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Huge entertainer kitchen
Country warmth and character
Dining area with bush views
Light, airey and spacious living
Open plan living area
Wood stove and electric stove
Warm and comfortable lounge area
Bluestone double sided fireplace
Lounge area with bush and water views
Very private main bedroom
Stained glass feature doors
Custom made front doors
Olde Worlde bathroom
Olde Worlde bath and slate
An activity for everyone!
Games room with lots of space
Single storey mud brick house
North facing for light and warmth
Spacious outdoor entertaining area
Idyllic setting and features
Driveway to house with water feature
Pond and creek through property
Character and style
WELCOME TO GUMTREE SPRING
Gumtree Spring is a huge mud brick and recycled timber country-style home on 5 acres just 3 minutes from town. This retreat welcomes you with warmth and character, attention to detail, and large living spaces. Everyone is easily accommodated under one roof. You can really spread out or gather together in multiple living spaces, in relaxed comfort on this sprawling property.
Gumtree Spring offers a unique, idyllic & relaxed experience and is not just another suburban house......... and you can now enjoy EXTRA late 3pm checkout!
********* SPECIAL OFFERS********
*STAY ANYTIME IN MARCH AND SAVE WITH OUR MARCH PROMOTIONAL PRICE.
*SAVE 10% ALL YEAR ROUND WHENEVER YOU STAY
WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF BOOKING!
(All rates to be confirmed before booking)
This recently built seven star energy rated mud brick retreat is an extremely comfortable home away from home. It has a fantastic warm country feel and features recycled timbers throughout - floors, walls, ceilings, eaves, pillars and beams. A huge open plan dining/living area adjoins a fully equipped spacious kitchen with beautiful recycled ironbark bench tops, wood stove plus a conventional stove top/oven. There are also highlight feature windows to let in lots of natural light and rustic bush views. The polished floor boards in the kitchen/dining area have to be seen to be believed. This casual and comfortable area also features a very efficient bluestone double-sided fire place. It faces both the generous dining area and a spacious lounge room with TV, DVD player and CD player. Thermostatically controlled hydronic panels heat the rest of the house very effectively. The home is an ideal temperature all year round - it stays cool in summer and warm in winter. You'll be comfortable all year round in the most idyllic and relaxed of settings.
There are five bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen bed with spacious walk-in robe. Three other bedrooms all have a double bed plus a set of bunks. The fifth bedroom has two sets of bunks. All bedrooms and wet areas have sound proofing.
The main bathroom has a claw foot bath with olde worlde taps and a stained glass light shade to complete the ambiance. There are two other separate bathrooms which both incorporate a shower & basin. There are then also two separate toilets, and a laundry, all making it very comfortable and user friendly for large families or groups. All wet areas also feature beautiful natural multi coloured slate flooring for that extra warm and rustic feel.
The large fully equipped games room has an interchangeable pool & table tennis table and a table soccer table. There is also another TV and DVD player in this area. More high feature windows allow more great views of the bush outside and the entry of lots more natural light. Another entertainment area outside has a timber outdoor setting and a barbeque, all under a generous shade sail. This is also adjacent to a well maintained cleared area for the kids to run, play games or for you to really spread out. We cater for every taste and age!
So relax, in not just a house, but a home that's just a stone's throw from town. Fully equipped including books and DVDs so you don't need to bring a thing to relax and unwind. Bring your family, friends or get a group together to enjoy this unique and special all-under-one-roof home. The secluded location also means you will have absolute privacy to totally unwind and not be worried about the neighbours!
Gumtree Spring has all the comforts of home in a beautiful location on the door step of Daylesford. You will have everything you need to make your time here comfortable, memorable and enjoyable.
The house is all on one level and includes two separate shower rooms, two separate toilets plus another main bathroom with claw foot bath. Plenty of room for everyone to get ready to enjoy their day!
All linen, bedding, and towels are provided.
Just bring yourself and start to enjoy!
NOW WITH EXTRA LATE 3PM CHECK OUT so you can make the most of your stay!
Best of the best!
This home is so close to town that you can be part of the action if you want to be - award winning restaurants and cafes, exciting shopping, regional festivals, diverse markets and much more are all just 3 minutes drive away OR ....far enough away to lie back, relax and enjoy the quiet of the bush, the creek, the birds OR ....a short drive to see the sights of the surrounding area - the boutique wineries, extensive nature walks, beautiful lakes, renowned gardens, nearby historic towns, stunning period buildings, mineral springs, etc, etc.
Be as active or relaxed as you like - it's your choice and there's something for everyone. You might even get a visit from a kangaroo!
Daylesford 3 minutes by car;
Ballarat 40 mins by car;
Melbourne just over an hour by car!
Privacy and seclusion
This architect-designed mud brick master built home was crafted by skilled local tradesmen. It is one of the best examples of its type in the district and exudes character, quality and warmth thoughout. It truly is a home away from home. Set back from Trentham Road on a 5 acre bush block, it is ideally suited for privacy, seclusion and relaxation. There is a creek flowing through the property with two water feature ponds, and a view of the bush greets you from every room. The house is self sufficient with solar hot water(and gas boost), solar electricity panels, double-sided open wood fire place, hydronic heating and a huge rain water tank. The wonderfully restored and recycled ironbark & ghost gum timber comes from the historic Botany Bay woolsheds. It features throughout the house in many different ways. Pictures don't do justice to the warmth and impact when combined with the mud bricks and location. Come and see for yourself!
Your enquiry/booking will be managed by the Daylesford Cottage Directory - a registered local booking agent with local contacts, knowledge and service. We are a registered professional holiday letting agency with all monies securely held in our trust account with full receipts issued with every payment so you can book with confidence.
*****NOW FEATURING EXTRA LATE 3PM CHECK OUT AT NO EXTRA COST!*****
Direct deposit available or credit card - Visa / Mastercard.
Please note: we regret to advise that due to wildlife there are NO PETS OR TRAILBIKES allowed.
Wheelchair Access, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher
- 3 mins drive from town
- Clothes dryer
- Cooking Facilities
- DVD player
- Fully equiped kitchen
- Great for families or groups
- Huge living area
- Hydronic heating
- Ironing Facilities
- Large open plan living area
- Linen Supplied
- Open Fireplace
- Open double sided bluestone fire place
- Pool table/table tennis/foosball
- Rumpus room
- Set on 5 acres of bush
- Towels Supplied
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Access
SPECIAL OFFER - Extra late 3pm check out! Why leave so soon? Check our extended stay discounts! Please note - Long weekend minimum stay is 3 nights
Last minute deal!
Stay before 08 May 2014 for 10% off.
WEEKDAY SPECIAL-STAY 3 NIGHTS FOR THE PRICE OF 2!! (Valid Monday to Thursday) Or choose from these special tariffs- ONE EXTRA NIGHT=$700. FIVE NIGHTS=$3000.00 SEVEN NIGHTS=$4000.00 EIGHT OR MORE NIGHTS=$550 per night (Please note - no further discounts apply to any special tariff)
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 18 adults. Property has 14 beds and can sleep a maximum 18 people.
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