13 True Country Retreats

Leave the city and town behind and escape to the country with these 13 holiday-homes in the Daylesford & Macedon Ranges. All located in tranquil country settings but within minutes of Daylesford, Trentham or Hepburn Springs, enjoy a true country escape this spring.

1. A Private Garden

Paul Bangay’s The Farmhouse, Denver

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A labor of love for landscape designer Paul Bangay The Farmhouse is off the tourist track in Denver, 10 minutes from Kyneton and 20 minutes from Daylesford.

Staying at The Farmhouse, only 100 metres from the main house ‘Stonefields’, guests can book a time to explore the nine stunning gardens on the property that have been transformed from a bare paddock into an incredible storybook retreat.

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4. Divine Nature

Yandoit Church, Yandoit

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Built in 1884 and beautifully refurbished in 2016 it is now an award winning property that can be enjoyed by those looking for an exceptional country getaway, only 15 min from Daylesford and 20 min to Castlemaine.

Full of original church features with a mindfully designed additional wing, Yandoit Church has been styled with an eye for the unique, interesting and beautiful. Large windows with perfect views bring the countryside in creating an idyllic getaway location.

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6. Set Amongst the Gum Trees

Ablac House - Daylesford Accommodation

Ablac House, Wheatsheaf

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A contemporary hideaway situated amongst the gum trees gives you the opportunity to immerse yourselve in a tranquil bushland getaway, all within a 10 minute drive to Daylesford, and 10 minute drive to Glenlyon.

Make the most of the spacious decking area and sit back with a drink and listen to the sounds of nature.  Unwind looking for visiting kangaroos and enjoy watching cockatoos and kookaburras swoop through the trees.

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11. An Escape for Two

Ablac Studio - Wheatsheaf Accommodation

Ablac Studio, Wheatsheaf

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This secret and sophisticated hideaway is situated in a pristine location amongst a canopy of gum trees.  Proving that size isn’t everything – this heavenly abode enables you to soak under the stars with a spa bath located on the decking!

Be inspired by the majestic gum trees and the idyllic surrounds.  Unwind! … All within a 10-15 minute drive to the  centre of Daylesford.

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12. Rural Idyll

Morganti's - Daylesford Accommodation

Morgantis, Eganstown

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Relaxed surrounds and a quaint rural setting offer a memorable escape a few minutes drive from Daylesford.  Original architecture joins more modern additions to create a classically comfortable farmhouse feel.

Head outdoors to explore the nearby creek or stay in and enjoy the panoramic country views from the creature comforts of this beautiful home.

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