Wood For The Trees

House

18 Forest Avenue, Hepburn Springs VIC
  • 1-4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2-3 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms

Bushland hideaway with Scandi-inspired styling

Property reviewed by Stephanie Mikkelsen

The stillness of Victoria’s Spa Country collides with the mod styling of Scandinavian interiors at Wood For The Trees in Hepburn Springs. This two-bedroom hideaway sits on a one-acre block and comes surrounded by trees and bushland, making it a peaceful sanctuary for city breaks and weekend getaways.

Wood For The Trees is bright, modern and warm. The interior’s Scandinavian look is fresh and welcoming, with dark blues and muted pinks, blonde timbers and cosy textiles. Striking artwork, feature lighting pendants, and a mix of contemporary and retro-style furniture are scattered throughout, too.

Guests enter through the laundry and kitchen – complete with Smeg fridge, in keeping with the Scandinavian theme – and walk into the generous lounge and dining space. Your eyes will caught by the vast wooden deck beyond the sliding doors and, depending on the weather, you first move might be to open these doors to allow a gentle breeze to fill the house. Or, in winter, guests can get straight to lighting the wood-burning fire. If you choose the latter, be quick to claim the corner perch of the L-shaped couch and settle in for the night with Netflix and Foxtel.

Of a sunny morning, breakfasts are best enjoyed al fresco at the round café tables where you can sip coffee and nibble on toast corners while reading a morning newspaper or staring out across the expansive view. Like the idea of having a lazy brunch out? The main road of Hepburn Springs is a leisurely 15-minute walk away. You can also stroll down the road to Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa. 

Amenities

  • TV
  • Cable TV
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Books
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Stovetop
  • Pantry items
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Crockery/utensils
  • Barbecue
  • Deck
  • Outdoor dining
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Parking

Perfect for...

  • Couples
  • Romantic
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Nature

Location

Seven minutes’ walk to Jacksons Lookout. Nine minutes’ drive to Daylesford. 15 minutes’ walk to Main Road, Hepburn Springs. 1 hour 30 minutes’ drive from Melbourne. 

Minimum night stay

2 nights

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Cancellation policy

PAYMENT TERMS: Deposit amount is 50% of total booking value. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. Credit Card Fees apply - 3.5% Amex/Diners & 2% Visa/Mastercard. Security bond required: $250 credit card authorisation or refundable cash deposit. CANCELLATION TERMS: This operator has a NO REFUNDS policy. If accommodation is able to be re-booked for the same dates a credit voucher for the total deposit paid less a minimum $75 administration fee will be issued. If the cancelled property is not able to be re-booked for the same dates the following cancellation fees apply: 30 days or more prior to arrival - 25% of the total rate. 15-29 days prior to your arrival - 50% of the total rate. 14 days or less prior to arrival - 100% of the total rate. A non-refundable booking fee equal to $10 per night is included in the total rate. A minimum $75 administration fee applies to all cancelled bookings. Booking Fees and processing fees are non-refundable. Any funds remaining after the deduction of cancellation administration and booking fees will be distributed in the form of a credit voucher with 6 months validity. A request to amend a booking will be treated as a cancellation. We highly recommend travel insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances.

Check-in policy

Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00