Gingers on the Hill
Tree ferns hover above this stylish, mid century modern, open plan, 4 bed, 2 bath house, perfect for families, couples and intimate group getaways.
Cosy up in front of the wood fire (firewood supplied) enjoying the stunning mountain views from living areas and bedrooms. Cook up up a storm with friends and family gathered around the island bench, the kit hen has everything you will need. In the warmer weather there is a huge front balcony for gathering, relaxing and enjoying a bbq, whilst taking in the valley views.
Our gardens are lush and perfect for kids to explore with tucked away fairy houses, mature play cubby house, tree swing and lots of outdoor toys.
Throw some vinyl on the record player, choose from the huge selection of board games for young and old, chill with a movie from our huge selection on USB and DVD movies or relax with Netflix or disney. Perhaps some Yoga with a mountain backdrop (Mats supplied), or just relax in one of the hammock chairs and enjoy a magazine from our up to date selection. High speed wifi is available.
Our cosy kids room is full of quality toys, board games, nature/craft activities, keeping them entertained for hours. Disney and usb kids movies also available.
Take our tobogins and head to the snowy peaks of Mt Donna Buang or jump on the Rail or Aqueduct Mountain bike trail, both easily accessed from the house, or explore the magical Redwood Forest, just a 10 min drive away.
The Yarra River runs it’s beautiful course just at the bottom of our hill, and you can hop onto the Yarra River trail to explore the suspension bridges, fairy houses, and Redwood pine forest. it’s a 10 minute walk to town to the main shops and eateries....
Features and Amenities
- Check in after 3pmCheck out before 11am
- Minimum booking: 2 nights
With an eclectic Mid Century Modern vibe, Gingers on the Hill has room for all with it's spacious open plan living, multiple lounge and dining areas and has been set up to meetyour every need.
Get the wood fire roaring and soak in the mountain views from every aspect. Lounge in the lush gardens, watch the kids play in the outdoor nature playspace under our giant Himalayan pine, or walk just 300 metres to the ever present Yarra River.
You can either cook up a storm on the huge outdoor BBQ and balcony area or gather around the kitchen island bench to then nestle in around the 10 seater Oak Raw dining table with the woodfire keeping it cosy and intimate.
We have specifially catered for children with an outdoor nature play space, with its very own ‘fairy garden’ to explore, indoor and outdoor games and toys and some activities to get your little ones making the most of their time in nature. Don't bring all your 'stuff' as we have endevoured to provide it all.
Quality Linen and towelling are supplied and we only use Australian natural toiletries with shampoos, conditoners and soaps provided.
1st Bedroom - queen bed, wall mount T.V, full ensuite, including a jet spa!
2nd bedroom - queen bed
3rd Bedroom - queen bed with a single bunk overhead
4th Bedroom (kid zone)- Single bunk beds sleeping 2
All the beds are super comfy with high quality mattresses (3 x queens with pillow top mattresses) linen and bedding. Heaters, extra blankets and fans are located in each of the bedrooms.
Bedrooms will be made available according the no. Of guests. The other rooms will not be accessible. If a couple with 1-2 children are staying, the master and single bunk room will be made available. You are welcome to request other rooms to be opened up, there will be an additional charge of $100.00 per room. An of course if there are additional guests staying, these can be opened with notice.
To ensure a comfortable stay for all, we only take bookings of 6 adults max (with additional guests being children if at capacity).
The wood heater ensures the house is cosy in the chilly Warburton Winter while the split system air conditioner keeps the heat at bay in Summer.
Relax inside in front of the fire, flicking through the selection of current magazines. Use the free WiFi, or curl up on the couch watching NETFLIX or DISNEY, on the large, flatscreen Smart TV or choose from the hundreds of movies on our USB.
For those who appreciate some vinyl, an eclectic record selection for you to flick through. There are loads of movies, board games (for both adults and kids) and toys for children of all ages to enjoy.
We can also assist in organising a range of various in-house massage therapies and pamper packages (subject to availability) Perfect for those girls weekends, post cycling therapy, or just to indulge!
The huge outdoor balcony with stunning mountain views runs the length of the house and is ideal for outdoor entertaining or having a quiet moment. The large Webber gas bbq is perfect for entertaining while the native birds provide a lively and colourful backdrop. The Kookaburra’s, cockatoos and the parrots are usually perched on the balony waiting to be greeted and hand fed. You may also spot our resident wombat at night!
The front garden is a great space for kids to play or adults to relax in. An outdoor swing hangs from the huge pine tree, there is a tepee cubby house and there are lots of outdoor games for kids to enjoy. The backyard provides a more quiet and secluded space to chill in and has our best views of the valley.
The house is well catered for babies and toddlers and has a high chair, portacot, bassinet attachment, toddler toilet, cutlery, children’s table and chairs set and fireplace safety guards.
We have a secure lockable storage area for multiple bikes, complete with service stand and pump and bike tools. The house can be accessed from a steep concrete driveway (fine for prams) or by walking up some steps to the balcony.
The house is ideally located as it’s only a 7 minute walk to Warburton’s shops, cafes and restaurants and a 5 minute stroll to the beautiful and pristine Yarra River. For those warmer months, the local swimming hole is only a short walk away.
Both the Warburton Rail Trail and Aqueduct Trail are easily accessible, and the main Yarra River Circuit walk is just at the bottom of the hill.
Included in your stay...
Locally sourced fresh tea and ground coffee, with a stove top and plunger available. A selection of local herbal teas.
Australian natural toiletries.
The kitchen has basic condiments such as herbs, spices, oils etc to get you going in the kitchen.
The kitchen has all the gadgets, blender, juicer, nutribullet, sandwhich grill, rice cooker, pod espresso machine, food processor.
All linen and towels are supplied
Toboggans for the snow season
There are some steps at the front of the property as well as to the backyard so this may be limiting for people with mobility issues. The house itself is all one one level without any steps internally. Guests can also access the house via the concrete driveway (quite steep) rather than than use the stairs.
For Wedding party bookings, we require a 3 night minimum stay and Gingers on the Hill is not suitable for all wedding groups, due to it being a quiet residential street with limited access. Please inform us of your wedding group details upon request to discuss its suitability for your wedding.
COVID 19 Precautions
To reassure our guests that your health and safety is our top priority, these are the practices that are put in place at ‘Gingers on the Hill’. Our already very high standards of cleanliness and attention to detail will be heightened during this time.
We provide ample hand soap, hand sanitiser and disinfectant wipes throughout the house.
We do not charge a cleaning fee.
After every check-out, a trusted professional cleaning service is used. A thorough, top to bottom clean is implemented.
hard surfaces are cleaned with high quality hospital grade disinfectant, and we are spending considerable extra time on all touch surfaces throughout the house.
We use a local professional laundry service for our bedroom linen to ensure best possible hygiene practice. All bed linen is washed, including doonah covers and decorative linen is changed over in between guests. We have considered all aspects to ensure best possible practices!
We ask that every guest read our ‘Bushfire Emergency booklet’ located in the house and download the ‘vicemergency’ app when staying during our warmer months (Oct - March). This will alert you if any emergency situations are affecting Warburton and give advise on when and how to act.
During our summer period If Code Red fire danger days are predicted, bookings will be cancelled and full refunds will be issued for these days. If extreme days are predicted and we feel it is unsafe for guests to be staying during this time, bookings will be cancelled or guests will need to checkout early. Full refunds will be issued for cancelled nights. We will give as much prior notice as possible.
Guests have full and private use of the house. Our caretaker lives in the street so can be on hand if any issues. The garage area is locked.
Please keep noise to a minimum after 10 pm, particularly in outside areas.
We ask that guests respectfully leave the house clean and tidy. Please do not leave any dirty dishes and clean the bbq after use. An additional charge of $30.00 will be in incurred if the bbq is not cleaned after use.
Please use supplied fire safety guard when young children are staying.
Children to be supervised on outdoor stair areas, tree swing and in spa bath.
No additional overnight guests unless approved by owner. We can usually accomodate last minute changes. Additional guests will be charged accordingly.
Strictly No pets please
Smoking in outside areas only, please use ashtrays provided.
Please advise of an approx arrival time so we can be ready for your stay.
There is a security camera located in the carport area only, this remains on at all times. It is directed towards the public road, not the house, and is for house security purposes only.
We ask that all guests read our bushfire policy when staying, particularly in the warmer months and download the VicEmergency app.
- Base Price $400 / night
- Weekend Price $425 / night
- Cleaning Fee $120
- Security Deposit $300
- Extra People $55 (adult) and $45 (child) / night after 4 people
5% discount for bookings of 7 nights or longer
10% discount for bookings of 28 nights or longer
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