St Claire Country House is a new French Colonial establishment.
Classical and stylish, the architecture and interior design harks from the French colonies.
6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms - sleeps 12 guests....
St Claire Country House
St Claire Country House is a French Colonial style establishment. The architecture and interiors hark from where the French had colonies, such as the French Caribbean. Designed for gracious living St Claire is perfect for socialising and relaxing.
There is a well equipped kitchen, long oak dining table and chairs, and plush sitting area for easy conversation. There are six delightful bedrooms, 5 en suite bathrooms and a powder room. Bathroom amenities are from the White Company of London. Each bedroom looks out to the garden. On the veranda outside each bedroom there is a wicker table and chairs, suitable for a quiet chat or read.
There is also an outdoor dining area with a BBQ and French table on lawn, surrounded by a charming garden. Great for fun times.
In addition there is a Salon and North Lawn that can be hired for private functions such as weddings, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, corporate entertaining and product launches. If you are coming here for a special occasion, you may wish to have a special lunch, dinner or high tea with your family and friends in the Salon. The Salon is large and spacious – it is 11 metres by 18 metres and can hold up to 88 people seated and 120 people standing. There is lounge seating around the fireplace for 20 and a French style dining table that seats 22. Furniture can be moved and additional furniture can be brought in. There can be up to 120 people on the North Lawn.
All houses as part of The Houses Daylesford include free WiFi and onsite complimentary parking to make your stay even more relaxing and enjoyable.
St Claire Country House is on 24 acres at Trentham East, one hour north-west of Melbourne. It is surrounded by tranquil, green, undulating farmland.
The village of Trentham is five minutes away, with its upmarket Annie Smithers’ restaurant, gastro pubs and trendy cafes.
The garden has been planted with flowering trees, fragrant old French roses and pretty perennials, to create a perfumed romantic garden.
St Claire's architecture is in graceful French Colonial style. There are steep roofs, dormer windows, tall chimneys, verandahs, French doors and rustic shutters.
St Claire's interiors have 12 foot ceilings, oak floors, marble mantle pieces, gilded mirrors, basket chandeliers, floral wallpapers and fabrics, French furniture and soft colour everywhere.
All in keeping with old world French Colonial charm and elegance.
Upscale specialist providers have been used to create the exquisite interiors of the Country House. These providers include Designers Guild, Sanderson, Designer Rugs, Designer Chandelier, Giltwood, Cote Maison, Town and Country Style, Villa Maison, La Maison, French and English, La Maison de Jean-Pierre, Kosnar's Picture Framing and Porters Paints.
Quality providers and brands used in the outdoors include Fermob, Vincent Garden, Naturally Cane, Tait Decorative Iron, Julian Ronchi Nursery and Bay Road Nursery. Plants have been sourced from a range of specialist nurseries.
Please enquire as The Salon of St Claire, a splendid French conservatory style room, filled with flowers and plants can be booked separately at an additional cost.
It was designed to be beautiful and captivating – a space for stylish events.
2 night minimum.
3 night minimum on long weekends.
4 night minimum at Easter and Melbourne Cup long weekends.