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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
In-room dining

Guest reviews

4.8 out of 5 Exceptional
94 reviews

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Pet Friendly

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant


Explore the area

Popular LocationEureka Stadium15 min walk
Popular LocationSt John of God Hospital Ballarat20 min walk
Popular LocationBallarat Base Hospital2 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Ballarat Central - Cardigan Cottage by the Lake

    Lakefront Ballarat Holiday home in Lake Wendouree with kitchen
    This smoke-free holiday home features a garden. The holiday home has 3 bedrooms and offers free WiFi and a private yard. Guests can enjoy a fireplace, and other amenities include a kitchen with a fridge and an oven.
    Air-conditioned accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include baths or showers and hairdryers.

    This Ballarat property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with DVD players and video game consoles. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Property manager

    Traci Pearson
    Speaks English

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities


    • Free WiFi

    Parking and transport

    • On-site parking

    Family friendly

    • Cot/infant bed available
    • High chair
    • Toys


    • Fridge
    • Hob
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Toaster
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Coffee/tea maker


    • 3 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 1 bathroom
    • Bathtub or shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Living room
    • Dining room


    • TV
    • Video game console
    • DVD player
    • Stereo
    • Games
    • Books
    • Video library

    Outdoor areas

    • Balcony
    • Garden
    • Garden


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    • On the lake
    • In the city centre

    Things to do

    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Ecotours nearby
    • Mountain biking nearby
    • Cave exploring nearby


    • Sleeps 6
    • Smartphone data usage (unlimited)
    • Unit size: 1830 sq ft (170 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets are allowed
    Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Cots (infant beds) are available

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
    This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place
    Disinfectant is used to clean the property

    We should mention

    Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

    Property is also known as

    Ballarat Central Cardigan Cottage by the Lake
    Ballarat Central - Cardigan Cottage by the Lake Ballarat

    About this area


    Located in Ballarat, this holiday home is in the city centre and on a lake. Ballarat Golf Club and Eureka Aquatic Center are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Howitt Street Trig Station Natural Features Reserve and Flax Mill Swamp Wildlife Reserve. Travelling with kids? Consider Park Lake Gardens and The Tangled Maze. Explore all the area has to offer with hiking/biking trails, ecotours and mountain biking.

    Visit our Ballarat travel guide
    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Eureka Stadium - 15 min walk
    • St John of God Hospital Ballarat - 20 min walk
    • Ballarat Base Hospital - 2 min drive
    • Art Gallery of Ballarat - 7 min drive
    • St Patrick's Cathedral - 8 min drive

    Getting around

    • Ballarat Station - 3 min drive

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 2:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    This family-friendly Ballarat holiday home is located on a lake, within 1 mi (2 km) of Eureka Stadium, St John of God Hospital Ballarat and Ballarat Base Hospital. Sovereign Hill is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away. Ballarat Station is 23 minutes by foot.

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Ballarat Central - Cardigan Cottage by the Lake

    94 reviews
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
      great location

      Warm, cosy house, very comfortable beds, and a great secure little backyard for the dog. Very close to the lake for walks.

      5.0 out of 5 Excellent
        wish it was my home!

        absolutly stunning place :) would defiantly come back. so close to the lake and town. we had the best time away. thankyou traci

        5.0 out of 5 Excellent
          Highly recommend

          Well appointed cottage in great location. Very comfortable bed and great that we could bring our dog with us.

          5.0 out of 5 Excellent
            Beautiful Cottage

            Awesome property, perfectly located and very clean and comfy.

            5.0 out of 5 Excellent
              Very happy

              Lovely little cottage, very close to Lake Wendouree. Would recommend