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Truly escape to heaven at the luxurious and spacious Manna Gum.

Equipped for easy living and that sense of luxury you want to wake to every morning, you will instantly feel refreshed, renewed and replenished after time in this idyllic bush setting.

This magnificent straw bale home is designed to stay cool in Summer and warm in Winter.  The barn style vaulted ceilings give a sense of space and calm while the gorgeous floor to ceiling windows help you feel part of the natural bush setting.  

Explore the 20 acres of hidden gully nestled at the base of Mt Porepunkah.  The property is surrounded by beautiful state forest affording an abundance of Australian native flora and fauna.

Spend long summer days (and nights!) relaxing by the in-ground pool and heated spa with the sounds of nature to serenade you.  

BBQ under the stars in serene peace & quiet or take the short drive into Bright to experience chef's hats dining.

Relax in the spacious open plan living and dining area with picture windows to bring the stunning outside in.  Lose the hours with a movie from your smart TV with Netflix or put your feet up by the fire with a good book.

In Winter, the toasty wood fire sets the mood or take a quick dip to cool off in Summer.  The entire property features ducted heating & cooling for year round comfort.

Whip up a feast of local produce in the beautiful fully equipped kitchen with everything you could need.

Enjoy breakfast at the bar with a coffee from your own pod machine or enjoy an afternoon tea by the pool.

Unwind in the glorious deep, shaped bath with views to relax to.  The luxurious master bedroom features a gorgeous window seat to curl up with a great book or relax by the wood fire on the custom floor seating.  The master features a queen bed and ensuite just for you.  The 2nd bedroom also features a queen bed with all bedding & linen supplied.  The 3rd bedroom features 3 single beds and a slide out trundle, sleeping 8 guests in comfort.  The 3rd bedroom also includes a TV & DVD, perfect for the kids to use as their own space.

Wake up to the symphony of our native birds.  Watch out for the wallabies and kangaroos.  Walk though the bush enjoying the native orchids & flowers.  Spot Bindi our resident wombat on her nightly ramble.

Cap your stay off with a fully equipped laundry & office, Free WIFI with Netflix, spacious lawns to play and enjoy and true tranquility in a luxurious setting, Manna Gum is what dreams are made of.

Bedroom 1: King bed
Bedroom 2: King bed
Bedroom 3: Single beds x 3 + Single trundle

This property is booked for you and only you.
You will have the entire property to yourselves however bedroom access is determined by guest numbers. Please chat with our friendly team to find a configuration that works for you.


Property Details

Fully equipped kitchen
Dog friendly
3 Bedroom
Bedrooms : x 3
Pet Friendly
Bathrooms : x 2


Coffee machine : Pod style


Off street parking

Linen & Towels

All bedding and linen provided


Shower : Separate
Toilet : Ensuite
Bath extra deep
Toilet : Separate


Oven/stove : electric

Living Area

Open plan living

Additional Features

Private laundry
Iron and ironing board
Air conditioning
Clothes dryer
Washing machine : Front loader
Washing line
Wood fire : Enclosed
Ceiling fans
Heating : Ducted
Window seat
iPod dock
Swimming pool

Outdoor Area

Outdoor setting
BBQ 4 burner gas


TV : Digital flatscreen/DVD
2 Bathroom

Map: Property and Surrounds


What a fabulous property, set in beautiful surrounds, with a house that lacks nothing and is supplied to the hilt! The sounds of nature abounding, morning noon and night and the smell of life and beauty all around. With the swimming pool, trails, modern décor and appliances, clean and spotless environment, this would have to be the best country property we have stayed at with value-for-money, off the charts! Perfection has been redefined! Loved it!!!

- Vivek - 06/10/2018
5 stars

- Robyn - 25/07/2018
Manna Gums Escape is a hidden gem. The most relaxing place my family have ever stayed in. Cheers

- Geoffrey - 02/07/2018
This house and setting is beautiful. Had every comfort of home and was set up perfect. Very peaceful surrounding. Just far enough away from the town. Looking forward to next year

- David - 17/03/2018
Had another lovely stay - loved the new sail by the pool but a shame the pool heater was broken.

- Carolyn - 02/02/2018
The property was stunning inside & out. Location was ideal for a quiet getaway with beautiful views but still only minutes from Bright for the cafe's & shops.

- Dianne - 18/12/2017
Excellent quiet location. Beautiful house with great facilities.

- Fiona - 14/11/2017
The house was very clean and the area very relaxing, we will be back

- Andrew - 21/10/2017
A little bit of paradise in a hidden valley. Accommodation was superb we just wish we could stay longer.

- Sally - 16/10/2017
All aspects of our stay with Alpine Valley Getaways and the property itself was flawless. I highly recommend both if your considering a stay at one of their listings or the property Mana Gum Escape.

- Jade - 09/10/2017
Amazing property in a beautiful location.

- Adam - 03/10/2017
Loved the property and the surroundings. Will definitely visit again.

- Supratim - 24/09/2017
A wonderful place in a beautiful setting. A great house for 2 families, with plenty of space to fill. Great walks in the surrounding forests.

- David - 14/08/2017
A very comfortable house in a lovely setting.

- Joe - 23/05/2017
Beautiful large home. Plenty of natural light. Really enjoyable stay

- Daniel - 16/05/2017
Great accommodation lovely and warm! Great location so peaceful and away from the world! Loved everything about the place.

- Megan - 02/05/2017
stunning location; lose yourself in a luxury location surrounded by forest. caters for all needs. We had a family with children and another family with 2 dogs and we had a fab time. Definitely will come back.

- Mike - 25/03/2017
Tranquility at it's finest. Wonderful venue, great location everything we had hoped for to recharge the batteries. We will certainly be back!

- Megan - 01/03/2017
This property is absolutely wonderful we spent a wonderful week. It exceeded our expections. The layout is amazing gorgeous kitchen with everything you could want. Top class appliances in kitchen and laundry. Wake up with beautiful peaceful surrounds to the sound of the beautiful kookaburras. Our kids asked can we go back again and again. Love love love it.

- Brenda - 27/01/2017
This is the 2nd summer we have stayed at Manna Gum. It is a truly remarkable property that we would 100% recommend. Absolutely everything that you need is provided and the peaceful & tranquil surroundings make it a great hideaway from the busy bustling crowds at Bright !

- Nicole - 06/01/2017
Manna Gum is a beautiful relaxing property just outside of Porepunkah. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the house was equipped with all you needed for a comfortable stay. Very peaceful and the views are lovely through the big windows.

- Andrea - 16/11/2016
Beautifully designed house that really works with the environment. The house is very comfortable - we didn't want to leave!

- Jasmine - 02/08/2016
Everything was perfect. A beautiful place to relax and unwind.

- Liz - 07/04/2016
A beautifully finished home, well laid out, spacious and luxurious. Perfect for a secluded getaway.

- Jonathan - 05/02/2016
Fantastic and will be going back next year!

- Carolyn - 21/01/2016
Manna Gum was one of the best houses we have stayed in, was even nicer in real life. It felt like a day spa out in the bush, extremely relaxing surroundings. My husband & son made good use of the surrounding tracks with their motorbikes, and it was nice & close to Lake Buffalo in Myrtleford for our boating days. Our 2 dogs absolutely loved exploring the property on our morning walks. Will definitely be returning !!

- Nicole - 03/01/2016
Beautiful house, great setting. We had cooler weather and house was very warm. Loved it and will be back.

- Fiona - 04/11/2015
Highly recommend Manna Gum Escape if you are looking for a wonderful bush setting. The house is very comfortable in every aspect. Our weekend was very cold but we found the floor heating together with the open fire more than adequate to keep the house warm. We will be back to enjoy the pool next time!

- Mike - 13/07/2015
This was a fantastic property to stay in and probably the best that we've enjoyed over the last 10 years of coming to the area. The pics on the web don't do it justice and for once the real thing looks better than the add. It's the little things that count like a spare full gas bottle for the BBQ and the fireplace all ready with wood ready to light. The only negative is that the cleaning of the BBQ was overlooked and there was some dog hair on the outdoor furniture otherwise a truly fantastic property and in my opinion well priced. We will be back!

- George - 11/07/2015
Wonderful place to stay and have some relaxing time. Will recomend to friends and will definitely go back.

- Tarik - 05/07/2015
Lovely house in lovely surrounds!!

- Tennelle - 24/05/2015
Pleasantly surprised. A beautiful home.

- Teirai - 26/04/2015
A beautiful house, just as pictured. It was peaceful and relaxing, yet easy access to Mt Buffalo, Bright, and everywhere else we wanted to visit. Highly recommended, and we're looking forward to staying here again.

- Greg - 06/04/2015
We had a wonderful and relaxing time at Manna Gum Escape and would strongly recommend it to an family who enjoy space and freedom on their holiday the pool was amazing and used extensively by us. A Fantastic place to have a luxurious break.

- Ken - 10/01/2015
A beautiful property - exactly what we hoped for. remote, private, cosy. The owner was very helpful on arrival, and then left us alone. We would definitely stay there again, and would recommend it to others.

- Nicole - 12/07/2014
Fantastic property! Agent and owner were extremely helpful and accommodating! House was clean and website photos did not do it justice! Would highly recommend manna gum to anyone!!

- Daniel - 17/07/2014
The house is spectacular. The location is breath taking. A beautiful and serene property for a peaceful and relaxing get-away.

- Pina - 21/04/2014
Manna Gum is such a uniquely warm and welcoming property. We found that we immediately relaxed upon driving through the beautiful countryside and this state was only further reinforced once we arrived at Manna Gum. Our boys enjoyed exploring the bushland around the house and getting out onto the nearby rail trail with their bikes.

- Carey - 16/03/2014
Quiet environment away from the hustle and bustle, but a short drive to town, or once on station street, its just an easy bike ride into Bright. A clean welcoming house that feels like you are right at home, it has all appliances that you would need. The beds are pure comfort with quality Bedding. We stayed in summer time, the swimming pool was clean and a great hit with the kids.

- Kellie - 30/12/2013