Most Charming Country Hotel

Jan 09, 2016

Congratulations Lake House‘Most Charming Country Hotel’ special recognition winner in the January 2016 issue of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report.

Each year, Mr. Harper chooses favorite properties that he has visited over the past 12 months to comprise this prestigious list. To be considered for the annual awards, properties must be relatively small in size, possess strong individual personalities, offer relaxing atmospheres and demonstrate a consistent devotion to personal service. 

“This delightful property, set on a wooded and sheltered hillside that slopes down to Lake Daylesford, has the feeling of a large tree house for grown-ups. The gracious main structure is covered with pale yellow clapboard, and as soon as I entered, I was taken with the homey atmosphere, especially in the library lounge, with its packed bookshelves, fireplace and spectacular flower arrangements. Chef Alla Wolf Tasker and Head Chef David Green have acquired a national reputation for seasonal contemporary Australian cuisine. The wine list offers more than 800 labels, including those from nearby wine regions as well as notable vineyards from around the world. The hotel’s principal amenity is the lovely Salus Spa, surrounded by streams and a screen of trees, with treatment areas overlooking Lake Daylesford. Throughout our stay, the attentive staff members embodied friendly professionalism.”

To view Andrew Harper's special recognition winners click here. To visit Lake House, click here.

 

 


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