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The Potager

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Castlemaine, Victoria
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 colour...
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Listing #FKN3273849
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 1 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
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
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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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