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TOP PADDOCK PROMOTIONS.

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Stay 3 nights for the price of 2

$540 ( 1 couple )
$620 ( 1 couple / 1 single )
$840 ( 2 couples )
$900 ( 2 singles )

midweek

Monday to Thursday.

Stay 4 nights for the price of 3.

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Perfect for any occasion.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

How many people does the retreat accommodate?

The house can accommodate either 2 couples, 1 couple, 3 people ( 1 couple and a single), or 2 singles. Privacy is ensured – each bedroom is separated by a vast living area. Both bedrooms afford wonderful mountain views – at dawn and dusk each day expect to see kangaroos grazing outside your bedroom window!

Do we get the house to ourselves?

Yes. All bookings are for the exclusive use of the residence, we have a different tariff for 1 couple, 2 couples, 3 people or 2 singles.

What is the minimum length of stay?

There is a 2 night minimum stay, with a 1 night stay incurring a $50 surcharge. 4 night minimum stay during Easter and Melbourne Cup weekend.

Will I be able to observe kangaroos from the house?

Yes, many kangaroos and native birds graze and feed quite close to the house and you can watch them through the windows.

Do you cater for children and pets?

We have some potential hazards for toddlers and young children such as a wood burning fire, for this reason we consider the property “suitable for adults” with the exception of infants and children over 16. With regard to pets, because of our proximity to the National park and the kangaroos and birds, sorry, but we are unable to accommodate your pets.

Is there a non-smoking policy?

Yes, Guests must refrain from smoking within the property.

What is your cancellation policy?

28-14 days prior 25% deposit held.
Less than 14 days full deposit held.
If another booking is taken for the cancelled dates, then we will of course provide a full refund.

CHECKING IN / CHECKING OUT

Where do I pick up the keys?

You will receive full instructions, a key access code, and route information including travel tips upon final payment of your booking.

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in: any time after 3pm. Checkout: 10.30 am.

Do you offer late check-out?

Unfortunately not. We need to allow time to maintain the meticulous standard of the house and garden, as you will appreciate if you have previously stayed at Top Paddock. We therefore regret that we cannot provide late checkout.

What do we need to do when checking out?

Ensure that you lock the rear & front door and replace the key in the security box. Turn off all lights, draw the curtains and blinds. Also please leave us a note in our guestbook – we appreciate your feedback.

What do we need to clean?

Cleaning of the property is included in your tariff however we request that you leave the house in a clean and tidy condition with dishes washed and put away, bins emptied, tables and kitchen benches wiped down, BBQ cleaned (if used).

Please dispose of rubbish correctly (there is a bin at the front gate). If a breakage does occur, please let us know so that it can be fixed or replaced in time for the next guest.

Please try to avoid moving furniture as it is heavy work for Jenny to replace.

FACILITIES / INCLUSIONS

What is provided?

Bed linen and towels of pure cotton, extra pillows, a cosy doona and cotton blankets, ironing board, iron and hairdryers, liquid hand/body wash. In the kitchen there are tea towels, tea bags, ground coffee, condiments, aluminium foil, paper towel and serviettes.

What do we need to bring?

Food supplies and personal items.

Is there heating and cooling.

Yes. We have a cosy wood fire plus split system heating and cooling. There is additional heating in the bedrooms and bathrooms for those cooler nights.

Are there baths or spa baths?

Because all water utilised on the property is pure rainwater and we need to be careful with this precious resource, both bathrooms have comfortable, walk-in showers.

What is in the kitchen?

The kitchen is well-equipped with ceramic cooktop and fan-forced oven, microwave, electric jug, toaster, citrus juicer, electric wok and portable electric grill to use outside. There is also an ample supply of pots and pans, utensils, cutlery, crockery, glasses, coffee plungers, teapots.

Can we cook and eat outside?

Yes. We have an alfresco kitchen with push button electric cookplate and also a portable electric grill. There are dining areas in both the back courtyard and the front terrace.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Hand-washing facilities available at the external sink where there is also an extendable clothes line.

ENTERTAINMENT

Do you have an entertainment system?

Yes, we have a good quality audio/video system and an ample collection of music and videos.

What other entertainment options do you provide?

We have a great selection of books. There is also playing cards and chess set.

Are there any restaurants in the area?

Yes there are a number of top quality cafes and restaurants in the area. Check out our things to do section for more details.

Can I buy provisions and dine in the area?

The Happy Wanderer Caravan Park has a small kiosk and bottle shop. Coffees and tasting platters available at Grampians Olive Co. and Wander Inn. Gourmet dining at Deirdre’s at Laharum Grove or Meringa Springs (reservations required).

Guest Reviews.

'What a Magical place this is, with astounding views and lovely Kangaroos!'Lotte & Jues Germany
'What a Gem! Magnificent Night Skies!'Bev & Col
'Well what can we say apart from just Amazing!'Bec & Andrew
‘Such a brilliant place to sit and watch Australia!’Toby & Helen U.K.
‘We have been swept away by the Magic of Top Paddock!’Niki & Alan
‘A special place with surprises at every corner!’Rob & Annie
'What a wonderful experience, a weekend in this gorgeous place!'Chris & Carl

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