Top 10 Stayz Accommodations In Yarra Valley, Australia - Updated 2021

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The Yarra Valley is in Victoria, Australia and is named after the Yarra River that flows through it. The valley is a popular food and wine district, around 90 km (56 mi) from Melbourne. Wine growing vines have been there since 1838 and the valley has a worldwide reputation for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines. There are also breweries to visit in the area, with tours available and tastings of the beer. The Yarra Valley is also renowned for the many artists that reside there. Visit the TarraWarra Museum of Art in Healesville, which showcases work from the mid-20th century. While there, visit the estate’s restaurant and wine cellar to enjoy fresh produce grown in the area. Visitors can enjoy an early morning hot air balloon ride over the valley while enjoying the beautiful scenery. When visiting the area, choose one of the following Stayz accommodations in Yarra Valley, Australia for a comfortable stay.

1. Lyrebird Cottages Yarra Valley (from USD 146)

This one-bedroom cottage is located a ten-minute drive from a vineyard, day spa and a cafe. The shops and cafes in Healesville Sanctuary are a 15-minute drive away. Be surrounded by lyrebirds, wombats, and wallabies during your stay with wonderful views across the valley to Melbourne. The cottage is surrounded by 10 acres of gardens and forest. There is a living room with air conditioning, TV, board games, wood fireplace and a stereo. A large deck offers views over the garden, forest and Melbourne. There is a full kitchen for cooking daily meals. For stays of two days or more, provisions are supplied for the first morning to enable guests to cook a full country breakfast. The bedroom features a queen-size bed and the bathroom has a spa bath. There is a cot available for small families.

Lyrebird Cottages Yarra Valley
35 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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close to all the delights available in the yarra valley
the meals provided as an extra by the owners were delicious
all amenities are provided and the property is pristeen, light and very spacious
the cottage and surroundings were beautiful, with the finest touches making it a warm and peaceful place to stay
the kitchen is well stocked with basic supplies and our hosts provide meal service and a wine selection
very clean and comfortable
the owners were communicative and friendly and the cottage was clean, cosy and had everything we needed
great views, wildlife and comfort
loved the feel of the cottage, it being mostly wood, especially the floor boards under foot
beautifully appointed, cosy cottage with well thought extras provided
arrived with a warm welcome, beautiful and prompt service
very friendly and attentive owners who made us feel welcome
nice unit in the hills
great hosts, easy to deal with
we loved getting out of melbourne (yet only an hour or so drive) and experiencing the australian bush
we loved the birds, the peace and quiet and the spa
the cottage is in the perfect location for quiet and for spotting wildlife
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a beautiful and peaceful property high up in the rainforest
away from the hustle but within a easy drive of food and drink
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2. Galoglen Farm Cottage (from USD 131)

This spacious, two-bedroom cottage is located a five-minute drive from the Yarra Glen township and all the attractions and wineries are close by. The two-bedroom cottage is set on 100 acres of land and is fully self-contained. There is a verandah which runs the full length of the cottage, offering beautiful views over the farm. Guests will likely see wombats and kangaroos heading to the dam on the property, as well as farm animals and bird life. The cottage has a spacious, open-plan living room with a TV, DVD player, videos and a dining area. The full kitchen offers a kitchen garden where guests can pick fresh herbs. The two bedrooms feature queen-size beds sleeping four guests and there is one bathroom available.

Galoglen Farm Cottage
92 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
tucked away in amongst cattle and green pasture
cosy and warm
two good sized double bedrooms, comfy couches and a decent kitchen make this property perfect for couples, family or friends weekend get away a the door to the yarra valley
it had everything we needed
incredibly comfortable and cosy on a cold night and magnificent views across the farm and lake
the cottage was very clean, comfortable and warm
beautiful location the views are absolutely amazing, house is lovely and very clean
we had a wonderful time at galoglen cottage and we couldn't help but be immersed in the vibrant vista the clean air and just enjoying each day of our two week stay
accommodation was excellent, very clean and well equipped
hosts are so friendly and lovely
nice friendly host
oh love the cows too
the owner, jacqui was very friendly and helped make our holiday very pleasant and memorable
jacqui went out of her way to make us feel welcome and accomodate our young family
beautiful quiet location
only a few kilometres from yarra glen it's not far from anywhere in the valley
good location and very quiet
it was the perfect place to escape to - away from the city and still not far from melbourne, but beautiful scenery and so quiet and calm
horses in the distance
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3. Amani House (from USD 617)

The three-bedroom country house was originally a hill station in 1905 and has been renovated. Offering beautiful views from the hilltop, the property is just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne and a two-minute drive from Healesville’s town center. The property is surrounded by trees, laws, and flowers. There are citrus trees and herbs on the property. A swimming pool and tennis court is available to guests. There are two areas with TV and in the living room, there is a record player and Bose Bluetooth CD player. Three fireplaces are available for the winter months. A games room is available for both adults and children. The country kitchen features a double Smeg oven and other necessary appliances. All three bedrooms feature double beds and there are two-and-a-half bathrooms.

Amani House- eclectic hilltop country home
Healesville, VIC, AU
24 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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we were lucky with the hot weather and were able to take full advantage of the pool
the house was exceptionally spacious and clean and the heaters worked well for such large spaces
we found the home to be comfortable and clean
the verandah was excellent for outdoor dining and we hosted a lunch for twelve - simply divine
loved the peace of the place very well kept
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4. Riverdale - a Yarra Valley escape (from USD 277)

The three-bedroom property is set in flower gardens with fields and bushlands close by and is close to the Yarra River. The “off-the-grid” house features solar power and tank water. There is a kitchen and a kitchen garden on the property as well as a flower garden. Visitors can enjoy a game of table tennis, or visit the local picnic spots or visit the local wineries. The living room features a fireplace and there is internet available throughout. The kitchen is fully equipped for daily living and there is a dining area available. One bedroom features a double bed while the other two have single beds. The house has two bathrooms and one-half bath.

Riverdale - A Yarra Valley Escape
12 reviews
guest house 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the beds are very comfortable , we all had good sleep there
the fire place in the living room made for a very relaxing time
make sure you understand that the house is off-grid, with everything that comes with being off-grid
normally this wouldn't be an issue for me but i did find that over winter it was very difficult to warm up the sleeping areas
the house is very clean and has everything you need
the only downside to that is there are quite a few restrictions on what appliances can be used and how long heating can be used in the bedrooms
beautiful gardens, lots of seating, river to splash in and gorgeous clean house
the property was just beautiful and the house was very clean
nice house, lovely gardens, very quiet and peaceful
all very relaxing
martina is a very lovely lady, she provided all the information we need, and she allowed us to pick fruit and vegetables in the garden
martina is also a wonderul host and supplied us with delicious produce from the veggie garden
lovely host booked in with minimum of fuss
the property was gorgeous, so relaxing and peaceful
it felt like home straight away everything we needed so close to town beautiful gardens everything was lovely and clean
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5. Castella Country Retreat (from USD 216)

This spacious, four-bedroom home is set on five acres (2.02 hectares) in a secluded valley and adjoins Kinglake National Park. Melbourne’s CBD is an hour’s drive away. The property is close to wineries, walking trails, Healesville Sanctuary, the Yarra Glen and Healesville Race Tracks and the Tarrawarra Art Gallery. There are two living areas in the home with fireplaces, TV, DVD and CD players and heating available. The kitchen has everything for daily cooking and has a dining table. There is also an outdoor barbecue available. Two of the bedrooms feature queen-size beds while the third and fourth bedrooms have two single beds each.

Castella Country Retreat - Mudbrick
59 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
explicit instructions on how to use everything
we all had plenty of room
really enjoyed the morning serenity and the afternoon treks to a winery
the fireplace was a blessing for we queenslanders
the beds were very comfortable and the amenities had everything we could hope for and loved the fireplace
everything was as expected and the house was very clean and cozy
the kitchen is well appointed and everything is nice and clean
it was very clean, the beds are comfortable and layout was ideal for the younger kids
a wonderful place to stay, easy to find, well equiped with every-thing we needed, very clean and comfortable
amazing communication from the host
having the fire made it even betterhad such a good time thankyou
we all loved meeting boris & harry & saw numerous wombats & kangaroos & of course an abundance of bird life
there were even toys for the kids to play with!
beautiful home, so much space and so clean
well presented property in a well located area with easy access to local sites and venues
an easy drive only about 15 minutes out of yarra glen
this palce is so close to many fantastic places yet just far enough away to be special
our kids loved boris and harry(the alpacas) a good place for a stay
the kids loved the space and we loved the quiet
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6. The Strawberry Farm Retreat - Yarra Valley (from USD 379)

The Strawberry Farm Retreat is a four-bedroom farmhouse set in a strawberry farm. The farm is close to Cherry Hill Orchards and many wineries. The property has a spa and infrared sauna room and a swimming pool and offers beautiful views. In season, pick blackberries, strawberries, and plums during your stay and enjoy fresh eggs from the farm. The property has five dams, lily ponds, and creeks and there is a Springfree trampoline for the kids to enjoy and there are board games in the house. There are also two barbecue areas. The living room has a Gaslog fireplace and Foxtel TV. The kitchen comes equipped with all necessary appliances, including a Nespresso coffee machine. The house sleeps eight people in four bedrooms with three bathrooms.

The Strawberry Farm Retreat - Yarra Valley
44 reviews
farmhouse 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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the house was cosy and comfortable, great for a group
plenty of space for 7 of us
only negative is the children couldn't use the trampoline which they were looking forward too
including a delicious supply of strawberries!! plenty of room for our group of 6 adults and 2 kids
very happy!
the bathrooms were clean and there was plenty of hot water for us to share
house was lovely and spacious for 6 adults 2 children, views great looking across to the mountains and overall a really pleasant stay
fantastic communication from dawn and pasqua
the hosts were very accommodating and friendly
unfortunately for us we were too early to strawberry pick
pascqua thankyou for the most delicious strawberries, gas bottle and even though very busy with the farm, nothing was too much trouble
then upon arrival pasquale was so helpful getting us all set up!the view in the morning as the sun rises is just exquisite
had a fabulous girls weekend chatting by the fire and enjoying a spa
also plenty to do in the area including the puffing bill, healesville sanctuary and emerald lake
an absolutely beautiful property and only 30 minutes from the eastern suburbs of melbourne
and the strawberries are to die for
lovely bbq and outdoor area to take in the views of the region
we had an amazing holiday here! the property is beautiful and has everything you need
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7. Yarra Valley vineyard cottage (from USD 272)

This renovated two-bedroom cottage is set in a vineyard, within easy walking distance to wineries, eating places and concerts. The cottage offers beautiful views and is an eight-minute drive from Healesville and the arts community. The open-plan living and dining room features air conditioning, a fireplace and satellite TV. The Internet is available on the property. The open-plan kitchen features everything necessary for daily cooking. There is a back deck with an herb, vegetable and flower garden, and a laundry. Private wine tastings can be arranged. Both bedrooms feature queen-size beds and there is one bathroom, plus an outdoor shower.

Yarra Valley vineyard cottage - premier location, relax, enjoy and breathe easy
53 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
modern bathroom and kitchen
really comfortable beds too
gorgeous, cosy cottage with everything we needed! very special
it's very clean and cosy which give you the warm drawing feeling right at your 1st step
2 days later, the weather was really cold so we opted to get the heater going, and the place was equally cosy when needed
the cottage was spacious, clean and every detail had a classy feel
comfortable beds, and to be woken with views of vineyards and angus cattle was magnificent
it is really clean, and in a very beautiful location
great hosts
the owner was very helpful and hospitable
upon arrival at the cottage we were met by jennifer, and a wonderful spread of local fare
our trip to melbourne is nicely completed with this property
the owner, jenny, came to greet us on our 1st day and we could feel her great hospitality
a very pretty property in a great location
beautiful little cottage located just outside of healesville
lots of vineyards and wineries all within a short distance in this beautiful yarra region
its a beautiful cottage on their rural property, surrounded by vineyards and livestock in the pastures
the house has everything you could need and in a fantastic location close to some of the best wineries and healesville
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8. The Orchard House - a quite country getaway (from USD 318)

Orchard House is a four-bedroom home set in a working orchard with beautiful views over the Yarra Valley with a swimming pool and spa. There are wineries and restaurants close by and the property is minutes away from Medhurst, Coldstream Hills, Yarra Yering Vineyards and Warramate. It is also a short drive to Healesville Sanctuary, Maroondah Reservoir Park and Hedgend Maz. There is a billiard room and three TVs on the property feature Foxtel and a BluRay player. The executive kitchen has everything necessary for cooking daily meals. A barbecue area is available on the property. The master bedroom features a queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with spa bath. The other three bedrooms offer king-size beds.

The Orchard House - A quiet country getaway.
13-17 Medhurst Road
12 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Kookaburra eco mud-brick cottage

This one-bedroom cottage is set in picturesque scenery with views over the surrounding valley and hills. Many local birds, including kookaburras, can be heard in the pretty flower garden. All the attractions of Yarra Valley are close by, including wineries, dairy farms and an Alpaca farm. Guests can enjoy a historic train ride in the area and there are shops close by. The Internet is available in the cottage and the living area features air conditioning, a fireplace and satellite TV. The kitchen is well-equipped for daily cooking. The bedroom has a double bed and there is one bathroom.

Kookaburra Eco Mudbrick Cottage
31 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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even down to to fresh bread supplied
the decor is tasteful but unpretentious
a pretty cosy, private cottage
pics dont do the kitchen justice!lovely surrounds too
it was really cosy and the perfect escape
the fresh home made bread left for us was a real treat
perfect hideaway close to mt dandenong and all the surrounding attractions
after being showed around the cottage by john, we enjoyed a relaxing couple of days in the yarra valley
the setting was calming and private
also the home made bread was a great touch
little cooler this visit, but still peaceful
beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the world!
close to all the beautiful vineyards in the area and little cafe
we loved the location of this lovely cottage
great location
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10. House on the hill with views

This self-contained, two-bedroom apartment is located in a private home with beautiful views across the garden and the Yarra Valley. The property is a short drive from Lilydale with all its shops and public transport. There is a spacious living area with a TV, heater and an open-plan kitchen. The Internet is available throughout. The bedrooms feature double beds and there is one bathroom. There is a hot tub on the property and guests are welcome to use the swimming pool. Breakfast is served each morning including cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit, juices, coffee and tea.

House on the Hill, sensational views
7 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable
the apartment is the ground floor of their home and is very generously sized (there is a second br, but not included in price)
the beds were very comfortable and the personal touches like a welcome hello on a blackboard in the unit was lovely
the home has a million dollar view, is very spacious and suitable for families with young children
it was warm, cosy and well-provisioned
veronica ,gerry and sean
the accommodation is very comfortable & clean, ideal for 4 people
the views over lilydale were outstanding from the apartment and spa
our hosts jody and graeme ensured we had all our needs seen too and kindly provided us a sumptuous breakfast spread too! they have been the warmest and loveliest hosts we have met
their hospitality was most appreciated
what wonderful hosts we had! these wonderful people could not have done enough for us
our hosts graeme & jody were very helpful & friendly
we didn't use the spa, but did make good use of the washing machine - jody even brought in our washing for us when it threatened to rain while we were out
surrounded by beautiful gardens
we stayed at lovely jody and graeme home in lilydale
view from the house is amazing
if you are looking for seclusion and no contact with your host, this place may not be for you
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Wine and beautiful views in Yarra Valley

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