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Dwellingup Mill House

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Charming original mill house, fully self contained, in idyllic setting

We invite you to holiday in our original mill house, located in the Dwellingup Heritage Precinct. Dwellingup is a small town set in the jarrah forest, 100 km from Perth. The mill house has been renovated so that you will be cosy and comfortable during your stay. The extensive, well-maintained gardens surrounding the cottage are glorious, and filled with bird life.

The comfortable lounge room has a slow-combustion wood burning fire place and reverse cycle air-conditioning. The well-stocked kitchen has all the appliances and crockery you will need if you choose to eat in.

There are three bedrooms: the main bedroom has a queen bed; the second bedroom has two single beds; the small third bedroom has a double bed. All bedrooms are made up with quality bed linen and warm quilts and blankets. In the bathroom, there is continuous hot water for your bath or shower.

There is a large paved undercover area at the back of the cottage, with a gas barbecue and outdoor dining setting.

The north-facing front verandah is ideal for enjoying the bird life or relaxing with a drink as the sun lowers in the sky.

An iron and ironing board are provided. However, unless by prior arrangement, guests have no access to laundry facilities.

Please note that NO SMOKING is permitted, and NO PETS are allowed.

Minimum booking is 2 nights

The quoted price is FULLY INCLUSIVE. There is no extra charge for linen & bedding, nor for cleaning.

(Please note for your security: This property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts.)

Check-in is from 2.00 pm, and check-out is by 11.00 am.

"I can’t thank you enough for the wonderfully comfortable stay The Mill House provided us with this past weekend. The cottage is simply gorgeous and you have put so much thought into every detail and provided every possible comfort needed for the ideal, relaxing break away from home. I have already recommended The Mill House to everyone I have spoken to since being home and we will definitely be back…again and again!" (2017)

"Thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful house in Dwellingup. I have never stayed in a better equipped holiday place." (2015)

"Your house is utterly charming and we had a wonderfully relaxing time there. You have thought of everything that a visitor might need." (2014)

" had thought of everything you could need. I would stay again in a heartbeat." (2013)

"We had such a lovely time in your beautiful cottage - we adored the garden and were very impressed by how clean and well cared for your cottage is." (2012)


This is a large (approximately 2000 square metres), peaceful, attractive corner property, with well-maintained beautiful gardens. The cottage is an original mill house, dating from the early 1900s. It has been renovated and redecorated to provide very comfortable modern living. The cottage is located on the edge of town, overlooking the State Forest, yet an easy walk from the centre of Dwellingup.

The mill house is wonderful in any season: in winter, after an invigorating walk in the jarrah forest, relax in front of a wood fire with a glass of wine, while a fragrant stew bubbles on the stove; in summer, enjoy a cool drink on the front verandah overlooking the bush, after a day spent exploring the nearby Murray River in Lane Poole Reserve; spring and autumn offer wonderful weather to explore the bush, discover wildflowers, including many varieties of orchids, and relax in the bird-filled garden.

You can remain comfortable in the mill house, no matter the weather. There is a wood-burning fireplace with a glass door, as well as reverse cycle air-conditioning/heating. The 2 larger bedrooms & the kitchen have ceiling fans installed. Also portable heaters and fans are provided, according to the season.


Dwellingup is just over an hour's drive south of Perth and is set in the Darling Range among lovely jarrah and marri forest. It is a beautiful, peaceful setting, ideal for an active holiday or a relaxing break from the stresses of modern life.

There is plenty to do and see in the Dwellingup area.

The Hotham Valley steam train is based in Dwellingup, and there is a steam train ride into the forest.

The Bibbulmun Track passes through town, as does the Munda Biddi cycle trail.

The Murray River and Lane Poole Reserve are 10 minutes away by car.

There is a lovely cafe in town, as well as several wineries and orchards nearby.

The Forest Heritage Centre and the School of Fine Wood gallery are well worth a visit.

The Visitor Centre has information about walking, cycling and canoeing in the area, and a fascinating display of photographs and memorabilia from the disastrous bushfire of 1961.

Mountain biking and canoeing equipment are available for hire in Dwellingup.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018


Dwellingup Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave the house as you find it, with dishes washed, dried & put away. Clean the barbecue after you use it.
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , (Queen size bed)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • whitewater rafting


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Dwellingup Mill House
average rating of 4.87234 based on 47 reviews
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Lovely little character cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the big garden and presentation of this quaint cottage. It was well equipt and had everything we needed for our weekend getaway. A comfortable stay, thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented property with everything you need or want. It was a cold and wet weekend but we were warm and comfortable. We enjoyed or stay very much and highly recommend the property.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Boronia, Victoria, Australia


  • 5 of 5

What a lovely property! Beautiful gardens, house had everything we needed, particularly the air con in the 37 degree days!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Lovely House, Gorgeous Garden

  • 5 of 5

Extremely comfortable and cosy home, especially with a winter fire going. The garden is just beautiful. The house is close to everything and it's a lovely spot to just relax and unwind.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Relaxing extra long weekend

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented cottage with everything you could need/want and then some. Super comfy beds an added bonus. Gorgeous gardens, walking distance to everything. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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South Perth, Western Australia,

Mill House Dwellingup

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved it. Did not want to leave. Very well equipped even down to an apron for the cook! We will definitely stay there again. It is very clean which pleased us a lot, some places we have stayed at are well below the standard of Mill House Cottage Our only comment in the negative would the bathroom is need of a re vamp.

As a bad back sufferer I had difficulty getting in and out the bath for a shower.

A shower booth would be better for everyone.

But we thought it very homely and will recommend it to our friends.It is in a nice,

and quiet location.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
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Car: recommended
Other Activities:


The cottage is located on the edge of the town of Dwellingup, opposite the forest. The Bibbulmun Track & the Munds Biddi cycle trail pass close by. It is an easy stroll into the centre of Dwellingup, with the cafes, pub & local shop.




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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