Weekends Worth The Drive

By Sofia Levin 


It’s the human psyche to progress – we’re forever raising the bar and weekends away are no exception. Here are four of Australia’s newest luxury stays worth a road trip...


Mount Ophir Estate

Rutherglen, Victoria

A farm and vineyard dating back to 1891, Mount Ophir Estate offers six accommodation options. The Tower is the most distinctive, set in a French provincial tower with a spiral staircase over three floors. The Gatehouse is the most secluded, while up to 10 people can stay in the original homestead with views across Rutherglen Plains. The Pickers Cottage was originally built for workers and can sleep up to 20 guests. All have modern interiors with antique touches, a charming contrast to the undulating vineyard surrounds.




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