Wild Dog Rise is a very private, modern, High Country holiday house with luxurious designer touches. Set on 25 secluded acres, the property neighbours Timbertop – Geelong Grammar School and the Mansfield State Forest. You have complete privacy and stunning views over the Delatite Valley, mountains, forests and farmland. The house is only 10 kms from Mount Buller and Mount Stirling's ski field gates. Easily explore Victoria’s majestic High Country from here.
Ideally suited for 2 - 3 families sharing or an large extended family group. The home comfortably accommodates 12 guests in 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and has spacious open plan indoor living, expansive sun decks and large grounds.
Quality bedding, linen and bath towels and wood for the Coonara Fireplace make your stay a pleasurable retreat.
There are 4 bedrooms in total which sleep 12+ people.
Bedroom 1 - King Bed - large room with private seating area and its own en-suite
Bedroom 2 - King Bed - with private area furnished with sofa and television.
Bedroom 3 - King Bed - in a cosy setting with its own television.
Bedroom 4 - Bunk Room - 3 bunks - sleeps 6 - with kids chill/play space with sofa and TV
Extra beds by special arrangements for over 12 people – extra charge applies
Bedroom 1 - couch converts to a small child’s single-futon bed - to sleep 1 additional child
Bedroom 2 - sofa converts to a double Sofa-bed - to sleep 2 people
Bedroom 4 - couch converts to a small child’s single-futon bed - to sleep 1 additional child
Cook up a storm after a blissful day of exploring, skiing, riding, wine tasting, golf or relaxing. The large country kitchen is well appointed with Bosch oven and dishwasher, 5 burner gas cook-top with wok burner, and time saving appliances such as a slow-cooker, bread-maker, coffee machine, ice-cream maker and all the pots, pans, crockery and cutlery you need to be your own Master-chef.
To ensure year round comfort, the home has a split system heating and cooling unit in the lounge, ceiling fans, evaporative coolers, heating in all the bedrooms and a large indoor wood fireplace.
Want to get away from it all but still stay connected? We have you covered! Wild Dog Rise has FOXTEL so you'll never miss a game of your favourite sports team and fast (20MBS) NBN internet so you can stay up to date … and share your amazing holiday snaps, instantly.
Time out at Wild Dog Rise – Rural Retreat will help you revive, relax, rejuvenate and reconnect. Go on … reward yourself and your loved ones.
Guests have access to two acres of beautiful Australian gardens and lawn area. Entry to pasture areas is not permitted.
We welcome your enquires and are happy to help you with planning your holiday. If you have any special needs or requests eg. portacots, high chairs, catering etc we may be contacted through our (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) page or Mobile (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Please note that we speak to all guests by phone prior to approving bookings. This is done to ensure a personal touch to our bookings and to discuss any special needs or requirements a guest may have prior to committing.
We recommend you print or save a copy of these terms and conditions for your records:
Refundable Damage Deposits Policy & Owners Special Terms
OBLIGATIONS OF GUESTS AND VISITORS
INSPECT PROPERTY ON ARRIVAL - On arrival at The Property, Guests agree to inspect The Property and take photos of and report any existing damage immediately. Guest must also notify the Owner as soon as possible of any damage, breakages, theft and/or potential risk or liability caused or discovered during the stay. Failure to do so will render the Guest liable for all costs incurred by the Owner as a result of the Guests failure to report. Guests will NOT undertake or authorise any repairs to The Property.
ANIMALS – Guests agree NOT to bring any animals to the property. No dogs, cats or other pets or animals are allowed. If pets are brought to the property you agree to forfeit the bond in full.
SMOKING - Guests agree NOT to smoke inside the Property during their stay. If smoking takes place inside the building an additional cleaning and deodorising fee will apply and this will be deducted from the bond. Smoking is permitted outside provided all properly extinguished cigarette butts are placed in an appropriate rubbish bin. Additional cleaning fees apply if cigarette butts need to be picked up from the gardens by cleaning staff.
CHILD SAFETY - The Guest agrees that various Items at the Property including toys, games and equipment will be checked by adult Guests to ensure they are age appropriate and safe for their child/ren to use. Children will only use these items under adult supervision. Items will be cleaned and returned to their original position. No responsibility lies with the Owner for the use of these Items.
RESPECTING PROPERTY – Guests agree to: comply with all House Rules, Planning Approvals and Local Government by-laws. Refrain from anti-social behaviour and abide by noise curfews. Not partake in any illegal activities during their stay. Treated furniture in the property respectfully and note that Furniture is not to be moved without owners permission. For their safety and to avoid unnecessary damage and loss of your bond, please ensure that children do not jump on the furniture. Any items removed from the property will be deducted from your bond. Upon booking this property you accept that your bond will be used for any repairs or replacement of any items that are damaged or removed during your stay.
MAINTAINING PROPERTY – Guests are required to maintain the Property in a safe, clean and hygienic state during the stay. No external fires are to be lit. If fires are lit, an appropriate cleaning and repair charge will be deducted from the Bond. No driving on lawn areas. An appropriate repair charge will be deducted from the Bond if lawns are damaged. When leaving the property guests are required to close & lock all windows and external doors and turn lights and heating off. At the end of your stay dishes must be cleaned and put away, and the dishwasher left empty. Please removed all rubbish from the bins and grounds and place it in the council bins at the front of the Property on Wild Dog Road. If you have excess rubbish, do NOT leave rubbish beside the bins on the road, but take it home or to the Mansfield Recovery Centre. The BBQ must be cleaned if it was used. You are NOT expected to make beds, clean the house, bathrooms or toilets.
LIABILITY JOINT AND SEVERAL - The Guest/s are responsible for the Property during their stay. The Guest must not assign or part with possession of the Property or any part of it or grant any licence to occupy the whole or any part of the Property. The person making the booking does so as Licensee and as Principal Agent for all other Holiday Guests on the booking, and that Guest, as well as each Holiday Guest, accepts responsibility jointly and severally for any loss or damage caused during their stay, to the Property or Contents, at Wild Dog Rise, 146 Wild Dog Road, Merrijig, 3723, Victoria, Australia. It is the responsibility of the Guest making the booking to forward these Terms and Conditions to all other Holiday Guests on their booking.
MAXIMUM GUESTS - The maximum number of adults and children at each property is limited to the number shown in the Guest's Booking. Under no circumstances will the number of people occupying the Property be greater than that specified in the Online Booking Form. The onus is on the Guest to ensure that Guests do not exceed maximum numbers and all Guests are accommodated in habitable rooms. Under no circumstances are Guests to stay in tents, swags, caravans, camper vans or any other form accommodation at the Property. The Owner reserves the right to refuse use of the Property to the Guest if the condition regarding the number of people intended to occupy the Property is not observed. Disturbance to neighbours, including excessive noise is prohibited and may result in the termination of the licence. If Guests breach the maximum number of Guests allowed at the Property, accommodate Guests in non-habitable areas or allow an excessive number of visitors to the Property, then they will be directed to leave the Property and there will be no refund for any unused portion of the booking.
VISITORS - You can invite Visitors to the property, but they are not permitted to stay overnight. Guests are responsible for any damage caused by their visitors. Guests must control all Visitors and ensure Visitors comply with the House Rules. To protect The Property, the total number of people at The Property at any time must not exceed 15 people. Whilst Visitors are permitted, they are NOT to stay overnight and the number of visitors must be managed to ensure there is no burden on The Property or neighbouring properties. Socialising must not unreasonably interfere with neighbours and Visitors must leave the property by no later than 10:00pm.
FUNCTIONS/PARTIES - You may NOT hold any function/party to which you invite other Visitors without our consent. The intention behind this is that the property is for the enjoyment of the registered Guests and to comply with normal insurance provisions and protect the property from damage and undue wear and tear. To protect the Property, the total number of people at The Property at any time must not exceed 15 people.
EVENTS – SPECIAL EVENTS - WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY – PRE WEDDING DRINKS. LOCATION FILMING – FASHION SHOOTS, ETC... If you have paid us an Event Fee, have provided us with copies of all relevant Council Event Permits and have our Written Permission To Hold An Event – the details of your allowable number of guests and the additional insurance requirements including your special terms and conditions will be outlined on the Written Permission To Hold An Event Form which will accompany your booking.
INSURANCE - Guests will not do, bring onto, keep, or permit anything on the Property which may invalidate or prejudice the conditions of any Insurance Policies relating to the Property, or cause Insurance Premiums payable to be increased. In the event of major damage that arises or is attributable to an act or omission by the Guest, Guests Visitors, or people associated with the Guest, the Owner may choose to claim on the Owners Insurance for any damage. If the Owner is successful in relation to recovering any money for such damage, then the Owner may require The Guest to pay any Insurance Excess and Additional Insurance Premium caused by the claim. The Insurance Excess and Additional Insurance Premium can be deducted from the Bond.
INDEMNITY - The Guest agrees to indemnify The Owner against any loss sustained by the Owner or any sum the Owner might at any time be liable to pay, as a result of any damage to the Property or any furniture or chattels belonging to the Owner or in relation to any claim made against the Owner, whether in relation to property damage or personal injury, or any other matter whatsoever, arising from any act or omission on the part of the Guest or anyone Visiting the Guest at the Property.
TRAVEL INSURANCE - The Guest is advised that all personal belongings, luggage, vehicles and other property of the Guest and their Visitors of any description whatsoever will be at the Property at the sole risk of the Guest or Visitor at all times. The Property Owner will not be held responsible for the theft, loss or damage of any personal property belonging to the Guest or Visitors. It is strongly recommended that Guests arrange travel insurance to cover theft, loss or damage of their personal items. Personal items accidentally left by the Guest at The Property will be kept for a maximum of 28 days and the Guest is responsible for the cost of having these items returned to them; items will be disposed of after 28 days.
CHECK IN – CHECK OUT Guests may enter the property at/or after 4.00pm on the day of Arrival. Guests must leave the property by 10.00am on the day of Departure. A Late checkout fee applies. If cleaners are kept waiting after 10:00am by late departing Guests, an additional Cleaners Fee will be deducted from the Bond to cover the cleaners waiting time.
BOND RETURN - The Bond will be held and refunded via internet bank transfer into your credit card, within 7 days after your departure, provided the Property is left in the same condition as it was at the time of your Arrival.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS - You are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions, when you proceed and make a holiday booking at Wild Dog Rise.
Hello, My wife, Marta, and I are a semi retired couple who have a rural retreat for let in Merrijig , only 10 Kms from the Mt Buller entrance gates. We welcome you to come and enjoy our Victorian High Country home. Come Skiing, Hiking, Exploring, your bound to enjoy yourselves.
When we're not hosting we may well be travelling ourselves, there is so much to see and do and when we are not travelling around Australia in our Off Road Kimberley Karavan we may choose to enjoying other hosts homes.