Open House this Sunday – Sustainable House Day

Lots of people have been talking about Stay Social lately, especially after winning the Bendigo Excellence in Accommodation Award earlier this year. Big thanks to all those who have stayed and left great feedback. Also to those who have referred us to people you know coming to Bendigo. For those who haven't had a chance to check out our place, now is your chance to come and see what all the fuss is about! We are open this Sunday 29 October, as part of ... Read more

Bendigo Sustainable House Day

The Bendigo Sustainable House Day is on again this year and Stay Social is pleased to be a part of it. Come and visit us on Friday 28th October between 12noon and 3pm. Take a tour and be inspired by all the sustainable features of our property. This includes our quirky recycled timber bed heads and our "Chook Mahal". See you there! Chris and Karen ________________________________________________________________________ MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SUSTAINABLE HOUSE DAY Part 1: FREE Sustainable Business Tours - Friday 28th October Two highly sustainable businesses, Bendigo Bank and ... Read more

Stay social – a food hub first

Our house was full of very passionate and talented guests who took part in the first Australian Food Hubs Conference. They took time out give a chook a cuddle and to inspect our wicking bed vegetable gardens in the back yard. After two huge days the first Australian Community Food Hubs conference was deemed a resounding success by many accounts. Bendigo is a strong player in the food systems of the future and we know that all of our community can benefit ... Read more

Come and visit us for Sustainable House Day

We set up Stay Social with environmental and social considerations front of mind. With that, we are delighted to be opening Stay Social as apart of Sustainable House Day on Saturday 24 October. This is your opportunity to check out our many sustainable features. Take the opportunity to visit 9 other sustainable properties, see a Tiny House on Wheels and hear some really informative talks on sustainable design. Registration is at the Old Church on the Hill from 9.30am. Get your ticket here and ... Read more

The chooks have arrived!

Eight very cute, fluffy and feathery chickens have arrived in the Chook Mahal at Stay Social.  Chooks are wonderfully social and interactive animals and form part of the system to recycle guest food scraps and in return, in a few months time, provide fresh eggs. Come and say g’day to the chickens, they love to chat. Read more

The Beginnings of the Stay Social Garden

Yikes do we have moles here in Australia? Something has taken to the Stay Social backyard and dug it all up! Must be Getting ready for the tank to toilets and garden connections, bike shed and garden lighting and storm water. A super big Stay Social thank you to our super neighbors Tash and Jamie for the loan of their Dingo digger - just like the intent of Stay Social working together and sharing makes the job much easier. Read more

We are Solar at Stay Social

Enjoy your stay in Bendigo at Stay Social knowing that you are using green energy captured from the beautiful Bendigo sun. Read more