York House | 7 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms | A Spacious Miner's Cottage Reimagined for Modern Living
Discover this historic miner's cottage with an exquisite contemporary interior, nestled amidst nearly a full acre of lush gardens, just a brief two-minute stroll from the heart of Daylesford. Originally built in 1858, York House accommodates up to 14 guests, making it the perfect choice for group getaways and corporate retreats.
Inside, York House blends style with a rustic ambiance. The front living area showcases plush, dark leather sofas that beautifully contrast with the light, unadorned walls. This well-appointed common space, carpeted and elegantly furnished, is ideal for relaxation and television viewing.
The primary living room seamlessly shares an open-plan layout with the dining area and kitchen. Abundant natural light streams in through the numerous windows and glass doors, making this space the heart of York House. The country kitchen is equipped with modern conveniences, including a refrigerator, dishwasher, and a spacious island with ample storage. Dark wood cabinets and light countertops create a sleek, functional kitchen space. After a communal meal, unwind on the comfortable, dark gray couches or take advantage of the property's outdoor offerings.
York House boasts seven inviting bedrooms. Each features comfortable beds, an infusion of natural light, and an eclectic mix of modern and antique decor that embodies York House's unique style. The five bathrooms within the residence maintain the same level of design and functionality. Guests can also enjoy complimentary toiletries, quality linens, ducted heating, air conditioning, and complimentary WiFi to enhance their stay.
Outside, the property is enveloped by gardens, offering a charming outdoor setting with multiple tables and a BBQ. Whether you're savoring a peaceful breakfast, engaging in daytime recreation, dining alfresco, or unwinding in the evening, the verdant expanse of York House's private garden is the centerpiece of your experience. From hanging vines to vibrant flowers nestled among the foliage, this mature garden is a visual delight.
With its proximity to the heart of Daylesford, guests have easy access to a plethora of restaurants, shops, wellness centers, and cafés in the vicinity. If you seek respite from the hustle and bustle, you'll find the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens and the Convent Gallery nearby, providing an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty, wildlife, and artistry of country Victoria.
York House seamlessly merges its historical roots as a miner's cottage with all the modern amenities of a contemporary home, making it an exceptional way to experience and savor Daylesford, whether for a holiday or a corporate event.
We wholeheartedly recommend The Virgin Kitchen Restaurant as the premier dining option in Daylesford. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it boasts a magnificent menu and an extensive wine selection.