Lake House is a tranquil retreat situated in 6 acres of abundant lake front gardens. Thirty-three rooms, suites and villas cascade down to the foreshore providing guests with immediate access to the lake shore and the Wombat State Forest beyond. Full sized tennis court, solar heated infinity pool, wine tastings, dining at the iconic restaurant or indulging at the award-winning spa are all available onsite. Many other pleasurable entertaining and educational experiences are available nearby.
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Rooms are individually furnished and decorated with prints and original canvases by the late and highly regarded artist Allan Wolf-Tasker, as well as those of other artists from this culturally rich region.
The picturesque village of Daylesford, an easy walk from the property, offers the opportunity to explore all manner of interesting shops, galleries and markets
Whilst providing a palpable sense of real ‘country retreat’, necessities of civilisation are not neglected. Cross property Wi-Fi, in room flat screens, espresso machines and delivery of a daily newspaper are all on hand. Room service? Of course.
Lodge Studios: Lodge Studios are located in the original ‘country house’. Individually configured and decorated, each cosy studio includes a luxurious bathroom with European style bath & shower or large contemporary shower, walk-in robe and outdoor lounge area with garden or courtyard views.
Waterfront Pool Studios: Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Daylesford; beautiful Waterfront Pool Studios have some of the best views on the property. Immediately adjacent to the solar heated infinity pool – accessed either via balconies or through the private garden gate – the rooms overlook the pool waters or serene spotted gum laid terraces towards the lakeshore and rows of silverbirch originally planted in 1979. The recently renovated studios are indulgently appointed with plush interiors – large comfortable king beds with local woollen throws, wide luxurious sofas and armchairs - perfect for relaxing in the afternoon with a little room service or glass of wine whilst watching the sunset over the far side of the lake. Modern ensuites include heated floors, bright light make up mirrors and dual showers.
Lodge Suites: Spacious and luxurious Lodge Suites are all individually decorated and designed with contemporary country interiors. No one is exactly the same. Each Lodge Suite features an impressive eggshell finished bookshelf heaving with a carefully crafted collection of books & curiosities.
Waterfront Suites: Accessed by a bridge over the cool fern gully, these are ideal for an indulgent overnight escape or a blissful extended stay. Spacious, with large balconies or courtyards overlooking the lagoon and the lake shore, each suite is furnished with chic contemporary country interiors, king or twin bed, comfortable lounge and dining/ desk set up. There is a walk-in robe, a bar area and in the ensuite, a dual shower, dual spa bath and heated floors.
The Sutton Suite: Spacious and luxurious suite featuring plush contemporary country interiors with private sun drenched courtyard. The large stone finished bathroom has a deep ceramic tub, dual vanity and separate shower; there is also a walk-in robe and dressing room.
The Retreat: A private luxe “retreat” of two villas situated behind a discreet gate. Amongst its own gardens and with direct access to the lake foreshore, the Retreat offers the opportunity for a more private getaway within the fabled Lake House grounds. Two sumptuously furnished bedrooms, fireside lounging areas, two luxury bathroom /dressing rooms and fully equipped kitchen and bar areas. And in case you’re not inclined to move a muscle – the Retreat’s butler is available on tap. The Retreat at Lake House features hand selected pieces from Olly of San Francisco and whilst style abounds, creature comforts are never neglected. All the essentials of a luxe fit out including heated bathroom floors, Wi-Fi, espresso machines and good sound systems are all provided.
Dairy Flat Lodge: Located a short 10-minute forested drive from the iconic Lake House, Dairy Flat Lodge offers an indulgent, private, concierge serviced getaway amongst almost 40 acres of lush productive farmland and gardens, attended to by the team from Lake House, Daylesford. This is the ideal destination for guests seeking immersion in country life, with the prospect of exploration and walks in the sweet air, but who are still eager for bespoke luxury and hotel-style comforts.
Arrive by car, via private, gated Silverbirch lined driveway or by helicopter at the edge of the property’s extensive olive grove. Dairy Flat Lodge offers exclusive use for 2 to 12 guests. Each of six private King Suites, has its own ensuite. And each is filled with interesting furnishings and art from both local artists and the Wolf-Tasker family’s private collection. Four of the Suites are located in the main lodge building. An additional two Suites with views across the vineyard to the forest beyond, are a few steps across the garden courtyard to the original high gabled barn.
The entire layout allows for flexibility for gatherings, opportunity for private retreating, multi generational get togethers and families travelling with nannies and children.