Hopkins River Homestead

Hopkins River Homestead
10 4 2 4
104 Tooram Road Allansford Warrnambool Victoria 3280

Enjoy the serenity and tranquillity of this reproduction federation homestead overlooking the historic Hopkins River. This grand home has years of history and many stories within its walls. It has old world charm with the modern comforts of today’s living including NBN WiFi. The kitchen is impressive with a huge 5 burner gas stove and oven. Don’t worry after doing a big cook up as there’s a powerful dishwasher to take care of the washing up.

Hopkins River Homestead, is located at the end of the Great Ocean Road within minutes of Warrnambool, beaches, whale viewing, and 30 minutes from the 12 Apostles coastal park. Situated on 10 acres with 4 spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms it is the perfect family retreat, offering well - appointed accommodation for up to 10 guests. Free NBN WiFi is provided for you. All rooms capture the true essence of the surrounding nature.

Linen and towels supplied

Relax on the verandah and observe the activities of our resident platypus colony, or perhaps try a spot of fishing by the river. And please, don’t forget to bring the marshmallows for the open fires.

Don't miss the chance to explore Warnambool's beautiful parks and beaches along one of the many bike and walking trails, for every age and ability. Bring your bikes and circle Lake Pertobe, check out the views along the Promenade linking to the historic breakwater or ride to the whale nursery at Logans Beach. It's a cyclist's paradise!

Renovating, relocating, between house sales? We would welcome you for stays of up to 3 months. Ask us about our monthly rates and cleaning services.


Free NBN WiFi is provided for you. Coffee Plunger, split system heating/air-conditioning and celling fan in lounge area, open fire places, oil heater in each room, dining room, spa bath, full laundry with washing machine and clothes dryer, iron and ironing board, Flat screen TV, DVD Player, CD Player, double lock up garage, barbecue, hair dryer.

Smoking is permitted in the outside area but is strictly not allowed inside the house.


Bedroom Configuration. Linen and Towels supplied 

Bedroom 1 – Queen Bed

Bedroom 2 – Queen Bed  

Bedroom 3 – Two singles

Bedroom 4 – Double sofa bed and 2 trundle beds on request

Please request the following items to hire prior to your stay

  • A porta cot and high chair: no charge but you must supply your own linen for the portacot.

Bathroom Configuration

Bathroom 1 – Spa bath, shower and Toilet             

Bathroom 2 – Shower and Toilet


We provide you with a starter pack of essential house hold items such as toiletries, dish washing detergent, washing powder, dish cloths, scrubbing brush, paper towels and toilet paper on check in. You will then need to purchase all necessities for the continuation of your stay. 

Public Transport

You can get to Warrnambool from Melbourne via V/Line at Southern Cross Train Station, it takes 3.5 hours. Warrnambool Train station is 13km, 14min drive from Hopkins River Homestead.


  • Horse riding - Enjoy a trail ride along the beach in Warrnambool with Rundell's Mahogany Trail Rides
  • Warrnambool golf club –Play a round of golf and enjoy a refreshing ale afterwards. Rated among Australia’s top 100 by Golf Digest.
  • Tower Hill Reserve –A scenic 20 minute drive that you must take to see this spot of paradise which is perfect for all ages. This reserve is nestled in a dormant volcano and nowadays is a beautiful haven for wildlife. The lakes and wetlands encourage many species of water birds to come and play.
  • The Worn Gundidj Visitor Centre is worth checking out as it features cultural displays and locally-produced authentic Aboriginal Products.
  • Cheese World - Home of the famous Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) Company. WCB have been making high quality dairy products for over 120 years so make sure you visit Cheese World in Allansford for free tastings and to step back in time.
  • Hopkins Falls – Pack a picnic and use the table and chairs on site and there are also toilets on site. There is a very short walk down to a viewing area at the base of the falls so perfect for the little ones.
  • Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village by day and Shipwrecked! Sound and Laser Show by night - Imagine Sovereign Hill but with ships only 10 minutes away.
  • Fishing: Warrnambool has a broad range of recreational fishing opportunities ranging from freshwater fishing in the lakes and rivers to estuarine and saltwater fishing in the bays, inlets and ocean.
  • The Warrnambool Racing Club:  country Victoria’s leading racing club, playing host to 20 days of racing action throughout the year.The number of people in Warrnambool double during the world renowned Tab corp May Racing Carnival.

Security Deposit and Guest Information
Please note we will deduct $500 from your credit card 10 days prior to your arrival. This will then be returned upon inspection of the property after your departure. If we need to make a claim against your security deposit it covers an amount up to $1000, which may include but is not limited to the following:

Excess cleaning fees, Excess laundering fees (inc. sleeping directly on to doonas, pillows, mattresses), Dirty BBQ, Excess garbage removal, Damage or breakages at the property, Loss of keys or scanners and Late check-out.

Our rates are based on twin share. Fees will apply for excess guests not agreed in advance. Please include all adults and children in your enquiry. If you have babies please advise their ages also.

Please note the property cannot accept guests under the age of 25 unless accompanied by a minimum of 2 adults, over the age of 25, present the whole stay. If this rule is breached, your security deposit will be forfeited and you may be evicted at any stage.


  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • CD Player
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Dining Area
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace-Wood
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Plunger
  • Toaster
  • High Chair
  • Portacot
  • Built in Robes
  • Shower- separate enclosure
  • Spa Bath
  • Hair Dryer
  • Dining Table
  • Free fixed Line Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron And Ironing Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Non-Smoking
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Toilet
  • Parking off Street
  • NBN
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Great Ocean Road
  • 4 bedroom
  • Fireplace
  • Beds
  • Rejuvenate Stays
  • Keysafe


Kunal says:
Jan 2020
Nice private getaway.
Billy says:
Jan 2020
Perfect house for a rural retreat. Amazing setting with the river behind and nearby to the beach and towns for shops etc. House was clean and well equipped. All the family loved it and had the best holiday, thanks to Rejuvenate for being helpful throughout.
Tran says:
Jun 2017
Overall the property is more than expected specially the size of the house and the surrounding
Scott says:
Apr 2017
Hopkins River Homestead is a beautiful spot. Right on the banks of a river, and the accommodation was spacious and very well appointed. Thanks for a great stay.
Yontem says:
Apr 2017
A very picturesque property, in a peaceful location. It had everything we needed at the house, rooms were of great size, clean and tidy. We really enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend this place.
Dana says:
Pre Jan 2017
Clean, bright, lovely property in a quiet location.
Christina Lin says:
Pre Jan 2017
"Thank you for granting us the late check out. We hope to come back to it again. Thank you for such a wonderful, well-kept and clean house to come to rejuvenate, thus fulfilling your name, Rejuvenate Stays. I'll recommend Hopkins River Homestead to my family & friends when they travel this way. Thanks again."
Shaji & family says:
Pre Jan 2017
"We really enjoyed the stay at the great homestead. Looking forward to coming for another stay as this one was very short. Thanks again. "
Rae says:
Pre Jan 2017
"Thank you very much, we had such a relaxing time. The house is beautiful. Will be staying again in the near future."
Schutte says:
Pre Jan 2017
It is an excellent venue and served us very well
Girt says:
Pre Jan 2017
This classic, iconic and beautifully detailed Australian home is amazing. The situation too is near perfect, While being 10 minutes to Warrnambool City centre, the beach, 5 to supermarkets, fuel & little necessities. you feel as though the town could be a world away, while sitting on the verandah looking over the river, watching swans, herons and ducks splash about. There is nothing to fault, nothing.. comfortable beds, perfectly clean, all the little details.
Helen says:
Pre Jan 2017
"We are so happy we booked in this house! It is a very clean and very beautiful house! Even have toys and books for kids to play! And we all enjoy the big land and the countryside living style there! We hope we will have opportunity to stay there once again! Thank you Lisa! From Helen"
Zoran says:
Pre Jan 2017
Amazing place in an amazing setting. I'm sure we will be back one day.
Fiona says:
Pre Jan 2017
Really beautiful house in a wonderful location. It was everything we hoped for and more (= cows & river) and we will def be back. One of the best I've stayed in.

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