Skip to content

House on The Hill 3575

SuperhostPyramid Hill, Victoria, Australia
Farm stay hosted by Wendy
8 guests4 bedrooms5 beds1.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the farm stay to yourself.
Clean and tidy
7 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Wendy is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Cancellation policy
Add your trip dates to get the cancellation details for this stay.
Located approximately 3 hours North of Melbourne in the small Rural town of Pyramid Hill is this architecturally designed house built on 13 acres of granite rock.
With incredible views in every room you'll be amazed by the calmness and the beauty of the country side.
Featuring beautiful natural walking tracks and within walking distance to Pyramid Hill Golf Club and Township.

The space
The fully furnished house consists of 4 bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 - Queen Bed - bedding supplied - Built in robes
Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed - bedding supplied- Built in robes
Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed - bedding supplied- Built in robes
Bedroom 4 - Single Bed - bedding supplied- No robes
Chef's kitchen - full access of all kitchenware, crockery and cutlery.
Butlers pantry - coffee, tea, milk sugar available.
Open Dinning/meals area to dine 8.
Downstairs loungeroom with wood fire place and TV.
3 outdoor entertaining areas with outdoor dining setting and BBQ..
3 way bathroom. Towels, Toilet Paper and Soap supplied.
13 acres of exploring.
Laundry - Washing machine, clothes airier, iron and ironing board.
Outside clothes line.
Views in every room.
Natural walking tracks.

Guest access
Access is for the entire property.

Other things to note
We love you sharing your memories and encourage you to tag House on The Hill 3575 on Facebook and Instagram.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Hangers
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Essentials
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Select check-in date

Add your travel dates for exact pricing
Check-in
Add date
Checkout
Add date

4.97 out of 5 stars from 39 reviews
4.97 (39 reviews)

Cleanliness
Accuracy
Communication
Location
Check-in
Value

Location

Pyramid Hill, Victoria, Australia

Pyramid Hill, VIC
A small Victorian wheat belt town with a very unusual hill.
Pyramid Hill is a small town south of the Murray River. It primary interest lies in the remarkable granite outcrops which are dotted throughout the area. Apart from the outcrop which gives the town its name there is also Bald Rock in Terrick Terrick State Park and Mount Hope, named by Major Thomas Mitchell as he explored the area. The primary place of interest is Pyramid Hill a remarkable triangle of granite which rises from the flat surrounding countryside and, as its name suggests, looks exactly like an Egyptian pyramid.

Location
Pyramid Hill is located 242 km north of Melbourne via Bendigo.

^ TOP
Origin of Name
Pyramid Hill is one of those 'bleeding obvious' names because the hill itself, which was first sighted by Major Thomas Mitchell in 1836, looks like a triangle of stone. Thus Mitchell named it because of its similarity, as he wrote, to 'the monuments of Egypt'.

^ TOP
Things to See and Do
Pyramid Hill
Pyramid Hill (187 m above sea-level) is worth visiting because (a) it is a rare natural phenomena which really does look like an Egyptian pyramid - at least from a distance and (b) there is an easy walk up to an excellent vantage point where you can look over the very flat countryside and the nearby town of Pyramid Hill. This is wheat and sheep country which, in the spring, is particularly attractive because it can be covered in wildflowers. In fairness Major Mitchell arrived in the middle of winter and was lyrical in his appreciation of the view. In Three Expeditions into the interior of Eastern Australia he wrote: "Its apex consisted of a single block of granite, and the view was exceedingly beautiful over the surrounding plains, shining fresh and green in the light of a fine morning. The scene was so different from anything I had ever before witnessed either in New South Wales or elsewhere. A land so inviting and still without inhabitants!"

Fauna on Pyramid Hill
The signage at the bottom of the hill gives a good indication that the careful visitor could see the wedge-tail eagle, black wallaby, yellow-rumped honeyeater, eastern brown snake and zebra finch.

Mount Hope
Mt Hope was also climbed in 1836 by Thomas Mitchell. The name was given to the hill by Mitchell who, as he climbed, hoped that he would see the sea from its peak. There are picnic facilities and a Mitchell plaque at the base of the mountain and it is but a short walk to the top of the hill. At the top there are panoramic views which take in Kow Swamp and the surrounding farmland.

^ TOP
Other Attractions in the Area
Terrick Terrick National Park
Terrick Terrick National Park lies 20 km south-east of Pyramid Hill. It protects over 200 species of native flora including including Victoria's finest stand of native white cypress pines. Fauna includes grey kangaroos, black wallabies and tree goannas and it is recognised the largest nesting site for brolgas in Victoria. Its birdlife also includes the Plains wanderer, Grey-crowned babbler, barking owl and spotted nightjar. The park has some impressive granite outcrops and rocky depressions which were used as water holes by the Aborigines.

^ TOP
History
Pyramid Hill is a town which was the victim of a decision by the state railways. It was first explored by Major Thomas Mitchell who, in 1836, climbed and named the hill after which the town is named. Mitchell sang the praises of the district and soon after his exploration squatters moved in and settled. A town, comprising two hotels, St Patrick's Church (1875), a school (dating from 1876), a showground (1888), a weir for regular water supply, a blacksmith and a general store was established on the south side of the hill (you can see old photographs of the town on the signage at the base of Pyramid Hill) near the original Pyramid Hill run but when the railway arrived in the area in 1885 the town was moved to its present site.

^ TOP
Visitor Information
The best source of local information is the Victoria Hotel, 20 Victoria St, tel: (03) 5455 7391.

^ TOP
Useful Websites
There is a useful local website - http://www.pyramidhill.net.au - with information about the history and some good photos of the area.
Pyramid Hill, VIC
A small Victorian wheat belt town with a very unusual hill.
Pyramid Hill is a small town south of the Murray River. It primary interest lies in the remarkable granite outcrops which…

Hosted by Wendy

Joined in January 2017
  • 39 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Genuine hard working parents that love their family, life and nice places. We built this home as our dream home and due to some personal factors relocated to another town. We love our home and now open it up to you to enjoy as much as we do.
Genuine hard working parents that love their family, life and nice places. We built this home as our dream home and due to some personal factors relocated to another town. We love…
During your stay
Help is only a phone call away.
Wendy is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Things to know

House rules
Check-in: Flexible
Checkout: 12:00 p.m.
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Heights without rails or protection
Climbing or play structure

Explore other options in and around Pyramid Hill

More places to stay in Pyramid Hill: