Secluded comfort

Choose from our continental or gourmet breakfast ingredients to prepare and enjoy at your leisure.


Located off the Warburton Highway in Wandin North, Westering Cottage is centrally located to explore all the delights of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Set on five acres of garden and bushland, the cottage is fully self-contained with its own entrance, a private deck and courtyard barbecue. This peaceful setting is the ideal place to relax and unwind after a day full of fun and good food. A second full-sized fridge in the bar on the deck is available for longer stay guests to keep your supplies cold. A detailed list of other amenities is below. Information for pet owners is also below. If you still have questions contact the owner.


Off street secure parking

Park at the cottage entrance. Space available for caravan / camper, horse float.

Queen bed

Quality hotel-grade mattress with luxury cotton linen supplied (two or more nights only). Guests staying one night need to supply sheet, doona cover and pillowcases - pillows and doona supplied.

Ensuite bathroom

Spacious shower with rain-head. Wallawa Indigenous Botanical Skincare products. Thick bath towels. Hair dryer supplied.

Pet Friendly

Dogs are welcome subject to conditions.

49" Smart TV, DVD & CD

Selection of DVDs (including Blue Ray) and CDs. A second TV in bar area.

Air conditioning / heating

Reverse cycle airconditoner/heating and a ceiling fan ensure comfort.

Breakfast included

Ingredients for continental breakfast provided, including fresh juice, local fruits with yoghurt and homemade granola or standard cereals, bread, butter and homemade jams. Generous fresh ingredients for a hearty cooked breakfast are included in the cost.

Stove-top cooking, microwave, barbecue

Enjoy the relaxing freedom of self-catering with our herbs & spices, well-equipped kitchen and barbecue.

Free Wifi available

You'll find the password in the Guest Guide in the Cottage.

Indoor and outdoor dining

Enjoy snacks, refreshments and meals at your private bar overlooking the garden, or the dining table options of inside, on the deck and at the barbecue.

Wardrobe & hanging space

A wardrobe is available with hanging space and shelves plus clothing hooks in the bedroom.

Outdoor spa

The perfect way to end a busy day exploring the delights of the Yarra Valley and Dandenongs

Tea, coffee, fresh milk supplied

A selection of teas and coffee is available for the enjoyment of guests. Plunger or Nespresso coffee.

Welcome snack & refreshments

Guests will find a homemade snack and refreshing drink on their arrival.

Mountain Views

Enjoy the fresh air of the Yarra Valley and views to the Great Dividing Range from the barbecue and as you stroll around our garden.

Private Entrance

Guests can park at the front door to the Cottage and are free to come and go as you please. Just leave the key in the key lock so it does not get lost!


No extra charge for pets.

Westering is a wonderful place for owners to run and play with their dog in the paddocks and spacious lawns.

 We ask owners to confirm their agreement with the cottage House Rules for Pet Owners for their pet’s safety and the comfort of other guests.
 Please ask for the Pet House Rules at time of booking. 

Dogs must be well socialised, house trained (including not to get on the bed/bedding unless asked), and present no threat to children or other dogs.   

Owners need to bring their pet’s bed,  food and water bowls and a towel is a good idea in case the grass is wet. 

Dogs must not be left in the cottage unattended. 

Dogs are not allowed on the bed / bedding.

Owners are responsible for their pet and must keep them under control at all times.  The property has rural fencing

To protect our birdlife and small mammals and marsupials that frequent our garden and bush, cats are not generally accepted. 

Maggie at Cottage

RATES 2024

Includes exclusive use of hot tub / spa. Longer stay discounts available. Please contact the owner.

Request a booking and secure your dates.
Monday to Thursday
  • Minimum 2 nights
  • Country cooked breakfast supplies
  • Continental breakfast supplies
  • Exclusive use of outdoor heated spa
Friday to Sunday / Public holidays
  • Minimum two nights / Discount applies for third night
  • Generous supplies for country cooked breakfasts each morning.
  • Exclusive use of the outdoor heated spa
Mid-week Special
Monday - Thursday
  • Minimum three nights
  • Includes generous cooked country breakfast supplies for first two mornings.
  • Exclusive use of outdoor heated spa.
Our stay was amazing. Just perfect for a wonderful weekend together.
Killara winery
Conny & Wayne
The best! Loved the food and coffee. Liz & Dave are great hosts.
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Guests are asked to leave the cottage and surrounds as they found it. Please report any breakages or issues to the owners as soon as possible so they can be rectified. Parties are not allowed. Requests to host a limited number of additional guests for a meal / refreshments will be considered. Guests are responsible for the security of their goods and property throughout their stay. The owners accept no responsibility for loss or damage incurred by guests during their stay.

Special conditions for pets

Dogs are welcome subject to Guests acknowledging the following conditions: This rural property is not fenced to contain dogs. The guest is responsible for the behaviour and welfare of their dog throughout their stay. The dog must be under the control of their owner at all times and must not present a threat to our resident elderly border collie, nor the owners, nor their visitors. In the interests of future guests, dogs are not allowed in / on the bed or couch. Dogs must not be left inside the cottage without responsible supervision to comply with these conditions. We can put you in touch with excellent dog sitters if you have a special engagement to attend without your dog. The dog owner will supply their dog's bed, food and drinking containers.