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Minkara Homestay - bush retreat

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Only 5kms from Healesville, Minkara offers peaceful surrounds only minutes away from the finest restaurants, cafes, wineries and some of Victoria's largest tourist attractions.

Minkara Homestay is a self-contained studio style setup in the idyllic Yarra Valley in Victoria, offering comfortable accommodation close to Healesville and its popular wineries, restaurants and cafes, National Parks, Healesville Sanctuary, RACV Club, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery and racetracks. Minkara offers stylish open plan living with a fully equipped kitchen, a double bath designed for 2, and breathtaking views on 10 acres.

An ideal romantic getaway or a place to relax, Minkara Homestay is LGBTI friendly.

We are NOT a bed and breakfast so we don't provide food (there is tea and coffee). We do however provide a fully equipped kitchen including oven, stove, microwave and dishwasher. The local supermarket (Coles) is open til midnight and there is an organic farmers market on every Saturday morning until 1pm, or just head down into Healesville and enjoy some of the fantastic local cafe's and restaurants.

The cabin is heated by a full size Coonara wood heater which is your only source of heating (please ask for assistance if you do not know how to light the fire) and there are fans and an evaporative cooler for summer.

There are loads of bicycle and walking tracks nearby. We have bicycles you can use, or you can laze around our property and admire the scenery, wildlife, including kangaroos, echidna and our horses.

We have adequate paddocks for you to bring a couple of horses. Riding is straight out from the property

More Details

Property Manager
Kerrie Mcphee
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018


Chum Creek Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Games
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(1 traveler review)

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Minkara Homestay - bush retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

How's the Serenity!

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautiful couple of nights here. The fire kept us toasty warm, visits from Kangaroos and the sound of frogs at night. Quite, cozy and most relaxing. We can't wait to come back. Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ben for staying with us. We enjoyed having you stay and hope to see you again soon. Cheers. Kerrie and Paul
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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