Black Duck Farm
Black Duck Farm is a private 20 acre property in South Gippsland, near Leongatha, offering two B&B cottages set amongst gardens and rolling green hills. The cottages are beautifully appointed each in their own individual style (Aegean and Tuscan) and offer a secluded and relaxing setting. The property has lovely gardens to wander through and a range of wildlife to experience and enjoy. The surrounding area offers great eateries, wineries, arts & crafts, walking/riding trails, stunning golf courses and scenic seaside locations (20-35mins drive).
|Accommodation Type:||2 x B&B cottages each sleeping up to 4 people|
|Check In/Out:||Check In: 2:00pm Check Out: 12:00pm|
Greeted at main house and provided with key and property tour. If owners are not in residence, a key lock is in place at the B&B entry and a code is provided.
|Bedding configuration:||Aegean Cottage - King bed (can be split into 2 large singles) and a delux double settee. Tuscan B&B - Queen bed and a delux double settee.|
|Kitchen:||Kitchen complete with sandwich toaster, tea & coffee (Nespresso) facilities, freezer, fridge|
crockery/cutlery, toaster, kettle, microwave.
|Breakfast:||Continental breakfast is placed in the room for the guests use. No additional cost, however a 5% reduction in nightly cost is offered in the breakfast is not required.|
|Living area:||Books, board games, DVD, television.|
|Bathroom:||Hair Dryer, toilet, basin, vanity.|
Aegean Cottage has a 2 person spa.
Tuscan Cottage has a double shower.
|Heating/Cooling:||Ceiling Fans, split system air conditioning, electic heating.|
|Outside:||Outdoor courtyards with full BBQ Facilities. Access to property gardens offering artworks, outdoor sitting rooms to enjoy including a fenced BBQ and play area with a Bocci playing pit (balls provided).|
|Car Parking:||Ample car parking available.|
|Children:||Yes, children are welcome.|
|Pets:||In one of the two B&Bs only the owners will consider accepting an animal. However the animal must remain outdoors or be 'non shedding' breed. The owners reserve the right to check the animal cleanliness prior to acceptance. An additional refundable deposit is required in advance for bookings with an animal.|
|Directions:||Black Duck Farm is location approximately 10 kilometres from Leongatha on en-route to Mirboo North or Yarragon. Pass through Leongatha following signs to Mirboo North and head out of town for approximately 3.5-4 kilometres. At the top of the hill and 'S' bends turn left on to the Leongatha Yarragon Road towards Yarragon. Click on the trip meter and travel 5.85 kilometres to the farm gate entry on the left, just opposite the road to Mirboo North on the right. The property is located within the Avenue of Oaks planted for the 1st World War and there is a parking area and viewing spot on the right where the property starts and another small commerative plaque on the right at the corner of the Mirboo North Road just opposite the driveway. Opposite the B&B Cottages is the old Wooreen school famous for the Farraday kidnappings in the 70's.|
Leongatha town has excellent shopping facilities including 3 supermarkets (including Aldi), a number of lovely coffee shops/cafes serving modern fresh food, two pubs and a local RSL along with a Cinema complex. Excellent takeaway facilities for those travelling through include McDonalds, Subway and KFC, Fish & Chips, Chinese and Italian Pasta/Pizza. The surrounding area offers a wide range of art and craft shops and galleries, great eateries and a number of excellent wineries. There is a old rail trail commencing in Leongatha that provides wonderful walking or riding for the energetic. In addition the area boasts a number of stunning golf courses. During the summer season there are many festivities on offer incorporating the local arts, crafts, food and wine. Gippsland is known for its fabulous rolling green hills and stunning views and it is a gateway to many family friendly seaside locations.
|Payment:||Full payment is required prior to arrival. This is done via Direct Debit or over the phone using our credit card system. Cheques are not accepted.|
|Payment Types:||EFTPOS, VISA, Mastercard|
|Tariff:||Standard Rate: Based on 2 persons/Adult the rate is $170 per night on weeknights, $180 per night Friday and Saturday. Weekend Rate for 2 nights $300. Weekend rate with an additional night (3 nights) $410. Weekly and longer term stays $800 per week. Additional adult rate night one $20 and for subsequent nights $10. Additional children under 16 (unless providing own cot and linen) $15 night one and subsequent nights $10.|
Summer/Festive Season Rate November to February and all official Public Holiday weekends in March & April: Based on 2 persons/Adult the rate is $180 per night on weeknights, $195 per night Friday and Saturday. Weekend Rate for 2 nights $340. Weekend rate with an additional night (3 nights) $450. Weekly and longer term stays $890 per week. Additional adult rate night one $20 and for subsequent nights $10. Additional children under 16 (unless providing own cot and linen) $15 night one and subsequent nights $10.
|Booking conditions:||No minimum stay periods.|