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8447 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Trawool, Victoria 3660 Australia
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We are located on ten acres of parkland setting gardens and natural bushland. We offer two cottages perfect for romantic getaways. Our cottages are delightful open plan with cathedral ceilings, self contained with private decks, wood heaters and warm ambiance. Full cooked breakfasts are included and we offer complimentary room service to our guests. WE can also provide evening meals chosen from our seasonal menu. These can be delivered to your door, or enjoyed on the deck. Pet friendly is available by prior arrangement. And in our pet friendly accommodations, we welcome your best friends inside. We are between Seymour and Yea in the delightful Trawool Valley, adjacent to the Great Victorian Rail Trail. Bring your bikes or, bring your fishing rods. We can organise canoe trips, massages and winery tours. Our special romance packages with fully enclosed spa room available for your private use.
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Free parking
Breakfast in the room
Bicycles available
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Open-air bath
BBQ facilities
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Picnic area
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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Shannon M wrote a review Apr 2022
Melbourne, Australia94 contributions7 helpful votes
This property has a lot going for it. It is well equipped with a microwave, electric frying pan, toaster coffee pod machine, coffee press, kettle, T2 loose leaf tea & teapot, instant coffee & tea bags, complimentary bottle of port & chocolates, apple TV with Netflix, puzzles & card games, Books & DVDs, BBQ on the porch, communal hot tub, communal fire fit with seating, quiet gardens with ample seating and good walking/bike tracks nearby. The bed it comfortable, there is a kitchen table and chairs, a comfy chair in the lounge and decent TV. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay. They even have a pet friendly cottage which is great and they were very accommodating in helping me remove a giant spider from the cabin which I was to afraid to remove myself :) Sadly the WiFi was unavailable for the 3 days I was there. The property owners tried very hard to address the issue, even giving me their WiFi nest/hub to take back to my cottage. It is worth saying though that it has been an ongoing issue for the property and maybe WiFi should not be listed as being available until the issue is sorted out (especially because I messaged in advance to confirm WiFi was available). There was also lots of machine work going on the first day I was there, which I understand these things happen, but it did cause a lot of noise and dust which made the first day quite uncomfortable. The couch also is very uncomfortable as it sinks in and causes back pain. I went in search for those vistas of rolling hills on the property, but they are not actually on the property itself - but you can easily walk down the road and see these lovely vistas. The owners are working very hard to get this accommodation perfect and it is very clear they are trying very hard to make that happen. It will not be long before they achieve their goal of perfection. I rally enjoyed my stay and would love to come back and stay again.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Room Tip: There is per friendly accommodation available.
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CC1 wrote a review Feb 2022
2 contributions4 helpful votes
Now retired and cycling Victoria’s Rail Trails, I’ve stayed in many places but Briar Rose cottage at Trawool is one of the nicest I’ve encountered. Situated just across the road from the Great Victorian Rail Trail it is ideally situated for anyone wishing to ride the western end of the GVRT. The rate ($140, incl brekky) was very reasonable (especially when compared to nearby establishments) and, given how nice the cottage was, is undoubtedly the best value place I’ve ever stayed when cycling Victoria’s bike trails. I arrived mid-afternoon to be warmly welcomed by Melissa. I had booked into Briar Rose cottage, which is one of two, both built in chalet style with high ceilings and veranda overlooking the park-like garden, which has some lovely old trees. The cottage was spacious, open plan (with en-suite bathroom), tastefully decorated and well-appointed. It was spotlessly clean. The bed was comfy, as was the lounge. The kitchen area was small but perfectly adequate and had all the utensils and equipment I needed, including a receptacle for clean recyclables (something which most places don’t have). There was a dining setting (and gas BBQ) on the veranda which has a lovely outlook, but for those wanting to be entertained the cottage also has large TV/DVD player which, I’m told, was also hooked to Netflix (watching TV isn’t for me, I prefer to watch the birds in the garden). After unpacking I set off to ride to Tallarook and back (24km). A very pleasant ride without any steep hills. The next morning, after a yummy breakfast of Eggs Florentine, cooked by Aaron, I set off to cycle to Yea and return (58km). Another pleasant ride, again without major hills. I arrived back in time for dinner which, to my surprise, was also accompanied with a little cake and a half bottle of champagne (I’d happened to mention, in passing, that it was my birthday). This was totally unexpected and a lovely touch, for which no payment was asked. Hospitality like that is rare these days. Thank you so much, Mel & Aaron, I wish you every success, you really deserve it! So, for anyone wanting to cycle the western section of the GVRT or just wanting a romantic getaway, I recommend these cottages at Trawool. The hosts are warm and friendly but leave one in peace. I’ll definitely return again.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Response from Melissa King, Owner at Trawool Shed Cottages
Responded 14 Feb 2022
Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so excited to make a special getaway for each individual who books with us. We hope to see you on your next adventure around our area Melissa and Aaron
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177Maryann wrote a review Nov 2019
Melbourne, Australia100 contributions103 helpful votes
We spent two nights as a couple and then on our third night, we were joined by our son, his partner and our granddaughter. We loved the location as soon as we arrived and were delighted with the homely atmosphere, the chooks, the llamas and the beautiful environment. We had a delicious breakfast first morning of freshly laid eggs and great bacon. The weather was rainy but we enjoyed the view and just chilled. The best was when the rest of the family arrived. Eight year old Astrid loved the llamas’ the koi, the frogs, the staffy dog and most of all, the spa and the beautiful garden setting. After she finally fell asleep, her father and his partner loved going back to the spa with candle-light. The stroll down to the Goulburn River the next morning capped off a wonderful three days. Thank you, Lyndy and Bruce for a fabulous stay. We are looking forward to our next stay with you!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
2 Helpful votes
Response from brucetrawool, Owner at Trawool Shed Cottages
Responded 4 Nov 2019
Thanks for staying with us and glad you had a great time. It always makes our work all he more gratifying when people give us positive feedback
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Malimover wrote a review Jan 2019
Canberra, Australia362 contributions66 helpful votes
Overnighting on our road trip with our young malamute, a great place to stop on the way south from Canberra, intending to drive down through the Yarra Valley and then to the Morninington Peninsula. Close to Seymour, which has lots of options for food - we took the young dog to the Royal Hotel, and sat in the beer garden. The cottage is self contained, bed very comfortable, breakfast was excellent, owners friendly. The gardens are lovely, unfortunately because we stayed only one night we didn't get to use the spa. Only downside - tank water with pump which makes the shower a little bit of a challenge in getting temperatures right - hence the "very good" rather than excellent. I would stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: only one dog friendly cottage - so book ahead.
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Response from Lindy083, Owner at Trawool Shed Cottages
Responded 27 Jan 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review us. Im sorry you didnt use the spa. it is fenced so dogs can go up with you. We will look at the shower issue as it may be something the plumber can fix. thanks for letting us know. Hope to see you again. Lindy
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Mic wrote a review Aug 2018
4 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband, puppy and I stayed in the house for 2 nights here. We loved it! Perfect place for some tranquility and escape from the crazy city! The hosts, Bruce and Lindy, were very obliging and welcoming. Didn't get a chance to meet Lindy but Bruce was great. We will definitely be back next time to try the cottages! Highly recommend,especially if you have pets!
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled
Response from Lindy083, Owner at Trawool Shed Cottages
Responded 20 Aug 2018
Thank you for your review . I’m sorry we couldn’t offer you a cottage this visit but so glad you decided to take the house . Glad to hear bruce looked after you and you all enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to welcoming you to a cottage next visit, maybe when the weather is a bit warmer so you can explore properly . Regards Lindy
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Frequently Asked Questions about Trawool Shed Cottages
What are some of the property amenities at Trawool Shed Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a spa, free parking, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Trawool Shed Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Trawool Shed Cottages?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Trawool Shed Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are any cleaning services offered at Trawool Shed Cottages?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Trawool Shed Cottages?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Trawool Shed Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Seymour Historic Log Lock Up (10.9 km).
Is Trawool Shed Cottages accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.