Otway Escapes Love Shack is 10 minute drive from Brae Restaurant with Brae Transfers available.
###There is a two night min stay on Thursday to Monday Nights inclusive and January. One night bookings for Tuesday and Wednesday nights###
The "Love Shack" is a free standing Japanese inspired apartment with bedroom and separate kitchen for one couple. It has a separate bathroom with Japanese plunge bath and separate toilet and is set away from the main Farm House.
It has extensive 360 degree views over 200 acres of farming land and the Great Otway National park..
Your Hosts Christine and Brett have managed luxury accommodation for over 10 years, so know what guests want and appreciate. So many of our past guests love walking around our extensive garden, vegetable garden, lake, orchard, many garden sculptures and our Japanese Tea House over the large Dam surrounded by native trees.
Now we want you to be apart of this Natural organic environment but still have your full privacy and Luxury of a free standing Cabin which fittingly has acquired the name "Love Shack".
The free standing cabin includes a queen size bed with all linen supplied, separate bathroom with shower and Japanese plunge bath and separate toilet. the cabin has reverse cycle air-conditioning, and the bed has electric blankets. There is a flat screen T.V, Blue Ray, bar fridge, kettle, toaster & BBQ, with two outdoor seating areas.
Milk/tea/coffee supplied and a continental breakfast can be ordered.
Please note that you have to drive on a unsealed road for 4 kilometres.
To stay at the "Love Shack" you will need to love Nature, many native birds, chickens, geese, gardens, sculptures and our two resident dogs Bill (our Jack Russell) and Cleo (our springer spaniel).
The farm is yours to explore!
There is the Japanese Tea House over the Large Dam and there is another large dam with a shelter to sit and watch the native bird life.
Your hosts love the environment and especially trees and have planted over 65,000 native trees in the last 15 years.
The Love Shack and the main House are one kilometre from the main entrance to the farm so peace, quiet and tranquillity is a given.
The "Love Shack" is on a farm immersed in the natural environment of trees, water and sustainable gardens with the back drop of the Great Otway National park.
It is a 20 minute drive to Lorne with its trendy restaurants, shops and pristine beaches and the start of the Great Ocean Road. The trip takes you through the Otways and the Otway National park. From there you can drive along the Coast to Wye River for coffee or lunch then onto Apollo Bay. You can then return inland through the Skenes Creek and Forrest where you can walk around Lake Elizabeth, popular for platypus tours. Feeling thirsty you can stop off before the 20 minute journey home, at the Forrest brewery for a local beer.
Your options are limitless. There is the Quaint town of Birregurra with its quirky coffee shops and farm foods provedore .
There is the newly opened Brae Restaurant with the acclaimed chef Dan Hunter and his acclaimed degustation menu. Bookings are essential.
Your hosts can also arrange transfers so you do not have to drink and drive.
To stay at the "Love Shack" you need your own car and you will have to do some driving on a gravel road to get to us.
You do not need a four wheel drive as any car is suitable, but if your car has had its suspension lowered, you will find it difficult to access the property.
You have parking facilities but not undercover. The nearest airport is Avalon and it is one hours drive away. Tullamarine is a two hour drive away from the farm. It is an easy drive from Melbourne and Tullamarine airport.
•Travelling along the Princes Highway.
•Bypass Geelong and follow the M1 (Colac) to Winchelsea.
•Just past the Winchelsea shops turn left into Winchelsea-Deans Marsh Road.
•Deans Marsh town is 22 kms.
•Turn right at the Deans Marsh Store. This road leads to Birregurra.
•Turn left into Bushes Lane approximately 3km from Deans Marsh Store.
•Turn left into Pennyroyal Station Road (first road on left).
•Turn right into Pennyroyal-Wymbooliel Road (50 m) and travel 3.1 km up the road.
•Turn at the Otway Escapes sign on your right near 4 huge pine trees and travel down the drive for one kilometre to the main Farm House.
Other Things to Note
2 night minimum booking Friday and Saturday Nights.
Check-in is from 3:00pm and check-out is 10.30 am