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Keebles Country House in historic Clunes, Victoria's first gold town offers the best in Goldfield's holiday accommodation and is the perfect place for a truly unique country escape. The property boasts a grand two-storey residence that started life in 1863 as the Telegraph Hotel, amidst private well-established formal gardens that offer a range of activities for friends, families and groups.

As the house and grounds are exclusively yours during your stay, you can make the most of every feature this outstanding property offers while you get away from everyday life and live the country dream.

An easy 2 minute stroll to the centre of Clunes with it's historic street scape is like stepping back in time. While away the hours exploring an eclectic mix of quirky cafes, hotels, bookshops and antique/vintage stores. Or if you prefer to be out and about, use Keebles Country House as your base to explore the Goldfields.

*6 elegant bedrooms upstairs (5 queen & 1 with two singles) each with an ensuite (1 x 2 person spa)
*Large light filled breakfast room with garden views
*Formal sitting and dining rooms
*Library with pool table and games
*TV room with large flat screen TV, Austar and surround sound
*Paved terrace with built in gas BBQ for alfresco dining.
*Fully equipped kitchen and laundry. (Catering available for dinner parties, picnics etc)
* 2 x 4 cup coffee plungers
*Quality antique and period furnishings, chandeliers, original artworks
* Breakfast hamper full of local goodies available (additional charge on application)
*Extensive private gardens (available for wedding ceremonies and photo shoots).
*Pitch 'n' put green, 1/2 size AstroTurf Tennis court

90 minutes from Melbourne. 30 min from both Ballarat and Daylesford.

Perfect for couples, friends, families, girls weekends and groups. Caters easily for up to 10 guests.

Please note: All indoor areas are 'smoke free'.

1 of 16 International Booktowns
An annual Booktown Festival is held in May amid the historic streetscape of Clunes. Enjoy hearing readings and attending workshops in and around the towns heritage building by world renowned authors. The workshops will help you start your collection and the art of reviewing. Over 60 booksellers will attend with the largest gathering of collectible, second-hand, and rare books in the one place in Victoria.

For a truly unique country experience.......Keebles Country House.... you'll want to stay forever.

Things to see and do

Clunes Walking Tour
Clunes History Museum
Clunes Booktown - first weekend in May
Browse bookshops, antiques/vintage stores
Wine tasting at Enoteca @ Clunes, Mt Beckworth Winery
Clunes Golf Course - a quiet, country course (sand scrapes)
Gold & Relics Gold Prospecting.
Scenic walks
Talbot Farmers Market-3rd Sunday of each month
Lambley Nursery, Ascot
Mt Beckworth National Park, walk to the summit and see the lolly pop tree
Tuki Trout Farm
Tangled Maze & Rose Nursery
Forest Resort Golf, Creswick
Creswick Woollen Mills
St Georges Lake, Creswick
Andersons Mill, Smeaton
Wineries Mt Beckworth, Eastern Peake, Mt Coghill and Captains Creek Organic Wines
Ballarat golf courses within 30 Minutes

To see a list of our other accommodation available in Victoria please go to this link We pride ourselves on being able to help you with anything you need on your holiday from organising caterers to in house masseurs.

Ask about our Seniors Discount

Private Dining Packages

Imagine your own fully catered for Private Dining experience.

These packages have been developed for the Culinary minded who savour the quality produce Victoria has to offer. 
Seated at our 12 seater dining table we can cater for 2-12 guests creating a restaurant experience at Keebles Guest House. Quality table settings, linen and glassware. Surrounded by original artworks, and old world charm overlooking the stunning estate gardens.

The only reason to rise from you dining chair is to retire to the reading room, pop on one of the 2 gramophones transporting you back to its historic past, or the games room for a game of chess or pool before retiring to one of our individually designed and luxuriously appointed bedrooms.

Most style and budgeting options can be offered to suit your desires. We can design a customised menu including dietary requirements such as gluten free, fructose and vegetarian.

Write a Review
Keebles Country House is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We have a large family and were easily and comfortably accommodated. The little kids loved the large garden, and the big kids enjoyed the pitch and putt and tennis.
Date published: 2014-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow, what an amazing weekend.Photos and details on the internet do no do this place justice, it is fantastic! Huge, clean, beautiful....everything we needed and more.Commercial kitchen is great and the breakfast provisions were plentiful & delicious. More than ample fridge space & large ovens/cooktops.Bedrooms (all with ensuites) are all large and warm. Heating in the house was great, kept warm and cosy on a cold July weekend.Sebastian is a great help and happy to assist even after check in.We'll be coming back!
Date published: 2014-01-23


Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher

1/2 tennis court
Antiques, original artworks, chandeliers
Clothes dryer
Cooking Facilities
DVD player
Historic property
In-house massage
Ironing Facilities
Linen Supplied
Open Fireplace
Pay Television
Pitch & put green
Pool Table
Private formal gardens
Spa Bath
Tennis Courts
Towels Supplied
Washing Machine


Please advise of bedding configurations . To view our other properties please go to A 5% discount will be offered to 7+ nights stay for new customers and 10% for returning customers. T&C's apply.

Last minute deal!

Stay before 09 May 2014 for 10% off.

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)
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $605 $1210 $4235 3 $100 $100
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $410 $910 $3005 2 $100 $100
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $410 $910 $3005 2 $100 $100
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $605 $1210 $4235 3 $100 $100
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $410 $910 $3005 2 $100 $100
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $410 $910 $3005 2 $100 $100
* $455 $910 $3185 4 $100 $100
* $410 $910 $3005 2 $100 $100
* $325 $810 $2515 2 $100 $100
* $410 $910 $3005 2 $100 $100
Additional Costs
Mandatory costs Optional costs*
Bond deposit $1,000 p/s 11am early check in $40 p/s
Administration Fee $26 p/s 1pm late checkout $40 p/s
5pm Late Check Out $80 p/s
Breakfast $25 p/np
Dinner $60 p/np

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 7 beds and can sleep a maximum 12 people.

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