Taringa Farmhouse

  • Taringa Farmhouse
    Taringa Farmhouse
  • Taringa Stud
    Taringa Stud
  • The kitchen
    The kitchen
  • Bedroom 1
    Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 2
  • Taringa Stud on a late winter's afternoon
    Taringa Stud on a late winter's afternoon
  • The new bathroom
    The new bathroom
  • The Mares
    The Mares
  • Sweetie, my pig
    Sweetie, my pig
  • Kangaroo Creek on the property
    Kangaroo Creek on the property
  • Crimson Rosella
    Crimson Rosella
The Farmhouse is the last place on a dead end dirt road and on a 75 acre horse stud. Surrounded by the Wombat Forest, it overlooks a beautiful eucalypt forest and Kangaroo Creek meanders along at the bottom of the hillside.

Harmony on a Farmhouse 9 kms from Daylesford

Glenlyon, VIC [Location map...]
Up to 6 people, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
Minimum nights: 2
Availability and Pricing
For  night.
Estimated price:

Average Rating Guest reviews average: 4.6/5

From $1050 per night 6 persons per week
"Beautiful countryside & farm. Being greeted by the resident Peacock was amazing and along with the Horses, Kangaroos, Wallabies, what more can I say. We had a whole lot of rain whilst we were there b..."
   Guest rating: 5/5 - Tory, -Jan '11

"Hikes in the forest"
   Guest rating: 3/5 - Nell, -Aug '10

"Fantastic setting, quiet and peaceful. The house was comfortable and had everything you need for a 'home away from home'. "
   Guest rating: 5/5 - Carey, VICTORIA -Nov '09

"It was fantastic nice and quiet,lovely little house,nice and clean,beautiful animals,peaceful and relaxing.Galena is very friendly and helpful.Will be back for sure!!!!!"
   Guest rating: 5/5 - Jennifer, VIC -Oct '09

"Galena is an excellent and attentive host ensuring that all needs are met expediently and is very generous with her time. My two young boys were delighted to be able to feed and interact with her anim..."
   Guest rating: 5/5 - Roy, VIC -Sep '09

"A very comfortable and spacious farmhouse. Peaceful, with superb outlook over the bush and hills. We were extremely happy with the experience and will be staying again. Plenty of wildlife. Extremel..."
   Guest rating: 5/5 - Roy, VIC -May '09

"Very relaxing stay! Charming farmhouse with all you could need including spectacular views! Family friendly, kids loved Sweetie the pig! Will be back for sure!"
   Guest rating: 4/5 - Annette, VIC -Jan '09


Cottage, Holiday house

Taringa Farmhouse is an uncomplicated family home. No lacey curtains or bowls of potpouri. It's roomy and sunny, has polished wooden floors and comfortable beds. Two queen beds, 2 singles, perfect for a family or a couple who want a hideaway. Pets are welcome but doggies need to be indoors overnight because of the wildlife grazing outside after dark.

If you are seeking total privacy then this is the place for you. It's in the bush, wildlife all about and if you don't plan to eat at restaurants every night, it has everything you'll need. A home away from home...

Languages spoken: English(Conversation)  German(Basic)  Italian(Basic)


Glenlyon is a quaint village 10 minutes from Daylesford.

My advice is to give the shopping a break, why bother driving, everything is here, all you need is food... and a wine or two isn't bad, sitting on the verandah in the afternoons watching the horses grazing on the hillside. That's what I do, hic!


Totally private, peaceful and no neighbours. The house has views from all rooms and it's a 5 minute walk to Kangaroo Creek which meanders through the property. Harmony on a wildlife sanctuary.

Taringa is an accredited Humane Society International Sanctuary and has Land for Wildlife staus. I am surrounded by birds and animals in this private little valley and you'll be undisturbed unless you wander over to my place to say hello or if you need anything.

Holiday experiences

Adult retreat, Art & Craft, Birdwatching, Body Treatments, Bushwalking & wilderness, Eco-friendly, Farmland Experiences, Fishing, Gay & Lesbian friendly, Golf, Great view, Horse riding, Massage, Museums and Galleries, Pet friendly, Romantic getaway, Wedding venue, Wine Appreciation, Winter Holiday


Balcony, BBQ, BBQ - Gas, Books/Magazines Supplied, Camping, CD Player, Cooking facilities, DVD, Fans (ceiling/standard), Fireplace, Gas stove, Hair dryer, Iron and ironing board, Kitchen, Lake nearby, Log fires, Microwave, Parking, Pets Welcome Indoors, Stereo, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Television, Undercover or off street parking, VCR, Videos/DVDs Supplied

Adult retreat

Tranquil and quiet with no interruptions

Art & Craft

Art and Craft experiences located nearby

Body Treatments

Body treatment services located nearby.

Daylesford is the spa centre of Australia and has many body treatment centres.

Bushwalking & wilderness

Bushwalking and wilderness experiences available on-site, Bushwalking and wilderness experiences located nearby.

Taringa is surrounded by the Wombat State Forest with heaps of walking trails and a myriad of wildlife and birdlife.


Bio-diverse setting, Ecological activities nearby, Recycling facilities available.

Taringa Farmhouse and Taringa Stud have Land for Wildlife status. The riparian zone has been rehabilitated by me with the support of the North Central Catchment Authority.

Farmland Experiences

Farm animals live on the property, Cattle, Chickens, Horses, Dogs, Other farm animals, Working farm with some limits on guest access to animals.

This is a working horse stud. Guests can feed the horses which come to the fence at the Farmhouse. The peacock wanders about, I have a dog, but it is not a farm stay although guests are welcome to visit me.


Fishing spots available nearby, Local fishing knowledge available

Gay & Lesbian friendly

Offers a high degree of privacy.

I don't disturb guests but I am on the next property and here if they need me.


Golf course located nearby.

Trentham, Hepburn Springs and Woodend Golf Courses are nearby.

Horse riding

Horse riding available nearby

Pet friendly

Small dogs (less than 11 kg) are permitted, Medium dogs (11 kg to less than 34 kg) are permitted, Large dogs (34 kg or heavier) are permitted, Pets are permitted inside.

Dogs are welcome inside and they need to be in the house overnight because of the wildlife grazing outside. Bush trails for walking are everywhere and they can wander along Kangaroo Creek with the dog.

Winter Holiday

Log fire

Rooms and rates


Taringa Farmhouse will confirm pricing, availability and answer any other questions within 6 hours.
(current average response time for this property is 13.2 hours)

Please note that sometimes your computer's spam filter or your ISP may inadvertently block the operator's response email. If you do not receive a prompt response, taking into account that  Taringa Farmhouse may not be able to contact you after hours, you should check your 'junk' mail folder or contact the property with the details we will send in your confirmation e-mail.

The telephone number and contact details for this property will be emailed to you once your enquiry/booking has been sent.

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