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The Rocks Station & Accommodation

Accommodation Type

Self - Contained, Historic


Longford Retreat $210 for 1-2 people then $75 for each person thereafter
Braeside Cottage $200 for 1–2 people then $50 for each person thereafter


  • Breakfast is included in tariff
  • Both Cottages are fully self contained
  • Fab in-house menu – catered by Kissing Gate Cafe
  • Free pick up and drop off from Middlemarch
  • Private River access
  • BBQ facilities
  • Farm tours by arrangement


Set in a 7000 ac Merino Station The Rocks Station & Accommodation offers two beautiful restored and appointed cottages. Longford Retreat with polished wooden floors and tasteful furnishings has three delightfully decorated queen rooms, all with comfy new slat beds and gorgeous cotton linen. French doors in each room open to the veranda each with its own stunning views of Rock and Pillar Range and surrounding countryside.

Braeside Cottage is a quintessential schist stone cottage built in the late 1800’s, beautifully restored, this idyllic cottage offers unbelievable tranquillity and the peace and quiet that can only come from sleeping in a stone walled cottage. With two large and beautifully appointed bedrooms, one with a comfy Super King Bed that can split to 2 single beds and the other with 2 King Singles with a trundle provides beds for up to 5 people.


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Lynnore and Andrew Templeton


175 Mt Stoker Rd, RD 3, Middlemarch

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