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Corner Room

Sleeps up to 2-3

The Corner Room is a king room or split twin singles with a private entrance that features bespoke African art. Located in the corner of the Homestead, it is a private, peaceful sanctuary for guests looking for a restful getaway in the countryside.

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Traveller's Hideaway

  • Garden views
  • King bed or twin singles
  • Ensuite with shower
  • Heated bathroom floors
  • Access to:
    – two indoor sitting rooms
    – movie room
    – formal dining room
    – outdoor swimming pool and sauna
    – tennis court
  • Lake Anne
  • English-style gardens and herb garden
  • Helipad access (must be pre-arranged)
  • Complimentary wi-fi and car parking
  • Linen, towels, and bathrobes
  • The Grampians Goods Co. bathroom amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
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While the Corner Room has been occupied by different Barr-Smith family members over several generations, it has consistently housed a collection of memorabilia from overseas travel. The family business (Elders) had an office in London, UK which served as a base for old-world travel, mostly by ship and yacht, to global destinations. The Corner Room reflects these adventures and features family artifacts of travel across several continents, including Africa.

One of the family bedrooms of the Homestead, the Corner Room was usually reserved for the adventurous souls in the family. Located on the outside corner of the Homestead with an private entrance, the room is perfect for sneaking in or out without disturbing the rest of the of Homestead. To capture this free-spirited essence, the room is full of furniture and decor inspired by international travel.

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To reflect the Australian heritage of the Homestead, we did our best to source Australian made and manufactured, or even recycled materials and hardwares when renovating each room. For example, taps in the bathroom are made and manufactured in Australia by Broadware and resemble the original vintage taps. Furthermore, the floors have been restored with floorboards made of recycled Tasmanian oak from the 1950s.

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Mount William revives the spirit, energises the soul through the surrounding nature, and nourishes the body with local, natural produce. Since 1842, it has welcomed family and friends to escape the city to reset, and in this next chapter, is now open for all to enjoy.

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Uncle Jim’s Room

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Stables Room

Sleeps 2

The bedroom takes its design influence from the nearby Bluestone Stables, witnessed through the glass french doors beyond the back lawn area. The room adjoins a large private bathroom with a clawfoot bath and overhead shower, a standout feature.

The Armoury

Sleeps 2-3

Originally the old Homestead’s office that housed a large safe and the Station’s firearms, the Armoury has both internal and external entrances, views onto the tennis court, and an adjoining oversized bathroom with a clawfoot bath.