BEAUTIFUL FRENCH COLONIAL LUXURY. UN PARADIS FLEURI
St Claire Country House is a new, beautifully luxurious French Colonial establishment that has a separate and private Guest House. Classical and stylish, the architecture and interior design of the Country House harks from the French colonies, such as the French Caribbean. The fashionable Guest House provides superb accommodation for gracious living – it is perfect for socialising and relaxing. The divine common room has a well equipped kitchen, long oak dining table and chairs, and plush sitting area designed for conversation. There are three sumptuous bedrooms, each with a well-appointed en suite. Bedside tables contain books on poetry and philosophy. Bathroom amenities are from the White Company of London. On the veranda outside each bedroom there is a wicker table and chairs, suitable for a quiet chat, read or drink. There is also a fab outdoor dining area on lush lawn surrounded by a garden planted with linden trees, roses and lavender.
FRENCH COLONIAL STYLE
St Claire’s architecture is in graceful French Colonial style. There are steep roofs, dormer windows, tall chimneys, verandas, French doors and rustic shutters. Interiors of St Claire have 12 foot ceilings, oak floors, marble mantle pieces, gilded mirrors, basket chandeliers, floral wallpapers and fabrics, French furniture and soft colour everywhere. St Claire is “belle, gracieuse et élégante”.
UN PARADIS FLEURI
“A flowery paradise” – is an apt label for St Claire Country House. The beautiful interior spaces have flowers throughout and the garden has been planted in romantic style with flowering trees, old French roses and pretty perennials everywhere.
SURROUNDED BY GORGEOUS COUNTRYSIDE
St Claire Country House is on 24 acres at Trentham East. It is surrounded by green tranquil countryside. St Claire is only five minutes’ drive from Trentham Village, one hour from inner Melbourne and 20 minutes from Woodend.
TWO MODES: SELF-CONTAINED GROUP AND B&B INDIVIDUAL BEDROOM MODE
Accommodation is available in the self-contained Guest House mode for groups on weekends (and longer if required) and B&B individual bedroom mode mid-week, for couples and single people.
Hosts greet guests and make themselves available to answer questions if needed. Mid-week for B&B guests, the hosts provide a free happy hour each evening, to enable guests to meet each other. B&B guests are also supplied with a delicious continental breakfast each morning.
THE DELIGHTS OF TRENTHAM
The hip village of Trentham is five minutes away, with its gourmet Annie Smithers’s restaurant, gastro pubs and trendy cafes.
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, nature, specialist shopping, spas, wineries, galleries, theatres, cinemas, nurseries and heritage. These attractions are found within one hour’s drive.
PRIVATE FUNCTIONS SUCH AS WEDDINGS
There is a French Conservatory style Salon, and lawn for a white canvas rope and pole tent, available for functions.
From: $180 per night for individual rooms in B&B mode for couples and singles. From $428 per night for Guest House in self-contained group mode. to: $280 per night for individual rooms in B&B mode for couples and singles. To $900 per night for Guest House in self-contained group mode.
- Guest Rooms
- Breakfast Provisions
- Tea & Coffee facilities
- Wood Fire
- Car Parking
- Conference Facilities