8 Kings Road, Emerald, Victoria 3782
PH: 0411 600 768
Hosts: Evelin Bekins
Train whistle Cottage is a fully fenced property catering for families and their pets (conditions apply) so the whole family pets can enjoy the yard under the gorgeous Japanese maples in safety.
As you enjoy your say at Train Whistle cottage you will hear the ever so gentle Whistle of Emeralds famous Puffing Billy steam train as it makes its way through the Dandenongs to Emerald Lake park, on its way to the lovely small town of Gembrook. The Puffing Billy Emerald Station is a gentle 5 minute walk away, where you can board the train to either Gembrook or Belgrave, take part of the famous ride through the lush green country side of tree ferns, gum trees, hills, and rolling pastures.
Only a 3 minute walk from Train Whistle Cottage, you can enjoy the many café’s, restaurants, and shops that Emerald has to offer.
Train Whistle cottage is in a great base for your adventure, within one hours of the vinyards of the Yarra Valley, the nurseries of Monbulk and the annual world famous Tulip Festival in September/Ocotber.
You can enjoy a short hike through Sherbrook forest with its huge gum trees, Lyerbirds etc or enjoy the view from the summit of Mount Dandenong over the city of Melbourne. If if you are adventurous you can climb the 1000 steps from Ferntree Gully to Sherbrook, visit Cardinia Damn where you can see Kangaroos
For the children and the young at heart, there are a few parks within 15 minutes walk of Train Whistle cottage, 5 minutes to puffing Billy park and 10 minutes to Emerald lake park, where you can find Walking tracks, playgrounds, Amphitheatres, picnic shelters and murals. The Emerald Museum showcases photographs, documents and memorabilia through the years from Aboriginal occupation to the present day.
- DVD player, Free WiFi
- FamilyHigh chair,
- Cot available on request
- Baby bath available on request,
- CustomPram available on request,
- Pets allowed,
- Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave
- Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
- Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Access,
- Fully fenced yard,