11 Family Friendly Vacation Retreats

Retreat to Daylesford this Spring with our selection of family friendly accommodation that has room for everyone!

1. Space and Style on Lake Daylesford

Boatshed House - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

Boatshed House, Lake Daylesford

Located on the shores of Lake Daylesford, Boatshed House is the perfect family retreat with a touch of rustic style.
There are 4 bedrooms and plenty of space to stay in and cook a special meal. Explore the lake area right at your doordstep or take short stroll to the shops and restaurants of Daylesford.

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2. Expansive Forest Escape

The Pond House - Family Friendly Accommodation Trentham

The Pond House, Trentham

The Pond House Trentham offers a unique 4 bedroom escape and the ultimate country experience.  Backing onto the Wombat State Forest, the property feels endless, with the star of the show being the unfenced two acre lake. Canoes, fishing rods, yoga mats, skipping ropes and table tennis all provided to inspire you to have fun and enjoy yourself.

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3. Relaxed and Comfortable

Alyonah - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

Alyonah, Daylesford

Located at the edge of town this property lends itself a rural feel, with leafy outlooks and expansive lawn areas making it the ideal family getaway.  A brisk 15 minute walk will find you in the heart of Daylesford. Light filled interiors and open spaces have a welcoming effect and you will find yourself wishing you could stay longer.

Equipped with all the essentials, including washing machine facilities, games, books and DVDs. A fantastic commercial grade children’s play area ensures that kids have been catered for, and the hot tub/jacuzzi located on the decking means the adults can kick back and relax. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the wide open spaces!

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4. A Lodge Vibe Family Home

Whitegum Estate - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

WhiteGum Estate, Wheatsheaf

A family home turned into charming short-term accommodation. Surrounded by a tree lined forest, a pretty creek and vast open spaces, this 4-bedroom home is perfect for the entire family and friends getaway.
Bonfire spaces, Pizza oven,  table tennis, gardens, bikes, scooters and nature, get set to make your very own adventure.

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5. The Good Life


Bella Vita, Langdons Hill

Beautifully appointed, Bella Vita is located in a quiet rural hamlet approximately 15 minutes drive from  Daylesford. Bordered by the Wombat State forest this idyllic country property is perfect for friends and families. Equipped with modern appliances, Bose entertainment system,  Blu-ray and HD 51″ TV.
Enjoy an outdoor shower, alfresco BBQ area or a relaxing dry stone sauna, why not indulge in home made pizzas straight from the outdoor pizza oven!

There is separate, fully self contained studio, where the fourth bedroom is located with a beautiful outlook to the farm.

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6. A Place to Gather

York House - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

York House, Daylesford

If you are after location and style in a property that can sleep 12, then look no further than York House.

Set on almost an acre of mature garden, the property is an original classic miners cottage that underwent a complete transformation. Simply a great accommodation option Daylesford has on offer!

Boasting 6 bedrooms, 2 separate living rooms, 3 bathrooms, and a full country kitchen and laundry York House is well equipped for a family and friends gathering to mark a special occasion.

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7. Five Bedrooms on the Lake

Lakefront - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

Lakefront, Daylesford

This beautifully presented accommodation in Daylesford with absolute lake frontage is perfect for families and groups.
Well appointed, it caters to your every need, with a deep spa, wood fire, large kitchen and an outdoor entertaining area.
Lakefront has direct access to the lake and Wombat Springs Mineral Spring and the center of town is just a short stroll away.

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8. Country Comforts for Everyone

Morganti's - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

Morganti’s, Daylesford

Relaxed surrounds and a quaint rural setting offer a memorable escape. Beyond the original architecture, are more recent additions, a relaxed living and dining space that comfortably caters for 10 guests. A tranquil country setting provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor entertaining by the ornamental lake.  The upper level features 4 bedrooms, including Master with ensuite, while  downstairs, a bedroom with ensuite adds to the flexible bedding arrangements.

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9. Mount Franklin Views

Langdon House - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

Langdon House, Daylesford

Set on 2.5 acres with views across Mt Franklin and Daylesford, Langdon House is a well-appointed property capable of sleeping up to 10 guests in comfort and style. The spacious decking area with gas BBQ and outdoor setting is perfect for al fresco dining. Langdon House is ideal for large groups or special occasions. Unwind in the 8-10 person Jacuzzi, ideally located to take in the beauty of the surrounding bushland, roaming kangaroos and bird life a plenty!

The fifth bedroom is in the attached studio with external access.

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10. A Hidden Gem in Hepburn Springs


Kookaburra Ridge, Hepburn Springs

As you turn in the front gate, you’ll feel as though you’ve entered a secret world only a stone’s throw from both Hepburn and Daylesford. Kookaburra Ridge is a place you won’t want to leave with its fusion of antiques, vintage objects and French oil paintings, plus established gardens and an orchid  you quickly understand why it’s a hidden gem.

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11. Family Fun

Amici - Family Friendly Accommodation Daylesford

Amici, Daylesford

This property caters for groups and families in relaxed surrounds, just a short walk from Lake Daylesford and the township. Equipped with full kitchen and laundry facilities, Amici is ideal for a weekend away, or why not come for a week to truly unwind! A large open plan kitchen, living and dining area acts as an entertainment zone with a pool table, plasma TV i-phone / i-pod dock and DVD player. Or just relax in the 2 person spa bath while watching TV and enjoying the gas log fire. The property is fully fenced and is also pet-friendly.

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