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Golden Plains Shire Tiny Glamping House for a Nature Escape near Ballarat, Victoria

5.0 1 Review

"I highly recommend this place. Such a lovely and peaceful environment if you are looking for a place to unwind. Phil and Patt were very accomodating …"

Kris, guest in July 23, 2023.
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  • Entire accommodation to yourself

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  • Free cancellation not available

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Entire Tiny house

Tiny house • 2 guests • Private Kitchen

About this place

Discover new sights and unwind in the tranquil backcountry pace. Where you can take in to enjoy the surrounding open fields, dense woods, and farm animals. Close to panoramic views, city lights in the distance, walking and riding trails, and the city of Ballarat, which is only a 15-minute drive away.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please advise that there will be some animal and tractor noise during your stay with us as we are a working farm that cares for animals and crop

The Space:
Located in a rural locality in the Golden Plains Shire, where you can rest and enjoy comfortable accommodation with easy access to water, split air conditioning, a kitchenette, cooking equipment, and excellent bathroom facilities.

The bathroom follows ecologically sustainable principles, including a cassette toilet with a removable waste-holding tank, hand basin, and shower (gas heated for hot showers) for you to use. It focuses on satisfying people's needs with natural resources and processes to save the environment.

If you plan to spend your weekend getaways here, we advise that you bring your basic necessities such as food and water during your stay with us. Thank you!

Guest Access:
Guests will have access to the tiny house and its surrounding areas, except the land host's private residence.

Interaction with Guests:
Guests will enjoy your own private space but we are always happy to chat with you.

Other Things to Note:
- No WiFi
- Quiet hours 10 pm-7 am
- Firewood costs $25 per wheel burrow load
- No smoking inside, except in designated areas
- No unregistered guests or visitors are allowed
- Good mobile reception for Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone
- Thai Dinner is available for an extra cost and at prior request by guests
- Please do not enter animal paddocks or yards without the land host's permission
- Please note that we have a pet dog, an old horse, 7 sheep, and 2 dams on our property
- Don’t forget to close the windows and lock the doors when leaving the tiny house/ property
- Make sure to turn off the lights, air conditioning, and electronics (e.g., especially chargers)

Guest Advisory
- No pets allowed until an electric fence is built to prevent neighbor's dogs from coming in to the property

Important note:
- Keep in mind that BBQ grills and outdoor fire pits are not available during the fire season
- Dropping cigarette butts on dry grass can start a bushfire. Please put out your cigarettes properly
- Due to the property's rural location, you may encounter inconveniences such as insects during your stay
- Please be advised that there will be other guests as there are two other tiny houses on the property

Tiny House | Farm Glamping

1 bed

  • 1 Double bed

Features and services

  • Private Kitchen

  • Heating

  • Hiking

  • River, stream or creek

  • Air conditioning

  • Microwave

  • Forest

  • Wildlife watching

  • stove


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Property reviews

5.0 - 1 Review

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Check out: 10:00 AM
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old

  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old

  • No Pets allowed

  • Smoking allowed

  • No parties

  • No events

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Non-Refundable

Add check in and check out dates to get the cancellation details

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether or not the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. Should you cancel at any time, you will not receive a refund.


Location and surroundings

Victoria | Tiny House

Durham Lead, Victoria (Australia)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Forest
  • River, stream or creek

Activities near Durham Lead, Victoria

  • Hiking

  • Biking on-site

  • Wildlife watching on-site

Our local recommendations:
- Ballarat Wildlife Park features native Australian animals including koalas, wombats, quokkas & crocodiles.
- Enfield State Park is a popular activity that features various ranges of walking tracks of various lengths and terrain.
- Boden's Water Race is a challenging route that requires an average of 1 h 17 min of bushwalking or hiking to complete.
- Nimmons Bridge is Victoria's fourth-tallest timber trestle rail bridge, located 3 km from Scarsdale on the way to Cape Clear.
- Ballarat Walking Trails offers 22 scenic bushwalking and bike riding trails, including Lake Wendouree, and the Goldfields Track.

Getting Around:
By car:
- 8 km drive to and from Smythsdale
- 17min (or 18km) drive to and from Ballarat
- 1 hr and 40 min (or 138 km) drive from Melbourne

By public transport:
- Train or bus from Melbourne to Ballarat train station are available, or you can take an Uber or taxi to the property
- Please note that bus runs from the general store on Tuesday and Thursday