Top dog friendly properties, Dandenongs, Vic

February 20, 2020 / By Kath for the Weekender Travel

Are you in a co-dependent relationship… with your dog?  If you and your pooch suffer crippling separation anxiety, where even a weekend apart feels like a century, you are our kind of people. 

You’re also in luck. Who says you can’t spend a fabulous weekend in the Dandenongs with your best boy or girl at your feet? You can. Here, are eight luxury doggo-friendly properties where you and your best friend will be very welcome.

Magnolias on Mernda
Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
A modern home in stunning garden surrounds. Offering two spacious bedrooms, an open living area, country kitchen, wood fire, glorious gardens and even a cubby house for the kids. Perfect for a weekend getaway. There is a dog run in the yard, which is also fully fenced yard. From $275 p/night.

Heaven in the Hills
Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
Offering elevated views that reach as far as Melbournes CBD, this home has a fully appointed modern kitchen, welcoming living area, gorgeous bathroom and outdoor balcony and terrace. From $225 p/night.


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Kallista Cottage Retreat
Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
A charming cottage set in lovely peaceful gardens on the edge of Sassafras Creek, close to Kallista Village. There is a wonderful kitchen (perfect for the master chef), a wood fire, central heating, and lovely veranda facing the garden. The deck/veranda are fully fenced. From $275 p/night.

Barbers Lodge
Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Built as a log cabin and now fully renovated, this property has a big open fire, leather couches, large TV, new kitchen with steam oven, spacious bedrooms and views over the garden. There are front and back verandas with chairs, and a fire pit for winter. The property is fully fenced. From $305 p/night.


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Emerald Cottage
Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
A tranquil retreat set on 12 acres of countryside, Emerald Cottage is a beautiful holiday property in the heart of Emerald. Featuring a contemporary design style with earthy tones throughout, this beautifully appointed home offers a spacious open plan living and dining area with a wood burning fireplace, comfortable sofas and a dining table that can seat up to six guests. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor seating area with electric BBQ. There is a fenced dog run in the yard. From $255 p/night.

Tree Top Stay
Sleeps 5, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Treetop Stay is a unique three-bedroom retreat set on stilts and nestled in the canopy of the Sassafras Mountain Ash and Tree Ferns. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the master bedroom provide uninterrupted views of the breathtaking scenery, while the main deck and balcony provide the perfect backdrop to enjoy a sunset cocktail or dine among the trees. From $290 p/night.


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