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Country House Retreat

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Country House Retreat is a unique country homestead set on 50 acres of countryside just minutes from Lakes Entrance and Metung, but a world away from the holiday crowds. You will be swept away by the experience this secluded country home offers –set up for couples, families and friends to enjoy country living with coastal beaches, tourist villages and the magnificent Gippsland Lakes in close proximity. The contemporary home features a large entertainment deck with pizza oven, BBQ and outdoor dining, overlooking a peaceful dam and rolling pastures. An outdoor heated spa provides year round relaxation and fun for young and old. Consisting of four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home will comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The main bedroom features a king coil queen bed, with a...Country House Retreat is a unique country homestead set on 50 acres of countryside just minutes from Lakes Entrance and Metung, but a world away from the holiday crowds. You will be swept away by the experience this secluded country home offers –set up for couples, families and friends to enjoy country living with coastal beaches, tourist villages and the magnificent Gippsland Lakes in close proximity. The contemporary home features a large entertainment deck with pizza oven, BBQ and outdoor dining, overlooking a peaceful dam and rolling pastures. An outdoor heated spa provides year round relaxation and fun for young and old. Consisting of four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home will comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The main bedroom features a king coil queen bed, with a sublime ensuite offering views of the native bushland behind the property, plus walk in robe. Two bedrooms feature trilogy bunks (double bed with single up top), with the fourth bedroom offering a king coil king size bed or the option of two single beds. The kitchen is stocked to feel like a home away from home. Slow cook, stir fry or sizzle your way to a fabulous meal with cooktop, oven and microwave. Plenty of plastic ware for the little people in your lives and dining outdoors, plus salt and pepper, cooking spray, foil, cling wrap supplied for your convenience. If you’re not on duty keep the chef company in the open plan kitchen/dining area as you admire views of the country side from each window. Coffee pod machine and arrival tea/coffee amenities are also provided. In the cooler months enjoy a cosy log fire (with all wood provided), or just switch on the split system for instant warmth and comfort. Stretch out on the plush leather sofa for some screen time in front of the 55 inch HD TV, or plug your favourite tunes into the portable speaker and dance like no-one’s watching (did we mention the privacy and seclusion?). Deluxe hotel quality linen and towels are provided for each guest. For stays exceeding 7 nights’ fresh linen and towels are provided on a complimentary basis. Laundry features LG washing machine plus all the things you’ll need to keep your house in order after a day at the beach! Pets that are clean and flea free are most welcome and permitted indoors on non carpeted areas. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Hot Tub
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is the second time that we have stayed here and once again we were not disappointed. The first time we were there was with other family members and our dogs and was in summer. This time was in winter and bought a different ambiance...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank kak1212
Kim K, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you Kate for such a comprehensive and truly wonderful review. I'm so pleased you could enjoy the range of amenities on offer, which made for a cosy winter retreat by the sounds of it! Soup in winter is a necessity we feel (lthough I've...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

We stayed at Country House retreat for a week. This well appointed home, with everything you need for a relaxing get away . The wood-fired pizza oven, hot tub, push bikes and games all made for fun times without having to go too far. (Metung...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Wil1965
Kim K, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for leaving a 5 star review for our property. It's wonderful to read that you had everthing you needed for a fun family holiday, without having to venture too far from our tranquil retreat. I'd have to agree that one of life's simple...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Fantastic family friendly country homestead with wheelchair access,very well equipped,plus pizza oven ,hot tub and a games area.The serenity of overlooking the green pastures with cattle or sheep grazing from a large verandah or being able to take a walk in the nearby bush make...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank 84eleanord
Management response:Responded 11 November 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review 84eleanord! It was our pleasure to host you and your family. I'm so pleased the house catered for your needs and provided a relaxing setting for you each to enjoy this wonderful countryside. We look forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Wonderful stay at this gem of a house. The ambience and amenities make it enjoyable and accessible for everyone! It suited our family perfectly as one member is in a wheelchair and requires ramps and special equipment such as a portable hoist and hi-Lo bed...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Amy D
G3882EVkimk, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your amazing review Amy D! We are committed to providing a country retreat that is accessible for all, and we are so pleased the house catered so perfectly for your needs. Even in the cooler months those outdoor aspects are so appealing,...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was our second stay with Kim and Stephen with the same group of friends and family (consisting of 6 adults and 5 children under the age of 5). This time we stayed for a week and had the most loveliest of times. Even better...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Lenkki
G3882EVkimk, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review Lenkki and we're delighted to hear your week long stay was the loveliest time as returning guests. We've considered our own 'wish-list' when booking a family holiday to ensure that families are well catered for, and parents can...More

About the Owner
Kim K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
Interaction with guests
Our farm is adjacent to Country House Retreat, so as hosts we are close by and on hand if there is anything you need throughout your stay. If you're traveling with children we are happy to bring our miniature horses over for a pat, and you can enjoy some of our farm fresh eggs throughout your stay.
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About the neighbourhood
East Gippsland is renowned for its beautiful coastal and acquatic landscapes, native wildlife and amazing nature based experiences on offer. Access to the Gippsland Lakes is just 5 minutes drive from our property, where the full array of water based activities can be enjoyed - swimming, fishing, kayaking and boating. Our private jetty is also available for guests who wish to bring a boat. The famous 90 mile beach is just 15 minutes drive. Local farmers markets on every weekend allow the opportunity to purchase fantastic local produce from our region. It's less than an hours' drive to visit the incredible naturally formed underground caves at the Buchan Caves Reserve, a must see for your visit to East Gippsland.
Getting around
Your own car is the best way to take advantage of our region, which is the largest in Victoria and offers some amazing sightseeing, scenic drives and beautiful coastline. If you're coming by public transport then the nearest train station is Bairnsdale. Car hire is limited in our region but taxi services are available. There are a number of private charter companies also operating if you're traveling as a small group.
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