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Briars Cottage - Daylesford

2 person Spa on the back deck at sunset
Certificate of Excellence
22 reviews
2 person Spa on the back deck at sunset
Road Signage
Kitchen & Dining
Dining area with view
View from second floor landing
View from second floor landing
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Second bedroom
2 person Spa with Bubbles
View of Doctors Gully from back deck
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Daylesford, Victoria
Briars Cottage is a gorgeous self-catering and self-contained two Bedroom Cottage, perfect for a romantic weekend, or a mid-week escape. The cottage is situated between the Daylesford township and Hepburn Springs.

This beautifully appointed cottage oozes style and charm, together with magnificent bush views of Doctors Gully. Modern décor with warm colours throughout, maximizing privacy with two separate bedrooms, the main with en-suite and the other with adjoining bathroom.

Downstairs features a modern kitchen with Euro laundry and open plan lounge/dining. Step out on to the covered deck which has an electric BBQ, outdoor setting and a two person spa - perfect for enjoying the private bush views. Ducted heating keeps you warm and cosy on those cold frosty nights and a powerful air-conditioner keeps you cool in summer.

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About the Owner, Di & Duncan G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 1 property
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English first
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1 review
Reviewed today for a stay in October 2017

The Daylesford area is lovely with nearby towns of Hepburn and Trentham both worth visiting. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and very much as advertised. For those who haven't been before, lots of great places to see, dine and explore. we particularly enjoyed the Convent Gallery and cafe for lunch and the Farmers Arms Hotel for a few beers and...

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Daylesford is a charming and quaint little village in close proximity to many places of interest with fascinating historical content. Perfect hub for travel to other areas and also good opportunity for those who enjoy walking. Great variety of good restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and quirky retail shops. Cottage is beautifully and tastefully furnished with all items necessary and beyond...

Management response:

Thank you Sue for your lovely review, we are so pleased that you loved Briars Cottage and had the chance to explore everything that Daylesford has to offer. You're right, there is so much to do in the region. We hope you will stay again. Di & Duncan


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Halifax, England
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Located on the main Hepburn Springs road north of Daylesford on a fairly sharp bend down a short steep track, Briars Cottage overlooks wooded Doctor's Gulley where a variety of cockatoos, rosellas, kangaroos etc can be spied from the deck. The cockatoos especially make their presence felt at dawn and dusk! A two person spa bath graces the deck and...

Management response:

Thanks John for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Briars Cottage. Daylesford is the perfect place to escape from city life and we are very lucky to have gorgeous wildlife right on our doorstep. We're sorry that you didn't enjoy a BBQ on the back deck, the BBQ is fully serviceable, and is electric,...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the neighbourhood
Daylesford and Hepburn are famous for its mineral springs. A favourite is the Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. Visitors can enjoy anything from private healing mineral baths, to massages, facials, body wraps and polishes, manicures and pedicures.
Convent Gallery is a converted convent, which now houses the most beautiful artwork. Getting a bite to eat at their restaurant is a must.
To explore the great outdoors, there are walking tracks to suit all levels of fitness and interest. Popular ones include Lake Daylesford, Wombat Botanical Gardens, Soda Springs, Hepburn Mineral Reserve
After a day of exploring, check out Istra Small Goods, and have a picnic either at the cottage, or in one of the gorgeous gardens spotted around Daylesford.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Melbourne: 110.0 km
Daylesford is 115km from Melbourne.
From Melbourne CBD on Western Highway
Drive over the Westgate & take the Western Ring Rd. Take the Western Hwy exit marked Ballarat. Drive for about an hour until you reach the Ballan/Daylesford turnoff. When you're off the highway turn right. You'll be heading towards Daylesford.
From Melbourne CBD on Calder Highway
Drive to the Tullamarine Fwy merge left to the Calder Highway towards Bendigo. Take the turn off to Woodend and drive through the town, Turn left to Daylesford. Drive on for about 20km. When you hit Tylden, drive 1km then turn right into the Daylesford Rd and drive for 20km.
The cottage is between Daylesford and Hepburn Springs.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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