1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Macedon and Spa Country
  4. Daylesford
  5. #117850

Arda Cluggen - Near Daylesford

House, Daylesford

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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12 guests
5 bedrooms
7 beds
3 bathrooms


Named after an Irish village in County Cork, Arda Cluggen is a double storey double mud brick home that welcomes up to 10 or more guests for a cosy inviting retreat.

Situated high up on 200 acres of rolling hills, it commands stunning views of the surrounding countryside. It is the perfect place for you to relax with family and friends and well behaved pets

Solid timbers, a Coonara wood heater and large open fire make for a welcoming and homely retreat in the winter months. Slate floors and spacious living areas also make for a comfortable destination in warmer months.

Arda Cluggen is very close to many attactions:

5 minutes: to Mt Franklin, Choclate Mill, Guildford Vinyard & Cellar, Guildford Local Store.

12 minutes to: Hepburn Springs, Lavendula Lavendar farm, Cricket Willow home of the cricket bat.

15 minutes to Daylesford, Castlemaine and Newstead.

Summary of Accommodation

This large double storey mud brick and red cedar house has:

5 x bedrooms 3 doubles and 2 twins

2 x upstairs balconies 1 covered

3 x bathrooms 1 ensuite to master bedroom

Large open fire place plus Coonara Wood heater and panel heating.

Large open plan dining/living space.

Separate reading/games room

Fully equipped kitchen with large pantry

Large laundry with washing machine.

2 x high chairs


2 x additional stretcher beds

Bedrooms are spacious enough to accommodate children on camping mats

You can erect tents by arrangement

Early Check In and Late Check Out..

The property

Take time out to enjoy to enjoy 200 acres of natural surrounds.

For the more energetic guests, take a walk through the pine forest, listen to the frogs as you walk past the dams and up to the shack. Take in the view, and then descend to the 100 acres on the far side of the property.

On warm days the more daring may fancy a dip in the dam. If not, why not try your hand at yabbying in one of the 7 dams

Alternatively relax on the verandahs and see if you can spot the eagles. Kangaroos may visit during the day, but at dusk hundreds hop from the state forest into the far paddocks to graze.

At night, enjoya barbecue, watch the sun set and marvel at the stars on a clear night.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Parking, Washing machine

Child's high chair Children welcome Cot Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Eco-Friendly Fireplace Games room Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Toaster Towels provided Washing machine
Arda Cluggen - Near Daylesford is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 17.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ideal and idyllic! I booked Arda Cluggen for the last night of my cousins' stay in Australia as I wanted something quintessentially Australian to lure them back... With us were 5 friends who had travelled with them both here and overseas.We all had a wonderful time. The house lends itself to relaxed living with its well-equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting rooms. The bedrooms offered superb views and individual privacy, and the 3 bathrooms were beautifully appointed. As for the rolling 200 acres with its woodlands and dams, well that was something else. Mobs of kangaroos kept us company...from a safe distance. How amazing to pick something you feel will be the deal and to find it's even better than you imagined. Happy to say there's talk of coming back.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stay in a great location! Being spoiled with the great weather on this weekend was enhanced by the great house, Arda Cluggen. We had 3 families stay, all with kids. The grounds for them to play and explore in was excellent. From yabby-ing in the dams to running in the wide open spaces, the kids couldn't get enough. This house is beautifully appointed, and equipped with everything you could need for an amazing escape to the Daylesford area. The town of Daylesford is only 15 mins up the road. Plenty of cafes, pubs, and restaurants to choose from. The layout of the house also suited us well. All bedrooms are upstairs so the children could go to sleep without the adults having to be too quiet. We saw a few kangaroos on the property in the early morning and also a red belly black snake! The winery next door is lovely and a few bottles were purchased from them. All in all, a very enjoyable stay and may become our "annual return" holiday spot.
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible Night Away! Arda Cluggen exceeded our expectations. The property was equipped with all of the necessities, with us not needing to bring a thing! Amazing property, perfect for a winter weekend away. Thank you.
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property for a family holiday Arda Cluggen is an ideal property for a large family group. The house itself is well equipped and comfortable and being on 200 acres of land with several dams is an added bonus. Several members of the group had fun trying their hand at yabbying!
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tranquil country retreat - simply stunning. This is our third time at Arda Cluggen and we keep finding more and more wonderful things about this hidden jewel. Tucked well back and up high from the highway, it is a truly serene and peaceful getaway location. Accommodation is more than ample for a few families - all you need to take is food. It provides amazing walks, swimming in many dams and wildlife in abundance. Sue and Tony are very accommodating and helpful with any queries. Cannot recommend this highly enough. Very special place to our family.
Date published: 2016-11-06
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