Bramare (pronounced brah-MAH-reh) is an Italian word meaning 'to yearn for'. Bramare was the family home of Judy Burley and Andrew Barling, the OTIS Foundation chairman and founder. Andrew generously makes his home available to OTIS guests. Bramare is a stunning home overlooking the beautiful One Tree Hill National Park. Bramare features ceiling to floor windows throughout, offering views of the countryside.
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Bramare can accommodate up to seven people and is best suited to families or larger groups. It has three bedrooms, two with queen beds and one room with two single beds. There are three bathrooms. There is an additional single sofa bed that can be utilised on request.
Bramare is open for bookings all year round, subject to availability. It can be booked for four nights from Monday to Friday, or three nights from Friday to Monday.
Heating / Cooling
Bramare is a rammed-earth home designed to stay cool in summer and warm in winter. For summer there are ceiling fans in the living areas, but no airconditioning. For winter there is a gas log fire.
- Pets are not permitted and the property is strictly smoke-free.
- Bramare is a rural property so wildlife, such as kangaroos, are often seen close to and around the property. This may include snakes during the warmer months.
- All linen and bedding is provided at Bramare. Guests are required to bring their own food and personal items. Bramare has a fully equipped kitchen.
Location and Area
Bramare is situated in a magnificent rural setting on the outskirts of Bendigo in the picturesque Mandurang Valley. It is about 15 minutes drive to Bendigo central, where the closest medical facilities are located.
185 Tannery Lane, Mandurang, VIC 3551
We would like to thank you so, so, so much for the amazing weekend we just spent at beautiful Bramare. What a special place! We woke this morning to kangaroos outside our windows, and as it was our son's 10th birthday today, it was a truly wonderful way to start the day. After a tough year, it was so lovely to just relax and enjoy ourselves and have a little celebration of our family.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart. My family and I stayed at Bramare recently and we are so blessed. Thank you for the generosity. My family was able to get away from our busy schedule and forget everything for a period of time, we were able to rest and relax. I feel so peaceful.
It was wonderful to just relax and not have to worry about appointment and tests. And now as a single mother, it was even more important to make these memories of our new family. It was important for myself and my children to know that we could do this holiday by ourselves. This made us stronger as a new family. To see the kids laughing and playing was awesome. The kids loved waking to the kangaroos at the windows and to spoil me with breakfast in bed. It was so relaxing..... I recommend this to people.