In the heart of picturesque Dandenong Ranges, only 45 min from Melbourne CBD, situated on 11-acres of privacy, is a luxurious and romantic B+B. Built in 2006, Merrow Cottages is one of Mount Dandenong's best kept secrets, a highly awarded successful Bed and Breakfast business also providing a classic country home to reside encircled by dry stone walls and landscaping providing garden rooms abundant with European plantings and delights.
Conveniently accessed via separate driveway, placed for privacy and epitomising the hills, Merrow Cottages offers 2 cosy independent B+B cottages - "The Gatehouse and Forest Edge. Each cottage is fully self contained, decadent in dcor with modern luxury enticing guests to this destination for romantic getaways. Heritage detailing, sash windows, sheer classic elegance adorn the weatherboard cottages while stone fire places add to the ambiance with the essential spa bath perfect for a private stay.
The main residence, known as Merrow House, currently offers an additional apartment on the lower level, The Spa Studio Suite, an expansive 86sqm-Open suite and 3 additional B&B Suites - "The Deluxe Spa Suite", "Lyrebird" Suite on the Upper Level and "Mon Amour" ideal for the overnight guest.
The superb residence welcomes guests via the traditional veranda to a generous foyer complete with reception office and after hours easy key access. A stunning and spacious living room with open fire place and garden views with French Doors opens up to the covered rear Alfresco area, perfect for all year round dining. Wall mounted heaters, a wood fired pizza oven, coffee machine and bar area ideal for functions or small weddings is included. A beautiful garden terrace off the Alfresco area with tables and chairs overlooks the peaceful and untouched 11 acre forest area, a home for the beautiful hills birdlife creating the ideal setting.
Further private spaces in Merrow House include a spacious bedroom with BIR, a library lined with bookshelves and light filled dining room connecting to the alfresco. The functional galley style kitchen leads conveniently to the laundry zone with separate entrance and powder room to service the cottages. A perfect combination to continue to run a successful B+B, or move in with extended family and reap the benefits of the cottages.
Merrow Cottages is superbly located off the main road, close to function venues, restaurants and local villages of Olinda, Mt Dandenong and Sassafras, in the heart of the hills and the chosen destination for getaways by so many. The 10 acres of land allows you to experience the beauty of the Dandenong Ranges flora and fauna as Merrow is nestled among giant mountain ashes, a series of ponds, centenary tree ferns, colorful camellias, rhododendrons, 1000 hydrangeas, magnolias and often has visits from lyrebirds, rosellas, king parrots, kookaburras, wallabies, wombats and wandering deers.
A property offering a lifestyle often sought, rarely found with a walk in walk out arrangement, all intellectual property, financials and so much more, we invite you to experience the magic of Merrow Cottages
Inclusions- All Chattels in the cottages and suites (list on application).
Additional Inclusions: Zoned GDH, Dishwasher, Solar Panels 16 panels, Shipping container for storage, workshop under home.
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