Philip & Christine

A wonderful collection of farm animals, variety of birds and stunning views of the Australian bush and surrounding valley make a stay with Philip and Christine a truly memorable experience. Philip loves to share what life is like on the farm with his guests and Christine is famous for her delicious home cooked meals.

Capacity of Farm: 6
Special Farm Requirements: Air-conditioning, Number of bathrooms 2+
Farm Animals: Cattle, Pig

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Family Members: Philip – Male, Christine – Female.
Location: Macclesfield, Victoria 3782 – 1 hour and 3 minutes from Melbourne.
Closest Train Station: Belgrave Station, Belgrave Line.
Farm Details: Hobby farm with deer, 2 cows, 5 pigs & piglets, rabbits (breeding), guinea pigs (breeding), pure bred chickens & baby chicks, ducks, King & Japanese quail, doves, parrots, lorikeets, often has baby animals, 50 citrus trees (Grapefruit, orange, lemon, kaffir lime & mandarin), dams with trout and yabbies, native birds and wildlife on property. Access to local farm where guests can hand milk a cow and see other animals.
Farm Activities: Tour of the farm, feed all animals, collect fresh chicken eggs to cook and eat for breakfast, caring for baby animals (sometimes), native wildlife spotting (kangaroos, wombats & possums), star gazing, citrus fruit picking, fresh orange juice for breakfast, yabbying & fishing for trout. Option to visit local farm where guests can hand milk a cow (5pm daily).
Acres: 20.
Bathrooms: 2 (Separate from hosts).
Cooling: Air conditioning & fans.
Bedding:
Room 1 – 1 x queen bed + 1 x double bed + 1 x double futon bed.
(Portacot available)
Transfer maximum 6 guests.
THIS FARM IS CLOSE BY TO PUFFING BILLY.

Train/public transport – using the train to access farms in Victoria is convenient and affordable, with trains connecting each of the regions where our farms are located.

Most trains depart from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station or Flinders Street Station. Simply catch the train to the station closest to your farm and your farm host will provide complimentary transfers to and from their farm. Train tickets are at your own expense.

Private car transfer – available upon request at an additional cost.

Self-drive – if you choose to self-drive, we will provide you with detailed instructions on how to get to your farm.