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The Miner’s Pride | Stories And Treasures Lost And Found

This is a one-bedroom, experiential stay. For lovers of the authentic and the eclectic, for those who want to experience a piece of history, whilst surrounding yourself in comfort. The cottage is located in Castlemaine and is a great base to explore the arts and cultural offerings and the many cafes and restaurants of the town.

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Oak Dene | Experience A Unique Piece Of History

Approximately 4 years ago, London-based, Kyabram born architect Alan Higgs was looking for an Australian base. Having only changed hands a limited number of times in Oak Dene’s history, Alan proposed to the former owners that he and his sister Gillian Banks become the next custodians of Oak Dene. The home is a restful, retreat-like space that has welcomed guests for 110 years. The Origins Guide is thrilled to welcome such a unique, historic and charming home to the collection. You are invited to share in this tradition.

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House Of Mud And Straw | Nature’s Way Of Charming Us

Is there anything better than spending a few peaceful days in the countryside? Exploring the land, reconnecting with friends and family and enjoying some fine regional produce. Combine this with a charming 4 bedroom mudbrick retreat and I think we have the perfect escape.

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The Recyclable House | A Full Circle Approach To Sustainable Design

Owner and host Quentin Irvine questioned why humans are so wasteful when there is no waste in nature? Inspired to create a space that was sustainable and healthy, Quentin set out to develop and build The Recyclable House. AND When we say set out – that meant a career change and apprenticing – not exactly a walk in the park. Though Quentin was driven by the desire to make a difference. The result? A home that challenges modern building practices and a space that is not only healthy and sustainable but thought provoking.⁠

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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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The Bungalow | Think Big, Build Small | Sustainable Lux Living

Think big, build small has been our little adage at the Origins Guide. As general manager of The Sociable Weaver, Reece has admirable aspirations to help design and construct a more sustainable way of living. The Bungalow is his take on what modern, design forward, sustainable living represents. We had a chat to Reece about his passion, inspiration and what guests love about their stay.

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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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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 Miner’s Pride | Stories And Treasures Lost And Found

This is a one-bedroom, experiential stay. For lovers of the authentic and the eclectic, for those who want to experience a piece of history, whilst surrounding yourself in comfort. The cottage is located in Castlemaine and is a great base to explore the arts and cultural offerings and the many cafes and restaurants of the town.

READ MORE
Oak-Dene-Kyabram-twin-bedroom

Oak Dene | Experience A Unique Piece Of History

Approximately 4 years ago, London-based, Kyabram born architect Alan Higgs was looking for an Australian base. Having only changed hands a limited number of times in Oak Dene’s history, Alan proposed to the former owners that he and his sister Gillian Banks become the next custodians of Oak Dene. The home is a restful, retreat-like space that has welcomed guests for 110 years. The Origins Guide is thrilled to welcome such a unique, historic and charming home to the collection. You are invited to share in this tradition.

READ MORE
House-of-mud-and-straw-trentham-east-home-exterior-and-farmland

House Of Mud And Straw | Nature’s Way Of Charming Us

Is there anything better than spending a few peaceful days in the countryside? Exploring the land, reconnecting with friends and family and enjoying some fine regional produce. Combine this with a charming 4 bedroom mudbrick retreat and I think we have the perfect escape.

READ MORE
The-Recyclable-house-Beaufort-woolshed-design-sustainable-home

The Recyclable House | A Full Circle Approach To Sustainable Design

Owner and host Quentin Irvine questioned why humans are so wasteful when there is no waste in nature? Inspired to create a space that was sustainable and healthy, Quentin set out to develop and build The Recyclable House. AND When we say set out – that meant a career change and apprenticing – not exactly a walk in the park. Though Quentin was driven by the desire to make a difference. The result? A home that challenges modern building practices and a space that is not only healthy and sustainable but thought provoking.⁠

READ MORE
The-Wensley-Wensleydale-open-plan-lounge-area-floor-to-ceiling-windowa

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?

READ 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.

READ MORE
French-Cottage-Beechworth-old-world-charm-1850s-cottage-green-verandah

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.

READ MORE
Origins-Guide-Cape-Paterson-Accommodation-The-bungalow-exterior-timber-clad-scando-look

The Bungalow | Think Big, Build Small | Sustainable Lux Living

Think big, build small has been our little adage at the Origins Guide. As general manager of The Sociable Weaver, Reece has admirable aspirations to help design and construct a more sustainable way of living. The Bungalow is his take on what modern, design forward, sustainable living represents. We had a chat to Reece about his passion, inspiration and what guests love about their stay.

READ MORE
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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
Gabion-Hill-glenlyon_gabion_wall_exterior

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.

READ MORE
Red_Hill_Luxury_Accommodation_Polperro_winery_farmhouse

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.

READ MORE
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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.

READ MORE
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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!

READ MORE
Wye_River_accommodation_sea_views_from_living_area

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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