About the Cottage

Heatherington Cottage

A stylish and spacious self-contained cottage. 2 queen-size bedrooms with ensuites and deluxe quality appointments throughout. The cottage is located on the edge of our  Poll Hereford cattle stud property, "Heatherington Cottage" (with own driveway access), in Victoria's picturesque Central Highlands.

Perfect Retreat For:
2 Couples  -  OR  -  1 Couple Exclusively
OR  -  2 Singles Travelling Together!

You can relax by the warmth of the wood fire while enjoying the ambience of great country views and lingering sunsets. From the living area or the verandahs, view the cows (at your back fence!) and nearby sheep grazing...

  • Or you can relax in your candle-lit spa bath filled with aromatherapies
  • Or enjoy our extensive selection of books, magazines and DVDs
  • Or take a stroll around our property
  • Or have an in-house massage treatment in the comfort of the cottage

Features of our Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

Kitchen and Dining

  • 2 ensuite bedrooms each with 2 person corner spa bath, deluxe, comfortable queen size beds fitted with quality linen, electric blankets, firm pillows and luxurious allergy-free doonas. Panel on-wall heaters in each room. Ample supply of fluffy towels, spare blankets and pillows .One bedroom is open plan with the spa in the corner of the bedroom as well as a separate shower recess, while the other en-suite has a separate bathroom with the shower over the spa bath.
  • The fully equipped kitchen includes a choice of continental breakfast provisions for each day of stay. Also provided is a range of teas and filter coffee.
  • The living area has a wide-screen LCD TV, DVD, video, CD player (with I-pod port), Wood Fire and Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning.
  • Front and rear verandahs for easy access, with rear deck from the living offering electric BBQ and outdoor dining.
  • Full laundry facilities.
  • Undercover bike storage available (for push-bike or motorbike).
  • We have a non-smoking policy inside the cottage.

At Heatherington Cottage
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1 Spa Bath
Bedroom 1 Ensuite
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 Ensuite
Breakfast on Deck
Heatherington Cottage

Extras provided

  • Weekend newspaper delivery
  • Complimentary bottle of local wine for bookings of  min. 2 nights
  • A range of bath aromatherapies for you to choose from
  • Use of deluxe bathrobes,  hairdryer, shampoo & conditioner
  • Extensive range of books, magazines, DVDs and CDs
  • Complimentary chocolates and port.
  • Use of day packs, equipment for Aussie BBQ/picnic (including picnic basket and billy).
  • Complimentary water bottles
  • Extensive tourist information including maps for relaxed bike rides and bushwalking.
  • Late check-out (12 midday)

Extras available by prior arrangement

  • Services of local taxi companies / limousine service
  • BBQ hampers for use at the cottage or on your picnic - this includes meat from local butcher, seasonal salad & bread
  • Romantic getaway package for an extra $80
  • Accommodation Gift vouchers
  • Use of portacot and/or highchair
  • Cheese/Antipasto platter
  • Hire of electric bicycles from Daylesford supplier

Bookings and Cancellation Policy

  • List of helpful local phone numbers in attachment form when you receive confirmation of booking.
  • Deposit of 1 nights' accommodation payable at time of booking. Remainder payable 2 weeks prior to arrival.
  • Non-refundable deposit if cancellation less than 2 weeks prior. Service fee $20
  • Minimum booking conditions for long weekends
  • Check-in time 2pm.
  • Check-out time midday. 
  • NO PETS but Accommodation for small dogs can be arranged at local kennel.

Payment methods:  EFT, Visa, MasterCard or Cheque.                        

Proprietors:  Sue and Phil Gay

How to Find Us

Location Map

Melways Map Reference: 509 A/B 10
We are also on Google Maps

From Melbourne / Ballarat / South Australia

From Melbourne, take the Western Highway towards Adelaide. At Ballarat take the Creswick turnoff  (A300 - Midland Highway) and continue through Creswick  towards Daylesford/Castlemaine. After 4.8km turn left at the "Kingston/Newstead" sign and continue for 6.1kms through Kingston  to "T" section with Creswick-Newstead Rd (C283). Directly opposite you will see "Heatherington Park Poll Herefords" sign and the cottage is down the gravel road directly in front.

The Airport shuttle bus now comes via Ballarat into the RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick, on demand. Bookings must therefore be made 48 hours in advance Ph 5333 4181.

From Melbourne by Train:

Take the 4:31PM Maryborough train from Southern Cross station to arrive in Creswick at 6:01PM. Taxi or private transport can be arranged from the station. Return trains depart directly from Creswick at 7:47 AM (arr. Melb 9:40) AM and 3:30PM or during the day from Ballarat.

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