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Riverbend Homestead Horse and Farmstay

Farmstay, Bright

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

12 guests
4 bedrooms
9 beds
2 bathrooms


Riverbend Homestead is a traditional Australian farm homestead situated in the middle of a working farm nestled in the upper Ovens Valley, 5 minutes from Bright. Riverbend Homestead is situated on a private 150 acre working farm nestled in the Ovens Valley. The Ovens River runs a 3.5 km stretch through the property which is surrounded by state forest just waiting for you to explore.

Riverbend Homestead is the perfect house to rent for 12 persons including adults and children. With heaps of room to unwind and relax. With commanding views and the warm fireplace it is the perfect family and group destination to reprogram our busy lives. Relax on the balcony and watch the kids meet and feed the chickens and sheep. You and your kids will enjoy the garage that doubles as a games room. With pin pong and basic toys and a couple of bikes for use on the farm the kids will find lots to keep them happy and you can unwind while keeping an eye on them.

After a day of exploring the local area you, your family and friends can enjoy time in the spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area leading out to a huge deck. Riverbend Homestead comes with a well equipped kitchen overlooking a comfortable living area. The enclosed wood burner fireplace will keep everyone toasty warm on those cold winter days and nights. In summer, the open floor plan lets the cool alpine breeze flow through the house. Reverse cycle heating and cooling is also available. Have dinner on the large deck and enjoy the views of Mt Feathertop in the distance. The fresh alpine air and views of the snow-covered mountains in winter is totally breathtaking.

The snow-capped Mt Feathertop in winter reminds you how close you are to Mt Hotham and Falls Creek ski fields. The township of Bright is just a 5 minutes drive. Riverbend Homestead has the best of both worlds. Riverbend Homestead is the ideal winter location situated near to Mt Hotham, Falls Creek or Mt Buffalo. Just an easy drive. You can take a bus or taxi from Harrietville each morning. Mt Hotham and Falls Creek offer multi-mountain passes so you can ski both mountains.

Horse riders can bring their own horses and accommodated them in the horse stables and 8 separate paddocks surrounding the Riverbend Homestead property.

There are so many reasons why you will keep coming back to beautiful Bright. Every season is a new experience and there is something on offer for every holiday maker. Book with us to receive discounts and special deals on your winter ski/snowboard, clothing and chain hire from Hoy's Skis or JD's Ski Hire which is located in Bright.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Air conditioning Balcony Books Ceiling fan Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Fireplace Fitness room/Equipment Games Games room Garage Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Long-term renters welcome Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Toys Washing machine Wheelchair accessible Wood stove
Riverbend Homestead Horse and Farmstay is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 6.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Farmstay Home Spent our X'mas holiday here with family of 12 (6 adults and 6 kids). Ed the host was very friendly and accommodating. The house is surprisingly spacious even with 12 people inside. There was never a dull moment lots of things to do from kids enjoying feeding the sheeps, chickens and Fluffy the alpaca to riding skateboards and bikes to playing table tennis and card games. Adults will love the lounge chairs and tables on the balcony overlooking the beautiful mountains of the Alpine region. Highly recommend this place can't wait to come back during the autumn months. :)
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peaceful Hideaway with Proximity Our family of 9 - ranging from 9 months to 58 years - recently enjoyed a relaxing break at Riverbend. The property's secluded position gave us privacy and time to enjoy a slower pace, whilst reading, playing games, and enjoying each other's company. The close proximity to Bright with its restaurants, parks, and supermarket made it easy to alternate between eating out, and cooking delicious meals together in the farm's well set up kitchen. Some of us enjoyed climbing the Alpine tracks, whilst others favoured the playground and water park in Bright, or walks along the Owen River. Several close by villages - like Harrietville and Myrtleford - provided enjoyable destinations for short trips away, suitable for all ages. A word of advice: temperatures change frequently and quickly so layers of clothing are useful. However even on cold night the wood fire heater made the homestead nice and snug in no time
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Property We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ed's farm property and kids enjoyed every minute of their stay. The warm welcome and hospitality from Ed was truly amazing. The location and views from the property are breathtaking. I highly recommend this property.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from wonderful location, scenery and privacy nice location and a cosy house. plenty of activities for kids. a nice place to have a relaxing weekend with the family.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Wonderful spot for a weekend away. Horse riding, Wandi pub and just relaxing with friends. Perfect farm stay
Date published: 2017-05-08
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