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Catherine's Cottage Bright

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Catherine's Cottage is a beautifully restored miner's cottage (circa 1890) situated within the Alpine Shire and Ovens Valley in Bright Victoria. The cottage is within walking distance to the town centre.

With 3 bedrooms (one with ensuite) the cottage will accommodate 6 people in roomy comfort. We also provide extra towels, a big hot bath and split air conditioning to ensure that your stay is memorable.

Our aim is to have you return over and over to this delightful property.

Catherine's is a place to relax all day or unwind after a big day out. Wood fire and reverse cycle air conditioning for all year round comfort. Two flat screen TV's with DVD players and Bluetooth speaker system for your enjoyment.

With a great kitchen plus full bathroom and laundry facilities, this beautiful cottage is designed to be your home away from home. The kitchen, dining and lounge rooms all have polished boards while wood heating ensures cosy winter warmth. In the warmer months, why not take advantage of the outdoor area for a relaxing bbq?

The wonderful garden is to be enjoyed by all. Feel free to pick herbs, rhubarb or anything else you may find in the garden to compliment your culinary skills.

Three bedrooms (1 x queen, 1 x double, 1 x twin) will accommodate six people plus a cot.

Additional features: dishwasher, stove, fridge, microwave, sandwich maker, iron, washing machine, clothes dryer, BBQ, video, 2 x flat screen TV's with in built DVD player, Bluetooth speakers, cot, high chair, toys, sand box and toddler swing.

All linen supplied.

Bright and surrounds

With the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail at your doorstep, Wandiligong just down the road, Mt Hotham only a scenic 40 minute drive plus cafes, restaurants and shops within easy walking distance Catherine's Cottage is the perfect location to rest and relax or be involved in everything that Bright and its surrounding area has to offer all year round.

For food and wine buffs Bright and surrounding areas will not disappoint. Cheese, olives, trout, honey, lavender farms, berries and nuts abound just to name a few. Wineries dotted around the countryside with gorgeous cellar experiences and a brewery or two will enlighten your taste buds.

Bright is the perfect place at anytime for anyone of any age.

We hope you enjoy Bright and Catherine's Cottage as much as we do.


From $265 per night (low season)

Please enquire for rates during school holidays, public holidays and festivals.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

Within 14 days : No refund.

More than 15 days notice : Refund is one nightly rate.

***$500 bond applicable for all rentals. Refunded accordingly after departure inspection***

Payable by bank transfer only.

More Details

Louise Pizzutti
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Bright Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • skiing


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Catherine's Cottage Bright
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Another Great Girls Weekend in Bright

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, relaxing weekend in this lovely old cottage which is only a short walk to town - perfect for our small group of four! The house was clean, cosy and comfortable and as the weather was warm, we spent most of our time outside in this very quiet part of town.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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A really comfortable & relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this very comfortable cottage. Warm and cosy with the wood-burner going.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 and had a wonderful time in Bright at Catherine's Cottage.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Wonderful Cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at Catherine's and got a few friends interested. The beds are clean and comfortable. Ample seating and everything you need for a good stay. The fifth star is only missing because the exterior of the building needs a good scrub.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Stunning, Unique Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this charming little cottage over the Christmas break. The coziness of the cottage was just lovely, incredibly relaxing with everything we needed, including stunning views of the mountains, and a peaceful atmosphere. Louise was lovely to deal with, and made our stay super simple easy.

Thanks again Louise, we will be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


  • 2 of 5

After having experienced 'cottages' in other locations we were a little disappointed with our stay at Catherine's Cottage. We found the housekeeping unsatisfactory; upon our arrival we discovered cutlery was dirty, the shower had previously used soap in it and the floors appear not to have been swept. Additionally the beds were terrible, the main bedroom was a tiny 'double' bed. I am 5'10" and my feet were hanging out from the end. We had an uncomfortable night sleep and were sore in the morning. The main couch is held up with a block of fire wood, typical of the cheapo renovations evident throughout. On a positive side, the air conditioning worked well, the hot water was good in the shower (but the low ceilings were a bit awkward!) Also the fridge and dining table were good and the TV worked as expected. The gardens at the rear are pleasant and it is good to have off-street parking. It was OK to walk into town, we are youngish and able, some older persons or those less mobile would not think it is within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry to hear your stay was disappointing. We can assure you the cottage is fully cleaned after every booking and we stand by our reputation. We fell in love with this cottage and as previous reviews demonstrate, our guests do as well. We have many guests who return over and over. The cottage has character as could be reasonably expected in a house over 120 years old and contains many original features which guests usually find charming. The beds are standard size, the ceiling is lower in two rooms- in others it is 15ft high, the odd floor board squeaks. It is a restored miners’ cottage, not a renovated contemporary apartment. We trust potential guests to make their booking based upon previous reviews and excellent reputation which we have worked hard to achieve over six years rather than the above. Please feel free to contact us with any questions prior to booking.
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Other Activities:

Located on Rail Trail


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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