A mere two hours from the bustling heart of Melbourne, The Glut Farm is not just a place to stay; it's an immersion into sustainable luxury, perfectly aligning with our innate longing for tranquillity and a genuine bond with the natural world.
Guests at The Glut Farm are welcomed each morning by the stunning vistas of Mt Cole and Mt Lonarch, beautifully framed in every window of the modern farmhouse. Akin to dynamic and living works of art these captured views serve as an immersive invitation to connect with the tranquil beauty of the Goldfields region. Within the farmhouse, elegance meets comfort in a thoughtfully designed space featuring three bedrooms, two well-appointed bathrooms, and a generous open-plan country style kitchen and living area. This harmonious blend of luxury and warmth ensures that each stay is as comfortable as it is stylish.
The Glut Farm unfolds over 100 acres of nature's playground, where kangaroos and wallabies are your morning greeters, and echidnas offer a unique peek into Australia's diverse fauna. The farm doesn't just accommodate you; it accommodates a whole ecosystem, with ethically raised chickens playing their part in this ecological symphony.
Adventure enthusiasts will find themselves at the gateway to the Victorian Pyrenees wine region's natural wonders. The Glut Farm adjoins the Mt Cole State Forest, home to a myriad of walking and biking trails, including the renowned Beeripmo Trail, suitable for both the casual walker and the experienced hiker.
Beyond its striking views, the farm boasts a lush vegetable garden brimming with organic produce. This garden is not just a source of nourishment for guests but also contributes to the local culinary scene, with its fresh produce gracing the tables of nearby restaurants. Guests can relish the experience of foraging for strawberries, kale, snow peas, and a plethora of herbs, immersing themselves in the farm's bountiful offerings. Adding to this culinary adventure is the farm’s woodfire pizza oven, transforming meal preparation into an enjoyable communal event. Under the starlit sky, guests can gather to create and savour their own delicious woodfire pizzas, using fresh ingredients plucked straight from the garden.
The visionaries behind The Glut Farm, Larry and Sally, have cultivated this land since 2014, transforming it from a simple paddock to a showcase of sustainable farming. Their dedication to chemical-free agriculture and sustainable architecture showcases their commitment to environmentally friendly practices.
At its core, The Glut Farm prioritises environmental harmony, functioning as a working farm that espouses the principles of sustainability. With a commitment to low-waste living and recycling, the farm is a living model of how luxury and ecological responsibility can coexist. Surrounded by the captivating Mt Cole State Forest, the farm provides a rejuvenating escape, ideal for those seeking tranquillity and a deeper connection with nature.
Opting for a stay at The Glut Farm is more than a holiday choice; it's a nod to sustainable and responsible tourism. By choosing destinations that value and promote ecological well-being, visitors play a part in nurturing the planet.