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Lake House

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Lake House


 
 
 
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'...it offers guests much more than just a superb meal. With 33 sleek rooms and suites set in about 2.5 hectares of garden extending down to the waters of Lake Daylesford, as well as a spa nestled among the treetops, the entire resort is enveloped in a tranquil, welcoming ambiance that has enchanted visitors from around the world.'
-The Financial Review Sophisticated Traveller



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Overview



Lake House is a tranquil retreat that includes rooms and suites in either a waterfront or lodge setting. Six acres of abundant and fruitful gardens extend down to the waters of Lake Daylesford and provide guests with immediate access to the lake shore and the Wombat State Forest beyond.

Given the opportunity to explore the grounds, guests will come upon the Kitchen Garden planted out with herbs and edible flowers. Orchard areas include olives, crabapple,stone fruits, apple,quince and medlar. The earliest plantings of stringy barks,Yunnan and Lombardy poplars and pin oaks now form a canopy over the site and are populated with rosellas, currajongs, gang gangs, cockatoos and kookaburras.

A myriad of sculptures and artwork from some of the region's top artists are dotted around the garden. Extensive outdoor lakefront terraces, or quieter nooks like the pavillion overlooking the full sized tennis court offer the opportunity for a quiet drink or the pleasure of a leisurely peruse of the papers. A large lounge with open fire, billiards and a good selection of reading materials, is a popular destination in cooler weather. A DVD library of classic favourites affords additional opportunity to cocoon and relax indoors...

The renowned restaurant draws appreciative foodies from Australia and around the world. In the kitchens, a talented team under the guidance of Co-Owner and Executive Chef Alla Wolf- Tasker and Head Chef David Green work from the ground up producing cutting edge, modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal and regional ingredients.

The Award Winning Cellar and its 800-odd reference list keeps wine buffs happy with its edgy and interesting selection of wines from around the world and of course closer to home.

Co-Owner and resident artist Allan Wolf-Tasker whose work hangs in private and public collections around the world has a studio on site which is open by invitation and appointment to Lake House guests. Wolf-Tasker's canvases are on display throughout the property as are works by other artists from the family's private collection.

In amongst the cool fern gully and surrounded by waterfall fed streams and springs - the Salus Spa is an oasis of tranquility. Accents of blond wood and splashes of "Tiffany" blue in the furnishings combine with large nudes by renowned local painter David Bromley to create airy relaxation spaces around ten treatment areas.. Hydrotherapy in private treetop mineral water spas, advanced performance facials and seasonal signature body treatments provide for easy on site indulgence.

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Review date:   November 13, 2017 9:41AM
 
Review:   We visited over the weekend for my girlfriend's birthday. The whole experience was faultless. The food, the service, the view, the wine and the coffee. All brilliant. I couldn't recommend visiting the place highly enough. Particularly loved the smoked eel dish with beetroot - reminded me of flavours from my childhood in a Russian family. Thanks Lake House!
 
Author:   Ad Rock
 
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Review date:   October 3, 2017 10:31AM
 
Review:   Absolutely stunning location by the lake. If you're a nature lover this resort is for you. Ducks and geese running around outside your room, fishing available. Tennis court. Spa and mineral baths. Rooms very luxurious leading out onto the lake. 2 hat restaurant is delicious
 
Author:   Nathaniel Teng
 
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Review date:   September 19, 2017 1:19AM
 
Review:   5 for location, great views. 4 for service. 3 for food, for the price you pay, lacking wow factor. Overall, bucket list restaurant but don't think I will be coming back. Please note this is only one offering, as they have accommodation and spa + massage therapy.
 
Author:   Wil Lau
 
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Review date:   November 2, 2017 10:50PM
 
Review:   Great food, great service and great views! Not too bad price wise either. Looking forward to going back.
 
Author:   Jin Hwang
 
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Review date:   December 3, 2017 8:05AM
 
Review:   Amazing place to stay and dine. Some of the best a la carte dinning you will ever experience.
 
Author:   Chris Grant
 
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