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Lochinver Farm

B&B/Guesthouse Carisbrook

Lochinver Farm is a beautiful heritage country property in the heart of Victoria’s Goldfields region. It is like a small village set on a 1000 acre working family farm with accommodation in the historic Bluestone Homestead, two Cottages and an Apartment. It is a hidden treasure for short escapes, leisurely holidays, retreats and celebrations. The relaxed styles of accommodation suit couples, families, groups, and great for business visitors working in Central Victoria and serves as a business retreat. Guests can self-cater, enjoy in-house catering, dineout locally. In between guests take long walks along the picturesque Tullaroop Creek and return to indulge in the hydrotherapy on-site spa. These charming residences are all self-contained - with 12 plus 1 bedrooms available, its a great venue for family holidays and small groups. All bedrooms enjoy garden views, and feature original stylish and period furnishings. Large country gardens overlook this paddocks of this beautiful farm, watch the sheep and cattle graze in the distance.

Description

Lochinver Farm centrally located in Victoria’s Goldfields, is like a farm village and has been hosting guests for over 30 years. Just 2 hours from Melbourne, an easy escape from the City. The C19th Bluestone Homestead is the heart of 1000 acre Lochinver Farm. Imagine relaxing outdoors on the sunny brick terrace or the shady verandas and entertaining your family and friends with the huge country kitchen and formal reception rooms. Pianos and a billiard/dining table complete the picture. Lochinver now offers four guest residences including the Bluestone Homestead, two Cottages and an Apartment, all self-contained. Catering is an option for breakfast, picnic lunches and dinners. Dining out locally is popular too. All of the residences were originally for the people and their families working on the farm and have been restored and renovated with modern conveniences for guests to take a break, to holiday and to base while working in the Goldfields area. Pet friendly too - guests are welcome to bring their dogs by prior arrangement. All residences feature stylish period furnishings, art and treasures from the family collections. Set in rambling gardens with stunning views of the ancient red gums of Tullaroop Creek and peaceful views of Lochinver Farm. With twelve bedrooms plus one, Lochinver Farm easily accommodates larger groups, up to 26 guests or more on a double/twin basis in the residences. This makes Lochinver the place for getaways, reunions, annual gatherings, celebrations, even weddings and of course boutique corporate retreats. There an overflow camping option for large groups, such as family or school reunions. The Homestead six bedrooms accommodate up to 12 or more guests, Creek Cottage nearby for a couple and short walks away are Blue Wren Cottage three bedrooms for up to 6 and Napier’s Apartment 3 bedrooms for 6. All of these residences can be booked separately or together and have ample off-road parking. Free Wi-Fi. The Williamson Family continue to farm this property with the 4th generation taking the reins. Activity can be as simple as watching the world go by, observing the rhythms of modern farm life, the breeding flock of 1500 prime lamb ewes, their lambs, the elegant shorthorn cows and their calves – herd of 30 cows, taking long walks along the river within the farm park looking for platypus and bird life. At dusk and dawn the sunrise and sets are superb, at night the sky puts on a spectacular show of the Milky Way. Then take time for a soak in the hydrotherapy spa before dinner. Locally a myriad of cafes, wineries, galleries and the Goldfields Vintage Trains await you.

245 Baringhup Road, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia