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Summer 2015 - 2016.........

Greetings to our lovely loyal guests!  We hope that you have had a great Summer so far.  Ours has been an interesting one. As we are nearing the end of February and the end of the fire season, we are all breathing a huge sigh of relief.  The Wye River fire was a concern to all of us in the area during this Summer. We, however were never in any danger and we were monitoring conditions closely to ensure that all of our guests and our property were safe.

Welcome to Yarrabee....

Welcome to Yarrabee, a gorgeous new addition to the Pennyroyal Farm Family. Yarrabee is a stunning country property, newly renovated, set on 4 acres with great views and a huge deck. 

Yarrabee, as the name suggests is a home with many gum trees.  On the outside it is charming house set on a country property, with bush surrounds and gorgeous views. There are lovely walks into the State Forest from the front door.  On the inside, Yarrabee oozes warmth, charm and character. You can just picture yourself here with your family creating memories that will last forever.

The facilities at Yarrabee include:

Newly renovated Bush Cottage
Wood heater with ample firewood supplied
Farm and Bush, with lovely walks into State forest
Plasma TV and DVD player
Reverse-cycle air conditioner
Wood floors in kitchen lounge and dining, carpet in bedrooms
Large deck with outdoor furniture with a gas BBQ
Automatic washing machine

Sleeping: Sleeps 8 • Four bedrooms • One queen-sized bed • Two double-beds • Two single beds• Doonas and electric blankets • Linen and towels supplied.

Kitchen: Newly renovated full kitchen with dishwasher • Ceramic cooktop • Coffee Machine • Crockery, Cutlery and Basic Kitchen Supplies.

Bathroom: Two newly renovated bathrooms • Ensuite with shower • Main bathroom with Shower over bath


Out and About...

Gentle Annie Berry Farm...

Gentle Annie Berry Gardens is a pick your own farm in the beautiful Pennyroyal Valley. It has a licensed farmhouse cafe and produce shop.  They serve devonshire teas, farmhouse lunches, great coffee and tea, assorted drinks, home made berry pie, cakes and ice-cream. They also serve a great range of local beers and wines.

Every Friday and Saturday night Gentle Annie is open for Twilight dinners.  They are Italian influenced in a farmhouse style.  Families are very welcome.  Seating is limited, so make sure you book!  Gentle Annie also has a fabulous roast lunch available on Sundays from 1pm, or you can just choose from the usual menu.

From the shop you can take a basket and pick some fresh berries, fruits and vegetables from the garden, which are all priced by the kilo.  Drinks, ice cream, jams, relishes, chutney, local beer, local wine and many products are available to purchase to take home.

Gentle Annie is only a few minutes drive on the same road as Pennyroyal Farm Cottages. It is a twenty minute drive from the beautiful beaches of Lorne, 40 minutes from Geelong City, or 1 hour and 40 minutes from Melbourne.

For more details phone Gentle Annie on: 5236 3391 or have a look on their website:


Pennyroyal Pet of the Season.........

Meet Shiraz, Lexia, Pinot and Merlot! They are our Pennyroyal Pets of the Season! Well done to the Italian Greyhound team!

These gorgeous pooches had many adventures at Pennyroyal Farm.  They are very curious and very cuddly.  They particularly loved to bake in the sun! We look forward to having these little guys come and stay with us again. Thank you Wayne for the lovely pictures of your gorgeous family.


Upcoming Events...

  • 20 February - Apollo Bay Seafood Festival
  • 27 February - Martians Cafe Deans Marsh - MELSSA MAIN
  • 28th February - Junior State Lifesaving Carnival LORNE
  • 6 March- Martians Cafe Deans Marsh - THE CUTTING
  • 12 March - 3 April - Lorne Sculpture Biennale
  • 13 March - Martians Cafe Deans Marsh - ALISON FERRIER
  • 18 - 20 March - Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival
  • 20 March - Hare Krishna Colour Festival - Barwon Park Winchelsea
  • 21 March - 5 April - Rip Curl Pro ASP World Tour Event - Bells Beach
  • 24 - 28 March - Lions Easter Art Show - LORNE
  • 26 March - Lorne Kinder Fair
  • 27 March - Deans Marsh Market & Festival - 9am - 2pm
  • Gosling Creek Winery - Live Music EVERY Sunday