RECOMMENDED in the AGE Good Weekend "52 Weekends Away" and "Traveller" (Oct 13)
This spacious four bedroom 5 acre retreat a short drive to Beechworth in the hamlet of Stanley and offers luxurious accommodation for up to 10 people within easy access of a huge range of wonderful experiences of NE Victoria.
The property has been beautifully restored and is offered with a generous living/dining room with log fire and leather sofas, a fully equipped kitchen, two large bathrooms and separate WC . The living room overlooks a private garden that features a covered north facing terrace. The bedrooms are spacious with comfortable beds and luxurious linen.
The house is set within 5 acres of exhibition gardens and offers a 16m natural swimming pool, a bocci court and swings for the kids. The Stanley Pub, just 10 minutes walk, offers fine french bistro dining.
Stanley is an historic hamlet surrounded by forest and bush that is popular with cyclists and bush walkers. Ten minutes drive to Beechworth you can enjoy the sophisticated boutiques, cafes, restaurants and artisan brewery. Rich cultural heritage underpins markets and festivals in this region almost every weekend.
Within 50kms you have a huge network of interesting towns, hundreds of fine wineries and gourmet eateries, great fishing rivers, skiing, rock climbing and more than 80kms of dedicated cycle tracks.
The house is equipped with all the mod cons: TV, DVD, iPod station, Microwave, Oven, BBQ, air-conditioning, gas and log fire heating.
Planetrees Lodge provides a breakfast hamper including choice of cereals, bread, jams, butter, milk, tea, ground coffee, milk, tea, ground coffee etc. Pick you own herbs, veggies and fruit from the garden. Planetrees Lodge kitchen is well equipped for keen cooks and perfect for private catering.
All linen, bedding, towels and beautiful bath robes are provided for ultimate comfort. Small dogs welcome with owner's consent only. Email owner to confirm booking availability and seasonal rates.
Magic holiday rental retreat ideal for groups with fine dining, adventure and cycling interests