A beautiful old Victorian Farm House circa 1900 is resting in a relaxed rural setting just on the outskirts of the quaint township of Winchelsea. Winchelsea is situated on the picturesque Barwon River and has beautiful picnic grounds and facilities located alongside the Barwon river bank.
The town is steeped in history. Historic buildings within the town include the Barwon Hotel established in 1842 and town church built in 1846. The most famous historic building is Barwon Park, one of Australia's grandest mansions, built between 1869 and 1871 for Thomas and Elizabeth Austin.
Winchelsea is a short drive to Lorne and other beaches along the Great Ocean Road. The property is approx 45km from Lorne. Alternately it is located only 38 kms from Colac and is also the same distance from Geelong.
Rarely will you find a Victorian Country home restored to such perfection. The property at Winchelsea is a large three bedroom home. Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed, Bed 2 has a Queen Bed, Bedroom 3 a Queen Sized bed and 1 single bed. In addition a separate bungalow houses a double bed and two single beds with separate bathroom.
This beautiful home has been completely renovated with fresh paint both inside and out, new carpets and is in excellent condition.
A bright and airy dining room seats 8 - 10 people and is surrounded by leadlight windows. The kitchen is open plan and well equipped with Miele electric cook top and oven, and adjoins the spacious family room with TV and DVD. The kitchen/family room enjoys reverse cycle air-conditioning and heating.
Linen is provided
ACCOMMODATION AND FACILITIES
The main home has four bedrooms, two bedrooms have a queen size bed and one of the queen bed rooms also has a single mattress that is available for use the third bedroom has a king sized bed. The fourth bedroom has two king single beds which can be placed together or separated. There is one bathroom in the home which has a separate shower and separate bath. The toilet is also separate.
In addition, there is a bungalow attached to the property that provides two large bedrooms, one with two single beds and the other with a double bed and two singles. The bungalow also has its own separate bathroom. There are also additional mattresses which have been used to accommodate larger groups.
The bungalow is usually only booked in conjunction with the main house and is used to offer additional accommodation with larger bookings only. It will not be let separately.
The outdoor garden is surrounded by picket fencing and overlooks large paddocks to the front and shedding to the rear.
With prior arrangement made at booking, the property allows you to bring your pet dog (with approval prior to booking), providing a wonderful way to enjoy a holiday for pet lovers.
A rare opportunity to experience pet friendly holiday accommodation where you will feel so thoroughly at home and relaxed. You will find this wonderful home equipped with all the comforts you are used to and much more.
The lovely surroundings will make your holiday a truly memorable one and this is especially true if your best friends happen to have four legs.
Well behaved dogs are very welcome and your canine friends will enjoy the long walks and proximity to the Barwon River and beaches.
The beautiful Victorian home has been fully and completely restored both internally and externally with fresh paint and new carpets.
For those wanting public transport Winchelsea has regular train facilities and the property is only a short taxi ride from the beautiful local bluestone railway station.
OUTDOOR AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
There is room to move with an outdoor area for relaxing entertaining and barbecue facilities. This home is available for booking all year round allowing you the opportunity to enjoy all seasons of the year.
Relaxing on this country property is a holiday in itself, but for those seeking more activity you will find this in easy reach.
Winchelsea is located almost half way between Geelong and Colac on the Princes Highway and therefore offers you the accessibility to these towns.
Its location on the Barwon River provides many beautiful areas to relax outdoors
The township is small and quaint offering a beautiful river walk and barbecue area and a town with local pubs, restaurants and supermarket facilities. The Barwon Hotel is situation right on the Barwon River bank and is steeped in history.
It is well known for a range of antique shops and tearooms.
The easy proximity to Deans Marsh, Lorne, Colac and Warrnambool, make it a centrally located destination.
Deans Marsh is only 20km from Winchelsea Lorne is 45kms approx.
13 kms on the Deans Marsh road you will find entry into the Otway Ranges which allows wonderful horseriding tracks and bush walking.
Winchelsea has beautiful birdlife, many historical buildings and proximity to many wineries, beaches and areas of interest.
Charges & Additional information
Accommodation is charged at approx $120.00 per night off season, and $220.00 per night peak season for 2 people. Additional heads are charged at $20.00. Weekly discounts are available. We are happy to give you a firm quotation with your enquiry.
Cleaning the property after your stay is not included in the charges and payment for cleaning is optional and will be charged separately if required.
Airconditioning, Washing Machine
- 1B/ROOM of unit
- 2 B/ROOM unit
- Clothes dryer
- Cooking Facilities
- DVD player
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Pets allowed
- Washing Machine
15% discount for stays of 7 nights plus10% discount for stays of 7 nights plus
Stay before 31 May 2013 for 5% off.
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 11 beds and can sleep a maximum 15 people.
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