It was the year 2000 when Gail and her husband Terence changed their lives.
“We decided we were moving to Victoria.”
They settled in Daylesford, a picturesque town known as the spa capital of Australia.
“We bought a property with a view to set up a Bed and Breakfast, which we did.”
Gail and Terence chose a Cedarspan™ 30C30 with a cedar upgrade and an additional verandah and deck.
“We saw an advertisement in a magazine.”
“It came with all the parts ready to assemble.”
“We didn’t have to get builders involved. We had to get council approval, of course.”
Although it’s been 21 years since the cabin was built, Gail has fond memories from the time.
“My husband and a friend spent a week putting it up, and we took our time fitting it out.”
And while it was a place for guests to stay, they too had created a lifestyle for themselves.
“It generated an income for 20 years for us.”
Gail named it the ‘Rose Cottage.’
“It was very private. We had a beautiful garden. Guests couldn’t see us, and we couldn’t see them.”
“It was well before the era of Airbnb.”
The couple parted with the property a few years ago. But Gail says the Cedarspan™ cabin was an attractive feature to prospective buyers.
“It was a selling point. It added $100,000 easily. Probably more.”
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