YARRA RANGES COUNTRY APARTMENT
Hygge is a Danish word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. We believe this describes our self contained holiday accommodation Yarra Ranges Country Apartment and what our guests are seeking for their holiday getaway. Family and Pet Friendly fully self contained with an abundance of facilities including free wifi, Netflix, Coffee Machine, Full Kitchen and Laundry, safe area for pets and children, mountain bike cleaning bay with safe storage area for bikes, off road parking and suitable for people with limited mobility abilities. We are your hosts Anders and Mary Wiking and live in The Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
+61 419 582 410
WHAT WE OFFER
Mountain Bike Trails
If you are visiting to ride your Mountain Bike along 'The Temple of Zoom', 'Yabby Hill Climb', 'Delta 4' or 'To The Valley Below' Tracks in The Magnificent Dandenong Ranges we have everything you need, a hot shower, laundry to wash your muddy clothes and
KRUSH bike wash area with products, provided just for your bike to keep it clean and in pristine condition! We have a safe area to park your bike.
Or you can hire bikes from
There are many bike trails around us including the Lilydale/Warburton Rail Trail which is just metres away.
You can even take the train to Lilydale and ride up the Lilydale/Warburton Rail Trail to our accommodation.
No Need For A Car!
View the Lilydale/Warburton Rail Trail here.
Look out for the exciting $11.3 million Warburton Mountain Bike Trail coming to our region very soon, it's going to be massive!!!
Watch the Flow video here
Our Classic Car Tour
Explore the many fabulous wineries in the Yarra Valley including Domain Chandon, Rochford, Yering Station plus many small vineyards. Or book a Winery Tour with us in our `1963 Chevy Nova Convertible.
Avoid parking issues and let us drive you to Puffing Billy Steam Train.
We have a lot of experience in the region and can help you design your own tour!
The Classic Car is also available for Weddings.
Maximum Passengers 2
Bring along your Fur Baby
Enjoy your stay with your best friend. We have a safe area and there are beautiful walks along the Warburton Rail Trail into Mount Evelyn for Coffee and Cake or when you come to stay with your hound, why not book a Pooches & Pinot wine tour - they’ll collect you from your apartment, and take you on a fun packed private wine tour with your pup, to all the best dog-friendly cellar doors. Do a full or half day depending on how much time you have - you’ll feel like VIPs whichever tour you choose - a full day tour includes lunch at a pet friendly place too. If you’re REALLY feeling like rock stars, upgrade to the premium tour - called The Dog’s Bollocks full day tour, where you get a 2-course winery lunch, a gift of a bottle of Yarra Valley wine and a cheeky tongue-in-cheek blog written from your dog’s perspective!! Check out their website poochesandpinot.com.au and feel free to book direct with them.
Puffing Billy Steam Train
Experience the history of the region and take a magical trip through the Fern Gullies of the Dandenong Ranges and the precious environment of Mountain Ash Forests and pass by the quaint mountain villages. We are Official Partners with Puffing Billy Steam Train and tickets can be purchased through us for a 10% discount.
This is a magical family day trip or take a tour to and from the Station in our 1963 convertible Chevrolet and avoid the parking stress!
MORE THINGS TO DO
If you are seeking adventure, whether
tackling a ropes
course, flying through the air on a zipline, perhaps riding a Mountain Bike Trail through the hills and forest, or hiking through fern gullies. It is all here for you to enjoy and experience in the Dandenong Ranges
A great place to take the family to enjoy the water park in summer or play area other times. Bring the scooter or bike too.
Great for picnics and family BBQ plus lovely walks and bike rides around the lake.View the many water birds nesting close by.
Visit the quaint villages such as Olinda, Sassafras, Mount Evelyn and Monbulk in the Hills to find that special gift or souvenir or enjoy fabulous food in the many cafes and restaurants.
In Spring, Summer and Autumn we have many local berry farms where you can pick or purchase your own produce. Visit http://upickberries.com.au for seasonal information.
On the first Sunday of the month the Yarra Glen Racecourse Market showcasing many types of produce and craft 9am - 2pm
The Lilydale Craft & Produce Market on the same day from 9 - 2pm
The Yering Station Farmers Market is on the 3rd Sunday from 9am to 2pm
Visit Healesville Sanctuary to see many native Australian animals, reptiles and birds in their native environment. You can get up close, as a Handler can often be found strolling the paths with an exhibit. Also see the amazing Bird Show 'Spirits of the Sky'.
Dear Mary, From the minute we arrived, we were so grateful for your lovely greeting and warm welcome. The small touches of your little escape made the experience feel like home. We would love to thank you for sharing your home and for creating such a sweet space (love the cheese platter) It has been truly beautiful and we would love to come back to enjoy everything again. PS we have made friends with the local birds!