THE BURROW

Stunning Earth Covered Accommodation

THE BURROW

 

Stunning Earth Covered Accommodation

the burrow
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The Burrow night
FEATURES

Two bedrooms
Living area, kitchenette dining
Tea and coffee making facilities with locally roasted “Arrandene” coffee
TV, Blu-ray player, Bluetooth iPod speaker, books, magazines
Spacious bathroom
Large private patio
BBQ
Porta-cot and high chair available on request

Sorry -no pets

bathroom
bedroom
ACTIVITIES

View the Mitchell River Silt Jetties from Down to Earth Farm Retreat and then take a short drive to walk along the Jetties.
Bairnsdale is a little over 10 minutes away to the west and Lakes Entrance is 25 minutes to the east.
Fish in the lakes or in any or all of the rivers – the Mitchell, Nicholson or Tambo. Travel the short distance to Bruthen and the Bullant Brewery or north from Bruthen along the Great Alpine Road towards Omeo.
There are wineries close by, orchards and weekend markets. Take a walk on the rail trail, or a cruise on the lakes.
Visit Raymond Island to see the koalas or travel to the Buchan caves. There are wonderful walks or enjoy coffee by the lake at Metung or Paynesville.

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ENVIRONMENT

Explore the diversity of this special landscape, wander through the vegetable gardens and enclosed orchards and relax in the environmentally friendly, innovative underground accommodation that may be a blueprint for the future.

Self sufficient
Secluded
Underground living

These Grand Design style buildings have been featured in the “Gippsland Magazine” and provide the perfect place to enjoy the seclusion of a farmstay, investigate the benefits of eco-smart living and a more self-sustainable way of life.
The views come first. Not visible until entering the property, you will be met with sweeping 360 degree views from the Gippsland Lakes to the Great Dividing Range. The unique buildings come next. Constructed inside the earth with native garden roof. The glass faces of the buildings protrude and guests can view the rural and bush environment whilst relaxing inside.

The property features:
Rainforest with dense red-fruited saw sedge plants towering to over 3 metres
Rocky outcrops overlooking the Nicholson River valley to the north
Wildlife sanctuary regions
Vegetable gardens and orchards
Farmland
Staying at Down to Earth Farm Retreat is a lifestyle experience. Leave the pressures of modern life behind and let life find its balance. Be healthy in fresh country air and spend time in nature. See native animals in their natural environment and bring a torch for a night walk.

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sheep

 

What we love…

The Burrow is a unique opportunity to experience what earth sheltered building and living is about. The building is constructed inside the earth with native garden roof. The glass faces of the buildings protrude and guests can view the rural and bush environment whilst relaxing inside. Unforgettable views, and a 130 acre farm property to explore in the heart of the East Gippsland Lakes and Wilderness region.


 

Tell me more

A great opportunity to experience this newly constructed accommodation experience at Down to Earth Farm Retreat. The Burrow is an “earth-sheltered” building, nestled beautifully into the landscape with stunning 360 degree views.


 

Get the Facts

Where is it? East Gippsland

What? Earth covered retreat

Styles of Accommodation? Self contained for 4 guests

Who?  One or two couples or a small family.

Accessible? Please enquire

How much?  Book as the “two bedroom apartment”

CHECK RATES


 

Sounding Good?  Read on…

New, luxury accommodation just 3Km off the highway and 10m minutes from Bairnsdale, Down to Earth Farm Retreat, on its 130 secluded acres will surprise you.These Grand Design style buildings were recently featured in the “Gippsland Magazine”.

The views come first. Not visible until entering the property, you will be met with sweeping 360 degree views from the Gippsland Lakes to the Great Dividing Range.

The unique buildings come next. Constructed inside the earth with native garden roof. The glass faces of the buildings protrude and guests can view the rural and bush environment whilst relaxing inside.

This is a perfect example of sustainable living in this environmentally friendly, energy efficient retreat.

The Burrow sleeps four. There is a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities.

There are two bedrooms, with a Queen and double bed. The bathroom is stunning. It has a private patio, BBQ and free Wi-Fi. The use of recycled timber for furnishings is a feature. The north wall is glass, and looks over the Ironbark and Red Box trees to the Great Dividing Range. Walk up the stone stairway and take in the views towards Lakes Entrance, the Mitchell River Silt Jetties and Raymond Island.

Suitable for one or two couples, or small families, there is lots to do. There are two wineries just minutes away, or try your luck fishing the Nicholson, Mitchell or Tambo rivers – all within 10 minutes.

Host: Graham and Debbie
Address: Mulhollands Road
Sarsfield VIC 3875 Australia

PRICE RATE POLICY
Every enquiry and booking through GREEN GETAWAYS AUSTRALIA shows your support for the fabulous environmental initiatives undertaken by this property. That’s SO good to know!

Book as the “two bedroom apartment”

BOOK NOW

FEATURES

Two bedrooms
Living area, kitchenette dining
Tea and coffee making facilities with locally roasted “Arrandene” coffee
TV, Blu-ray player, Bluetooth iPod speaker, books, magazines
Spacious bathroom
Large private patio
BBQ
Porta-cot and high chair available on request

ACTIVITIES

View the Mitchell River Silt Jetties from Down to Earth Farm Retreat and then take a short drive to walk along the Jetties.
Bairnsdale is a little over 10 minutes away to the west and Lakes Entrance is 25 minutes to the east.
Fish in the lakes or in any or all of the rivers – the Mitchell, Nicholson or Tambo. Travel the short distance to Bruthen and the Bullant Brewery or north from Bruthen along the Great Alpine Road towards Omeo.
There are wineries close by, orchards and weekend markets. Take a walk on the rail trail, or a cruise on the lakes.
Visit Raymond Island to see the koalas or travel to the Buchan caves. There are wonderful walks or enjoy coffee by the lake at Metung or Paynesville.

ENVIRONMENT

Explore the diversity of this special landscape, wander through the vegetable gardens and enclosed orchards and relax in the environmentally friendly, innovative underground accommodation that may be a blueprint for the future.
Self sufficient, secluded, underground living.

These Grand Design style buildings have been featured in the “Gippsland Magazine” and provide the perfect place to enjoy the seclusion of a farmstay, investigate the benefits of eco-smart living and a more self-sustainable way of life.
The views come first. Not visible until entering the property, you will be met with sweeping 360 degree views from the Gippsland Lakes to the Great Dividing Range. The unique buildings come next. Constructed inside the earth with native garden roof. The glass faces of the buildings protrude and guests can view the rural and bush environment whilst relaxing inside.
The property features:
Rainforest with dense red-fruited saw sedge plants towering to over 3 metres
Rocky outcrops overlooking the Nicholson River valley to the north
Wildlife sanctuary regions
Vegetable gardens and orchards
Farmland
Staying at Down to Earth Farm Retreat is a lifestyle experience. Leave the pressures of modern life behind and let life find its balance. Be healthy in fresh country air and spend time in nature. See native animals in their natural environment and bring a torch for a night walk.

 

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