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NB : PRICING LISTED ON THIS WEBSITE RELATES TO BELLA RETREAT ONLY. IF YOU WANT TO BOOK OUR OTHER HOME ON THIS PROPERTY (FORESTVIEW ESCAPE) SEPARATE PRICING WILL APPLY DETAILS OF WHICH WILL BE GIVEN UPON CONTACT WITH THE OWNER.
BELLA RETREAT is nestled amongst 13 ACRES of jarrah and red-gum forest situated between the township of Margaret River and our spectacular coastline.
Bella Retreat was awarded the 'Top Vacation Rental 2013' by Tripadvisor.
There are several private decks on both properties, each with... an inviting outlook over majestic gums and an array of native gardens. The property is home to native kangaroos that can be seen at sunrise and sunset and a host of bird life can be enjoyed from the decks.
Conveniently located approximately 5 kilometers from Margaret River town and a 10 minute drive to Surfers Point, River mouth beaches, golf course and our world famous wineries.
Access the property via a 200mt long driveway winding through the forest and once you arrive take the time to observe the native birds, flora and wildlife as you stroll through the surrounds.
You will have plenty to see and do such as visiting art galleries, fine dining experiences, art galleries, plentiful wineries, caves to visit, horse-riding, swimming, surfing and much more. Enjoy the best the south west of Australia has to offer.
Come for a romantic holiday, visit the many festivals in the region or bring the family for an adventure.
BELLA RETREAT provides visitors with comfort and stylish decor and is completely fully equipped for your stay. Your beds are made up and ready for you and towels, bath mats, etc are provided. JUST BRING YOUR SUITCASE!
There are 4 bedrooms :
Bed 1 - Queen Bed - Sleeps 2
Bed 2 - Queen Bed - Sleeps 2
Bed 3 - 2 x Singles - Sleeps 2
Bed 4 - Bunk Bed - Sleeps 2
and 2 Bathrooms (No 1 w/separate bath, shower & vanity & toilet. No 2 w/ shower, vanity and separate toilet)
Fully equipped kitchen and laundry, TV/DVD/CD, BBQ and fabulous outdoor entertaining.
There is a large selection of CD's, a large flat screen TV, games, videos and DVD's, to suit all ages on those cooler nights when you just want to snuggle by the wood fired pot belly stove. For the warmer days, we have standard fans for each room.
FORESTVIEW ESCAPE (Please contact owner directly for pricing)
For those who would like to incorporate a larger group of family or friends, we have our second dwelling situated a minutes walk (80 metres) from BELLA RETREAT called FORESTVIEW ESCAPE.
So altogether, this property can sleep 14!!
An extensive covered deck on 3 sides brings the forest almost into the house to create a peaceful haven in a bush environment and is a unique setting in which to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in stylish surroundings. Native gardens abound and pathways lead you to our dam and beyond, leading you to explore around the whole property
Forestview is newly renovated with brand new kitchen and bathrooms. Beautiful views over the Karri Forest from one of the 2 porches.
There are 3 bedrooms :
Bed 1 - Queen Bed - Sleeps 2
Bed 2 - Kingsize Bed - Sleeps 2
Bed 3 - 2 x Singles - Sleeps 2
and 2 beautiful bathrooms (No 1 - Shower, vanity, toilet No 2 Shower, vanity, toilet)
It has a completely fully equipped kitchen, pool table and piano and wood burning stove for colder nights. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan.
You can only book 'Forestview' if you book 'Bella Retreat' too.
Prices are for Bella Retreat only and unless you stipulate that you wish to take the 2 properties, this is the house where you will stay.
We value our guests privacy and understand that they book with us because they want to enjoy the peace and quiet of the bush setting without interruption. This is why we only book the one party in the 2 properties.
PLEASE CONTACT ME SHOULD YOU REQUIRE A COSTING FOR THIS PROPERTY TOO
Child friendly, we have a small play area complete with swings and a larger area between the 2 properties with spring free trampoline and 'assault course'.
Well behaved dogs are also welcome upon approval.
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE
PRICING ON THIS SITE IS FOR LOW SEASON ONLY ($220 PER NIGHT). IT INCLUDES 2 GUESTS. EACH ADULT OVER THIS IS $30 PER NIGHT AND EACH CHILD IS $15 PER NIGHT.
DIFFERENT PRICING WILL OCCUR FOR MID AND HIGH SEASONS. INFORMATION WILL BE GIVEN TO YOU ABOUT THIS UPON ENQUIRY TO OWNER
FORESTVIEW ESCAPE PRICING IS $200 WITH SAME TERMS AS ABOVE.Read more
Bella Retreat & Forestview Escape Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia
Additional Location Information
If you love the peace and tranquillity of a beautiful forest setting but love also to be centrally located then this is the property for you. Margaret River is a very special place which needs to be experienced as it is one of the most beautiful areas in south Western Australia. The surrounding area will leave you with plenty to do but the best part of all is just enjoying the surroundings of your 'home away from home' for the time you spend here.
Located half way between Margaret River township and the stunning Redgate Beach, with award-wining wineries, Xanadu, Voyager and Leeuwin Estate just down the road, Bella Retreat is the ideal getaway.
You're in the heart of the Maragret River wine region and which ever way you turn there's a winery waiting to be explored.
Famous for international surfing competitions, Margaret River mouth is 10 mins drive away where spectacular scenery and awe inspiring waves may be viewed along this stretch of coastline.
Rate shown is for Bella Retreat only. If you want to book Forestview Escape too, there are tariffs for this which will be sent to you upon contact.
Rate includes 2 guests (1 Bedroom), all linen requirements (ie beds made up and ready for you), towels etc. Each extra adult is $30 pn and child $15 pn.
Left on 05/12/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | Mike, Dawn and April.
Bella Retreat was a wonderful and peaceful place to spend our honeymoon. A stone throw from Margaret River and alot of the wineries etc, and a beautiful forrest retreat to come home to. The retreat has every thing you need plus more. lovely set up inside and the gardens and wild life are a blessing to relax and enjoy. Thankyou Belinda and family for a wonderful memory. Mike, Dawn and april.
Wonderful place to stay!!! Just perfect!
Left on 05/11/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | Kat
"Dear Belinda, Thank you so much for our fantastic stay at Bella Retreat. We brought down our friends from the UK to Margaret River to show them the wonderful wineries, beaches and bush Wa has to offer. We all loved it (3 adults and 4 kids from 1-6 years). The house was perfect for two families, the kids loved exploring on the bush paths and 'spotting kangaroos' and the adults enjoyed the wine on the alfresco. We will be back for sure!! Kathryn and Matt"
What a find!
Left on 11/11/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | Deb
We were pleasantly suprised to find this hidden gem that felt like a million miles away from every where but was actually only 5 minutes from town. The property was stunning with plenty of natural bushland and the house was cosy and comfortable and very well equiped. But the best thing was the kids play equipment. The meandering paths in the garden was the settings for some wonderful creative games and the climbing equipment and swings etc kept the kids occupied for hours. Even our teenagers had fun on the huge trampoline! Thanks Belinda.
Left on 11/05/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | Kerry
Our family of six (4xboys) had a truely wonderful experience staying at Bella. All of my boys, aged between 10 & 13, were so enthralled with the bush land the kangaroos, playground and the fantastic fire pit that not once did they even pick up their electronic games. Each boy slept soundly in the comfy beds after spending the day running around and exploring. My husband and I spent our time walking through the beautiful gardens and just having quite time to chat and enjoy a glass of wine in the peacefull surounds while the boys played endlessley. We had made plans to go to the caves and see some wineries but the boys insisted on just staying at the house and cooking sausages over the fire at night time for their tea. I can honestly say that there is nothing I would change about my stay at Bella except that I wish them more rain to fill their tanks. We are planning on comming back as soon as possible, it feels like our home too now.
Tonya and Clare
Left on 11/04/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | Tonya and Clare
Dream location, loved every minute-didn't want to leave-we will be back. Every thing was perfect-everyone so helpful x
Beautiful home, fantastic in every way-
Peaceful Family Home away from Home
Left on 11/04/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | FamilyH
Bella Retreat was perfect for our family vacation to Margaret River. The house was large and comfortable and there were lovely indoor and outdoor dining areas. The children loved exploring outside and particularly enjoyed the trampoline and tire swing--they even saw a kangaroo. The gardens were gorgeous and lush. The kitchen was large and well equipped and the living room had a great selection of games and dvds. The location is also very good and within a short drive to many wineries, breweries and other attractions. We hope to stay again soon!
Completely relaxing; a wonderful break
Left on 08/15/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Perth family
We stayed at Bella Retreat with our 3 children and dog. The house has everything you could need. It was wet and rainy for most of our stay, but we were able to enjoy the wintry days as the house was cosy and warm. Reading books next to the wood fire stove was just lovely. Plenty of family board games for us to play.
Good dog walking close by. Wonderful grounds for the kids to play in. Washer and dryer for all our wet clothes. Huge bathroom and big deep bath.
Sure Bella Retreat would be as wonderful in summer, with its pretty veranda and outdoor settings.
Left on 07/08/2010 for a stay in June 2010 | Urszula
We stayed at Bella Retreat with a group of friends. We found the house to be fantastic in all that it has to offer. We had all the luxuries of home plus the added fun of having a camp fire every night while toasting marshmellows. We felt like we were in our own little world even tho we were only 6kms out of the town (Eagle Boys even delivered pizza to us!).
We recommoned Bella Retreat to everyone heading to Margaret River and it is definitley our place of choice.
A Tranquil Paradise
Left on 05/05/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | Jo
Would highly recommend Bella Retreat...The moment you arrive you relax,,,,The gardens are amazing, the house is amazing, there is nothing you want for,,, you could be anywhere in the world it is that great....We love it & will return & return & return
A Magical and Serene Stay
Left on 04/30/2010 for a stay in April 2010 | baby.lemonaide
We had a wonderful and relaxing stay at Bella Retreat, taking some well-deserved time out from a hectic working life. We originally planned on staying two nights but ended up luckily managing to score an extra third night, as we just didn't want to leave! At Bella Retreat we felt so secluded amongst the beautiful natural bushland, yet we were only minutes drive away from the beach, wineries and Margaret River township. With the gourmet kitchen, lush green gardens, beautiful big bath and the wood fire, the worries of the world melted away. We were able to totally unwind and forget the stress of the outside world for a magical 3 days. The house was beautifully presented and we were very well-catered for- we couldn't think of anything else we would have needed.
Lovely, courteous and welcoming service from the property owner, often a rarity these days, was also appreciated!
Thank you and we will definitely return the next time we venture to the beautiful South West!
Secret Harbour. W.A.
sophisticated tranquil experience
Left on 04/22/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | Gillian
The house was lovely, preety, practical, uncluttered.
Kitchen a dream, I used every appliance from the baking dishes, toasted sandwich maker to the lovely square white crockery.
Great idea to put the spare shower in the laundry where the kids can wash from the beach, instead of tramping the sand through the house!
The outside area made the holiday. We dined outside every day in the tranquil alfresco.
Location perfect for the wineries and wonderful Redgate beach, as the boys love the surf, this area was perfectly situated.
In all a wonderful home to stay.
A hidden treasure!
Left on 04/17/2010 for a stay in April 2010 | sunnyelio
We absolutely loved our stay there-such a wonderful holiday for our family- magical gardens, peace and quite in this 14 acre bush retreat..we have two boys, 8 & 10 who loved the enclosed trampoline and the large wooden climbing frames. The house had everything we needed and such great rustic style! When we had to drag ourselves away to do shopping etc,it was only a 5 min drive to the centre of Margaret river town. We would most definitely stay there again and next time we will bringing another family to experience this fabulous haven!
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