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inthelonggrass cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage


About the property

Inthelonggrass cottage provides clean, affordable family and small group accommodation in a beautiful bush setting.

The views are outstanding, the birdlife abundant and the air as pure as you will find in the Otways.

If you are looking for a base to explore the area our cottage is ideal.

We are situated just 30 minutes from Lorne, 40 minutes from Apollo Bay

and a short drive to numerous other destinations including Lake Elizabeth,

The Otway Fly and Erskine Falls.

Having lived and worked here for over 20 years we can help you plan whatever sort of holiday you are looking for.

For those of you who enjoy mountain bike riding we are just a few minutes ride from the Yaugher trail head mountain bike tracks. The extensive network of tracks are some of the best in Australia and we have free maps available detailing the rides from beginners to advanced.

Our land backs directly on to the Otway National Park so a world of riding and walking is just a stroll away.

We offer you comfort, space, great local knowledge, peace and quiet and flexibility from as low as $90 per night.

We are an easy 2 hour drive from Melbourne and the new Geelong bypass makes the trip a breeze!

The cottage sleeps up to 6 people with a well equipped kitchen, shower, bath

and plenty of outdoor living space to enjoy the magnificent views. We also

welcome pets and have a secure pet enclosure so you can take in the sights

of the Otway National Park, knowing that your pet is safe.

Our cottage is equipped with 4 single and 1 queen bed, heating and cooling,

full size fridge, BBQ, TV, DVD, Video and Radio. All linen is supplied and

pets are welcome by arrangement.

Long Weekend Rates apply


More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018


Barwon Downs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 4 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(32 traveler reviews)

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inthelonggrass cottage
average rating of 4.46875 based on 32 reviews
Victoria, Australia


  • 4 of 5

We thiuroughly enjoyed stsying over there, peaceful and beautiful place

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you Amrita. I am glad you enjoyed our little piece of the bush.
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Comfortable cottage in great location

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at In The Long Grass Cottage! The cottage is basic but very clean and comfortable, and the hosts are lovely. The location is fantastic for exploring many of the main attractions of the Otways - incredible waterfalls, Californian Redwoods, Lake Elizabeth, Otway Fly etc, and still close enough to the coast to head down there. I'd definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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  • 4 of 5

The cabin delivered what it says it is - it is basic but with everything we needed. It was also a great place for our dog and convenient to lots of attractions, beds comfortable, shower great, and equipped kitchen. I also appreciated the privacy it offers. It suited us well for a quick get away for a few days. It was extremely cold when we were there (-2% in the morning) and with little insulation or window coverings, it was difficult to get really comfortable. So probably wouldn't recommend in extreme weather conditions. Otherwise, it is a good cheap base to explore the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Rustic beauty

  • 5 of 5

Great little place, had a great time....thanks Jeanne!!!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful rural location but very basic

  • 2 of 5

Good if you are looking for very basic accommodation on a budget.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Perth, WA, Australia

Very relaxing and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Close to Forrest where we wanted to ride trails and explore the walking trails.

Clean and comfy. All we needed.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

Otway National Park


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • 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 6 guests

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