Pepperton Homestead is a self-contained house in rural Central Victoria, located just 3 km from the township of Elmore and within 30 minutes drive of both Bendigo and Echuca. Full Breakfast provisions are given for bookings of 2 nights or more and all linen is provided. The property also includes a cosy fireplace, airconditioning for the summer months, Ceiling fans in bedrooms, BBQ facilities, Laundry facilties, and a Television, DVD & CD Player. The entire property is available to you when you book. This traditional farm homestead can accommodate up to 14 guests, with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large kitchen and lounge area, laundry facilities and a wide country verandah surrounded by beautiful gardens. Surrounding the homestead, you will be amazed by the open rural landscapes & stunning sunsets. In the colder months, guests can sit around the specially prepared campfire and toast complimentary marshmallows and in summer months relax in the beautiful surrounding gardens, all year-round star-gazing at beautifully clear night skies. Pepperton Homestead makes a great family escape and children are most welcome to engage in some farm activities if desired and subject to availability. Farm Activities can include: - Farm tour with Farmer Roger - Helping to bottlefeed baby lambs - Watching the shearing (at appropriate times) - Picking fresh fruit straight from the trees - Visiting the chickens and helping to collect and farm fresh eggs for breakfast - Holding a baby chicken, duckling, gosling or lamb (subject to availability) The Neighbourhood: * 3kms from Elmore township * Cafes, Hotels serving restaurant style meals, Country Bakery, Antique Shops and Art Gallery * Ride on the Elmore Miniature Railway (Complimentary childrens passes provided, subject to availability) * Campaspe Run Tourist Centre (Farming Museum) * Golf/Tennis/Swimming/Bowls/Fishing/Bird Watching * Visit nearby Wineries of Avonmore, Corop, Heathcote and Colbinabbin Range * Elmore Events and Equestrian Centre * Participate in Farming Activities (subject to availability) Nearby Attractions: * Bendigo - Historical Gold Mining City (30 mins) * Echuca/Moama - Historical River City with Paddlesteamers (30 mins) * Heathcote Range Winery Area (20 mins) * Lake Cooper, Greens Lake and Lake Eppalock (20 mins) * Melbourne CBD via Calder or Hume Highway (2 hours) Getting Around: You will require your own mode of transport as we are 3 km from the nearest town, which is serviced by V/Line bus and train networks. Other Things to Note: Pepperton Homestead is available year round for couples, families or groups up to 16. Tariffs begin at $150 for 2 guests in one room. Please submit an enquiry for a direct quote.