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Wild Dog Rise - Rural Retreat, Merrijig VIC
from $795 per night
Type
Holiday House
Max share
16 people

Set on acreage, Wild Dog Rise is a private, modern, fully self contained, High Country holiday house with luxury designer touches and accommodation for 12+ Guests. Enjoy watching deer and kangaroos graze in the paddocks in the early morning, bird songs throughout the day, then marvel at the beauty of a spectacular sunset over the Delatite Valley at dusk. 

At Wild Dog Rise you're transported a million miles away from city stress. On 25 acres in Merrijig's prestigious pocket neighbouring Geelong Grammar Schools Timbertop campus and the Mansfield State Forest you have privacy and stunning views from every room. Being at the base of Mount Buller you are 10 minutes away from the Buller Gates and on the doorstep of ski fields and all sorts of High Country outdoor adventures. 

Wild Dog Rise's fully self contained accommodation is ideally suited for 3 families sharing. It comfortably accommodates 12 guests in 4 bedrooms; 3 master king bedrooms for adults and a huge bunk room for the kids with it's own sofa seating area, kids table and chairs, toys, DVD player and TV. Families with young children will find the potty, child's toilet seat, child's step high chairs and portacot very useful. The 2 bathrooms, huge open plan indoor living area, expansive outdoor decks and large grounds ensure everyone has plenty of space. 

Our Hotel quality King sized beds are fitted with choice bedding, linens and Australian wool doonas. Thick fluffy white bath towels are provided and so is the wood for the indoor Coonara fireplace to make your stay a pleasurable retreat. 

There are 4 bedrooms which sleep 12+ people.

  • Bedroom 1 - king bed, large room with private seating area furnished with sofa and coffee tables, wall heater, TV and en-suite 
  • Bedroom 2 - king bed, with private seating area furnished with sofa, coffee tables, ceiling fan, wall heater and television
  • Bedroom 3 - king bed, in a cosy setting with its own wall heater, clothes hanging rack and television
  • Bedroom 4 - bunk room, 3 bunks (sleeps 6) with kids chill/play space with sofa, coffee table, kids table & chairs, ottomans, DVD player and TV

Extra beds are available by special arrangements and must be pre-booked 

  • Bedroom 1 - sofa converts to a small child’s single-futon bed (to sleep 1 additional child)
  • Bedroom 2 - sofa converts to a double sofa-bed (to sleep 2 people)
  • Bedroom 4 - sofa converts to a small child’s single-futon bed (to sleep 1 additional child)

To ensure year round comfort, the home has a split system heating and cooling unit in the open plan living areas. The bedrooms have ceiling fans or evaporative coolers and all bedrooms have electric wall heaters. There is also a large indoor wood Coonara fireplace.

Dine at one of the local eateries, enjoy being spoilt by our amazing caterers, or cook up a storm in the large country kitchen. Our kitchen is well appointed with Bosch oven, Bosch dishwasher, 5 burner gas cook-top with wok burner, and time saving appliances such as a slow-cooker, bread-maker, coffee machine, ice-cream maker and all the pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, serving platters and glassware you need to be your own Master-chef. The pantry is stocked with herbs and spices, flours, sugar, oil, vinegar, rice, couscous, pasta, pasta sauce, muesli and milk. 

Enjoy stargazing on a crisp winter night, local beer, wine or cider in hand, with dinner cooking on the webber or BBQ, the outdoor fire pit ablaze and the outdoor rugs keeping you snug or perhaps you'd prefer to stay cosy indoors by the fire relaxing on the leather lounges, playing one of the board games, or reading our books or magazine. Enjoy looking through our 'Wild Dog Rise' books with stunning photos taken at the property by owner photographer Marta Wakeling.

There is plenty of on-site parking for cars and the circular drive makes it easy to turn your horse float, boat, or bike trailer. 

Guests at Wild Dog Rise receive full telephone coverage on both the Telstra and Vodafone networks because you want your phone to work in case of an emergency. For guests who love sports and movies we have TV reception and Free Foxtel so you can enjoy your holiday time, or white-out days, as you choose. We also provide Free Wifi on super fast (20MBS) NBN internet.

Your holiday time is precious and you want the best place to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with family and friends. Rest assured, previous Guests tell us that Wild Dog Rise is the BEST self contained holiday accommodation with a location that is 100% PERFECT for space, privacy, views, snow adventures and high country fun. So book now, reward yourself and your loved ones and create special lifelong memories at Wild Dog Rise.

Plan your perfect ski or snowboard holiday in Australia with us!

On
mountain
Parking
on site
Family
friendly
N/A
Kilometers
to lift
Free
wifi
Ski
in/out

Property features

  • Open plan living area
  • 4 bedrooms (3 with seating areas)
  • Large lounge room (seats 14)
  • Dining table (seats 10)
  • Breakfast bar (seats 5)
  • Baby high chairs (x2 on request)
  • All linen provided
  • Sheets & pillowcases supplied
  • Doona & donna covers supplied
  • Blankets supplied
  • Pillows supplied
  • Pillow menu available
  • 3x king beds (sleeps 6)
  • Bunk beds (sleeps 6)
  • Sofa bed (sleeps 2)
  • 2x sofa futons (sleep 2)
  • Portacot (on request)
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Soap & bodywash
  • Earbuds, cotton balls, & makeup wipes
  • Makeup & full length mirrors
  • High chairs (on request)
  • Portacot (on request)
  • Potty, child's toilet seat & childs step
  • Baby sitting (can provide referrals)
  • Huge backyard 
  • Board games
  • Toys
  • Kids plastic plates, cups & bowls 
  • Self-catering
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee & milk (starter pack)
  • Organic muesli (starter pack)
  • Coffee pod machine (12 ALDI coffee pods provided)
  • Dried herbs and spices
  • Fresh herbs in garden
  • BBQ & gas bottle
  • Webber & gas bottle
  • Cookbook library
  • Kids plastic plates, cups & bowls
  • Crockery, cutlery & glassware
  • Bowls, platters & serving dishes
  • Ice buckets, jugs & wine glasses
  • Caterers details can be provided
  • Pantry items provided - oil, vinegar, flour, rice, pasta, couscous & pasta sauce
  • Appliances - slow cookers, rice cooker, bread maker, icecream maker, popcorn maker, juicer, mixer, blender, toasters, kettles, sandwich maker & nutribullet
  • Cleaning - detergent, sponges, washcloths, tea towels, dishwasher tablets, paper towels & antibacterial wipes
  • Drying room
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioning *
  • Bedroom ceiling fans *
  • Bedroom evaporative cooling *
  • Bedroom wall heaters 
  • Reverse cycle heating (living area)
  • Wood fireplace (living area)
  • Wood for indoor Coonara supplied
  • Bathroom heat lamps
  • Firepit outdoor (needs permission)
  • Wood can be arranged for firepit
  • Outdoor blankets supplied
  • 24hr keypad entry
  • Shuttle Service close by
  • Ski Hire Shop close by
  • Mini Mart close by
  • Bottle shop close by
  • Pub close by
  • Takeaways close by
  • Restaurants close by
  • Defibrillator close by
  • Horse agistment available
  • Onsite parking - cars, boats, motorbikes & horse floats
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Clothesline & pegs
  • Iron & board
  • Washing liquid
  • Bucket, mop, brooms, vacuum & cleaner
  • Yoga mats
  • Mid stay service (can be arranged)
  • Mt Timbertop views
  • Mountain, forest, valley, sunset & sunrise views
  • Free Foxtel
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Telstra & Vodafone reception
  • Large TV in lounge with remote
  • TV in each bedroom with remote
  • DVD player in bunk room TV
  • DVD library
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Knitting items
  • Board games
  • Cards, chess & backgammon
  • Walking & riding tracks/trails
  • 5 minutes to direct river access
  • Farm animals nearby
  • Wildlife - Deer, Kangaroo & Birds
  • Perfect venue for stargazing and photography 
  • 2x huge outdoor decks
  • Sunrise & Sunset deck with seating
  • Outdoor table on deck (seats 7)
  • Outdoor tables in garden (seats 12)
  • Deck lounge chairs (seats 12)
  • Deck mini round table (seats 2)
  • 2x outdoor lounge recliners 
  • Firepit with wood log chairs (seats 6) 
  • BBQ & gas bottle
  • Webber & gas bottle
  • Corporate retreat
  • Corporate event space
  • Internet superfast NBN
  • Photocopier (on request)
  • Fax (on request)
  • Large meeting space
  • Longterm renters welcome 

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Special deals

SNOWSEARCH EXCLUSIVE

Offer: Complimentary breakfast basket during Spring!

  • Applies when booking the Guest Wing of the house (max 10 guests)
  • Not valid with any other offers
  • T&C's apply
  • Subject to availability

Period: 01.09.2018 to 30.11.2018

Promo Code: SNOWSEARCH (mention when booking to receive the above offer)

Contact Wild Dog Rise - Rural Retreat now to secure this Exclusive Deal! Phone 0416 027 008 or send an online enquiry direct

Rates

Max
share
Property
type
Bedrooms Bathrooms Per Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 5 Nights 7 Nights
10 Holiday House 4 2 Booking
$795
$795
$795
$795
$1195
$1195
$795
$5197
$6106
Max share 10
Property type Holiday House
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Mon Booking
$795
Tues Booking
$795
Wed Booking
$795
Thu Booking
$795
Fri Booking
$1195
Sat Booking
$1195
Sun Booking
$795
5 Nights Booking
$5197
7 Nights Booking
$6106
Accommodation rates are to be used as a guide only. Rates are subject to availability and may change. Contact the accommodation provider for confirmed rates and details.
Max
share
Property
type
Bedrooms Bathrooms Per Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 5 Nights 7 Nights
10 Holiday House 4 2 Booking
$795
$795
$795
$795
$1195
$1195
$795
$5197
$6106
Max share 10
Property type Holiday House
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Mon Booking
$795
Tues Booking
$795
Wed Booking
$795
Thu Booking
$795
Fri Booking
$1195
Sat Booking
$1195
Sun Booking
$795
5 Nights Booking
$5197
7 Nights Booking
$6106
Accommodation rates are to be used as a guide only. Rates are subject to availability and may change. Contact the accommodation provider for confirmed rates and details.
Max
share
Property
type
Bedrooms Bathrooms Per Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 5 Nights 7 Nights
10 Holiday House 4 2 Booking
$795
$795
$795
$795
$1195
$1195
$795
$5197
$6106
Max share 10
Property type Holiday House
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Mon Booking
$795
Tues Booking
$795
Wed Booking
$795
Thu Booking
$795
Fri Booking
$1195
Sat Booking
$1195
Sun Booking
$795
5 Nights Booking
$5197
7 Nights Booking
$6106
Accommodation rates are to be used as a guide only. Rates are subject to availability and may change. Contact the accommodation provider for confirmed rates and details.
Max
share
Property
type
Bedrooms Bathrooms Per Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 5 Nights 7 Nights
10 Holiday House 4 2 Booking
$795
$795
$795
$795
$1195
$1195
$795
$5197
$6106
Max share 10
Property type Holiday House
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Mon Booking
$795
Tues Booking
$795
Wed Booking
$795
Thu Booking
$795
Fri Booking
$1195
Sat Booking
$1195
Sun Booking
$795
5 Nights Booking
$5197
7 Nights Booking
$6106
Accommodation rates are to be used as a guide only. Rates are subject to availability and may change. Contact the accommodation provider for confirmed rates and details.

Need to know

Bookings managed by Wild Dog Rise
/ Terms and conditions apply

Deposits & Payments

  • A refundable bond of $1,500 applies to all bookings
  • The bond is returned within 7 days of your departure

Cancellations

  • All cancellations - incur the Loss of the Deposit
  • All cancellations made within 28 days of the Arrival Date incur a loss of 100% of the Total Booking Price
  • All cancellations made 60 or more days before your Arrival Date incur a 50% Cancellation Fee
  • A Change of Date Fee of $175 applies to Date Changes (made 61 days or more before your Arrival Date and can only be made for; bookings dates within 6 months, and at the same price as your original booking or higher, and subject to availability)
  • Please visit our website for full booking terms and conditions 

Snow Guarantee

  • Wild Dog Rise - Rural Retreat is covered by Mt Buller's Snow Guarantee
  • For more information please see Mt Buller website
Check in/out
  • Check in 4:00 pm
  • Check out 10:00 am
  • Self check-in with smart lock
  • A late checkout fee applies
  • If cleaners are kept waiting after 10:00 am by late departing guests, an additional cleaners fee will be deducted from the Bond to cover the cleaners waiting time
Rates
  • The standard rate for this property is for 10 people
  • The rate is inclusive of basic pantry items and end of stay cleaning
  • Minimum booking is 2 nights
  • Public and School holidays - minimum booking is 3 nights
  • A maximum of 16 guests is permitted at the property at any one time
    • $60 - Per each additional guest over 10 guests, per night - includes all linens, bedding and towels 
  • Contact us direct for select periods where you can book seperate rooms to accommodate smaller groups or families of 10 or less guests in our Guest Wing (no cooking facilities in this area) 
Room Configuration
  • Bedroom 1 - 1x king bed, large room with private seating area and its own ensuite / sofa converts to a single futon bed, to sleep 1 additional child
  • Bedroom 2 - 1x king bed, with private area furnished with sofa / sofa converts to a double sofa bed, to sleep 2 adults
  • Bedroom 3 - 1x king bed 
  • Bedroom 4 - 3x bunks / sofa converts to a single futon bed, to sleep 1 additional child
  • Sofa beds are unlocked and converted to a bed - only when they are booked
Linen
  • All linen and towels are provided and included in rates
Parking
  • Onsite parking for multiple vehicles
  • Circular drive makes it easy to turn - cars, boats, motorbikes & horse floats
Other
  • Please note that we speak to all guests by phone prior to approving bookings, this is done to ensure a personal touch to our bookings and to discuss any special needs or requirements a guest may have prior to committing
  • No smoking
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No smoking is permitted inside the building, however smoking is permitted outside provided all cigarette butts are placed in an appropriate rubbish bin
  • Cooking - no table top cooking is permitted as it damages the table surfaces and will result in the loss of the Bond
  • No parties 
  • No corporate events without owners prior written permission and appropriate insurance cover
  • Our guests receive discounts on ski & equipment hire, free drink with main meal at the local pub & restaurant, 10% discount at a local winery and discount at a Pet Resort
  • Guests booking the property are deemed to have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions (full terms available on our website)
  • (*) noted in the features section means this item may not apply to all rooms or apartments
0416 027 008
146 Wild Dog Rd, Merrijig VIC 3723

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Mon
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thur
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sun
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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