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Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate

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Dromana mountain villa with fireplace and kitchen

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Red Hill South, VIC, Australia

Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Parking available
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • In a rural location
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In Dromana
  • Foxeys Hangout - 42 min walk
  • Bald Hill Nature Conservation Reserve - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Dromana Beach - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • Kangerong Nature Conservation Reserve - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Rosebud Beach - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

2 Queen Beds

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About this villa


Built completely over a vineyard lake, each of the three villas provide the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. Each villa is identical and provides an open plan living/dining and fully equipped kitchen with separate king bedroom (twin beds available on request). Practical needs are met with a walk in robe, full laundry and a huge bathroom with spa bath. Quality Certified organic and Australian toiletries provided.

Relax on the north facing balcony overlooking the lake and feed the friendly resident ducks.

In winter, cozy up by the wood fire.

Suitable for couples looking for a rural romantic escape or suits groups travelling together, but like their own space as you can book all three villas.

Wheelchair friendly as each villa has ramp access, walk in shower, grab handles in shower and toilet, etc.

Each villa sleeps up to 2 persons, however there is a pull out double sofa which can sleep an additional 2 persons if required (additional cost is $100). NB: 2 night minimum all weekends.


A gourmet breakfast hamper is supplied for your first morning. Stays of 2 nights or longer receive a bottle of Crittenden Estate Geppetto NV Brut. You will also receive a complimentary wine tasting for 2 at the on-site wine centre.

On-site you can visit the Crittenden Wine Centre and taste Crittenden Estates Award winning wines. You may also choose to dine at the on-site restaurant- Stillwater (Bookings essential). There is a full sized tennis court with racquets and balls provided, or you may choose to walk around the lake with a glass of wine in hand.

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Terms and Conditions:

We appreciate that most guests will respect our property, however we must state the following conditions:

- The Villas are accessed via a 4 digit security pin number. Access details will not be provided until the Total Balance has been paid in full. You MUST bring this pin-code to gain access to the Villa. There is no guarantee that someone will be contactable upon arrival.

- Guests agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of Lakeside Villas.

- The number of guests should not exceed the number stated on the Confirmation notice, fees will apply. Parties and Functions are strictly prohibited, use contrary to this may result in additional costs being charged.

- Departure: the property should be left in a similar state to its condition on arrival. Check-out time is 10.30am at the latest, to allow time to prepare the property for next guests.

- The owner reserves the right to use existing payment facilities to compensate for Damage, Theft and loss, or any excess cleaning costs or costs incurred as a result of the tenant's actions. Disturbance to our neighbours, including excessive noise, is prohibited and may result in termination of rental or compensation for the aggrieved party.

- As you are aware the Lakeside Villas are situated in a rural area. We do advise that as much as we like to assist with the maintenance we do not control nature. On occasion we can see an

elevated presence of certain insects including flies, wasps & mosquito's etc. We have provided insect repellent for all villas to use in these circumstances.
- The Villa number you have booked may not be the Villa number allocated to you. It is the managers discretion as to which villa you will be allocated.

- The number of guests staying in the Villa must not exceed the number of guests booked and paid for. The sofa bed may be used for a surcharge and by prior arrangement only.

- Additional costs may be charged to a guest’s bond in the event that damage, beyond ordinary wear and tear, has been caused to the room and/or its contents and if items are missing. Without prejudice to any other remedies available, Owner shall be entitled to debit the bond with quoted value of repairs/replacement.

- No Fake tan of any kind is to be used whist staying at the Villas- if any damage is caused as a result, the extra laundering/ replacement linen will be charged to your credit card.

- The guest is required to leave the property in the same clean, neat and tidy condition, as it was upon arrival. Additional costs may be charged to a guest’s bond if additional cleaning services are required. This fee is based on $75 per hour.

- We ask that after 10pm (11pm on a Saturday night) guests adhere to our noise curfew and keep all noise to a quiet minimum. Should we receive a noise complaint from another unrelated guest in an adjoining Villa for noise made within the Villa, you will be liable to pay compensation for disturbing their stay. This may mean compensating their accommodation cost.

- No pets. No smoking inside villas.

- Please be aware that the property is a working vineyard with cellar door and restaurant facilities attached. We do our utmost to ensure you will not be inconvenienced by vineyard activities.

- If personal items are left behind, we are happy to post to you at your cost upon request. Loss - the owners take no responsibility for the tenant’s personal property.

- The Lakeside Villas are fully self-contained and are not serviced daily. You will be provided with a breakfast hamper for your first morning and a bottle of Crittenden Estate Sparkling wine on arrival (for stays of 2 nights or longer AND if booked directly through

- Wedding parties are required to take all large boxes and all wedding related items/rubbish with them. No rose petals are to be used on the floor or bedding.

- There is only one vehicle car space allocated per villa. If you have extra visitors, please advise them to park their vehicle in the restaurant/ wine centre car park.

- As we are on a rural property, the water system is heated by electricity. Although it is a large system suitable for the villa, there is a finite amount of water in the reservoir. Please consider this if you wish to fill the spa and have a shower/ wash dishes at a similar time. The reservoir will take time to heat again.

- As is the case with all electricity, from time to time we may experience blackouts which also controls the water supply. Although it is an inconvenience, this is beyond our control and no compensation can be provided.

Cancellation Policy:

- 25% of total tariff is non refundable once booking has been confirmed.

- Cancelling within 30 days prior to arrival date, 50% of total tariff will be retained.

- Cancelling within 14 days of arrival date, 100% of total tariff will be


-The above applies to any changes/ amendments


Red Hill South, VIC, Australia
  • In Dromana
  • Foxeys Hangout - 42 min walk
  • Bald Hill Nature Conservation Reserve - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km

What’s around


  • In Dromana
  • Foxeys Hangout - 42 min walk
  • Bald Hill Nature Conservation Reserve - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Dromana Beach - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • Kangerong Nature Conservation Reserve - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Rosebud Beach - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km
  • Dromana Bushland Reserve - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Safety Beach - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Port Phillip Estate - 3.9 mi / 6.4 km
  • Stan Williams Reserve - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Red Hill South Bushland Reserve - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km

Getting around

  • Melbourne Morroadoo Station - 15 min drive
  • Bittern Station - 16 min drive
  • Melbourne Crib Point Station - 18 min drive

The villa

Key facts

  • Villa (1292 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Car required
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bedroom - 2 queen beds
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower/tub combination, 1 shower, 1 jetted bathtub, and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Highchair
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Games
  • Massages
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Zoo nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Tennis courts


  • Access to spa tub


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Fireplace

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 4

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 2:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

The property is provided by our partners at Vrbo, an Expedia Group company. You’ll receive a confirmation email from Vrbo once you’ve completed your booking.


  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.
  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed


  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Also known as

  • Lakeside At Crittenden Estate
  • Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate Villa
  • Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate Melbourne
  • Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate Villa Melbourne


  • Private host
  • This property is managed by a private host. Private hosts offer properties for booking not as a trade, business, or profession.


  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Xpress Gourmet Pizza (3 mi), Two Buoys (3.1 mi), and Linden Tree Restaurant (3.8 mi).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, basketball, and birdwatching. Relax in the spa tub after a day on the slopes or enjoy the use of a garden.