Description

With incredible views to Hanging Rock, SkyHouse Mount Macedon is what everyone imagines the perfect country house to be - two-storeys of self-contained indulgence for up to six people. Naturally, there is reverse-cycle air-conditioning to keep you cool in summer and warm in the cooler months, plus the added bonus of a wood fire to keep you really toasty!

SkyHouse is only 50 minutes from Melbourne (easy drive up the Calder Freeway), yet secluded in a tranquil bushland setting with kangaroos, echidnas and wombats your regular visitors. Less than five minutes will find you in Woodend (with its cafes, restaurants, shops and two great pubs), the village of Mt Macedon itself and Hanging Rock. 15 minutes away is Kyneton with its two one-hat restaurants and fabulous pub. There are numerous cellar doors within an easy drive.

SkyHouse also backs on to the Macedon Regional Park and there are wonderful walks from the house to Camels Hump, the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross and even Mount Macedon village itself. Jump in your car and the mystical Hanging Rock is only five minutes away with its walks, picnic grounds and horse racing track.

Mount Macedon is also renowned for its cool-climate, English-style gardens and there are various gardens open for public viewing. We also have two public golf courses within an easy drive at Woodend and Mount Macedon.

If you want good food, great scenery and a peaceful escape, SkyHouse is perfect. Great for families or two couples travelling together.

Pets will be considered by prior arrangement and agreement. A bond will need to be paid (or credit card details given) for all pet bookings.

Facilities at SkyHouse Mount Macedon

Downstairs: open full kitchen, dining room and lounge room (wood fire, RC A/C LCD TV, blueray DVD, iPod dock, stereo), bathroom (clawfoot bath), twin single bedroom, full laundry. Upstairs: two queen bedrooms (each with RC A/C), sunroom, balcony. Outdoors: BBQ, verandah, various outdoor eating areas, mini sports oval. Self-catering (basic pantry provisions provided).

As featured in The Age/Sydney Morning Herald "52 Weekends Away" Edition

SkyHouse Mount Macedon was chosen to be featured in The Age/Sydney Morning Herald's annual "52 Weekends Away" edition. Here is what they said:

"SkyHouse's exquisite view of Hanging Rock from the lounge, kitchen, deck and upstairs balcony is a magic that pervades this pristine double-storey holiday home, perched on the side of Mount Macedon and 10 minutes' drive from Woodend. With its spotless timber floors, impeccably stylish furnishings and three smartly appointed bedrooms - two with queen beds, the third with twin singles - SkyHouse is a great escape for families and groups of friends.

The generous gardens, which include a mini-sports oval complete with pétanque set, are ideal for slow summer evenings enjoying the ample birdlife and stunning views. In the heat of the day, retreat indoors to the air-conditioned comfort of the house, where the open-plan living space also provides an excellent viewing platform from which to enjoy Hanging Rock and the picturesque plains below. The fully equipped kitchen makes dinner for big groups easy, and there are three outdoor picnic tables, one of them under cover and next to a barbecue."


SkyHouse Mount Macedon is rated 4.9136 out of 5 by 81.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bush Heaven It is an absolutely spectacular spot and everyone loved the all comforts of the house , particularly the wood fire ! Well equipped kitchen got a good workout Great walks in the area and lovely country restaurants in Kyneton
Date published: 2014-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Winter getaway We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights at Skyhouse. All amenities were as described, the views were incredible and the wood fire kept us warm and comfortable. We loved all the CD's , video's and games provided and there was plenty to do and see in the area. We all loved it and would highly recommend to anyone
Date published: 2014-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful weekend getaway ! We had a lovely time at the Skyhouse, the house is stunning and the views are breath taking. The house has all the necessary amenities and everything you might need if you want to cook up a storm. The fireplace kept us warm and the cosiness of the house helped us to escape from the city for a fantastic weekend. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone. Everything was well organised and Michelle looked after every details, a wood fire was even ready for when we arrived ! 10/10
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great place for a getaway Had a great break at Sky House, everything we needed was there. It was wet and wild the 2 days we were there, but with the help of the log fire, a glass of red or two and a few zzzz's, I couldn't think of a better place to be.
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had a wonderful weekend at your beautiful house. The weather was spectacular and so was the view.
Date published: 2013-09-09

Features

Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher

Airconditioning
Barbeque
Clothes dryer
Cooking Facilities
DVD player
Dishwasher
Heaters
In-house Movies/Videos
Incredible views
Ironing Facilities
Linen Supplied
Microwave
Mini Sports Oval
Non-Smoking
Parking
Pets allowed
Stereo
Towels Supplied
Washing Machine
Wildlife
Wood Fire

Prices

Last minute deal!

Stay before 02 Jan 2015 for 5% off.

Special offer!

Summer sun package, book 2 night over the summer months and receive an extra night free!!

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
* $300 $930 $2200 2 $0 $0
* $500 $1000 $3500 3 $0 $0
* $300 $930 $2430 1 $0 $0
* $300 $930 $2200 2 $0 $0
* $300 $930 $2430 1 $0 $0
* $300 $930 $2200 2 $0 $0
* $300 $930 $2430 1 $0 $0
* $300 $930 $2200 2 $0 $0

Exceptions*

The following dates have a specific tariff and will not be charged the normal price, however any discounts will be applied.

  • $650 p/n
  • $650 p/n
  • $650 p/n
  • $700 p/n
  • $700 p/n
Additional Costs
Optional costs*
Dogs $50 p/s

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 6 adults. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 people.

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