed is available in lounge, and also supply a single fold up bed for an additional person. There are two one bedroom cottages Breakfast maybe ordered in advance either continental or English. Maximum of four people per cottage.3

Two Bedroom B&B spa apartment

The two bedroom B&B 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.3

One bedroom alpine cottage

The one bedroom cottage maybe booked for one night stays and are 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.2

Payment methods accepted

BPAY  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

They require a minimum of a one nights deposit to secure the booking, the balance payable on arrival. Deposits unless in exceptional circumstances are not refundable but are transferable to another time. If a deposit is refunded a 20 per cent administrative fee applies to cover costs.

Local directions

As you enter Harrietville on the Great Alpine Road (B500) on the left side immediately over the ovens river is Pioneer Park. Another 100mts on your Right is Mountain View Walk. Tourist sign Shady Brook under the street sign follow in for 200 metres to the office. There are signs along the way to help you along


  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Cycle/running path
  • Gardens in property
  • Movie hire
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Wood heater/Pot Belly


  • Birdwatching
  • Meditating
  • Animal Viewing
  • Guided walks

Reception opening hours

Your hosts John and Anne live on the property so are able to supply you with a friendly service and can offer you information in regards to activities, local history, walks and bike rides.

Seven days
8:00am  - 10:00pm
Enquires can be made at any time and late arrivals can be arranged.

Check in:  2:00pm

Check out:  10:00am


  • Visitor Information Centre

How to get here

High Country