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Briars Cottage - Daylesford

2 person Spa on the back deck at sunset
1 of 292 person Spa on the back deck at sunset
Cottage -
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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Listing #HL1692823
About the Owner
Di and Duncan G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
We will send you an email confirmation with all details after your booking is confirmed. a few days before check-in you will receive a pre-stay email with directions and some details. On the day of check-in we will send you a code to access the keys located in a key safe at the front door. We are not on site but we available via mobile phone or email during your stay. A few days after checking out we will send you an email inviting you to leave a review.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four friends needed a rest and time to spend together. We loved Briars Cottage as it was so quiet and well set up. We walked in and felt at home immediately Being four females we also enjoyed the shopping in Daylesford and the wonderful restaurants....More

Thank Leeron B
Di G, VR Owner at Briars Cottage - Daylesford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you left happy and refreshed. Daylesford is the best place to recharge your batteries. We hope you will stay again soon. Di & Duncan

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I cannot recommend this place enough, Di and Duncan made a warm and inviting retreat from the world, it was exactly what we needed. Thank you

Thank Aaron T
Di G, VR Owner at Briars Cottage - Daylesford, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you Aaron for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time and we hope you will stay again soon. Di & Duncan

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

From the moment we arrived, our stay in Briars Cottage and Daylesford was exactly what we were looking for ... quiet and relaxing. We were there for our anniversary, and the cottage gave us everything we needed .. a balcony to enjoy our wine and...More

Thank Swampy M
Di G, VR Owner at Briars Cottage - Daylesford, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you Swampy for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time at Briars Cottage - it is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion. We are sorry that the spas and some of the restaurants weren't open, but...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • 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
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No loud parties, please be respectful of our neighbours and please wash your dishes and pack them away.
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We have separate rates for one bedroom (1-2 guests) or the two bedroom option (1-4 guests). If the 1 bedroom option is booked (1-2 guests), then the second bedroom & bathroom will be locked. If you require the second bedroom and bathroom open and the beds made-up, then you need to book for 4 guests.
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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.
Getting around
Daylesford town is a 1.2 km walk one way or a few minutes by car. There are local taxis available.
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.
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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