August 15, 2004
65 Main one reason to head to Victoria
Touch of Class
Located only an hour and a half from
Melbourne, 65 Main is the ultimate destination for a relaxing getaway. On
arrival, the friendly face of owner, Kim Horton, presents wine and cheese to
help visitors settle in.
The area of Hepburn Springs and adjoining Daylesford, in Victoria's mineral
springs country has become a popular getaway destination for people who wish
to enjoy a sophisticated version of Regional Victoria.
Galleries, al fresco dining, superb gourmet offerings, smart cafes, antiques
and superlative gardens, hold as much of the area's attraction as does the
mineral springs and spa complex which lured the first wave of leisure
visitors many years ago.
65 Main is perfectly situated with ease of access to the local experiences
including bars, restaurants and spa and massage centres. For those who enjoy
their food and wine, host Kim can make plenty of suggestions as to how to
If you don’t feel like leaving the constrains of your accommodation, the
outside balcony overlooking the state forest provides fresh air and views.
The sunroom is equipped with TV, Stereo, DVD, board games and literature of
Make yourself at home in the sunroom located at the rear of the house. Play
a board game, listen to music, to select a DVD from the collection. If you
are feeling a little more active, the billiard table awaits.
The reading room, situated at the front of the home, this is a great place
to escape for some quiet time. Here guests can select a good book, pour a
glass of wine and make themselves at home in front of the wood fire.
65 Main has a total of five rooms to select from. Choose a room with a
balcony, spa bath and ensuite. The Shiraz/Merlot room sleeps four with rooms
joined by share bathroom with double spa. The Shiraz rooms sleeps two with
private double spa ensuite. Whatever room you chose, 65 Main provides the
greatest sleep you’ll ever experience. Enjoy the orthopaedic and allergy
free bedding covered with luxurious lined and latex pillows. Each room is
equipped with all creature comforts right down to the hand made soap.
One of the highlights offered by 65 Main is Kim’s cooked breakfast. Guests
have been known to come back just for a repeat of this early morning
experience. Kim makes use of local produce and likes to promote the local
business. Other experiences available to guests include picnic hampers, wine
tastings and even a round of golf or a spa and massage.
65 Main is only 90 minutes from Melbourne CBD. Prices include wine and
cheese on arrival, 24-hour tea and coffee and a full cooked breakfast.
WHERE: 65 Main Road, Hepburn Springs
PHONE: 03 5348 1826
LOG ON: www.ozshortstay.com.au
PRICE: $100-$340 including breakfast for two
More detailed information on 65 Main and other getaway escapes around the
Australia, can be found on
www.ozshortstay.com.au – Australia’s largest bed and breakfast
For further information,
(07) 3411 3878
0408 233 990