Escape to a place that seamlessly combines country homesteads, heritage buildings, tree-lined streets and lush parklands with the amenity of a modern town. A place brimming with restaurants and cafes, wine bars and galleries, bakeries and homewares stores, botanical gardens…
Kyneton has a character forged by the wealth of the gold rush and some of the finest bluestone buildings in the region. Today this thriving village is equal parts rural hub, creative hotspot and heritage honeypot, with vibrant retail streets…
Just 70 kilometres north of Melbourne and a short drive from the Calder Freeway or Hume Freeway, Lancefield has the classic air of a pastoral working village but its arts, antiques and eateries will surprise.
At the base of Mount Macedon’s southern slopes is the village of Macedon, with streets softened by established trees and a quiet town centre with all the facilities you would expect of a country village.
Malmsbury is one the few bluestone historic villages in the Macedon Ranges. It’s a small, ‘sleepy’ town with a big heart, charismatic country cottages and beautiful vistas.
Tree-clad Mount Macedon can be seen from every corner of the region, even Melbourne. Up close it is even more impressive; a place of gardens and wild bush, of natural attractions and adventure.
It may be one of the villages closest to Melbourne but Riddells Creek offers country skies, historic architecture and the relaxed country attitude city folk only dream of.
Just south of Lancefield is the historic township of Romsey, known for its character-filled streetscape, award-winning wineries and country hospitality.