Alchemy: a seemingly magical process of transformation.
Find your way to Alchemy House in Hepburn Springs to transform your being into one that is relaxed, happy, rejuvenated and content.
Cosy up by the fire with a bottle of Pinot Noir and listen to the rain hitting the tin roof in winter… or relax on the north facing deck with the BBQ fired up and a bottle of Rose in Summer.
From the owners of the awarded “Best self-contained accommodation” in Victoria (Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate-RACV Tourism Awards 2016), Alchemy House comprises a fully self-contained experience with you in mind.
The perfect family getaway or girls weekend escape! Sleeps 6 in luxury surrounds.
Comprises a well-equipped kitchen adjoining a dining area and cosy living room. The 3 king size bedrooms have built in robes, while other features include an authentic wood fire, deep free-standing bath and a BBQ on your private deck. The deck has mountain views from its elevated position and enjoys amazing sunsets in the summer months.
Ideally located just minutes from downtown Hepburn and neighbouring Daylesford, Alchemy House offers easy access to Hepburn's renowned mineral waters, day spas, antique shopping, hiking and mouth-watering dining at the Lake House Restaurant, Blue Bean Café and other local restaurants.
Clifftop at Hepburn
CROWNED AUSTRALIA’S NO.1 FROM 40,000 HOLIDAY HOMES
TRULY BREATHTAKING VIEWS
Australia’s No.1 Romantic Accommodation 2017
Australia’s No.1 People’s Choice 2017
Australia’s No.1 Romantic Getaway 2017
Australia’s No.1 Interior & Design 2016
WORLD'S BEST MASSAGE CHAIR
INDOOR & OUTDOOR DAYBEDS
LORD OF THE RINGS PINBALL
Spotify, free WIFI, spa, stone bath
Fireplace, decks, HDTV, architecture
Full service kitchen and laundry
Its like you're in another world, living a life less ordinary. The jewel in Daylesford and Hepburn's crown. Welcome to luxury, to wellbeing, to exclusivity. Welcome to Clifftop at Hepburn…truly an effortless and serene place to unwind.
GUEST REVIEW - "OMG!!! 5 STAR, if not better"
MEDIA REVIEW - "Clifftop reminds me of one of the world's Top 100 hotels!"
GUEST REVIEW - "Its like staying in a house from The Block TV show."
GUEST REVIEW - "Its memories like these that stay with us forever."
GUEST REVIEW - "The bed is THE most comfortable EVER."
Lakeshore House, Daylesford
Lakeshore House is:-
-a large country villa,for 8-10 guests,children welcome
- set in a large beautiful garden shaded by mature trees
-slopes down to the lake where waters lap a few metres away.
-in the heart of the lake tourist (& swimming) precinct yet so private!
Through the back garden gate,take the lake path to:-
- nearby cafes, Bookbarn, Boat House & kiddie playground
-rent pedalos and kayaks, take a picnic!
Easy walk to:-
-the premier restaurant Lake House
-the Peace Mile or Lover's walk around the lake perimeter or
-explore the bushland and natural mineral water pumps just below
Within the property:-
- all rooms are spacious with large picture windows & views
-4 bedrooms feature flexible bedding and hotel quality sheets.
-sofabed adds opportunity for 2 extra guests(either King or 2 singles)
-two separate living rooms,TV's,comfy couches & cushions
-super kitchen provides excellent self-catering
-morning breakfast goodies ,tea & coffee supplied
-large table adjacent dining room, log fireplace & lake views
- bath sheets & towels,vanity packs,all bed & kitchen linens
-two full bathrooms,extra toilet
- full laundry in sun/wet room
-hydronic heating, open fire and air-con for climate control
-2 patios, one spans the back of the house overlooking garden & lake
-garden furniture, BBQ for al fresco dining.
-bocce court (balls provided)
- lawns spreading beneath mature trees
-direct access to the lake
-complimentary WIFI, 2 TV's, games, DVD's, croquet
-110 kilometres from Melbourne
-in the heart of the Daylesford lake tourist precinct,
- directly on Lake Daylesford shore,skirting Central Springs Reserve.
-100 metres to Bookbarn, Boathouse, 250m. to Lake House
-Daylesford shopping hub an easy stroll or one minute drive
-wineries,markets, galleries, farm gates and quaint neighbouring
towns a pleasurable drive away.
Ideal for : groups, reunions, wedding guest accomodation, special
occasions and small workshops
...A TRULY GREAT SPOT TO STAY FOR PEACE & QUIET OR
TO SPRINGBOARD TO ALL THE LOCAL SPA FACILITIES...
Lake Daylesford Cottage
Welcoming guests for more than fifteen years, this is one of the most sort after locations on Lake Daylesford, right on the water's edge, a stylish and intimate retreat welcoming up to six guests.
The luxury of an open fire in winter, spa bath, open plan living and a sunny reading room . A large deck overlooks the mature garden stretching to walking tracks around the lake edge, across the water from award winning Lake House, the Book Barn and Boat House all just a few meters away.
Expect great views and a cosy atmosphere
The whole house is your-own to enjoy
Interaction with guests
We live just a few doors along in the same street and as we pass by on a daily basis it's not difficult drop in if you need guidance with house-keeping
St Claire Country House
SMALL LUXURY FRENCH COUNTRY HOUSE (Sleeps 24)
St Claire Country House is a new, beautifully luxurious French Colonial residence that sleeps 24 people in 9 bedrooms. The 9 bedrooms, and 5 bathrooms, are located across the East and West Wings. Each bedroom looks out onto the garden.
There is a central building called the Salon that is the gathering place. It has a large designer kitchen, a long French dining table that seats 24, a lounge area around an open fire place that seats 24 and a home theatre.
There are two outdoor living areas on lush lawn. A one-acre romantic garden around the residence completes the picture.
St Claire is suitable for large groups such as for weddings, birthday and anniversary celebrations, family groups, wellness retreats, corporate entertaining and meetings, girls’ weekends, writers’ retreats, golfing groups and walking groups. It is also suitable for product launches and photo shoots.
Chefs from the region can be engaged to provide a special lunch, private dinner or high tea for the group.
Located at Trentham East, St Claire sits on 24 acres. It is surrounded by tranquil rolling countryside. St Claire is only five minutes’ drive from Trentham Village, one hour from inner Melbourne and 20 minutes from Woodend, Daylesford and Kyneton.
ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS
St Claire’s architecture is in graceful French Colonial style, harking from where the French had colonies. There are steep roofs, dormer windows, tall chimneys, verandas, French doors and rustic shutters. The interiors of St Claire have 12-foot ceilings, oak floors, marble mantle pieces, gilded mirrors, basket chandeliers, French furniture and soft colour everywhere. Wallpapers and fabrics are by Designers Guild and Sanderson.
THE DELIGHTS OF TRENTHAM
The village of Trentham is five minutes away, with its gourmet Annie Smithers’ restaurant, gastro pubs, trendy cafes and specialist shops.
EXPLORE THE REGION
St Claire Country House is the perfect base from which to explore the region. There are key attractions such as gourmet eateries, gardens, walks, specialist shopping, spas, wineries, galleries, cinemas, nurseries and heritage. These attractions are found within 30 minutes’ drive.
PRIVATE FUNCTIONS SUCH AS WEDDINGS
There is a French Salon and North Lawn available for private functions.
The French Salon can hold up to 120 people cocktail style and 88 people sit down.
The North Lawn can have marquees on it and up to 120 people.