I have stayed here several times, and was introduced to it by a friend who has stayed here over ten times.
I cannot recommend this place highly enough. If you want peace and quiet, they have it.
If you want nature, then you can leave crumbs on the verandah and watch the many local wild birds stop by and enjoy a snack. Or perhaps watch the kangaroos at dawn.
If you want luxury, sip local wines in your outdoor spa.
If you want comfort living, then cook dinner on the wood stove and relax with a game of scrabble by the fireplace.
If you want location, then walk 20 metres from your chalet or room to the banks of the Blackwood River.
If you want tranquil, wander the beautiful gardens surrounding the property.
This is the best place for grown-ups looking for country luxury, and although there is excellent 3G coverage, you will want to turn your phone off and sleep in, and enjoy this spot of WA south west paradise...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Redgum Hill Country Retreat is nestled on 11 acres on the Blackwood River in the Blackwood River Valley on Tourist Drive 251 in the heart of the south west of Western Australia, an extremely convenient place to stay if travelling around to surrounding wineries, forests, beaches and general south west tourist attractions.Our accommodation comprises the owner's residence, AAA 4 star rated DUFFY'S COTTAGE being 1 x 3 bedroom, 1 x bathroom two storey self-contained loft cottage (sleeps 4 - 8), AAA 3 1/2 star rated GUMNUT COTTAGE being 1 loft bedroom two storey self-contained cottage (sleeps 2), AAA 4 star 2 bedroom 2 bathroom guest wing(sleeps 4 - 6) overlooking garden. All accommodation has covered verandahs or balconies overlooking the garden or the river from which guests can enjoy the birds or read in the serenity of the country environment. Duffy's Cottage is wheelchair friendly. The cottages have wood fires for winter and air conditioning for summer. Our cottages are quaint, comfortable, clean and elegantly casual. The guest wing has reverse-cycled airconditioning, ceiling fans and cross ventilation doors and windows. Redgum Hill Country Retreat boasts over 68 varities of birds including the splendid blue wren, golden whistler, brown honeyeater, firetailed finch, emu, red tailed cockatoo, carnaby cockatoo, button quaile, rainbow bee eater (occassionaly) and much more, a joy to sit and watch.Enjoy strolling through the 4 acre gardens and ponds or walk around the property to the arboretum. This walk is substantial but easy. With 48 hours notice we can provide gourmet weekend food hampers, fully cooked breakfasts, BBQ packs, dinner provided to your accommodation or a three course meal in the licensed dining room (minimum 8 people)by the fire. Redgum Hill Country Retreat is small, private country property in the picturesque Blackwood River Valley. ... more less
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