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Nest @ Daylesford - Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom cottage right in the heart of Daylesford

Nest is the perfect Daylesford getaway, stylish and cosy. Located within walking distance from the main street and Daylesford's restaurants and stores and a short drive to all that Victoria's Spa country has to offer. Nest is great for a romantic, gourmet, girls' or indulgence getaway.

The cottage features one main bedroom with a queen size wrought iron bed and a second smaller bedroom with a double size bed. Note that the main bedroom does not have a door.

With a wood burning stove and a large leather couch the lounge is the perfect place to relax, especially on snowy winter day.

The house also features a full kitchen and lovely bathroom making it great for longer stays.

Pets are also welcome at Nest.

At Nest you have access to the whole house and gardens. Nest is all yours for your Daylesford retreat.

Take time to enjoy all that Daylesford has to offer

Enjoy the many wonders of the spa region or just soak up the atmosphere at your cosy little getaway. Either way you will love your stay at Nest.

A good bottle of red wine greets you on arrival when booking 2 nights or more. In addition you will find information and our recommendations at hand on local attractions.

Whether it be on foot or a short trip in the car you will be spoilt for choices of things to enjoy. Gourmet foods, cool drinking holes, quirky shopping, beautiful walks and the arts are all a stone's throw from our Nest.

Or stay in and indulge in the warmth of our fireplace in colder months and be cool with efficient air conditioning (reverse cycle) throughout the summer months.

Nest @ Daylesford is the perfect place for a getaway with your pet

We love having pets stay at Nest.

With a large secure backyard to play in and warm fire to snooze in front of Nest is the perfect place for your dog to enjoy a break. Daylesford is a very pet friendly town with lots of outdoor cafes, gardens and places to walk and picnic.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Sarah

We are Sarah and Andrew, a Melbourne fashion designer and contemporary artist. We have a passion for design and art and of course regional Victoria. We love to not only spend time in Daylesford but also share our love of the area with our guests.

Why Sarah chose Daylesford

Daylesford is our home away from home and it truly shines in autumn and winter with the smell from the all the wood fires makes us feel like we are truly in the country and ready to relax.

We chose to buy our house in country Victoria to be part of Daylesfords' like-minded artistic community. Our little piece of Daylesford is right in the heart of the town centre so we can be close to all the vibrant food, arts and festivals Daylesford is famous for.

What makes this cottage unique

Nest, our slice of Daylesford, is located just a minutes walk away from restaurants and bars but when the doors are closed and the fire is lit it becomes a private art filled sanctuary. We bought our cottage as it was it the perfect mix of old world charm and contemporary design and e love the picture windows that look over the tree filled backyard.


Daylesford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • The bathroom at Nest features a large soaking tub as well as a separate shower. The bathroom is large and airy and we supply all the towels.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The main bedroom at Nest features a beautiful iron bed and boasts views of the backyard with a wall of windows. Both of Nest bedrooms are light filled and airy and all linen is applied for your stay.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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Nest @ Daylesford - Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little home that was clean and tidy. Perfect for a weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Victoria, Australia

Fantastic, cozy and stylish.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 'Nest'. I would definitely recommend; the property seemed to tick all boxes. Bedrooms were beautiful and comfortable, the home was just perfect!

The only part we were a little disappointed with was the rudeness which came from the cleaner the morning we left.... check out was at 11am, but we decided to head out for breakfast just before 10am. Well..... Sunday morning in daylesford is the most favourable day/time to dine, so we had to wait 30min for a table -because of this, we didn't arrive home until 11am. We still needed 30min to gather all items from rooms and pack car - which meant a sure departure by 11.30 -at the time, we didn't see this as a big deal, and didn't think anyone would care about 30min -until we arrived home to a cleaner, who had moved all our things into a pile on the floor, and spoke to us in a rude manner. We apologised, with explaining our story, but she was quite rude; huffing and puffing around us.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Very pet friendly property

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay- great to be within walking distance to both main st and the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

Fantastic cottage

  • 5 of 5

What a brilliant cottage, we had the best few days in Daylesford, only a minute walk from town, the cottage was so beautiful and cosy and had everything we needed. Booking was easy, can't wait to stay here again. Both humans and K-9 heaven. Thanks Nest.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


  • 5 of 5

The minute you walk in you fall in love with this place. Perfect space for the pet too. The owner has great taste- you can tell by looking at the furnishings and art hanging on the walls. There was ample wood to keep me and my pooch warm and in addition to the fire wood there are other heaters that can keep you warm in winter. The bottle of Pinot was perfect. The property is minutes away from the strip of shops and very close to the lake. Booking was confirmed at a short notice but there was nothing I could fault. Great property and will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Perfect pet friendly getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely boutique house within super short walking distance to the Main Street of Daylesford. Totally enclosed backyard for our little fury escape artist and the backyard is a great size to throw the ball for any sized dog. We had a bottle of complimentary nice wine on our arrival and the bed was very comfortable if not a little squeaky though it didn't bother us. We loved our stay, plenty of firewood and heating was never an issue, with the heating and fireplace it was more than toasty. The only thing to of made this better would be an increased offering for tea and coffee I.e only instant coffee and black tea available and no milk. Thank you again Josh and Jess.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Daylesford Village

Daylesford is just over an hour from Melbourne but feels like it is a world away, it is the perfect antidote to hustle and bustle of everyday life. The region is famous for its spas and wellness centres with iconic spas such as The Hepburn Bathhouse and Peppers Mineral Springs.

Food is also something Daylesford is famous for with great restaurants and pubs right on your doorstep. Great eateries are just part of Daylesford food story, you will also find farmers markets, providores and wineries.

Surrounding Daylesford are some of regional Victoria's (other) most beautiful towns and villages. Clunes, Trentham and Kyneton are just a few of attractions just a short drive from Daylesford.

Whatever kind of country getaway you are looking for you'll be able to find it in Daylesford. There are festivals, great food, artisan shopping or you can just relax by the fire with a glass of local wine.




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.