Sitting Room

A glass of wine at sunset on the William Morris window seat.



View from the sitting room across the William Morris upholstered window seat to the Parterre à l’Angloise to the Chinoiserie Fabrique.


17th century dining table, with a bottle of Passing Clouds’ Graeme’s Blend and a hamper filled with .local produce.


Cosy wing chairs before the fire. TV with Blu-ray player and Netflix. Dining area beyond with 17th century gateleg table.

The entrance door with antique Indian columns. Staircase with folding door (not shown). Fully equipped kitchen, including Nespresso machine, toaster, kettle, gas oven, gas cooktop, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, and laundry washer-dryer. everything for a weekend, a week or longer.

The entrance, framed by antique Indian columns.

The sitting room has a window seat designed for two looking out onto the parterre and Chinoiserie fabrique. It is upholstered in William Morris Kennet fabric.

There are two wing armchairs and a 4K TV with Netflix and Blu-ray player.

The entrance hall is framed by a pair of antique Indian columns from Rajasthan.

The kitchen has everything needed for a long or short stay, including a Nespresso machine, washer-dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, and a full range of cooking pots and pans etc.

On the dining table is a complimentary bottle of Passing Clouds’ Graeme’s Blend. Passing Clouds winery is five minutes away at Musk (below Wheeler’s Hill, which is visible from the bathroom), founded by Graeme Leith. They have good lunches there at weekends.

There is also a complimentary hamper that includes mineral water, cereal, milk, biscuits, chocolates and chips.

If you want to go out from breakfast, the closest is Wombat Hill House is only a few hundred metres away (Thursday to Monday), in the Botanical Gardens. Other breakfast spots include Dos opposite the Post Office in Vincent street, the Larder and Koukla in the main street, and Cliffy’s in Raglan Street.  For dinner the Farmer’s Arms, Kazuki, Bistro Terroir, the Perfect Drop and other restaurants can be reached on foot. Further afield are Lake House, and in Hepburn Frankie and Connie’s, The Grand, and Rubens.