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't Praethuys - Betty's Bed and Basket Breakfast

't Praethuys is situated just a very short distance from Hurstbridge town centre, the gateway to the Yarra Valley and is located in the middle of the Green Wedge on 5 beautiful acres, combining wide open spaces, looking up to the surrounding hills, with pristine bushland, where wildlife thrives.

Experience the warmth and character only a 'muddie' can offer. All traditional aspects combined with every mod con will make your stay a memorable one.

Choose Heike's House - a fully self-contained apartment with double bedroom, double futon sofa bed and two single fold-up beds. All provided with electric blankets and doonas. A fully equipped kitchen is at your fingertips.

Here you will be able to turn on your culinary prowess for lunch or dinner, if so desired. A cosy sitting room with TV, DVD/CD, VCR and plenty of games, books and magazines will get you through an indoor evening faster than you'd hope for. Coonara and Air-con will keep you comfortable any time of the year.

Outdoor you will have your private terrace with barbecue facilities, where you can experience the tranquillity of a bush setting, yet so close to the city. The outdoor spa under a canopy of trees is an experience never to forget.

Or select our King Suite with a massive king size bed which converts into two extra large single beds, if desired. Also with electric blankets and doonas. Here you will be able to enjoy a private double spa bath. The room also offers a mini-kitchen, TV/CD/Audio system and an outdoor setting, where you can watch the birds during the day and the stars at night.

Room Descriptions

Heike's House
Heike's House is a fully self contained apartment in a traditional mud brick homestead, sleeping up to six. The unit offers one separate double bedroom, one double sofa bed in lounge and two separate fold up beds. All beds are provided with doonas and electric blankets. There is a Coonara heater plus a reverse cycle air-conditioner to make even the hottest or coldest days a pleasant experience.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all you need to exercise your culinary prowess. Outside you will find your own terrace with rural views from an outdoor settee and a private barbecue. Listen to the babbling creek below or spot some wild life whilst you enjoy a local glass of wine.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbeque
  • CD Player
  • Clock Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Ensuite
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Internet connection
  • Iron & Board
  • King Bed
  • Lounge
  • Lounge Fireplace
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Queen Beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Television
  • Videos
King Suite
The King Suite offers a massive king size bed and private spa bath plus shower. Bed can be converted into two extra large single beds and is provided with doonas and electric blankets. There is a reverse cycle ai-conditioner and separate bathroom heating.

A mini kitchen with fridge and microwave oven, kettle, toaster and plunger together with plenty of crockery and cutlery will assist in making your stay a pleasant one. You'll find some books, TV and stereo for your entertainment. Spend some time outdoors on your veranda or under the shady trees and watch the birds fly by, whilst sampling a local glass of wine.


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • High Chair
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • TV/Lounge Area
  • Wood Heater/Pot Belly


180 Hurstbridge-Arthurs Creek Rd, Hurstbridge, VIC, AU

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