The Maples – Gatehouse Bed and Breakfast Olinda Accessible Accommodation
The Maples – Gatehouse Bed and Breakfast Accessible Accommodation located in Olinda is named for the magnificent maples that grace this beautiful property. The Gatehouse is one of two luxuriously appointed apartments, perfect for a romantic getaway and fully accessible. Ideally located to explore the hills village of Olinda as well as the stunning nearby Dandenong Ranges Botanical Gardens.
Built with attention to detail, The Maples – Gatehouse is a fully self-contained, ground-floor, wheelchair-accessible apartment.
Originally part of an old Olinda plant nursery, the property is set in a stunning European-style garden filled with established maples, magnolias, rhododendrons and camellias. Located just a few hundred metres by footpath to the quaint shops and cafes of Olinda township, The Maples is also close to many of the nearby parks and gardens the hills are renowned for.
After exploring all the Dandenong Ranges has to offer and enjoy the comforts of this romantic getaway.
Relax and rejuvenate
Curl up with a good book and a glass of wine on the comfy couch by the crackling wood fire, or watch a favourite movie on the large screen smart T.V. with free Wi-fi. Enjoy the easy convenience of the split system for both heating and cooling to reach that perfect temperature.
Luxuriate in the modern bathroom featuring heated floor tiles, accessible toilet, shower and high-back cupid bathtub, or sit on The Maples-Gatehouse’s own private deck and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Visit the local restaurants for dinner or eat in, on the beautifully hand-crafted tables made from local sustainable wood.
After a big day experiencing all the hills has to offer, settle down for a good night’s sleep in the decadent King Size bed with luxurious 1000 thread count Sheridan sheets and a woollen quilt.
A complimentary continental breakfast is provided for the first night’s stay in an immaculate kitchenette featuring stone bench tops, a bar fridge, Smeg kettle and toaster, a microwave oven, a dishwasher and a coffee maker.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the open fireplace and deck with minimal barriers this property is not suitable for mobile infants.
Key accessible features:
- Accessible toilet seat
- Fixed grab bars
- Glide under basin
- On-site disabled parking
- Shower chair
- Step-free access
- Step-free shower
Other amenities at The Maples – Gatehouse Bed and Breakfast Olinda Accessible Accommodation:
- High-back Cupid Bath non-accessible
- Private deck
- Bar fridge
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Activities In And Around The Maples – Gatehouse Bed and Breakfast Olinda Accessible Accommodation
Visit the quirky shops, cafes and restaurants in the nearby villages of Olinda and Sassafras.
Explore Sky High Mount Dandenong for night and day views of the city skyline, kiosk, cafe and restaurant.
Burkes Lookout – 1 km return walk suitable for wheelchair users- although no seating there is a great view of the city from here.
Dandenong Ranges Botanical Gardens – wheelchair friendly along the top sealed paths.
Take in the views at RJ Hamer Arboretum of the stunning Warburton Ranges.
Kalorama Park Lookout – the best place to see the Silvan Reservoir and valley. Beautiful place to view the sunrise.
Puffing Billy Railway – catch this favourite scenic steam train from nearby Belgrave to Lakeside return. Passes through fern gullies and under towering mountain ash forests. Advice of any reduced mobility requirements are required prior to travelling so accessibility needs are met.
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Grants Picnic Ground – an accessible destination in the Sherbrooke section of Dandenong Ranges National Park. There is accessible parking available, and the Margaret Lester Forest Walk is a purpose-built walking track through forest and fern glades with information boards about the forest and its ecosystem. Accessible picnic tables are available as well as cafe and gift shop.
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