Be captured by the peace and tranquillity of this comfortable, self-contained two bedroom Miners Cottage, set well back from the road and surrounded by the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park.
Fryerstown is one of Victorias best-kept secrets just 1.5 hours from Melbourne. Sage Cottage is 10 minutes from the heart of Castlemaine and a pleasant drive to Maldon, Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and Bendigo.
The Region is steeped in Goldfields history from the buildings to the diggings where you can trace the miners exploits of the 1850s.
Things to do.
The Dry Diggings Track goes right past Sage Cottage, go bush walking and see the ruins of the goldfields. Dont miss the wildflowers in spring.
Explore the many pleasures on offer in Castlemaine such as Buda, the Botanic Gardens, galleries, antique shops, cafes, restaurants and of course the coffee shops.
Visit Maldon, Victorias first notable town, tour Carmens Tunnel and then go for a ride on the Steam Train.
Take a spa in Daylesford or Hepburn Springs.
Whether you want to sightsee or just take in the ambience of the area we have the perfect place to stay. You need only to escape to Fryerstown. Sage Cottage is waiting for you to arrive and enjoy yourselves.
Sage Cottage Layout.
Sage Cottage is nestled in an Old World garden with many bulbs and blossoms in spring and roses in summer.
You open the front door of the cottage into a cosy lounge-room with a potbelly gas heater and TV, video. The main bedroom runs off at the right and has a brass double bed with electric blankets and doona (there are extra blankets in the blanket box if required). You go down three steps into the kitchen-dining area, here you will find hotplates, microwave, oven-toaster and all the utensils that you will need to cook the delicious breakfast provisions supplied. The second bedroom and well-appointed bathroom (hipbath and shower) are off this area. Double glass doors from the kitchen lead out onto the verandah from where you can sit and relax while you take in the surrounding countryside.
All linen and towels are provided. Families are welcome.
The main house is also located on the same property but privacy is always maintained.