Lavender Farm provides you with your own luxurious three bedroom farmhouse in the heart of the Yarra Valley just 6km from the lovely small town of Healesville. The accommodation is fully self-contained and only one booking is taken at a time so you have exclusive use of the house; whether you are a couple, a family or small group of friends. The owners, Tony and Jacky, have a separate house on the property and are available if you want any help or advice on your holiday.
The house is set on 13 acres with beautiful gardens and native bird-life. You are welcome to help yourself to any seasonal fruit, vegetables and herbs growing in the cottage garden and orchard. There is a veranda around 3 sides of the house so you can enjoy a cup of coffee watching the sunrise or a glass of wine watching the sun set.
The property is pet friendly so, as long as your pet is also friendly, it is welcome. There is also the opportunity to bring your own horse. There is a fenced swimming pool on the property next to the owners house which is generally available for use 10am-4pm Mondays to Saturdays and other times by arrangement. The pool is solar heated. Note: the pool may be shared by guests in the pool house studio.
At weekends, there is a 2 night minimum stay requirement and discounts are provided for stays of 4 or more nights.
The house is very spacious, providing you with a large lounge room with a wood fire, a fully equipped kitchen and a separate dining room. On arrival your kitchen is stocked with breakfast provisions featuring local produce including organic granola, Artisan bread from Innocent Bystander, free-range eggs and bacon.
There are three bedrooms: one Queen-size with an ensuite bathroom, one double and one twin. The main bathroom has a shower and a spa bath with views over the valley. There is an additional small room with a set of bunks which can be used for a larger family or a small group and there is a laundry with washing machine and dryer.
All the linen and towels are provided for your stay and there is free wifi and a selection of books and DVDs. The bedrooms and living room all have reverse cycle heaters/ air conditioners and there are electric blankets on all the beds for those chilly winter nights.
Lavender Farm is in a picturesque rural setting a five minute drive from the popular township of Healesville and 2 kilometres from the Healesville Sanctuary. The town has a number of great restaurants and cafes including the iconic Healesville Hotel and Innocent Bystander. There are a range of wineries and galleries such as Tarrawarra Museum of Modern Art within a 10 minute drive and great walking in the surrounding hills.
Wedding venues such as Stones of the Yarra Valley and Oakridge are a 15 minute drive-away.If you are looking for wedding guest accommodation or have a larger group you might also like to check out out pool-house studio which sleeps 2 or 3.
For guests who are unfamiliar with what the region has to offer, Tony and Jacky are happy to help with planning your stay to make sure you discover the treasures of the Yarra Valley.