• Kookaburra Ridge - Hepburn Springs


Your Private Retreat

Large Modern Rustic 3-bedroom house set on 1.6 acres of established gardens

A short journey along a quiet winding road leads you to your Hepburn Springs Retreat, upon your arrival it will instantly become apparent why return guest refer to it as Hepburn’s Hidden Gem.

With its modern rustic décor, solid timber floors throughout, large open fire place, romancing fleur de lis, walls of sage and earthy tones it creates a sense of calmness which is complemented with a fusion of 19th century French and Australian antiques and vintage objects invites to a harvest; share food and laughter and uncork a bounty for those you love.

Open the French doors and you will find yourself on larger wrap around deck where your backdrop is the Wombat State Forest, descend the stairs and explore your private 1.6 acres of established gardens with their European influence that connects with the Swiss Italian heritage of the area. Immerse yourself in your environment by ambling around the garden that is filled with grape vines, fruit orchard, tumbling roses, cottage garden and your own private olive grove you will quickly understand why its Hepburn’s Hidden Gem.

Sit quietly in the garden and enjoy the sounds of Kookaburras laughing in the treetops, watch the Honey-eater birds go about their business, and wait for the Kangaroos to arrive for their evening feed.

This modern rustic family house is a short 3-minute drive from Daylesford or Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa. It provides accommodation for up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms that offers a unique experience throughout the seasons, from the Autumn colours of the onset of Winter, the open fire for the depths of Winter, Spring with its abundance of flowers new foliage and mothers attending their offspring and Summer with its balmy nights spent on the large deck.

Kookaburra Ridge……. more to experience

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A TRUE HEPBURN SPRINGS RETREAT – A SILVER GROVE OF OLIVES, SUNSHINE AND CITRUS, AND SPEARS OF SWEET LAVENDER.

KOOKABURRA RIDGE

Nestled in Hepburn Springs, Kookaburra Ridge is a European-style, two-level house overlooking an abundant two acre garden of tumbling rose and grape vines.

With 3 double bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 people it’s the perfect holiday accommodation for families or groups of friends.

Featuring:

  • – Spacious living area
  • – Open fireplace
  • – Entertaining deck, BBQ, outdoor setting
  • – Lavish en-suite with spa

Kookaburra Ridge is a 5-minute walk to local shops, restaurants and bathhouses, and ony 1.5 km from the township of Daylesford and Lake Daylesford.

PRICING

2 NIGHTS MIDWEEK FROM: $540
2 NIGHTS WEEKEND FROM: $790
7 DAYS FROM: $1,500

VENTURE UPSTAIRS

LOFT BEDROOM

The large private loft bedroom is a sanctuary of absolute peace. Bedroom No. 1 has a Queen sized bed, goose down quilt and sheets of the highest quality.

PRIVATE BATHROOM

In the private ensuite bathroom you’ll find a generous double spa overlooking the herb garden, a shower and luxury towels.

WANDER OUTSIDE

A large deck covered by grape vines and overlooking the olive grove is perfect for outdoor dining or a BBQ. The magnificent garden provides plenty of space for children to explore and a bounty of culinary inspiration, with herbs for seasoning, a fruit orchard and olives.

STEP INSIDE

LOUNGE

Relax in the lounge, beneath tall timber ceilings, surrounded by lovingly selected antiques. A large open fireplace provides cosy warmth on crisp cold nights. Split air conditioning provides additional heating or cooling in summer. Entertainment includes TV, DVD and music system.

KITCHEN

A huge antique pantry cupboard filled with stylish crockery and glassware contains everything you need for your spring time lunch or decadent midwinter dinner. The kitchen is stocked with essential cooking tools, quality cookware and coffee machine. Enjoy a goody bag of welcome gifts. Our treat.

BEDROOMS

Downstairs are two large bedrooms. Bedroom No. 2 has a queen sized bed. Bedroom No. 3 has two single beds. Both rooms have goose down quilts and luxury sheets.
A centrally located bathroom is provided for downstairs guests.

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GUEST REVIEWS

KOOKABURRA RIDGE

“…cozy cottage in a quiet location… The autumn colours breathtaking…”

“…the property is idyllic, warm, and inviting…”

“…a beautiful place to stay with lovely large gardens for the children to play in…”

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  • We spent a lot of time out on deck, eating, drinking, yoga-ing and generally lazing about while the kids explored the grounds, spotting a few kangaroos.

    Guest Review 2018 - Guest Review 2018
  • Everything was just so delightful, the property is so idyllic, warm, and inviting, the gardens are beautiful to stroll through and explore.

    Guest Review 2019 - Guest Review 2019
  • What a wonderfull way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life! A stay at Kookaburra Ridge can certainly help to recharge the batteries.

    Guest Review 2019 - Guest Review 2019
  • We added this cute fact to welcome all those who typed Heburn Springs and searched for accomodation Hepburn Springs. You probably know Heburn has a 'p' and accomodation has another 'm', but really, who cares? We just want to make sure you find us.

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  • "I am so glad we booked Kookaburra Ridge for our anniversary weekend. We loved the rustic kitchen and gardens and the garden view from the spa was perfect. We'll definitely be returning"

    Guest - Review, 2015
  • "A real country getaway. I felt like I was in Italy or France. We loved the fire and even in winter the garden was beautiful."

    Guest - Review, 2014

Dive in to Hepburn Springs and Daylesford

Unpacked your bags and feel like exploring? In Hepburn Springs and Daylesford there’s something to do, see and explore around every corner..

For some ideas, visit our What to do in Hepburn Springs and Daylesford and Events and Reviews pages. Don’t forget to follow Kookaburra Ridge on Facebook for news, and accommodation specials.

Waterfalls and Nature

Hepburn springs Trentham Falls

Pack a picnic and head to the waterfalls, gardens, lake or mineral springs. Hike a trail through the bush. Enjoy the stunning landscape and beautiful wildflowers.

Bathhouse and Spa

Relax and recouperate at a day spa. Surrender to a pampering massage. Dip into a mineral spring treatment. Heal your body and soul with a wellness therapy.

Food and Dining

Relish a warm breakfast at a cozy cafe. Tuck into some hearty pub fare. Indulge in some fine dining. Take your taste buds on tour and sample the regional food.

Wine and Gins

Spend an afternoon tasting local wines at a cellar door. Sample the botanicals and rich smooth flavours of handcrafted gin. A kaleidascope of tastes awaits.

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Victoria, Australia

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