Milawa, Victoria 
Gumstead House


A beautiful bluestone house surrounded by 150+ year-old gumtrees, situated in Victoria's High Country and in the heart of the producers of Milawa and the King Valley gourmet regions. The house was built in 1987 by Roger Brown, a third generation member of the Brown family from Brown Brothers. A private entrance takes you down a 300m long driveway lined with towering trees, leading you to your own private sanctuary. The house is spacious with large communal areas, recently refurbished floors and acres of outdoor space surrounding the property. The house provides a great space to spend with family and friends.

Local Heritage

Milawa is a town in VictoriaAustralia, located on Snow Road, 18 kilometres (11 mi) south-east of Wangaratta, in the Rural City of Wangaratta. It is at the northern end of the King Valley wine region, between the King River to the west and Ovens River to the north (the meet in Wangaratta). Milawa was named in 1874 after being known only as The Square for many years prior. The word Milawa is aboriginal in origin and is said to mean "flat land". The town is the hub of the Milawa Gourmet Region, which offers a wide range of produce.



The house sleeps up to 8 people offering four generous-sized bedrooms,  consisting of four queen beds.





The house provides essentials such as; towels, bed linen, bathroom amenities and kitchen utensils.



The house has free, fast and reliable wifi, and is boosted with google nests to cover the entire house.



There are acres of gardens and outdoor space surrounding the house filled with beautiful gumtrees.



Upon each checkout, the house is thoroughly cleaned at a flat-rate fee, which is included in the bookings.



The pool is located to the side of the house, which is serviced regularly and is surrounded by safety fencing.


The house has a dining area, two separate living spaces as well as, a sound system and two televisions.



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Winery Tour


Milawa is the home to the Brown Brothers vineyards, which have operated in the town since 1889. You can enjoy a tour of the winery, or simply a leisurely tasting at the cellar door and relax on the bean bags with some delicious food and wine from the Epicurean centre.



There are plenty of great outdoor activities in and around the area including; fishing, cycling, walks and hikes, horse riding and more. Click on the website to find further information and bookings for these family friendly activities.

Local Produce


Relish in Milawa's homegrown produce direct from the growers and makers. The Milawa cheese company, Milawa Mustards, Hurdle Creek Still, The Walkabout Apiaries, and The Olive Shop are just a few examples of the fine produce Milawa has to offer. 

Pedal to Produce


You can pick up complimentary bikes, helmet and baskets from Brown Brothers Vineyard and pedal your way around the region sampling local produce and wines. Make your way past stunning alpine vistas, acres of vineyards and plains of wildflowers, stopping in at the local hotspots along the way.

Local Restaurants


What better way to try the local produce than to dine at local eateries. Patricia's Table at Brown Brothers, Gamze Smokehouse, Milawa Provider, The Milawa Gourmet Hotel and The Cheese Factory offer a wide range of locally sourced and quality produce at their restaurants. These are just a short walk or drive away from the house.

Local Attractions


Local attractions in and around the area of Milawa include; Muse Gallery, an art gallery which showcases the works of local artists as well as, Anna Bienvenu Photographic Gallery. A short drive away in the neighbouring town of Glenrowan is the iconic Australian Ned Kelley Museum and Homestead and the beautiful towns of Myrtleford and Bright.


"Gumstead is a great place to stay and explore the region..." - Maria

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