Cottage set in picturesque gardens overlooking an orchard and dam.Cottage overlooks a dam where kangaroos regularly visit.  Note that cottage grounds are fully fenced off from dam, so safe for children.  (Winter view of dam).
Muckleford Forest Cottage
Hosted by Fayen
Fayen is the host.
5 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
5 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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Family/kid friendly
Indoor fireplace

Extra people $23 NZD / night after 2 guests
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Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

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David User Profile
October 2017
Muckleford is not a place on everyone's lips but you should try it, especially staying at Fayen's lovely cottage on the edge of the ironbark forest. It's really only a hop, skip and jump from the attractions of Castlemaine and Maldon. If it's bushland peace you want, here you'll …

Thomas User Profile
October 2017
The cottage is beautiful and in a wonderful setting in the forest. Kind helpful hosts round out a great experience.

Mary User Profile
October 2017
One of our best Airbnb experiences. Glorious bush scents, birdsong, idyllic setting, wood fire, comfy bed, great DVDs and books and lovely touches like great coffee and breakfast supplies. Totally recommend.

Stephen User Profile
September 2017
Excellent place to stay - very relaxing and quiet, with fine hosts.

Christopher User Profile
September 2017
An awesome place to stay! The family were very chill and helpful; the place was clean, secure and warm thanks to the pot belly; the backyard was amazing, Lulu the dog and the baby goats were super friendly, the bread/cereal/yoghurt were awesome.. couldn't have asked for more.

Daniel User Profile
September 2017
I organised a stay with Fayen as a gift for my sister's engagement. My experiences with Fayen, and my sister's experience with the cottage, were outstanding. The cottage was warm and cosy, the location great and Fayen a warm and helpful host. Would recommend to anyone wanting to …

Una User Profile
September 2017
We had a wonderful weekend stay. Beautiful location, picturesque surroundings. Toasty warm with a gorgeous pot-belly fire place. Our 2.5year old loved the animal's. Lulu the family dog was wonderful with our Ollie. Fayen was such a thoughtful host, with a fridge of supplies on ar…

Melbourne, AustraliaJoined in March 2013
Fayen User Profile
Fayen is an artist/writer/publisher; Adam is a cabinetmaker and former zookeeper; and Zeno likes trains and diggers. We moved to our property in late 2012, and have been busy upgrading the solar power, expanding the dam, reinvigorating the orchard and establishing large vegetable…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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