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MannaGum Alpine Lodge

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,906 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Sleeping up to 12 adults, this large pole-house is a 4 bedroom and 2 bathroom executive residence in Sawmill Settlement. Only two minutes from the Mt Buller/Stirling gate, this mountain hideaway is beautifully appointed with fine furnishings, original artworks, and quality linen. Built over 3 levels it has been designed to cater for several families in the one home. Under soaring cathedral ceilings, the crackling wood-fire is the heart of the open plan cooking/dining/living space. The master bedroom is separate from other bedrooms and has its own bathroom and deck area. Three other bedrooms on the second/third levels are serviced by a separate toilet, bathroom and second lounge, making it a great place for the kids to hang out. The backyard is built for entertaining with a cosy fire-pit and garden deck, plus there are chickens providing you with fresh eggs daily.

This non-smoking property is ideal for couples looking for a secluded romantic setting, for several families who enjoy quality and space, or for groups who wish to share all that this property and the high country has to offer. Bring the kids, they will love it!

The Lodge is home to tame king parrots, kookaburras and crimson rosellas, and if you are an early riser you may see grey kangaroos and deer browsing in the surrounding forest.

Our kitchen has everything from coffee plungers to a slow cooker, bread maker and food processor. A range of basic pantry goods is also provided.

During winter Mount Buller lifts and Mount Stirling trails are only 20 mins away, providing magnificent ski runs and cross country trails for all levels. Summer provides more adventure with fishing, hiking, wineries, pubs, 4WDing, mountain biking, road cycling and horse trail and trail bike riding at our door step. Finish off with a dip in the Delatite River only 5 mins walk away.

Bedding Configuration sleeping 12:

Queen bed Bedroom 1 (Sleeps 2)

Queen bed and single bed Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 3)

Double bed and single bed Bedroom 3 (Sleeps 3)

Bunk room Bedroom 4 – 4 single bunk-beds (Sleeps 4)

Ski Season Rates: Queens Birthday long weekend to end of first week in September:

Single Night mid week available during ski season Sunday - Thursday

Minimum 2 nights weekend Friday & Saturday night

Discount ski and board hire is available.

Long Weekends: Minimum 3 nights.

Property Details

Luxury 40 square pole house on 3 levels:

2 Living areas

2 Bathrooms

4 Bedrooms

Full laundry

Drying room

Books, games, DVDs, 2 smart TVs, iPod deck

3 decks with forest views

BBQ , fire pit and fire wood supplied

Open plan kitchen, dining, lounge with cathedral ceilings.

Warm Australian made woollen doonas

Noirot wall heaters in all bedrooms

Large wood heater and reverse cycle heater/AC in lounge

Off road parking for 4 vehicles

Linen and towels provided

Mountain biking and skiing getaway

This private sanctuary is located in the high country with immediate access to some of the best mountain bike and cross country skiing trails. Owned by a keen bushwalker, the local trails including the mountain bike Epic Trail are at your doorstep. The Lodge features trail maps and can provide local advice. There is a drying room for winter sports and a bike wash and secure bike storage for the cyclist. This is a Bike Friendly business.

More Details

Nicky Goudberg
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Sawmill Settlement House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2906 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunks
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Queen bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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MannaGum Alpine Lodge
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
Maslin Beach

Top Notch Holiday Stay

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our three nights stay at MannaGum. Very well equipped, extremely spacious, very clean, and the open fire was awesome. The heating in the bedrooms was appreciated as it was pretty cold. And the wildlife was amazing. Would love to go back. Thanks Nicky

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: And its still snowing here Debbie!
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2nd Awesome Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was our second big weekend at Mann Gum, up mountain biking on Buller with about 8 blokes, very easily and comfortably accommodated in the very generous house. This trip was especially to try out the new Epic Trail, which was rated among us as one of the great trails - most of us have ridden overseas, raced for years, write for and are editors of bike mags… Awesome. The house is right at the end of the trail too, with a river for a cool-down. The house is very clean and well kept. The kitchen is better stocked than any rental I’ve seen. The living space is great to relax in and the deck the perfect spot for a beer. Even better, the owner is lovely and very bike-friendly. We had bike dramas on our last day, and the owner was very helpful in accommodating our shambles. Highly recommended and will re-visit.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You cant help getting umpteen punctures in the wet weather!! Glad the Epic Trail lived up to your expectations. Looking forward to your next visit.
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Sawmill Settlement, Victoria

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed one night but felt at home soon after we arrived. The house was very comfortably furnished, the kitchen well stocked and there was a wide range of books and DVDs provided on the shelves. The location of the house was very convenient to the places we wanted to go - Craig's Hut and Mt. Buller.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come again Kelli!
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Gippsland, Victoria

A beautiful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted with all aspects of our stay at MannaGum. Clean and spacious, with so much room. The beds were very comfortable and there were heaters throughout the house. We had all the wood we wanted for the wood stove and the kitchen was excellently equipped. Something which we appreciated too (which isn't expected) was a great range of classic and new release DVDs, books, board games and kid's toys. I want to come back without our kids! Nicky manages the place with great care and is very friendly, she was only a call away if we needed anything.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We do try hard to look after the kids as well as the adults. Its's one of the reasons why we keep the chooks!
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful location, had everything you need

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful setting in amongst the trees. The house was well equipped and just a lovely place to spend our time.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks,and I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay. Nicky
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Excellent defiantly would like to stay there again.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent defiantly would like to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2014
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Other Activities:

skiing, mtn biking, fishing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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