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The Recyclable House Beaufort -Eco country getaway

SuperhostBeaufort, Victoria, Australia
Entire house hosted by Katherine
10 guests4 bedrooms9 beds2.5 baths
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The Recyclable House, Beaufort, is a stylish country getaway. Toasty warm in winter! It is an experimental, modern family home designed and built by the owners using closed loop, passive-solar, construction principles. It is a prototype house for the circular economy.
You will enjoy it's great air quality, comfortable light filled-spaces, well equipped kitchen, private deck and garden.
A short walk to train and bus, it's a convenient place to relax and explore the surrounding countryside.

The space
This house can be rented together with The White House Beaufort (if available this sleeps an extra 7 people). Check out the joint listing if you need to book for more people: https://www.airbnb.com.au/rooms/33895270?s=51

Guest access
There are plenty of games for kids, a trampoline, WIFI and Chromecast on the TV.
The house has modern conveniences such Bosch dishwasher and (a Pyroclassic) super efficient wood heater.
As the house is designed with cross flow ventilation no air-conditioning is installed, however, extraction fans and pedastal fans are available for days when no breeze is blowing to help cool down the house overnight.
Natural house finishes (ie. natural paint, natural oil stains, minimal synthetic fibres) and natural cleaning products are used in the recyclable house making it a very low-tox environment.

Other things to note
We are passionate about compost and recycling all our waste responsibly and expect our guests to use these clearly labelled and simple systems - explained in house manual.
The Recyclable House, Beaufort, is a stylish country getaway. Toasty warm in winter! It is an experimental, modern family home designed and built by the owners using closed loop, passive-solar, construction principles. It is a prototype house for the circular economy.
You will enjoy it's great air quality, comfortable light filled-spaces, well equipped kitchen, private deck and garden.
A short walk to trai…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 2 single beds, 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Iron
Dedicated workspace
Washing machine
TV
Hair dryer
Heating

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Beaufort, Victoria, Australia

Beaufort is a picturesque, quintessential Aussie country town with many attractions and fantastic local amenities.
Within walking distance of The Recyclable House there is:
- an IGA supermarket (open until 9 pm daily);
- pharmacy; news agency; post office; laundry mat;
library/information centre;
- Art Trax Gallery showcasing renowned local artists;
- the iconic Beaufort Big Garage Sale (old wares); -antique stores;
- two craft stores selling local artisans wares and fresh produce ;
- many cafes;
- a Saturday Market (first weekend of the month);
- Beaufort Lake with an Indigenous Cultural walk, a cross-fit equipment circuit and the lake itself re-stocked with fish regularly;
- Michael Unwin's cellar door.
Within 30 mins of Beaufort are two beautiful State Parks -Mt Cole and Mt Buangor - with walking tracks to suit all ages/stages.
There are numerous wineries and cellar doors in the surrounding Pyrenees region.
Ballarat, Ararat and Avoca are all an easy 35 minute drive/ train away making Beaufort an ideal place to stay while exploring the exciting Pyrenees region.
Beaufort is a picturesque, quintessential Aussie country town with many attractions and fantastic local amenities.
Within walking distance of The Recyclable House there is:
- an IGA supermarket (ope…

Hosted by Katherine

Joined in October 2013
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Passionate about adventures with my family and friends in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Have been lucky enough to travel further afield on many occasions. Presently happiest when gardening, and forever filled with awe and gratitude for the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Every moment is precious!
Passionate about adventures with my family and friends in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Have been lucky enough to travel further afield on many occasions. Presently happiest whe…
During your stay
We may sometimes be in our other house next door and if so will happily interact with guests. Otherwise we are readily contactable via the Airbnb App.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm