FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can I have more than one 7 night stay per year?
Under the Eddington Cottage Policy, 7 nights per year is the maximum allowed.
However further bookings may be accepted as expressions of interest, and depending on availability may be granted. Confirmation of acceptance will be made 2 weeks prior to the requested dates.
I am a Parishioner at an Anglican Church interstate – can I stay at Eddington Cottage?
Under the terms of the Bequest, active parishioners from the Bendigo Diocese are a priority. Expressions of interest from active parishioners from other Dioceses may be accepted, depending on availability and with confirmation only made 2 weeks prior to the requested dates.
I have a very small, well behaved dog that I want to take with me.
Assistance dogs are welcome, however pets are not permitted to stay at Eddington Cottage.
I am a parishioner of a Bendigo Church, but because I am a teacher I need to visit during school holidays – can I book at that time?
The Eddington Cottage policy states that Victorian school holidays are reserved for clergy bookings until 2 weeks prior to the holiday period, at which time any vacancies will become generally available. You may submit an expression of interest for these periods, with confirmation only made 2 weeks prior to the requested dates.
My family want to join me during my stay at Eddington Cottage – is there any extra cost for additional guests?
Eddington Cottage comfortably sleeps 9 people. At the current time cost is based on a per night, not per head basis.
Is Eddington Cottage suitable for people with disabilities?
The ground floor at Eddington Cottage is generally accessible for people with a disability. The main bedroom on the ground floor has a large bathroom with a walk-in shower and rails.
Is Eddington Cottage suitable for young toddlers?
Eddington Cottage has a fold up cot, high chair and baby bath. There is however no fence/gate on the stairs to the second floor at this point in time; you would be strongly advised to bring this with you to prevent toddlers accessing the stairway. We do however ask that you use some protection (cardboard, felt or material) between the fence and the wall to avoid damaging the plaster.
Please note also that the ground floor is made of polished concrete.
What do I need to bring with me?
- Personal linen for the single bed sheets (the main bedroom has a king size bed with all linen supplied)
- Bath towels and hand towels
- Food supplies
- Beach equipment