The Cabin at Kevington

Cabin in Kevington, VIC
100% Recommended
6 people
Pet-friendly
***March mid-week special. Book 2 nights Mon-Thurs inclusive and get the 3rd free***

Set on the banks of the beautiful Goulburn River, surrounded by state forest, the cabin is ideal for an adventure filled getaway. You can choose to do a multitude of activities in the area or just relax by the river in summer, or by the fire in winter.

The spacious open-plan living and dining area has cathedral ceilings, a cosy wood-fired heater and fireplace made from locally sourced slate, a huge comfy couch and large dining table. Relics from the gold-mining days adorn the walls.

I wish to provide guests with a 'digital detox' so there is no TV and no internet. There is no mobile reception unless you are with Telstra so you can enjoy the feeling of being totally disconnected.

Music can be played on the Bose sound system using a device pre-loaded with music such as an iPod or iPhone. There is a large trunk full of games and jigsaw puzzles suitable for adults and plenty of books and magazines.

Floor to ceiling windows offer a lovely view across the lawn to the river and a glass door opens onto an expansive deck complete with comfy couch. The perfect spot to enjoy a morning cuppa or an afternoon drink and just enjoy the view whilst listening to the soothing sounds of the river.
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Features and Amenities

3 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bathroom
BBQ
Hammock
Heating

Details

  • Check in after 2pm
    Check out before 11am
  • Weekday minimum booking: 2 nights
    Weekend minimum booking: 2 nights
Cancellation Policy: Receive a 50% refund (minus service fee) up until 2 weeks prior to check-in.

Additional Information

CABIN DETAILS

Price: $200 to $260 per night.
Minimum stay 3-4 nights during public holiday weekends.
Minimum 4 night stay during December/January School holidays and festive season.

KITCHEN
The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need and has a walk in pantry. A selection of teas, Vittoria coffee for the Moka or dripolater, sugar and pantry essentials such as oil, vinegars, sauces, salt and pepper, herbs and spices are provided. There are two large fridges, one with a small freezer and ice trays.

LOUNGE
The open plan kitchen lounge has cathedral ceilings and a fireplace made from locally sourced slate. There is a cosy wood heater (note that firewood is not provided in summer unless in the event of unseasonal weather), a huge comfy couch, a trunk full of games and jigsaw puzzles

BATHROOM
The spacious bathroom has a shower over the bath. Shampoo & conditioner is supplied as well as locally made Dindi Natural soap. There is a separate toilet.

BEDROOMS
There are two bedrooms one with a queen bed, the second with a double bed and a set of bunks. Woollen quilts, a range of hypo-allergenic pillows, luxurious 1000 thread count sheets, quilt covers and towels are provided.

WOODEN TENT
Just for summer there is the option for up to 2 people to sleep in a comfy wooden tent beside the river. There is still a maximum of 6 guests per booking, and use of the tent must be pre-arranged

OUTDOOR
There are outdoor chairs, sun loungers, 3 hammocks, lilo's, a giant tube and a large outdoor dining table and gas BBQ/oven.

KEVINGTON HOTEL
The historic Kevington Hotel a 5 minute walk up the road offers great pub meals, pool tables and at times, has live entertainment on the purpose built stage beside the river. The quaint town of Jameson is a 10 minute drive where you will find a well stocked general store, cafe, pub, tennis court for hire, laundry facilities, a local history museum, a brewery and a berry farm.
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Prices

  • Base Price $220 / night
  • Weekend Price $260 / night
  • Cleaning Fee $90
  • Security Deposit $500
  • Extra People $40 / night after 2 people

Adventures on the Property

These are the exclusive natural wonders and outdoor activities within the property boundaries.

Fishing

Lure, bait & fly fishing are all popular in the area. 2 rods & reels are provided, (BYO lures). Licenses and bait can be purchased at the Jamieson General Store. Fly fishing lessons are available at Howqua just a 15 minute drive away....

River Swimming

Make the most of the pristine Goulburn river flowing past the back door. There are several deep swimming holes on the property and lilo's and a big tube are provided. Get dropped off upstream and float back down to the cabin. It's such a relaxing way to explore the river....

Outdoor Yoga

Grab a mat and strike a pose on the lawn. With the soothing sound of the river bubbling over the pebbles and a chorus of birds as your sound track, you'll get your zen on quicker than you can say 'Namaste'....

The Goulburn River

The pristine Upper Goulburn River flows past the door of the cabin, literally. Be soothed by the sound of the water bubbling over the pebbly bottom. Forever changing with the seasons but alway mesmerising to just sit and watch it flow by....

Outdoor Equipment Provided

Enjoy the outdoors with the following equipment included in your stay.

Fishing Rod (3)
Yoga mat (2)

Location

The map shows the listing location and awesome adventures nearby.

Listing location
Adventures nearby

Adventures Nearby

Here are some details about the adventures nearby. Refer to the map for their location.

Kayaking & Boating

BYO Kayak or rent one from the Jamieson Caravan Park. They also provide a pick up and drop off service. Howqua Inlet is just a 15 minute drive from the cabin where you can launch a boat on Lake Eildon. The Howqua Valley Resort rents canoes and stand-up paddle boards....

Snow Sports

Mt Buller and Mt Stirling are an easy day trip, just a 50 minute drive to the gates. Choose from downhill & cross country Skiing, Snow Shoeing & Husky Sledding....

Horse Riding

There are a number of operators in the area offering horse riding for all levels. Rides range from two hours to several days, venturing deep into the High Country. See the Riparide website for a list of companies....

Four Wheel Driving & Dirt Bike Riding

With no shortage of bush tracks to explore, the area is hugely popular for off road enthusiasts. There are tracks suitable for bikes directly opposite the cabin & Mt Terrible and Polletis tracks are just 10 minutes down the road towards Jamieson. The track from Jamieson in to Mitchell's via Wrens Flat and then out via the Slate Mine is a great loop....

Bush Walking & Gold Mining History

Head up the track directly opposite the cabin and follow the signs to the site of the old Kevington township. Further up the track you'll see the old gold mines that yielded some of the highest amounts of gold during the gold rush. There are lots of walks of all levels through the bush, along the rivers and through the valleys and plenty of detailed maps at the cabin....

River and Lake fishing

Lure, bait & fly fishing are all popular in the area. The Jamieson & Howqua rivers are just a 15 minute drive away as well as the Eildon Weir. Licenses and bait can be purchased at the Jamieson Store. Fly fishing lessons are available at Howqua, book through Riparide....

Host

Samantha
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Hi I’m Samantha, I purchased the cabin at Kevington as my weekender and I’m so happy to be able to share it with you. My dad and my late mum purchased the land in 1976 when I was just 6 years old and built the cabin on it. I spent every weekend and school holidays here as a child and it holds cherished memories of times spent here with my family and friends. My career has been in hospitality, travel and hotels and I’ve been very fortunate to have travelled extensively staying in many beautiful homes and hotels around the world. Despite this, I still regard the cabin at Kevington to be one of the most special places in the world and I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do. Using the feedback received and my experience in the hospitality industry, I intend to continually make improvements to the cabin so you too will have cherished memories of your stay and will want to return over and over again.
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Reviews (11)

100% Recommended

Melissa

11 Feb 2019
After a week of hard labour on the land this is just what we wanted. Was amazing - thanks Sam!...

Juieanne

27 Jan 2019
Than you, we had a lovely and relaxing time. Enjoyed the peace and quiet and swimming in the river. We will be back....

jason

22 Jan 2019
We had a fantastically relaxing time at the cabin. It’s a truly beautiful spot. The river was spectacular, my son fished from sunrise to sundown and then a bit longer. The cabin had everything we could hope for, I especially loved the stereo, being able to play some chilled out tunes in the evening whilst reading a cracking book was a great joy.
Thanks very much to Sam, the owner, for making everything so very easy. We had a blast.
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