Luxurious Unique, Private Paradise-Kangaroo Manor


Entire home hosted by Louise

  1. 8 guests
  2. 4 bedrooms
  3. 4 beds
  4. 2 baths
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
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Kangaroo Manor is a luxurious 40 acre private paradise, offering you a truly unique Australian Experience. From the moment you drive up the magnificent drive, this architecturally designed, hexagonal glass house takes in the breathtaking views. High ceilings, glass walls, very private, huge pool, we have a river walk on the property and it's close to wineries and all the Yarra Valley has to offer. Only an hour from Melbourne CBD.

The space
This is a unique property built by a well-known meditation teacher as a healing retreat. Completely isolated, it is a hexagon with glass walls and a cellar. The property is 40 acres and set in the Little Yarra Valley offshoot of the Upper Yarra Valley. Our house is located on a high island of the valley with views that stun. We have approx 700 metres of Little Yarra River frontage with several acres of rain-forest (wet sclerophyll). There is also a pine forest and walks everywhere. We even have an old gold mine!

STYLE - The house is made from wood, much of which was originally cut from the property. I like to think it is a bit 'African Safari', it is the perfect excuse to escape the city and enjoy a more peaceful way of life.

WHY IS THE HOUSE UNIQUE? - Everyone who comes to the house adores it. They gasp at the views, revel in the serenity and marvel at the connection to nature. We have 200 kangaroos on the lawn and wombats by the pool at night as well as two resident kangaroos that visit often.

In addition to staying at our lovely house, we also provide the following so you can really enjoy your stay:
- A magnificent horizon pool setting with barbecue

- A walk-in pantry with all of the basic cooking condiments including locally produced olive oil, salt/pepper, spices, herbs, flour, sugar, tea, coffee etc.
- Dishwasher
- Bread-maker, slow-cooker, juicer.
- Microwave
- Double Liebherr fridge

- Main bathroom completely renovated with a spa and double vanities
- Ensuite bathroom
- Our water is all natural from the tank. The pressure and supply is excellent

The house has four large bedrooms each has a 4 queen bed.

The master bedroom looks out over the valley and is truly a beauty to behold. The other bedrooms look over the garden. The kangaroos come onto the lawn in the morning and you can watch the clouds pass up the valley and even see snow on Donna Buang on the colder days.

The house is fully centrally heated, and has fans in every room for the warmer months. There is also a lovely open fireplace to cosy up to in the cooler months.

Our pool is huge. It is nearly 25 metres long and 10 feet deep (to mix my measures) at the deep end. The deck around the pool is expansive so there is plenty of room for entertaining during your stay.

Modern laundry with all the amenities.

Apart from very large decks all around the house and pool, there is a terrace with large modern barbecue. We have large outdoor tables on the front and rear decks as well as the pool deck.

The garden is planted with rare and exotic plants and large established trees as well as a substantial orchard.

Wineries, micro-breweries, restaurants, shops and country living are all at your doorstep. There are approximately 16 wineries within a 30 minute drive of Warburton.

The start of the popular Warburton Trail is also nearby. This is 29 km of gravel path for bikes, walking or horse-riding. There is also the aqueduct trail, close access to national forest and drives and trails on the property.

Other sporting activities include:
- Golf at the Warburton Golf Club (10 min drive)
- Cycling (local bike hire)
- Hot air ballooning at Healesville
- Nancy's of the Valley cafe at Yarra Junction
- Oscars restaurant at Warburton

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Garden view
Mountain view
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Private outdoor pool - saltwater
Private hot tub
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Yarra Junction, Victoria, Australia

Our view is world leading, unhindered by anything but trees, paddocks and mountains. We look out over the fabulous upper Yarra Valley and the experience all starts on the beautiful 3/4km tree-lined drive. There are plenty of paths through our own paddocks, dry forest and rain forest as well as a pine forest with plentiful pine mushrooms. The bush along our river is said to hold the original aboriginal track and the water is always abundant, fresh and clear.
In the area there are regular markets, wineries, pubs, restaurants, cafes, many long tendered walking tracks, bike hire, horse events, ballooning and . .. anything else you heart desires.

Hosted by Louise

  1. Joined in January 2013
  • 488 Reviews
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Professional speaker living in Yarra Valley and travel extensively with work interstate and internationally.


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During your stay

We are happy to welcome guests between 5pm - 6pm all other self check in details will be provided upon booking confirmation. We are available if you require any further assistance but only if requested and prefer to leave you to enjoy your stay.

Owner & Maintenance team live on the property but are completely separate, we share the driveway in and out only so you will have complete privacy of the house and property. We are available if an urgent matter arises.
We are happy to welcome guests between 5pm - 6pm all other self check in details will be provided upon booking confirmation. We are available if you require any further assistance…

Louise is a Superhost

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House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with smart lock
No smoking
No pets

Health & safety

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
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Smoke alarm

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