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**Now taking $200 deposit only bookings**

Hepburn Springs pet friendly stay in beautiful cottage.

A beautiful Hepburn Haven for you and your two or four legged friends. An original Hepburn cottage right on the Goldfields track, with a gate opening to your forest and 400 metres from the springs and baths. Surrounded by pines, with beautiful (doggy friendly) lush leather couches, kitchen overlooking the national park and all the little touches to make your stay stress free. With fully fenced yards, four paws or little feet will stay safe and secure. Spring Creek Cottage is suitable for up to four people (plus babies). Scroll down to read 'Who does it suit?' The longer you can stay, the more relaxed and immersed in the nature you become. It works for us too, so heavy discounts are automatically applied for anything 3 nights and above. There is no other property that caters as well to both you and your furry friends whilst refusing to compromise on luxury.

“Kim’s cottage is an amazing getaway in a perfect location.

Close enough to town to walk for a scrumptious brekkie but also adjoining the Hepburn regional park with walking trails at your doorstep (turn right for a great walk into the Hepburn springs reserve!). Best of both worlds if you’re looking for a forest getaway not too far from town.

Kim and Mika have obviously designed their getaway together and it’s a very thoughtful collaboration! So good to find pet friendly accommodation where the pups are unashamedly a priority.

We’ll definitely be returning in the winter months to take advantage of the fire pit. Being outside and staring at the stars is the best!
Thanks Kim for sharing your amazing cottage.”
Ollie (pictured) and pawrent chaperone, May 2021.

Stay longer, pay less!

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You CAN stay somewhere beautiful with your dogs.

I (Kim) and Mika (my 2.5ish year old Finnish Lapphund) came across a lot of places that were pet friendly for 'small dogs', 'non energetic dogs' - all the things Mika just isn't. Sometimes there were ten pages of dog rules but no fences. Or dogs slept outside. Or you had to commit under oath that they were well behaved. Or there was a huge non refundable pet fee. Or the available accommodation was frankly a bit of a dive. I dreamed of getting away to luxurious heritage spaces that catered to us both and were stress free to be in them. Voila! Spring Creek Cottage Hepburn emerged to raise the bar for the Hepburn Springs pet friendly accommodation experience. The furniture, configuration and simplicity has been created with dogs (or small people) in mind. Hard wearing leather, cast iron legs, a lack of low hanging knick-knacks, easily kept gardens, manageable textiles. Dog provisions are endless (Snooza organic futon beds, homemade liver treats, frozen chicken, doggy towels, doggy blankets, extra leashes and more). And your furry friends can even sleep with you on request. The difference is, it's still super stylish, perfectly located, rustic, charming and luxurious. Spring Creek isn't a dogsitter. We attract people who like to holiday 'with' their dogs (dogsitter recommendation provided). With a Dyson onsite and impeccable cleaning, you'll enjoy (finally!) feeling fully welcome with Fido.

When am I free?

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No fuss self check in

Secure lockbox with easy instructions

Well stocked with mod cons

Netflix, electric blankets, stocked pantry, BBQ - click this title to view the endless list of supplies on Airbnb (then come back!)

Queen and King (or two King Singles)

Choose your bed configuration and even opt for fido friendly special linen on checkout

Close to Main Rd

Beautifully secluded yet 400 metres from Hepburn baths. 10 minute (hilly!) walk to the main road and renowned eateries

Surrounded by natural beauty

Everywhere in the wider ranges is gorgeous. Trentham falls, Mt Franklin, the Blowhole and beyond

Bordered by a pine forest

With 64km of the Goldfields track right outside your private gate!

Who does it suit?

Logistically, the cottage caters for a maximum of '4' bed-occupying folk. Infants and smallies very welcome, providing self catered. Holistically, it's made for down to earth nature loving couples, singles, a small family or friend groups - with or without furry friends. You will love being 10 mins walk to town 'yet' also being so secluded. The photo above fills you with joy. It's super quiet and borders a forest on both sides. With this sort of nature, the trees may rustle, it gets dark, kangaroos are all around, there's the occasional rattle to anchor in weather (which you'll get on with sorting out as part of the charm). An odd creak in the 100 year old floor. From experiences and feedback, being ok with above as a trade off for nature is the foundation of a beautiful stay. If this doesn't sound like your cup of tea, do a little search for pet friendly agencies in Daylesford town. There are many apartments and cottages in more built up areas and they could be a match!

Self Contained

The cottage is fully self contained accommodation which is majority BYO. However we often hear from guests that it has more provisions than anywhere else! Many things such as coffee, tea, milk, kindling, firestarters and firewood are generous in nature compared to usual self contained places. They are starter provisions for your stay with plenty of options to replenish and add to them around town. You can safely expect all your cooking basics (oils and salts) and accompanying goods for baking and often much, much more.

Ruffviews

Beautifully appointed rooms

Respecting the heritage whilst giving you all the provisions your heart desires. Stylish 'dog friendly fusion' at its finest!

Before you visit

Book a beautiful grazing hamper or spa experience with our sustainable local friends.

Gorgeous grazing hampers delivered to the Cottage door

Daylesford Grazing

Order a beautiful hamper ahead of time. Breakfast hampers now available!

10% discount

Upon mentioning Spring Creek Cottage
Relaxation and beauty just a hop, skip and a jump away

Spa and Beauty

Unique lymphatic facials, unwinding massages and more. Book before you visit.

10% discount

Doggy friendly retail
Extensive range of orignal local art

Clayfire Gallery

Doggy friendly gallery in the heart of Daylesford, also featuring.. dog art! Love.
Weekend sunshine
handcrafted cider - farm grown!

Daylesford Cider Co

Very dog friendly with courtyard and garden (leashed) and water bowl provision.
Restaurant
Right on Lake Daylesford!

Boathouse Restaurant Daylesford

Dog friendly courtyard right on the banks of iconic Lake Daylesford
Dog friendly retail
People and doggy fashion

Portal 108

Dog friendly fusion! Bring your pooch to Main St Hepburn Springs and let them choose.
On your way!
Gorgeous heritage Cafe + dog treats!

Glenlyon General Store

Super dog friendly (leashed courtyard) with water bowls and extra treats.
Cafe
Stellar food and decor

Cliffy's

Known as one of 'the' best breakfasts around. Plenty of warmed outside space for you, your family/friends and dog.

About Us

Kim (and Mika) live in Melbourne and maintain the property, one of us more than the other. We work with a small network of lovely locals. We pop up for maintenance, to maintain the doggy supplies, refresh the wine and make improvements on your feedback. We're hands on and heart centred with the setup and have been known to leave scavenger hunts for your dog.

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