Enter through the dry stone pillars that serpentine the entrance to this 10 acre property down the long driveway to your cottage. Just one cottage, perfect for two! Enjoy beautiful views to Mt.Dandenong, walk through a chestnut plantation and see Melbourne’s skyline a world away. Explore a historic garden, designed by Edna Walling and now classified by the National Trust.
Setting the mood of the open plan cottage is a beautiful wrought iron chandelier, handmade by a local blacksmith, and a romantic four poster bed, hand turned by local craftsman. The polished spotted gum floors and original leadlight French doors from the main house are complimented by the light and sunny aspect.
Queen sized four poster bed, ensuite with corner double spa, gas log fire, verandah, cooking facilities, espresso coffee machine, T.V & DVD player, DVDs, air conditioning, books and magazines, BBQ, rural views to Mt Dandenong, private, undercover parking, Cottage is Wheelchair friendly and there is a separate wheelchair access bathroom.
This B&B is only a few minutes walk to both Olinda and Mt Dandenong villages. The National Rhododendron Gardens are directly opposite our front gate and its an easy walk to Cloudehill and Olinda Golf House. Guests may wish to relax in our English shepherd’s hut. It is a very special hideaway! Curl up on the daybed and watch the garden grow. Keep cozy with a bottle of Yarra Valley Red and a platter by candlelight. A romantic place to propose…….. The shepherd’s hut is an escape in winter or a delightful summerhouse during the warmer weather! Shepherd’s huts were designed to be home to the shepherd who could not afford to leave his flock for long, a warm place to nurture a sick baby lamb. These days, our shepherd’s hut offers our guests a special vantage to enjoy the garden in all seasons.
Folly Farm has recently added a second bathroom to the cottage. The original spa/ensuite remains the same but is complemented by a new wheel chair access bathroom. The cottage also provides a new sofa bed. This will allow a partner to sleep separately if required. Folly Farm is pet friendly and assistance dogs are very welcome.
Our disabled access Bathroom offers: a step less shower base, Safety anti-slip floor coverings, Hand held shower, Wheel chair accessible toilet, Grab rails for shower & toilet, Portable shower seat, Easy to use lever taps, Mirror at wheel chair height, Heated towel rail, Quality toiletries, Hair dryer, Access ramp next to cottage, Built to Australian standard 1428, Access Bathroom will suit, Wheelchairs, Elderly guests, Sight impaired, Mobility issues, Parts of the garden maybe be explored by wheelchair and guest will enjoy beautiful views across the garden and farm from the cottage. Folly Farm is also dog friendly. Max. guests: 2.