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Zelman Cottage

Hepburn Springs | Villages & Surrounds

  • Zelman Cottage
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  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
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  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
  • Zelman Cottage
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Victor Zelman's father, Alberto, a prominent musician from Austria moved to Australia in the early 1870's, and established himself as a pivotal figure in the Australian classical music scene.  After marrying his wife Harriet, also a musician, and having four boys, they became much loved figures in the growing classical music scene. One son, Alberto (Junior) went on to found The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, whilst another, Victor, also an accomplished musician, went on to establish a stellar career as a landscape artist, with a number of small paintings and etchings located in public galleries the likes of, National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, and The Art Gallery of NSW. 

A prominent Melbourne figure,Victor first became interested in the Hepburn Springs area when he married into the Borsa family who had property throughout the district.  His new wife Clara and Victor built a holiday cottage and painting studio around 1910 and enjoyed holidays spent with the Italian residents of the area. They moved there permanently in the 1940's, when Victor painted a frieze in the lounge room of his home, a beautiful landscape piece still there today.  

Zelman Cottage is now again a holiday cottage. A sensitive refurbishment has been undertaken to keep the frieze in tact and present the cottage in a neutral and calming palette. Not much has changed except the addition of modern luxurious bathrooms and beautiful furniture and linen. 

Three bedroom sleep six, with lovely entertaining areas to the back looking out onto the beautiful gardens that the Zelman's tended to and loved spending their time in. A north facing deck is there for entertaining in the summer and a cosy wood heater is situated in the lounge where you can sit with a red wine and study the work of the hand painted frieze and imagine days gone by.

This is a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a place of historical significance and stay in a cottage where so much art, music, love and big conversations took place under the ownership of, Victor Alexander Zelman, Australian Artist, 1877 -1958.

Bathrooms

Hair Dryer, Hand Basin, Separate Shower, Toilet, Vanity

Bedrooms

Bedside Lamps, Electric Blankets, Linen & Towels Provided

Entertainment

Books or Magazines, Internet Connection - Complimentary Wi Fi

Family Friendly

Children allowed

Heating/Cooling

Fan - Ceiling, Fireplace - Open Wood Fire, Heat Lamps, Heating - Ducted

Kitchen

Capuccino Machine, Dish Washer, Full Kitchen, Gas Cooktop, Microwave Convection Oven, Oven, Refrigerator, Crockery, Cookware, Cutlery & Glassware, Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

Laundry

Clothes Dryer, Washing Machine

Living Areas

Dining Table

Location

Hepburn Springs

Other

Seating for 2, Seating for 6

Outdoors

BBQ - Gas, Day Bed, Decking, Outdoor Setting, Extensive Garden

Pet Friendly

Pets - sorry, not allowed

Promotions

Family and Friends Promotion, Family Time Promotion, Garden Delights Promotion, Girls Weekend Promotion, Hepburn Springs Village, Modern to Period, Mothers Day Weekend Promotion

Property

Open to other room(s), Split Level

Views

Views - Bushland, Views - Garden

Property

Children allowed, Crockery, Cookware, Cutlery & Glassware, Extensive Garden, Family and Friends Promotion, Family Time Promotion, Garden Delights Promotion, Girls Weekend Promotion, Heating - Ducted, Hepburn Springs, Hepburn Springs Village, Internet Connection - Complimentary Wi Fi, Linen & Towels Provided, Modern to Period, Mothers Day Weekend Promotion, Pets - sorry, not allowed, Split Level, Tea & Coffee Making Facilities, Views - Bushland, Views - Garden

Dining Room 1

Fan - Ceiling, Seating for 6

Living Area 1

Books or Magazines, Fireplace - Open Wood Fire

Laundry 1

Clothes Dryer, Washing Machine

Outdoors 1

BBQ - Gas, Day Bed, Decking, Outdoor Setting

Bathroom 1

Hair Dryer, Hand Basin, Heat Lamps, Separate Shower, Toilet

Ensuite 1

Hair Dryer, Hand Basin, Heat Lamps, Separate Shower, Toilet, Vanity

Bedroom 1

Bedside Lamps, Electric Blankets

Bedroom 2

Bedside Lamps, Electric Blankets

Bedroom 3

Bedside Lamps, Electric Blankets

Kitchen 1

Capuccino Machine, Dining Table, Dish Washer, Full Kitchen, Gas Cooktop, Microwave Convection Oven, Open to other room(s), Oven, Refrigerator, Seating for 2