Melbourne Tourism welcomes The Castle Keep B&B in Stirling, for all your accommodation and travel needs, book your holiday today.Experience the Magic! A multi-storied enchanting, romantic castle-like retreat, the Castle Keep B&B at Thorngrove is constructed from Angaston white marble, with the romance of an embellished stone working baronial fireplace. Features include early nineteenth century high backed, ornately carved English oak bed (Californian king size), original hand coloured steel engravings 1776 hand painted central rib vaulted ceilings, stone spiral staircase, mullioned and lancet windows, stone flagged floor and walls, spacious two person en suite corner spa bath and ground floor kitchenette area with stainless steel appliances. Nineteenth century Georgian high back upholstered fireside double chair and eighteenth century English carved oak coffer complete this romantic fairytale setting. The retreat has open plan first floor bed/living/sitting area at the top of a stone spiral staircase, ground floor bathroom with large corner spa bath, kitchenette, hallway entry from garden, private rustic flagstone paved and hedged courtyard with outdoor setting, first floor Juliet balcony through gothic arched and shuttered French doors, wide screen high-definition free view digital LCD/DVD BluRay and iPod dock. ...
The Castle Keep B&B has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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