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Bedrooms 2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

SRI MENANTI 'tarry a while' cottage is located on 72 hectares at IMPIANA 'dream' estate overlooking Apollo Bay, along the Great Ocean Road.

Impiana adjoins pristine rainforest in Victoria's beautiful Otway Ranges. It boasts picturesque landscapes, and magnificent elevated ocean views.

If you've ever wanted to know what it feels like to have a bedroom in the sky, look no further!

It is definitely the place to hit the pause button. This is a fairytale location perched on top of the hills with an uninterrupted view to Apollo Bay. Enjoy the inspiring views curled up in the bay window in front of the wood fire, or meander across the paddocks to connect with nature and spot the local wildlife.

Feel free to meander over the paddocks while you visit the cows, or search for the resident koala amongst the native trees, and spot wallabies and countless birdlife. Follow the mysterious and meditative labyrinth path in the garden between Pelangi and Sri Menanti.

Pack a picnic to explore the farmland, prepare a meal in the well equipped kitchen to enjoy by the cosy wood fire, or light up the BBQ and watch the sunset from the verandah. On a clear night you will enjoy some spectacular star gazing.

Visit the local attractions, the walking trails and waterfalls of the Otways, or engage in the many recreational activities this region has to offer. The Otway Fly rainforest canopy observation deck is about 25 kilometres away. Slow down and take your time, as the the drive there is through spectacular rainforest. The swimming and surfing beaches at Skenes Creek and Apollo Bay are a short drive away. Learn to surf at Apollo Bay, go surf fishing, or try spotting the magnificent Southern Right Whales along the Coast (from May to October).

Sri Menanti sleeps 4 comfortably in 2 bedrooms. Both rooms have queen beds. There is one bathroom including a laundry. Linen and towelling is supplied.

If you would like more room, we have PELANGI HOUSE on the same estate ( It sleeps 8. Book both, and accommodate 12 people comfortably. Wheelchair access is available at Pelangi.

Take your wonderful family together for a memorable holiday to Sri Menanti: or take your extended family to Sri Menanti and Pelangi

You are warmly invited to make Sri Menanti your holiday home: imagine, relax, and enjoy!



As we have livestock and wildlife on the property we do not accept pets.

Our bookings carry a minimum charge of 3 nights on weekdays. You are also welcome to stay for just two nights. The prices are very competitive so it is still great value - Our guests often use the extra night's availability as a late afternoon checkout for the previous day. They enjoy the whole day at Sri Menanti and leave in late afternoon.

4 night minimum stay for both Pelangi & Sri Menanti applies for Wedding Bookings.

For a limited time: A 10% discount is applied to bookings over 4 nights in duration, and a 15% discount is applied to bookings over 6 nights in duration.

More Details

Property Manager
Erica Fanning
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Skenes Creek Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.868421 based on 38 reviews

Beautiful holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time, with amazing views. Everything that we wanted in a holiday, it was perfect for an escape from reality to unwind.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Adi & Ben, thank you for your review after your stay at Impiana. We are so happy to hear Sri Menanti made for an ideal getaway. We look forward to you, family and friends returning in the near future. Warm regards, Erica.
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

I loved the peacefulness and the fresh morning air.

I Highly recommend a long stay, as i only stayed five nights.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane, thank you for your review. We are so pleased you loved your time at Impiana and we really look forward to your return. Warm regards, Erica.
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Sri Menanti Cottage

See you soon!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a family, couples or friends catching up. A wonderful experience that will never be forgotten and is already missed.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Damien, we are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed Sri Menanti. We are so grateful for your review. We can't wait to have you return. Keep my contact details for a discounted offer. Best regards, Erica
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Tops on top of the hill

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay if you want serenity,privacy and quiet. Has all you need to make stay homie. Good central possion to explore surrounding areas from and the view were thrown in for free lol - it was nice having cows roaming around and other wildlife.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul & Voula, wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your time at Impiana Estate. The views truly are spectacular! We look forward to hearing from you in the future and your return to Impiana. Best regards, Erica
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Melbourne (Northern Irish)

Break Away From Real Life Demands

  • 4 of 5

Needed a couple of days away with my wife and new born.

This place is located in a awesome spot only a short drive from town not mention a great restaurant just a couple of minutes down the hill from the house.

Only piece of advice I can give is check the weather, it was blowing a gale during our time there but was more an excuse to put the fire on and watch a few movies.

Will try again, thanks for the quick processing due to my very last minute booking it was much appreciated.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gary, we were so pleased we were able to accomodate you and your young family at the last minute. There were a few windy days during your stay but we are glad to hear you made it the perfect excuse to relax by the fire at Sri Menanti. We look forward to you and your families return. Thanks very much for taking the time to review. Best regards, Erica
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Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

So relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Sri Menanti is such a beautifully appointed cottage within a very short drive to Apollo Bay. The property is so secluded, and was a joy to wander the fields and the maze. The views are stunning from any window of the house. After a day of exploring all that the region has to offer, the fireplace was very welcoming. It was a lovely break away for our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Grace, thankyou for taking the time to review your stay at Sri Menanti. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at Impiana Estate and had a relaxing time. We hope to have you return in the near future. Warm regards, Erica
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Other Activities:

Otway Fly canopy observation


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund