Main House
The Main House
The Main House
Huge Family/Lounge Room Main House
The Cottage
The Cottage
The Cottage

Old England Accommodation

Address: 8681 Midland Highway, Barkers Creek, Victoria 3451

Mobile: 0407 181 160  |  Fax: 03 5474 3016  


Situated just five kilometres from the Historic town of Castlemaine the Old England Accommodation offers a very unique experience while visiting Country Victoria.

They offer two accommodation options, the Main House caters for either a single couple, families or a group of up to six guests and there is a minimum of two nights. The Cottage caters perfectly for either a couple or four guests and can be booked for one night.

The original Main House was built in 1859 in the Gold Rush era and combines heritage charm with all the modern comforts of today's living. Cosy contemporary fully self-contained, beautifully furnished including luxurious bedding awaits your next stay in and around the Gold Diggings area for a weekend or even a week or two.

Both the Main House and the Cottage sit on over an acre of land and with plenty of seating and barbecue facilities it makes for a perfect relaxing break from life's pressures.

Less than a 90 minutes drive north-west of Melbourne, it is the perfect place for a relaxing escape in Central Victoria and just a short drive to all the other wonderful Tourist destinations on offer including Bendigo, Ballarat, Daylesford, Maldon and many more.

Content: Old England Accommodation & Country Retreat

Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Main House and Cottage

The Main House features a formal lounge and reading room. Including three bedrooms, the main with an ensuite. Lounge and dining room, full kitchen with family room. Laundry, dryer, washing machine, dishwasher and a main bathroom. Comprising of two queen beds and double bunks. The Cottage features a combined kitchen and family living area as well as a share bathroom. The main Bedroom has a queen bed and the second bedroom includes two single beds. Both have full cooking amenities, beautiful furnishings and quality bedding, electric blankets, heating and air conditioning. Both the Main House and the Cottage can be rented either separately or together depending on how many Guests there are. They are both situated on one acre which offers outdoor barbecue area.0

Payment methods accepted

EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

To confirm booking, a deposit of 50 per cent is required. Balance to be paid on arrival. Full refund less $50 booking fee if a cancellation is not advised of within two weeks of the scheduled stay.

Local directions

Situated just five kilometres from Castlemaine and three kilometres from Harcourt. And 25 kilometres from Bendigo.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Vehicle wash facilities
  • Gardens in property
  • Iron
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • TV/lounge Area
  • Wood heater/Pot Belly


  • Birdwatching
  • Animal Viewing

Reception opening hours

Please call or email for bookings during these times.

Monday to Sunday
10:00am  - 8:00pm
Reception hours.

Check in:  11:30am

Check out:  10:00am


  • Australian Hotels Association
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre

Disabled access

Handrails in bathroom and shower. Ramp access to shower and at front door of main house. Wheelchair friendly sink in ensuite bathroom.

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