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Parla Gully Country Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

Valley View Cottage is situated at Parla Gully Country Retreat which is a 200 acre farm on the fringe of the beautiful Otway Ranges and only 20 mins from Aireys Inlet, Anglesea and the fabulous Great Ocean Road.

Soak up the sun on the sandy beaches of Torquay, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet or Lorne in the summer months and come home to a fully self contained peaceful haven. Wake to exclusive views to the north along the Wormbete Creek valley and the quiet countryside with grazing sheep and not house or car to be seen.

Enjoy the pleasures of rural lifestyle, take a walk in the Great Otway National Park or bring a horse or bike and ride through the Otway Forest Park at our very own back gate.

Valley View Cottage has plenty of space and is self contained (other than washing facilities). Spacious rooms and living areas with ground and first floor bedrooms, balcony. sunny decks, stunning rural views and privacy make Parla Gully a truly great place to stay.

The bathroom has a large corner spa designed for two, it's a lovely place to sit back, relax and unwind after an enjoyable day at the many nearby beaches or after a day trip along the Great Ocean Road.

The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fan forced electric oven, cook top, full size fridge freezer and microwave oven.

Valley View Cottage has beautiful rural views along the Wormbete Creek Valley and the northern plains. It has two bedrooms and can sleep four (4) guests making it ideal for couples and smaller families. This cottage is also wheelchair friendly with wide doors and easy bathroom/shower access.

Things to do

Parla Gully is ideal for anyone wanting to get away from the rest of the world for a quiet holiday in a peaceful rural setting.

For those wanting something more there is the Great Otway National Park and Forest Parks right at our very back gate. The Forest Parks offer a range of uses including horse riding, trail bike riding and tours, mountain bike riding and bushwalking.

If the bush isn't for you it's only a 20 minute drive to the fabulous swimming and surf beaches of Aireys Inlet, Anglesea and a little more to Lorne. Parla Gully is also an ideal place to stay if you are planning on touring the Great Ocean Road to see the wonders of this famous coastline.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017


Wensleydale Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • forests
  • winery tours


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Parla Gully Country Retreat
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

A peaceful getaway

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here - very peaceful retreat.

The upstairs room is huge and worked well as a kids play room and bed room (there aren't actually any doors to the bedrooms, so they may be out of sight but they're not out of earshot).

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great escape from the city

  • 4 of 5

We would like to thank Bruce and his wife for their hospitality. They let us get up close to the sheep and gave us an educational tour on their day to day activities on the farm. If you're looking for an escape from the city then Parla Gully is the place to go. It was an easy drive to nearby towns. I loved having the property to ourselves without a neighbour or car driving past in sight. It was peaceful and relaxing sitting in the spa and listening to the natural local surrounds.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Fantastic place to relax.

  • 5 of 5

The place has everything you need to forget about work and just relax. The spa is great after being out all day on a cold winter day. Bruce, the host, is very helpful and easy to communicate with. If you drive around after dark, watch for kangaroos on the road!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great country / bush getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 4 night stay at Parla Gully, had a wonderful stay accessing the neighbouring Otways state forest from the property boundary.

Cottage is as new, super clean! With an awesome 2 person spa bath to relax in at the end of each day, lovely quality facilities.

Kids had fun exploring the surrounds, as we did trail riding!

We will definitely be going back, thank you Bruce!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

Great Ocean Road





  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 5 guests

    Optional Costs
    Linen & Towels: $1 per stay

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