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Claremont Coach House

Cottage, Castlemaine

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

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Min 1 night stay

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom

Description

Set in the 12 acre grounds of our historic home, “Claremont” circa 1857, the Coach House is a two storey, historic, self-contained cottage. Located a mile or so from the centre of Castlemaine, it combines rural peace with the all the activities available in this popular and historic area only an hour and a quarter from Melbourne.

The Coach House has a lovely feel of times past, but has all the conveniences of today. It consists of five rooms and an upstairs tree-top balcony, comfortably sleeps six people, but has extra sleeping facilities for two more people if required.

The tariff for stays of a week, or more can be negotiated. Children are welcome and pets can be accommodated by arrangement.

The Garden Cottage

This is a cozy bed-sitter with ensuite, situated closer to the main house. It has a double bed, gas pot belly stove, T.V. etc. There are limited cooking facilities, i.e. a toaster, electric jug, microwave, fridge and a breakfast basket can be provided at a small extra cost.

Guest Comments

March 2008 Family from England. It was a fantastic time and we found a baby cat We named her Osca, so if anyone finds the cat don\'t be scared, she\'s very loving. I also think Helen is keeping her Helen did keep her, but she is called Maow now, because Hunter our grandson insisted. She has been promoted to the big house.

Dec 2008 Great beds, even though Ella talked in her sleep, everyone slept well, Great house, nice dog. Which one is the dog?

April 2009 Ballarat couple. \"Oh the glory of gold quiet upon the fence tops, streaming through the gums. The clean chill through sun births air. The soft crackle of hay beneath my slippered feet. The relaxed laugh of a crow overhead. sweet childhood is here. everywhere

May 2009 Hurstbridge family A great stay Lovely place and friendly hosts fantastic valueI have to admit that this is family and they stayed for free.

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning DVD player Fireplace Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Washing machine
Claremont Coach House is rated 4.4545 out of 5 by 55.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quirky accommodation in a beautiful setting The old coach house/stables for the adjacent house has been converted for accommodation. As such, the coach house is not luxurious or slick. But it is ideal if you're looking for a quaint and private cottage. The bathroom is fairly basic but adequate. No bath tub. The large, country-style kitchen is comfortable and includes a small washing machine. There are no food supplies except tea, plunger coffee and basic condiments, so you'll need to bring everything. Along with a wood stove (plenty of firewood is freely available), the property is heated by a gas heater and aircon upstairs in the spacious and comfortable main bedroom. I would recommend this property for a couple or maybe a small family rather than 2 couples because the lower bedroom is quite small and has bunk beds. It's adequate but the upper bedroom is much more comfortable. Be aware that the upper bedroom is a loft and the lower bedroom has a lace curtain instead of a door so privacy is somewhat limited in the house. If travelling as a group of friends, it might be more comfortable to book the adjacent small studio cottage as well. The location is a fair walk from the centre of Castlemaine but close to the botanical gardens, which is nice for a walk. There's a rural feel to the property which is very peaceful. Kids would enjoy the property and the resident ponies. The owners, Ian and Helen, live in the adjacent house and are welcoming owners who don't invade your space. Castlemaine itself is a charming and vibrant historic country town with plenty to keep you occupied. We enjoyed our stay.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect quiet retreat Suited our needs perfectly,(2 couples) Quiet location, full of character and historic atmosphere. Enjoyed walk through adjacent botanical gardens.
Date published: 2016-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delightful and different! We loved staying here ... felt very peaceful and safe. The kids could easily get to the Botanical Gardens playground by themselves, and it was an easy walk into town from there. Ponies, sunshine and rain - it has it all!
Date published: 2016-04-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Historic feel We enjoyed the stay amongst such lovely surroundings. It is not hard to feel the workings of the coach house from days of old as the atmosphere lends itself to just that. Plenty of wood for our easy to light fire kept us cosy. beds very comfortable and plenty of blankets to keep warm. If you love history and nature and just want to relax without all the modern noise and technology then this is a perfect getaway.
Date published: 2015-08-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting country property. Very comfortable accommodation. Delightful setting. Fire was set ready for us to light. Shame it wasn't explained about damper- smoky lesson learnt.
Date published: 2015-04-20
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