Tag: Garden setting

Hepburn Springs Mineral Reserve

Relax, rejuvenate and explore. This region is home to over 80% of Victorias Mineral Springs, famous for the stunning natural setting and healing waters.

The Hepburn Springs Mineral Reserve was Australia’s first Mineral Reserve created in 1865 and houses the historic Bathhouse and Pavilion buildings. Take some time out to rejuvenate and ‘take the waters’, or explore one of the many walking trails that are found throughout the reserve. Have a wander along the creek to each mineral spring and taste the famous mineral water from the pumps or free-flowing pipes throughout the reserve. There are BBQ facilities, picnic areas and a playground, why not spend the day.

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The historic Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa and Pavilion Cafe are located in the Mineral Springs Reserve.

Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens

Located at the top of Wombat Hill in the centre of Daylesford is the historic Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.

Take the scenic drive around the gardens and then stop a while to explore. Climb the 77 stairs to the top of the Memorial tower for views across the town. Whilst here you can explore the many areas throughout the gardens including the fernery, rotunda and begonia house.

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Allow time to take a break for a coffee at the cafe hidden amongst the plants. Are you a keen gardener? The Friends of Wombat Hill have regular plant sales in the gardens and a small trolley full of plants for sale located at the cafe.

  • Sunrise to sunset.

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St Claire Country House

St Claire Country House is a new French Colonial establishment that has a separate Guest House. Classical and stylish, the architecture and interior design of the Country House harks from the French colonies, such as the French Caribbean.

The Guest House provides beautifully luxurious accommodation – it is perfect for socialising and relaxing. The living/dining/kitchen room is well equipped. There is a long oak dining table and sumptuous sitting area. There are three plush bedrooms, each with an en suite. (The en suite of the Blue Bedroom has a bath and shower.) Bathroom amenities are from the White Company of London.
On the veranda outside each bedroom there is a wicker table and chairs, suitable for a quiet chat or read.
There is a tranquil outdoor dining area on lawn surrounded by garden.

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The Guest House can be booked as individual bedrooms or as a whole.

St Claire Country House is on 24 acres at Trentham East, one hour from inner Melbourne. It is surrounded by undulating pastoral countryside. The village of Trentham is five minutes away, with its gourmet Annie Smithers’ restaurant, gastro pubs and trendy cafes.

Trentham is at the centre of a very interesting tourist region, with Daylesford, Kyneton, Woodend and Mount Macedon all being less than 30 minutes away. Castlemaine is 60 minutes and Bendigo and Ballarat are 85 minutes away. There are gardens, a lake, spas, specialist shops, restaurants, cafes, a waterfall, nature walks, artist’s studios and galleries within the region.

St Claire Country House

A country estate for your wedding
St Claire Country House is a country estate with gracious French Colonial buildings and a perfumed romantic garden, all set in tranquil countryside. It can provide the perfect setting for your fashionable wedding in the country.

The venue space comprises a French Salon and the North Lawn. The ceremony can be in the Salon or outdoors. The reception can be in the Salon or outdoors on the North Lawn.

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Beautiful French Salon
The Salon of St Claire is a splendid French conservatory style room, filled with flowers and plants. It was designed to be beautiful and captivating – a space suited to special occasions.

North Lawn
A wedding ceremony can be held on the North Lawn. If you wish a floral arch or wall can be set up.
For a reception on the North Lawn, you can have a chic white canvas and cotton rope and pole tent, a traditional marquee or a canvas village, with stations such as a bar, a food area, umbrellas with wine barrels under them and a lounge area. Games such as croquet, boules and chess can be played.

Accommodation
The separate Guesthouse has three plush bedrooms (all with en suite), a sumptuous living area, oak dining table, well equipped kitchen and tranquil outdoor area.

Explore the surroundings
Trentham is the centre of a very interesting tourist region so please stay and explore.

Location
Trentham East, where St Claire is located, is only one hour North West from inner Melbourne and five minutes from Trentham village, with its gourmet Annie Smithers restaurant, gastro pubs and trendy cafes.

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