Set on 1 acre of private gardens,3 rooms overlook bushland reserve, native flora and fauna, fire pits in Winter, spa, wood fire, ducted heating, eco friendly features, vegan friendly, kitchen with modern appliances, 'EVOLVE' retro/vintage STUDIO! free WIFI, bus to CBD past house, WALK to heated pool, Star Cinema, lakes Tom Thumb, Neangar, Greater Bendigo National Park(Whipstick), sports facilities, great coffee shops; DRIVE 10 min Bendigo CBD, 10min Atisha Centre (Great Stupa U. C), train 5min.
Uniquely retro fitted, clean, vegan friendly, comfortable, spacious kitchen with modern appliances, +dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, smoothie maker and everything else you need. Great selection of condiments, herbs and spices or seasonal fresh herbs from garden if you choose to cook. Welcoming, cosy, with access to creative spaces and 1 acre of organic, evolving gardens, ample seating for relaxation and contemplation; or free WIFI, TV or a movie. Best of both worlds? All linen and towels supplied. Continental breakfast.
Access to separate lounge, vegan friendly kitchen, 1 acre of organic and native gardens, laundry, deck, shaded fernery and other relaxing areas, spa room with wood fire, 'EVOLVE' on-site studio and shop sells art, jewellery, recycled, new, designer, vintage, retro and quirky clothing and gifts. An 'unexpected treasure', Bendigo's best kept secret' I'm told? Shop while you stay! *NOTE: l am caretaker, therefore stay in separate Studio and am often there to maintain the property.
Interaction with guests
Helpful host. Respects your privacy. I have own separate studio to disappear to. However, I can be available for info, travel regularly. 'Guided Tours', 'vegan experiences', of the City or Parks, etc, (by previous arrangement with host). Can do train pickup by arrangement.
Other things to note
Other sleeping spaces can be available by arrangement. Extra people, different pricing. By arrangement with host. Extra Tours by arrangement, eg: The National Park.
Guests are responsible for security of own property. Smoking at least 4 metres from house please, dish washer to use, all firewood provided. House to be left clean and tidy. Breakages to be replaced with same. This accommodation and it's host endeavour to, reduce, reuse, recycle where possible, please use the separate receptacles provided. Just ask me anything!! Vegan friendly.
From Dec 24, 2017 - Jan 02, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Passion for environmental issues, friendly, helpful( great knowledge of local and surrounding areas), love music and art, biking, swimming, yoga, beach, bush, people, family, organic gardening and spicy food. Favourite destination in Australia Wye River and Apollo Bay area. Nusa Lembongan Island overseas. Travel often within Australia and a sometimes overseas. Compassion and empathy towards animals and people is very important to me.