HOLIDAY HOUSE FOR RENT.     Weekend or Short Term

    ‘Wannawong’- FOR ENQUIRIES TO RENT 3 bedroom HOUSE –

– for availability and costs per night- reasonable rates – sleeps up to 9 persons.




HOLIDAY HOUSE FOR RENT.     Weekend or Short Term

    ‘Wannawong’- FOR ENQUIRIES TO RENT 3 bedroom HOUSE –


Mountains, Bushlands, wild life, and  Mineral  Springs await you in the Wombat State Forest, and Lerderderg River area of Blackwood, Victoria..

“Wannawong” is situated within walking distance of the Blackwood Hotel, General Store, Lerderderg River and the Blackwood Mineral Springs and BBQ area, and the Garden of St Erth, and Blackwood Sports Ground.

blackwood-hotel Blackwood Hotel (click to enlarge)

This three bedroom holiday house is set on 3/4 acre of native and Blackwood trees and plants.  The house was built for the owner’s grandfather in 1929, out of timber from the Barrys Reef school  which was built in 1876.  House has been renovated and modernised with all modern facilities and upgrades.

sandras-room_0 one of two double bedrooms (click to enlarge)

apricot-room-1 (click to enlarge)

bunk bunk bed (click to enlarge)

kids-room-2 single bed in bunk room (click to enlarge)

bed-settee-trundle-bed bed settee with trundle bed underneath in dining room/living room (click to enlarge)

copy-of-dining-room dining room/living room (click to enlarge)

bathroom_0 bathroom and laundry with separate shower and toilet

kitchen-2_0 Kitchen (click to enlarge)

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA Kitchen table and view (click to enlarge)

The house has an added modern lounge room with a combustion wood heater, and kitchen across the front of the house which faces north with views. It also had a separate dining room and living area. The three bedrooms have two double beds, a bunk bed and one single bed, plus a bed settee and trundle bed accommodating up to nine people comfortably.  There is a modern bathroom, toilet, laundry, and separate shower.

The kitchen is fully self-contained with electric stove and microwave. There is a CD player and radio, also TV with set-top box tuned in to many TV stations and DVD player.

You just need to bring your own linen – doona’s and blankets and pillows provided.  BBQ outside and seating around BBQ and front porch for your leisure.   Local firewood for Wood heater in lounge room provided in woodbox on front verandah, and wood tank.  

tv-cockies Lounge room with north facing view to Blue Mount from front window

front-wwong north facing front of house and BBQ area, (click to enlarge)

east-wall-with-septic east wall with septic treatment plant

west-side-of-house-sml west facing wall to street showing original house with extensions. (click to enlarge)

Blackwood Offers –

Mountains, Bushwalks, historic buildings, wild life, and  Mineral  Springs await you in the Wombat State Forest, and Lerderderg River area of Blackwood, Victoria..

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA Mineral springs and track leading up to Shaws Lake.  (click to enlarge)

springs-bridge-and-soda-spring Mineral Springs Bridge, Blackwood. (click to enlarge)

lerderderg-river   Lerderderg River, Mineral Springs, Blackwood. (click to enlarge)

coccardies-track-3-jpg Cocciardi’s old water race, walking track behind Iron Spring at MIneral Springs ( over bridge).  (click to enlarge)

  picnic-area Mineral springs Picnic and Gas BBQ area. (click to enlarge)

loop-walk Simmons Reef Loop Walking Track   (click to enlarge)

whipstick-loop-walk-1 Simmons Reef Loop Walking Track   (click to enlarge)

royal-mail-2 Remains of the old Royal Mail Hotel and house, Golden Point. (click to enlarge)

remains-of-yankee-mine-and-chimney-sml Remains of old gold mine on Yankee road. (click to enlarge)

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA remains of old house, Green Hills road, Blackwood. (click to enlarge)

gold-momument Monument of where gold was first found, Golden Point, Blackwood.  (click to enlarge)

b-reef-tunnel-edgerton old gold mine Barrys Reef, Blackwood. (click to enlarge)

swimming-hole Swimming hole at Sebastopol, Golden Point, Blackwood. (click to enlarge)

shaws-lake_1 Shaws Lake, Blackwood. (click to enlarge)

log-cabin-2_0 Shaws log cabin, Whalebone road, Blackwood.  (click to enlarge)

  100_0425   The Garden of St. Erth, Simmons Reef, Blackwood.  (click to enlarge)


There are lots of nice bush walks in and around Blackwood – This one is from the Caravan Park starting at the Mineral Springs and following the old water-race thru the fern gully and down to cross over the creek.



trentham-falls-4 Trentham Waterfall, Trentham.  (click to enlarge)      A short drive to Trentham Waterfall and  picnic area.

trentham-lake Trentham Lake and picnic area, Trentham.      (click to enlarge)

Trentham has Hotels, Bakeries and Supermarket and stores along with craft shops and a Market.


Craft and Antique stores, Trentham.


Models of animals in zoo opposite Red Beard Bakery down side street.


Red Beard Bakery down side street, Trentham..


Main Street, Trentham.

Blackwood has now the added facilities of Mobile coverage with Telstra. 

For further Renting Information contact – Margot Hitchcock, –