Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat at Mount Buffalo Olives

Location: 307 Mount Buffalo Road, Porepunkah Vic 3740, Australia

A relaxing rural retreat nestled into the side of Mount Buffalo, Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat offers a unique traveling experience.

Set in the middle of a working olive grove, our exclusive, self contained cottage comes well appointed, offers commanding views of the Ovens Valley and Victorian Alps, has a swimming pool and is less than 10 minutes from Bright.

Arrival Time: 15:00 | Departure Time: 11:00

Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat at Mt Buffalo Olives is a fully air-conditioned rural retreat. Perfect for a romantic escape, an anniversary, special occasion or a weekend (or week) away.

As the only guests on the property at any time, your resident hosts, Elisa and Colin,look foraward to providing you a very special holiday experience.

We are nestled into the foot of Mount Buffalo and central to the most popular tourist attractions in the North East of Victoria including Bright, the ski fields, Myrtleford, Mt Beauty and historic Beechworth and in the heart of the Great Alpine Valleys famous for its regional produce, gourmet food and exquisite wine.

The cottage is smartly appointed with leather furniture, a fully equipped kitchen including stainless steel appliances and quality linen in the bedroom and bathroom. An eleven-metre swimming pool with glorious views of the Ovens Valley and the Victorian Alps is just outside your door.

Our unique cottage offers many natural attractions. It sits at the top of our 50 acre farm, overlooking the olive grove. We bound the Mount Buffalo National Park and have the privilege of sharing our property with kangaroos, wombats, possums and an amazing mix of native bird life including wrens, robins, parrots and Wedge Tail Eagles.

A 30 minute drive will take you to the top of the Mount Buffalo Plateau and one of the most stunning National Parks in Australia.

Along with relaxing on the deck or sitting by the pool you can wander through the olive grove or walk around the property border taking in the views of the Mount Buffalo Gorge.

For the more energetic, bring your bicycle and ride the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail and ride into Bright or Myrtleford and beyond. The serious cyclist can ride the Mount Buffalo Ascent to the historic Chalet.

The cottage is ideal for a couple but will accommodate four people. It has one bedroom on a mezzanine floor with a queen size bed and an easy chair that converts to a full size single bed. The leather lounge in the living room (downstairs) converts to a queen size bed. We can also provide a porta cot.

A breakfast basket is included in the tariff on weekends and comprises cereal, milk, juice, bacon, eggs, breads and condiments, tea and coffee.

This relaxing setting is less than a 10 minute drive to Bright.

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Mt Buffalo Olives

Queen bed and single sofa bed upstairs, double sofa bed downstairs.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast optional
  • Clock Radio
  • Cot Available
  • Electric Oven
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Plasma TV
  • Self contained
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Barbeque
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Clothes Airer
  • Dishwasher
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Playground
  • Separate Toilet
  • Television
  • Wood Fire
  • Bath
  • Child Friendly
  • Cooking Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • In-house Movies
  • Microwave
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
  • Swimming Pool
  • Toaster

Directions: From Melbourne: Hume Hwy to Milawa exit (exit after the large BP service station/ McDonalds on either side of the Hwy at Glenrowan). Follow signs to Milawa, then to Myrtleford (turn right onto the Great Alpine Road at the end T intersection). From Myrtleford follow the Great Alpine Road towards Bright. .

BEFORE you get to Bright you come to the village of Porepunkah. At the large roundabout take the third exit onto the Mount Buffalo Road (towards the National Park entrance). Follow the Mount Buffalo Road for 3kms and 70 metres. Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat at Mount Buffalo Olives is on the left at 307.

If you arrive at the National Park entrance, you've gone too far!

From Sydney/Albury/Wodonga: Hume Hwy to exit Wangaratta/Great Alpine Road. Follow Great Alpine Road to Myrtleford. From Myrtleford, same as above.



Cancellation Policy

If cancellation occurs less than 30 days prior to the arrival date we will endeavor to rebook the accommodation. If successful full payment/deposit will be refunded less a $25.00 administration levy. If rebooking is unsuccessful Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat will retain 25% of the accommodation fee. For cancellations more than 30 days prior to the arrival date a full refund will be paid less a $25.00 administration levy.

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