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Shed your winter woollies and enjoy some sunshine this spring in beautiful Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges. Relax in nature whilst enjoying a warm spring breeze and fresh country air. Ahh, the serenity!
Updated Feb 2022

2. Daruma Hepburn – Hepburn Springs

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Recently refurbished, Daruma Hepburn (formerly Daruma Ryokan)  is an architecturally designed and purpose built retreat with quality, space and exclusive use in mind. Luxuriate in the double spa and enjoy picturesque gully views or unwind in front of the authentic wood fire and large plasma television.

What guests are saying about Daruma Hepburn:
Overall Rating 4/5

Beautifully appointed apartment with a generous living area, balcony and bathroom. Love the spa in the master bedroom, has a beautiful view into the bushland. 2 minutes from cafes, restaurants etc., perfect location!

Justin – September 2018

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3. Greenlands – Hepburn Springs

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Set behind a magnificent 140-year-old Oak tree, is a beautifully renovated 1860’s miner’s cottage called Greenlands. This picture-perfect cottage has been thoroughly refurbished with soft and natural tones and a classic contemporary feel. Three bedrooms sleep six in style and comfort with crisp white sheets and subtle bed linen that will inspire long sleeps-ins and deep relaxation.

What guests are saying about Greenlands:
Overall Rating 4.8/5

Really enjoyed the house and environs at Greenlands. Quiet and well appointed, great eateries and general store in easy walking distance. Will definitely book again.

Judy – July 2018

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4. Courthouse Merindah 4 – Daylesford

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This ideally situated villa, located within easy walking distance of the main town centre, offers two bedrooms with contemporary interiors. Merindah translates from the words meaning ‘beautiful and happy’ and this peaceful villa offers guests a great base from which to explore the region.

What guests are saying about Courthouse Merindah 4:
Overall Rating 4.4/5

So close to the heart of the town. Easy access and so quiet. Perfectly equipped and a joy to stay there.

Tanya – July 2018

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6. Beacon House – Daylesford

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A beautiful Edwardian home with a stunning architectural extension, Beacon House is located walking distance to the Wombat Gardens and the cafes and shops on the main street of town.  Three king size, ensuited bedrooms feature period detailing, new interiors and hotel quality bedding, perfect for families, couples or groups. Be one of the first guests to stay at the newly refurbished Beacon House.

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7. Daylesford Spa Villa 5 – Daylesford

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Be impressed by this stylish, modern and comfortable villa featuring a large 2 person spa. Spa Villa 5 is a fantastic retreat with sensational views over Doctor’s Gully. The convenience and comfort of the open plan design allows you to take in the surrounding views from the couch in the living area or the king size bed.

What guests are saying about Daylesford Spa Villa 5:
Overall Rating 4.7/5

Our stay was absolutely beautiful, we loved every minute in our little villa. The view was amazing and we will definitely be coming back very soon.

Madelyn – August 2018

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8. Lakeleigh – Daylesford

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With direct access to the foreshore of Lake Daylesford, Lakeleigh has views from every room across the lake to Lake House Restaurant,  the church spires of Daylesford and beyond. Enjoy the privacy this outstanding cottage offers, the beautiful gardens can be enjoyed from the living areas and the conservatory dining room, or dine alfresco on the stone terrace with the stunning Lake Daylesford backdrop.

What guests are saying about Lakeleigh:
Overall Rating 4.7/5

Enjoyed the stay in Daylesford, but most of all this home which was truly stunning, especially the outdoor-setting overlooking the lake which was breath taking. A must return for me and my wife.

Saleh – February 2018

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9. Orford Panache – Daylesford

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Modern and stylish, Orford Panache is a three bedroom villa ideal for couples, families or groups wanting contemporary comfort in the heart of Daylesford. From this beautiful property there are so many different options to relax, unwind, entertain and enjoy and all just a lovely walk into the main town centre.

What guests are saying about Orford Panache:
Overall Rating 4.5/5

Very enjoyable stay in a private corner of Daylesford with great amenities and easy access to all the facilities of this popular town. Relax in the spa and savour the roaring gas fire along with comfortable beds and modern bathrooms.

Bruce – June 2018

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10. Barwidgee – Hepburn Springs

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Barwidgee in Hepburn Springs is a historically significant, architecturally refurbished home set high on a hill with stunning views that stretch down the valleys and across the ranges as far as the eye can see. This is a magazine style property now available for those wishing to indulge, relax and listen to bird song in the stunning natural setting of Hepburn Springs.

What guests are saying about Barwidgee:
Overall Rating 5/5

Gorgeous property with the best features of an outstanding period home joined with the best modern extension. Loved the immense space and panoramic bush views.

John – August 2018

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11. Boatshed Villa Yellow Door – Daylesford

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Only a stone’s throw from the Lake Daylesford foreshore, Boatshed Villa Yellow Door is perfect for couples wanting to unwind and enjoy life. Sit back on the deck and enjoy some sunshine or get cosy and relax in front of the gas log fireplace. Take a stroll around the lake or head into town and enjoy one of Daylesford’s great cafes, restaurants or day spas.

What guests are saying about Boatshed Villa Yellow Door:
Overall Rating 4.2/5

Close to the lake for the daily walks. Very comfortable villa. Only a minute drive and you are in town. Perfect location in a private area.

Kate – April 2018

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12. Quartz Retreat – Daylesford

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Expansive views to Wombat State Forest from a gorgeous north facing deck help to kick start a weekend of rest, rejuvenation and fun at Quartz Retreat in Daylesford. Walking distance from the Convent Gallery, the award-winning Lake House and the town centre, the property is ideal for groups attending weddings, girls groups or families looking for a central location and property with generous proportions and flexible bedding configurations.

What guests are saying about Quartz Retreat:
Overall Rating 4.8/5

Very comfortable beds with lots of pillows and throws. The kitchen is very well equipped and we had everything we needed! Loved the outdoor lounges as well, perfect to view the sunset.

Carolyn – August 2018

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15. Lake Daylesford Lodge 4 – Daylesford

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Stylish, multi-level villa with open plan living complete with sleek furnishings, an inviting gas log fire, 55 inch TV in the lounge, free Wi-Fi and a fully equipped kitchen including Espresso machine. Modern, chic and ideally situated at the southern end of Lake Daylesford, Lake Daylesford Lodge is perfect for guests wanting a stylish base from which to explore the delights of the region.

What guests are saying about Lake Daylesford Lodge 4:
Overall Rating 4.4/5

A beautiful spacious place situated with wonderful Lake Daylesford as your backyard. Loved the different levels and the option to have single beds. It is a wonderful spacious relaxing place to stay for a group of people to enjoy their weekend away in Daylesford.

Tonia – June 2018

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