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Romantic Escape to the Tranquil Acheron Valley for Two
Enjoy an escape to the magnificent Acheron Valley for two people at the stunning Stonelea Country Estate
Acclaimed by Herald Sun Travel, Stonelea has been touted by happy patrons as 'a little gem' and 'a beautiful property and great place to spend a weekend'
Midweek Stays: Only $149 for one midweek night (Monday to Thursday) in a Verandah Room (valued at $360) or only $249 for two midweek nights in a Verandah Room (valued at $680)
Weekend Stays: Only $169 for one weekend night (Friday to Sunday) in a Verandah Room (valued $360) or only $269 for two weekend nights in a Verandah Room (valued at $680)
The gorgeous Verandah Room is located within the homestead and opens out onto the picturesque vineyard, rose gardens, tennis courts and manicured lawns (see 'Facilities' tab for more details)
Each package includes:
Cooked hot breakfasts each day at the award-winning on-site restaurant - enjoy cereal, fruit, yoghurt, bacon, eggs, hash browns, mushrooms, tomatoes, baked beans, sausage as well as tea, coffee and fruit juice
A complimentary 9-hole round of golf for two so you can practise your swing
A $20 voucher when you dine from the delicious A La Carte Menu featuring char-grilled chicken, Atlantic salmon and lemon sauce, 300g sirloin smoked with mustard jus, sticky date pudding and more
Two x $10 vouchers to use towards a relaxing massage at the newly opened day spa
Private Cottage Upgrade
Want more space? Upgrade to a private cottage with pot belly fire place and views of the lake, golf course and Acheron Valley for only $169 for one midweek night (valued at $380), only $269 for two midweek nights (valued at $720), only $189 for one weekend night (valued at $380) or only $289 for two weekend nights (valued at $720)
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Bonus! Buy as a gift for relatives or friends and receive a $20 gift voucher towards your next visit!
The breathtaking Acheron Valley is nestled between the Yarra Valley and high country - just two hours from Melbourne
Spend a weekend relaxing and indulging, surrounded by 500 acres of rolling hills; unwind with a round of golf, release stress with a massage and more
Close to the Yarra Valley gourmet food and wine region, you're well positioned to browse local artisan and farmer's markets at Healesville, Marysville and Alexandra, or take scenic walks at Lake Eildon National Park and surrounds
Onsite activities include golf, lawn bowls, croquet, badminton, volleyball, swimming in the heated indoor pool, tennis on the two all-weather courts, fishing in the trout-stocked fishing lakes, and billiards (see 'activities' tab for more details)
You can check all the conditions which apply to this deal by clicking on the "Fine Print" tab above
Valid for stays up until 30 November 2014 (bookings must be made before 30 September 2014)
Blackout Periods: Not available on public holidays
Please note you must select a weekend package for stays on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday and a midweek package for stays Monday to Thursday. Valid for option selected at check-out only
Booking Guarantee: Book before 29 July 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) we will give you a FULL Refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email prior to 31 July 2014). Refunds are not available if you are not able to secure your preferred dates after that date (please note, bookings must be made before 30 September 2014)
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis
Voucher is valid for two people
Maximum Room Capacity: Voucher is valid for two people. The maximum room capacity is three people with the third person on a rollaway bed. See extra guest policy for surcharges
Extra Guest Policy: A charge of $25 per person (11 years or older) per night will apply, which includes the use of a rollaway bed (breakfast not included), and is payable direct to Stonelea Country Estate. Breakfast charge for a third person is $25 per person per day and is payable to Stonelea Country Estate
Child Policy: A maximum of one child (10 years or younger) can be added free of charge and a rollaway bed can be provided if required at no additional charge. Baby cots are available for hire free of charge
Additional nights can be purchased for $99 (accommodation only) payable directly to Stonelea Country Estate per voucher
Please note, rooms are not serviced if accommodation is booked for two nights or less
Members can use up to five vouchers for themselves and up to ten as gifts for different recipients
Purchase multiple vouchers and extend your trip! For example, you can buy two vouchers and go on a four night stay (subject to availability)
Golf equipment hire not included
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date - fees are at the hotel's discretion/policy
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash
Voucher must be presented at check-in
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher
Package cannot be split
Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays
Value has been determined based on the hotels published rack rates provided and the value of inclusions
All activities and services are subject to availability
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher
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How to get there
Getting to Alexandra is easy! Drive time is a scenic 1 hour 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD, 1 hour from Lilydale or 90 minutes from Tullamarine Airport.
Stonelea Country Estate
Stonelea Country Estate
18 Connellys Creek Road, Alexandra VIC
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request before 29 July 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates, a travel consultant will also assist, if your preferred dates aren't able to be booked, you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account).
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking with the hotel(s) by e-mail before 29 July 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team via email with evidence of attempted booking before 31 July 2014 and they will refund your money.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
Your private cottage is located amidst landscaped gardens on 500 acres of rolling hills overlooking the Acheron Valley. Cottages have stunning views of the private 9-hole golf course, trout-stocked lakes and beautiful gardens.
Each cottage features:
Pot belly stove
Independent heating and air conditioning
Queen bed and optional single bed
Tea and coffee facilities
Direct dial phone
Iron and hair-dryer
Located in the homestead, these rooms open out onto the picturesque vineyard, rose gardens, tennis courts and manicured lawns. Verandah rooms are the perfect solution for twin share occupancy or group bookings.
Each verandah room features:
King bed with the options to twin or triple share with two or three single beds
Reverse-cycle climate control
Tea and coffee facilities
Flat Screen TV
Direct dial phone
Iron and hair-dryer
Onsite Activities & Facilities
Restaurant open for breakfast and dinner
Day spa with heated indoor pool, sauna and steam room
Golf - fully irrigated 9-hole golf course
Lawn games - lawn bowls, croquet
Net games – badminton, volleyball
Tennis - two all-weather courts
Trout-stocked fishing lakes
Local Attractions and Sightseeing
The Murrindindi and Yarra Valley regions have fabulous things to see and do, including beautiful natural scenery and walks, breweries, wineries and more, all within a 15 minute to 90 minute drive from Stonelea.
Local activities include:
Mountain bike tours
Fly fishing tuition on the Goulburn and Acheron Rivers
Paddle with the platypus
Loved everything there, was quite relaxing we both enjoyed our stay, staff are very friendly and the grounds are well kept and looking very tidy, awesome place.."Trip Advisor
The owner has done an amazing job of pulling together the remnants of an old farm and presenting a rural, rustic but modern facility. I've stayed in both the rooms and cabins and find them to be of top quality with great furnishings and finishes. Whether it's a cute little cabin overlooking the dam or a king size room to share with a friend - all are lovely to stay in. The menu in the restaurant is always diverse with much local produce on offer. Wines are varied both local and international. The staff are usually locals so they have great knowledge and are very pleasant to talk to. There are a number of activities you can participate in - most notably the golf. But there are also places off the property to visit locally within Acheron, Alexandra, Buxton, Taggerty, Thornton and Eildon which are very nice. You can check in with local providers to raft the Goulburn River or perhaps go abseiling, rockclimbing, bushwalking or just scenic touring. I'll probably continue to visit this hideaway in the east."Trip Advisor
Very well set out in a beautiful setting. Our cabin was opposite the lake which was beautiful. The service and the people in the restaurant were very friendly and helpful. Lots to do in Alexandra and Snobs Creek waterfall and Lake Eildon. Also spent some time in Marysville and Healsville. The Steaphansons Waterfall in Marysville was lovely."Trip Advisor