DANDENONG RANGES & YARRA VALLEY http://www.drbnb.com ACCOMMODATION BOOKING SERVICE 03 9751 2347 Sat, 25 Jul 2015 05:47:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Emerald Ridge – Emeraldhttp://www.drbnb.com/emerald-ridge-emerald.html http://www.drbnb.com/emerald-ridge-emerald.html#comments Sat, 25 Jul 2015 05:44:49 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11358

Emerald Ridge offers a stylish, private, self-contained 2 bedroom cottage with open plan living and neutral decor.

It consists of 2 bedrooms, a bathroom with double shower, laundry, fully equipped kitchen, meals and living room with a cosy gas log fire. The cottage is nestled on a 10 acre hobby farm situated in the Victorian Dandenong Ranges only 1 hour east of Melbourne.

Indulge in a romantic weekend away, a game of golf, shopping or browse the local markets. Dine at restaurants, visit wineries or for the fit walk the famous 1000 stairs. Ride the world famous Puffing Billy or do a spot of fishing at the local trout farm. We are also happy to accommodate brides or Grooms in preparation for their big day.

The main bedroom has a comfortable, inviting Queen size bed while the second bedroom consists of two singles. All fitted with 100% cotton quality crisp white sheets. The bathroom is large and modern with double vanity and double shower.

Sliding Doors from both bedrooms open out onto a rear deck which invites you to sit, relax and absorb the stunning view of the country side, animals grazing and the Valley.

A BBQ and outdoor setting is situated on the rear deck or the fully equipped kitchen with stone benchtops, cooktop, oven, microwave and dishwasher can be used for relaxed self-catering.

All stays include a breakfast hamper which consist of fruit, cereal, yoghurt, bread, bacon and free range eggs. Espresso Pod Coffee and a range of Tea’s are also available.

Emerald Ridge
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Fiona Nicole Freelance Hair and Makeuphttp://www.drbnb.com/fiona-nicole-freelance-hair-and-makeup.html http://www.drbnb.com/fiona-nicole-freelance-hair-and-makeup.html#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 01:58:33 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11323

I am a freelance hair & Makeup artist specialising in weddings and special occasions .

I come from the Yarra valley myself and love being able to provide a professional service right to your door.  For more information please feel free to contact me

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Ravenna’s Holistic Hearthttp://www.drbnb.com/ravennas-holistic-heart.html http://www.drbnb.com/ravennas-holistic-heart.html#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 01:42:51 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11315

Ravenna’s Holistic Heart is nestled in the heart of the Dandenong Range in the suburb of Olinda. (Around a two minute drive from the National Rhododendron Gardens).

The rustic and tranquil environment, surrounded by the sounds, smells and sights of Mother Nature promotes wellbeing, good health and a feeling of being grounded and connected to the vibrational energies of our Planet Earth.

Ravenna’s Holistic Heart offers a relaxing and calming environment for clients to experience a variety of modalities to reconnect and balance the mind, body and soul. When your mind, body and soul feel disconnected and your chakras are out of balance or blocked, physical and emotional illnesses may surface.

My intention is to empower my clients so they are able to live holistic and fulfilling lives.

Modalities offered are:


*Reiki Treatment

*Vibrational Medicine.

*Crystal Healing.

*Spiritual Healing.

*Dr. Bach Flower Essences.

*Herbal Medicine.


Please feel free to visit my website:


To make an appointment, please contact me by email


OR SMS me on 0466 373 972.

Kind Regards.

Doris De Luca-Zollo.

CLINIC 3 LADY AND BUTTERFLY 2-4-Dulcie-Domum-Road-Olinda-VIC-3788-Real-Estate-photo-1-large-7191405

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The Secret Garden Olindahttp://www.drbnb.com/the-secret-garden-olinda.html http://www.drbnb.com/the-secret-garden-olinda.html#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:39:09 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11285

The Secret Garden Olinda is a private self-contained suite that is set in lovely gardens, with a seasonal swimming pool, and comprises a private lounge, laundry, kettle / toaster, Queen four poster bed, Claw-Foot Bath, separate toilet & shower. Ideal for a couple, The Secret Garden lends itself to couples or singles wanting some peace and privacy. Breakfast is included, comprising of croissants, fruit, tea & Coffee, and there are many lovely cafes, restaurants, delis & bakeries within a 2 minute drive from The Secret Garden. Conveniently located a pretty five minute drive from Olinda, many wedding venues, Monbulk Village, ten mins from Belgrave. Located in the heart of The Dandenong Ranges with many parks, gardens to explore.

We offer a free transport to and from The Wild Oak Restaurant on Saturday evenings www.wildoak.com.au . Should you wish to dine in there are several take away options (please see guests compendium)

We highly recommend Wild About Tours www.wildabouttours.com.au They offer The Secret Garden guests heavily discounted tours. Tours are tailored to your interests, time frame and energy levels! Wild About tours offer local tours of The Dandenong Ranges, Winery tours in The Yarra Valley, Shopping tours, Foodie tours, cheese, chocolate, ale & cider tours.

The Secret Garden also offer in house Swedish relaxation massage. Just $70 per hour, per person. Or try the ‘check in check out’ special, just $100 for two  persons, each person enjoying a 40 min massage each. To book simply place your requirements in the special comments section on your booking form and Jilly will contact you.

We hope you choose to stay at The Secret Garden, guests shall be left in complete privacy, however we are always a text away should your require any assistance.

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Observatory Viewshttp://www.drbnb.com/observatory-views.html http://www.drbnb.com/observatory-views.html#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:29 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11268

Observatory Views offers beautiful accommodation in Mount Dandenong with spectacular views from our expansive decks over the city lights and skyline, and ideally situated only a 200 metre walk to Sky High Restaurant and Function Centre at the highest point of the Dandenong Ranges. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms accommodating up to 6 persons. This accommodation is perfect for couples, families, wedding parties or their guests. Enjoy cooking on the Esse dual function wood fired oven or snuggle in front of the open fire in the Loungeroom. You will return home refreshed and rejuvenated.


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Fernglen Forest Retreathttp://www.drbnb.com/fernglen-forest-retreat.html http://www.drbnb.com/fernglen-forest-retreat.html#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:39:06 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11180

Property description

Fernglen Forest Retreat at Mt. Dandenong has four accommodation options for you set over two buildings in this idyllic location within a ten minute walk or two minute drive to Mount Dandenong Village.

Set On 7 acres of lush green native bush with tree ferns and towering mountain ash, if you want peace and quiet, this is for you.

Fern Cottage sits alone at one end of the property and the 4 bedroom Grand Lodge is located at the other end. The Grand Lodge itself can be split into two separate private entranced suites separated by a fence and with their own entry’s at opposite ends of the building, being the 2 bedroom(plus Sofa Bed) Windmill Lodge or the one bedroom(plus sofa bed) Spa Lodge.

If you are staying for one night then continental breakfast provisions are supplied, if you are staying for two or more nights then full breakfast provisions of bacons, eggs, cereal and toast are provided. Cot charge $10 per stay children in same bed free (however bond is charged). Midday checkout. Iron & Ironing Boards, Doonas, Pillows, Blankets, Linen and Towels are all provided. Most cottages have FREE WIFI available

The Fern Cottage

Truly secluded, quaint & adorable limestone 1 bedroom cottage with Queen Size Bed, open plan lounge with optional sofa bed, dining and full kitchen with real wood fireplace, ensuite bathroom with corner double spa bath and sleeps between 2 and 4 persons. Ideal for Honeymooners.

The Spa Lodge

Luxurious and fully self-contained. It has one bedroom with Queen Size Bed, an optional sofa bed in the loungeroom with fantastic bush views, sleeps between 2 & 4 persons and its own driveway ensures you don’t have to bump into others. This is a very romantic setting with a luxury 8 seater outdoor “Signature” Jacuzzi Spa Bath set amongst the ferns, full kitchen & a real wood fireplace.

The Windmill Lodge

2 queen bedrooms & optional sofa bed in the open plan lounge with a huge open real wood fire, sleeps between 2 & 6 persons, full kitchen and modern bathroom this is great for families but great for couples too.

The Grand Lodge

3 queen bedrooms and 1 double bed with single bunk above it & optional sofa bed in the lounge. This Limestone Lodge with views of acres of mountain ash has 2 lounge rooms each with open real wood fireplaces, 2 full kitchens, 2 modern family bathrooms. It has 2 private BBQ areas and  your very own 8 seater outdoor signature Spa. Sleeps up to 10 persons and has undercover Parking for 2 cars with your very own driveway.  2 TV & DVD and Radio with CD player.

This is great for families but great and we often have many wedding parties and hens nights etc here. Verandah with seating and candles.

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The Haven at Peppermint Farmhttp://www.drbnb.com/the-haven-at-peppermint-farm.html http://www.drbnb.com/the-haven-at-peppermint-farm.html#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 03:21:47 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11164

Enjoy a relaxed country escape with a difference! Bed and Breakfast or self contained house – Modern comfort in Art Deco Style. Only 1 hour SE of Melbourne The Haven at Peppermint Ridge Farm provides spacious accommodation in a rural setting surrounded by a large old world garden.

There are 3 bedrooms, a new bathroom, 2 toilets,  large fully equipped kitchen and dining and a lovely lounge room with a cosy log fire to Keep you warm. A split system provides comfort in any season.

The Haven location is very convenient to all tourist locations and is central to getting to the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley, Phillip Island, Mt Baw Baw and Gippsland. It is very close to Gumbuya Park to see and feed  native animals and there are many wineries, Cafes and forest walks within a few kilometres.

The Haven is part of Peppermint Ridge Farm and those staying at The Haven can take part in special packages such as a private bush food cooking school class, farm tours, see the Cornucopia Australis Exhibition or enjoy a local bush food discovery guided walk in the Bunyip State Park.

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Creswick Natural Fibres – Sassafras Storehttp://www.drbnb.com/creswick-natural-fibres-sassafras-store.html http://www.drbnb.com/creswick-natural-fibres-sassafras-store.html#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 02:47:36 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11155

Creswick Natural Fibres, the home of luxurious, natural fibre products designed in Australia to suit Australian conditions, has opened a new store in Sassafras.

Monday to Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 9:30am – 5:00pm

Founded in 1947 by Polish migrant, Paul Ryzowy, Creswick Woollen Mills is now the only coloured woollen spinning mill of its type in Australia. Over 50 Australian mills of this type have closed in the face of competition from cheap imports in recent years, but Creswick remains, employing over 30 people directly and a further 80 indirectly across Victoria through its contractors and suppliers.

APPAREL Be comfortable in your own skin. Enjoy the freedom of letting your skin breathe by clothing it in natural fibres sourced from the finest Australian and overseas fashion producers. Discover a range of ladies’, men’s and kid’s apparel made from natural fibres such as cashmere, merino, cotton and wool, from renowned brands Fields, Bridge and Lord, Bella and Ansett as well as our very own Creswick label.

HOMEWARE Make your house a Home. It’s amazing how much your mood can lift when you surround yourself with a little luxury. Creswick has designed an exclusive collection of Alpaca blankets and throws, manufactured at the mill. Team these up with our new range of pillows and quilts.

OUTDOORS Follow your instincts to explore the Great Outdoors. Pack a hamper filled with gourmet local produce and fine wine. Make it perfect with our Australian made rubber backed Billabong Picnic Rug. Snuggle under the Stars with a Creswick Jackeroo Throw made from Australian Merino Wool. Stay safe this Summer with your own Personal Protection Blanket approved by the CFA.

ACCESSORIES Accessorising brings your outfits to life! From scarves, gloves, and beanies made from the finest baby alpaca, cashmere and lambswool to feather down booties and alpaca socks, you are guaranteed to look terrific in any season. KIDS Creswick Natural Fibre products are perfect for your precious little bundle. Alpaca, Merino Wool and Cotton Plush Cot and Pram blankets will keep your baby sleeping through the night in every season. Booties to stay warm during the day. Get creative with a craft pack and make your own blanket. Great for gifts and to send overseas.

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B&B Buseshttp://www.drbnb.com/bb-buses.html http://www.drbnb.com/bb-buses.html#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:50:38 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11152

A 22 seater air-conditioned and heated luxury mini coach to pick you up from your accommodation and take you to your celebration in either the Dandenong Ranges & Yarra Valley.

At the end of your night we return to pick you up at the end of your reception and bring you safely back to your accommodation in either the Dandenong Ranges or Yarra Valley.

The bus and driver are fully licensed and insured.

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Swallowfield Vineyards in Gembrookhttp://www.drbnb.com/swallowfield-vineyards-in-gembrook.html http://www.drbnb.com/swallowfield-vineyards-in-gembrook.html#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:07:55 +0000 http://www.drbnb.com/?p=11107 Swallowfield Vineyards in Gembrook offers you the unique advantage of having your wedding ceremony, reception and abundance of photographic opportunities, all at the same location. Imagine a romantic, private and intimate garden ceremony followed by a personalised reception in our boutique winery.

With 150 acres of beautiful lush grounds, two ornamental lakes, forest and the vineyard, your photographic opportunities are plentiful. Ceremonies are either held under the oak tree overlooking our beautiful water feature or in our winery where the grand open fire will be roaring in the cooler months. You and your guests will enjoy exclusive use of our extensive facilities as we host only one wedding per day. You are our most important guest.

Swallowfield offer the ultimate wedding experience. We believe the most important day of your life should not be the most expensive. We offer a range of options including DIY to fully catered weddings, with the help of our very own function co-ordinator. The choice is yours how much or how little you would like to spend.

At Swallowfield we are hospitaliers and not bound by commercial constraints.

Ceremony & Photography

Swallowfield can be hired for your ceremony and photography session on your special day. Utilise the beautiful gardens for your ceremony, knowing that in the case of inclement weather, you and your guests are easily accommodated in the winery. Ample car parking, toilets and all required facilities are available for your use.

Enjoy the multitude of beautiful locations around the property for your photographs. Swallowfield provides a unique and stunning backdrop for your special day.

You can even arrange for drinks and canapes to be served to your guests post ceremony. Your personal function co-ordinator can assist you as much or as little as needed.


The rustic winery provides a beautiful and unique environment for your function. Holding your reception at Swallowfield means you and your guests can relax and enjoy your entire day in our beautiful surrounds.

The winery comes fully equipped with commercial kitchen, including refrigerators. Tables and chairs can accommodate up to 100 for a sit down function. The use of all crockery, cutlery and glassware is included in our flat fee. In the cooler months, the atmosphere is further enhanced with a roaring open fire.

You have complete control over your budget, as we allow you to bring your own caterers, or even self-cater. Swallowfield provides a unique opportunity to create your special day, exactly as you want.

Our experienced function co-ordinator can provide assistance if needed, and we can help with recommendations of all service providers.

About Us

Swallowfield Vineyards in Gembrook is a family owned boutique vineyard on 150 acres at the forests edge. Swallowfield Vineyards is the Southern most commercial vineyard in the picturesque Yarra Valley and in just over one hour drive from Melbourne CBD you will be inspired by your surrounds. Swallowfield is the perfect backdrop for your Wedding day.

We welcome you to contact us to personally view Swallowfield and its lush surroundings and look forward to the opportunity of assisting you plan your special day!

Call us today email or visit our website!

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