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Stunning Group house

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Manna Gums is a stunning modern property that features fantastic rural views within the limits of the Daylesford township.

With contemporary styling, full kitchen and a fabulous 8 person hot tub in the private rear courtyard, this property will suit families, friends or girls weekends wanting a rural escape but with the benefits of being in town as it is still within walking distance to Farmers Arms Hotel, Cliffy's, Sunday Markets, Botanical Gardens & the Convent Gallery or a 2 minute drive to the main street of Daylesford and all its cafes (1.2km to Daylesford's main street).

The comfortable beds at Manna Gums are made up ready for your arrival. The bedding configuration in the house is flexible - 2 bedrooms have a queen bed each, the other 2 bedrooms have singles which can be zipped together and made up into king beds on your request - there is also a further single bed in one of the king/single rooms. We also have additional stretcher beds (same height as a standard bed with full mattresses) that are able to be placed within the existing bedrooms to accommodate a further 3 guests (house can accommodate a total of 12 guests or a maximum of 14 if you book Ashlar Villa too)


Please note that the fifth bedroom is a separate villas and has it own ensuite and facilities and is needed to be requested to be included in your quote.

Bedroom 1: 1 x King bed OR 2 x single beds (with ensuite)

Bedroom 2: 1 x Queen bed

Bedroom 3: 1 x Queen bed

Bedroom 4: 1 x King bed plus single OR 3 x single beds

Bedroom: 1 x King bed (separate open plan villa with own bathroom, lounge and kitchenette)

Please note that the fifth bedroom is a separate villas and has it own ensuite and facilities and is needed to be requested to be included in your quote. Ashlar is also available to be booked by other couples as it is also sold as couples villa retreat ( )

Local Attractions::

- 2 minute drive to Daylesford main street (cafes, art galleries, shops, etc)

- 5 minute drive to Hepburn Springs (restaurants, gift stores, cafes, Hepburn Bathhouse)

- 5 minute drive to Lake Daylesford

- Walking distance to Farmers Arms Hotel, Convent Gallery, Cliffy's, Sunday Markets


Manna Gums Features:

4 bedrooms and 2 bathroom property;

Bedroom 1 (1 x King bed OR 2 x Singles - Ensuited)

Bedroom 2 (1 x Queen)

Bedroom 3 (1 x Queen)

Bedroom 4 (1 x King bed plus single bed OR 3 x Singles)

We also have additional stretcher beds (same height as a standard bed with full mattresses) that are able to be placed within the existing bedrooms to accommodate a further guests (house can accommodate a total of 12 guests).

Outdoor entertaining areas with electric bbq

Heated 8 person hot-tub

Walk to cafes, restaurants and hotels

Book mobile therapists to come to the property

Walking distance to main street

Comfortable beds

Although Manna Gums can accommodate up to 12 guests, it is not recommended that this be for more than 3 families. It also doesn't really work if you have more than 4 couples plus additional adult guests as the additional beds needed for these extra guests are placed within existing bedrooms meaning that couples lose their bedroom privacy by sharing a room (obviously this can work if the extras are children or if the proposed stay is a girl's weekend or similar and guests are comfortable sharing bedrooms with friends or family)

LARGER GROUPS (maximum 14 including children) may be accommodated by booking both Manna Gums and Ashlar ( ). A maximum of 12 can stay in Manna Gums with an additional 2 within the villa - Ashlar; We can place 2 stretcher beds within Ashlar for family groups however please check with property manager as to your groups requirements as ashlar is a very open-plan property and may not be suitable for all guests. Enquire with our property manager to obtain a quote for your chosen dates/numbers? This scenario works well with groups of 11-12 too with the main house only accommodating its standard 9 guests within bedrooms and the extra guests sleeping in the villa and coming to the main house for meals and socialising....

- Crockery & cutlery

- Coffee plunger

- Central heating

- Reverse cycle air-conditioning

- Polished boards

- Leather lounge suites and comfy cushions

- Full kitchen with dishwasher & large fridge/freezer

- 2 indoor living areas

- Laundry (washer & dryer) with outdoor clothesline and pegs supplied

- 2 bathrooms (main with bath) and one ensuited to main bedroom

- 2 toilets (one in ensuite and one separate)

- Outdoor entertaining area with electric BBQ & rural views

- 2nd private outdoor area with 8 person hot-tub

- Wide screen plasma

- DVD player

- Fantastic rural views

- Off-street parking (not undercover) for up to 5 cars

- DVDs, books & games supplied

- Linen supplied

- Blankets supplied

- Hairdryer

- Iron & ironing board


STANDARD WEEKENDS (Friday/Saturday OR Saturday/Sunday)* up to 9 guests using 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms - includes continental breakfast provisions * Stay extra nights at only $250 more

Standard 2 night weekend: $1600.00

Standard weekend plus 1 nights: $1850.00 (plus $250)

Standard weekend plus 2 nights: $2100.00 (plus $250)

Standard weekend plus 3 nights: $2350.00 (plus $250)

Standard weekend plus 4 nights: $2600.00 (plus $250)

Standard weekend plus 5 nights: $2600.00 (Stay 7, Pay 6) - 7 DAY RATE

*MINIMUM 2 NIGHT STAY ON WEEKENDS - unless we release property for 1 night tariff of $1280 (80% of standard weekend rate and generally only offered within a fortnight of bookings)

STANDARD MIDWEEK (Sunday - Thursday nights): (up to 9 guests using 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms) Stay extra nights at only $250 more per night (up to 9 guests)

2 nights: $950.00

3 nights: $1200.00 (plus $250)

4 nights: $1450.00 (plus $250)

5 nights: $1700.00 (plus $250)

Extra guests above 9 within the house (max. 3 extra guests - adults & children) are charged at $40 per person, per night

7 Night stay: $2600 (up to 9 guests)

Saturday - Saturday bookings are charged at a rate of $3400 (up to 9 guests)


Weekend rates may apply to Public Holiday bookings as below and Public holidays may incur longer minimum stays and are booked at a Full House Rate (charged at up to 9 guests rate - if you have additional guests above 9 your rate will need to adjust accordingly - generally add $40 per person, per night for guests above 9)

Labour Day Weekend: 3 night minimum ($2025.00: Thurs/Fri/Sat OR Fri/Sat/Sun)

Easter Weekend: 4 night minimum ($2600.00: Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun OR Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon)

Anzac Day Weekend: 2 night minimum ($1600.00)

Queens Birthday Weekend: 3 night minimum ($1875.00)

AFL Grand Final Friday weekend: 3 night minimum ($1875.00)

Melbourne Cup Weekend: 3 night minimum ($1875.00)

Christmas Day: 2 night minimum ($1600.00)

Boxing Day: 2 night minimum ($1600.00)

New Years Eve: 3 night minimum ($2025.00)

Further information on Rates:

FULL HOUSE RATE: Up to 9 guests

ADDITIONAL GUESTS: bedding can be arranged for up to 3 additional guests if arranged prior to arrival - please ask us for further information on this when placing your enquiry. (Add $40 per person / per night: for guests 10, 11 & 12)

MINIMUM STAY: 2 nights midweek and 2 nights weekends

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: May incur longer minimum stays (generally a 3* or 4* night minimum) *depending on dates and sometimes premium rates

More Details

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Member since: 2010
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Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018


Daylesford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bathroom - tub , shower , Main bathroom with shower and separate bath plus hand basin
    Ensuite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite to Bedroom 1.
    Toilet - toilet , Separate toilet located off laundry
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , King or Twin Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 4 queen , 1 twin/ single , King or Twin Room plus extra single bed
  • Manna Gums can accommodate up to 13 guests. Guests above 9 would be accommodated on additional stretcher beds at a rate of $40 per person, per night. These extra beds can be placed in any of the bedrooms (at most, 1 per bedroom) Must be arranged with property manager at time of booking.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Stunning Group house
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews
Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Nice property

  • 4 of 5

We recently booked this property for a group trip, the house was well equip with everything that we needed and had more than enough facilities - BBQ, spa etc. We were a little bit disappointed with the cleanliness of the out door area and also the distance to town wasn't as close as we thought. overall a good house

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic property that suited our family weekend away. 8 adults and two kids and two babies. Everything there was fantastic especially the outdoor Spa !!!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Blackburn, Victoria, Australia

A wonderful Daylesford holiday

  • 5 of 5

Manna Gums was a wonderful place to stay for our combined 50th birthday celebrations. With four big bedrooms - and wonderfully comfy beds - we all had ample space and loved the use of the spa. . . especially after a big day of sightseeing, eating and laughing !

Manna Gums is close to town and is an easy walk in. We had a marvellous time !

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Manna Gums

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weekend at stay at Manna Gums, the accommodation is very close to Daylesford city centre. We had dinner and listened to a band at Hepburn Springs Pub. The curtsey bus picked us up and dropped us home after the band finished.

We all had a lovely time and if we were to visit Daylesford again we would stay there again

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Dingley Village, Victoria, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We booked Manna Ashlar as well and the ability to accomodate five couples at the one location was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
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close to town and convenient

  • 3 of 5

enjoyed our stay, but - spa was greasy and not inviting. Not enough comfortable seating in lounge room for the number of people house accommodates

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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