Located in Olinda, the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, multi award winning Como Cottages is close to the region’s shops, cafes, day spas, forest walks, parks and gardens. Fully self contained with generous full breakfast provisions, our one, two or three bedroom cottages feature spas, clawfoot baths, coonaras and open fires. Perfect for couples, families and groups, the cottages are close to the region’s iconic attractions including Puffing Billy, the Cuckoo, Sky High Restaurant and the wineries and ballooning in the Yarra Valley.
Garden Cottage - For Couples
Garden Cottage was the first cottage renovated @ Como in 1992. Step back in time in this quaint 1920s cottage, complete with polished floors, old fashioned four poster bed, cast iron clawfoot bath, open fire, and gorgeous Huon Pine bench tops. You’ll be warm and toasty with the ducted heating and open fire in cooler months, and love the shady balcony through the French doors when it’s warmer. Cook up your bacon and eggs on the original Kooka stove and enjoy the surrounding fern filled gardens.
Como Cottage - Suitable for a couple
Como Cottage is the cosiest of all… Featured in the Age Traveller, it is open plan with a queen bed, ensuite, leather couch, open fire, gas heating, double corner spa, air conditioning, kitchen nook with Early Kooka stove, and outdoor decking with table and chairs. Como Cottage would have to be our most popular cottage, it is quiet, private, and romantic.
Mills Cottage - For Couples
Our romantic two storey ‘honeymooners’ cottage with large double spa. The Victorian spiral staircase leads to the bedroom with its four poster bed and coloured glass window & French doors opening to the balcony. The open plan loungeroom / kitchen has an open fire, gas heating, and polished wood floors. The cottage gets the afternoon sun streaming through the windows and in warmer months you can open the kitchen French doors to the bricked patio area. There is digital TV, DVD, and iPod dock with radio, with some DVDs and books to choose from.
Caretaker's Cottage - Suitable for a couple
Nestled in amongst the ferns of our 100 year old gardens is the smallest of our unique and character filled cottages. Designed for those who want to explore the forests, cafes and restaurants of the Dandenong Ranges and return to relax with the views and sounds of the garden.
Caretaker’s Cottage features big picture windows, double bed, shower, polished boards, digital TV, iPod dock, kitchenette with microwave, and reverse cycle heating and air-conditioning. Perfect for overnight & weekend stays for couples or solo travellers.
Forget-Me-Not Cottage - For Couples, Groups or Families
Be inspired by this elevated, light filled, attic style cottage, with its glass conservatory lounge room you’ll feel like you’re in a tree house!
There is a Coonara glass fronted wood fire at the foot of the queen sized bed for the cooler months, and air conditioning and plantation ceiling fan for the warmer ones, an original cast iron clawfoot bath (good for 2) and the old Kooka stove. The digital TV & DVD is in the bedroom and some great books to read.
Lavender Cottage - For Couples, Groups or Families
Two bedroom Lavender Cottage is great for couples and families. Situated in Olinda Village, it can accommodate up to 4 (1 queen 1 double). Additional single fold out bed available. Attic queen room with bathroom and large double spa.
Kitchen and sunken lounge room with open fire. Vintage features and lovingly restored from recycled timbers and fretwork, including the balcony french doors. BBQ garden area with table and chairs. Digital TV, DVD, CD HiFi system, books and board games. Gas heating, open fire and reverse cycle air conditioning.
Cotswald Cottage - Suitable for a couples, families and groups
Cotswald Cottage is our largest cottage and located in the heart of Olinda. It has three bedrooms, each with a double bed. The open plan lounge and dining room has an open fire and gas heating for winter and the veranda with bbq is perfect for the warmer months. There is a large kitchen with a Kooka stove, microwave, full sized modern fridge, pots and pans, oils and sauces and complimentary breakfast provisions.
The bathroom features a large double spa. Ideal for one, two or three couples, families, wedding parties and girls’ weekends.
Special and Packages
We offer accommodation and massage packages as well as multi-night specials and longer term rentals including, weekly, two weekly, monthly and longer arrangements.
The price will vary depending on the length of stay and number of people staying.