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.