Pennyroyal Valley View - Overview
- SQM 45
Relax and feel at home in our spacious guest apartment with spectacular views of the Pennyroyal Valley.
Pennyroyal Valley View’s guest apartment is exclusively yours to enjoy. The apartment has a spacious bedroom with queen size bed, built in robes and wonderful views to wake up to. The adjoining lounge opens onto a sunny patio overlooking our organic vegetable garden and orchard. The lounge is furnished with a comfy couch which can fold out to a sofa bed, arm chair, LCD TV, movies, books and games. There is a separate bathroom with vanity and shower . A functional kitchenette is equipped with microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge plus an extensive range of utensils, crockery and glassware. The apartment is tastefully decorated with many local artists works. Eco design principals ensure quite and comfort year round with a large north facing lounge window, blockout curtains, double glazing, cork floors, ceiling fan and reverse cycle heating/cooling. Complimentary tea, coffee, milk and cereal are provided for light eaters or a gourmet continental breakfast featuring home made delights from our garden is available to purchase when booking. A BBQ on the patio is ideal for cooking some local Otway Prime beef and you are welcome to pick fresh salad ingredients from the vegie garden.
The apartment is separated from the main house by an outdoor undercover living area which is yours to enjoy and features an open fireplace, lounge chairs and dining table. Feel free to explore the extensive vegetable garden and orchard or wander the farm during your stay. You may even like to offer our resident alpacas an apple! There are two bicycles which are free to use during your stay.
We live in the adjacent main house with our two friendly dogs. We will greet you on arrival and be available during your stay should you require any tips for enjoying the area.
Pennyroyal Valley View is located in the heart of the Otway and Great Ocean Road regions - one of the most beautiful areas of Victoria. We are located a 5 minute drive to Deans Marsh and local favourite, Martians Cafe, which has live music most weekends, check out their website to see who is playing. Lorne and its numerous restaurants and beautiful beaches is a 20 minute drive. The historic town of Birregurra, home of renowned chef Dan Hunter's restaurant Brae is less than 15 minutes away. Limousine transfers to Brae are available by prior arrangement.
Gentle Annie Berry Farm and Cafe is a leisurely walk or ride down the valley and Pennyroyal Raspberry farm is 6km away. Both offer a wide variety of pick your own berries and a cafe (closed in winter). Nearby cellar doors include Blake Estate, Dinny Goonan and Gosling Creek which has live music every Sunday.
There are short bush walks within the 25 acres of native forest on our property. Discover the old coal train walk in the adjacent Otway Forest Park. The area abounds with wildlife. Wallabies, kangaroos, echidnas, wedge tail eagles and abundant bird-life are a common sight. You may even spot the legendary Otway panther :)
The nearby Otway National Park offers nature lovers many walks, waterfalls and sights to explore. Further afield the town of Forrest is a mountain biking mecca and Lake Elizabeth offers a spectacular walk with a chance to spot the elusive platypus. A drive through the magnificent mountain ash forest takes you to Lorne, the gateway to The Great Ocean Road and its world renowned attractions.
1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet, 1 Kitchenette
SleepingBed linen, 1 Fold-away bed, 1 Queen bed, Double Foldout Sofa Bed, Electric blanket, Quality bed linen
CookingCooking utensils, Refrigerator, Toaster, Microwave, BBQ, Wood oven, Kettle, Coffee plunger and fresh ground coffee
Heating/CoolingCeiling fans, Fireplace, Reverse cycle airconditioning / heating
EntertainmentDVD-Player, Wireless Broadband Internet, TV (Antenna), Flat screen TV, Selection of DVDs, books and games, Bose Soundlink portable bluetooth speaker
SanitaryHair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Washbasin, Local handmade soap, Towels, Shampoo, conditioner and other essentials
LaundryIron & Board
MiscellaneousDouble glazing, Blockout curtains
OutsideGas BBQ, Deck chairs, Vegtable garden, Vine covered patio, Outside Fireplace and Cafe Blinds, Table and Chairs, Hammock, Wood oven, Bicycles