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Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages

245 Baringhup Rd, Carisbrook, Victoria 3464 Australia
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Lochinver Farm is an historic country property near Maryborough in the heart of Victoria’s Goldfields region. It offers self-contained accommodation in the C19th Bluestone Homestead, two cottages and the guest wing. The accommodation ranges from a one bedroom cottage through to the 6 bedroom Homestead, and suits couples and larger groups with more than 12 bedrooms in all and works for short escapes, holidays and celebrations in the countryside for both social and business needs. Guests can self-cater, enjoy the in-house catering, dine out locally. It is pet friendly and guests can indulge in the on-site hydrotherapy spa. All the guest residences feature original stylish, period furnishings and enjoy country garden settings within the 1000 acres of farmland along the Tullaroop Creek. The property can be explored on foot or on bikes along the river within the farm park looking for platypus and bird life, sheep and cattle graze in the surrounding paddocks.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Foot massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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tygerstar1609 wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
We recently booked a group holiday for 13 adults, two dogs and one child at the Homestead and Creek Cottage. It was the best holiday we've had for a long time! The Homestead - Every piece of furniture in there was an antique and oh so beautiful and well preserved. We felt like we were living back in the 1800's which was quite a novelty for us. - The Homestead has very spacious common areas like the lounge, 2 large dining areas and a very well equipped kitchen (lots of crockery, cutlery, wine glasses, mugs, etc.) that is great for a large group. Because every area is so spacious, we never felt like that was no room to move around. We could have 6-7 people in the kitchen and would not bump into each other. Yes, it is that big! FYI there's also a pod coffee machine in the kitchen if you need a coffee fix. - The Homestead has 6 rooms and could fit 15 adults comfortably (we had 11 staying there). All the beds were super comfy, linen was clean, and every room had a fireplace (although we were not sure if they were decorative or still in working order). - There are 3 good sized bath rooms / toilets so no one had to queue (LOL) - There are 2 fridges which came in handy, one in the kitchen and the other near the spa which we used for drinks. - Oh and the spa... it was great to take a dip after a day out & about. TIP: If you wish to use it, turn it on first thing you arrive so that it gets up to temperature (needs a good 5-6 hours or more as it's a large spa!) - If you love gardening, you will love the Homestead's lush English garden. So many happy butterflies & bees and look out for the occasional skinks too (so cute!). - There's a decent sized BBQ which is great to whip up a quick meal. Creek Cottage - Creek Cottage is 10 steps across from the Homestead's lawn and id the perfect sized accommodation for us (a couple) and our dog. - Bed was huge and super comfy, clean linen, comfortable pillows... could not fault. - The dining area overlooks the creek so it was lovely to have a meal while enjoying nature at the same time (wild ducks, cockatoos, blue wrens, etc.) - Big bathroom with everything you'd expect in a hotel. - Well equipped kitchen with all the amenities and a pod coffee machine. We had both ovens cranking one night and got food out very quickly. - There is also a baby Webber at the Cottage which was handy. Overall comment - Accommodation was top notch and exactly what we were looking for in a country getaway. Loved the old world charm and the fact that it is pet-friendly was a bonus! - Our host Sarah was absolutely lovely to deal with and nothing was too difficult that she couldn't assist with. She was very accommodating and prompt with queries. Kept us up-to-date right up to the day of our arrival. First class service all the way! - Everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would 100% recommend this place to family and friends.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Room 6 is the largest in the Homestead with one queen & two single beds.
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Felicity wrote a review Dec 2020
Oz7 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a lovely stay at the Homestead with our 3 year-old son and new baby. The historic homestead is beautifully appointed with high ceilings, lots of natural light and a very functional kitchen. The homestead is surrounded by roses. It's a working farm with a lot of history, sheep, cattle - and my husband spotted a platypus in the creek. A great getaway from the city where you can admire majestic gums and a full sky of stars at night. Highly recommended for large groups or more intimate trips away. Charles and Sarah are wonderful hosts who can tell you a lot about the farm and its history.
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Date of stay: December 2020
phasmann wrote a review Dec 2020
Melbourne40 contributions64 helpful votes
12 of us have just had a very enjoyable 3 day weekend at this beautiful old Homestead, which is ideal for self catering. Set in a beautiful heritage garden we were entertained by abundant bird-life. Walking alongside the beautiful creek some of us were lucky enough to spot a platypus.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Dylan R wrote a review Sept 2019
Mernda, Australia49 contributions5 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderfully relaxing time. The space was perfectly functional and the surroundings were peaceful. We were able to cook onsite and it's only a 10 minute drive to Maryborough.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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ThirstyKirsty61 wrote a review June 2019
Greater Melbourne, Australia25 contributions13 helpful votes
Our group of 8 love the homestead & Lochinver hospitality so much that we have made an annual pilgrimage for several years. It is so well appointed, tastefully decorated with loads of character & every creature comfort you could want! Even the linen is quality grade, & Alison & the family are very accommodating with any reasonable requests!
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled
USD 129 - USD 540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Lake Victoria (8.0 km) and Carisbrook Log Gaol (2.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
What food & drink options are available at Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Caroline's of Carisbrook, Carisbrook Post Office Cafe, and Britannia Hotel.
Is Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Carisbrook.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Carisbrook Log Gaol (2.7 km).
Is Lochinver Farm Homestead & Cottages accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.