BRIGHT VISITORS CENTRE 1300 551 117

Merrimeet

Location: 40 Showers Avenue, Bright VIC 3741, Australia

The magic of Merrimeet - garden apartments and river cottages set in stunning woodland gardens on the banks of the Ovens River.

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 10:00

Merrimeet is the ideal getaway for couples to celebrate a special occasion, to explore the beauty of the Alpine High Country in North East Victoria, or to simply relax and do nothing.

Set in a hectare of English woodland garden on the banks of the Ovens River, Merrimeet is a Tudor grand house accompanied by three mews garden apartments and three riverbank cottages.

This elegant self-contained accommodation has been developed in the extensive grounds of one of Brights most distinctive homes. A few minutes stroll along the path by the river will take you to the heart of Bright village with its cafes, restaurants and gift shops.

Merrimeet has featured in a number of newspaper and magazine articles, most particularly in a feature article on Bright in Country Style magazine. Merrimeet is also an invited participant in the Australian Open Garden Scheme and is frequently the choice of local brides for their wedding photos.

One night accommodation, during the week, is available upon request and attracts a $15 surcharge.

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Garden Apartment - Lychgate

The garden apartments are built within the original two-storeyed Tudor style mews. They face a courtyard with a fountain and have the romance of exclusive wooded gardens within which there are numerous secluded areas for privacy and relaxation.


One of two similar ground floor apartments,"Lychgate" is so named because it sits beside a lychgate which leads down to the river.


It is one bedroomed with a queen sized bed, an ensuite with double spa bath and has a wood fire.


The galley kitchen is fully equipped to prepare snacks and meals to be enjoyed whilst viewing the old established gardens.


To book for one night please call 1300 551 117.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2

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Garden Apartment - Woodsmoke

The other ground floor apartment, "Woodsmoke",is one bedroomed with a queen size bed, an ensuite with double spa bath and has a wood fire. The lounge overlooks a fountain beyond which are the beautiful gardens.


Being triple brick with terra cotta floors, it is snug in winter and cool in summer.


To book for one night please call 1300 551 117.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2

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Middle cottage

The river cottages complement the old world English buildings with high pitched roofs and rendered walls whilst contrasting with its garden setting.


This is the propertys more open area with rockeries and ponds, deckings and verandahs.


The garden here screens for shade and privacy yet enables views sweeping down to the river.


One of two similar one-bedroom cottages, "Middle" cottage is self-contained. It has a queen size bed, double spa bath, wood fire and well-equipped galley kitchen.

The outdoor table setting on the private deck offers a view of river below the rockeries and ponds.

Shared barbecue areas and laundry facilities are available.


To book for one night please call 1300 551 117.



You will need to bring toiletries.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2

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Riverdeck cottage

"Riverdeck" cottage is the second of two similar one-bedroom self-contained cottages. It has a queen size bed, double spa bath, wood fire and well-equipped galley kitchen.

The entry to the cottage is past rockeries and ponds and the private deck here looks directly over an embankment down to the Ovens river.

Shared barbecue areas and laundry facilities are available.


To book for one night please call 1300 551 117.



You will need to bring toiletries.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2

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Stonewall Cottage

This is our family cottage. It has two spacious bedrooms with queen-sized beds and a fold-out is available. There is a large living room, a galley kitchen and a large bathroom with double spa bath. French doors open onto a private verandah and walled garden.

The family cottage sleeps 5 with the use of a foldout bed.

We reserve the right to keep this cottage for family or group use.
To book for one night please call 1300 551 117.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 5

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The Mews

This is our large upstairs attic apartment which has just been renovated. The kitchen, bathroom and wood fire have been relocated and reverse cycle air conditioning installed. The large living area now opens onto a deck which looks out into the garden and towards the river.
There are two bedrooms, one queen-sized and one double - suitable for a couple or two singles. Unsuitable for infants and children
There is a double spa bath in the main bedroom.

To book for one night please call 1300 551 117.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4
No children permitted.

  • Adult Retreat
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Courtesy Transfer
  • Outdoor Setting
  • Self contained
  • Toaster
  • Wood Fire
  • Barbeque
  • Children permitted on request
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea/Coffee
  • VCR
  • Breakfast optional
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Directions: Enter Bright on the Great Alpine Road, turn into Star Road at the roundabout, cross the bridge over the Ovens River, turn left at the T-intersection and left again into Showers Avenue.

Special events

Participant in Australian Open Garden Scheme- Spring 2004 - Autumn 2005.

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Cancellation Policy

When deposits are received it is accepted as a 2-way contract. We will honour your booking and expect you to do the same. However if circumstances necessitate a cancellation deposits will be refunded if reasonable notice is given - 1 months notice full return - 2 weeks notice half return and - 1 weeks notice forfeit deposit. When a cancelled booking is re-booked by us we will return the deposit less a $25 administration fee.

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