• Villa Nova B & B Retreat


Check In: 2pm | Check Out: 11am

This unique converted church is a Goldfields B&B that you will always remember. It's a Bed and Breakfast minutes from Castlemaine and pet friendly.

Beneath the soaring, vaulted timber ceilings and original arched leadlight windows of Guildford's 19th century church is Villa Nova B&B Retreat. Set on half an acre in the heart of Victoria's Goldfields region, this pet friendly boutique accommodation sleeping up to 6 guests, is unrivalled for uniqueness and charm.

Enter via the original handmade double entry doors and be awed by the 1870s Gothic church's original features juxtaposed by quality, contemporary furnishings, luxurious bedding and linen and reliable Wi-Fi. The light, bright and spacious open plan living, dining and lounge area, set on the church's original hardwood flooring provides Villa Nova's guests separate zones to; entertain friends or family, relax with a glass of wine by the fire, enjoy a book in the lounge area or catch up on some Netflix with the internet enabled TV. Designed to cater for one or two couples or a family, Villa Nova has two unique bedrooms boasting comfy queen size beds and an abundance of the highest quality Sheridan linen. The first bedroom is on the altar, beneath the church's stunning main lead light window with the second bedroom upstairs, above the entrance area allowing views of them Guildford Plateau through its large, circular window and a bird's eye view of Villa Nova's open plan living area. The sleeping and living arrangements are both functional and flexible with two click down sofas in the lounge area which convert to double beds - the thick mattress toppers and comfy pillows will guarantee a good night's sleep. Guests are welcomed to Villa Nova with a hamper of gourmet antipasto delights and breakfast provisions, comprising local produce and a selection of goodies handmade by the owner which is sure to tantalise the tastebuds. If nearby Castlemaine or Daylesford's culinary scene isn't for you, Villa Nova offers a brand new BBQ as well as a fully equipped kitchen complete with stove, double oven, coffee machine, fridge and dishwasher - perfect for a home cooked meal with the choice of indoor or outdoor dining!


Villa nova is in the heart of the beautiful town of Guildford, 10 minutes from the arty, historic and coffee culture of Castlemaine and Busy lively town but scenic town of Daylsford. Just 5 minute drive to Mt Franklin and Vaughn springs for great walks and scenic views. Only a stroll from Guildford village's General Store and local pub, make the tranquil, rural town of Guildford your destination or use Villa Nova as a base to explore the neighbouring towns of Castlemaine and Daylesford. Villa Nova is sure to be the highlight of your getaway; it's the perfect place to unwind from the stresses of day to day life, centrally located in Victoria's Goldfields region only 130 kilometres

24 Franklin Street ,Guildford, Vic
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  • Airconditioning
  • BBQ
  • Close to town
  • Fireplace
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Gas Heater
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Onsite Parking
  • Open Fire
  • Pet Friendly
  • Portacot
  • Stairs
  • WiFi
  • Wood Heater

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before check -in and get a 50% refund. Cancel with in 7 days of check in and the cost of the full reservation is non-refundable (unless re booked)