Coragulac House is a grand bluestone homestead that was built in 1873 by pioneering pastoralists. It is located on 57 hectares of pristine farmland north-west of Colac.
When staying at Coragulac House Cottages, guests can choose from two unique accommodation options.
Monash Cottage was originally built by Monash University in the 1950s and served as a field station for scientists studying the surrounding volcanic lakes. This cottage now offers comfortable accommodation with stunning rural views and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. The cottage can sleep up to 6 people and has a queen bedroom, a twin bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. There is a well equipped kitchen, dining area and bathroom.
Maids Quarters were the original servants quarters which are situated in the south wing of the homestead. Fully refurbished, this accommodation offers modern conveniences and can sleep up to 4 people with two queen bedrooms. This beautifully appointed accommodation has a charming living and dining area that overlooks the courtyard garden. There is a well equipped kitchen with a wood stove, laundry facilities and a spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower and claw foot bath.
The homestead is surrounded by lawns and rose gardens, overlooking countryside with rolling hills and paddocks with cattle, which guests are welcome to explore. Private tours of inside the 30 room homestead with its majestic architecture are available to guests.
Enjoy the peace and tranquility at this historic property that is next to Lake Coragulac. Take a leisurely stroll up to the Red Rock Scenic Lookout which sits on one of Australia's youngest volcanoes, and enjoy views of the vast volcanic plain and Lake Corangamite in the distance.
Located just a 12 minute drive from the centre of Colac, Coragulac House Cottages provides a central base from which to explore The Great Ocean Road. Within an hour you can drive to Port Campbell, 12 Apostles, Apollo Bay and Lorne.
Nightly rates from
Monash Cottage - from $180 per night
Maids Quarters - from $200 per night
• Entire property sleeps 10 people
• BBQ facilities
• Dogs allowed - view details
• Wi-Fi internet