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Clunes, Victoria

Historic Renovated B&B - Clunes, VIC

Listing ID: 505


The historic town of Clunes is set in the heart of Victoria's Central

Goldfields region, 30mins from Ballarat and 90mins from Melbourne.

Clunes is one of the most intact gold towns in Australia,

steeped in heritage with stunning colonial streetscapes, rustic

buildings and great gold prospecting. There's always plenty to do with a

variety of vineyards and wineries, specialty shops, sumptuous eateries

and a strong book culture. Every year the town hosts the 'Back to

Booktown' festival attracting booktraders, authors and book lovers from

all across Australia.

The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, formerly known as the Exchange Hotel, was

established Circa 1853 and now operates as a successful B&B with a great

local reputation. The single storey building features a brick design and

boasts many period features dating back to the 1850's including a

large cellar, a unique ladies snug and original Baltic Pine wall

paneling and flooring.

Extensive renovations have been carried out including the addition of

new living/dining rooms and bedroom ensuites. A largely perennial and

rose garden is framed by the original brick walls. The property

began operating as a B&B in 1999 and has become an integral part of

tourism and community life in Clunes.

The hotel also features:

* 5 rooms - All with ensuites

* Comfortable beds

* Centrally heated / Air conditioned

* Woodfires

* Convivial atmosphere

* Relaxing gardens

* Close to restaurants, cafes, historic precinct and nature walks

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Clunes, Victoria