Whole house
888 ft²
Size
Kitchen
View
Garden
BBQ facilities
Terrace

Riversdale Retreat is located in Chewton and offers a garden, barbecue facilities and a terrace. The property is 27 miles from Bendigo and free private parking is provided.

The vacation home is composed of 2 separate bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and 1 bathroom.

Daylesford is 26 miles from the vacation home, while Hepburn Springs is 24 miles away. The nearest airport is Melbourne Airport, 62 miles from Riversdale Retreat.

Riversdale Retreat has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 3, 2019

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property info

Surrounded by native crown bush land and set in a re-vegetated bush garden, Riversdale Retreat is an uncompromising, award winning, country escape. ACCOMMODATION - Open-plan living area and a fully equipped kitchen ready for self-catering. A tatami lounge area and a Japanese style bathroom provide a touch of the exotic. Paved outdoor areas include outdoor fireplace, prep bench and sink. In winter the wood fire heater efficiently heats entire house. Floating decks and indoor/outdoor day bed are the perfect way to catch and enjoy the winter sun. Sleeps 2 or 3 adults with 1 queen size and 1 single bed. The perfect private getaway for a couple! ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIONSHIP AND LOCATION - Compact, climate and occupant adaptable located in semi bush. Designed to sit off the land yet be immersed within, it can open and close to nature, views and sun. The building is designed with environmentally sustainable design principles, solar hot water, rainwater tank and is super insulated.

Neighborhood info

Riversdale Retreat is located just outside of the popular town of Castlemaine, in the small town of Chewton - approximately an hour and a half drive out of Melbourne. Daylesford, Maldon and Bendigo are all within a 30 minute drive. The property also directly borders State Crown Land, with acres of secluded walking and biking tracks.

Language Spoken

English
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Red Hill Hotel
    0.9 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Granada Cafe
    2.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Saff's Cafe
    3.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Melbourne Airport
    51.6 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    56.3 miles
How to get to Riversdale Retreat from Melbourne Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Riversdale Retreat
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Internet
No internet access available.
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Miscellaneous
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Riversdale Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 500 is required on arrival. That's about 348.68USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Riversdale Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 7:00 PM and 9:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

A damage deposit of AUD 500 is required on arrival. That's about 348.68USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Riversdale Retreat

  • Riversdale Retreat can accommodate this group size:

    • 3 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The prices at Riversdale Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Riversdale Retreat is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Riversdale Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Check-in at Riversdale Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Riversdale Retreat is 2,950 feet from the center of Chewton.

  • Riversdale Retreat has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Riversdale Retreat by:

    • Car 1h

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Riversdale Retreat on this page.