Lochinver Homestead and Cottages

B&B/Guesthouse Carisbrook

Check In: 15:00|Check Out: 11.00
Hours: 8 am to 9 pm

Lochinver Homestead and Cottages is a beautiful heritage country property in the heart of Victoria’s Goldfields region. It is a hidden treasure for short escapes, leisurely holidays, retreats and celebrations. There are three accommodation options including the Homestead, Blue Wren Cottage and Creek Cottage. These charming residences are all self-contained and can be booked separately or all together, catering for up to 26 guests.


Lochinver Homestead and Cottages is centrally located in Victoria’s Goldfields and has been hosting guests for over 30 years. Just 2 hours from Melbourne, it is an easy escape from the City. Activities can be as simple as watching the world go by, observing the rhythms of modern farm life, taking long walks along the river within the farm park looking for platypus and bird life. There is also a myriad of cafes, wineries, galleries and the Goldfields Vintage Train that await you.

The Homestead: The 19th century Bluestone Homestead is the heart of 1000 acre Lochinver Farm. Boasting a sunny brick terrace and a shady veranda, a huge country kitchen and formal reception rooms. The Homestead has six bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 or more guests.

Blue Wren Cottage: This beautifully restored cottage has three bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 guests. It features stylish period furnishings, art and treasures from the family collections.

Creek Cottage: Set in the Homestead's rambling gardens, Creek Cottage is perfect for individuals, couples or a small family. Creek Cottage has stunning views of the ancient red gums and Tullaroop Creek.

All the residences were originally for the people and their families working on the farm and have been restored and renovated with modern conveniences. Lochinver is also pet friendly, with guests welcome to bring their dogs by prior arrangement.

245 Baringhup Road, Carisbrook VIC 3464, Australia


Lochinver is 3 kilometers from Carisbrook on the Maldon-Baringhup Road.

From Carisbrook, you can turn left onto Baringhup Rd, go over the railway tracks and take the Lochinver driveway on the first bend.

Blue Wren Cottage

Room Configuration: 3 bedroom

Room Configuration: 3 bedroom

Blue Wren Cottage is a quintessential Australian farmhouse, originally a C1860s Miners Cottage. Blue Wren is ideal for a couple, groups of friends or a family with pets. The breezeway veranda offers a relaxed area with a secluded terrace that allows you to enjoy drinks, reading and watching the birds.

Creek Cottage

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom

Creek Cottage is ideal for a couple or two singles. It is beautifully positioned on the north lawn of the Homestead and has its own terrace and lawn. It is a charmingly furnished with an original 1907 cast iron bed, period furniture and artwork with an Australian bird theme.

The Homestead

Room Configuration: 6 Bedroom

Room Configuration: 6 Bedroom

The beautiful C1860s Bluestone Homestead is a great place for groups to relax together to celebrate a special occasion or just to holiday. It offers spacious living areas, a grand dining room, six double/twin bedrooms, three bathrooms and a great country kitchen.

For bookings cancelled for whatever reason the following applies:
1. 50% refund up until 7 days prior to arrival less the non- refundable administration fee of $50.00
2. Early departure – no refund of payment.
3. Consideration is given to unforeseen events.
4. Lochinver Farm may at any time cancel your booking if in our sole discretion there are reasons which require us to do so. If this happens we will give you a full refund of all monies that you may have paid and we will have no further liability to you.
Cancellations received at any time will incur an administration fee from the Booking Agent of $27.50.