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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...
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
Stone and Straw
Stone and Straw is a wonderful combination of European style luxury bed and breakfast accommodation with an adjoining 'Activities Studio' plus beauty and massage treatment room. It is located a short 7 minute drive from Daylesford and a 500 metre stroll from the delights of the Chocolate Mill!
Stone and Straw is situated on 5 acres of partially landscaped gardens which are home to numerous native animals and birds and is a 'sanctuary under the stars' at night! Our activities include yoga, dancing with No Lights, No Lycra and many workshops which are updated regularly on the facebook page. The Goldfields walking track is in front of the house so is a great base to explore the area or just 'chill out' and read a book in the gardens or in front of one of the log fires.
Luxury Farm Cottage Accommodation
Picturesque, pretty, private and peaceful, Amaroo Farm offers up to five guests luxury farm cottage serviced accommodation: it is nestled amidst 80 acres of undulating prime farming country. The cottage has a beautiful English cottage garden surrounding the east and south side, with roses on the west, whilst the north side contains variegated hedging.
It is secluded and private: The kitchen is modern and fully equipped: the living room/dining has a Ned Kelly wood stove (unlimited wood and kindling kept in a wood shed next to the cottage) with electric heaters in the bedrooms for additional warmth in winter. There is a well-appointed bathroom, (shower and bath) toilet and full laundry facilities.
Electric fans in all rooms provide respite for summer months, as does the ability to open both lounge and master bedroom doors out onto the deck.
An outdoor dining suite, an umbrella for shade and a BBQ provide you with the option to eat and relax outside.
Enjoy the complimentary breakfast starter or purchase a voucher for breakfast from your hosts to spend at the Glenlyon store. We also provide complimentary coffee, tea, milk and sugar. All linen and soap are provided. All you need to bring are your personal belongings, food and beverages.
Spring Hill is 58 minutes from Melbourne on the Calder Freeway.