Trentham and Clunes are charming and rustic little townships that offer an abundance of fine food and local produce. A great base for you to springboard from to explore the many and varied attractions of both regions.
Mid-way between Woodend and Daylesford, and approximately one hour from Melbourne, Trentham offers an abundance of fine food and local produce for a town of its size.
Located just minutes from town is Trentham Falls – Victoria’s single highest drop waterfall, there are many walking tracks in the surrounding forest and also nearby is Blue Mount and McLaughlins lookouts in Wombat state forest.
Trentham is a special little township and the perfect base to explore the many attractions of the area.
The French House
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The French House is a luxury country retreat, custom-built in a distinctly French provincial style, comfortably accommodating 8 guests. Beautifully decorated and furnished to create an atmosphere of relaxed country elegance, you will instantly feel at home.Visit The French House
The Pond House
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Expansive and stylish this property feels endless, with the house sitting on one and a half acres of beautifully landscaped Australian and European trees, the star of the show, of course, is the two-acre lake that sits harmoniously in the environment.Visit The Pond House
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Built in the late 19th century for the local parish Priest and standing gracefully beside St Mary Magdalen Catholic Church right in the heart of Trentham, Maggies is a delightful and impressive federation style home that sleeps up to eight in grand style.Visit Maggies
Clunes – The Diamond of the Gold Fields – is located just 40 mins from Daylesford and about an hour and 20 mins drive from the Melbourne CBD. Literally bursting with secrets, history, and idyllic country vistas Clunes offers a host of truly unique experiences for a weekend escape.
At the height of the Victorian Gold Rush that Clunes was instrumental in starting – it was here that gold was first discovered in 1851 – the main Street boasted 15 hotels. Today that history lives in a streetscape so photogenic it was featured in Mad Max and Ned Kelly.
The Lodge at Clunes
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With panoramic views over the original corrugated rooftops of town The Lodge features a fully equipped kitchen, manor house style living areas and a nod to the great popular eras of history in every room. The Lodge is a truly unique experience with plenty of luxury and style.Visit The Lodge at Clunes
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This 3 bedroom house is brimming with stunning period features including lead-light doors, original chimneys, ambient fireplaces and 12ft ceilings. Marvel in the comfort of the lounge and its solid fuel burner, separate family and dining room and fully equipped kitchen.Visit Crompton House
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A late 1860s ironmongers shop residence converted into a warm and welcoming one-bedroom abode in the heart of Clunes. Small and elegant, a focus has been placed on beautiful fabrics, and a contemporary period style that come together to create a special and memorable space.Visit Persimmon