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10 Best Yarra Valley Wine Region Accommodation

There’s a lot to love about the Yarra Valley. Vast open spaces, magnificent countryside views, amazing nature and wildlife and of course, some of the best wineries and local providores around. A place where you can truly indulge in life’s simple pleasures, in a lush and tranquil setting. Spending a day in the Yarra Valley is a must, but spending a few days is total bliss.

Treat yourself and loved ones with a getaway to remember with help from our list of Yarra Valley Wine Region Accommodation and Rental Properties…

 

Big Yarra Views, Gruyere – Best for sweeping views

Outdoor pool area at Big Yarra Views, Gruyere

 

Luxury interiors at Big Yarra Views, Gruyere

Whether you’re gathering a group of family and friends for a special occasion, or simply planning a luxurious private getaway, Big Yarra Views is unlike other holiday accommodations. Set on 55 acres in the heart of the Yarra Valley, this private property provides endless views of the Yarra Ranges, with resort style comfort and amenities.

With some of the Yarra Valley’s most popular wineries only moments from your doorstep, including Rochford Wines, Soumah and Hanrahan. Able to accommodate up to 8 guests, with spacious living areas, large main bedrooms with ensuite, professionally appointed kitchen and an outdoor entertainment pavilion with pool, Big Yarra Views is sure to leave a big impression.

 

Ville D’Soumah, Gruyere – Best for on-vineyard accommodation

Vines on your doorstep at Ville D’Soumah

 

Vineyard views from the cozy cottage kitchen at Ville D’Soumah

A luxury vineyard cottage all to yourself…sounds perfect, right? This beautifully furnished cottage is perched amongst the vines of Soumah Vineyard, deep in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Fully equipped country kitchen and with enough space to host 1-3 couples for an unforgettable weekend in Victoria’s premier wine region. Take in the country air while enjoying a bbq on the wrap around deck, or take the one minute stroll to the Soumah cellar door for a wine tasting and the best in Northern Italian cuisine. Neighbouring vineyards include Hanrahan, Pimpernel, Levantine Hill and Rochford Wines…what more could you ask for?

 

Luxurious Yarra Valley House, Steels Creek – Best for secluded luxury

Room with a view at Luxurious Yarra Valley House in Steels Creek

 

Cool off in the amazing pool at Luxurious House Yarra Valley

Grand views and luxury comfort at every turn is what awaits you at this impressive Yarra Valley home situated in Steels Creek, the rural centre of the Yarra Valley. The house sits on 20 acres of land and boasts some of the most amazing views that stretch all the way out to Mount Dandenong and surrounds. Outdoor entertaining never looked so good with a huge deck area complete with custom built solar heated pool, outdoor fireplace and large sun deck. You can even take a private trail which leads to breath-taking views over Kinglake National Park and watch the sun set over this amazing piece of land. 3 large king size bedrooms and 3 bathrooms ensure comfort and convenience for an indulgent weekend away.

 

Brooklands Apartments West, Healesville – Best for apartment convenience

Admire Mountain views from your couch at Brooklands Apartments West

 

Modern interiors meet country chic at Brooklands Apartments Healesville

Luxury apartment convenience within 100 metres of Main Street Healesville. This property is best suited for couples wanting modern accommodation within a short walking distance to the many attractions Healesville has to offer. Four Pillars Distillery, Payten & Jones Wines, Watts River Brewery and the Healesville Hotel are all only moments away. Apartment living doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice that country feel though, as the Brooklands Apartments offer stunning mountain views from the living area and outdoor deck.

 

Oakview Cottage, Healesville – Best for cottage vibes

Enjoy the treehouse feel of Oakview Cottage in Healesville

 

Connect with nature at Oakview Cottage in Healesville

Experience the calm and tranquillity that comes from a mountain view cottage, all within a short walk to the centre of Healesville.  A great way to get away from the busy city life but still have the convenience of all that you need, right at your fingertips. What makes a stay at Oakview Cottage all the more special is your connection to nature. The spacious outdoor deck offers glorious views of Mt St Leonard and the opportunity to feed the local kookaburra’s and cockatoos over breakfast. Perfect for a couple who would prefer to take advantage of the amazing local produce on offer and prepare meals at home, whilst still being close enough to the town centre.

 

Lonsdale Park on the Yarra, Healesville – Best for the big day

Contemporary designs at Lonsdale Park on the Yarra

 

Where comfort meets style at Lonsdale Park on the Yarra in Healesville

With wine country weddings becoming more and more popular, this property provides the ideal luxury base for friends and family on the big day.

The home is set on a huge 70-acre property, with over two acres occupied by beautifully landscaped gardens for you and your guests to enjoy. The home is welcoming with large open and light filled living areas, four bedrooms and the capacity to host up to 8 guests. Even if you’re not planning your nuptials, this is one property you are sure to fall in love with.

 

Birch House, Yarra Glen – Best for a homestead hideaway

Unique gabled roof of Birch House, Yarra Glen

 

Amazing backdrop to any meal at Birch House 

Capture the feeling of true farm life living with a weekend away at Birch House in Yarra Glen. The striking gabled roof of this retreat is sure to make an impression, as are the interiors of this beautifully furnished and architecturally designed home. Enjoy endless views from the covered outdoor dining area, or relax inside as you warm yourself by the fire. With an abundance of the Yarra Valley’s finest wineries within reach, and Yarra Glen township only moments away, this is the perfect accommodation for families or a large group of friends looking to explore the area in a charming a rural setting.

 

House on Maddens, Coldstream – Best for cellar door convenience

A country style manor in the heart of the Yarra Valley wine region

 

Poolside style at House on Maddens, Coldstream

A luxury homestead within walking distance to some of the best wineries in the Yarra Valley. Yarra Yering, Coldstream Hills, Maddens Rise, Dominique Portet and Oakridge just to name a few. Historically, this particular area is well known in the valley as being the site for some of the regions first ever vine plantings. House on Maddens has everything you could ever imagine needing in a wine region accommodation including several dining and entertaining areas, swimming pool, bbq area and over 40 acres of farmland and gorgeous gardens. The house can accommodate up to 10 guests and makes the perfect retreat for a group of foodie friends looking to explore the premium wine region that is the Yarra Valley.

 

Yarramunda Bed & Breakfast: Angus House, Gruyere – Best value for money

Sleek interiors of Angus House are sure to impress

 

Unbeatable views from the porch of Angus House at Yarramunda Farm

Located on the sweeping planes of Yarramunda Farm, you’ll get so much more than you bargained for with a stay at Angus House. Unbelievable 180 degree views of the beautiful Yarra Ranges, surrounding vineyards and vast farmlands will leave you lost for words. The property is also home to a working cattle farm and prestigious Australian horse breeders.  Inside, you’ll find a well-appointed, luxuriously furnished house that can accommodate up to four guests. Step outside onto the deck at the end of a busy day wine tasting with some local produce and a bottle of Pinot, and marvel at the most picturesque landscapes of anywhere in the Yarra Valley.

 

Araluen Boutique Accommodation: Hilltop Spa Villa, Steels Creek – Best for relaxation

Romance awaits at Araluen Boutique Accommodation, Steels Creek

 

Escape the grind poolside at Araluen Boutique Accommodation, Steels Creek

Steels Creek is a quiet little corner of the Yarra Valley wine region that makes for an ideal escape from city life. The Hilltop Villas from Araluen Boutique Accommodation offer a unique slice of paradise for couples who are after self-contained privacy with all the comforts of home. Gas fireplace, large flat-screen tv, complimentary wifi and Bose sound system are all included. Provisions are provided by Arulen if you choose to prepare breakfast yourself at the villa, for those sleepy mornings where you just want to do nothing more than take in the serenity. The many prestigious wineries of the Yarra Valley are also just minutes away if you ever decide to leave the peace and tranquillity of your villa, with Yileena Park, DeBortoli, Mandala and Zonzo only a short trip from your home base.

 

The Burrow at Wombat Bend, Dixons Creek – best for wildlife spotting

View over the billabong at Wombat Bend

 

Country charm with added comfort and style at The Burrow at Wombat Bend

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life, and feel the relaxation and calm sweep over you the instant you arrive. More than cottage accommodation, The Burrow is home to an array of wildlife, birds, possums and frogs surrounded by a beautiful man-made billabong. This is an idyllic retreat for those who truly desire to immerse themselves in nature, while providing an excellent base to explore the Yarra Valley. The Burrow is suitable for a couple or a single person, so privacy and seclusion is guaranteed. Country gourmet breakfast of local produce is provided for guests to prepare, as is a complimentary Yarra Valley cider with crackers, cheese and fruit.. With a private entrance and carport, sunny lounge, fully equipped kitchen, bbq facilities, spacious bedroom with ensuite, this cottage provides all you need and more.

 

Enda Cottage, Healesville – best for old world charm

Original 1930’s farmhouse of Enda Cottage

 

Beautifully restored, fully-equipped kitchen at Enda Cottage

One of the original farm houses of Healesville built in the 1930’s, Enda Cottage has been beautifully restored to accommodate up to six guests in a fully self-contained home. With 3 bedrooms; large fully-equipped kitchen; separate bathroom; ensuite off the master bedroom; bbq facilities and outdoor entertainment area. Enda Cottage provides the perfect space for a family or group of friends to enjoy all the attractions of the Yarra Valley in comfort and style. Only 1.3km from the centre of the Healesville township, distilleries; cellar doors; wildlife sanctuaries and more are only moments away.

 

 

Glenlowren, Dixons Creek – best for innovative design

Exterior view of the amazing Nissen Hut at Glenlowren, Dixon Creek

 

Admire breathtaking views like these  from the Glenlowren Cottage porch

One of the most intriguing designs, in a pristine location. We simply can’t take our eyes of the Nissen Hut at Glenlowren, Dixon Creek. A historic building re-imagined as 5 star accommodation, this style of hut was actually commonly used as military barracks. The space now features a blissfully luxurious spa bath, log fire and fully equipped and state-of-the-art kitchen facilities. Set on 100 acres of farm land, this is just one of three secluded bed and breakfast options available at this fabulous location. Wake up to stunning panoramic views over immaculately maintained gardens and lakes, each b&b positioned to allow complete privacy and escape from the pressures of day to day life. Chose to stay at the Glenlowren Cottage for luxury self-contained comfort in a 19th century restored settler’s home. While the Glenlowren Garden Suite option is newly renovated and actually a converted section of an old school house. Now a one bedroom suite which looks out onto sprawling paddocks; hills; gardens; and lake, the toughest part of a stay at Glenlowren is deciding which style of accommodation to choose!

 

 

The Studio Yarra Valley, Dixons Creek – best for art lovers

Charming and unique accommodation at The Studio Yarra Valley

 

Spacious bedroom with king bed and luxurious bathtub at The Studio Yarra Valley

Just outside Yarra Glen you’ll find this unique and welcoming hideaway, only moments from some of the Yarra Valley’s best wineries and restaurants. The Studio is split between a lower level with fully equipped kitchen and lounge area with a charming rustic design, and a large bedroom with a king bed and ensuite on the upper level, with polished hard wood floors and deep relaxing bathtub. Venture out to the patio on the lower level to admire the sweeping Valley views while sampling the best local cheese and wine the Yarra Valley has to offer. What sets this property aside? There’s a gallery onsite which showcases resident artist and Master Potter Ted Secombe’s amazing works. What more could you ask for?

 

Rex’s Yarra Valley House, Badger Creek – best for families

Exterior views of Rex’s Yarra Valley House in Badger Creek

 

Plenty of room for all the gang in this fully equiped and spacious kitchen 

Relax and unwind with extended family or a group of friends in this beautifully appointed house that sleeps 10 comfortably.  Rex’s is a great find for families with children, as it has a billiards table, games/play nook for little people, and fabulous child-friendly gardens to explore and run around in.  You’ll often spot native birds and wildlife from the deck including kookaburras, kangaroos and wombats and as you relax with drinks around the fire pit in the evening, listen out for the possums as they scamper in the trees nearby.  At Rex’s you’re just minutes from Healesville Sanctuary, a short drive into the lovely town of Healesville with its array of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants, and of course close to the Yarra Valley’s superb wineries.

 

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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.
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