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.
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