The Lodge, Farm Stay


Farm stay hosted by Marissa

8 guests, 3 bedrooms, 6 beds, 1.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the accommodation on the farm to yourself.
Enhanced Clean
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Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Pets allowed
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3 bedroomed original farmhouse located at the front of our 50 acre property. Queen beds in 2 bedrooms and 2 sets of single bunks in the third room sleeping up to 8 guests. There is a large self contained kitchen, and outdoor alfresco area with BBQ.

The space
The Lodge
The Lodge is a 3 bedroomed farmhouse located at the front of the property and has it's own separate driveway. The Lodge has queen beds in 2 of the bedrooms and 2 sets of bunks in the third room sleeping up to 8 guests.

This property has been planned with families in mind, and all of your linen and bath towels are supplied. You're fully self-contained with a family bathroom, 2 toilets including a laundry nook with washer, and a large kitchen including an assortment of children’s cups and plates. As with all of our properties The Lodge has a split system heating and air conditioning, along with a cosy wood-burning stove, firewood is provided in the garden shed for you.

Once here, you will find yourself spaciously positioned amongst natural gardens, offering you screening and privacy. There is a beautiful rural outlook over the farming paddocks, where you’ll see kangaroos grazing freely of an evening. There is also a private alfresco dining and BBQ for your personal use.

Our check in times are 2pm and checkout is at 10am. Early arrivals and late departures can be catered for, please enquire when you make your booking.

Feeding the Animals
There will be plenty of feed for the animals left out in crates along the fence line for children to feed them. Children can interact and feed the chooks, goats, horses, cows, lambs and pig, along with harvesting seasonal fruit from the orchard and collecting fresh eggs daily.

At 9am every morning guests can take part in the morning sorting and feeding of the animals. Throughout the day guests can feed the animals at their leisure also.

No Need to Over-Pack
We love to provide you the backyard you always dreamed of! There is a lovely children’s play area set amongst the shady trees and lots of picnic areas dotted throughout the main property, there's also a full size tennis court, beach volley ball court and a large grassed area perfect to kick the soccer or football, or have a go at backyard cricket. You'll also find an assortment of bikes, trikes and ride on tractors for littlies to enjoy, (please bring your own helmet), as well as a large variety of board games and puzzles.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace
Pack ’n Play/travel crib
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Torquay, Victoria, Australia

Freshwater Creek Cottages are nestled just minutes from the beautiful beaches of Torquay, and the Great Ocean Road.

Our Cottages are a great place to stay to take in the beautiful countryside Victoria has to offer whilst still being close to the Ocean.

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Whilst staying at with us you will enjoy the peaceful rural setting, with natural bush land and farming vistas on your doorstep. The cottages are part of a 50 acre property, with over 20 acres of farming paddocks that hold sheep, cows, horses and pigs.

The farm animals also share their paddocks with the 60 or so kangaroos that graze freely every evening.

There is a lovely children's play area set amongst the shady trees, with loads of picnic areas dotted throughout the property.

For the sports orientated we have a full size tennis court, beach volley ball court, a large grassed area perfect to kick the soccer or football, or have a go at backyard cricket.

Our aim is to provide you the backyard you always wanted. For grownups and children alike, there is something for everyone. Freshwater Creek Cottages offers packages to groups of up to 20, for specialised stays, whether it is a weekend away with the girls for some much needed rest & relaxation, or an artistic weekend for like minded friends.

We can arrange massages, reflexology, personal training and many other health & well beingservices. Artists often come to Freshwater Creek for inspiration in the tranquil surroundings.

On arrival, talk to Marissa or Phillip about the use of bicycles, surfboards, tennis racquets or other sporting items. We have a large variety of board games and puzzles for some good old fashioned family fun.

We are a pet friendly farm stay. Please call prior to making your booking to discuss out pet stay policies.

We can also offer a variety of arrival packages, from breakfast starter kits to fully stocked pantries.

Hosted by Marissa

  1. Joined in January 2015
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During your stay

We live on the property with our three sons, so are always here to help show you farm life in Australia. We can also give you some hot tips on restaurants, cafe's and tourist attractions in the area.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with building staff
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Smoke alarm

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