Stringer's Cottage

Cottage in Walhalla, VIC
100% Recommended
2 people
No pets
Stringer’s Cottage is a charming one-bedroom miner’s cottage on the outskirts of the historic and quaint village of Walhalla.

While the cottage is extremely cosy in Winter, you’ll find it refreshingly cool in Summer as it is nestled deep in the shady Stringer’s Gorge. While staying at Stringer's Cottage you will experience the serenity of a real bush environment. It is very peaceful and private with the only sounds the birds and the rushing water of Stringer's Creek below.

Wake up to the sounds of birds and see wallabies, echidnas and lyrebirds in the wild. Explore the creeks and rivers, pan for gold, throw in a fishing line or enjoy a swim or a walk while staying at this beautiful cottage.

(Please note , there may be a slight surcharge School or Public Holidays).
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Features and Amenities

1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Indoor fireplace


  • Check in after 1pm
    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 1 week prior to check-in.

Additional Information


- The cottage has a 2 night minimum stay on weekends.
- Fully self-contained
- Luxurious queen size bed

This is a small 2 person cottage and not suitable for everybody. Be warned, there is a short staircase down to it from the road.

The cottage is solar powered and eco friendly, running on 12v power and LPG gas. You have access to the whole cottage and garden area.

Nestled above Stringer’s Creek and shaded by massive mountain ash and black-wood trees, it is private and secluded, yet only a short walk to the town centre.

Everything is walking distance, and the cottage sits above the tourist railway line. There is off-road parking for your vehicle next door, beside the wood shed at the Coach House. It is ideal to park and unload here if there is no one staying at the Coach House, but as a courtesy to guests use your own staircase down from the road at all other times.


You are 10 minutes walking distance from the pub which is closed on Tuesday. Book ahead because they may close early on other days. Walk a further 10 minutes from here to reach the rest of the town. Rawson is a 10 minute drive and has a General Store open most days. Erica is 20 minutes away and has a pub open for meals most days. Mt St Gwinear is 30 minutes away with toboganning and cross-country skiing and Mt Baw Baw an hours drive away for downhill skiing.
Please note this is a remote location with limited phone and Wifi access, and the Walhalla General Store is not always open and has limited stock. Nearest petrol is Moe.
Once you have booked, I will forward a Welcome email with further details re access and key code. If you haven't received this, remind me as you may not be able to call once there.


  • Base Price $170 / night


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Great Walhalla Alpine Trail

The Great Walhalla Alpine Trail takes you along the Australian Alps Walking Track. Explore twisted snow gums, alpine meadows with native wildflowers, wild rivers, tall mountain ash, clear flowing streams, fern glades and native fauna and flora....

Peaceful Thomson River Walk

Enjoy views of the Thomson River for much of the walk. Take in your surrounds of forest and ferns, plus you might even post a lyrebirds. There is also the Poverty Point Steel Bridge, which is classified by the National Trust. Distance: 8km...

The epic views at Mt St Gwinear

The easy walk to the summit of Mt St Gwinear takes you through snow gum forests, wildflowers and small snow plains. There are incredible views across the valleys of the Thomson and Aberfeldy Rivers and the Victorian Alps. Distance: 6km...

Coopers Creek

The perfect place for a refreshing dip in summer. Coopers creek is shallow at the sides but gets deep in the middle. It has an old rope swing and is flanked by lush foliage and trees. There is also four-wheel drive access to the opposite bank where there is more room to picnic....


Walhalla has great potential for mountain bike riders with many fire trails, 4WD and motorbike trails in the area....


Beautiful lush green forests and fern glades surround you at the cottage and throughout the town of Walhalla. The area is a nature lovers paradise, experience the serenity of a real bush environment. It is very peaceful and private with the only sounds the birds and the rushing water of Stringer's Creek below....


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Reviews (6)

100% Recommended


12 Feb 2019
A lovely little cottage in a cool town situated in a gorgeous, lush valley. Had a great stay + would definitely recommend it. Was really hot the weekend we went but there was a cool river a three-minute drive away we layed about in and read books, then hit the pub for dinner....

Jaccob & Sunshine

12 Feb 2019
A gorgeous little cabin in a secluded town - great for a disconnected getaway (no reception or wifi anywhere). It was cozy and warm in the cabin with the fire going on an unseasonally cold night and we curled up comfortably with our food, drinks and some music provided by the CD player. This cabin is so close to everything, including walkable distance to the pub for a drink and a meal - we recommend the steak, lamb and/or wedges! The only downside was the shower providing only a dribble (usually hot) but this is in line with the rustic feel of the whole town....


19 Nov 2018
Awesome little cottage, close to town, and to nature. Absolutely loved it!...

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