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The Lily Dutch Windmill

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Maroochydore, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful little place! As soon as you walk into reception you feel at home. My friend and I spent one night in the winery quarters. What a gorgeous little cottage, everything was thought of. The breakfast basket was lovely! The Lily is a must stay if visiting the Stirling Ranges.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The DC3 has been fitted out magnificently and is a credit to the owners. Our stay was very peaceful and we experienced great service. Would recommend the breakfast basket as it includes a small loaf of home made bread among the goodies. To Pleun and Hennie thanks for saving a Dakota and giving her such a great resting place.

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Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We have stayed in a variety of the accommdations (including the winery, and Dakota DC3 plane that has been converted into self contained accommodation!!). Very relaxing, quaint and romantic accommodation to cater for couples, families or tourist groups. Hennie & Pleun provide exceptional customer service, and nothing is too much trouble. All accommodation is clean, comfortable and a number of...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This is just the most wonderful retreat in the Australian bush with magnificent views over the Stirling Ranges. Bluff Knoll and Mount Trio all waiting to be conquered. A fabulous evening meal served on request plus a basket Breakfast of muesli and eggs and fresh bread. It was our 15th visit and we still love it

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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We had booked this as a birthday treat for our two girls, they loved the idea of the windmill and Dutch cottages. We stayed in the Dutch house and it was beautifully presented and every detail was spot on. It didn't feel too cramped or too much like you were staying in someone else's spot at all. Very relaxing, romantic,...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2015

My friend & I spent 4 wonderful nights over Christmas'15 as guests of Pleun & Hennie's staying in their Dakota DC3. What a magnificent retired "lady of the skies" she is and how wonderfully converted for accommodation. Attention to detail is everything to me so when I found 2 mirrors, 8 towels, a basket of toiletries & plenty of hooks...

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Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We four friends stayed in the two bedroom 'villa'. It was our second visit so we recharged our experience of the sites uniqueness, the peaceful environment and the magnificent views of the Stirling Ranges. Pluen's skill and determination in building the working windmill is amazing and his inventiveness in converting the old DC-3 aircraft into accommodation is praiseworthy. Visitors must...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and it was wonderful. Waking up in the morning to birds chirping in the trees and listening to the breeze blowing through the Stirling Ranges was heavenly. We actually drove past the Lilly as it was getting dark so we missed the sign, but we realized soon enough and turned back only to see the...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

The Lily If definitely a must viait place while in The Stirling Ranges. There trade mark windmill is the largest working Tradional Dutch windmill in Australia. It is was set up by a dutch couple who have built everything themselves. Aswell as the Mill what you can stay in or visit they have a variety of cutely decorated houses and...

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

We stayed for 4 nights but wished we could stay for more! Perfectly appointed room with a cosy fireplace and home feeling. Food is superb homecooking. Far enough and close enough from cities and roads. The Lily is a good example on how it should be done.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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At The Lily you will find unique self-contained accommodation next to an authentic five story 16th-century replica Dutch windmill. With its 22-ton cap and sails, this is one of the largest windmills ever built in Australia. The mill is a fully operational windmill producing wholemeal stone-ground Spelt flour for our own restaurant, commercial bakers and home users around Australia. Adjacent to the windmill you will find our restaurant, situated in the original re-located and re-constructed 1924 Federation style railway station from Gnowangerup, our Shire. PRIVATE AIRFIELD. Our airstrip is adjacent to the windmill and you are able to park you plane close to the accommodation. For our fly-in accommodation visitors hangar-space and a car may be available, please check. ACCOMMODATION AT THE LILY - Four star AAA rating. All our accommodation is unique and private. Each has its own outside seating area and is fully self-contained; high quality linen, towels, Scandinavian wood heater, bathroom, iron and board, Digital TV, DVD, Radio/CD player, selection of DVDs and CDs, fridge, stove, microwave and food essentials like (real) coffee, tea, sugar, milk, spices etc. Additional facilities available are fax, gas barbecue, washing machine and dryer. Good next-G (Telstra) mobile phone and wireless Internet reception. A Breakfast Basket and Dinner are available for our accommodation guests, 7-days. The Lily has been selected as one of the 10 best self-contained accommodations in FOOTPRINT WEST COAST AUSTRALIA HANDBOOK. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lily Dutch Windmill

Address: 9793 Chester Pass Rd, Amelup, Western Australia 6338, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Amelup
Price Range: ₹ 9,105 - ₹ 11,070 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Order the breakfast basket. Also if you like dogs the two on the property are very friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles onetoonehundred, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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