February 1, 2019 / By The Weekender Travel
The Dandenongs is such a wonderful destination for a weekend with friends, a family get-together or a luxury splurge! When you are wondering where to stay, check out these four amazing cottages with fireplaces. Grab your coat, some wine and chocolate and head away. You won't regret it!
Offering country charm, expansive gardens, luxurious decor and stunning design, you'll love Beechmont Garden Retreat. Relax in the large outdoor entertaining area or wander around the 10 acres of exceptional gardens that surround the house. Unwind in one of the 4 generous bedrooms or 2 large living areas - both with fireplaces and large windows. There is a fully equipped chef's kitchen and dining area - perfect for entertaining. Beechmont is the sort of house you dream of sharing with family or friends, or maybe just keeping it all to yourself.
Boyanda is a beautiful property that will capture your heart. With stunning views over the valley towards the city that change with the time of day, this country home offers a fabulous backdrop and charm for the perfect trip away. All of the bedrooms are located downstairs so the main entertaining and living areas have maximum views and relaxation. There’s also an open plan kitchen, separate dining room and fireplace to add to your enjoyment. Wander in the gently sloping country garden or visit the villages of Mt Dandenong and Sassafras if you feel like heading out. Boyanda is a treat!
3. What a find! Chestnut Ridge (above)
Chestnut Ridge is a stunning hillside property that has everything you need for a great weekend away with family or friends. Offering 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 living areas - one for the adults (with fireplace) and one for the kids (with table tennis and tv) - there is plenty of room for everyone. Cook up a storm in the recently renovated kitchen or relax around the large elm dining table chatting and playing board games. There is also a pretty garden with lawn and a deck to drink your morning coffee on. You'll never want to leave!
With sweeping verandas that wrap around the house, the Homestead at Moulton Park Estate is a spacious, open plan country home, circa 1910. It has 3 large bedrooms, with other properties available on the Estate if you are travelling with a larger group. Boasting large windows, French provincial-style furnishings and a large entertaining kitchen and dining area, the Homestead has a luxurious feel with modern appliances. Feel free to explore the 3 acres of gardens or enjoy the tennis court before you venture out and see what Sassafras has to offer.