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Cortes Cottage
Cortes Cottage
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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Cortes Cottage offers a tranquil country escape. Set in one of Australias oldest operating Walnut farm 'Valley Nut Groves' and with views of Mount Buffalo the cottage is a wonderful place to relax.

The space

The Ski Fields of Mt Hotham and Falls Creek are only a one and a half hour drive and with numerous wineries and boutique farms close by, Cortes Cottage is an ideal place from which to explore the region.

The cottage is located only 15 minutes from historic Beechworth, which has numerous cafes, restaurants, bars and historical sites. You can explore a little further and find yourself in Bright which has further gourmet food options.

The region is home to some of Victorias best inland fishing, as well as having numerous bushwalking and mountain biking tracks. The cottage is also a 5 minute walk from the Ovens river, which is only accessible through the property. Here you can enjoy swimming, fishing and kayaking safe in the knowledge that there will be no-one to disturb you. For the keen golfer there is a challenging and well laid out golf course only 10 minutes away, or you could venture a little further to tee off at the Porepunkah golf course.

The cottage was recently renovated to a very high standard, and although rustic in appearance, it has a luxurious modern interior, with all of the modern conveniences that you would expect from a boutique country escape. The period weatherboard cottage has an inviting north facing polished concrete verandah where you can sit, relax and enjoy the fresh mountain air. If it is too cold outside then why not sit by the original brick fireplace and warm up.

The cottage is a great place to stay if attending weddings, anniversaries or other events in the area. We will also be more than happy to provide you with recommendations and advice about the region.

If we are around, we are more than happy to give you a tour of the Walnut Farm and its processing plant.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask!!

Cottage Contains:

Bedding: A Queen Bed in the main room, and 2 Extra Long Singles in the other room.
Comes with all linen and pillows. Plus Spare throws and Towels.

The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with new appliances:
Fridge and freezer.
Electric oven and 4 Gas top burner.
Kettle and Toaster
A welcome supply of gourmet tea and grinded coffee is provided.
7kg Washing Machine.

The lounge is quaint, modern, comfortable and relaxing with a 3-seater sofa and a log fire and split system for heating and cooling. Wood will be provided for the first two days of your stay; afterwards you are welcome to collect wood from around the property.

The unique polished concrete floor bathroom has a Victorian claw foot roll top bath, and a shower with brass rainfall showerhead.

Soft cotton towels and toiletries are supplied.

Private access to The Ovens River.
Where you can swim, fish or kayak.

15min to the Gold town of Beechworth.
15min to the Gourmet region of Milawa, where you will find Brown Brothers Winery, Milawa Cheese Factory, the famous Milawa Mustards & of course The Olive Shop.

Guest access

Once you arrive I can show you around, but your welcome to walk freely around the farm and the walnut orchard.

Interaction with guests

I'll be around working on the farm, so only 5min away at all times if you need anything.

Other things to note

It also features a 40 inch Full HD LCD TV.

Books and board games for guests wishing to absorb the cottage ambience will be provided.

New locks on all doors and windows.

And a record player with a great selection!!

Amenities
Family/kid friendly
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Prices
Extra people €4 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit €133
Weekly Discount: 22%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

PETS: Unfortunately we do not take pets.

MINIMUM STAY: There is a minimum 2-night stay any weekend of the year.

Long weekends, Easter and Christmas have a 3 night minimum.

Check in 2:00pm Check out 12:00pm (Flexible)

NO SMOKING indoors or around the cottage.

Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Availability
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

106 Reviews

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Claire User Profile
November 2017
Cortes Cottage is a total dream. Renovated thoughtfully with warm and stylish touches situated in a small piece of Heaven. The surrounds are beautiful, quiet and green with lovely trees and birds singing everywhere. The records and player were a great touch and well used. Tons of great movies and TV shows on the hard drive as well. The bed is so comfortable and the linen high quality (I notice these things and they are important to me). The bathroom is gorgeous with a washing machine available if you're stopping longer. Ronaldo and his mum are lovely hosts, giving us some of their walnuts to enjoy. We loved every single moment and can't wait to return. A hidden gem!

Irina User Profile
November 2017
Ronaldo was a responsive and informative host. We found his space to be really welcoming, airy and light. His little touches (like a bag of walnuts fresh from the farm) made our stay all the better. Thanks Ronaldo!

Courtney User Profile
October 2017
Great little place. Such a lovely weekend away. Looking forward to returning shortly

John User Profile
October 2017
Thoughtfully equipped and comfortable cottage for a relaxing stay in the tranquil surrounds of Ronaldo’s family walnut farm. Particularly appreciated the efforts taken to integrate the fully refurbished cottage within the established garden and trees. Makes the whole package that much more relaxing and serene.

Emma User Profile
October 2017
The cottage is absolutely perfect. It has everything you need and is on a beautiful farm that you can explore. The cottage is very cosy and equipped with all you need. The location works well as you're approx 20mins from Milawa and Beechworth. Would definitely come back!

Danyel User Profile
October 2017
The stay was everything we hoped it would be. A perfect escape to get away from it all. Ronaldo showed great attention to detail - the place was spotless, the bike tyres and balls were all pumped up and the beds super comfy. We'll definitely stay here again.

Deborah User Profile
October 2017
Highly recommended. Ronaldo has thought of everything. Cottage was exceptioally comfortable/cosy and we had a great weekend. Location was ideal, close to Gapstead winery where we attended a wedding and we rode our biles on the rail trail every opportunity we had. Thanks Ronaldo
Ronaldo User Profile
Response from Ronaldo:
Thanks for all the tips Deb!
October 2017

Gapsted, AustraliaJoined in May 2012
Ronaldo User Profile

30 years old
Australian / Bolivian
Farmer
love to travel

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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