1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Macedon and Spa Country
  4. Daylesford
  5. #28521

...........Zahalka House...........

House, Daylesford

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

From $260 per night {{quote.pricing.message}} Total {{quote.pricing.price | format:'currency':'short'}} for

Min 2 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 bathrooms


Zahalka House has moved next door!

2 night min booking on weekends (fri-sat, sat-sun, thurs-fri) but now offering one night midweek stays!

Unique retreat experience blending contemporary design & lush quality of the past.

a deeply enjoyable place to let go, relax and reflect... warmly and stylishly decorated, centrally heated, with two beautiful bathrooms, 3 spacious bedrooms (one w ensuite) and a fully appointed cook's kitchen and two separate living areas, Zahalka House is the perfect place to unwind- for couples, girl's weekends, families, friends, international guests and your favourite pet....

Weekend Rates



1 couple / room $520 friday and saturday / saturday and sunday / thursday and friday

two rooms/ $720

three rooms/ $890

extra nights available on request, dogs $50 plus bond

Please scroll down for our 2nd and 3rd room and midweek rates and additional discounts.....

Uplifting, inspirational, artistic and nurturing.......

Close to Convent gallery, local market, Farmers Arms Hotel and Botanical Gardens.........Zahalka House is built from the old and new to create a gentle, peaceful, light- filled retreat and stylishly decorated to celebrate the classic feel of the country home while offering the ultra comfortable aspects of modern life- you have found the perfect getaway!

Escape to another era in the winter den where you can read our fantastic books, listen to your favourite music on the UE or play some old classics on the record player....

Put on a feast or enjoy an intimate breakfast at the sun drenched grand dining table or take some turkish cushions out and recline on the beautiful deck that overlooks Smith's Creek and the natural spring....

Gather round with the family to watch a movie or curl up in bed under generous goose down doonas and vintage linen..... zahalka house is yours and yours alone......

Spoil yourself.........Zahalka is yours alone......

an old fashioned claw foot bath and a deep mini spa, with turkish towels, dreamy white linen on king beds, antique rugs and beautiful leather lounges mixed with comfortable vintage furniture, original artwork, an exciting and eclectic mix of discs for the film buff or music lover, cool games on the shelves, exquisite books, Zahalka House is a foody, arty, sensory extravaganza.....! With interiors and design by Rachael Leslie

With a cooks' kitchen for those who love to entertain- a mix of old world french and spanish cookware and modern utensils, huge ilve stove, dishwasher and rare antique crockery, old country feast size table that seats 10 for feasts to remember, a lovely antique german piano and a fascinating and coveted array of colorful curios and collectables from all around the world in a welcoming and centrally heated environment....just sit...and soak it in......

Unwind outside on the huge articulated timber deck overlooking the creek with beautiful views to Cornish Hill, you are merely a short stroll to the Sunday Market....or an extravagant food platter at nearby "CLIFFY'S" deli, followed by an indulging visit from the in-house masseur. Perhaps wander down for a yummy dining room meal experience at the Perfect Drop, swim in the lake, or relax in a rejuvenating spa, indulge your inner aesthete with a walk to the convent gallery or maybe make a picnic in the the wombat gardens......




1 couple / room $560 friday and saturday / saturday and sunday / thursday and friday

two rooms/ $720

three rooms/ $890

extra nights available on request, dogs $50 plus bond


two nights

1 couple / room $460

two rooms/ $560

three rooms/ $660

three nights

1 couple / room $560

two rooms $660

three rooms $760

four nights

1 couple / room $660

two rooms $760

three rooms $860


1 couple/ room $1050

two rooms $1250

three rooms $1450

What our guests had to say............

Everything was a complete winner...right down to the calibre of cook bookery! I have already recommended Zahalka to friends and family and hope that one day again I will enjoy that space with good friends or at the very least my partner.....I felt a deep connection to your musical taste as soon as I walked into that loungeroom. AGAIN, thanks for your hospitality and the great kitchen, cutlery, cook books, novels, tarot, art, art, art and of course, the balcony with a rustic view of everything that makes daylesford so special - the country expanse. Have a wonderful year.

Love nat and danny.

thanks so much for sharing this glorius oasis with us...it was exactly what we needed and it was the little details that resonated the most- the welcoming sights of freshly cut flowers, intriguing books and mags to peruse- and lots of things to inspire. Viva Zahalka! Carolyn & Jen (Wollongong)

Our stay at Zahalka far exceeded our expectations. We were so bummed that we could not stay a 3rd night but our friends enjoyed the 3rd night luxury and shared the experience.

What a beautious cottage of reverie- the luscious quiet kind. this elegant space has been the perfect reprieve from the bustle and hustle of city life. Thankyou Zahalka House for rejuvenating my weary creative spirit. I will tell all my people about your delicious abode here on the hillside and i will remember my time here fondly and be eager to relive it soon. In gratitude, Jasmine (Fitzroy)

After leaving the hustle of Melbourne on a busy friday evening it was wonderful to arrive at your amazing house to find it well lit and inviting. The warm air and mellow tones were extremely refreshing- thankyou for wellcoming us into your home. We enjoyed it's unique ambience and hope to visit again. With warm wishes, Marylyn, Debbi and other Melbourne gals!

...........Zahalka House........... is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 8.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a wonderful house! Warm,cosy, quiet& close to town. Such lovely bed linen & soft towels & the soaker tubs are divine. We loved it & our extended family who visited for a BBQ all thought it was gorgeous too. Will definitely stay again.
Date published: 2012-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thank you Rachael. My family and I really loved the stay. The house is really great. A great mix of really interesting stuff.Kids really loved it too and the garden was beautiful.Your recommendations about where to eat in town were spot on too.
Date published: 2008-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The house was fantastic, really well decorated and with the perfect amount of country flavour. It was really close to Daylesford centre too so it was convenient. I would definitely stay there again!
Date published: 2008-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We had a great stay and thoroughly enjoyed the homely feel of the place.
Date published: 2008-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great property, had a great girls weekend, lots of interesting items in the house, arrived to a warm welcoming home with great music. Will be back again. Colac Girls xxx
Date published: 2008-10-29
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