Grampians Historic Tobacco Kiln is a unique building that is located near the southern gateway to the Grampians on a working sheep farm. Situated 3 hours from Melbourne, between Dunkeld and Hamilton, it provides ideal accommodation for those needing a stop over on their journey or a couple of quiet nights away.
Full of history and rustic charm, Grampians Historic Tobacco Kiln is a double brick building which was built in the 1920s. It has been beautifully renovated and restored into a self-contained farmstay cottage.
Downstairs is a lounge, kitchenette and bunk bed for the kids or extra adults. The kitchen includes a toaster, microwave, kettle, sandwich press, complimentary coffee, a variety of teas, fresh milk and plenty of crockery and cutlery. There is also a spacious bathroom with a shower, toilet and basin, clean towels and soap. Upstairs is a loft bedroom with a queen size bed. Reverse-cycle air-conditioning ensures you are kept cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Under the front verandah is a gas BBQ with a side burner for saucepans.
Enjoy the peace and quiet along with spectacular views as you rest and relax at Grampians Historic Tobacco Kiln. Interactive farm tours are available on request. Pat some of the 3,000 sheep and alpacas who are out in the paddock producing quality wool for the world. Sheep shearing can be observed in season. Try catching yabbies in the dam - nets, bait and instructions are provided.
Experience the many wonders of the Grampians National Park when staying here. It is only 10 kilometres to the base of the mountains and there are many scenic walks and drives that can be enjoyed. For the energetic, climb Mount Sturgeon, Mount Abrupt or The Piccaninny - they make up the spectacular views from your accommodation.
Head to nearby Dunkeld and dine at the world renowned Royal Mail Hotel or have a casual meal at Cafe 109. Take a one hour drive south to the Great Ocean Road and enjoy the beauty of this famous rugged coastline, or go further afield to Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast.
Nightly rates from
• Entire property sleeps 4 people
• BBQ facilities
• Wireless internet