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The Diggers Store B&B: self contained 1850s stable

Front of The Diggers Store property
Very good
12 reviews
Front of The Diggers Store property
Pillow top orthopedic double bed
Shingle roof and antique wrought iron details throughout
Freshly baked organic sourdough on arrival
Record player and a selection of vinyl
The orchard and the hens
Side of The Diggers Store
The grounds
Front of The Diggers Store
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Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Castlemaine, Victoria
A unique Goldfields experience! Stay in a self contained, authentically converted 1850s stable, just a few minutes from Castlemaine.

The Diggers Store offers a unique Goldfields experience in a converted 1850s stable, set behind an old gold-mining supplies store. Interesting artifacts from the Gold-Rush period and vintage detailing throughout, alongside modern-day comforts, ensure a comfortable and curious stay.

The self-contained converted stable sits behind the main house, offering privacy, and comfort nestled within a sweet country garden setting with a small fruit tree orchard, a kitchen garden, heritage rose bushes galore, a 60 year old grapevine canopy, and a small brood of hens.

A perfect romantic getaway spot, or a cosy trip away for a small family, the converted stable has sleeping options for up to four people in the upstair...
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About the Owner, Tina H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Dec 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Alex, Tina, and Odetta live in a separate house at the front of the property. They will meet and greet you when you arrive, show you around the place, and then leave you to it. The Diggers Store B&B and property are there for you to enjoy.
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Very good - based on 12 reviews
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Love this place! A gorgeously renovated 1850s stable, with a beautiful garden and everything we needed for a wonderful stay including a well equipped kitchen, vinyl records, comfy couches, a warm fire, books, and games. Would definitely recommend to other travellers.

1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Tina and Alex were lovely hosts. They've put a lot of love into the space - filled with lovely vintage bits and pieces. It was comfortable, clean, and had everything we needed for the weekend. Our hosts were very friendly upon arrival and didn't mind accommodating us when we needed a late check out. Fresh bread, lovely garden produce, and...

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
person found this review helpful

We loved this converted stable so much! So much attention to detail. We adored the furnishings. The hosts were friendly, communicative, and always available. The breakfast provisions were something else! With house-made sourdough, organic eggs, and the best granola we ever had! We had absolutely everything we needed for an amazing stay. We couldn't be happier. We'd definitely stay here...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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