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Bendigo B&B - Heathcote Bed and Breakfast Farmstay Accommodation

B&B Bendigo Farmstay Accommodation

Bendigo B&B accommodation beside the Campaspe river.

Treat yourself to a FIVE star Airbnb rated bed and breakfast that is only minutes from Bendigo, Heathcote, Axedale, Lake Eppalock, Toolleen and Elmore.

At River Gardens you'll enjoy the best bed and breakfast accommodation central Victoria has to offer with a choice of two different rooms.

River Gardens Axedale is a FIVE star Google rated farm stay B&B.

Situated at Axedale, halfway between Bendigo and Heathcote is our new purpose built farm stay accommodation overlooking the Campaspe river.

Our unique farm stay holiday property is suited to guests seeking comfortable accommodation that is only minutes from Bendigo and Heathcote.

River Gardens Axedale is a FIVE star TripAdvisor rated B&B.

Look: alternative accommodation to a hotel or motel.

Our affordable rates make our bed and breakfast farm stay a great alternative to staying at a Bendigo hotel or motel

Book now from only $165 nightly Sun-Thu and $185 nightly Fri-Sat.

Phone Wendy on 0425716369

B&B Room with Private Ensuite

Private B&B motel room with separate entrance and ensuite.

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

Enjoy the comfort of either our purpose built B&B motel style guest accommodation or our self contained unit 

Your private ensuite bathrooms will  delight you with the very spacious showers. 

Body wash, shampoo,conditioner as well as a hair dryer and straightener are provided for guests in both rooms.

Comfortable double size beds and beautifuly decorated rooms await you.

In addition to your own TV and huge DVD collection, your motel style room is complete with a microwave oven, sandwich maker, toaster, coffee machine and of course tea and making facilities.

The Unit comprising of three rooms has a fully appointed kitchen including full size fridge, lounge/meals area, pantry equipped with all the staples you need to start, a 62 inch smart TV and seperate bedroom and ensuite

River Gardens Axedale is a FIVE star AGFG rated accommodation property. Winner of their 2017 Regional Readers Choice Award.

Both rooms are pet friendly accomodation 

Cooked Breakfast

Enjoy a cooked or continental breakfast.

Complementary Food & Drinks

Enjoy a cooked or continental breakfast in your room, on the verandah or in the gardens.

River Gardens cooked breakfast consists of sausages, bacon, eggs and tomatoes sourced locally or produced on the property.

Guests may select any combination for their breakfast.

Condiments include River Gardens home made tomato sauce or tomato relish.

Continental breakfast provisions are provided in your room.

Look: there's even more.

Soft drinks and snacks in your fridge are complementary.

There's no more to pay if you consume the snacks and drinks stocked in your room.

Lunch and dinner can also be provided - 24 hours notice is required.

River Gardens Axedale is FIVE star Facebook rated motel style farm accommodation.

Book now from $165 nightly Sun-Thu and $185 nightly Fri-Sat.

Phone Wendy on 0425716369

Campaspe River

Explore 133 acres of farm with 400 metres of Campaspe river frontage.

Explore and Fish the Campaspe River

Stay a while and explore 133 acres of boer goat and cropping farm in the heart of central Victoria.

There's a 10 acre forest, a semi-dry creek, rocky rises and serenity of the Campaspe river for you to enjoy.

There are several Aboriginal scar trees on the property for you to look at.

Fish the Campaspe river for Murray cod, golden perch, redfin, trout and carp.

White Cockatoo

River Gardens Axedale is home to numerous types of birds and animals.

River Gardens Wildlife

There's plenty of wildlife for guests at River Gardens to enjoy.

You may see kangaroos, wallabies, echidna, platypus and freshwater turtles just to name a few.

Look: birdlife abounds along the Campaspe river.

At River Gardens you can expect to see eastern rosella, crimson rosella, sulpher crested cockatoos, galahs, Major Mitchells, owls, magpies, swallows, kookaburras, kingfishers, wrens of all types, wood duck, black duck, water hen and sometimes pelican.

Bendigo Town Hall

River Gardens Axedale is just a 20 minute drive from Bendigo.

Did Someone Say SHOPPING?

Let me out of here! Tranquility, animals and the countryside are all well and good but I NEED some retail therapy.

Where are the shops?

You're in luck. River Gardens Axedale is just a 20 minute drive to shopping in either Bendigo or Heathcote.

Bendigo city shopping.

Bendigo has all the shopping you could desire. There's several modern shopping centres plus Hargreaves Mall in the middle of town.

Visit the Bendigo Pottery for morning or afternoon tea. Treat yourself to some pottery as a reminder of your holiday.

Heathcote boutique shopping.

In Heathcote you will discover an exceptional bakery, craft shops, antique shops, coffee shops, wineries, IGA supermarket and two hotels.

It isn't hard to spend half a day or more poking around the shops in Heathcote.

Bed and Breakfast Gardens

Farmers markets at Axedale, Bendigo, Elmore and Heathcote.

Farmers Markets - Hotel Dining

Heathcote runs a large bush market on the 1st Saturday each month.

Heathcote is only a 20 minute drive from River Gardens B&B.

Bendigo has a farmers market on the 2nd Saturday each month. Also a huge showgrounds weekly market every Sunday.

On the last Sunday each month you can enjoy the art and craft market in Pall Mall.

River Gardens Axedale is only a 20 minute drive to the best markets in Bendigo.

Axedale runs a local farmers market on the fourth Saturday each month.

Enjoy the market and then partake of lunch or coffee at the renowned Axedale Tavern and Coffee House.

Hotel Dining

In addition to the Axedale Tavern, within a 20 minute drive of River Gardens guests can avail themselves of the best fine dining at the Farmers Arms Hotel Junortoun and the Redesdale Hotel.

Of course there's also numerous hotels, bistros, restaurants and coffee shops in Bendigo and Heathcote for you to enjoy.

Chickens and Goats

Chickens and goats enjoying themselves on the farm.

Farm Life

At River Gardens B&B you can experience real farm life.

Feed the chickens and collect the eggs.

Feed the goats.

Try you luck at catching yabbies in the creek.

Cast a line in the Campaspe for the chance to catch a fish.

There's always plenty to do at River Gardens B&B.

Book now for only $117 nightly Sun-Thu and $137 nightly Fri-Sat.

Phone Wendy on 0425716369

About Us

River Gardens Axedale is a family owned and operated sheep and cropping farm on the banks of the Campaspe river in central Victoria. Luxury B&B accommodation is available on the property.

Accommodation was purpose built and opened in 2015 as a Bendigo and Heathcote B&B Farm Stay. River Gardens Axedale is just minutes from local wineries, cellar doors and vineyards.

Rose Gardens were opened to the public in April, 2019. Gardens are open most weekends from late October to early May. Gardens are closed in February due to heat.

Your new hosts are husband and wife Mark McGann and Wendy Johnson.

Bed and Breakfast

Book our luxury bed and breakfast unit on the banks of the Campaspe river. Spend the night from as little as $180 which includes free NBN WiFi.

River Gardens Bed and Breakfast is situated just minutes from the wineries and cellar doors of Axedale, Eppalock, Mandurang, Elmore, Toolleen, Mount Camel, Bendigo and Heathcote.

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River Gardens Axedale
91 Brownes Lane
Axedale Victoria 3551
Phone: 0425716369
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