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The Wensley | Defining Country Living And Casual Luxury

Bucolic hills, an architectural timber cabin and 80 acres of tranquil farmland located in a secluded pocket of the Surf Coast Hinterland. How could it get better? Throw in the fact the award-winning country restaurant and organic farm Brae is 20 minutes away, Lorne only 30 minutes and I think we’ve got the perfect recipe for a country escape. Need I say more?

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The Cottage at Dunmore Farm | Embracing A Good Thing

In 2017 Bec and Angus discovered 150-acres in Molyullah – located on the foothills of the Victorian Alps and only 30 minutes from the King Valley wine region. What started off as a weekend escape quickly turned into an opportunity to make a permanent move. Shortly after the couple set about renovating The Cottage At Dunmore Farm – A charming three bedroom home. The Origins Guide Meets owner and host Bec Macdougall.

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French Cottage Beechworth | It’s Not Too Late To Strike Gold

Andrew Beer, host and owner of the French Cottage Beechworth loves to collect antiques. Finding and collecting items with a story is a passion of his. When the opportunity to purchase a piece of history came up – it was an easy decision to become the custodian of this charming 1850’s cottage and former staging inn.

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BullerRoo | Modern High Country Retreat | Meet The Makers

Vickie and Ed met during a chance encounter hiking Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok some 20 years ago. Vickie from the UK and Ed from The Netherlands chose to settle in Australia. With a spirit for adventure and passion for hospitality the couple made a move to the High Country and embarked on building this beautiful home.

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Gabion Hill, Glenlyon | The Origins x Meet The Makers

Gabion Hill is a stunning rural retreat set amongst natural bushland and a tranquil creek. Secluded and quiet with access to Loddon State Forest, it is only a 10 minute drive to all the attractions of Daylesford. We had a chat to Jeannie about her inspiration, passion and what guests most love about the home.

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Red Hill Luxury Accommodation | Five Inspiring Holiday Homes

The perfect destination to unwind and escape the city. Red Hill is becoming the destination of choice for those looking for a rural retreat yet close to the beach. The area also boasts a number of great wineries and restaurants. We put together a collection of our favourite luxury accommodation in Red Hill.

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Wilsons Prom Accommodation | Escape to South Gippsland

Looking for Wilsons Prom accommodation? We go on a hunt around South Gippsland for a collection of homes that provide a perfect escape yet relatively easy access to Wilsons Prom and surroundings. Enjoy a lovely getaway to green pastures, the rugged coast and a tranquil natural setting.

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Wentworth House Daylesford | Meet The Makers x The Origins

Originally from Daylesford, Jessica dreamt of having a little place in her old hometown. A chance encounter with an 1850s miner’s cottage on a weekend trip and a passion for design has led to the creation of the wonderful Wentworth House Daylesford. We had a chat with Jessica as part of our Meet The Makers conversation series.

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Lorne Accommodation | Six Coastal Homes With Beach Views

A beautiful Victorian seaside escape, Lorne is the town where the bush meets the beach. Offering a great range of places to eat, drink and explore – it’s a great place for a seaside escape. We profile six of our favourite homes in Lorne – they also come with some pretty spectacular coastal views!

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Wye River Accommodation | 6 Homes With Extraordinary Costal Views

Wye River has always been a favourite holiday spot of ours. The small costal town along the great ocean road is the perfect place for a relaxed and laidback time at the beach. What’s quite special about this town is the wonderful hilly hinterland and gorgeous coastline. A lot of homes here are nestled into the hills and offer panoramic coastal views. If you’re looking for Wye River accommodation with jaw dropping views check out six of our favourites.

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The Wensley | Defining Country Living And Casual Luxury

Bucolic hills, an architectural timber cabin and 80 acres of tranquil farmland located in a secluded pocket of the Surf Coast Hinterland. How could it get better? Throw in the fact the award-winning country restaurant and organic farm Brae is 20 minutes away, Lorne only 30 minutes and I think we’ve got the perfect recipe for a country escape. Need I say more?

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The Cottage at Dunmore Farm | Embracing A Good Thing

In 2017 Bec and Angus discovered 150-acres in Molyullah – located on the foothills of the Victorian Alps and only 30 minutes from the King Valley wine region. What started off as a weekend escape quickly turned into an opportunity to make a permanent move. Shortly after the couple set about renovating The Cottage At Dunmore Farm – A charming three bedroom home. The Origins Guide Meets owner and host Bec Macdougall.

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French Cottage Beechworth | It’s Not Too Late To Strike Gold

Andrew Beer, host and owner of the French Cottage Beechworth loves to collect antiques. Finding and collecting items with a story is a passion of his. When the opportunity to purchase a piece of history came up – it was an easy decision to become the custodian of this charming 1850’s cottage and former staging inn.

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BullerRoo | Modern High Country Retreat | Meet The Makers

Vickie and Ed met during a chance encounter hiking Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok some 20 years ago. Vickie from the UK and Ed from The Netherlands chose to settle in Australia. With a spirit for adventure and passion for hospitality the couple made a move to the High Country and embarked on building this beautiful home.

READ MORE
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Gabion Hill, Glenlyon | The Origins x Meet The Makers

Gabion Hill is a stunning rural retreat set amongst natural bushland and a tranquil creek. Secluded and quiet with access to Loddon State Forest, it is only a 10 minute drive to all the attractions of Daylesford. We had a chat to Jeannie about her inspiration, passion and what guests most love about the home.

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Red Hill Luxury Accommodation | Five Inspiring Holiday Homes

The perfect destination to unwind and escape the city. Red Hill is becoming the destination of choice for those looking for a rural retreat yet close to the beach. The area also boasts a number of great wineries and restaurants. We put together a collection of our favourite luxury accommodation in Red Hill.

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Wilsons Prom Accommodation | Escape to South Gippsland

Looking for Wilsons Prom accommodation? We go on a hunt around South Gippsland for a collection of homes that provide a perfect escape yet relatively easy access to Wilsons Prom and surroundings. Enjoy a lovely getaway to green pastures, the rugged coast and a tranquil natural setting.

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Wentworth House Daylesford | Meet The Makers x The Origins

Originally from Daylesford, Jessica dreamt of having a little place in her old hometown. A chance encounter with an 1850s miner’s cottage on a weekend trip and a passion for design has led to the creation of the wonderful Wentworth House Daylesford. We had a chat with Jessica as part of our Meet The Makers conversation series.

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Lorne Accommodation | Six Coastal Homes With Beach Views

A beautiful Victorian seaside escape, Lorne is the town where the bush meets the beach. Offering a great range of places to eat, drink and explore – it’s a great place for a seaside escape. We profile six of our favourite homes in Lorne – they also come with some pretty spectacular coastal views!

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Wye River Accommodation | 6 Homes With Extraordinary Costal Views

Wye River has always been a favourite holiday spot of ours. The small costal town along the great ocean road is the perfect place for a relaxed and laidback time at the beach. What’s quite special about this town is the wonderful hilly hinterland and gorgeous coastline. A lot of homes here are nestled into the hills and offer panoramic coastal views. If you’re looking for Wye River accommodation with jaw dropping views check out six of our favourites.

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