The Heart Of Emerald
B&B | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 15
We are a brand new, fully renovated Bed and Breakfast.
The Heart of Emerald is exactly that. We are only a stones throw away from all that Emerald and Surrounds offers. We look over Emerald Puffing Billy Station and we are an accommodation with a twist.
Have your choice of Retro/Steam train room, vintage, federation or french provincial romantic suite. Park your car and don't get back in until it is time to leave.
Indulge in our local attractions. Puffing Billy, Thomas the Tank Engine, excellent cafes, street life, lots of great shopping and fine dining all within a short 200m walking distance.
EMERALD also hosts the annual Puffing Billy race, Pave Festival, monthly markets and has Emerald Lake Park. Walking and bike riding tracks start at our front gate and lead you through an array of scenic trails, forest tracks following Puffing Billy train line and down to Emerald Lake for paddle boats, bbq's and birdlife. Gemco local theatre holds amazing plays and only a 100m walk from our accommodation.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Get off at Belgrave Station and then hop on Puffin 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Victoria, Australia region
Situated in the Dandenong Ranges, Emerald is home to the Puffing Billy Steam Train. Emerald is a 3 minute drive from the end of Wellington Road, which runs into North Road. It is an easy straight drive from Melbourne along the Monash freeway, approximately a 45 minute drive.
Emerald is great to visit in all seasons.
In Summer, our fern clad gullies and tree canopy create a cooling atmosphere.
In Winter the steam from Puffing Billy, cosy cafes and great walking tracks through forests and around Emerald Lake create an ambience of going back in time. Emerald Lake also has its own model railway.
From Emerald you can visit all of the Dandenong ranges, all within 20 - 30 minutes drive. Daffodil and tulip farms, wineries, art galleries and wonderful cafes and restaurants
Emerald is host to the annual Pave festival, Puffing billy race, Gemco Theatre and Thomas the Tank Engine.
Emerald has Emerald Lake. Beautiful walks and marked bush tracks, take you through fern gullies and past chestnut trees. Ducks and wonderful bird life greet you at the lake and if you are a bit more active, a go on the paddle boats will build up an appetite for a warm coffee or evening meal in one of our fantastic local restaurants.
Cardinia Dam is fantastic for a picnic or bbq and spot the kangaroo, or bring a canoe onto Aura Vale lake. Both within 10 min drive.
And in the other direction we have Rickets Sanctuary, cafes nestled throughout the hills.
Emerald has its own wineries, golf courses and mountain bike tracks.
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