Staying at any of the Daylesford Rural Retreats or one in the surrounding area will be a very relaxing peaceful experience with views that could have you mesmerised for hours especially at night when there a millions of stars sparkling.
Most likely there will be wildlife visiting closeby, the larger properties may have farm animals, some properties have a lake or dam for fishing or swimming.
The homesteads and cottages will be a delight to stay in as many of them are historic and have been renovated to make sure your stay is cosy and comfortable.
All these Daylesford rural retreats are listed with the maximum number of guests first and then a brief description so that you can scan the page for any accommodation that interests you. If the retreat is 'pet friendly' that will be listed at the end of the description, several B&Bs are also included.
Contact these businesses for accommodation bookings
Daylesford Cottage Directory www.cottagedirectory.com.au
Daylesford Getaways www.dayget.com.au
Daylesford Accommodation Escapes www.dabs.com.au
1-9 guests, 3 acres 6 km from main street, wood fire, huge deck, pets welcome.
1-12 guests, 8 acres, cosy yet spacious, excellent for large groups, dog friendly.
1-10 guests, 3 acres, beautiful homestead, large groups welcome, large dining. table.
Hollow Log Stoney
1-2 guests, 23 acres, beautiful stone cottage, stunning views, dog friendly.
Hollow Log Cottage - (same property as 'Hollow Log Stoney')
1-4 guests, 23 acres, very peaceful, experience bush living, dog friendly.
1-9 guests, eco friendly home in bush setting, 10 min. from Daylesford, pets.
1-4 guests, 20 acres, country cottage, 5 min.drive to shops, garden and rural views.
Appassionata - Hepburn Springs
1-2 guests, rural, 8 acres, mudbrick studio, very private, watch wildlife and relax.
Musk Creek Hollow - at Musk close to Daylesford
1-2 guests, rustic house, huge windows, wood fire, relaxing garden, pets welcome.
Musk Springs - at Musk close to Daylesford
1-7 guests, stunning modern home, rural views, has own mineral spring, pets.
Musk House - at Musk close to Daylesford
1-2 guests, country cottage surrounded by gardens, wood fire, views, pet friendly.
Tuki - 60 Stoney Rises Road, Smeaton Phone 03 5345 6233
Avignon - Kingston
1-6 guests, 2 storey rustic mudbrick cottage, wood fire, lovely garden, pets welcome.
GateKeepers Cottage - Bullarto
1-2 guests, relaxing country cottage, central to many towns, small pets welcome.
Sailors Falls Estate - Villas
- Sailors Falls
1-10 guests, 20 acres, winery with cellar door, private and luxurious tuscany style.
The Falls Retreat Homestead - Kooroocheang
1-8 guests, rural getaway, large living areas, private lake, 15 min from Daylesford.
Bergamo - Apartment -
1-6 guests, rural retreat, open fires, great views, peaceful and relaxing setting.
Mitchell House - Kingston
1-10 guests, charming older home, stunning decor, rural views, wood fire, pet friendly.
Clouds End Cottage - Malmsbury
1-2 guests, rural cottage on 35 acres amongst bushland, a lake and gardens.
Forty Fours - Porcupine Ridge
1-4 guests, 6.5 acres, unique house, uninterrupted views, wood fire, pet friendly.
Adekate Creek - Studio - Dean
1-5 guests, B&B, rural, 20 acres, organic vineyard, rock pool jacuzzi, native wildlife.
Abergeldie Country House and Cottage - Smeaton
1-8 guests, B&B, large rural property, antique decor, open fires, pets welcome.
The Hide @ Mt Franklin - Studio - Mount Franklin
1-4 guests, 44 acres, unwind relax, wood fire, views of the wildlife, dogs welcome.
Montage - Glenlyon
1-4 guests, country style home, 40 acres, relaxing bush views, fire, pets welcome.
Yeramba Equestrian Bed and Breakfast Retreat - Blampied
1-8 guests, B&B, country living, go fishing & bush walking, horse and dog friendly.
Bella Haven - Denver
1-8 guests, 5 acres, between Mt Franklin & Daylesford, bbq, wood heater, wildlife.
Amy's Cottage - Clydesdale
1-2 guests, 12 acres, charming cottage, amazing views, sunsets and starry nights.
Woolly Slopes - Mount Franklin
1-6 guests, 63 acres, spot the wildlife from the deck, open fire, pets welcome.
Tarascon Spa - Porcupine Ridge
1-32 guests, 7 cottages, studio, farmhouse, restaurant, day spa, weddings, mini golf.
Majellum - Blampied
1-2 guests, 5 acres, country cottage, outdoor spa, bbq, pizza oven, pets welcome.
Tiptre - Blampied
1-6 guests, 2 storey historic homestead, country living, plenty of garden and birdlife.
Taringa Farmhouse - Glenlyon
1-6 guests, 75 acres, horse stud, country living with lovely views, pets welcome.
Aghadoe Estate - Springmount
1-10 guests, 60 acres, heritage homestead, ideal 'farm house' getaway, playground.
Linden Park - Porcupine Ridge
1-10 guests, adults only, homestead with huge living areas, gardens and bush views.
Staying at the Hepburn Springs and the Daylesford rural retreats or in the surrounding country towns will be a relaxing and memorable holiday.
The local shops and attractions are only a short drive away. If you would like to go for a day trip to other surrounding towns these driving tours may interest you.
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