Victoria is Australia’s second smallest state but it is also the most densely populated. The state of Victoria offers a comfortable temperate climate and offers rich farmland. Much of Australia’s wheat, wool and wine come from Victoria. As such, this also means that Victoria has some of the best farm stays. When visiting Victoria, it might, therefore, be worthwhile to enjoy a farm stay. In order to find specific opportunities for farm stays in Victoria, decide first if you want to specifically look for a working farm. These farms will all differ in terms of the extent to which they are a working farm. Some other properties lie on a farmland but may not necessarily have farm activities. Continue reading below to find out about some of the top farm-stays in the state of Victoria.
This listing is for a room in a two-storey spacious straw bale home which is best known for its eco-friendliness. This farm stay is located at the bottom of Arthur’s seat and it consists of animals like kangaroos, wallabies and lots of varied bird life. The hosts of this farmhouse stay on the first floor while the room for rent is located downstairs. The private bedroom consists of a private bathroom and comes with a queen-sized and two single beds. Guests in this room get access to the communal lounge and the kitchen space. Free parking is available on the premises, making it convenient for those coming in by car. The hosts at this home teach yoga and grow their own veggies. Guests interested in learning these can do so upon prior request. Guests can get the chance to also feed the farm animals every morning. Get local insights and information about various aspects of the city from the hosts. They will be able to provide useful information about the best hiking and walking trails, beach spots along with the best restaurants, cafes and bars in the area.
Straw bale house ‘Amber’2 room suiteDromana, Victoria, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfull kitchen amenities and very warm comfortable bedsbetter to bring your own mobile wifi if neededgreat spacious private room with lovely viewsbeautifully and thoughtfully decorated rooms with a wonderful viewthe room has a very pretty view and very cleanclean spacious and relaxinglarge clean and private roomquiet restful clean and comfortablethe room was nicely decorated and very cleanclean simple and such a lovely and peaceful stay
Host:debra is a very kind hostdebra was a lovely host and her space just delightfulhost debra is lovely as are her 2 dogsperfect hosts and a beautiful propertyamazing place with an amazing hostRead more reviewsvery beautiful place close to dromanagreat location and very tranquilgreat rural location on the peninsulait is a beautifully located charming place amidst paddocksgood location not far from the beach yet far enough away from the noise and bustle of dromana
This is a rustic farmhouse which has sleeping facilities for up to six guests. The home consists of two bedrooms with a queen-sized bed in one room and two single beds and a sofa bed in the other. This farmhouse is located near the tall gum trees surrounding the creek. There are adjoining stables and yards around the property as well. This self-contained accommodation is a working farm which rears animals like ponies, chickens and goats. Guests get access to the kitchen, lounge room which comes with TV access and the bedrooms. Guests staying here also get the opportunity to get involved in farm activities such as feeding the animals, walking the ponies and so on. This accommodation is able to fit about six people comfortably at an additional rate. An extra charge is applicable for extra guests, including infants using cots.
Rustic Stable HouseWandin North, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewswifi and heating for winter are nice toucheshelped us turn on the heater and gave us a nice recommendation to have dinnerthe heater in the living room didnt not work well but the heaters in the room were goodthe beds are very comfortable but not the sofa bedhouse is warm with all the heaters working exceptionally wellcomfortable modern bathroom very clean and tidyroom itself was clean and stylishrustic feel clean and neat placevery clean and beautiful place to stay inthe stable house is well equipped clean and self contained
Host:the host deb is lovelylovely place with lovely hostssoooo peaceful and the hosts are very helpfulfriendly host decent country housedeb and ian kindly supplied a travel cot and were perfect hostsRead more reviewsa pretty place in a beautiful location with horses all aboutexcellent location and great hospitalityit was a really nice area very family friendly and town close byit was a perfect location for us and a wonderful experience for our sonjust wow the highlight of our stay got to be the close proximity with the animals in the farm
Coming to the state of Victoria in a large group? If so, this waterfront cottage is the right option. This property is best-suited for up to 20 guests across four bedrooms. The entire property is set on a 20-acre land. Guests here get private access to the fully equipped kitchen including appliances like the dishwasher and washing machine. Bed linens and towels are provided with the rental. From this property, guests get access to several landmarks like Mount Buller and Mansfield Town. The property is baby-friendly and it consists of a cot and a high-chair. An additional cot can be arranged upon prior request. The house is fully air-conditioned keeping guests comfortable all-day long.
Lake Lodge Mansfield - Snow and LakeMansfield, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsthe house got good heating system (fireplace heater and electric blanket in each room)great space for a big family plenty of amenities and ample roomgreat location absolutely stunning views and super cozythe house itself was clean and welcoming and very well serviced with air conditioning throughoutcatherines place has a great homely vibe with ample comfortable accomodation for our fishing club membersall rooms are clean and high standardthe house area is huge and cleanspacious clean and exactly how it is described on the websitethe property is well kept clean and provides ample space for a large group
Host:the host is great :)friendly and catherine is quick to respond to any correspondenceme and my travelling group like this place thanks to the hostcatherine was very helpful and easy to reach if needed :)we had a great stay the host was very fast in communicating for any queries we hadRead more reviewsideal location for a summer getawaygreat location close to mansfieldbeautiful house in a beautiful locationgreat property in a wonderful location only minutes from townlocation space comfort and the drive to this place is awesome
Cortes Cottage is set in a tranquil neighborhood which is close to nature. The cottage is set in Australia’s oldest operating walnut farm known as ‘Valley Nut Groves.’ From here, guests can enjoy stunning views of Mount Buffalo and they can easily reach the Ski Fields of Mt Hotham and Falls Creek in about one and a half hours. Conveniently located, there are also many restaurants and bars in the vicinity for guests to visit. The property itself has a very rustic interior and is elegantly designed. One can sit out on the verandah and enjoy the fresh mountain air. There is a queen-sized bed in the main bedroom and two extra long single beds in the other room. All bed linens and towels are provided. The kitchen is also fully equipped with new and modern appliances like a fridge and freezer. You’ll also get access to free Wi-Fi in the property.
Cortes CottageGapsted, Victoria, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgood kitchen amenities and beautiful bathroomthe tasteful interior fabulous vinyl collection and comfortable bed were highlightsbut the wood-fire heater board-games and the movies on tap kept us entertained and warm insidebeautiful little cozy cottage with amazing viewsgreat secluded cottage in a rural setting very comfortable with good facilities and friendly hostclean stylish thoughtful touchesexcellent airbnb super clean with awesome stylingbeds were comfortable and place was nice and cleanmore than just a place to sleep fabulously clean warm with great beds and linenit was comfortable clean with a lovely walnut farm surrounding it
Host:ronaldo is a great hostronaldo is a great host who is always helpful and friendlyronaldo was a super friendly and responsive host and made us feel very welcomeronaldo and his mother were fantastic hosts and were very accommodating to our needsvery responsive friendly hostsRead more reviewsperfect location in victorias wine regionwhat beautiful and peaceful locationgreat location between beechworth and brightthe location was beautiful and very peacefulbeautiful area close to bright and beechworth
Check out Bushies Love Shack, a property which oozes with charm and warm hospitality. The interiors are luxuriously done-up and they offer a romantic feel. The bedroom comes with a queen-sized bed and a private bathroom. The kitchen is equipped with appliances like a dishwasher, a coffee machine and basic breakfast supplies like eggs and bacon are available. A stunning feature of this property is the beautiful outdoor bath which allows one to relax and enjoy the prevailing serenity. The bathtub is copper-lined and it can fit two people comfortably, allowing them a romantic bath together. As such, this shack is ideal for couples looking for a romantic time with each other. If wining and dining is your cup of tea, then indulge in that whilst staying at this beautiful love shack. Follow the driveway back down to the main road and you will reach the Feathertop Winery which has the ambiance of Tuscany. This winery offers a fantastic selection of wine and delicious food.
Bushies Love ShackPorepunkah, Victoria, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfy & a great view of the starsit was so comfortable and set in a beautiful location with breath taking views of the mountainsthe bed the food the wine the attention to detail being surrounded by nature and the friendly animalsdelicious food and wine on arrival with breakfast and home made muffins availablethe accomodqtion is extremely comfortable and very well appointed also spotlessly cleanmost comfy bed and everything was clean
Host:as hosts fay and bushie were really welcoming and ensured that our stay went smoothlysuch thoughtful hosts and lots of lovely surprise treatslovely and peaceful place and great hoststhe best hosts we’ve ever hadfay and bushie were the most wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcomeRead more reviewssuch a perfect locationperfect location for that out of town bush feelgreat location with many scenic short trips in the areaamazing part of the world and so close to everything you need around the "bright" areathe love shack is a great place to stay for rejuvenation and loving
Experience a unique accommodation by choosing to stay in a farmhouse amidst animals. This serves as the perfect opportunity to get in touch with nature again and lead a rustic life whilst in the state of Victoria. An enriching accommodation experience, farm-stays are fun for people of all ages, especially those coming in with young children.
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