March 11, 2020 / By The Weekender Travel
Australia is full of unique and inspirational holiday homes. Here we reveal three of the best in the Daylesford region in Victoria.
Montacute Pavilion, Daylesford
Guests 4, Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2
Inspired by a Baroque banqueting pavilion, this unique and remarkable building is nestled among ancient chestnut trees in a historic garden near the Wombat Hill Gardens.
Explicitly designed as a romantic luxury retreat the emphasis is on privacy and indulgence, with the upper floor consisting of a large bedroom in the treetops and a remarkably appointed bathroom.
Yandoit Church, Yandoit
Guests 6, Bedrooms 3, Bathrooms 2
The Yandoit Church built in 1884 by Giacomo Satori served the local Swiss-Italian community until 1993.
Beautifully refurbished in 2016, Yandoit Church it is an award-winning property only 15 min from Daylesford. The church nave is the generously proportioned centrepiece of the home and includes remnants of the original hand-painted friezes, a massive vaulted ceiling and Gothic windows. There's an adjoining designer kitchen and a new 2 storey wing with 3 bedrooms, original artworks and large windows overlooking the surrounding farmland.
Acre of Roses, Trentham
Guests 6, Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 1
Nestled on a working micro-flower farm in Trentham, Acre of Roses is a luxuriously restored 1860s miner’s cottage that includes the region’s only genuine cedar hot tub. Offering every modern convenience it is the perfect place for your country escape, romantic getaway, or girls retreat. The property sleeps six guests and comes with a well-stocked pantry of complimentary ingredients ranging from organic spices and baking basics to special treats such as fresh bread and croissants. Stylish, luxurious and full of thoughtful touches, Acre of Roses will have you planning your return trip before you've even left.