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WELCOME TO ELLIS HOUSE – Escape to the Country in style

For as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamt of creating the perfect country escape, an ideal combination of rustic comfort and modern luxury. Ellis House is the culmination of a lifetime’s quest. It started with the beautiful bare bones of a classic 1860’s building, a key part of Kyneton’s rich architectural history. We lovingly renewed the house carefully balancing respect for the building’s original features with contemporary needs.

Inspired by Belgium modern interiors and the desire for luxurious simplicity, we’ve harmonised the old and the new through light and colour. Indoor and outdoor spaces flow into each other, bathed in the serene light of another time. It’s a step into the past that sacrifices nothing of the present.

Now the perfect country retreat for a discerning traveller, Ellis House offers three-quarters of an acre of beguiling gardens, space to comfortably sleep 8 adults, relaxed linens, elegant lighting and a modern, relaxed aesthetic.

I’m so happy to share my dream with you. I hope our home will inspire you to embrace nature, allow the country air to restore your soul, and leave indelible memories of comfort and tranquility.

At Ellis House we have created a luxurious & stylish environment as an escape to the country inspired by our own quest for comfort & harmony in modern country style.

Your host Tracie Ellis (Creative director of Aura by Tracie Ellis)


A large & comfortable beautiful lounge room with cosy aged leather lounge, relaxed linen arm chairs, open fireplace and games table.
Entrance Hall with stunning Dutch Chandelier.
4 bedrooms: 1 King Bed & 3 Queen beds all featuring comfort top mattresses, luxury linen from AURA home and unique French & Dutch Chandeliers.
2 Bathrooms – one with shower, the other with a gorgeous claw foot bath (with shower over) and 2 toilets.
A cosy library with television, DVD player, a movie range and a selection of vintage books.
Original country style kitchen, with sitting area, dining area with an old English farmhouse table that comfortably seats 8. A practical kitchen & pantry including basic pantry provisions; oil, T2 teas, coffee & baking amenities for preparing fabulous meals. A picnic basket to take to one of the local gourmet delis and stock up for a visit to the Botanic Gardens or the Campaspe River for a lovely relaxing day out, or better still just have a picnic in the garden.

Outdoor:  Entertaining deck with outdoor table for 8 people. 2 covered balconies, original 19th Century Summer House, plenty of outdoor spots for sitting and relaxing in the beautiful garden. Ample off street parking.

Cosy open fire places in the lounge & library plus air conditioning / heating & a beautiful Cheminees Philippe wood fire.

The house is available on a whole house basis.

Walking around Kyneton from Ellis House:
20 mins walk to Historic Piper Street shopping and dining
15 mins walk to Mollison Street
15 mins walk to Kyneton Botanic Gardens


From: $640 to: $790


  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Bath
  • Wood Fire
  • Car Parking

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