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 friends or 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:
From the beginning of the declared fire danger season (generally December to as late as May, subject to change) we will not be providing firewood or setting fireplaces/fire pits. Please enquire for more details. It is also prohibited on windy and Total Fire Ban days at any time of the year. Please see www.cfa.vic.gov.au/home
The collection and burning of twigs, leaves and branches from outside your accommodation is strictly forbidden at anytime.