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Ellisfield Farm, Red Hill

A private rose covered cottage, ideal for two people seeking a peaceful retreat from the city. Surrounded by a small olive grove, citrus trees and a cottage garden, it enjoys a north facing aspect, with glorious rural views. The air-conditioned cottage has one bedroom (Queen), dressing room, shower, toilet, sitting room with double sofa bed, gallery, fully equipped kitchen, dining area with pot belly stove and outdoor barbeque grill. There are covered verandas to the east, north and west. Ellisfield Farm is a property of 17.5 acres, enjoying an ideal north facing aspect with excellent protection to the north, south and west, and a State Flora Reserve to the east. Ellisfield operates as a ‘pick-your-own’ Cherry farm, growing sweet and sour Cherries. There is a beautiful old Quince orchard, planted early last century. A large dam provides the water to irrigate some three thousand fruit trees. Farm pets include two dogs, anglo nubian goats, black sheep, Chinese geese, silver apple yard and Indian runner ducks, and rare breed poultry – all of whom enjoy a great life. Guest dogs are welcome (outside only) Generous breakfast provisions are included in the tariff. Enjoy home made bread and preserves, free range eggs and fruit straight from the trees (in season). Visitors to Ellisfield also enjoy Farm Gate sales of Morello cherry desert wine, Morello conserve, Seville orange marmalade and Preserved Quince slice. Just over an hours drive from Melbourne, situated in the hills between Port Phillip and Western Port bays, close to beaches, golf courses, national parks and the fabulous vineyards and wineries of Mornington Peninsula.

Accommodation Options


Queen size, air conditioned.


Shower and toilet adjoining the bedroom.

TV Lounge

Adjoining bedroom. Sofa lounge


Fully equipped

Dining area

Adjoining kitchen. Combustion heater

Activites and Experiences at Ellisfield Farm

  • Direct
  • 24 hour Reception
  • Adult Retreat
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Cots Available
  • Iron
  • Laundry
  • TV/Lounge Area
  • Wood Heater/Pot Belly
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Beach
  • Rural/Country
  • Farm/Station
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine
  • Golf
  • National Park
  • Relaxation
  • 4 Stars

Map of Red Hill

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