Welcome to Woolrich Retreat
In Woolrich’s historic five-acre woodlands you will find our two luxury retreats where guests will enjoy the very best bed & breakfast accommodation available in the Dandenong Ranges.
Privacy, open fires, spas, ensuites, decks with BBQs overlooking the gardens and free entry to Cloudehill Gardens next door.
Walk, laze by the fire, relax in the spa or soak in the view with a glass of wine. The perfect Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges getaway.
Built in the 1920s, the cottage’s Art Deco features have been retained and restored to create this elegant accommodation. Fine furniture complements the period architectural features such as the Art Deco leadlight windows.
The cottage includes two bedrooms with large ensuites, so two couples can enjoy equal luxury as well as an indoor, four person Jacuzzi hot tub under a glass skylight. The lounge room has an open fire, and a bay window with dining table. The kitchen has granite bench tops and a farmhouse sink. French doors open up onto a deck with a BBQ and outdoor furniture for alfresco dining with garden and mountain views.
In French Provence style, the Garden Retreat is perfect for one couple with its king-size bed and double spa (separate shower). Miele appliances in the kitchen, leadlight windows, in the bathroom and bedroom, TV with Foxtel and DVD and a lovely open wood fire in the cosy lounge room makes this an experience to remember.
Outside, the balcony, complete with BBQ, and art deco table and chairs sits at the edge of a canopy of trees. Walk down the steps next to your retreat and open the gate to Cloudehill Gardens or go the other way into the Woolrich Woodlands with its meandering paths, lyrebirds, azalea maze and the dell.
Olinda is one of the major villages of the hills. It is close to the winery district of Yarra Valley and Puffing Billy, a steam train which goes to Emerald. It is the centre of many famous gardens. Just along the road is the National Rhododendron Garden, there are many other national and private gardens which are open to the public. You can go and pick raspberries and strawberries in season, visit the trout farm, or see William Rickett's sanctuary where he created sculptures honouring the aborigines. It is a delight to shop in the villages which is full of all kinds of shops with unusual things for sale.
The check-in time for the Garden Suite is 2pm and checkout is 11am. The check-in time for Woolrich Retreat is 3pm and checkout is 12 midday.
The entrances to the accommodation is approximate 100 metres from the junction of the Monbulk/Silvan Road and Woolrich Road. It is adjacent to Cloudehill which is on the corner.
There is a board with a lyrebird at the entrance to the driveway for the Garden Suite. Please park under the deck under the sign which says Guest Parking. The entrance to the suite is at the end of the drivewy. A key will be in the door. The entrance to the cottage is from the next driveway. You will find a key in the cottage door.
Just go into both places and make yourselves at home. If you need help at any time, please call us on 9751 0154. We will either greet you on your arrival or pop down afterwards.
- -Breakfast service
- -Non-smoking property
- -DVD library
- -WiFi (free)
- -Spa bath / Jacuzzi
- -Day spa
- -BBQ facilities
- -Guest laundry
- -Dry cleaning / Laundry service
- -Onsite parking (free)