The Homestead

Important Information

A booking is for the entire Homestead, the number of guests does not impact the price regardless of season. A minimum stay of 2 nights is required with a maximum of 10 guests.

Children – The Homestead is not suitable for infants or children and there are safety concerns regarding the pool area. Please ensure all guests are older than 12 years of age when considering this property.

Pets – As we have a large number of wildlife on the property, we do not allow pets unless they are support or assistance animals. Please Contact Us to discuss your requirements.

Wheelchair or Mobility access – The Homestead is on one level. A ramp is available to assist with door access. There are a small number of steps at the entrance and for access to the north facing yard and pool. The Master ensuite has a mobility rail in the shower. Please Contact Us to discuss your requirements.

No Smoking – The Homestead is strictly a no smoking environment.

Detailed Homestead information with an interactive floor plan is available here.


To make a booking enter the total number of guests, the check-in and check-out dates and the preferred bedroom setups.

Click CHECK AVAILABILITY to PROCEED TO CHECKOUT and REQUEST CONFIRMATION.

We will respond to your request within 24-hours.

A 25% deposit payment is required to secure the Booking.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Book

From $1,250.00 per night Inc. GST

Please select the preferred bedroom setup.

The Master Suite contains one quality double sofa bed and the Library Suite contains two quality double sofa beds. Please select the preferred sofa bed setup.

Pay a 25% deposit per item

Additional Information

La Riva offers 7 acres of manicured gardens, grand Mediterranean style Homestead, 25 metre infinity edge swimming pool overlooking majestic century old gum trees, Mitchell River, Jones Bay and the Bluff.

Boasting light filled Atrium entrance, formal lounge and formal dining together with casual/family lounge & meals area. Kitchen with large Butlers panty and 6 car garage.

Included items and services:

  • We provide all deluxe hotel style bed linen, bath and pool towels together with soaps and hand sanitisers for your use.
  • All pots and pans, plates and cutlery are provided plus more to support your stay and culinary efforts.
  • We also provide an outdoor BBQ for your convenience.
  • Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate supplies are included.
  • We have unlimited free Wi-Fi available for you during your stay.
  • We also provide free Netflix access on all TV’s. Each TV has a BOSE sound bar, plus an additional BOSE soundbar in the Lounge/Atrium area, that allows for streaming audio throughout the house.

Detailed Homestead information with an interactive floor plan is available here.

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 pm
  • Check-out time 10:00 am

La Riva is a small East Gippsland accommodation business and any cancellations or changes to bookings affect us greatly and leave little or no opportunity to replace lost or cancelled bookings. As such we have adopted a fair but strict deposit and cancellation policy.

A full set of Terms and Conditions is available here.

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us:

Cancellation Policy

  1. Standard Cancellation: A full refund is provided for cancellations 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the date of arrival.
  2. Late Cancellation: Cancellation within 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the date of arrival will result in loss of deposit. Cancellation within 48 hours prior to the date of arrival will result in loss of full payment.

Deposit and Final Payment Policies

  1. Payment methods accepted: Credit card/Debit card/Direct deposit. No cash is handled at the property and cheques are not accepted.
  2. Holiday or Festive Season Payments: This appies to the festive season date range of 15th December to 15th January, Easter and any Victorian long weekends: 25% deposit is required at the time of reservation.
  3. Bookings Payment Policy: For all bookings a 25% deposit is required when making a reservation. The deposit is non-refundable if the booking is cancelled within 14 days of arrival.
  4. Final Payment Policy: Payment in full is required no later than 48 hours prior to the date of arrival. It is the policy of La Riva to take a bond upon arrival to guarantee both incidental charges and in case of damages for the duration of your stay. The bond amount is 20% of your total accommodation fee. At check in, a pre-authorisation of 20% of your total accommodation fee will be processed on your credit card. We recommend that the final bill be settled with the same credit card presented on check in.
  5. Note about Pre-authorisation: A pre-authorisation is the bond amount frozen (or reserved) on your credit card, but not deducted from your account. It may take 5 – 7 business days for this bond amount to be available on your credit card. Please note that this process and the estimated time for the return of funds are enforced by the card issuer and cannot be controlled by La Riva.
  6. Paying by debit card: Prior to check-in, a payment equivalent to 20% of your total accommodation fee is processed on your debit card. Please allow 5 – 7 business days for the refund to appear on your debit card account – the estimated time for the return of refunds are enforced by the card issuer and cannot be controlled or influenced by La Riva.
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