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Retro Retreat @Forrest

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

The Retro Retreat is a self-contained holiday house in the heart of Forrest. It is close to the Southern MTB Trailhead (100 metres) and a short stroll to the Forrest Brewery, Guesthouse and General Store making it the perfect location for a mountainbikers weekend away. For those not into biking there are plenty of other options. Bushwalks around Lake Elizabeth to see the platypus, the Barwon Dam, nearby waterfalls or simply relax on the deck or in front of the fire with a good book.The house is spacious with a definite retro theme to its interior. Comprising of two bedrooms, dining room, lounge room, kitchen, bathroom and separate toilet. A large balcony extends along the back of the house with comfortable lounge seating and a gas BBQ. The deck overlooks the large backyard and beyond to the hills and dam. Ducks wander up daily and many native birds nest in the trees. A fire pit and seating complete the yard and make for a great night outdoors when the weather permits. Please note this is not available during fire restriction periods.

Enjoy a TRUE "Ride in, Ride out" experience in Forrest


Sleeps 7

1 x queen bed

2 x single beds

1 x bunk

1 x divan in dining room

Pillows and doonas provided but BYO linen

Full kitchen facilities

Laundry facilities


Separate toilet

Ipod dock and charger

Lounge with Coonara wood heater

Split system Air conditioning and heating

Dining Room with 8 x seater table

DVD player and TV

Aldi Coffee machine

Gas Barbeque

Extra shower outside

Bike washing area

Bike storage in lockable shed

Pump track in Backyard


$400 for the weekend Friday to Sunday with late checkout (4pm) on Sunday

$200 per night (2 night minimum)

Long weekends 3 night minimum, Easter 4 night minimum.

More Details

Geraldine Harrington
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018


Forrest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 5 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Retro Retreat @Forrest
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully decorated house is set in a stunning location. A very short walk to everything Forrest has to offer. Super clean and fantastic facilities to accommodate everyone’s needs. This place instantly makes everyone relaxed. We loved watching the ducks waddle past in the morning. Best Stayz house I’ve ever stayed in!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Thornbury, Victoria, Australia

Perfect Property!

  • 5 of 5

The house is brilliant with plenty of space for a good sized group. Kitchen is well equipped with enough for all people and the BBQ on the back deck had plenty of gas. There's enough firewood fir the coonara heater to last a week as well!

Location was great being walking distance to the center of Forrest and the brewery.

I'll definitely use this place again next time we visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Hawthorn East, Victoria, Australia

Retro Retreat is a “Paradise” for bike lovers!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place for a nice weekend, the house is perfect for 7 pp, the location perfect, The Forrest Mountain Bike trails are a red carpet for those who loves MB!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the retro retreat. The property is beautifully finished and equipped with everything you could need. It was also really clean and well maintained. Forrest is a great little town and we'll stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Torquay, Victoria, Australia

Superb location

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property with everything we needed. Clean, welcoming and well maintained.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
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Victoria, Australia

Lovely little house!

  • 4 of 5

We loved this place. Set up perfectly for a cosy winter weekend.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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Other Activities:

Mountain biking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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