Wilindi Estate Country Cottages are located less than an hours drive from Melbourne CBD. Famous for its wineries, pristine beaches and fine food, the Mornington Peninsula location is perfect for a holiday or a mini escape at any time of year.
The private self-contained cottages are surrounded by fields of grazing horse herds. Set on 10 picturesque acres at, Wilindi Estate is a wonderful place to relax and get a taste of peaceful farm life.
Wilindi Estate offers two, 2-bedroom cottages and a studio cottage, each with their own private, fenced garden. Interiors have been curated with an eclectic mix of contemporary and antique farm furnishings. The cosy living area with garden views includes a well equipped kitchenette with bench top oven and dishwasher.
Poplar and Maple Cottages’ stylish master bedroom, boasts a tall raked ceiling providing a spacious feel. A unique, porthole window also doubles as a reading seat where you can enjoy the view of the flowering cottage garden. A plush velvet queen bed adds a touch of luxury. The second bedroom offers a bunk bed to sleep two. For a small fee, a portable guest bed in available on request. The pièce de résistance is the stunning privately hedged terrace, offering an outdoor barbecue ample seating and beautiful sunsets all year around.
Wake to the sounds of the country, enjoy a country breakfast with fresh homemade bread and local produce at one of our local cafes or alternatively, use the facilities of the modern kitchenette provided.
Miriam Heatherich has a long history of working with both vulnerable children and animals.
Registered nationally with the Australian Not-for-profit and Charity Commission, Herd Harmony operates from Wilindi Estate, at Tyabb on the Mornington Peninsula. At this location, Miriam continues to work with animals and children, providing a unique educational experience for her guests and their families.
Miriam has successfully rescued horses from the slaughter pipeline and others who have been abandoned. A team of qualified equine vets, dentists and farriers provide integral support in nurturing each horse back to full health. Once well, the horse can be then be behaviourally assessed, trained and eventually, re-homed.
Miriam is currently gaining qualifications to become an Equine Assisted Teacher, certified by the Equine Psychotherapy Institute. With a passion for supporting vulnerable children and animals, Miriam combines supporting these two causes in creation of the rescue organization ‘Herd Harmony’.