Barnsley House
Sunny conservatory
Barnsley's Romantic Fountain
Beautiful Elizabeth retreat
Outside the conservatory

Barnsley House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 5 John Street, Beechworth, Victoria 3747

Phone: 03 5728 1037  

Email: info@barnsleyhouse.com.au
Web: barnsleyhouse.com.au

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Eileen and Steve invite you to relax, indulge and enjoy historic Barnsley House (circa 1859) Beechworth's most romantic, charming and stylish bed & breakfast for couples.

Set amongst delightful formal gardens, the beautifully appointed home offers five luxury retreats. All retreats have private bathrooms, two with double spa / shower, one with an antique claw foot bath / shower and two have walk-in shower ensuites.

All retreats have television with DVD player, split system heating / cooling, fridge, tea and coffee, luxury toiletries. antique furnishings, comfortable queen or king beds and quality bed linen / quilts to ensure a good night's sleep. All retreats also have a private verandah with seating overlooking the garden. Free wireless internet is available.

The ambience is luxurious, relaxed and soothing, a memorable getaway for a night or a whole week. The elegant guest lounge is a relaxing space to read, play chess, watch television or simply enjoy company and conversation. The sunny conservatory with full length windows overlooking the inner hedged garden is a treat during the day. During the winter months,open fires in the guest lounge and breakfast room add extra warmth and ambience for all guests to enjoy.

Breakfast offers guests a choice of cooked breakfast options that change daily, including juices, cereals, warm fruit and great espresso coffee or tea served in the beautiful dining / conservatory room.

Within walking distance to restaurants, historic precinct, shops and Beechworth's natural attractions. Cyclists can access the Rail Trail from the back door. Barnsley House is the ideal base to explore the magnificent north east region.

Perfect for anniversaries or birthdays, ideal for couples or small group gatherings.

Barnsley House Bed & Breakfast has been featured on Postcards, Coxy's Big Break and in The Age Epicure, The Age Travel and Delicious Magazine.

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Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Elizabeth Retreat

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One night rate
One night rate includes full breakfast.


Windsor Retreat

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One night rate
One night stay includes full breakfast.


Albert Retreat

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One night rate
One night stay includes full breakfast. Discounts for stays of two or more night. See website for full list of rates. Albert Retreat can also be a twin with two king singles beds for a two night stay or more.


Edward Retreat

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One night rate Includes breakfast. View website for details of retreat. Discounts for stays of two or more nights. See website for full rate list.


Victoria Retreat

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One night rate includes full breakfast. View website for retreat details. Discounts for two or more night stays. See website for full rates list.


Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Elizabeth Retreat

Decorated in shades of rose, cream and green. Features a cast iron cream antique style queen bed,split system heating and cooling and King spa in the ensuite. A special feel offering romance and privacy. Beautiful bed linen and coverings make the night even more inviting. Free wireless internet, television with DVD player,fridge, tea and coffee. French doors to private verandah.1

Windsor Retreat

Soft yellow and cream tones create a relaxing and rejuvenating experience in the Windsor retreat. Indulge and unwind in the deluxe double spa or simply sit back with a good book and return to yesteryear. Features half tester antique cast iron queen bed and split system heating / cooling, fridge, television with DVD player, tea and coffee, free wireless. French doors to private verandah.1

Albert Retreat

Pamper yourself in the comfort of the king size antique style bed in a spacious retreat with bay window, French doors and private verandah Tastefully decorated in cool blue tones. Features shower ensuite and split system heating and cooling. Enjoy peace and serenity on nature's door step. This retreat can also offer twin accommodation with twin king single beds for two night stays or longer. Private balcony, fridge, tea and coffee, television with DVD player.1

Edward Retreat

Luxury plus for the discerning guest! A beautiful ambience in soft green and cream in which to unwind and relax. Features half tester cream cast iron antique style queen bed, split system heating and cooling. Charming shower ensuite. French doors to a wide verandah with table/chairs overlooking the inner hedged formal garden. Equipped with fridge, tea and coffee, television with DVD player and all luxury amenities.1

Victoria Retreat

Experience luxury at its best with the romantic ambience of an antique iron and brass queen bed and overhead lace canopy. Reward yourself and soak in the antique claw foot bath with shower over. Decorated in hues of soft earth colours, this beautiful room features split system heating and cooling, fridge, tea and coffee, television with DVD player and all luxury amenities. French doors and private balcony with garden view.1

Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

To confirm a reservation, a deposit of 50 per cent is required on all telephone reservations for two night bookings or longer. For online bookings the full payment of the reservation is taken. The deposit is required within five days of making the initial booking. Immediate deposits are required when the reservation date is within seven days of the initial booking enquiry (14 days for public holiday periods). For one night bookings, the full night's tariff is required. Refer to website for full booking and cancellation policies.

Local directions

Entering town from Wodonga turn left at round about, or entering from Wangaratta turn right at round about and follow Camp Street past the famous Beechworth Bakery, taking the first right after the bridge into Harper Avenue. Turning left at the end of Harper Avenue and Barnsley House appears in front as you turn the corner. Less than a 10 minute walking distance to restaurants, galleries, stores, Lake Sambell and many other of Beechworth's attractions. For the energetic we have the Rail Trail at our back door, providing an ideal central base for touring this great North East Region.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal lounge
  • Cycle/running path
  • Gardens in property
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Pets not allowed


  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Bushwalking
  • Hiking/trekking

Reception opening hours

Please advise arrival time. Check-in not available after 10:00pm.

Check in:  3:00pm

Check out:  11:00am


  • Visitor Information Centre

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