SMALL LUXURY FRENCH COUNTRY HOUSE
St Claire Country House is a new, beautifully luxurious French Colonial residence that sleeps up to 24 people in 9 bedrooms. The 9 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms are located across the East and West Wings. There is a central building called the Salon that is the gathering place. It has a large designer kitchen, a long French dining table that seats 24, a lounge area around an open fire place that seats 24 and a home theatre. There are two outdoor living areas on lush lawn. A one acre romantic garden around the residence completes the picture.
St Claire Country House is on 24 acres at Trentham East. It is surrounded by tranquil rolling countryside. St Claire is only five minutes’ drive from Trentham Village, one hour from inner Melbourne and 20 minutes from Woodend, Daylesford and Kyneton.
ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS
St Claire’s architecture is in graceful French Colonial style, harking from where the French had colonies. There are steep roofs, dormer windows, tall chimneys, verandas, French doors and rustic shutters. The interiors of St Claire have 12 foot ceilings, oak floors, marble mantle pieces, gilded mirrors, basket chandeliers, French furniture and soft colour everywhere. Wallpapers and fabrics are by Designers Guild and Sanderson.
THE DELIGHTS OF TRENTHAM
The village of Trentham is five minutes away, with its gourmet Annie Smithers’ restaurant, gastro pubs, trendy cafes and specialist shops.
EXPLORE THE REGION
St Claire Country House is the perfect base from which to explore the region. There are key attractions such as gourmet eateries, gardens, walks, forest, specialist shopping, spas, wineries, galleries, cinemas, nurseries and heritage. These attractions are found within 30 minutes’ drive.
PRIVATE FUNCTIONS SUCH AS WEDDINGS
There is a French Salon and North Lawn available for private functions.
From: $1,000 per night mid-week to: $1,600 per night on weekends
- Guest Rooms
- Tea & Coffee facilities
- Wood Fire
- Car Parking
- Conference Facilities