Converted Church, Fitzroy
For a truly heavenly experience, book a stay at the Converted Church House in Fitzroy. Built in 1859, this derelict church was beautifully transformed into a spacious, three-bedroom house in 2015. For $350 a night you can stay in the private, upstairs bedroom complete with a queen-sized bed, en suite and walk-in wardrobe. Guests also have full access to the modern, industrial kitchen, laundry and terrace garden. There’s also fast, unlimited Wi-Fi and free parking on site. Just a short walk to the bustling Smith Street, this property offers a unique experience.
Down a cobblestone laneway off Lygon Street you’ll find this 19th-century gothic property, known simply as The Stable. Newly renovated, this cozy conversion features exposed red brick walls, brass finishes, and industrial accents. Sleeping two guests, The Stable includes one bedroom on the mezzanine floor, a downstairs bathroom, kitchenette, television, gas log fire and a courtyard. The property also has Wi-Fi and free parking on the premises. Families are welcome.
Vintage House Daylesford
Designed by Kali Cavanagh, Vintage House Daylesford has featured in a number of international publications and is one of the most stylish properties in country Victoria. Built in the 1860s, the former miner’s cottage was lovingly converted into a boutique farmhouse with room for six guests. The cottage features three luxuriously appointed bedrooms, three bathrooms, a country kitchen and an open-plan living space. Guests can also expect complimentary breakfast provisions.
The ideal place for a beach getaway, this capacious four-bedroom home in Elwood exudes a relaxed sense of sophistication by seamlessly blending period details with modern features and a tropical design. Capable of accommodating up to 10 guests, this grand property offers resort living and contains a state-of-the-art kitchen, open-plan living and dining area, an al fresco terrace and even a shimmering salt water pool. Guests also receive a bottle of champagne and a gourmet welcome hamper and luxury toiletries to ensure a comfortable stay.
Flinders Lane Architect Apartment
Conveniently located in Flinders Lane, within the heritage-listed Bible House, is a compact but clever architect apartment. Featured in several books and magazines, this award-winning Scandinavian home includes two bedrooms, a pristine bathroom and a kitchen fitted with Miele appliances. The nifty, sun-drenched apartment also boasts high ceilings, tactile ply joinery, northerly facing arched windows and views over the Arts Centre from the balcony. Suitable for singles, couples and families, this Airbnb property will make you feel right at home.