Top 10 Airbnb Farm Stays In Victoria, Australia - Updated 2021

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Located in Southeast Australia and with Melbourne as its capital, the state of Victoria is home to the iconic Great Ocean Road and the Twelve Apostles, wineries in Yarra Valley, the former gold mining town of Ballarat, and pristine nature. The list of Victoria’s amazing attractions goes on, but one thing that is undeniable is that these attractions have drawn both locals and tourists to Australia’s second-smallest state. No matter which area you choose to base yourself in, take the opportunity to live amongst the vibrant farming community here and experience their way of life. With so many welcoming hosts all around Victoria, staying in a farm stay has never been easier. Simply read on to find out more about the top Airbnb farm stays in Victoria, Australia.

1. Romantic and private getaway for couples in Porepunkah (from USD 175)

Fitted specially for couples, the aptly named Bushies Love Shack is the perfect space for couples looking to have a scenic gateway. It is located in the town of Porepunkah in North East Victoria and in the midst of breathtaking nature. Indulge yourselves in the amazing landscape from the comfort of your private outdoor bath with a glass of wine in hand. With the only company being The Grand Old Lady, also known as Mt. Buffalo, enjoy a peaceful and well-deserved break in each other’s company. While here, take the chance to start on new adventures like exploring the nearby Mt. Hotham and Falls Creek, too.

Bushies Love Shack
Porepunkah, Victoria, Australia
326 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfy & a great view of the stars
it was so comfortable and set in a beautiful location with breath taking views of the mountains
the bed the food the wine the attention to detail being surrounded by nature and the friendly animals
delicious food and wine on arrival with breakfast and home made muffins available
Cleanliness:
the accomodqtion is extremely comfortable and very well appointed also spotlessly clean
most comfy bed and everything was clean
Host:
as hosts fay and bushie were really welcoming and ensured that our stay went smoothly
such thoughtful hosts and lots of lovely surprise treats
lovely and peaceful place and great hosts
the best hosts we’ve ever had
fay and bushie were the most wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcome
Location:
such a perfect location
perfect location for that out of town bush feel
great location with many scenic short trips in the area
amazing part of the world and so close to everything you need around the "bright" area
the love shack is a great place to stay for rejuvenation and loving
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2. Rural retreat for a perfect respite in Blampied (from USD 160)

With the entire home to yourself, you will surely enjoy this rural retreat. Moorakyle Retreat at Eastern Hill Organic Farm is not only a registered animal rescue centre but also a sanctuary for those looking to escape their busy city life and experience a slower-paced, rural life. With tall pane windows and modern furniture, there is plenty of natural light and space in this house. Do note that only plant-based and vegetarian food are allowed on the premises.

Moorakyle Retreat at Eastern Hill Organic Farm
Blampied, Victoria, Australia
184 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is cosy and warm the bed comfy and the view almost laughably beautiful
the cottage is so well equipped and the breakfast was very generous and delicious
comfy beds and beautiful views
quiet cosy a huge comfy bed and beautiful views
beautiful comfy beds fantastic big bathroom yummy breakfast and all the comforts you want in winter
Cleanliness:
clean modern and very cosy
place was so clean and tidy
everything was clean & true to the photos shown
Host:
she was friendly and helpful
linda is an amazing host and we are already planning a return
linda is a great host she made our stay feel special
from the moment we booked we felt welcomed as linda was a fantastic host
linda plays the host beautifully: there to help but giving you your space
Location:
wow this is such a beautiful location
spent the weekend at this absolutely stunning location
beautiful place close to daylesford without the craziness
close to daylseford and easy to find
the location house and surroundings were 100% perfect we had a great time unwinding here
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3. Convenient and pet-friendly space in Castlemaine (from USD 152)

Experience the rustic countryside in this farm stay located under an old but welcoming peppercorn tree. This home with simple white decor is equipped with air conditioning and heating so you need not worry about the temperature being too cold or hot. This farm stay has one queen bed and two sofa beds and is also dog-friendly. (Pets will be counted as an additional guest and charged at USD 25 per stay) The farm stay is conveniently located about a four-minute drive to Castlemaine and about a 25-minute drive to Daylesford, giving you plenty of access to different parts of the community.

Under a Peppercorntree.
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
298 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of implements in the kitchen to use and strong wifi
the space is beautifully styled and the wood heater is amazing
really great space immaculate style beautiful bathroom
lovely toiletries and breakfast supplies were provided
great studio country room with beautiful light on the outskirts of castlemaine
Cleanliness:
excellent and speedy communication and cleanliness
beautiful space -really clean and stylish
very clean and thoughtfully decorated
fantastic stay clean new and quiet
very clean and well equipped
Host:
e is a great host and good communicator
elisabeth was really responsive and easy
host was happy to top us up with more firewood
amazing every we needed and e was a great host and supplied everything we needed
our stay was very comfortable thanks to the lovely host
Location:
castlemaine is a beautiful place to visit
a good spot in campbell’s creek close to a walking/cycling track to castlemaine
great place to stay in castlemaine
ideally located 3 min drive from the main town it’s a peaceful place without being too remote
great vibe great location exactly what we needed
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4. Simple and cozy cabin in Dixons Creek (from USD 77)

Despite its simple exterior, the experiences that you can get at this homestay offers the best of both worlds. If you are looking to find some peace and quiet while not having to give up the conveniences of modern restaurants and cafes, this property located on Healesville Kinglake Road in Chum Creek is the farm stay to choose. With top-notch restaurants, cafes, and wineries only minutes away, head out in the day to explore the many bicycle and hiking tracks and end it with a fantastic meal. Not only is the cabin perfect for two guests, but the paddocks provided can also allow horse owners to bring their horses, with which they can ride out from the property itself.

Minkara Homestay - Cosy fully self contained cabin
Chum Creek/Healesville, Victoria, Australia
271 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful facilities and views
the wood heater going on arrival was a very nice touch
the cabin has everything you need including a comfy bed wood heater and big relaxing bathtub
good experience to stay near a farm thanks kerrie for having breakfast prepared for us:)
it was quiet and comfortable for the two of us
Cleanliness:
was clean and tidy
very clean cozy and relaxing
everything is as described and spotless clean
the place was perfectly clean with a nice modern design
lovely two night stay the place is clean with thoughtful details everywhere
Host:
host was also very prompt in response & helpful
they were great hosts and they made you feel at home
comfy bed and welcoming hosts
kerrie is a lovely host who made our stay enjoyable and easy
everything was perfect and the hosts were welcoming and attentive
Location:
what a beautiful location and so close to town
perfect location to visit the surrounding wine region
amazing cabin located so close to healsville and all the wineries
great location and a beautiful property we will be back
pleasant stay that is close to nature
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5. Rustic and vibrant farm stay for three in Skenes Creek (from USD 108)

This beachfront farm stay boosts a unique interior design. Furnished with handmade furniture and decorated with a lively array of colours, this accommodation is welcoming and cozy. As you step out onto the picnic spot on the hill, you will be greeted by the sight of the gentle waves on the beach below as well as the farm animals and wildlife. To make you feel right at home, the hosts are more than happy to give you a tour around the property and various facilities like the pool and gym.

'The Valley Room' at Kookaburra Cottages Retreat
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia
275 reviews
Farm stay 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are a ton of crochets and the view is just amazing there is no wifi though
it was great to have a pool (even though weather only allowed for us to use it briefly)
if you need to get away from wifi and phones this is the perfect place for you
comfortable accommodation in beautiful quirky and stunning surroundings
Cleanliness:
clean warm and funky environment
room is clean and beautiful too
the room was super clean and it had everything we needed
spotless clean cozy and an ambience that makes the heart smile
the cabins were all comfortable and clean
Host:
great host with warm hospitality too
the host family was really friendly and helpful
super friendly and welcoming hosts
great host no issue with checking in
it's wonderful lovely animals and friendly hosts
Location:
we chose the best ever location to do that
it’s a special location
great location and handy tips for the area
the location and the landscape were fabulous
the property situated in a great location with beautiful views
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6. Cozy cottage on the hills in Myrrhee (from USD 118)

Situated near the town of Benalla and Wangaratta, this former sawmilling workshop has since been transformed into the Sawmill Cottage Farm fit for residence. The cottage consists of a kitchen, toilet, and queen-size bed and a sofa which could be extended to make space for children only. Farm living has its perks, such as being greeted with fresh farm eggs and the sounds of the animals out and about in the pasture in the morning. There is also a swimming pool which is available for use from November to April.

Sawmill Cottage Farm
Greta South, Victoria, Australia
234 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is extremely comfortable
the place is really beautiful with excellent furniture and decor - the bed was particularly comfortable
the interior space is very comfortable and nicely decorated
the fruit and bacon and eggs for breakfast delicious
the cottage is full of character with a cosy fireplace and a comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
the place is amazing clean and cozy
comfortable clean and quaint
it was clean and everything we could have asked for
house was very cosy and clean
the space is super clean and tidy
Host:
awesome host amazing set up
tab was a great host who is very friendly and happy to give advice on the local area
great host thanks for a great experience
the hosts are fantastic and everything was perfect
tab and her family were a fantastic hosts
Location:
great pool and close to benalla
beautiful peaceful location with a very homely feel
this accommodation is set in a beautiful location
we loved the location facilities and small touches
it is in a wonderful location a lovely valley
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7. Lovely orchard cabin in Wandin North (from USD 137)

Only a short hour drive away from the Melbourne CBD is this lovely orchard cabin, a hidden gem that is perfect for a stay no matter the time of the year. With an unrestricted view of the gorgeous Yarra Valley, the seasons truly show its true colours here. Be it summer, spring, autumn or winter, you can marvel in the sights, sounds, and smells of each unique season and witness how it influences activity on the farm.

CHERRY ORCHARD CABIN - Yarra Valley FARM STAY
Wandin North, Victoria, Australia
221 reviews
Farm stay 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable cabin with exceptional views of the yarra valley
the rooms were very nicely furnished and the kitchen was fully functional as well
the area is so peaceful and we loved sitting out at the picnic table enjoying the view
it’s spacious comfortable and warm in winter
the cabin was so comfortable
Cleanliness:
the cabin was spotlessly clean and incredibly comfortable
her place is clean and stylish
the cabin was very clean and comfortable
the cabin was so clean and well presented
the place was impeccably clean and had all you could ever want
Host:
brigitte and john were amazing hosts
the hospitality and warmth of the hosts is pleasing and comforting
the hosts brigitte and john run this gorgeous farm with love and it shows
brigitte and john were awesome (=nice host)
brigitte and john were the perfect hosts
Location:
ideal location in yarra region
excellent location very close to wineries and a lovely cabin
it’s close to many wineries if that’s your vibe or perfect to relax on the property itself
a great place to relax and get away
thoroughly enjoyed our stay beautiful location comfy beds and delicious baked treats
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8. Two-storey, eco-friendly farm house in Dromana (from USD 68)

The spacious layout of this farm house provides families with ample space for a comfortable stay. It is surrounded by nature and animals so you can wake up to the fresh air of the farm and the chirping of birds. There is plenty of things to do on the farm. Meet the friendly farm animals in the morning during feeding time, take part in a yoga class, or purchase farm produce - simply inform your host beforehand. The friendly hosts will also share information on nearby walking tracks, beaches, and many other local spots to explore.

Straw bale house. Blue room
Dromana, Victoria, Australia
463 reviews
Private room in farm stay 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from my room were stunning
the fully stocked kitchen was a welcome addition
the room is stunning and deb is lovely
guests may also relax at the communal living room and use the kitchen
thanks for a wonderful stay deb beautiful room and communal areas
Cleanliness:
very clean and child friendly
room was really clean spacious and cozy
debra's place is really lovely very clean and comfortable
the room is clean quiet and private
the room is private and clean really nice ensuite bathroom and a big kitchen to spend time in
Host:
debra is a lovely host
debra and krispy were lovely hosts
excellent and friendly hosts with a lovely home gorgeous dogs and great advice about foodie places
debra is a thoughtful host and communications were excellent
2 lovely friendly dogs too :)
Location:
the location is ideal too
great location close to everything
close to many tourist attractions
the location is not far from melbourne but absolutely stunning
the location is perfect with many great walks in the area and a close drive to the beach
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9. Comfy countryside farm stay for two in Woolsthorpe (from USD 97)

This property is located in the valley of Woodford. The simple yet practical interior combined with the peaceful surroundings provides a taste of countryside living. Breathe in the fresh air as you interact with the many farm animals that live here such as sheep, pigs, chickens, and alpacas. Being about a 20-minute drive to Port Fairy and the famous Great Ocean Road, you will also get to enjoy convenient access to some of Victoria’s most popular attractions.

Rural Retreat, Self-contained Studio
Woodford, Victoria, Australia
257 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thoughtful touches of flowers and breakfast provisions
room was preheated when we arrived and super cosy
it was lovely to wake up to a beautiful country vista from bed every morning
cooking amenities are sufficient love the eggs and ingredients for a wonderful wholesome breakfast
believe the reviews natasha’s is simple comfortable interesting and what a view
Cleanliness:
everything is clean and as advertised
very clean cosy
very clean and homely
great communication clean and comfortable
natasha’s place is clean and cutely decorated
Host:
the host family was extremely responsive and welcoming
wonderful friendly and very helpful hosts
natasha and dion were great hosts showing us around the farm animals
natasha and the family were very welcoming and friendly answering questions about the property
natasha is so kind
Location:
such a cute little place to stay
great place to get away from city life and relax
appreciated being shown the alpacas up close love the animals
fantastic retreat in a quiet and peaceful location
a great place to stay nice and tidy accomodation with cute animals around it
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10. Gorgeous retreat for a well-deserved break in Main Ridge (from USD 379)

Located in the Mornington Peninsula, this farm stay will let you enjoy the surrounding views around while letting loose and relaxing in the spa or by the fireplace. Stretch your legs by going on a walk on the property or take a short drive to the multiple restaurants, wineries, and beaches. The hosts have also listed some of their favourite spots, namely Foxy’s Hangout, Green Olive, The Peninsula Hot Springs, and Enchanted Maze and Gardens so feel free to check them out.

The Retreat @ Main Ridge
Main Ridge, Victoria, Australia
185 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
lovely clean and modern studio
the gorgeous fire and crisp clean linen perfect getaway
fantastic location very clean and tidy great place to relax
the home is beautiful and clean very accurate to images
everything was well organised perfect and sparkly clean
Host:
excellent support from the hosts
thanks to the wonderful hosts
gary was a great host and helps us lots with local tips
gary was an amazing host it was ana amazing venue
there are a lot of workers out on the property but they were friendly in passing
Location:
amazing location for our mini moon
and close to all the best wineries
definitely a perfect getaway location for couples
the location is peaceful relaxing and well worth the trip
great location close to beautiful wineries and the best of the peninsula
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Farm living in Victoria

As life on a farm is ever-changing, so is the weather in Victoria, Australia. Take this chance to experience the uniqueness that each season brings. There is no better way to observe the minute details of each season than living amongst the animals and nature in a farm stay.

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