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The Potager

8 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Potager is an historic 1870's sandstone cottage in the heart of the central victorian goldfields. Added to and restored over the years the cottage revolves around a superb living area with exposed stone walls, huge open fireplace, slate floors, floor to ceiling glass doors that open out onto a terrace and a 20m swimming pool beyond which lies The Potager Garden. The garden was originally laid out in a semi formal design with stone walls, winding paths and raised beds full of roses, herbs and perrenials. The whole rich and fragrant tapestry is lined on each side by espaliered apple and pear trees. Situated alongside Forrest Creek which was one of the richest alluvial goldfields in the 1850's, the valley exudes an atmosphere of peace and tranquility with lots of walking trails and an ab...The Potager is an historic 1870's sandstone cottage in the heart of the central victorian goldfields. Added to and restored over the years the cottage revolves around a superb living area with exposed stone walls, huge open fireplace, slate floors, floor to ceiling glass doors that open out onto a terrace and a 20m swimming pool beyond which lies The Potager Garden. The garden was originally laid out in a semi formal design with stone walls, winding paths and raised beds full of roses, herbs and perrenials. The whole rich and fragrant tapestry is lined on each side by espaliered apple and pear trees. Situated alongside Forrest Creek which was one of the richest alluvial goldfields in the 1850's, the valley exudes an atmosphere of peace and tranquility with lots of walking trails and an abundance of wallabies, kangaroos and colourful rosellas, parrots and little bush birds The Potager is an ideal spot for a weekend of adventure or a cosy retreat for reflection and for reviving jaded spirits.More
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About the Owner
Jane E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:50%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

From turning into the dusty lane off golden point road to arriving at the glorious old stone house I knew I was in for a treat. Huge poplars line the driveway, rosellas dart through the trees. The main house is full of treasures. Beautiful period...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed here for a long weekend, and thoroughly enjoyed the 'oldness' of the cottage and its' clear history and age! A beautiful location to visit and grounds, and we often found ourselves discussing what it would have been like to live here in the...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Noodlesam
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

Our weekend stay at The Potager was perfect. The tree lined driveway was our first impression and numerous "wow" moments followed. On entering the house the aura is one of homeliness and comfort. The beds are extremely comfortable and the linen cotton and cosy. The...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank kulas_chris
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Our family of 5 and dog stayed here in the peak Christmas/New Year period ($2,500 for the week). The property is lovely and private, in a delightful garden setting with lots of native birds, rabbits grazing at dusk, and even a kangaroo a few metres...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank PurpleGreenGirl
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Wonderful experience in lovely location. Comfy bed and great host. Really great place to relax and get away from the modern world.

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank KayDunc
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Ceiling Fans
TV
Hiking Trips
Suitable For Children Under 5
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
VCR
Towels Provided
Cycling Trips
Books
Fireplace
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The Potager is nestled beside the historic Forrest Creek where 1850's Goldrush began. This 1870's sandstone cottage is set on 4 acres with a swimming pool and potager garden, a place to sit and reflect or enjoy with the company of friends and family.
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