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River Gardens Axedale

91 Brownes Lane, Axedale, Victoria 3551 Australia
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River Gardens Axedale is a boutique farmstay Bed and Breakfast nestled on the banks of the Campaspe river at Axedale in central Victoria. River Gardens Axedale is a 133 acre farm suited to couples and wildlife lovers. Enjoy peace and tranquillity on the property whilst having the convenience of being only a few minutes drive from the renowned Heathcote wine district and the City of Greater Bendigo with all it has to offer. River Gardens Axedale is completely off-grid. We produce all our own power and much of our own food. There is only one room available for guests so you will be the only guests staying on the property. The guest room has its own entrance and en-suite. Privacy is assured.
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91 Brownes Lane, Axedale, Victoria 3551 Australia
River Gardens Axedale
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Dreamtech40 wrote a review Jan 2023
Strathmore, Australia4 contributions
Whether you ‘re up for a quick weekend getaway, a week long breakaway or a fortnight- long rural retreat, you’ll be at home here. To offer context , I took a weeklong booking for my sister and newly wheelchair bound Mum, whilst I worked nearby, but extended due the exceptional experience offered by Wendy and Mark. I have enjoyed adequate hospitality frequently, good hospitality often, but this, NEVER. Mark and Wendy have excelled in every duty that may be expected, and then go the extra mile… daily! We will return, and I hope you verify this degree of hospitality for yourselves, to whatever period your schedule affords. The consideration of our individual needs, and that of Mum, was outstanding. If you’re in the Bendigo region for work or play, and would prefer to look at manicured gardens, a running river, friendly hounds, blue wrens, drifts of roses, and an exceptionally tailored holiday by wholly-invested hosts, look no further. Bendigo township 20 mins for food and bulk refreshments, local pub exists for outings. Wendy and Mark, were made for hospitality( Sis and I have a hospo background) when you know, you know. They’ve rapidly morphed from hosts to friends! Enjoy your stay!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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ClareMax wrote a review Mar 2022
Port Douglas, Australia39 contributions27 helpful votes
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My partner and I shared a few nights here. It was just great. We had the motel room. With a private area out the front. Scrumptious afternoon teas, great breakfasts beautiful gardens and plenty of peace and quiet. There are loads of animals and the resident pups are just full of energy. Wendy gave me the most beautiful bunch of roses to return with. I’d highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frank V wrote a review Nov 2021
Melbourne, Australia91 contributions51 helpful votes
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I really would like not to let out this secret little spot, BUT I feel I should !!.. WOW ! IF your looking for a place to relax and recharge, get away from everything. WELL this is the place.. if your coming from the Nth - Est or West and heading on to your destination make a stop HERE.. You will NOT regret it.. the place has birds everywhere, and you WILL love all the Blue Rens everywhere.. if you sit still they come right up to you.. SO CUTE .. IF you have your Fishing Rod with you well you can use it in the river which is 3min walk away.. BUT I do have one concern there is a back Door that leads into the house that I found out by chance when I opened it hearing people talking. BUT it does not have a lock on it which surprised me a little and I was not offered a key for the front door. I should have mention it when I was asked about the accommodation but didn't think of it then WOULD I go back YOU BET.. !! .. and I will.. it's only about a 90min drive for me..
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Date of stay: November 2021
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lulutooz wrote a review Dec 2019
Bangkok, Thailand46 contributions
Gorgeous place, lovely owners, sweetest dog & wonderful animals, gardens and amenities. Fabulous hot breakfast as well. The gardens are stunning, the walk along the river relaxing. You'll also love the assortment of animals. Thanks Jennifer and John; we'll definitely be back!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from RiverGardensAxedale, Owner at River Gardens Axedale
Responded 7 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for such a kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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L0veT0Tr4vel wrote a review Oct 2019
Auckland, New Zealand74 contributions36 helpful votes
We had a night here in the weekend and It was wonderful. Lovely people - and beautiful area, this was a fully self contained unit on their property - and so clean !! It was so quiet - we had a great nights sleep and next morning we got up early - made ourselves coffee and breakfast, showered and went for a big walk around the farm. Beautiful gardens - you can tell that they love what they do ! The unit had a fridge and everything was provided for a continental breakfast or you could organise a cooked breakfast if that is your thing. We were sorry to leave - could have stayed longer, it was so nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city !!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from RiverGardensAxedale, Owner at River Gardens Axedale
Responded 14 Oct 2019
Thank you for such a kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
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Jan L wrote a review July 2019
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Our hosts John and Jennifer and Peaches were most welcoming and our stay of 3 nights was great. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Only 5mins drive to Axedale Tavern for dinner. Delicious cooked breakfast.Relaxing walks through the extensive gardens and along the river. Thank you
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 24 July 2019
Thanks for such a nice review Jan. It is appreciated.
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sandiewish wrote a review June 2019
Melbourne, Australia31 contributions9 helpful votes
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We had the pleasure of staying at River Gardens Axedale last night. What a beautiful property! The hosts were lovely and we thoroughly enjoyed wandering around the property, and along the river, with their dog Peaches, visiting the herds of goats. The little babies were adorable. The room was five star, very clean and comfortable, and we had a lovely cooked breakfast delivered to our room. Close to Heathcote and all the wineries, also, dinner at the Axedale Tavern on Saturday night was lovely.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 3 June 2019
Wow! Thanks so much for such a nice review. We hope to see you again at River Gardens Axedale.
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Christopher B wrote a review Dec 2018
Perth, Western Australia, Australia38 contributions40 helpful votes
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We loved this B&B locates just out of Axedale. They have a great dog who will great you when you arrive. The property is very well maintained and the accommodation is perfect for two. It is nice and modern and very clean. Cooked breakfast is included in the morning.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 29 Dec 2018
Thanks for the nice review Chris. It truly is appreciated.
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Connector62253351016 wrote a review Nov 2018
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A perfect place to relax and to take in all the sights in and around Axedale. The Axedale Tavern was a great spot for dinner and it was easy access to Bendigo, Heathcote and surrounds. We found plenty to do as well as just relaxing quietly on the sunny verandah admiring the gorgeous gardens being developed by Jennifer and John. It was lovely waking in the morning to a home cooked breakfast. We thoroughly enjoyed the Melbourne Cup weekend in this relaxing and comfortable B&B.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 14 Nov 2018
Thanks for such a nice review of River Gardens Axedale. It was great to have you as visitors and the gardens did put on a nice show for you. Melbourne Cup weekend is when the gardens really start to show off. We hope to see you again some time.
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peter e wrote a review Sept 2018
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
friendly hosts ,lovely breakfasts and a great garden is a good start. Add the chance to feed t he goats,see a new born lamb and play with the friendly pup. Next time I will go fishing on the Campaspe river (100 meters from the room?). Only 20 minutes from Bendigo if you want some more to see
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from RiverGardensAxedale, Owner at River Gardens Axedale
Responded 30 Sept 2018
Thanks for a great review Peter. We are so pleased that you both enjoyed your stay at River Gardens Axedale.
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AU$182 - AU$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about River Gardens Axedale
Which popular attractions are close to River Gardens Axedale?
Nearby attractions include Axedale River Reserve (2.3 km), Axedale Catholic Cemetery (2.9 km), and St Mary's Church (2.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at River Gardens Axedale?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at River Gardens Axedale?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at River Gardens Axedale?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at River Gardens Axedale?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to River Gardens Axedale?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Axedale Catholic Cemetery (2.9 km).