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Lyrebird cottages

140 Moora Road, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
Lyrebird cottages
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently spent two nights here with my boyfriend for his birthday and we loved every minute at Lyrebird. We wished we could have stayed another couple of night to really enjoy the sanctuary, Cook beautiful meals and enjoy them on the private wrap-around balcony overlooking the lawn and bush below. The room was more than comfortable and spacious, extremely... More 

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Balwyn, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First experience at a B&B - my partner and I absolutely loved it. We were greeted by one of the owners, Stewart, who was lovely and welcoming. The view from our quaint cottage - "Silver wattle" - was stunning. Breakfast provisions were all accounted for as well as some great extras like hot chocolate and marshmallows. We also chose to... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Always glad when someone has enjoyed their stay but even more so when it's the first time in a B&B! It's a great time of the year for lyrebird spotting when the males are singing and displaying, so glad you saw them. Thanks again for your generous words. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking to escape from Melbourne for a few days and enjoy the Yarra Valley, Lyrebird cottages is a wonderful way to do it. Clean, comfortable, modern little cottage with stunning views peeking down through the trees. We stayed in Mountain Ash cottage and even though there was another couple in the other cottage, the only time we saw... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay Alexa and sorry we didn't get to meet you this time. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Travelled along a treelined, picturesque road to arrive at a well appointed, super clean cottage. Everything we needed was there to enable us to relax and unwind. Thanks Tessa and Stewart for all the personal, thoughtful touches. Just perfect.

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Sharyn, we too still enjoy the drive through the forest after 18 years. Thanks for letting us know how peaceful you found it and hope to see you return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Because we don't want anyone else to know how great this place is! We want these cottages all to ourselves hehe. Seriously though, the experience was perfect! We love how remote this place is, the cottages are just divine and the fresh air can be bottled and sold! Stewart was great during the booking process going out of his way... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Jesse, really glad you and Simona enjoyed our peaceful mountain and thank for your kind words. Hope the information on our website helped with finding the right places to go to. With the cafes and vineyards just 15 minutes away and all around the valley it's hard to make a choice. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I was looking for a getaway for my girlfriend and I, and this place is a little gem. After going through many properties I couldn't find the right one that mixed a place that is not too far from the city, in a nice location, is private, offers nice amenities, and affordable. This cottage has a really nice view of... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Alistair for your generous review, we're really glad you enjoyed your stay in Silver Wattle cottage. It's also good to hear you enjoyed the drive through the forest, many guests say how much they enjoy the drive. Hope to see you back sometime. More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I spent six days at Lyrebird Cottages. We stayed in the Mountain Ash Cottage, and were really pleased with the accommodation. The Mountain Ash Cottage backs onto bush land with glimpses of the Melbourne city skyline. The Cottage provides privacy and plenty of bird and wildlife watching opportunities. We regularly saw lyrebirds, kookaburras, rosellas, wrens, wallabies and... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Scott! Winter is a great time for seeing the lyrebirds. Just moving in to Spring now and the wattles will be spectacular. Nature really does work its magic up here! More 

Langwarrin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

From the first point of contact with Stewart and Tessa to arriving and departing we found them both fantastic to deal with they were so lovely and welcoming. We stayed in Mountain Ash cottage which gave spectacular views and alot of privacy. The cottage itself we fell completely in love with the views were breathtaking and the gardens beautiful, we... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Dallas for all those lovely comments. When our guests have a great time it gives us great pleasure too! Look forward to seeing you back again. More 

Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The cottage was extremely nice (looked new). It is very down to earth with lots of wood used There was plenty of space, lots of hot water (the pressure wasn't amazing but it was passable) and the scenery around the cottage was lovely. Everything was thought of (down to vinegar for poaching your eggs). Tessa and Steward were very accommodating... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review - we try and think of everything our guests may need. There are some foggy nights up here on the mountain ( about 3 or 4 a year) when even we have to drive really slowly. The changing moods of nature are part of the charm of living up here! Living... More 

Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We recently spent our anniversary here and we definitely fell in love with the place instantly! For a couple like us who love mountain driving, nature, mountain views, and total privacy, this place is the perfect getaway! Stayed at the Mountain Ash cottage and we recommend this as it offers more privacy. The owners were really nice, thoughtful, and totally... More 

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StewartandTessa, Owner at Lyrebird cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Riri for your kind words. We often find guests return to whichever cottage they have stayed in . Hope to see you back here for many more anniversaries! More 

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