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Shady Brook Alpine Delux Cottage & gardens

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
Smart TV, fireplace, DVD player, books
Property grounds

Overview of Shady Brook Alpine Delux Cottage & gardens

Shady Brook Alpine Delux Cottage & gardens

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 5

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Harrietville, VIC

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChampion Spur Track Trailhead7 min walk
  • Popular LocationBungalow Spur Track Trailhead14 min walk
  • AirportMount Hotham, VIC (MHU)50 min drive
  • Popular LocationMount Feathertop70 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 5
375 sq m
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    2 queen beds
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Shady Brook Alpine Delux Cottage & gardens

Ski-in/ski-out access for family fun on the slopes
Sleeps 4 - 5 People.
Set in magnificent gardens on the Ovens river with a backdrop of forest
Relax and Restore from the busy city lifestyle, breathing in the fresh country air and taking in the peaceful environment. Ideal for families or couples.

Superbly finished and very private with spa, queen size bed with ceiling fans,a full kitchen, DVD TV Video, fire place, laundry, air conditioning and electric heating. Your own undercover car parking, verandahs and barbecue facilities. Enjoy the unique bush and landscaped surrounds of this 12 ac. property set on the Ovens river and bordered by the Alpine National Park and State forest. From your surrounding verandas of your cottage take in the views of the extensive landscaped garden and the mountain ranges of Mount Feathertop. The extensive garden offers you places to stroll and relax and there are great open places where families can play. Walking tracks up the mountain behind your facility offers another experience.

Shady Brook cottages has three individual self contained cottages and one spa apartment on the Ovens River, (refer to website). They are situated on 12 acres, 8 acres is landscape garden in a very unique picturesque setting, River on one side and state forest on the other three, only 500metres from the mountain village of Harrietville but your own secluded retreat.

Shady Brook is unique, unlike many holiday venues you have space, seclusion and in a magnificent setting. In each season the landscaped garden offers you special delights, planted down in a primary exotic theme you can enjoy the magnificent Autumn colours that the north east of Victoria is famous for. In spring the colour of 1000's of bulbs bursting forth around Rhododenrons and Azaleas to name a few, flowering trees and native shrubs. Summer is also filled with colour, what better time to enjoy a glass from your deck of your cottage in the cool afternoon. Winter carries its own special time clear frosty mornings a time to set off for the snow less than 45 minutes away or a walk or a ride out on the many tracks and trails around Harrietville.

Whilst staying at Shady Brook you will be amazed by its bird life, over 50 species occupy the area and each morning parrots and small finches come down to a bird feeder near your cottage for their morning supplement.

Things to do whilst staying in Harrietville:

Harrietville is a historical village at the base of Mt Hotham and Mount Feathertop. The town has two hotels, museum, cafes and a bakery serving fresh bread daily. Mountain Fresh trout and salmon farm is also a favorite activity along with our local lavender farm with its own cafe on the Ovens River.

The town and Shady Brook is ideally situated for nature based tourism with the iconic walking tracks up through the Great Alpine National park. The Alpine National Park borders the Eastern side of Harrietville and your walk can start from your cottage to Mt Feathertop. Or take a drive 45 minutes to highest point of Mt Hotham.

Around the village there are numerous tracks and trails suitable for families for walking or mountain biking. The town and Shady Brook is ideally situated for nature based tourism with the iconic walking tracks up through the Great Alpine National park. The Alpine National Park borders the Eastern side of Harrietville and your walk can start from your cottage to Mt Feathertop. Harrietville has many four wheel drive tracks and motorbikes within the state forest on our west.

Only a short drive down the road to Bright there are numerous beautiful wineries, endless nature base activities and various eateries to suit any budget. For the more adventurous there is plenty of nature based activities including the Mystic Mountain Bike Park.
Air-conditioned accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the cottage include ski-in/ski-out access and a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

John and Anne Atkins
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Close to skiing
  • Ski-in/ski-out access
  • Ski lift privelages
  • Skiing privileges


  • Hot tub

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking options include a garage

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Children's books
  • Children's toys


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove


  • Smart TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Next to a golf course
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Golf privileges
  • Hunting nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby


  • Sleeps 5
  • Unit size: 4036 sq ft (375 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

Property is also known as

Shady Brook Alpine Delux Cottage Gardens Harrietville
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Shady Brook Alpine Delux Cottage & Gardens Cottage Harrietville

About this area


Located in Harrietville, this cottage is in a rural area and next to a golf course. Champion Spur Track Trailhead and Bungalow Spur Track Trailhead are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Alpine National Park and Smoko Streamside Reserve. Fishing and swimming offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests love the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Champion Spur Track Trailhead - 7 min walk
  • Bungalow Spur Track Trailhead - 14 min walk
  • Smoko Streamside Reserve - 7 min drive
  • Mount Hotham - 26 min drive
  • Mount Feathertop - 70 min drive


  • Mountain View Retreat - 2 min walk
  • Morries - 3 min walk
  • Bella's Cafe - 5 min walk
  • The Big Shed Cafe - 8 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Perfect getaway
If we could stay longer we would. The property is perfectly set out with all the creature comforts of home. John and Ann are lovely hosts who couldn't do enough to make us comfortable during out time at their incredible property. Many thanks.

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic getaway, perfect for a city detox.
Great communication, very friendly and welcoming. Leaves you to enjoy the beauty of the property and surrounding garden.

5/5 Excellent

Lovely location
We had a lovely time at shady brook. The cottage was clean and comfortable. The garden is absolutely gorgeous, and we enjoyed watching the different types of birds that visited the garden. Definitely recommend, especially during autumn :)

5/5 Excellent

Perfect getaway!
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at ShadyBrook Cottage. Location is perfect and so very picturesque and tranquil. Cottage was well appointed. Very cosy and warm. Love to return for a longer stay. Thank you John and Anne .

5/5 Excellent

Calming and relaxing