Candlelight Cottage

A getaway in yesterday’s cottage with today’s essential comforts

A beautiful historic hills cottage built c.1880, Candlelight offers a little "house", with a veranda, French doors, Leadlight windows, brick and polished floors and a delightful private garden with a waterfall and tranquil outdoor sitting area with a BBQ. Fully renovated, the cottage now offers 3 bedrooms, so comfortable for 2,4 or 5.

Candlelight Cottage is within a few minutes stroll of Olinda & Mount Dandenong villages. A perfect base to explore The Dandenongs and Yarra Valley, or just curl up with a book, a bottle of wine and your loved one to relax, rejuvenate and remake special memories.

Facilities include:

  • Log burning open fire
  • Spa bath with a glass ceiling looking out to the garden or up to the stars
  • Separate walk in shower
  • Queen size antique iron bed
  • Second bedroom with king bed which can be split into singles
  • A third bedroom with a single bed (plus a fold down) is available for this cottage if required
  • Kitchen with microwave, modern stove, fridge, microwave and dishwasher
  • Delightful dining area overlooking the garden and opening through French Doors onto the deck & BBQ
  • Freshly ground coffee and espresso coffee maker
  • Variety of interesting loose leaf teas from Tea Leaves of Sassafras
  • Minibar selection of Yarra Valley wines and locally made “treats”
  • Full size lounge suite in front of the fireplace
  • Cotton sheets
  • Bathrobes
  • Lush bath towels
  • Television and FOXTEL
  • DVD player and a selection of DVDs
  • Music system and CDs
  • Ducted heating for your comfort in addition to the fire
  • Air conditioner for summer
  • Quality toiletries
  • Books and magazines
  • A generous Continental Breakfast Hamper and eggs are supplied to this cottage so you can rest undisturbed and breakfast when you wish (unless otherwise stated or by special arrangement). At the time of booking you can choose to add full breakfast provisions for $20 per couple per day if you wish
  • Private garden and outdoor sitting area with a waterfall and pond
  • Veranda with beautiful cane chairs overlooking the garden
  • Wireless Internet access - if you must!

Candlelight Cottage is well suited for a couple, family or four friends and comfortably accommodates 5. Children are welcome in this special little house.

Pets too, are welcome by arrangement.

We welcome your booking to take both Candlelight & Twilight Cottage together for up to 6 guests.




7-9 Monash Avenue, Olinda 3788, Victoria, Australia Ph: 03 9751 2464 Fax: 03 9751 0552
(some photos in this website are courtesy of Jeff Osman, Carpe Dieum Films; JAI Photography; Virtual Tours by Mawby Creative)