The Eagle Hammer estate is the ultimate in luxury, comfort and seclusion. A stunning setting awaits you complete with natural gardens and bush surrounding three private cottages designed for couples (only), each with it's own unique decor, a private forest with an established walk and the sights and sounds of nature at your doorstep.

Each cottage features

  • Secluded, private balconies with seating for romantic dinners and the perfect breakfast
  • Crisp linen, fluffy bathrobes and towels
  • Doonas and log fires for winter evenings
  • Double hydro-jet spas with bubble bath
  • Generous breakfast provisions (self cater) included in the tariff
  • Hair dryers, shampoo and conditioner
  • Free wifi (limited - no movie downloads!)
  • TV, DVD and CD players with a small music collection
  • Reverse cycle air conditioners
  • All 3 cottages have a fully equipped kitchenette with stovetop, microwave, bar fridge.  There is a dishwasher in Eagles Nest & View 
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Guest Facilities

  • Well lit undercover car parking and paths
  • Reception with local information and brochures
  • Selection of local wines in the cottage and any special liquor requests
  • On-site bush walk
  • Laundry facilities

The perfect getaway to relax and feel like you are a million miles from the city. The little touches of fresh food, chocolates & candles did not go unnoticed. Thanks for a fantastic stay! ~ Mat & Anna   (Eagles View)

This is our second time here because we loved it so much last time. It's so relaxing and a great time away from the city. It's great to just have time for each other and nothing else. The amenities here are just fantastic! It takes so much of the stress out of preparing, knowing that everything is sooos ready here. Thanks guys!! ~ Jason & Lauren   (Eagles View)

Thank you for providing us with such a lovely escape from the 'hustle and bustle' of the city. Your suggestions for dining and sightseeing were excellent and the cottage was beautiful. Looking forward to next time. ~ Con & Shireen   (Eagles Reach)

Cosy, peaceful, secluded cottage. Loved all the little extras. Great fire, great spa, great views & yummie breaky. Can feel all the love & care you put into the cottage. Thank you we will be back. ~ John & Diana   (Eagles Reach)

"Perfect", that's the word we would use to describe this place. All the special little touches just added to our total happiness here. We will be back and are sorry we even have to leave! Keep up the high standards and there will never be a shortage of people wanting to stay at this gorgeous place. ~ Grant & Leeanne   (Eagles Reach)

First time at E.H., but our 5th weekend away in the Dandenongs. Fabulous cottage, surroundings & hosts. We will definitely be back. Celebrating our 13th wedding anniversary & my husbands 37th birthday could not have been done in a better environment. Thanks also to Nadine & the girls at Balance Therapies for a fabulous couples massage. Thanks Debbie & Ian awesome place that we will be recommending to everyone. ~ Bec & Marty   (Eagles Nest)

Thank you for a very lovely weekend, words cannot describe how lovely this place is. Thanks xxx ~ John & Carla   (Eagles Nest)

Thank you so much for a lovely stay, just what we needed before launching into another term! You really have thought of everything - I think everwhere we stay from now on will be compared to Eagles View! And thanks to your girls for the beautiful eggs! ~ Chris & Bree   (Eagles View)

Many thanks for a lovely weekend away. To be able to come to such a beautiful place so close to the city! ~ Paul & Jessie   (Eagles Nest)

Thanks so much for making our first few nights as a married couple absolutely perfect! The place is beautiful and you guys have been an absolute pleasure to deal with. We look forward to coming back here! Thanks again Ian & Debbie! xxx ~ Doug & Amy   (Eagles Reach)



When you stay at Eagle Hammer we want you to experience something special, more than the location, it's the feel of the space and the welcoming environment we create.
We can help you with restaurant bookings and cater for any specific dietary requirements for your self-cook breakfast.

Pre-arrange your in cottage spa treatment, or ring us and we can book for you (please note an admin fee will apply).
Balance Therapies Website

Flitterby is a fine-dining service delivering a delicious three course banquet to your cottage. The menu consists of a selection of contemporised Moroccan and Middle Eastern influences, slow cooked to perfection and accompanied by delectable selections of Mezza entree and dessert. Presented on a silver platter in the style demanded by Sultans. It is truly a fabulous experience and just perfect for those not wanting to leave the cottage.

Wedding nights & Honeymoons

If you are getting married we have some wonderful added extras to make your first night/s as a married couple even more special. Phone to discuss the Wedding night and Honeymoon packages, don’t forget to ask about our Candle Fairy service!

Local places to get married

an idea for transport!






Single Night

(only when the cottage is booked either side of the single night & the hosts discretion)
$320 $350 $380

Two Nights

(Frid/Sat ~or~ Sat/Sun)
$580 $620 $680

Three Nights

$690 $750 $780


Single Night

(Monday to Thursday)
$250 NA NA

Two Nights

(Monday to Thursday)
$470 $500 $520

Three Nights

(Monday to Thursday)
$630 $705 $735


The above rates are a guide only and can vary based on combination of days and if it is a long weekend or holiday period. These rates are subject to change without notice. For an accurate quote for your desired dates please follow the link "Check Availability & Book Online", where you will see the latest pricing for the dates you are interested in.

Online Bookings

If you wish to check if one of the cottages is available you can do so by pressing the "Check Availability & Book Online" button. If the cottage is available you can go ahead and book online, or if you want to ring and book directly with the hosts you can do so 03 9756 7700.  

Payment and Cancellation Policy

50% deposit is charged for all bookings, and the remaining 50% is charged upon arrival. However, bookings within 14 days of the stay or for a single night stay the full 100% is payable at time of booking. If you would like to vary the deposit amount for any reason, you can ring or email the hosts and discuss what you would like to do regarding the payment.

21 days notice of cancellation is required for the tariff to be refunded (less a $50 administration fee plus any commissions paid). Cancellations made within 14 days of the first night of the booking full payment is required, unless cottages are subsequently fully booked, then the amount paid will be refunded less administration fee and costs. Failure to arrive the full tariff is payable.

Price Includes

Accommodation and generous breakfast provisions for each morning of the stay. These ingredients are stocked in the cottage prior to your arrival so you are not disturbed during your stay. Enjoy your self cater breakfast which consists of many fresh ingredients, including eggs from the resident hens and other goodies for a full English breakfast. The price also includes many extras, port, a treasure hunt of treats, cheese & biscuits, a small selection of DVD's/CD's/games, plus quality toiletries and fluffy robes..

Check in is from 3pm and Check out on or before 11am


There are no options on our property for any more than one couple per cottage. We love children, pets, best friends, mother in laws…. but the cottages are not designed to cater for extra people or furry friends no matter how big or small.

Brides & Grooms
Our cottages are the perfect place for you to begin your honeymoon. If you would like to discuss how we can make your return from your wedding even more special don’t hesitate to call or email.

Please note that our cottages are not ideal for the wedding preparations of brides, grooms & their associated wedding parties. If you would like to discuss this in more detail do call or email, and we will assist you in finding an alternative venue!


Discounts apply for multiple night bookings and low season from month to month.

Direct Bank transfers also accepted
(details given upon booking).

Local Events


Yarra Valley Tours

Fancy a tour around the Yarra Valley? One of our highly recommended tour guides can pick you up from your cottage and deliver you back after a half, long half or full day of wine tasting and dining.


Yarra Ranges Estate

Boutique vineyard just up the road from Eagle Hammer. Enjoy wine tastings, light lunch & platters with lovely views in a friendly environment.

The Monbulk Winery

Open weekends and public holidays for tastings of its kiwi fruit and regular grape wines.

Five Oaks Vineyard

Offering weekend and holiday visitor tastings and BBQs. Experience the personal touch of a small family vineyard producing handcrafted premium wines.

Elmswood Estate

Fine wines and weddings are the specialty of Elmswood Estate. Visit the glassed room ‘The Pavilion’ for a lovely lunch overlooking the vineyard.

Seville Estate Winery

Established in 1972 as part of the rebirth of the Yarra Valley wineries. Cellar door open 7 days a week, drop in and try their award winning wines.

Local Activities

Local Markets

See board in reception upon arrival for what markets are on in the area when you come to stay.

Berry & Fruit Picking

Pick your own berries, cherries & stone & other fruit just up the road in Silvan, Wandin & Worri Yallock. U-pick berries & cherries usually December to January & fruit all year round at Raynors Orchards.  Pick up some pre-packaged and frozen berries (when out of season) to take home, perfect healthy snack or dessert in your freezer.


Spend some time fishing and you’ll be guaranteed to come back with some trout or salmon at the Macclesfield Trout Farm.

Take a ride on Puffing Billy


Golf at Emerald Golf Course

Silvan Reservoir Park

Located in the Dandenong foothills providing visitors with walking trails through cypress pine, spruce, liquidambar, maples and eucalypt forest.

More Activities

Hot Air Ballooning
Harley Rides
Butterfield reserve is just down the road plus many other wonderful walking trails.
Or simply enjoy coffee and cake in one of the local cafes or try one of many fabulous restaurants that reflect the abundance of local produce.

Trees Adventure

Located not far from Eagle Hammer is Trees Adventure. Courses for all levels, you just have to do it!

Your hosts are: Maria & Lee Panayiotou

Contact us

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Eagle Hammer Cottages

440 Old Emerald Road
PO Box 124, Monbulk VIC 3793

Phone +61 (3) 9756 7700
Mobile 0423 200 201
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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Melways 125, D5

Nestled in the Dandenong Ranges, Eagle Hammer Cottages is set amongst 30 acres of bushland between the picturesque towns of Monbulk and Emerald, approximately one hour from the city of Melbourne.

Eagle Hammer is not difficult to find, these directions will just assist you when you get closer to the property. Please note Satellite Navigation systems do not always bring you in the best way, please double check any Sat Nav suggestions against the relevant route overview in our directions document below.

David Hill Rd Old Emerald Road Emerald - Monbulk Rd Monbulk