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The House at Smoko - magnificent luxury retreat

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property


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The House at Smoko has is the benchmark for luxury accommodation in the Bright and High Country region with a remarkable fusion of architecture, craftsmanship, stunning vistas and chic, organic interior design.

Created over 12 years its workmanship truly unique and the result breathtaking.

Originally a family home, The House at Smoko was transformed into a magnificent accommodation offering to allow guests the world over to experience it's beauty and magic.

Crafted from local stone, recycled timbers and corrugated iron - this masterpiece in architecture is nestled among a grove of towering Dutch elm and English oak trees with the dramatic Mt Feathertop as it's backdrop. Black Angus cattle graze on16 acres of lush paddocks which lead to 12 acres of native bush with the Ovens River flowing gently along the property boundary.

Just 10 minutes out of Bright and 45 minutes up to Mt Hotham, The House at Smoko is the ultimate North East Victoria and High Country accommodation destination for couples, groups of friends, families, cyclists, skiers, fly fishing enthusiasts, bush walkers, food & wine lovers - or anyone looking to relax in spectacular style.

Among its impeccable features are three bedrooms, three bathrooms; a beautiful lounge room with sofas by Jardan, huge open fireplace and home theatre system; open plan dining with views of Mt Feathertop from a huge picture book window with daybed; large, fully equipped modern kitchen; multiple reading nooks and daybeds to curl up and relax; outdoor deck with huge open fireplace and views of the Snowy Mountains.

For a far better feel for it's beauty, more photos and to make bookings please check our website - it's the three w's thehouseatsmoko then .com and .au


Check out a tiny sample of The House at Smoko guest anecdotes...

"It is a very special place and to be honest, we felt a bit honoured to be there. We were working hard to come up with some improvement ideas, and all we could come up with was to sit the house on a rotating disc. This would mean we could admire the different views and perspectives on different days". Cam.

"We had two nights at the house with kids and it was perfect.  The exterior and interior design is spectacular and warm at the same time.  The place is so impressive it made me drive to Bright and buy better wine and cheese. We plan on using it as a base for ski trips and gluttony missions.  It's the kind of retreat you want to buy, but you'd spend a lifetime getting every detail up to the standard of this place". Daniel."

"This is a beautiful place, perfect for families or groups of friends. It surpassed even our high expectations. We arrived to a warm house, with a fire set. The quality of the building, linen, finishes is outstanding. Thoughtful touches like a bottle of good quality maple syrup amongst the pantry items is typical of the attention to detail. Our children explored the bush for hours and played while we relaxed in sunny nooks and day beds or in front of the large fire. Every window has a beautiful view. The view of the snow capped mountains from the enormous dining room window is a knockout. Thank you so much for a memorable weekend. We'll be back". Sam."

"A beautiful house with immaculate presentation and surrounds and exquisite small touches. A great base for snowfields, fishing and exploring Bright and surrounds. Hightly recommended". Susan."

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017


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Smoko House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • skiing


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The House at Smoko - magnificent luxury retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Wonderful country experience

  • 5 of 5

One of the most beautiful, peaceful and comfortable properties we have ever stayed in. The home is immaculately presented and spotless. The owners have ensured everything is here to ensure our stay is a thoroughly

enjoyable experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

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