week­ends away

Country Style - - A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY -

VIC­TO­RIA Lusso KV For a late win­ter break in the beau­ti­ful King Val­ley there’s now brand new bou­tique ac­com­mo­da­tion in a loft style build­ing that’s rem­i­nis­cent of the iconic old to­bacco kilns of the re­gion. Lusso KV (‘lusso’ is Ital­ian for lux­ury) is mod­ern, fully self-con­tained and sleeps up to eight, with an out­door area fea­tur­ing a bar­be­cue, seat­ing, plus a fi­fire pit. It’s also ide­ally lo­cated in the heart of Whitfield, close to Pizzini and Dal Zotto winer­ies. Rates are $300 per night for two peo­ple, $750 per night for eight peo­ple on week­ends, or $660 per night for eight peo­ple mid­week. 0400 994 943; lus­sokv.com.au

TAS­MA­NIA Quamby Home Es­cape to this fam­ily-owned ren­o­vated 1870s farm­house on a work­ing farm at Ha­gley in the Me­an­der Val­ley of north­ern Tas­ma­nia. With two nights’ min­i­mum stay, the house sleeps up to 10 peo­ple, there­fore cater­ing for fam­i­lies, large groups and wed­ding gath­er­ings. There’s plenty to do; take your time ex­plor­ing the prop­erty — set on more than 126 hectares — fish­ing, golf­ing or visiting nearby West­bury maze. Coun­try Style read­ers are of­fered two com­pli­men­tary bot­tles of Tas­ma­nian Spring­vale wine when book­ing in Au­gust. 0413 389 425; quam­by­home.com.au

CLOCK­WISE, FROM FAR LEFT Quamby Home; in­side the mas­ter bed­room of the 1870s prop­erty; the sights of King Val­ley.

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