Bidwell Cottage, Daylesford

Bidwell is a peaceful country retreat in the heart of Daylesford, set privately at the back of a leafy garden allotment on a quiet no-through-road that leads down to Lake Daylesford. It is very close to the famous Amazing Mill Markets antiques emporium, and within walking distance of both the Lake and Daylesford’s main street with its shops, restaurants and cafes.

Current Airbnb guest rating (February 2024) of 4.88 out of 5 stars, based on 282 reviews.

About Bidwell Cottage

The cottage has woodburning heater with about 8kg of firewood supplied, as well as a powerful split-system air conditioner to keep your comfortable all year round. As well as the queen-size bed in the bedroom, there is a double sofa bed in the lounge. Free Wi-Fi is provided, as well as the Netflix and Stan streaming services on the smart TV. Check-in is from 2pm and check-out is by 10am.

There is a secure fenced garden and pets are also welcome inside the cottage. The long west-facing deck has outdoor seating and a gas barbecue. There is ample on-site parking available. The street address is 29A Fulcher Street, Daylesford 3460.

Our prices are $209 for Sunday through to Thursday nights, and $329 for Friday and Saturday nights. Public holidays/long weekends and the December peak season might have different pricing. Last-minute special offers are sometimes available a few days in advance.

We have a two-night-minimum booking policy, except of course when there is a one-night gap between other bookings in the calendar.

Full list of amenities

Wi-Fi
Smart TV with Netflix and Stan streaming services
CD/DVD player and radio
Air conditioning
Heating
Woodburner with two evenings’ worth of firewood supplied

Queen bed in bedroom
Double sofabed (with pocket-sprung mattress) in lounge
Bed linen and towels
Extra pillows and blankets
Clothes hangers
Hair dryer
Iron

Shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, soap
Shower over bath

Kitchen
Dishes and cutlery
Cooking basics
Refrigerator
Oven
Stove
Microwave
Kettle
Toaster
Coffee machine with a generous supply of coffee and hot chocolate pods
Coffee plunger (but bring your own coffee grounds if you want to use this)
Teabags, sugar, instant coffee powder
Dining table with four chairs

Private entrance and garden
Sunny west-facing deck with covered seating
Outdoor gas BBQ
Off-street parking

Fire extinguisher
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
First aid kit

Cancellation policy

Full refund (less $20 admin fee) if cancelled more than 30 days prior to check-in date.
50% refund (less $20 admin fee) if cancelled between 30 days and 7 days prior to check-in date.
No refund if cancelled less than 7 day prior to check-in date.