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.
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.
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...
Wombat Discovery Tours
Nocturnal guided Tours of the Wombat State Forest, explore the forest by night and see amazing animals like Wombats, Kangaroos, Owls, Possums and Bats. It's a very fun, informative and affordable tour that will leave you with a better understanding and appreciation of our beautiful forest. Regular Saturday night tour starting at 7.30pm /8.30pm depending on season. Duration about 2.5hrs. Pickup from up from local accommodation. Private tours available. Gift cards available.
Essence Health & Wellbeing
Essence Health and Wellbeing is owned and operated by Margaret McConvill, a highly qualified complementary therapy practitioner with a wide range of experience. She is particularly well known and respected for her 14 years of ownership and management of the renowned Shizuka Ryokan japanese country spa & wellness retreat in Hepburn Springs, a winner of the prestigious Victorian Tourism Award for Health and Wellbeing Tourism.
Margaret, with her wide skill base, can personalise wellness services to her clients specific needs depending on their particular health requirements.
Services provided include:
• Aromatherapy – Massage, Products, Consultations
• Massage – Relaxation, Hot Stone, Pregnancy, Oncology
• Body Treatments – Body Scrubs and Body Wraps
• Aromatic Kinesiology
• Mindfulness Meditation
• Infant Massage Instruction
• EFT & Matrix Reimprinting
• Reflexology – Fertility, Maternity & Oncology
• Foot Reading
Clunes Caravan Park
"WE DO NOT Have peak prices it is the same price all year round we even have solo travel prices just ask "
Clunes Caravan Park is situated in the heart of the Gold Fields. It is here, where gold was first discovered in Victoria during what became “THE GOLDRUSH” in the mid 1800s. Clunes is an ancient, historical town with many old buildings and quaint gardens.
Clunes is surrounded by many historical towns: Maryborough and Ballarat only 30 minutes away. Bendigo 1 hour and Melbourne in under 2 hours.
Then there is also all the historical mining towns jotted around, each with their touch of history, farmers markets, antique markets, brick-a-brack markets, swap meets, and specialty shops.
Alternatively you can just sit back and enjoy the peacefulness of the caravan park, situated alongside the Creswick Creek, with huge shady Elm trees, green lawns and beautiful gardens listening to the birds going about their daily doings, spot the Platypus, you will have to be very early and quiet, for this one. Venture across the street for a coffee, rummage around some of our wonderful treasure shops and make sure you visit Marie at " Timeless Harmony Treasures "and finish the day at the “Bread and Circus” or the "National Hotel " for Lunch and dinner, There is also the Bakery and The Lollie shop , and Book shops to search for that perfect book.
So much to see and do, so pack up your kids, the dog, fishing line, the footy, and the tennis racket, your toothbrush, and come on over!
Ballarat swap meets, Book town event, Talbot Markets, Sovereign Hill, Daylesford Markets, Gold detecting and Prospecting and panning, give it a go find your own gold nugget! State Forrest, Bird watching, Fishing, Walking, Hiking and Biking tracks, Annual Book Town event, Historic townships, Bowls, Tennis courts (brand new!) Golf course, Swimming Pool, Cricket and AFL Oval, across the creek from the park, Skate Board track. Historical buildings and the remnants of mine sites.