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Donkey Tales Farm Cottages - Simpson's Cottage - Maryborough/Talbot

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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Maryborough, Victoria
New to the Goldfields, Farmstay, renovated, fully self-contained, 2 bedroom cottages.

Get to know our miniature donkeys and enjoy the serenity of staying on a farm!
Conveniently located just 7km from Maryborough Victoria, in the heart of the Goldfields. Close to Ballarat, Bendigo, Talbot, Clunes and Maldon.

Spend time on our 16 acres getting to know all about miniature donkeys and what sweet characters they are!
Explore the area looking for Kangaroos and Wallabies, with Daisy Hill track right opposite!

Undercover Outdoor BBQ, Full Kitchen and Laundry, plush pillow top mattresses, fine linen and a selection of pillows.
Complimentary Breakfast basket of goodies and toiletries on arrival!
Suitable for Couples, romantic weekends, families, metal detectorists, small groups and those travelling with small animals.

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Listing #HL5402386
About the Owner
Marianne P
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live on the opposite side of the highway. So you can have as much, or as little contact with us as you want. Your cottage is fully self-contained. You can also have hands on contact with the donkeys, but there are requirements you understand for your safety, which are emailed before your arrival. No, they are not for riding, but absolutely love having your attention, a good scratch or a brush. Donkeys are very friendly and therapeutic animals.
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Stayed in Duffy's Cottage for nine nights and it was a thoroughly relaxing and comfortable stay. The cottage is perfectly fitted out, modern, to excellent standard with all you need. Detailed instructions are emailed before you arrive, but remember to bring carrots for feeding the...More

Thank Judy C
Management response:Responded 9 October 2015

Thank you for your feedback. I will make an additional note to the email I send out, advising guests to choose Telstra should they choose to use internet during their stay too! We are so happy you loved the cottage, as much as we enjoyed...More

Reviewed 19 April 2015

Our family of 3 adults, an 11 yo child and a 2 yo child stayed in Duffy's Cottage for 2 nights. The cottage was beautifully furnished and well equipped. Lovely furniture, fluffy towels and bathrobes, books about donkeys for the kids to read, games, DVDs,...More

Thank JYML18
Management response:Responded 20 April 2015

We are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at the cottage. It gives us so much pleasure, to have visitors mingle with all of the donkeys and the donkeys love it too! You are right that it is a relaxing break...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times when interacting with the donkeys. Small dogs welcome, if permission is requested prior to arrival. Smoking is...
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Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 1 654
A$165
R 1 755
A$175
R 9 475
A$945
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 501 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Maryborough Railway Station is a sight not to be missed, you can't help but appreciate its grandour. Some say Maryborough, is a town attached to a railway station! For those who love our history, Clunes is just 15 mins away and is famous for the buildings that line the Main Street, as filmed in many historic movies, Ned Kelly being one. Maldon, Ballarat, Bendigo, we are central to them all. Local wineries abound as do the scenic walking trails. Spot kangaroos in their natural habitat! Bird life aplenty and picturesque views as you travel through the area.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Maryborough : 8.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby.
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