Avoca is a perfect place for a country spring get away. Enjoy soaking up the sunshine during the day on the back deck then snuggle up by the fire in the lounge room as the light fades. Can't be bothered cooking, then put on your scarf and beanie and walk down the hill to the award winning local hotel, ‘The Avoca’ or try some tapas at the new restaurant in town 'The Albion'. Avoca is a goldfield town with many historic buildings but it is also a real town with a bakery, butcher, newsagent, chemist, small supermarket, post office, cafes and galleries. Our local Pyrenees wineries include Blue Pyrenees, Dalwhinnie, Redbank, Mount Avoca, Taltarni, and Summerfield . Blue Pyreness Winery is only 5km out of town and serves light lunches on the weekend. Their wines are well recognised “Blue Pyrenees Estate is consistently one of the best value red-wine producers in the country – to say nothing of its superb sparkling wines. The prices are a gift” Huon Hooke 17/09/2015. All these wineries have tasting rooms with open fires, picnic areas and friendly winemakers. For the energetic, it is possible to visit many of these on your bike via country roads. There is also an excellent swimming pool that is the perfect place to cool down on a warm summer day. Avoca is within an easy two hour drive from Melbourne and forty five minutes from the provincial towns of Ballarat, Bendigo and the happening Castlemaine. Avoca is an excellent base to explore the Grampians, and the towns of Clunes and Creswick.

Single nights can be negotiated one week ahead of required date. Minimum Booking for single nights is $200.

Willyama is within a short stroll of the town of Avoca. The house provides plenty of space indoors and outside to relax and unwind and reconnect with family and friends. The wide back deck covered in grape vines is an ideal spot for a summer BBQ and the front and side verandahs provide cool spots to relax with a cup of tea and listen to the birds while gazing over the Pyrenees Ranges. The house has French doors opening onto these spaces from the lounge room, kitchen and back deck. The house is fully air conditioned so you can be assured of a good nights sleep. The main bedroom contains a queen size bed and there is another queen bed in the second bedroom. There are another two singles in the sun room.

The large separate lounge room has a lovely fireplace with a slow combustion heater. The house also has gas central heating and evaporative cooling to all rooms. The dry climate in Avoca means this is a very efficient source of cooling on hot days. The lounge contains a flat screen television, DVD player and CD player. The kitchen is fully equipped and contains an electric oven and dishwasher.
All linen is supplied. ( sheets, towels and tea towels)
This is a Non Smoking house inside and out.


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relaxing holiday We enjoyed our stay at Willyama Country retreat. Very cute country home made us wonderful relaxing holiday. We had very nice dinner at Albion tapas restaurant and amazing wineries for wine tasting. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2015-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Homely and Very Central! Pro's: -Short walk to town -Tastefully and well equipped -Beautiful gardens -Great base for wine tasting or the State Park -Pet friendly -Easy communication with host -Reasonable rate Con's - Couldn't stay longer
Date published: 2015-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely weekend Retreat! Thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend at Willyama. Very well equipped kitchen, with plenty of crockery and items in the pantry. Beautiful sunny deck at rear of the house for breakfast under the vines. Very peaceful location - just a short walk to town. Lovely country home. Would definitely recommend!
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful location Loved our stay at Willyama in Avoca. Would and have recommended it to others.
Date published: 2015-03-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful Property We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children. We loved this property. The garden is particularly beautiful. Its a short walk to the local shops and great for bike riding. A thoroughly enjoyable stay. One recommendation - the shower over the bath is slippery so might be worth looking at options to manage that.
Date published: 2015-02-17
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Dishwasher

DVD player, Stereo
Pets allowed
Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave, Dishwasher
Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
Airconditioning, Open Fireplace
Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
Ducted Heating , Open fire, Ducted Cooling, Wood fired oven, Electric Wall Oven



Autumn Break

Last minute deal!

Stay before 09 Dec 2015 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)
This property has a standard rate of: $165
Unless specified in the rate table or exceptions listed below, the standard rate will apply.
* $140 $340 $1055 2 $35 $15

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 people.