Lorna Doone

Experience the charm and elegance of a bygone era at Lorna Doone, the historic grand old lady of Sassafras.

Once the most prestigious guest house in Sassafras, established in 1904 and operating until the 1940’s it offered Melbourne holiday makers the health benefits of brisk mountain air, mountain walks and good old-fashioned hospitality.

Lorna Doone is a beautifully preserved and renovated heritage property that showcases the elegance of a bygone era. Situated on the edge of Sassafras Township, this heritage hills home offers a perfect blend of modern comforts and historic charm.

Lorna Doone is a spacious and charming two bedroom house for families and couples seeking a peaceful getaway. Each room is tastefully furnished, maintaining the character and ambiance of the old guest house while providing all the modern amenities you need for a comfortable stay. The main bedroom has a king bed and ensuite, the second bedroom also a king (or 2 king singles). The main bathroom has a claw foot bath and separate shower and you'll also find a secret powder room!

Lorna Doone is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of Sassafras, should it be for a family occasion or romantic getaway, it offers a unique and unforgettable experience in this historic gem.

Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy living area, hydronic heating, open fireplace, hidden powder room and croquet lawn.

A Welcome pack of fresh milk, tea, coffee and sugar is provided for you. Walk to Sassafras to Ripe Cafe for breakfast or pick up the hills best coffee from the Storehouse Roastery.

Pet Policy: Sorry, but this accommodation does not allow pets. Please see our  Pet Friendly Accommodation >

Wood Fire Policy: The lighting of wood burning fires and fire pits at properties will be prohibited from the beginning of the declared fire danger season (generally December to as late as May, subject to change). Please enquire for more details. It is also prohibited on all days of Total Fire Ban at any time of the year. Please see www.cfa.vic.gov.au/home If there is no wood and kindling provided at your property for indoor wood fires, it will be because of this policy. The collecting and burning of twigs, leaves and branches from outside your property to use on an indoor fire is strictly forbidden at anytime.

From $390 per night

  • Twin share tariff shown, enquire for single occupancy
  • Two night minimum applies unless shown otherwise
  • Check-in from 3pm
  • Check-out by 11am

Included in Your Stay

  • Welcome Pack of Tea, Coffee & Fresh Milk
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Beautiful Toiletries

Need To Know

Free WiFi
Family Friendly
  • 1 King Bedroom with Ensuite
  • 1 King Bedroom (or 2 King Singles)
  • Main bathroom with claw foot bath and separate shower
  • Secret Powder Room
  • Wood Burning Open Fire
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Smart TV
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Croquet Lawn

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