WILD DOG RISE - MERRIJIG - MT BULLER BASE - A HIGH COUNTRY HOUSE - SLEEPS 16
Looking for a large, gorgeous house on 24 acres with phone reception, FREE Wifi, FREE Foxtel, great amenities, amazing views, close to Mt Buller, with plenty of space, easy parking, privacy, and with quality new linens, sheets and bedding? Well you have found it! Welcome to #WildDogRise.
WILD DOG RISE, comfortably sleeps up to 16 Guests, in a large modern country house of 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Set on 25 acres of private land next door to Timbertop GGS , Mansfield State Forest and at the base of The Alpine national Park it is perfectly positioned to quickly access Victoria's snowfields on Mt Buller and Mount Stirling. Only 10 kms from the Mt Buller gates and the High Country, you have easy access to downhill and cross country skiing, biking, horse trails, fishing, hiking, restaurants, Ned Kelly country, a zoo, a country maze, breweries, wineries and more
There are 4 bedrooms in total which sleep 16 Guests
12 people in beds and 4 people in sofabeds.
- Bedroom 1 - King Bed - large room with private seating area and its own ensuite
- Bedroom 2 - King Bed - with private area furnished with sofa
- Bedroom 3 - King bed - in a cosy setting
- Bedroom 4 - Bunk Room - 3 bunks - sleeps 6 - with kids chill/play space
Extra sofa beds - additional charge apply - beds unlocked by special arrangement
- Bedroom 1 - sofa converts to a single-futon bed - to sleep 1 additional child
- Bedroom 2 - sofa converts to a double Sofa-bed - to sleep 2 adults
- Bedroom 4 - sofa converts to a single-futon bed - to sleep 1 additional child
The King bedrooms are furnished with hotel quality beds and quality bed linen. Each king bed sleeps 2 adults. The spacious Bunk Room, has 3 timber bunk beds all with quality innerspring mattresses and comfortably sleeps 6. The bunk room has a cosy teenagers retreat or kids play space.
To make sure you rest easy and sleep well, our Pillow Menu includes pillows for: back sleepers, side sleepers and tummy sleepers. There are high loft pillows to raise the heads of snorers, medium loft pillows, and low loft pillows for young children. We also have low allergy pillows, memory foam and memory core pillows. With all this choice there should be a perfect pillow for you.
Portacots are also available for hire so guests just need to bring their portacot linen. High chairs are also available for rent. A child's step, toilet seat, potty, kiddy table and kids chairs, as well as kids plastic bowls, plates,cups and cutlery are provided are available in the house.
To ensure your year round comfort, the home has a split system heating and cooling unit in the lounge, ceiling fans or evaporative coolers in each bedroom and wall mounted convection heating in the bedrooms. There is also a large indoor Coonara wood fireplace for cosy winter nights. Wood is supplied for the indoor fire.
Wild Dog Rise has an open plan living room with breakfast bar (seats 5), dining table (seats 10 - 12), and lounge room (seats 10 - 14). There are expansive views from large windows which take in the spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, valley, National Park, farms and countryside.
Sliding doors lead onto the two large decks – a morning deck to catch the sunrise and an afternoon deck for spectacular sunsets. The morning deck has a table with seating for 7. The evening deck has lounges for 12, and the BBQ landing has 2 large outdoor tables to comfortably seat 12. The outdoor fire pit has log seating for 6+. There are plenty of spots around the property for sunset cocktails, a sunrise breakfast and enjoying drinks and a BBQ.
The large kitchen is well appointed with Bosch oven and Bosch dishwasher, slow-cooker, bread-maker, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, ice-cream maker, sandwich press, mixer, blender, sufficient glassware, crockery and cutlery for up to 16 people. There are also many cooking pots, pans and utensils so you can cook up a storm after a blissful day of exploring, skiing, riding, wine tasting, golf or relaxing. Or if you would rather go out there are 4 local eateries within ten minutes or have someone else cook for you. We can provide contacts for local caterers. Our Guests receive 'freebie or discount' vouchers for local restaurants.
You want to get away from it all but still need to stay connected? We have you covered! Wild Dog Rise is one of the few properties in the area with excellent Telstra and Vodophone coverage. You also get free FOXTEL, a large flat screen TV, and fast NBN internet and FREE WiFi so you can share your holiday snaps instantly.
There is a well equipped laundry with washing machine and dryer, iron and ironing board and an indoor drying room for your ski boots and snow gear. There are 2 bathrooms, each with a shower bath and toilet.
Wild Dog Rise's eco credentials include solar power, solar hot water, rainwater tanks and septic system to minimise your impact on the planet. To ensure your continued comfort, backup power comes from the grid for seamless energy and a Rinnai infinity hot water system ensures uninterrupted continuous hot water.
Mount Buller and Mount Timbertop are on your doorstep; Timbertop Creek and the Delatite River are just down the hill, and the State Forest and Alpine National Park surround you. This must be the ultimate nature escape and the perfect location for fishing, skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snow play, hiking, biking, horse riding, trail bike riding, swimming, and exploring. WILD DOG RISE is also just a stone's throw away from 4 restaurants, and a winery. It must be time to book your holiday!
At the end of Wild Dog Road, you will find Wild Dog Rise Rural Retreat, a large, fully equipped, self contained, modern, country holiday home, close to Mt Buller, Mt Stirling, the Alpine National Park, Mansfield State Forest and Mt Timbertop; making this property an artists, photographers, explorers, adventurers and nature lovers paradise. It is designed as the perfect home base for 2-3 families to come together sit by the fire, relax and rejuvenate. So it you would like to eat, drink, reconnect and make lasting memories with family and friends then reward yourself and your loved ones and book Wild Dog Rise now!
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS AND THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA
SNOW FIELDS - SKIING - SNOW PLAY
Mount Buller – downhill, snowboard, snow play
Mount Stirling – cross country, toboggan, snow play
KID FRIENDLY IDEAS
Mansfield Armchair cinema
Gnome Roam – Mount Buller
Great Victorian Rail trail
Downhill – Mountain Biking
Trail Cycling -
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Made in Mansfield
Mansfield Art Gallery
Mansfield Performing Arts Centre -
Mansfield Visitor Information Centre – sculptures and regional quilt
Art Sculpture Trail – Mount Buller
CWA – Monthly Craft Markets
Mansfield Easter Market Local Crafts
WINE AND BEER – WINERY, BREWERY AND TASTING
Social Bandit Brewing Company
High Country Wine Cellars
Berry ciders and cordials
Mirrimbah Natural Pool
LOCAL RESTAURANTS WITHIN EASY TEN MINUTE DRIVE FROM WILD DOG RISE
Hunt Club Hotel
The Mill Inn
The Sebel Restaurants
The Merrijig Motor Inn
Mansfield Farmers Market
Mansfield Bush Market
Mansfield Producers Twilight Market
CWA Monthly Market
FISHING , SWIMMING, TUBING, BOATING
Delatite River – 2 minutes
Howqua River - 20 minutes
Lake Eildon – 40 minutes
Lake Nillahcootie - 40 Minutes
Goulburn River -70 minutes
Mansfield History Centre located in the Railway “Station Precinct”
Mansfield Shire Council offices – foyer display
Mansfield Historic Walking Trail - map from Information Centre
Ned Kelly Trail – Police memorial and Cemetery
Ned Kelly Trail – Stringybark Creek – Murder Tree & Police Memorial
Merrijig – 5 Pines War Memorial - ANZAC day services
Alpine Helicopter Charter
Horse Riding - multiple providers
Limousine Winery Tours
4 WHEEL DRIVING
RUNNING / WALKING/ HIKING
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