#0824: Australia, Victoria

vacation home exchange #0824: Australia, Victoria
home swap #0824: Australia, Victoria
holiday home exchange #0824: Australia, Victoria
holiday homeswap #0824: Australia, Victoria
homeexchange #0824: Australia, Victoria
homexchange #0824: Australia, Victoria
home exchange #0824: Australia, Victoria

    Description

    Two bedroom house originally from the 1890s but now rebuilt.  Modern completely equipped kitchen.  Wood fired heater.  Air conditioning and ceiling fans.  Very rural bush atmosphere but still within easy reach of towns and a well patronised local pub in next village.  Paved area with outdoor setting at rear.  Close to wineries such as the historic Tahbilk, small historic towns and Nagambie Lake.  Cafes and restaurants about 10 mins away.

    This old principals house is in the last remaining remnant of landscape that is known as granitic backwash grassy woodland complex and is the habitat of the rare Swift parrot of which there seem to be at least three living around us, among other fauna.

    Location

    Car needed yes
    Car available no

    Small hamlet in a rural area.  There are many wineries nearby, historic towns and villages complete with markets every weekend.  There is boating, fishing (quite a lot of trout fishing possible - licenses and gear availble nearby), horse riding and other sporting activities including the safest sky diving in Victoria. Skiiing not too far away in winter. Huge annual antiques fair nearby in October. Quite a lot of art and craft activity in the area with galleries and small boutique shops also. Restaurants and caes in nearby villages and towns. This area was one of the first settled in Victoria, hence the historic nature.  Close to the birthplace and village of Ned Kelly.  Around the house is the remnant of a landscape that does not exist elsewhere anymore with some rare fauna which is easily seen around the house.  

    Accomodation

    Bedrooms

    bedroom 1: 1 x king double

    bedroom 2: 2 x single

    Beds can be made up as two kings or 4 singles or any combination.

    Bathrooms

    shower 1: shower

    wc 2: toilet

    Amenities

    General
    central heating air conditioning fireplace telephone
    fax machine internet access linen towels
    sofa bed baby high chair baby crib hair dryer
    disable friendly computer available wifi sauna / steam room
    gym indoor pool ceiling fans high speed internet
    home security gated community water view lift /elevator
    Kitchen
    oven hob / stove dishwasher washing machine
    clothes dryer fridge freezer microwave
    coffee maker toaster iron & ironing board condiments/essentials
    Entertainment
    tv vcr cd player/hi-fi dvd player
    cd library video library dvd library cable / satelite tv
    ipod dock      
    External
    parking garden / yard shared pool balcony/terrace
    outdoor grill private hot tub outdoor furniture private pool
    shared hot tub garage beach / water front canoe/cayak
    Services
    nanny /babysitting caretaker housekeeper cook
    gardener doorman resort privileges  

    House rules

    Credits 5
    Anytime
    Cleaning included no
    No

    No Smoking inside

    No Pets

    No wheelchair access

    Activities

    Sports

    Horse riding (40 minutes drive)

    Fishing (20 minutes drive)

    Downhillskiing

    Golf (20 minutes drive)

    Tennis (10 minutes drive)

    Water skiing

    Hiking / Walking (on site)

    Canoe/Kayaking (15 minutes drive)

    Boating /Sailing (15 minutes drive)

    Other

    Shops (20 minutes drive)

    Restaurants (10 minutes drive)

    Culture

    Wildlife Viewing (on site)

    Galleries & Museums (20 minutes drive)

    Public transport (20 minutes drive)

    Town

    Getting there

    2km off the main highway from Melbourne to Sydney (but no highway noise).

    A bit of Australian Bush close to town

    Old teachers schoolhouse in among tall eucalypts and surrounded by native birds close to wineries and historic villages and towns.

    At a glance

    Property House/Villa (vacation home)
    Exchanges Credits Exchange, Direct Swaps
    Credits 5 per week
    Bedrooms 2
    Guests 4
    Min stay 3 days
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