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A Quaint Miner's Cottage In Dubbo Made For Slowing Down

A sympathetic renovation to a dilapidated 19th century cottage makes it the perfect regional getaway.
Sasha Gattermayr

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A Modernist-Inspired Getaway On The Mornington Peninsula

This architecturally-designed getaway nestled in the sand dunes behind St Andrews beach is your next holiday destination!
Sasha Gattermayr

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This Charming 1850s Property Is Daylesford’s Newest Boutique Accommodation

Stay in one of three enchanting properties at Poets Lodge Daylesford.

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This Remote Fisherman’s Shack Is A Little Slice of Heaven

This rustic getaway at Great Mackerel Beach harks back to a simpler time – and is accessible only by ferry!
Sasha Gattermayr

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An Off-The-Grid Eco Bush Retreat Rebuilt From The Ashes

This entirely self-sufficient bushland house in Gippsland was destroyed in the Black Saturday fires just two weeks after it was completed. N...
Sasha Gattermayr

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An Old School Campground Transformed Into A Beachside Paradise

A tired holiday camp in Esperance, WA, is now a picture-perfect boutique accomodation offering.

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A Driveway-Turned-Boutique Accommodation In Daylesford

A small-footprint country retreat designed by Lynda Gardener – her first property designed from the ground up!
Sasha Gattermayr

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An 1853 Daylesford Homestead Turned Charming Holiday Rental

Theresa Albiloi and Tony De Marco have transformed an 1853 Daylesford house into the beautiful accomodation, The Station House.

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A Delightfully Rustic, Country Style Getaway

Book your stay at the beautifully restored Airbnb, Marge's Cottage, in South Gippsland.
Amelia Barnes

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Our Favourite Getaways Of 2019

The best cabins, shacks, holiday homes and Airbnbs that we featured in 2019!
Miriam McGarry

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A New Architect-Designed Airbnb In Carlton

Live like a local at Shadow House, a superbly renovated accommodation offering in inner city Melbourne.
Amelia Barnes

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A Dream Weekend Away At The Retreat, Pumphouse Point

TDF's Chelsea Hall spends a heavenly weekend in Tassie at Pumphouse Point's newest luxury accommodation offering, The Retreat!
Chelsea Hall

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A Magically Restorative Waterfront Getaway In Tasmania

Once a dilapidated shack, Captains Rest is now one of the most in-demand boutique accommodations in Tassie!
Amelia Barnes

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A Former Pub Transformed Into Tasmania’s Newest Boutique Accommodation

Book your stay at Ship Inn Stanley – a beautiful reinvention of an 1849 former pub – now open on Tasmania’s north-west coast.
Amelia Barnes

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Pick Your Own Produce At This Restorative Farm Stay!

A wholesome weekend getaway at the abundant Jamberoo Valley Farm on the New South Wales South Coast.
Amelia Barnes

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