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Bushland Retreat

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Bushland Retreat is the perfect place to relax and forget about the demands of life for a while, Portland is only a short drive away or to Cape Bridgewater (expansive beach to swim, surf, or stroll along any season of the year). There is 20 acres to explore with wallabies and kangaroos are often seen grazing, and are found koalas in trees or meandering across the property. There is abundant birdlife and nearby walks, caves & spring wildflowers. It is a place to call home while you enjoy the immediate environment or wider area. Best suited to couples, but can easily accommodate those travelling with children with futon in lounge area. Pets are by arrangement. Eco-friendly self-contained cottage. Linen provided. Gas stove with standard oven & cooktop. Large bar fridge with freezer. Washin...Bushland Retreat is the perfect place to relax and forget about the demands of life for a while, Portland is only a short drive away or to Cape Bridgewater (expansive beach to swim, surf, or stroll along any season of the year). There is 20 acres to explore with wallabies and kangaroos are often seen grazing, and are found koalas in trees or meandering across the property. There is abundant birdlife and nearby walks, caves & spring wildflowers. It is a place to call home while you enjoy the immediate environment or wider area. Best suited to couples, but can easily accommodate those travelling with children with futon in lounge area. Pets are by arrangement. Eco-friendly self-contained cottage. Linen provided. Gas stove with standard oven & cooktop. Large bar fridge with freezer. Washing machine. TV/DVD.Able to accommodate those travelling with children - futon in lounge area. Conveniently located only 10 minutes from Cape Bridgewater Beach (seal colony, petrified forest, Bridgewater Lakes,Tarragal Caves) or Portland township (first settlement in Victoria). Take a drive through or walk in our wonderful forests including the Mt Richmond & Cobboboonee National Parks. Appreciate the Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape of the local Aboriginal people Gunditjmara, at Lake Condah where you can see eel and fish traps, and the only remaining permanent houses built by an Indigenous community in Australia. Not far along Telegraph Rd from Bridgewater Rd (approximately midway between Portland and Cape Bridgewater Beach). Please contact owner to obtain exact location at time of booking. The cottage is set on 20 acres of undulating landscape. There are vistas over the reserve and water (dependent on rainfall) and ample stars on clear nights. There are over 100 species of birds recorded on the property. A pair of Wedge-tailed Eagles often glide over. Come and enjoy the tranquil environment that is near Portland and not far from the beach. More
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Helen P
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviews (1)
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Firstly, the hosts Helen & Doug were amazing! Directions to the cottage, everything explained, local information & even help with a lost bag on route. The cottage is just what we were seeking; a peaceful relaxing place to unwind. The cottage had everything we needed...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Ceetine
BushlandRetreat, VR Owner at Bushland Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back anytime. It is a very beautiful place where people can experience nature and have a break from the hectic pace of life. Take care and thank you for staying at Bushland Retreat.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Water Views
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Parking
Balcony
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Kettle
Terrace
Telephone
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
The immediate neighbourhood is the Bat's Ridge Wildlife Reserve. While not far from Portland it is a place to relax and unwind. There are no major roads or railways nearby so your sleep is not disturbed. It is a very safe neighbourhood.
How to get there
Once booked we welcome your stay and send you a map so you can easily locate us. A car is really necessary to travel around the area. If however you choose to come via public transport (V/line) or aeroplane to Portland Airport we can transfer you at no charge to the property (or you may choose to use a hire car).
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