Lyrebird Cottages

4 Star Australian AAA Rated

140 Moora Road, Healesville Mt Toolebewong, Victoria, 3777

Overview

Two contemporary, architect - designed mudbrick and timber cottages with spectacular views over the Yarra Valley.

Two cottages built to the same design and standard surrounded by 10 acres of mountain-top gardens and forest. The view from each cottage is magnificent. The highest standards of accommodation compliment the beautiful and natural surroundings. Wood fire and spa in each cottage plus reverse cycle air-conditioning.

Healesville, Victoria, Australia

Room Descriptions

1 night rate

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

1 night rate Last Minute Sunday

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

2 nights minimum

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast for the first morning and provisions for a continental breakfast for the second morning. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

3 nights minimum

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast for the first morning and provisions for a continental breakfast for the second morning. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

3 nights minimum Wine and Dine midweek

Escape to Lyrebird Cottages and enjoy a romantic dinner in the comfort of your cottage. Relax with a bottle of Yarra Valley wine, distant views, sunsets and a wood fire. Tariff is $600 per couple. Includes 3 nights' accommodation, a bottle of Yarra Valley wine and two main courses from our in-house menu. Normal price $665! Also included are generous provisions for a cooked breakfast for the first morning and provisions for a continental breakfast for the second morning. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided.

4 nights minimum

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast for the first morning and provisions for a continental breakfast for the second morning. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

5 nights minimum

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast for the first morning and provisions for a continental breakfast for the second morning. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

6 to 14 nights minimum

We have two cottages on 10 acres of garden and forest. Each cottage has a great view to the horizon over 100km's away. They are designed to the same standard and quality. The cottages are private and separate. Accommodation includes generous provisions for a cooked breakfast for the first morning and provisions for a continental breakfast for the second morning. Please let us know if you are vegetarian or gluten free. All linen and towels are provided. Towels are changed after the third night and the cottage is serviced once a week for stays of 6 days or more. A laundry with washing machine and dryer is available.

Check In Instructions

Check in is from 3.00p.m. Please text or call us on arrival.

If you are in Silver Wattle cottage there is also a brass bell at the door for you to ring so we know you have arrived. Silver Wattle is on the same level as the care parking, Mountain Ash is down the steps.

Both Mountain Ash and Silver Wattle will be unlocked with the key inside. We will come to the cottage to greet you.

Children and Extra Guests Details

Extra adult $40p.n. for 1 or 2 nights, $30p.n.for 3 to 5 nights, $25p.n for 6 or more nights. Each cottage accommodates a maximum of three adults.

One child $30p.n.for 1 or 2 nights, $25p.n.for 3 nights or more. Baby in arms, under 3 months, no charge if providing own portacot. Portacot available for $20 per stay.

Car Parking Details

Each cottage has off street parking adjacent to the cottages.

Travel Directions

Please note GPS is not always accurate in this area. Both Google Maps and Apple Maps are accurate when you search for Lyrebird Cottages. We suggest using GPS only in conjunction with our printed directions.

From Melbourne

Drive on Maroondah Highway and go through Healesville town centre. At the last traffic lights in Healesville turn right into Don Road (the large building of Innocent Bystander winery/restaurant is on this corner).

From here you drive 9kms along Don road to Nyora road.

A short distance before Nyora road there is a hairpin bend and then a little further there is a sign for Malleson's Lookout. A few hundred metres further is Nyora Road. Turn right into Nyora road. The first Lyrebird Cottages sign is at this corner.

Follow Nyora road for three kilometres to the end of Nyora road. Turn right into Moora road. The second Lyrebird Cottages sign is at this corner. Lyrebird Cottages is 1km from here. We are on the right hand side of the road where the road plunges steeply downhill. Please drive slowly downhill or you may go past our entrance.

There are two entrances to our property. Turn into the second driveway which is a very short distance below our property sign.

Park in one of the two car spaces against the sleeper wall.

Your cottage is unlocked. Please text or call us to let us know you have arrived,

From the Airport

Head south on the Tullamarine Freeway and take the Western Ring Road (M80) east to Greensborough. Take the Greensborough by-pass to Diamond Creek. After Diamond Creek turn right onto the Kangaroo Ground Wattle Glen Road.

At the T-Junction turn right and immediately left onto the Eltham Yarra Glen Road. At Yarra Glen, turn right onto the Melba Highway and then left on to the Healesville Yarra Glen Road. In Healesville, turn left onto the Maroondah Highway and proceed as above.

Things To Do

Magnificent views from your private balcony.

Beautiful walks including longer day hikes.

Vineyards with cellar doors and world class restaurants.

Local Farmers' Markets and craft markets.

Balloon rides over the valley.

Healesville Sanctuary to see Australian wildlife.

Artists galleries and pottery studios.

Day Spa and massage.

Birdwatching. Over 60 species of Australian birds recorded at Lyrebird Cottages.

Fantastic cycling on Lillydale to Warburton cycle track. Beautiful challenging rides through valleys and mountain forests.

Music concerts including Jazz in the vineyards.

Scenic drives past vineyards and pasture and towering mountain forests to nearby villages.

  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Balcony
  • Bedding
  • Breakfast
  • CD Player
  • Car Parking
  • Clothes Line
  • Cot available on request
  • DVD Player
  • Deck
  • Free parking
  • Guest Laundry
  • Heating
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Spa
  • Stereo
  • TV
  • Wood Fire

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