Maison on the Mount, 677 Mount Macedon Road, Mount Macedon VIC 3441 (3 bedrooms, sleeps 8 guests)
Note: Two listings are available on this property: “Maison on the Mount – House only” (3 bedrooms, sleeps 8 guests), and “Maison on the Mount – Barn only” (2 bedrooms, sleeps 4 guests). Or you can book them both and have the entire property all to yourselves, via the listing “Maison on the Mount – Entire Estate” (5 bedrooms, sleeps 12 guests).
Mount Macedon Road in prestigious Mount Macedon is one of the best addresses in regional Victoria – grand estates, world renowned gardens, award winning wineries – it doesn’t get much better.
Maison on the Mount is the perfect location for a holiday rental, in the heart of the leafy country village of Mt Macedon. With a café across the road for great coffee and breakfast, 100 metre walk to the pub for dinner, close to walking tracks, wineries, tourist attractions, nurseries, gardens, and right on the main road for cyclists.
This beautiful two storey French-style home is set on stunning English gardens, with 100 year old evergreen oaks on all 4 sides of the property. Many rare and exotic plants, influenced heavily by Stephen Ryan: blood maples, honeysuckle hedge, extensive English box borders, fruit and olive tree grove. Rebuilt in the 1980’s with Georgian façade, and at this time the home operated as a fine dining restaurant (Da Belle Fleur, then Mistys on the Mount), featuring in cooking shows and used regularly for filming. The property has hosted many famous guests, including Jason Statham.
The house has three large bedrooms, plus three bathrooms with under-floor heating. The bedroom configurations are as follows: -
The impressive kitchen is where old-world charm is enhanced by modern appliances to ensure you have everything you need, including a commercial espresso coffee machine for budding baristas. Spacious open living rooms such as the dining room with large table, ideal for dinner parties. Plus lots of comfy couches and armchairs to just relax by the fire, or binge your favourite show on Netflix.
The courtyard is magnificent, great for outdoor dining or drinks amongst the gardens, and with spectacular surrounding views of Mount Macedon.
Perfect for family holidays, weekend getaways with friends, attending nearby events, corporate groups, cyclists, hikers, garden enthusiasts, foodies… anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.
Only a few metres walk from your front door are the following: Trading Post Café and General Store, Mount Macedon Hotel, Stephen Ryan’s nursery Dicksonia Rare Plants (from ABC Televisions “Gardening Australia”), Mt Macedon Nursery, and Mount Macedon Uniting Church. And surrounded by the regions highlights including Mount Towrong Vineyard, Mount Macedon Winery, Mount Macedon Golf Course, Forest Glade Gardens, Tieve Tara Gardens, Mount Macedon Memorial Cross, Sanatorium Lake, Camels Hump, and Hanging Rock.
A cyclists paradise with the famous Mountain Climb Challenge right outside your front door at Maison on the Mount. For hikers and casual bush walkers, Macedon Regional Park walking tracks offer several trails from easy bush walks to more challenging trails for experienced hikers. All easily accessible from the property.
Off-street parking in the main driveway for up to five cars. Free wifi and Netflix. BBQ provided. Heating and cooling includes split systems, wood fireplace, and under floor heating in bathrooms. All linen is supplied (bed linen and towels). Pets only when you book the entire property (ie. both Airbnb’s on-site are included when you book via the listing “Maison on the Mount – Entire Estate”) – see Pet Policy.
Check-in from 3pm, check-out by 10am. Rate is for up to 8 guests. $50/night for each additional couch surfer.
No Schoolies groups, 18th, 21st, hens, bucks or other all-male groups (additional bond, fees, and rules apply to high risk bookings).