The Cottage at Babbington Park Farm is set on 23 beautiful acres in the lovely village of Lyonville. Only 5 minutes away from Trentham, home of great cafes, Red Beard bakery, and the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Just a 12 minute drive through stunning countryside to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, Australia's spa capital. The cottage is just a few lazy minutes walk down to The Radio Springs Hotel, one of Victoria's best kept secrets.
The cottage captures beautiful views of rolling hills and is set within the grounds of one of Lyonville's oldest properites featuring an original 1900 farmhouse and late 1800's shearing shed. The farm has a magnificent spring fed lake stocked with Rainbow Trout. Bring your line if you are into fishing, or use to cool down in the summer, the lake is a beautiful place to stop and relax. As an alternative you can take advantage of the countryside around, with ample walking, bike riding, motorbike trails and horse riding at your doorstep (byo horses). Push bikes are available for use.
Included in the rate are a wide selection of teas, cereals, fresh milk and pods for the Nespresso Pod coffee machine
An OPTIONAL locally stocked breakfast hamper can be provided consisting of Free Range Eggs, Top quality Istra Bacon, local sourdough Bread and Organic Juice. Please arrange when booking as this must be prebooked $30 for 2 people / $40 for up to 5 people.
Babbington Park Farm is home to sheep, a cow, horses and the owners two border collies Tess and Kasey who will no doubt greet you on arrival.
The property has appeal for everybody, from couples looking for a romantic getaway, families with children seeking a farmstay experience, outdoor lovers, who wish to explore the many trails in the Wombat Forest, or small groups looking for a great place to have their own celebration - the deck of the cottage provides ample space to socialise and relax. There are 2 bedrooms with queen beds plus we have 2 additional rollaways we can utilise and an extremely comfy couch which can be used as a bed as well. Total guests 6. There is also a porta-cot for little ones if need be.
We can cater for small meetings or the property can be used for photo shoots using the land, animals and historic buildings.
Long stays can be arranged as the cottage has a full kitchen, laundry, car port and privacy.
We only take 1 night weekend bookings the week before the booking date, as most weekends we fill up with 2 night bookings.
For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts