The lovingly and luxuriously renovated Riverbend Homestead is the ideal group destination for the complete High Country experience. Recently restored with the use of beautiful natural timbers and a quality fit-out, up to 12 guests can getaway in style at this farmstay retreat.
Catch up after a day exploring, around the beautiful hand-crafted redgum table.
Enjoy time with family and friends in the spacious open plan living, dining & kitchen area leading out to your huge deck. Feed the family with a well equipped kitchen set-up overlooking the comfortable living area. The enclosed wood fire will keep you cosy in winter. The open design will let the afternoon alpine breeze flow through.
Dine on the expansive deck and enjoy the magnificent, clear views of Mt Feathertop in the distance. The fresh Alpine air and views of the snow covered mountains in winter is truly breathtaking.
The master bedroom features a King bed and beautiful hand-crafted furniture.
The 2nd bedroom features a queen bed and French doors to the deck.
The 3rd bedroom also features a queen bed and access to the surrounding deck.
The 4th bedroom also offers a 2nd living space with TV/DVD/CD and is ideal for your little clan with 2 single bunks & 2 single beds.
All bedding & linen is provided however towels are not supplied.
The 2 bathrooms feature disabled facilities and the laundry is fully equipped & spacious.
Keep everyone entertained with table tennis in the huge undercover carport area.
You will also find badminton, crickets sets, a few bikes and other bits & pieces to add to the fun.
See below for the extensive list of TO DO's on this magnificent 150 acre working farm. This uniquely stunning, private property has to be seen to be believed and will suit anyone looking for quality time, comfort & something a little bit special with family or friends!
- Fully self contained house
- Sleeps 12
- King bed & TV in master bedroom
- Queen bed in 2nd bedroom
- Double bed in 3rd bedroom
- 2 x bunk/2 x single & TV in 4th bedroom
- Well equipped kitchen
- Fridge - full size
- Oven/stove - electric
- Digital flat screen TV/DVD
- Surround sound
- All bedding & linen provided
- Bath - standard
- Shower - over bath
- Toilet - in bathroom
- Toilet - separate
- Private laundry
- Clothes dryer
- Iron & ironing board
- Laundry Trough
- Washing machine - top loader
- Washing line
- BBQ - 4 burner gas
- Outdoor setting
- Off street parking
- Disabled facilities
- Wood fire - enclosed
- Heating - electric wall
- River frontage
- Ceiling fans
- Mountain Views
- Private location
The Riverbend Property
Riverbend Homestead is situated on a private 150 acre working farm nestled in the Ovens Valley. The Ovens River runs a 3.5km stretch through the property which is surrounded by State Forest just waiting to be explored.
*Fish your private dam stocked with fish for the budding fisherman.
*Take a dip in your pristine & refreshing, private river swimming hole or explore the river trail. The ideal way to cool off in Summer!
*Bring your trail bikes to hit the many trails winding around the property, great for kids or a truly exciting family experience.
*Feed the chickens, Pat the sheep, Come face to face with the alpaca! A true, hands on farm experience for all ages.
*For a more relaxed visit, bring your boots for some amazing bushwalking in Alpine National Park.
*Horse lovers are welcome to bring their friendly horses by arrangement and give yourself a guided tour of the property by horseback. Provisions are available to house your friends if arranged.
*Kids will love the numerous farm animals on the property - Cows, sheep, chickens and more. A real treat for a kid from the city... or any young spirit for that matter!
The spectacular Mt. Feathertop provides the backdrop with is snow capped peaks in Winter, the property is only a short drive to Mt Hotham & Falls Creek and only 5 minutes from all that Bright has to offer.
The best of both worlds for sure at Riverbend Homestead.
Serenity just 5 minutes drive from Bright!
There are so many reasons why you will keep coming back to beautiful Bright. Every season is a new experience and there is something on offer for every holiday maker.
Take a dip in the sparkling Ovens River, make the most of the swimming hole with water slide!
Take in the fresh Alpine air with a leisurely walk along 1 of many tracks or take a more challenging mountain hike.
Catch your own dinner of fresh trout (or cheat at the trout farm).
Hit the slopes in winter with easy access to Mt Hotham, Falls Creek AND Mt Buffalo.
Take a tour of the award winning local wineries & breweries or enjoy a leisurely lunch in the sunshine.
Take to the skies in a micro-light or try paragliding for the more adventurous!
Get involved in the many festivals & special events held throughout the year.
Lose the kids in the 'Wandi Maze', living hedge maze & cafe.
Enjoy local produce & quality dining at chef's hat restaurants & award winning cafes.
Get on 2 wheels on the 'Rail Trail' or challenge yourself with mountainous road ascents & exhilarating downhill tracks.
Explore the region along the Great Alpine Road - Beechworth, Yackandandah, King Valley, Milawa and the rest!
You get the idea, we could go on & on but best you come and find out for yourself!