“What a beautiful little cottage you guys have here. It is an absolute credit to you both. Will be sad to see it go. All the best with retirement and enjoy your travels together. XOX” – Jordie and family, Mildura/Merbein, May ’18

“Another cottage, same homecoming. Great place.” – Wout van Lankveld, May 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

“A beautiful cottage in a restful rural outlook.  Very impressive, garden & modern facilities” – Lesley & Tom, Sue & Frank, Melbourne, Jan ‘18

“Thank you for a lovely stay.” – Peter, Maya, Imogen, Jan ‘18.

“Great stay. Loved it as usual. Thanks again. Everything you need is here. Thanks again.” – Ian & Michelle Bucktons, Port Macquarie, NSW, 22/12/27-2/2/28

“A great stay – thank you. Very clean, all the little things you need in the kitchen & laundry, comfy beds & pillows!   Will definitely tell others of this great place.” – Joe, Meika & Toby.  Nov ‘17

“Lovely house. Very clean. Appreciated the starter pack. Really enjoyed our stay.” – Bev & Ian, Albany, W.A. Oct ’17

“Just a quick note to say thank you for all your assistance over the past three (possibly more) months with our accommodation needs. You have been incredibly helpful assisting us accommodate employees; particularly when we never had an end date! It made our job (in the office) that much easier, and the boys on-site had a relaxing home to head to each night. I’m sure we will be speaking again!

Please feel free to put this as a testimonial on your website.” Sept 2017

“Thank you for your awesome accommodation. We will recommend it to all we know. Thank you very much and we will be back.” – Daryl and Mandy, Traralgon, August 2917.

“We loved our stay at your cosy and inviting home! The house had everything we needed and is a little jewel in the midst of charming town. Thanks Sue for your warmth and hospitality.” – Deepti, Ashish, Divya, Rohan & Rahul, – Melbourne, August 2017.

“Lovely house with gorgeous views & great hospitality. Would definitely recommend to friends and family! The peaceful retreat we both needed.” – Tanya and Edwards, Taylor’s Lakes and Bairnsdale, July 2017.

“Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cottage. Thanks Sue & David.” – Parvez, Mahbub, Reshmi, Sheheli, Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, April 2017

” Thank you for the warmth and welcoming environment of the lovely cottages. It has been a haven from the chaos of our home when we most needed it. It has kept us energised. Warmest regards, Ray & Fay.” Feb to end March 2017

“Lovely to be back! Especially enjoyed the cottage garden, especially the roses.” – Bateman family, Valentine, NSW, December 2016

“Thank you for a lovely house, the house was amazing – perfect for our weekend.” -Ryan, Lisa, Claire, Sam, Olivia, Jessie, Claire & JB, Melbourne & Tasmania, November 2016

“Very lovely, thank you!” – Rookyard family, Berrima, NSW, November 2016

” Rabbit & Francesa – Louisea Nov 2016, Clyde, November 2016

“Enjoyed our stay very much. The house feels comfortable and we would love to come back again.” – Bautovich family, Warragul, October 2016
“I love the house, the beds as so comfy and the couches are comfy too.” – Tracey, Ned, Jacob & Zhana Bautovich.

“I love your house.” – Willow, “Enjoyed my stay in your wonderful home away from home. All the amenities needed for holiday plus lovely view.” – Jan, “Beautiful – thank you!” – Nadine, Emerald and Reservoir, September 2016

“Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. Really enjoyed being here.” – Rachel & James, Melbourne, July 2016.

“Very impressive. The house has been beautifully renovated. Welcome pack so appreciated. Definitely would recommend to anyone wanting quality accommodation. Thank you.” – Les & Jennifer, Rachael & Roseanne, Mt Gambier SA, & Nerang Q’ld July 2016.

“Impeccable in every way. So clean and inviting with all the comforts of home it made a week of study feel like a holiday. Thank you so much!!!” – Michelle, Nungurner, Vic, June 2016.

“Very comfortable and relaxing. Beautiful place to stay. Thank you.”- Gabrielle, Sale, Vic, June 2016

“Awesome home away from home.” – Spindlers & Haapus, Wanganui, New Zealand, March 2016.

” A great place to relax & unwind. Very clean, tidy with all our requirements – upgrade of electric bbq would be an advantage. Great hosts, love to return.- Tracey & John, Melbourne, March 2016 ( Owner’s comment – “We supplied an electric barbecue because it is still allowed to be used on days of total fire ban.”)

“Great place to catch up. Time to relax and enjoy good company. Thanks for your hospitality.” – McKail family, Bairnsdale/Melbourne, February 2016.

“Gorgeous house – loved your fit out. Everything we needed, plus! Also, thanks for recommending Brandy Creek Day Spa. DIVINE.” – Deborah, Tricia, Rachel & Frances. Seaton, Coongulla, Briagolong, Pakenham, January, 2016

“We loved our stay. The book about the refurb of the house was so interesting. The front garden & canopy over front window make such a difference! Very professional operation with manuals & guides & the hero for me was the cleanliness! I suffer dust allergies & I can tell there is no dust here:-) Thanks Suellen & Dave! – Kathryn & Joe, Dandenong Nth, January, 2016

“Thank you for providing such a beautiful place to stay this weekend. We loved it!” – Chris & Rebecca, Sydney, January, 2016

“Thank you for a wonderful holiday. Was an amazing base from which we could see family and explore the area. Loved Toorongo Falls which I was inspired to visit after the picture in the sitting room. Really appreciate all the little touches. Could not have asked for more and will recommend.” 🙂 – Shoobridge & Lewis family, Old Bar, NSW, January, 2016.

“Thanks so much for providing such beautiful accommodation. Your flexibility was greatly appreciated as well!! See you next time.” – Kay, Bruce, Jack & Sam Long, Mullumbimby, NSW, December. 2015

“I thought is was very spacious and comfortable. The beds were really nice to sleep in The view was gorgeous from the back deck. Thank you, we loved it.” – Vienna Graham, Canberra, December, 2015

“Thanks Sue and Dave for our time away. You certainly have a gift for providing the most beautiful surrounds for rest & relaxation.: – Carmel & Geoff, Eltham, Melbouren, December 2015.

“What a perfect place to enjoy a pre-Christmas break! We feel totally relaxed and refreshed…thank you for providing such an amazinghouse!” – Peter & Meredith Wicking, Black Rock, Vic, December 2015

“Beautiful place – wish it was ours! Thanks Suellen, the small touches made it a pleasure to stay here.” – JE & MS Kennedy, Birsbane, Q’ld, November, 2015

“Fantastic place! Great couple David & Suellen. Will certainly recommend this cottage to many others! We’ll be back!” – Stewart Henley, Traralgon, Vic, November, 2015

“What a beautiful house and outlook, we only wish our stay here was longer. Suellen & David were wonderful hosts, even having some supplies ready for our breakfast. Hope to be back soon!” – Erin & Elliot, Armadade, Vic, November, 2015

“Hope to return one day. Grant & Jayne’s wedding.” – Shirley and family, Yeppoon, Queensland, November 2015.

“Back again – thank you Suellen & David for such beautiful accommodation!” – Julie & Bill, November 2015.

“We had a great time in Gippsland and enjoyed the time we stayed in Valley View Cottage. A wonderful location!” – Robert, Ella, Anneke & Pol, Bergen, Netherlands, November 2015

“We all enjoyed celebrating Mum’s 89th birthday. So very relaxing & peaceful.We will be back.” – Diane & family, October 2015.

“The girls had a wonderful holiday. We all enjoyed our birthdays, even the 1 year old was happy. I enjoyed my 82nd with my daughters and my 3 grand daughters.
A big thank you to you both. We give you 5 stars, and your garden is beautiful.” – Brenda, Brisbane, September, 2015

“Beautiful house. I had a lovely break. Thank you.” -Ellie, Melbourne, September, 2015

“We love this house! Thank you again for having us. We instantly relax as soon as we are here. A home away from home. 😀  Will be back”. – Liz, Campbell & the boys, Melbourne, August 2015

“Beautifully appointed & very comfortable.” – Noni, July 2015

” We have had a lovely relaxing family holiday! Lots to see and do.  We loved Noojee and all the beautiful rainforests! Thanks so much Suellen for all your help and a beautiful home to stay in!” – Mel, Pete, Jakob, Hamish & Eli. 😀 Millard family, Adelaide, 6 – 13th July 2015

“We met here for a girls weekend away. So many wonderful memories made! What a beautiful, relaxing, comfortable home for us to get together! We will be back hoping to make it a six monthly retreat! Thanks Sue!
– Dom, Mon, Katie, Danni & Elise, Melbourne & Bairnsdale, May 2015.

“Absolutely loved being here again & sad it was such a short time visit this time. Looking forward to returning soon as we have family here. Loved reading about the property in your new book! Fabulous home – the nicest we have ever stayed in and very peaceful.”
– The Wilsons, New Zealand, May 2015

“A home away from home! Everything we needed and so comfortable – beautifully kept home. Thank you for a wonderful stay.”
– The Goolds, Sydney, May 2015

“Thank you so much for hiring out this little home to us, first for our bridal party, and again for our first night together as Mr & Mrs. Gorgeous facilities, so well kept & clean! We will definitely recommend you to others.”
– Mr & Mrs Wijgers, Mount Eccles, Victoria, May 2015

“Amazing place for our bridal party to get ready. We also loved relaxing during our ‘minimoon’.”
– The Olufsons, Narre Warren, May 2015

“Lots of fun, family times in beautiful surrounds. Thanks for your hospitality.”
-Brian & Angie McKail, Bairnsdale, April 2015

“A real treat to have my birthday BBQ on the deck of your gorgeous cottage before performing ‘Pirates of Penzance’ at the West Gippsland Arts Centre! Many thanks & hope to be back soon.”
– Alison Jones, Collingwood, March 2015

“A lovely restful haven. Thank you for your warm welcome to this beautiful cottage.”
– Jim & Kay Murray, Leongatha, March 2015

“Very comfortable, everything we needed or wished for was supplied, very clean & most enjoyable. Thank you!”
– GP,MP,ST,CM & MR (Wombats) Metung & surrounds, February 2015

“Fantastic house! Amazing!”
– Jackie, Melbourne, January 2015

“Very nice stay. Will visit again.”
– Angela & Elva, Melbourne, January 2015

“Not far from home, but good walking distance to the party we went to. Nice, clean & very modern!”
– Russell & Allison, Ripplebrook, January 2015

” awesome place to stay. Love being here. Peaches were great.”
– Sonya Noonan, Bendigo, Victoria, January 2015

“Wonderful relaxing retreat for hen girls’ catchup. Thank you.”
-Karin, Janet, Jenny & Sylvia. Victoria, November 2014

“Lovely accommodation and very well set up.”
– Lorraine Wright, Auckland, New Zealand, October 2014

“Gorgeous home away from home. Love feeding the birds who visited daily. :-)”
– Shane, Nikki, Jye & Pat, Youngtown, Tasmania, October 2014

“Thank you for the lovely accommodation while working at the hospital.”
– Steven & Sean, Melbourne, October 2014

“Great mother/daughter time away. Beautiful house. Lovely stay.”
– Stewart, Moe, October 2014

“A very family friendly property – just lovely.”
– Webb, Port Augusta, South Australia, October 2014

“Very special, we drank, we ate, we reminisced – awesome abode – we will be back!!! XXXX”
– Hancock, Ellingsens and Scullins, Melbourne & Bairnsdale, Victoria, September 2014

“Beautiful house, would love to come again.”
– Kelly & Blackburn, Melbourne & Bairnsdale, Victoria, September 2014.

“Another relaxing weekend, especially sitting on the deck soaking up the rays.”
– Billings sisters, Melbourne, August 2014.

“Just wanted to say how much we appreciated our stay at Valley View and we have recommended the property to our friends in Melbourne and others here in Perth.
It was a lovely family getaway location for our adult family with lots of personal space for each of us when needed, really loved the personal touches of the “old and new” and you have provided all the information needed for the local and surrounds which was great. Thank you again.”
– Dianne and Family, Bayswater, WA, July 2014

“Truly splendid stay!!!”
– Samantha & Andrew, Australia, July 2014

“Thanks again – wonderful stay again:-) Not long enough. Your property is warm & ‘neat as a pin!’ Looking forward to our next visit. Thank you.”
– Wilson family, New Zealand, July 2014.

“Loved our stay 🙂 So peaceful & restful – [“I may never go home!!!”] Look forward to coming back in 2 days!! Thank you Arohanui” 🙂
– Wilson family, New Zealand, July 2014

“A wonderful house to stay, kids love, parents love 🙂 Thank you Suellen for the kindness.”
– Terence & family, Vermont South, July 2014

“We loved the cottage. After being at uni all day, it was just so nice to come home to a cosy, clean, warm environment. So glad we came here. Enjoyed the chocs! Thanks.”
– Delma/Michelle, Nungurner, July 2014.

“We really enjoyed our ‘home away from home’ here. So comfortable and great hospitality.”
– Jeff, Petina and Peter Sewell, Perth to Warragul, June 2014

“Everything was perfect. Lovely stay.xxx”
– Ann-Marie & David Tannard, Ballarat, May 2014

“Enjoyed staying here in your lovely home. Too bad it was too short.”
-Paul & Sylvia Raphael, Mt Eliza, May 2014.

“Thank you for the beautiful place. Really enjoyed it. 🙂 Love the birds!!”
-Sahara, Ashmira, Damien, Claire & Janette, Waipara, NZ.April, 2014.

“Really enjoyed our stay in your beautiful home, couldn’t be nicer – thanks.”
– Sylvia, Jen, Karin, Victoria, April 2014.

“Thank you for a wonderful and restful environment.Great sleeping. Love the big (noisy) white parrots!(?)”
– Lynne & Dave Crowdon, Northamptonshire, U.K. March 2014.

“A lovely clean place to stay and unwind.”
-Ashworths, Rosebud, February 2014

“Great place to stay after a wedding! Thanks :-)”
-Jacksons, Brunswick & Parkdale, February 2014.

“Wonderful stay. Such a comfortable stay. Loved the views. Thanks for cooling the house down for us after 4 x 40 degree C days!”
– Hewitts, Brighton, January 2014.

“We stayed here the night before and the night of our wedding and it was a beautiful, calming and relaxing experience 🙂 Thank you.”
– Loren & Andrew, Morwell, January 2014

“Had a wonderful wedding made more enjoyable being able to stay at your beautiful property.”
-Sue & Kel Clarke, Beaumaris, December 2013

“We all enjoyed our stay in your lovely house.”
-Di & Gary Button, Adelaide, December 2013

“What a lovely, bucolic view. The cottage was ideal.”
-Ellis & Maryanne, Los Angeles, December 2013

“Beautiful, peaceful and just like home. 🙂 Thanks for letting us stay.”
-Liz, Campbell & Edward, Perth, December 2013.

“Love your little cottage, very neat and clean, everything we needed. Enjoyed our stay for the 2 days. Thank you.”
-Merle & Garry Koch & Bruce and Margaret, Brisbane, December 2013.

“Had a lovely stay in a lovely pleasant country style home. Everything is so clean and whatever we needed was there. Thank you so much.”
– Shaws and Deaseys, Canberra, November 2013.

“The most fantastic place ever I’ve rented. Thank you so much for everything. We are planning to have more times in the future in your amazing Valley Cottage.
– Mehryar, November 2013.

“Great days here and beautiful stay.”
Trent and Trudi, Melbourne, November 2013.

“Always a pleasure staying in one of your gorgeous homes. Could not ask for any more being away from home so much to be able to come to a second home and be able to relax in the evenings and enjoy the company of the birds for the evening. The views are wonderful. Thank you again for a wonderful stay & see you soon. XX”
– Sharon Cannon, Launceston, November 2013.

“Home will never be the same again after staying in your lovely light and bright cottage. So well thought out and spring flowers in my room.”
– Anne & Bob, Melbourne, October 2013.

“Thanks Suellen for a wonderful weekend, you have thought of absolutely everything we could need and it is such a beautiful house to relax in, we will definitely be back!”
– Chris, Jenny & Pat, Langwarrin, October, 2013

“Such a lovely cottage. I loved the fact there was such a generosity of equipment etc – we only needed to put the dishwasher on once before we left! The house is so tastefully & beautifully appointed & decorated. Thank you Suellen & David for making us so welcome. I loved the little touches like the fresh flowers.”
– Bron & Vyner, Talmalmo, NSW, October, 2013

“Loved our stay. Beautiful house & were made to feel very welcome. Will definitely be back. Thank you x.”
– David & Katie Kobler, Central Coast, NSW, August 2013.

“Sheer luxury, warm, extremely comfortable. Great countryside & wine & food. Thank you for a wonderful holiday!”
– Ian & Kathy Pickles & Jan & Jon, Sydney, August 2013.

“Fantastic home. So well equipped – could live here forever!!!! We have loved our stay in your beautiful home. It was so lovely to meet you and also to find out what a great knitter you are!! Will certainly be back. I will keep in touch – Love Gaye & Joan. PS. Extras like birdseed & puzzle book much appreciated – X”
– Gaye Lorrigan & Joan McCatnie, Cambridge, New Zealand, August 2013.

“Many thanks David & Suellen for a wonderful, lovely stay in your beautiful home. Wish we could have stayed longer!”
– Tony & Tracey Gaudy, Albert Park, July 2013
“Fantastic already I love this house its nice how it is in the country 🙂 And the good thing is that I got the double bed all to myself.”
– Emily Gaudry (Age 10)

“A beautiful home with a wonderful host!”
– Paul & family, July 2013

“Beautiful place to stay, had a lovely weekend.”
– Christy Johnson, Tynong North, June 2013.

“We enjoyed our brief stay. It was a lovely respite to return to after catering for the media team at the State Youth Games.”
– Fay & John Whimpey, Bundoora, June 2013

“Had a great night’s sleep. Beautiful home!”
– Brent Schapel, Southbank, May 2013

“Thanks Suellen for a lovely house to spend a relaxing weekend. We really enjoyed the ambience of the house & sitting there looking at the birds come in, as well as the Strezlecki Ranges beyond.”
– Billings sisters, Melbourne, May 2013.

“A great space for us to catch up. Thanks Suellen! Lovely roses too!”
– Anna and friends, Coburg, Eltham, Carlton, Boronia, Brunswick, May 2013

“Lovely little house, very warm. Enjoyed our stay. Would recommend this place for sure. Thanks for the great services.” 🙂
-Peter & Michelle & girls and Greg & Denise, Hurstbridge, April 2013

“This has been a home away from home. Perfect place for us Tradies. Have enjoyed our stay immensely.”
– Tony Knight, Bendigo, April 2013

“Thank you for everything, being able to come back here after the race was FANTASTIC. Thanks.”
“Thanks for your hospitality.”
-Sophia and James, Bairnsdale, April 2013

“Renovations are very well done! Great spot – very comfortable.”
-Charlie, Carmen, Joel,Trin, The lovely Kelly, Erin, Buenos Aires & Melbourne, April 2013.

“What a lovely home away from home. So well looked after, and such a relaxing break. Will definitely be back!!”
-Paris, Esther, Stephanie & Angeline Alexandrakis & Efffie Pappasimiyeion, Mill Park, April 2013

“Valley View was a great family home for a great family celebration. Thank you for all your preparation.”
-Izzy, Alex, and family, Melbourne, April 2013

“Great place to stay – beautiful views and the birds and cows. Stay not long enough to appreciate and benefit.”
– Bran, Caitlyn and Gloria, Taylors Lakes, March 2013.

“We had a lovely stay at Valley View. A beautiful house that is nicely appointed and very comfortable. Leanne made us feel very welcome upon our arrival. Thank you.”
– Cassie, Adrian, Rose, Isla, Roger and Terri Went Richmond & Longford, March 2013.

“We came here to attend my brother’s wedding. We really enjoyed our stay here. Lovely place to be and very well maintained. Thank you.”
– V. Sivakuman, India, February 2013

“Such a lovely, relaxing house to stay in. Very well appointed, we wanted for nothing. Beautiful views from the back deck. We hope to return. Thank you for your hospitality.”
– Grant, Lorna, Alex, David and Jonathon Bateman, Valentine, NSW, January 2013

“Its been lovely to have a home away from home whilst I have been working in Warragul – Thank you.”
– Caroline Gabriel, December 2012

“A beautiful house to stay in, with lovely attention to detail and great views. The beds are amazing.”
– Jane & Travis and friends, Melbourne, December 2012.

“Beautiful & peaceful. Here for Meg & Andy’s wedding so not much chance to explore the surrounding area. Very well equipped house. Thank you.”
– Di & Murray, Pat & Stan, Sandra & Jean, Melbourne, November 2012

“Thank you for a wonderful stay! Here for A4DE (motorbike event) so didn’t see much of the surrounds. Comfortable, cosy, warm & everything provided – Home away from home & great for the kids!” 🙂
– Andrea & Justin & family, Mittagong NSW, October 2012

“Beautiful place, thank you so much for your hospitality, we will be back very soon, hopefully.”
– Harry & Liz, Qld., September 2012

“Lovely place to stay and relax. Visited Walhalla for a daytrip. Yarragon was a great place to wander through. We will recommend Valley View to others.”
– Jill and Michael, Balnarring, Victoria, September 2012

“A wonderful stay with the family. Thank you for your thoughtful hospitality.”
– Kathy & Rod, Adelaide, September 2012

“Very lucky to be the first guests to stay here. Lovely little house, very spacious. Nice and warm in winter.”
– John and Victoria, Melbourne, August 2012