Cloudland - Unique experience, Whimsical and Wonderful!

Red Hill Retreat

Cloudland - Unique experience, Whimsical and Wonderful!

Bookings are open to all families and groups over 27yrs old.

RURAL RETREAT IN A PRIVATE COUNTRY PROPERTY

The property is secluded with established trees and gardens giving you and your family total privacy. The property is also conveniently positioned in central Red Hill, allowing easy access to restaurants, wineries, orchards, olive groves, horse riding, hiking trails and cafes.

Stay at Cloudland and indulge in rural life to create your own memories with good company, fresh food and fine wine.

History


Along a country road in the middle of lush hinterland lies a country house with Red Hill history.

Mr. and Mrs. Jarman visited Red Hill in the early 1900s from Devon, England to find land to plant an apple orchard. They found rich soil in Red Hill and planted their orchards and built their family home in 1921. The home was named Devonia and was the central part of the original Devon Farm estate, the largest apple orchard on the Mornington Peninsula which spread along Mornington Flinders Road from Noels Gallery to Ten Minutes by Tractor. These restaurants were once homes to their children.

Today, the home is called Cloudland and retains its original Craftsman style architecture and established gardens and has also been lovingly renovated over the years. The tractor shed has been converted to a games room, the horse stable is now a cottage and the gardens now include a swimming pool, cubby house/playground, farm paddocks, vegetable garden, rose arbor with rural views and more.

Living Zones


The house has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a renovated kitchen, large entertainment space and two separate living spaces with fireplaces. The house retains its original architectural features including high decorative ceilings, fireplaces and leadlight windows with plenty of natural light.

Enter the home and you'll find the "fireside" sitting room with large open fireplace, library, sofas with windows that look out onto the front garden and fountain.

Bed & Bath

Bedroom 1 - King Bed with en-suite bathroom and private courtyard
Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed
Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed, Single Bed and one Trundle Single bed. Please note, there is an additional Trundle Single bed if required, which can be set up in another room.

There are 3 bathrooms - one with spa tub and shower, one with claw foot bath and shower and one en-suite bathroom with a double shower.

Down the hallway is a well equipped kitchen and bar with open plan living and dining room, with a table seating for up to 12 guests. This large entertaining space has recycled local timber floorboards, beamed ceilings, fireplace, Smart TV and windows on every side with views of the gardens and valley.

Leading from the entertainment space to the outdoors is a covered terrace with an outdoor dining setting for 10 guests and a BBQ which overlooks the rear lawn, garden out to the rural views across the valley.

Cloudland has bright cream interior and an eclectic mix of antique and modern furniture from New York, Asia and Australia. Some walls house ornate mirrors and the light fixtures include original lamps, Italian Murano glass chandeliers and sconces along with a chandelier dubbed the Russian Wedding Cake made by a local artist.

The modern touches include ducted and zoned heating and cooling, a renovated kitchen complete with stainless steel workbenches, marble bar benchtop and a large open plan living space with sofas and a fireplace.

There is something special to experience everywhere you wander throughout this picturesque property!

Extras


The old tractor shed is now a Games Room and houses an antique pool table, games, complete with chandelier and open fireplace plus seating.

The swimming pool is adjacent to the main house and securely fenced with views of the gardens, lawn and valley. It can be seen from the kitchen and dining room.

A large arbor with vines and roses for outdoor dining.

There is an old-fashioned cubby house built under the birch trees with a playground.

Guest access

Guests are welcome to enjoy the entire home and property including gardens, pool, old fashioned cubby house/playground and games room. Laundry facilities are available and are located at the back of the caretaker's cottage, which has private access for guests.

Not permitted

The self contained cottage on the property has a resident caretaker. Please note the caretaker is private and there to look after the property grounds and animal agistment.

The horse/cow paddocks are out of bounds because cows are frequently grazing in them.

The red barn shed is not for guest use.

The neighborhood

Cloudland is seriously close to Red Hill's finest restaurants, wineries, orchards, galleries, horse riding, walking tracks and bike trails. And, Red Hill is in the middle of the Mornington Peninsula; easy access to coastal beaches, world-class golf courses, enchanted gardens and mazes.

Special Notes

Pet Friendly (subject to owner approval)

No events or weddings are allowed at the property

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bathroom: 3
  • Bath Tub
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Boat Parking
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee Machine
  • Covered Outdoor Area
  • Crockery and Cutlery
  • Dining Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firepit
  • Furniture Outdoor
  • Games Room: Billiard Table
  • Garden Area
  • Gas BBQ
  • Ground Floor
  • Sound System
  • Heated Pool: Solar
  • Iron and Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Linen
  • Lounge
  • Microwave Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Porch/Deck
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Stove
  • Swimming Pool
  • Big Screen TV
  • Toaster
  • Toys
  • Views: Rural
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Activities

Off Road Driving, Mountain Biking, Trail bike riding, Bushwalking, Cooking, Cycling, Scuba-Diving, Dive Charters, Diving, Dolphin Cruises, Dolphin Watching, Driving, Farm/Station activity, Fishing - Beach, Fishing - Charters, Fishing - Deep Sea, Exercising, Flora, Fruit Picking, Golfing, Horseriding, Jet Boating, Kayaking, Seakayaking, National Park, Photography, Sailing, Shopping, Sightseeing, Skating, Snorkelling, Surfing, Surf Ski, Wind Surfing, Swimming, Marine Animal swimming, Tennis, Marine Animal watching, Walking, Wine Tasting.

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  • Single (1) Trundle (2)

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