Stonelea Country Estate offers luxury cottage accommodation and deluxe verandah rooms with views over the rolling hills of the 1,000 acre property, trout-stocked lakes and private 18-hole golf course - all less than 2 hours drive from Melbourne CBD via the Yarra Valley. The award winning restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a seasonal a la carte menu featuring regional produce including salmon, trout, game meats, a selection of French cheeses and local fruit and vegetables, herbs and honey from the property. The extensive range of on-site activities includes an outdoor pool, mod-grass tennis courts, bicycles, lawn games, trout-stocked ponds, clay target shooting, hot air ballooning and a private 18-hole golf course.

The Stonelea Calendar of Events features long weekends with live jazz in January and Opera in the Country in June, winemaker dinners with a guest chef in winter, a gourmet luncheon at the Alexandra Picnic Races in Autumn, New Year's Festivities, Easter specials and poolside packages all school holidays.

There are 27 cottages and 20 verandah rooms with group rates available for gourmet or golfing weekends.

Mid week (Mon to Thurs) entails the Restaurant being closed sometimes along with the actual venue closing at 6pm therefore please note F&B may not be available.

Activities and facilities

  • 18 hole private golf course
  • Bar / Lounge
  • bicycles
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Day spa
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Golf course
  • Gym/Fitness room
  • Ice machine
  • Indoor pool - heated
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • lawn games
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking property
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Restaurant/s
  • Sauna
  • Tennis court
  • trout stocked ponds. Please note our restaurant does get extremely busy therefore to avoid disappointment please call the property to book a table for breakfast and or dinner.
  • Wifi access

Business facilities

  • Stonelea Country Estate offers state of the art meeting facilities including the latest audiovisual, electronic communications equipment and wireless internet throughout the Cathedral Complex and the main building and verandah rooms.
  • There are a variety of meeting rooms available for groups ranging from 10 to 120 people. Purpose-built meeting rooms include natural lighting, climate control, ergonomic furniture and personal service and support from our guest liaison team. 3 large rooms and 5 seminar rooms are available.

Location

Connelly's Creek Road, Alexandra 3714 VIC Australia, (Cnr Maroondah Highway)

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Stonelea Country Estate

Rooms and rates

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from AU$189 per night

Private Cottage Room only

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Bedding configuration is 1 Queen size bed. Cottage features include queen bed, pot belly fireplace, electric blankets, private verandah. Twin share available, please request when booking.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bath
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling fans
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Desk
  • Dial-up
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 Queen size bed

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Rates are for 2 people Extra adults AU$35.00. Extra children AU$25.00. The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults, and a maximum of 1 child but cannot exceed 3 guests in total.
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Bedding configuration is 1 Queen size bed. Cottage features include queen bed, pot belly fireplace, electric blankets, private verandah. Twin share available, please request when booking.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bath
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling fans
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Desk
  • Dial-up
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 Queen size bed

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Rates are for 2 people Extra adults AU$35.00. Extra children AU$25.00. The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults, and a maximum of 1 child but cannot exceed 3 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
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Verandah View

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Verandah Rooms offer views over the rose gardens, lawns, private golf course and 1000 acres of rolling hills.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bath
  • Bathrobes
  • Dial-up
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Opening windows
  • Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
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Verandah Rooms offer views over the rose gardens, lawns, private golf course and 1000 acres of rolling hills.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bath
  • Bathrobes
  • Dial-up
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Opening windows
  • Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • 1 King More bedding options
  • or
    2 singles

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Rates are for 2 people The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions Guests are welcome to stay after checkout to utilise the golf course and other facilties. Reception hours are Sun - Thurs 8am - 5pm & Fri & Sat 7am - 10pm. To arrange a late check in please call the hotel after making a booking to arrange.
Check Out 1100hrs
Getting There Stonelea Country Estate is located on the corner of Connelly's Creek Road and the Maroondah Highway at Acheron, 40 minutes past the Yarra Valley. Drive time is a comfortable 2 hours from Melbourne CBD (subject to traffic conditions), 1 hour from Lilydale or 90 minutes from the airport.

From Melbourne there are several options:

Via Maroondah Highway:

Join the Maroondah Highway via the Eastern Freeway or Canterbury Road . Continue through Lilydale and Healesville, across the Black Spur Ranges to Acheron, about 7 minutes past the small town of Taggerty, 10 km before Alexandra
Turn left into Connelly?s Creek Road to enter Stonelea OR,
the following route does not travel over the Black Spur if you prefer a less windy route, traveling time is approx 5-10 minutes longer.

Turn left at Coldstream onto the Melba Highway
Travel through Yarra Glen and Yea
After Molesworth turn right to Alexandra
At the main intersection in Alexandra turn right onto the Maroondah Hwy towards Melbourne
Stonelea is 10km from Alexandra
At Acheron, turn right into Connelly?s Creek Road to enter

From Melbourne Airport or the Western Ring Road:

Take the Hume Hwy towards Seymour - Sydney
Exit at Tallarook and continue to Yea
Travel straight through Yea towards Mansfield
After Molesworth turn right to Alexandra
At the main intersection in Alexandra turn right onto the Maroondah Hwy towards Melbourne
Stonelea is 10km from Alexandra
At Acheron, turn right into Connelly?s Creek Road to enter
OR, if you prefer not to travel Via the Hume Hwy the following is a direct but more picturesque route to Yea

Take the Western Ring Road towards Greensborough but exit at Plenty Road.
Turn left towards Whittlesea and continue to Yea
Travel straight through Yea towards Mansfield
After Molesworth turn right to Alexandra
At the main intersection in Alexandra turn right onto the Maroondah hwy towards Melbourne
Stonelea is 10km from Alexandra
At Acheron, turn right into Connelly?s Creek Road to enter.
Parking Off-street parking available - no charges apply.
Things To Do Stonelea is located in some of the most spectacular countryside in Victoria, rolling hills, national parks, the scenic Eildon Lake and Upper Goulburn River provide opportunities for walking, climbing, abseiling, boating, white water rafting and driving tours.

Local wineries offer cellar door tours and light meals and there is also antique stores, farm visits, produce markets and local events such as the "Truck, Rod and Ute Show", country show days and Alexandra Speedway Events, the Easter Art Show, Wine Show Weekend.
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