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'Homestead, The Manse - A Peaceful Retreat '

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

HOMESTEAD, THE MANSE build in 1862

sits on the foot of Melbourne Hill in Lancefield, the heart of Victoria.

Come and enjoy this home, beautifully restored for modern living in keeping with its original

features in all rooms.


Sleep in one of the 3 large tastefully styled queen size bedrooms, with the original fireplaces

and windows overlooking the beautiful gardens. All rooms have fixed wall heaters to keep

yourself warm.

Or stay the night in the gorgeous single bedroom, called Vintage Rose.

Or choose the 5th bedroom with ensuite and 2 single beds, looking out over the garden rockeries.

For a game, reading, TV, or a movie come together in the SITTING ROOM with the original large fireplace where one in the old days prepared their family meals.

And if you like home cooking, you will love the LARGE KITCHEN with all modern appliances

and a pantry for all your needs for a breakfast and more. Have your meal in the DINING ROOM

with wood fireplace. But nothing better than having your brekkie in the COSY SHELTERED

SPACIOUS COURTYARD, heated by a potbelly stove looking out over the gardens.

Then take a stroll through the 2 acres around The Manse and absorb the tranquillity of GARDENS,

ROCKERIES, PATHWAYS and then have a heart warming drink while relaxing on the

LARGE VERANDA watching the breathtaking sunsets. Before the day is finished give your body a treat with a soak in the SPA ROOM while overlooking the beautiful views before it is dark.

Book this grand home at the PERFECT LOCATION and absorb the ambience of times gone by.

SUITABLE for FAMILIES and FRIENDS, or bring your own group for a MEDITATION / YOGA


The Manse is approx AN HOUR from MELBOURNE and HALF HOUR from THE AIRPORT.

Close to townships Lancefield, Romsey, Woodend, Kyneton, Kilmore and Hanging Rock and

many wineries.


Breakfast pantry provided.

All linen and towels provided.

Children are welcome, but need supervision.

Sorry NO pets.

Sorry NO smoking inside.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2017


Lancefield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
  • winery tours


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'Homestead, The Manse - A Peaceful Retreat '
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Wonderful property!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and family were very impressed with the quality of The Manse. Adele's attention to detail in every room was amazing. We were transported back to the olde' world but with all the modern conveniences. We had a wonderful special weekend and the accommodation was excellent. Would recommend The Manse to anyone for a relaxing weekend away.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Brilliant Property & Host

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the Mance as a group of friends for a concert at Hanging Rock. The house was fantastic and the host, Adele was brilliant. We had a stocked fridge on arrival and even the fires were stoked and ready to light. The gardens were also nice and relaxing. Adele also organised a bus for us to the concert. Absolutely recommend for a family or group of friends

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Relaxing family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Manse with extended family for a long weekend. The kids had an absolute ball, and the adults were treated to some good old fashioned relaxation. The property is beautiful, with everything you could want (inside and out) and Adele's (the owner) hospitality is second to none. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great house

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Manse. The house was beautiful and well equipped.

Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Hoppers Crossing, Victoria, Australia

Fabulous escape

  • 5 of 5

Spent a very relaxing weekend with a group of friends. Fabulously equipped kitchen. Amazing bedrooms. Lots of space for both alone time and gathering together. Garden was great with expansive lawns, lots of garden beds and some beautiful old trees. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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South East Melbourne

Could not recommend more

  • 5 of 5

I could not recommend this place more and here is why:

- We arrived late on a cold night, the owner waited and greeted us with all the lights and heating turned on waiting for us. She had also prepared two fireplaces for us to use if we wished.

- Every bedroom had an extra blanket and every chair had a blanket on it if we needed.

- Our stay included a continental breakfast which included milk, juice, cereal, toast and eggs. They also had an excellent coffee maker which meant we didn't have to go out seeking for cafe the next morning but we're able to take our time.

- They have recently added a spa bath which wasn't advertised but was a fantastic surprise!

Although the house was oddly layed out and the taps for hot and cold were incorrectly labeled on the main bath, it did not hinder our thorough enjoyment of this property.

We will definitely re-book here in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

hanging rock


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • 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 4 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 9 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $500 per stay

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