This magnificent two storey cottage features a 17th century La Mansarde bell caste slate roofed tower. The tower sits atop massive, curved, hand cut sandstone walls with craftsman built 16th century curve panelling and the tower ceiling is a round marque balloon of silk with filtering stain glass top window. The tower is featured with timber bridge entrance.
The most romantic setting with a stunning million dollar view of Port Phillip Bay and Melbourne Citylights on an enchanted mountain with attractions only minutes away in any direction. The heart of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges can be your secret getaway or your base for exploring the many sights, attractions and bush tracks leading into the Doongalla Forest from the gardens. Be prepared to see deer and wallabies passing through the property early in the morning and evening.
A Camelot Tower Cottage and Penthouse, with Sandstone Suite, Shakespeare's Cottage is craftsman-built, offering luxurious accommodation in a unique and private setting. Attention to detail is obvious throughout and yours to enjoy. Quality fittings and furnishings are apparent within all of these superb establishments. Enjoy a delightful breakfast delivered to your requirements or danish croissants, with a well-stocked fridge and pantry. There are three gorgeous buildings with your own king-size oval full-length spa baths.
We are within 45 minutes drive from Melbourne CBD and are also easily accessed via public transport. Your motor car is also well accommodated with remote controlled garages or enclosed carports for guests.
Just minutes away you can reach the Mt. Dandenong Ranges lookout or the William Ricketts Sanctuary, the enchanted place of this famous sculptor. We can also offer you a picnic basket in our beautiful local established gardens.
The many delightful restaurants, including SkyHigh, and craft shops of Olinda are only a short 6 to 8 minute walk away and it is only a further 10 minutes to the National Rhododendron Gardens, the challenging Olinda Golf Course and the RJ Hamer Arboretum, where you can take along a picnic basket and enjoy the view.
You may also want to use this hideaway as your base for an exploration of the nearby Yarra Valley wineries or a trip through the mountains on the famous Puffing Billy steam train and its delightful restaurant carriages.
Camelot Tower’s fully self-contained, Australian Bldg Award, AAA 5 star of 2005. Craftsman built 16th century paneling overlooking magnificent views Melb city lights & Port Phillip Bay.
- Air conditioning
- Alarm clock
- Balcony / courtyard
- CD player
- Clothes line / airer
- DVD player
- Free in-house movies
- In-room heater
- In-room spa bath / Jacuzzi
- Iron & ironing board
- Kitchenette (basic facilities)
- Non-smoking only
- Opening windows
- Refrigerator - full size
- Separate shower & bath
- Shared bathroom
- Tea/Coffee Making
- Trouser press
- Washing machine