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Olivia's in the Forest

6 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Beautiful Adults Retreat, located in the forest of Mt Toolebewong, just a 10 minute drive from Healesville in the Yarra Valley. Breakfast supplies are included, continental and for a cooked breakfast. You will also receive a bottle of local wine with our compliments. All the amenities you would expect from a Five Star property are included. (pre and older children welcome, the outside is not suitable for toddlers as they may fall off the deck and the inside is not suitable either) Open fire in lounge 3 Bedrooms. Two bathrooms Gourmet kitchen with walk in pantry, dishwasher and full size fridge Separate dining room with big dining table and 8 chairs Comfy 3-4 seater long couch Outdoor table and chairs Outdoor fire pit Laundry with washing machine and dryer Wildlife including lyrebirds,...Beautiful Adults Retreat, located in the forest of Mt Toolebewong, just a 10 minute drive from Healesville in the Yarra Valley. Breakfast supplies are included, continental and for a cooked breakfast. You will also receive a bottle of local wine with our compliments. All the amenities you would expect from a Five Star property are included. (pre and older children welcome, the outside is not suitable for toddlers as they may fall off the deck and the inside is not suitable either) Open fire in lounge 3 Bedrooms. Two bathrooms Gourmet kitchen with walk in pantry, dishwasher and full size fridge Separate dining room with big dining table and 8 chairs Comfy 3-4 seater long couch Outdoor table and chairs Outdoor fire pit Laundry with washing machine and dryer Wildlife including lyrebirds, possums, parrots, wallabies, wombats and deer, season dependent Golf clubs, (right handed) Some of our recent reviews: Caroline March 2018 The place exceeded expectations. It’s beautifully appointed, we thoroughly enjoyed the private location and the beautiful space the Michael and Laurel have created. Would not hesitate to recommend. Mike March 2018 Olivia’s is a secluded paradise but only 10 min drive from Healesville. We felt enveloped by nature and away from everything while there but was so easy to get to the local sites and wineries (of which there are many beautiful ones). The house itself is well set out and with plenty of space - there were 4 of us and felt very spacious. Great place for a get away and would gladly recommend and/or go there again. 1 tip - even if you are going in summer, bring a jumper - the house is surrounded by forest so even when it is 30+ C in Healesville, the house and grounds stay cool (but don’t worry that also means you can also have a roaring fire in summer!) Charlie Feb 2018 This place has to be the most majestic and picturesque hidden forest retreat only an hour from melb. My wife and i savoured every moment we spent there. Prior to arriving we had planned on exploring more of yarra valley but after falling in love with the cottage and forests we only went out for supplies and spent the whole time truly unwinding and enjoying the forest and surroundings of the cottage.. thank you for sharing your special place with us both Emma January 2018 You know when you find some accommodation online, the photo’s look great, and you can’t wait to stay there. When you arrive the place doesn’t really get looked after, it looks like it was something the owners inherited and are only running it for a bit of income on the side? Well Olivia's' in the Forest is the complete opposite of the above. If you think the photos are amazing, just wait until you get there. A huge dining table for the banquet you’ve just cooked up. The lounge has a large LCD tv and a small dvd collection (for those that just can’t drag themselves away from some sort of technology). The lounges are super comfortable and there is a huge range of books to read. An indoor fireplace with wood provided, and an outside fire pit for those nights you want to sit outdoors and enjoy the serenity with a cracking fire. My stay here was amazing and I just can’t wait to come back!More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We will be back. This place is an absolute delight.❤️❤️❤️❤️. The surrounds are amazing. This place is nested in a beautiful Australian forest. Wildlife abounds. The cottage is tastefully decorated with all the luxuries of 5 star accommodation.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank meganschutz10
Management response:Responded 7 September 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review Megan, we hope to welcome you back soon. Cheers, Michael and Laurel

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Olivia’s in the forest is the perfect getaway to feel closer to nature and really relax- waking up surrounded by the forest and hearing all the wildlife is truly amazing and I would highly recommend staying here!

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Ellen B
Management response:Responded 10 August 2018

Thank you Ellen for your lovely comments, you are welcome back anytime. Michael and Laurel

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Amazing place to stay. Loved the personalised information prior to staying. Weather and surrounding forrest was well worth the stay and heading into Healesville had a great feeling of community.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Russell C
Management response:Responded 14 July 2018

Thanks so much for the nice comments Russell, it was a pleasure to have you as a guest, we hope to welcome you back again. Cheers

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Where do I start? Olivia's was a wonderful choice and made the perfect base for our first trip away together as a couple. There was wine on arrival, food in the fridge, the surrounds are absolutely beautiful, got to use a fireplace for the first...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Andrea H
Michael S, VR Owner at Olivia's in the Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Wow, thank you so much Andrea, we are so happy that you had such a wonderful stay, you are right about the vibe, very peaceful. We hope you can some back and spend more time at Olivia's soon. Cheers, Laurel and Michael

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Olivia’s looks great in pictures but it is even better in the flesh! It’s very well kept and there is a massive book of local information for your stay on the bench waiting for you at arrival. I definitely will recommend this place to other...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Baden S
Michael S, VR Owner at Olivia's in the Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello Baden, firstly thanks so much for staying at Olivia's and thanks for you nice comments, let us know next time you would like to stay and we will send you a 10% discount offer. Cheers, Michael and Laurel

About the Owner
Michael S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2017
Interaction with guests
You have the whole place to yourselves, prior to your arrival we will send you a web address to your personal landing page for your trip. This page has key details and also some hints and tips on local attractions you may like to enjoy during your stay.
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About the neighbourhood
About a one hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is a whole life experience away, offering quality local food and wine, breathtaking scenery, romantic hideaways and indulgent adventures. The Yarra Valley is recognised as one of the world's premier wine growing regions with over 80 sensational cellar doors, superb restaurants serving fresh regional produce, luxury accommodation, iconic scenery and stunning artwork. The Yarra Valley has over 90 cellar doors, plus many more vineyards. Along with the famous Domaine Chandon
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Olivia's is definitely a place you need a car for.
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