Rustic Loft Walkerville, South Gippsland, Australia

  • Cabin
  • 1 BR
  • Sleeps 6
  • from $ 235 nt
What we like about this property

Described as a contemporary shack with a rustic feel, this is one of the most fun cabin rentals we have found in Australia – or anywhere. Ideally suited to people seeking seclusion surrounded in nature, it’s over a mile from the closest neighbor, so you can make as much – or as little – noise as you would like. You can even bring your pet.

Description

If you’re looking at cabin rentals in Australia, this is a great little property. Located two hours southeast of Melbourne, it’s a cool loft surrounded in the lush farmland of South Gippsland, a great destination for guests wanting something off the beaten path. It is so private, say its owners, that your closest neighbors are wallabies, kangaroos, wombats, and echidnas. Relax in the hot tub with a glass of wine, and watch the local birdlife perform aerial manoeuvres.  

The house was lovingly created by renowned builder Jim Commadeur, who built it from scratch while living in a tent pitched nearby. Much of the house, including ladders and cabinets, were crafted by hand from wood, and everything has a meaning. The current owners pay homage to his ideals by using predominantly recycled or handmade furnishings.  

The property is completely open-plan with a combined living room, bedroom and kitchen, which gives prime position to a gorgeous antique four-poster bed. There is an indoor verandah with two double futons. Outside, timber walkways lead to an exterior Japanese bathhouse, with extensive views across the neighboring farm. The five-acre grounds have an outdoor dining area and barbecue, as well as a hammock.  

ADDITIONAL FEATURES  

There is a stereo-CD/radio with iPod plug, as well as wifi, but no television. There are also board games and a good selection of books and local magazines. Linen for the king-sized bed is provided, but guests are asked to bring towels and bedding for the futons.  

The kitchen has a retro stove and oven, that is not brilliant for cooking, a microwave, an electric frying pan, a toaster and a refrigerator.  

AROUND  

The nearby coastline is rugged and secluded, and often compared to Tasmania. The loft is only 30 minutes by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park – one of the most spectacular peninsulas in Australia. It’s also near Walkerville on the Promontory Coast, and nearby beaches include Walkerville, Venus Bay and Sandy Point.   There are great spots for fishing, hiking, cycling, golf, and much more. Upon booking, the owners send a list of things to do, with information on markets, galleries and restaurants.  

LOCATION  

Near Walkerville, South Gippsland, Australia. Nearest airport: Melbourne (2 hours).  

BEST TIME TO VISIT: It books solidly all year. It is a base for the beaches in summer. Autumn and Spring are the most pleasant temperature. Winter is popular as a place to crank up the fire and read a book. The windows right around the shack make you feel right in the wilderness.

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Rustic Loft

from $235/ nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
BedroomsStudio: Kitchen, Living, Bedroom + 1 Bedroom
Bed Type1 king, 2 double futons
KitchenBasic kitchen with all utensils provided
BathroomsJapanese bathhouse, with hot tub, shower basin and toilet; outdoor shower
AccommodateIdeally suited for a couple, but can sleep 6 guests in total
InternetWifi
Pet friendlyPets are very welcome (inside's okay, but not on furniture)
RatesFrom $235-290 per night (Australian dollars), based on two people sharing; various packages available - see rate table
Minimum Stay2 nights
ViewScenic views down the neighborning farmland
Notes

Additional people approximately $50 per night per person.

A deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking. Full payment is due 14 days before stay.

Check in time: 2.00pm

Check out time 10.00am

Cleaning is provided.

Wood is provided for the fireplace. 

Smoking outside only. Extreme care is urged with candles.

Rate Table

Season Price
2 night weekend $560
3 night weekend $750
Weekly $1,390
Mid-week (per night) $235
Mid-week special (Monday to Thursday) $790
Easter/Christmas/long weekends (per night) $290
Peak season (December 20 to February 1, per night) $290

7 Night minimum stay in peak season and 3 nights for long weekends

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