About this listing
Avoca is within a two hour drive from Melbourne and forty five minutes from the provincial towns of Ballarat, Bendigo and the happening Castlemaine. Avoca is an excellent base to explore the Grampians, the famous farmers market in Talbot and excellent local wineries.
Avoca is a small goldfield town with many historic buildings but it is also a real town with a bakery, butcher, newsagent, chemist, small supermarket, post office, cafes, galleries and two hotels. It is within an easy two hour drive from Melbourne and forty five minutes from the provincial towns of Ballarat, Bendigo and the happening Castlemaine. Avoca is an excellent base to explore the Grampians, the famous farmers market in Talbot and the towns of Clunes and Creswick. Our local Pyrenees wineries, Blue Pyrenees, Dalwhinnie, Redbank, Mount Avoca, Taltarni, and Summerfield have tasting rooms with friendly winemakers and picnic facilities. For the energetic, it is possible to visit many of these on your bike via country roads. You can store your bike or car securely in the garage at Willyama. Can't be bothered cooking, then just walk down the hill to the local hotel, The Avoca.
Willyama is within a short stroll of the town of Avoca. The house provides plenty of space indoors and outside to relax, unwind and reconnect with family and friends. There is a return verandah around three sides of the house with a large deck at the back of the house. The house has ducted air conditioning. There is always a sunny spot with a view of the Pyrenees ranges or the garden. The house has French doors opening onto these spaces from the lounge room, kitchen and back deck. The main bedroom contains a queen size bed and there is another queen bed in the second bedroom. There are two single beds in the sun room.
The large separate lounge room has a lovely fireplace with a slow combustion heater. There is also central heating for those chilly mornings. The lounge contains a flat screen television, DVD player and CD player. The kitchen is fully equipped and contains an electric oven and dishwasher.
All linen is supplied. ( sheets, towels and tea towels)
This is a Non Smoking house inside and out.
Guests have full access to the house and garden.
Interaction with guests
We provide detailed information about Willyama and the sites around Avoca.
Talbot Farmers Market is July 17, Aug 21, Sept 18, Oct 16 Nov 20 and Dec 18.
Guests need a car as there is limited public transport.
This is a NON SMOKING house, inside and out.
Well behaved dogs are most welcome to say at Willyama. Guests will need to speak with us about specific requirements if they wish to bring their dog.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.