• Marlee - Front Drive
  • Marlee - Lounge
  • Marlee - Bedroom (Queen)
  • Marlee - ensuite
  • Marlee - wood heater
  • Marlee - Bedroom
  • Marlee - Lounge to Kitchen


Last Minute
Wood Fire

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Marlee – what a hideaway!  Queen bed | en-suite  | bush setting | Wifi


Marlee – what a hideaway!  Queen bed | en-suite  | bush setting | Wifi

Marlee – bush setting but walking distance to town!  Queen bed | en-suite  | bush setting | Wifi

Marlee is a very cute, little cottage tucked away in bush yet just 2 minutes drive from Daylesford.  Offering something a bit different to all the old miner’s cottages, Marlee is more modern and a bit like a large cabin.  She is tastefully styled and perfect for one person or a couple looking for peace and tranquillity. Those who particularly enjoy bush walks (Tipperary Spring is close by) will love the idea of walking tracks right outside your door.  Trees and shrubs surround the cottage and there’s a small damn tucked in the valley close by, so you will see plenty of birds and other wildlife.  Marlee is the Daylesford escape that really gives you a restful weekend, far from the hub of city life.  You won’t hear traffic, voices or activity yet you have the option to quickly “pop” into town if need be.

Marlee is fully self-contained, with a kitchen and open plan living that includes the dining area and snug.  Comfortable seating, a large TV, rustic outlook, plus a wood fire (seasonal) makes for a great stay whatever the season.  The queen bedroom has an en-suite (shower, toilet and vanity) and there is also a little sunny nook where you can check your computer or catch up on a bit of work.  But don’t stay there long…there is plenty to do in Daylesford.

Like many properties in the country, this cottage is on tank water that is perfectly drinkable, however, we suggest you bring your own bottled water if that’s what you prefer.  Although on one level, Marlee is not wheelchair friendly.

Unique Features and Appointments:

  • 1 queen bed (standard)
  • En-suite (shower, vanity and toilet)
  • Living/dining/full kitchen open plan
  • Small sun nook
  • TV and board games
  • Electric heater in bedroom; wood fire (seasonal) in living area
  • Off street parking
  • Tank water
  • Very close to Daylesford township
  • Rustic bush setting
  • Couples retreat (baby is fine, but not for toddlers)
  • WIFI
  • Sorry no BBQ
  • Sorry no pets


If you feel like horse riding during your stay, there is a riding school – Boomerang Ranch – just around the corner within walking distance.  There is another cottage in front of Marlee that is occasionally used by the owner but it is quite separate. It is more than likely you will be the only ones there.

Minimum stay booking requirements
TWO nights minimum weekends
Three nights minimum long weekends
One night mid-week stays available, additional cleaning costs (within 7 days of arrival)


  • 2 minutes drive to Mill Market
  • Walk to Boomerang Ranch Horse Riding Complex
  • 10 minutes drive to Swiss Mountain hotel


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Standard Features

All standard features are outlined in the PDF below.

pdf Map