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10 Best Mornington Peninsula Wine Region Accommodation

 

We’re already big fans of the Mornington Peninsula here at Wine Compass. Amazing wineries, stunning landscapes and an unbelievable variety of activities that stretch far beyond wine tastings. Our guests love the region as much as we do, but the thing that makes their tours and occasions that much better, is returning to some gorgeous Peninsula accommodation at the end of the day, without worrying about a long drive home.

 

We’ve picked-up guests for tours from so many amazing homes around the Peninsula, so we compiled a list of the 10 Best Mornington Peninsula Wine Region Accommodation that is sure to make any long weekend and tour that much more spectacular.

 

Butterfly RetreatsRed Hill – Best for country vibes

Open deck area with garden views at Butterfly Retreats

 

Well appointed country comfort at Butterfly Retreats Farm House

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with this beautifully appointed farm house holiday rental. Equipped to accommodate couples, families or large groups of friends, the property is perfectly situated in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula wine country, walking distance to Red Hill Market. This farm house is spacious with plenty of outdoor areas to explore and enjoy, with large beautifully landscaped gardens, fruit trees and sprawling lavender bushes. Whether spending the day touring local cellar doors, wandering through the Red Hill market, galleries or simply a day at the beach, this accommodation promises a unique getaway, and a welcoming home away from home. See full property details here.

 

Nord House, Red Hill – Best sleek and modern

Modern Nordic designs at Nord House

 

Stylish designs flow beautifully to the outdoor area of Nord House

Contemporary Scandinavian style at its best, this is ideal accommodation no matter the time of year. Make yourself comfortable in front of a warm wood fire when it’s cold outside, or enjoy the gorgeous garden setting while sipping on some local bubbles after a day at nearby Point Leo Beach. Ideally located within walking distance of The Epicurean, The Long Table, and The Red Hill Cellar & Pantry. Or hop in the car for a short drive to Tucks Ridge, Montalto, Paringa Estate and much more! Check it out here.

 

 

Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat, Merricks North – Best for a big group getaway

Luxe outdoor entertaining area at Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat

 

Lavendar and vine views for days at Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat

Luxury vineyard accommodation like you’ve never seen, the Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat offers a one of a kind indulgent experience. With three separate accommodation options which can be booked individually or together, this property is perfect for large groups or that special celebration that requires just the right setting. With everything you could possibly need at your fingertips, from an outdoor wood fire pizza oven, to a full size all-weather tennis court complete with racquets and balls. Look no further for the perfect Peninsula getaway. See more on this amazing property here.

 

 

‘The Old Coolstore’ Jonathon Apartment, Merricks North – Best Bargain

Gorgeous gardens at your doorstep at The Old Coolstore

 

Relax with a bottle of something local amongst the beautiful garden setting of The Old Coolstore

Holiday accommodation doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg to have everything you need. The Old Coolstore – Jonathon Apartment was originally an apple coolstore room, but is now home to a spacious two-bedroom apartment with open plan living area. Located in Merricks North and only a short drive to some of our favourite local wineries including Quealy Winemakers, Merricks Creek and Paringa Estate among others, we know how and where we’d rather spend our money… More property details here.

 

 

Lionsgate, Red Hill – Best view

Everything you could want and more at Lionsgate, Red Hill

 

Take-in amazing sunsets poolside at Lionsgate

With breathtaking views from every angle of this property, Lionsgate is sure to make a lasting impression on you and your guests. Set on 5.2 acres, with 5 bedrooms, generous living and entertaining areas both indoors and out, this accommodation is large enough to enjoy with a few close friends, or when gathering the family over the holiday period. The property also features a resort-style heated pool and spa which enjoy private but vast views that stretch down to a man-made creek which flows into a natural spring-fed dam where you can try your luck and catch a yabbie or two. A great way to re-connect with nature and loved-ones. View more details on this spectacular home here.

 

 

The Retreat @ Main Ridge , Main Ridge – Best for a couple

Romantic setting for two at The Retreat @ Main Ridge

 

A secluded sanctuary awaits you at The Retreat @ Main Ridge

A private getaway in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula’s Main Ridge. Perfect for a romantic couples weekend away, this studio retreat boasts amazing views across to Bass Straight from the outdoor spa, almost designed to be enjoyed with a bottle of the Peninsula’s best local wines which are all within a short drive from this property…not that you’ll ever want to leave it. Get full details here.

 

 

Orchard Keepers, Red Hill – Best interior design

Inspiring designs and views at Orchard Keepers, Red Hill

 

Dine amongst nature at Orchard Keepers, Red Hill

Handpicked vintage pieces and antiques, mixed with modern designs and colour palette, the interiors of Orchard Keepers Red Hill are simply immaculate. Comprising of a main house with four bedrooms and a Workers Cottage with one queen bed, both living quarters are complete with fully equipped kitchens with state of the art appliances. This property is flooded with natural light, which beautifully highlights the love and effort that has gone into making this a unique and well thought out living space. Full property details here.

 

 

Merricks Stable Accommodation, Merricks North – Best for pets

Warm yourself by the outdoor fire-pit at Merricks Stable Accomodation 

 

Gather the whole family for a memorable night-in at Merricks Stable Accomodation 

Quality accommodation in a renovated stable. You heard right. This place used to be a horse stable but is now a three bedroom, rustic on the outside, modern and cosy on the inside home. There’s also a secure dog yard onsite this 10-acre property which is just as amazing on the outside as it is on the inside. Enjoy the outdoor bbq facilities while huddled around the most inviting fire pit, and feel all your city troubles just melt away. Head here for full property details.

 

 

Merricks Cottage, Merricks – Best cottage stay

Comfy country vibes at Merricks Cottage

 

Country kitchen at Merricks Cottage

An ideal retreat for a foodie and wine weekend! With Stonier Wines and Merricks General Wine Store as your neighbours, happiness is just a stone’s throw away from this quaint and quiet country lane cottage. Beaches, restaurants and markets are all also within easy reach. The property has two bedrooms, and amenities that can comfortably accommodate up to 5 guests. So what are you waiting for? See full details here.

 

 

Sandstone Estate, Red Hill – Best vine views

Vines as far as the eye can see at Sandstone Esate

 

No need to leave luxury behind at Sandstone Estate

With vine views at every turn, this stunning 24 acre estate is home to a vineyard and cellar door of Fenian Wines. This is luxury vineyard accomodation at it’s best. With four bedrooms and the capacity to sleep up to fourteen guests, this spacious home features open plan living areas, with a wood fire in the dining room that overlooks vines. The property also boasts exceptionally maintained gardens and an outdoor dining area. Located in the heart of the Peninsula’s wine country, Red Hill, so many of our favourite wineries are only moments away too, from Quealy, to Ocean Eight and Kerri Greens to name a few.  This amazing property provides guests with a very unique  and memorable opportunity to live amongst a vineyard. Sounds perfect to us. For full property details, click here.

 

Gooseberry Hill Olive Grove & Cottage, Mooroduc – best for getting amongst nature

A spot of tea in a country setting at Gooseberry Hill Olive Grove & Cottage

 

Country chic at Gooseberry Hill Olive Grove & Cottage

Set amongst 15 acres of olive trees and native bushlands, this is a true opportunity to unwind and connect with nature. If you’d rather your greenery come with a golf ball and clubs, the Devil Bend golf course is right next door to this stunning property. You’re also only a stones-throw from local wineries Moorooduc Estate and Yabby Lake if you feel like indulging in some premium wines or local produce in nearby Mornington. Goosberry Hill Olive Grove & Cottage can accommodate up to four guests, with open plan dining area, wood fire stove, and private deck area. This is the ideal accommodation that has all you need if you plan on staying in, but within close enough proximity to all the local attractions that the area is known for.

 

Two Bay Cottage, Red Hill – best for beach goers

A beachy bush escape at Two Bay Cottage

 

All the comforts of home at Two Bay Cottage, Red Hill

 

Ideally located within minutes of beaches that span either side of the Peninsula, Two Bays Cottage is the perfect beachside getaway for a large family or group of friends. If the weather isn’t quite right for taking a dip, you’ve still got plenty to occupy your time with local wineries Eldridge Estate, Lindenderry, and Port Phillip Estate close by to tempt you. The property is also located on the Red Hill to Merricks trail, a picturesque off road 7km track to wonder through on those lazy afternoons. The cottage sleeps up to eight guests with a lovely homely feel and everything you need to make your stay a comfortable one.

 

Arthurs Views, Arthurs Seat – best for couples

Standing tall amongst the Arthurs Seat Forest , Arthurs Views

 

Bubbles by the bay at Arthurs View

Perfectly situated within the Arthurs Seat Forest, Arthurs Views is an exclusive couples retreat on the Mornington Peninsula. Perched just below the peak of the Arthurs seat summit, you can expect spectacular bay views and even catch a glimpse of the city skyline from the balcony of one of four private and luxurious suites. Chose from the extravagant Flinders Penthouse, one of two relaxing spa suites, or the self-contained and private Bowen suite. You can expect nothing but the best from Arthurs Views, with special luxury touches that are guaranteed to make your stay all the more memorable.

 

Explore all the Mornington Peninsula has to offer with a Wine Compass tour today.

 

 

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Lucia Guadagnuolo

Lucia Guadagnuolo

Tour Host and Yarra Valley Manager at Wine Compass
Lucia has just commenced her WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, enjoys hosting wine tastings, discovering the Melbourne foodie scene, and has a keen interest in the wines, and fried foods, of Southern Italy.
Lucia Guadagnuolo

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