5 Best Farmstays in Victoria

Looking for the best farmstay in Victoria, Australia?

Well there are a number of great places to sample in the ever stunning and picturesque state of Victoria, and in this article we’ll be highlighting 5 of the best, selected for their fantastic all-round experience.


1. Kawarren Farm

https://www.kawarrenfarm.com.au

The 16-acre Kawarren farm located at the fringe of the Otway ranges is the perfect vacation destination for anyone looking for tranquility to enjoy with family or friends. It is located within close proximity to the 12 Apostles, Beech Forest, and Cape Otway and leading mountain bike trails. The farm boasts a calm and peaceful environment; a perfect escapade from the busy and noisy city life.

The farmstay itself, features a variety of accommodation options (such as bed and breakfast inside the main house), all designed to meet different tastes and comfort. Common features of the bed and breakfast rooms include either a veranda or private access to the outside garden, where guests are invited to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery and view of the farm. Guests are allowed to walk around and admire the scenery, allowing them to interact with horses, cows and other farm animals and take in the beautiful environment.

The accommodation is also quite flexible: you can choose a single room which accommodates two people for $140/ per night (includes breakfast), or twin rooms which can accommodate up to four people – priced at $230 per night (also including breakfast).

Alternatively guests can choose to stay in a charming self-contained bungalow from $130 per night, which features two bedrooms and is fully self-contained with the inclusion of a private bathroom, laundry and kitchen – perfect for a DIY breakfast (available for purchase on the farm).

If you happen to visit the farmhouse the 4th Sunday of each month, you might get to see a variety of produce made from the farm, featured in the local Kawarren market at Echidna House, a short walk from the farm itself. Fresh seasonal farm produce can also be purchased from the farmstay.

Outdoor lovers are well catered for at our luxury Bed and Breakfast farmstay in Victoria. The amazing natural scenery that blends bushlands, forests and the Otway Ranges are a sight for sore eyes. It has amazing paths for walking or bike riding. Glow worms can be seen along the walks of the Cape Otway National Park and Blanket Bay. The Beechy Trail allows one to walk, run and even ride a bike to Beech Forest and Lavers Hill.

Only a short drive from Kawarren Farm, you can experience some of the best craft beer and wine from Forrest Brewery and Otway Estate or other local wineries, or alternatively dine at a world class restaurant (Brae in Birregurra). These are just some of the places you can easily reach by staying at our Kawarren Farm.


2. Great Ocean Eco Lodge Farm

http://www.greatoceanecolodge.com

This is an amazing flora and fauna-packed farm covering 165 acres. It is located within the grounds of the Conservation Ecology Centre, just off the Great Ocean Road and Great Ocean Walk. The area is surrounded by original and virgin bush lands, green and rich rainforests, nice beaches and amazing cliffs.  It borders one of the world’s most amazing coastlines, with koalas and kangaroos at dawn and dusk.

Staying here is a spectacular way to enjoy natural landscapes and wildlife of the Great Ocean Road. In this family farm stay in Victoria, you will also get a chance to enjoy amazing food. You can try some fresh produce from the farm plus they have got you covered for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The lodge has 5 guest bedrooms, each being private, peaceful and well-furnished.


3. Valentine Hills Farm

https://www.valentinehills.com

This guesthouse is set on a rich and lush dairy pasture of 7.5 acres overseeing Loch Village. It offers a 360-degree view of the surrounding hills and neighboring dairy farms. It has a variety of scenic features like trees where one can read or meditate under. It has beautiful walks around the farm with beautiful birds and horses that can be watched from the verandas.

Most rooms in this farm can accommodate families. There is a family suite of 3 rooms (2 queen size bedrooms and a bunk room) and one bathroom. The West wing of the farmhouse can host up to six people. The East wing provides 4 bedrooms offered by the entire house with an inclusive second en-suite bathroom.


4. Gracefield Cottage

http://www.gracefieldcottage.com.au

Sitting on a 100-acre deer farm, the farm is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farm animals. It certainly offers the perfect escape for those looking for a farmstay in Victoria. This is the a great place for couples with or without children to stay on a farm and enjoy the surroundings of Mt Baw Baw. You will also get to enjoy fresh eggs, fruit, spreads, tea, coffee and other farm produce.  

Sitting on a 100-acre deer farm, the farm is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farm animals. It certainly offers the perfect escape for those looking for a farmstay in Victoria. This is the a great place for couples with or without children to stay on a farm and enjoy the surroundings of Mt Baw Baw. You will also get to enjoy fresh eggs, fruit, spreads, tea, coffee and other farm produce.  

There is a room for two adults, another for 5 and a large homestead for families. All of them have one thing in common. They have a great countryside view!


5. Wiggley Bottom Farm

http://www.wiggleybottomfarm.com.au

The farm occupies 15 acres of lush countryside, with amazing luxurious environs and with access to attractions such as the likes of Healesville and Yarra Valley, wineries, world-class restaurants, bike trails and more. It is a pet friendly farm with accommodation types for couples, friends or even family.

There are four accommodation packages in this luxurious farm, that is ‘The Apartment’, ‘The Cottage’, and ‘The House’ and The Entire Property’. All the spaces are well furnished not to mention the great view. The beauty is that you can even rent the entire property for events like weddings, corporate gigs etc. Moreover, kids below 12 years get to stay for free, which is yet another reason why this farm is family friendly and worth considering if you’re thinking of a farmstay in Victoria.


*Please note prices are seasonal and subject to change. Please get in touch here to book your stay at Kawarren Farm.

 

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