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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 set on a 1000 acre, working, family farm with
accommodation in the historic Bluestone Homestead and two Cottages. 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. These charming residences are all self-contained, with 12 plus bedrooms available and it is a great venue for family holidays and small groups. Guests can self-cater, enjoy in-house catering or dine out locally. Guests can take long walks along the picturesque Tullaroop Creek and return to indulge in the hydrotherapy on-site spa. All bedrooms enjoy garden views and feature original stylish and period furnishings. Large country gardens overlook the paddocks of this beautiful farm.


Lochinver Farm centrally located in Victoria’s Goldfields 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 three guest residences including the Bluestone Homestead, Blue Wren Cottage and Creek Cottage, all self-contained. 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 is an overflow camping option for large groups, such as family or school reunions.

The Homestead has six bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 or more guests. Creek Cottage is nearby and perfect for a couple and Blue Wren Cottage has three bedrooms and sleeps up to 6. All these residences can be booked separately or together and have ample off-road parking.

All 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.

Activity 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. At dusk and dawn the sunrise and sunsets 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. There is also a myriad of cafes, wineries, galleries and the Goldfields Vintage Trains that await you.

Blue Wren Cottage

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Max Guests: 6

Room Configuration: Powered SIte
Max Guests: 6

Blue Wren Cottage Blue Wren Cottage is a quintessential Australian farmhouse, originally a C1860s Miner�s Cottage. It is set in its own garden with fruit trees and a backdrop of iconic trees, wattles, gums and peppercorns. It has wonderful sweeping views across the farm to the box-ironbark forests. 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. Blue Wren Cottage offers the following: �Fully self-contained suits 2 to 6 guests �Country style, retro features �Cook�s kitchen with electric stove, microwave and wood stove �Self- catering options or dine out locally �Catering available by prior arrangement �Lounge room with TV, DVD, small library. �Three bedrooms o1 bedroom with a King split bed o1 bedroom with a Queen bed o1 bedroom with two single beds �One bathroom with a shower over a full bath �One bathroom located outside. �Linen and towels, toiletries supplied �Laundry, powder room �Veranda with retro cane lounge chairs �Daikin Rev Cycle Heating & Cooling �Parking for cars & buses on property. �Pets allowed by arrangement, service charge �Weber BBQ �Free WiFi. �Book separately or as a part of a larger groups of up to 30.

Creek Cottage

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Max Guests: 2

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Max Guests: 2

Creek Cottage 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 modern wet room style bathroom is easily accessible for all. The flagstone terrace offers a space for outdoor relaxing and dining. It overlooks Tullaroop Creek, the home of platypus, perfect for immersing yourself in the wildlife of the River Red Gum Corridor of the Creek. Creek Cottage offers the following: �Large Studio Room fully serviced. �Ensuite bathroom - wetroom style �Self- catering options or dine out locally �Catering available by prior arrangement �1 bedroom with a Queen bed and a Rollaway single bed �Lounge chairs �Dining table/ desk �Free WiFi and DVD �Pets by arrangement �Farm garden and river views �Parking

The Homestead

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Max Guests: 12

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Max Guests: 12

The Homestead The beautiful C1860s Bluestone Homestead, the heart of Lochinver Farm, 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. Roaring wood fires in winter make for a wonderful home away from home for up to 12 guests. The shady verandas, the sunny terraces and the lush green lawns make outdoor entertainment easy at any time of year. The Homestead offers the following: �A 1920s Wing �Grand Dining Room - 28 plus �Country Kitchen with walk-in pantry. �6 bedrooms with o3 bedrooms with King Zip Bed o2 bedrooms with Queen Bed o1 bedroom with a Half Poster Double bed oOption: 4 roll-away single beds. �3 Bathrooms including a heritage bathroom with a claw bath �Classic verandas �Brick terrace �Garden features �Pavilion with hydrotherapy spa. �Self- catering options or dine out locally �Catering available by prior arrangement �Free Guest WiFi. �Disabled access with assistance �Parking for cars & buses on property, off public roads �Pets allowed by arrangement �Book separately or for groups of up to 26 or more.

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.

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.