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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.

Clunes Museum

The Clunes Museum is housed in the former warehouse (c.1860) of contractors Nicholl and Wallace who supplied building materials and hardware to miners, farmers and residents. Since then, it's many and varied uses reflect the town's history and, of course, it is very much part of the town's celebrated 19th century street-scape. Between the wars, it was part of the original knitting mill in Fraser Street. During WWII, it was used as a hostel for families. After the war, it was a hairdresser's for many years as well as an upholsterer's, a dressmaker's and even a fish and chip shop. The redeveloped building, now known as The Warehouse - Clunes to reflect it's 19th century history, reopened in 2014 and it operates as a Hub housing the Museum, the Library, the Visitor information Centre, the Hepburn Shire Service Centre as well as event and meeting spaces.

Clunes Town Hall

The Clunes Town Hall and Court House is a striking and eclectic municipal building design by Percy Oakden, and a rare rural example of a combined Court House and Town Hall.

Built in 1872-3 the distinctive Victorian free Classical style building reflects the civic pride of a gold town at the peak of its prosperity, with many original period features intact. The hall is regularly used to events, meetings and functions. Visit during the Booktown festival and enjoy an event in the spectacular hall. Why not book the space for your next function?

The venue is available for hire for weddings, celebrations, fundraising events and other functions. For bookings or further information contact The Warehouse - Clunes on 03 5321 6131.

Daylesford Cider

Here at Daylesford Cider we produce a range of multi-award winning ciders made using the 17 varieties of English-heritage listed cider apples we grow organically on the farm just outside Daylesford. The styles of cider range from traditional ‘still’ with an almost bone-dry palate, through to lightly carbonated and sweeter ones.
It only seems fitting that our ciders are sold from an English style Tavern cellar door. The Tavern offers a cosy setting in Winter and in Summer people can kick back in the courtyard and landscaped gardens and enjoy the lawn games.
The cellar door is open 7 days a week serving our range of ciders to drink in or take home, as well as local and regional beers, wines & soft drinks. The kitchen is open for lunch Friday-Monday, offering a modest menu to accompany a cider or two.
We host live music, private parties, weddings, food events and more, so please get in touch to see how we can help. A Cider Makers Tour can be arranged with notice. See you soon, Cheers!

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