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Lakeview Cottage

A charming cottage overlooking the lake

Bedroom Icon 2 bedrooms
Bathroom Icon 1 bathrooms

This charming cottage sits on the hill overlooking the lake and has magnificent views of neighboring pastoral land. The living area is relaxed with two lounge areas, wood burning fireplace and the latest entertainment system with combined in house movies, music and TV.

Large enough to cater for up to 2 adults and 3 children comfortably. The kitchen is fully equipped with all that you’ll require and a large wooden table for meals - or maybe a game of cards. Take pleasure sitting out on the balcony with your morning coffee, listening to the kookaburras sing in the adjacent gums or maybe just snuggle up with the newspapers in the window nook.

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Lakeview Cottage


  • 1 QB room
  • 1 room with 3 singles
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Linen & towels
  • Full entertainment system including 500 In-House movies
  • Large verandah with BBQ facilities
  • Wood burning fireplaces
  • Suitable for Families & Small Groups
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Self Catering

Notes and Additional Information

  • Rates will vary during school holidays & public holidays
  • Minimum 2 night booking
  • Minimum 4 night booking over Easter & Melbourne Cup
  • Minimum 3 night booking on school holidays
  • Sleeps up to 5
  • Only an extra $100 to stay for the third night (Thursday or Sunday) - excludes public holidays/ school holidays.
  • Pricing needs to be confirmed via email as there maybe be flat rates or changes to standard rates over peak periods.
  • Pets are welcome but only by prior arrangement and at the discretion of management - there is a small fee per night.

On the Property

Sorrounded by native wildlife, lush rainforest, lakes, farm animals and a meandering creek. There are plenty of reasons to love staying at Pennyroyal Retreat.

Pennyroyal Creek

We are privileged to have this beautiful creek meandering through the property. The purposefully planted native trees that line its banks provide a natural corridor for local wildlife to journey into the state forests. If you're patient and quiet you may be fortunate enough to spot yourself a platypus but ssshhh!

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Native Wildlife

Pennyroyal Otways Retreat is home to a large number of animals and spectacular native trees. Native birds, platypus, kangaroos and echidnas are just a number of the many flora and fauna inhabiting this peaceful property.

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We are on a sprawling 60 acres of farmland with alpacas, sheep residing in the fields below each cottage. The Alpacas are gentle & curious animals, we encourage you to walk around the grounds and admire these amazing creatures. They can be a little timid but a handful of grass might encourage them over.

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The Lakes

Ideally positioned, we have two lakes that provide great enjoyment for our guests. The sweeping stretch of flat grassy land around the water offers everyone the opportunity to picnic besides the lake, organise a game of cricket or simply doze in an outdoor chair under a shady willow tree. During the summer months the lake fills with the most spectacular water lilies - making for the perfect backdrop to a lazy day in the sunshine. Children and adults alike will enjoy taking the paddle boat out, fishing for yabbies or maybe a game of football or cricket on the grassy green flats.

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Buddha's Garden

Located on a secluded path up amongst the manna gums and tree ferns, this peaceful hideaway is perfect for those wanting to find a place to meditate , practice thai chi or maybe just read a book. There are secret paths, winding trails and ferny nooks. Small wedding parties have found this to be an idyllic location - a little rain forest all to yourself !

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Local Attractions

If you're looking to get away for the day, there are plenty of nearby activities and places to explore.


Mountain or trail bike riding. Fishing – local rivers or coastal piers. Golf.

Food & Drink

Local wineries, Berry farms – pick your own and stay for lunch. Lorne is just 15 minutes away - cafes and shops.


Discover local waterfalls and bushwalking trails. Enjoy coastal beaches for swimming, surfing or just a stroll.


Discover The Otway Fly. Ocean Rd - explore & shop the many coastal towns. Art galleries