The Nest at Bush Hideouts

Cabin in Trawool, VIC
100% Recommended
8 people
Pet-friendly
Bush Hideouts is a pristine bush property set along the Goulburn River, nestled 12kms from the town of Tallarook.

Set on our 500 acre slice of valley paradise, The Nest is a charming and fully equipped two story off-grid cabin with a 15m x 15m footprint. The open plan cabin contains a comfortable collection of colonial and period furniture, epic stone fireplace and panoramic vistas. It also has a kitchen with gas cooker and a vintage wood burner oven for your convenience.

Come to Bush Hideouts and simply switch off, reconnect with your loved ones and meet our many furry and feathered friends who call this landscape their home. We are located next to the Horseshoe Lagoon forest and fauna reserve.

We have a large Wombat population and the reclusive Platypus is spotted regularly in the Lagoon and Goulburn river. A battalion of Kangaroos also pass through in the mornings.
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Features and Amenities

2 bedrooms
6 beds
2 bathrooms
BBQ
Indoor fireplace
Kid-friendly

Details

  • Check in after 12pm
    Check out before 12pm
  • Weekday minimum booking: 1 night
    Weekend minimum booking: 2 nights
Cancellation Policy: Receive a 50% refund (minus service fee) up until 1 week prior to check-in.

Additional Information

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$280 for 2 adults
Accommodates a maximum of 8 people
Extra guests $50 a night

Sleeping:
1 queen bed
6 camp beds

5 tents sleeping 2 each are available if you wish to spread out.

Bush Hideouts is truly a place to commune with nature and reconnect with family and our furry marsupials! Although we don’t have wifi or good phone reception - you’ll be giving your tired eyes a break while you enjoy as much or as little of Hill Walking, Swimming, Fauna & Birdwatching, Cycling, Kayaking, Board Games, Bocce, Picnic's, Wine tasting, Wood Chopping, Evening Bathing in clawfoot baths, Stargazing and well, just being.
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Prices

  • Base Price $280 / night
  • Extra People $50 / night after 2 people

Adventures on the Property

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

Wildlife on the Property

We have a large Wombat population and the reclusive Platypus is spotted regularly in the Lagoon and Goulburn river. A battalion of Kangaroos also pass through in the mornings....

The Goulburn River

This beautiful Goulburn River flows through the property and is the perfect place to swim, paddle and float in the warmer seasons....

Bush Hideouts Property

Bush Hideouts is truly a place to commune with nature and reconnect with family and our furry marsupials! Although we don’t have wifi or good phone reception - you’ll be giving your tired eyes a break while you enjoy as much or as little of Hill Walking, Swimming, Fauna & Birdwatching, Cycling, Kayaking, Board Games, Picnic's, Wine tasting, Wood Chopping, Outdoor Bathing in clawfoot baths, Stargazing and well, just being....

Location

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Adventures Nearby

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Mountain Bike Riding

Shepherds Trail is a varied technical downhill trail to challenge the abilities of experienced riders. It has a number of dirt jumps, rock gardens, bomb holes, flowing earth berms and contains large sections of off-camber riding. The total drop along the length of the trail is 233 metres. The trail is recommended for experts only as it runs over very challenging terrain and includes frequent obstacles. It has the extremely difficult rating of Double Black Diamond....

Strath Creek Falls

This waterfall is located in Mount Disappointment State Forest. Follow the walk, which leads you to a beautiful view of the falls cascading 50 metres to the gully below. The perfect time to visit is after heavy rains....

Host

Steven
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Bush Hideouts is a fantasy project of mine which includes tents, a forgotten garden, a valley, a river, a lagoon and an outrageously luxury cabin.
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Reviews (9)

100% Recommended

Ben

29 May 2019
What an experience!! Hands down one of the best camping experiences I have ever been on!! What a gem of a place Riparide have found!! Completely off the grid, stone throw to the creek, beautiful look outs, amazing animals everywhere you see. A solid 10/10 with no room for improvement - perfect in every sense of the word!!!...

Lisa

20 May 2019
We absolutely loved getting away to the Nest, and spent our weekend wandering the misty morning paddocks with mugs of tea, climbing the nearby hills to watch the sun setting over the valley, and keeping the huge fire going to stave off the chilly evenings! The bed was super comfortable and we left feeling recharged (helped along by the fact the there was no phone reception or TV!)...

Gustavo

30 Apr 2019
Firstly, a BIG thanks to our generous host Steve Blick who took the time to not only show us around, but also went out of his way to ensure all guests were accommodated comfortably.

Our visit to The Nest over the Easter break was fantastic! Stunning views, quiet surroundings and the house itself exceeded all our expectations. Very spacious in a spectacular and secluded location. We had a party of 11 that gave The Nest a thumbs up from the moment we stepped through the main gates and in view of the main house. All slept comfortably either in the house itself or in the nearby tents (that are all well maintained and top quality). Kitchen, lounge area (fireplace 10/10) and upstairs bedroom all very adequately appointed with the necessary comforts, but also balanced with a little rural reminders to help you ease your mind away from the big smoke. Bathrooms and toilets (along with the entire property being eco-friendly) were more than satisfying. Hot water is hot indeed, that even the fussiest of Nana's would approve!

Great options for exploring amongst the gum trees and boulders (we were there for the climbing), but watch your step around the wombat burrows as there are a few of the buggers around. 4WD is required to explore further up the mountains by road, or would make for a long hike along the various tracks (easy to medium grade with some moderately steep sections, but believe me the views from up top during dusk or dawn are well worth the trek. 10/10 from me on this.

Less than 90 mins from Melbourne airport, you can't go wrong for a weekend away or longer. Hard to believe The Nest is so close to the city, yet you feel so far away from all the hustle and bustle.

All in all we had a fabulous time during our short stay and will definitely be back.
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