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Idyllic Remodeled Steam Train for a Unique Getaway in Forrest, Victoria

Forrest, Victoria (Australia)

Idyllic Remodeled Steam Train for a Unique Getaway in Forrest, Victoria

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New accommodation
Caboose
6 guests
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen
Entire Caboose
Pets allowed

This gorgeous remodeled steam train located in Forrest, Victoria, and is perfect for those looking to get away from it all. Up to six guests can be accommodated here, making it ideal for a unique getaway. This accommodation was recently refurbished using raw and recycled materials and includes three bedrooms and a full bathroom. The bedrooms are small and have been renovated from train compartments, meaning that they are close together and are just big enough to fit in a bed comfortably. The first and second bedrooms each have a luxurious queen-size bed, while the third bedroom has two twin-size beds. The spacious full bathroom includes a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Fresh linens and fluffy towels are provided.

The living room is spacious, well-lit, and inviting, with two heaters and a wood-burning stove for warmth and comfort, while firewood is provided. Guests can relax on the plush leather sofa and matching armchair while warming themselves and reading a book. A wide selection of books and games are available for guests to peruse during their stay. In the fully-equipped kitchen, guests will find everything they need to feel comfortable including a refrigerator, an oven, a stove, a coffeemaker, utensils, and dishes. Additional facilities include Wi-Fi and a sound system.

Outside, guests will step out onto the patio, where there is a lovely outdoor dining setting under the stars. There is also a sitting area with some seats from the original train.

The curious accommodations were designed to be unique and eye-catching, made from recycled materials, with one accommodation being built on a framework of local tree poles. The interior is a mixture of components from a train carriage, locally felled timber, materials from a nearby church, and other salvaged bits and pieces. Fresh linens and fluffy towels are provided, while one of the accommodations has a full laundry with a washer/dryer. Both accommodations are equipped with Wi-Fi. Guests are welcomed with some basic kitchen necessities to get them started.

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Coffeemaker
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Firewood
  • Shower
  • Private Kitchen

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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
Smoking is not permitted.

Pets are allowed and must be under supervision.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
Details

Location and surroundings

Forrest, Victoria (Australia)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching

This area has plenty in the way of recreation and entertainment for guests to enjoy. Despite being a small town, Forrest is surrounded by plenty to do due to its proximity to the famous Great Ocean Road. Fine dining is available at the Bespoke Harvest and the Brewery offers great food with locally brewed beer. Good coffee is available at the General Store with old-fashioned candy. The local pub never disappoints and is open every night, always with a toasty fire in winter. All of this is within walking distance and all use predominantly local produce.

The area is rife with trails, where visitors can hike, climb, or, most popular of all, mountain bike. The trails are scenic and boast gorgeous landscapes that will make photographers happy. At the West Barwon Reservoir, guests can swim, fish, kayak, paddleboard, or boat.

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