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Forest Redtail Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Inspiring Forest Retreat in the Heart of the South-West

Relax and unwind in 10 acres of peaceful southern forest bushland backing on to state forest. Sit back on the huge wrap around verandah and be inspired by the tranquillity of native forest, birds and wildlife. In winter, wake to the trickling of the winter stream that flows through the property.

Forest Redtail Retreat is idyllically situated 10 minutes’ drive south of Nannup. Stylishly furnished interiors with polished jarrah floors, cosy wood fire, expansive verandah with forest and water views, and all the comforts of home.

The Retreat comprises three large bedrooms – Master retreat with queen bed and French doors leading to a wide verandah, plus two other large bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one a double bed. Spacious, newly appointed gourmet kitchen and open plan living/dining all with inspiring open views to the native forest.

Reconnect with nature through bush walks, bird watching, exploring property tracks and adjacent state forest; or simply sit back with a glass of wine or book on the verandah.

A Base to Explore the South West

Forest Redtail Retreat is 12km south of Nannup, a charming historic timber town. Local attractions include bush walks, heritage trail, Munda Biddi bike track, beautiful natural swimming holes (including Barrabup Pool), lavender farm, marron farm, cheese factory, local craft and cafes, galleries, spring wildflowers, cruising the Donnelly River and canoeing or fishing in the Blackwood River.

A perfect base to also explore further afield. Within 1 hour’s scenic drive are:

- Margaret River wine region;

- Pemberton – Gloucester Tree and beautiful Karri forest;

- Swimming or southern fishing at beautiful Hamelin Bay.

- Manjimup – truffles and fresh food;

- Historic towns Bridgetown and Balingup;

- Seaside towns Busselton or Augusta;

Nannup is also host to an annual Nannup Music Festival (March), Flower and Garden Festival (August) and Quit Forest Rally (April).

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017


Carlotta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Forest Redtail Retreat
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

How's the serenity?

  • 5 of 5

A lovely well appointed house in a lovely peaceful setting. No TV. No WiFi. Just conversation, board games and books. Bliss!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Very relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Forest Retail is a well kept and well equipped property just 10 minutes from Nannup. This is for everyone how looks for a quite and relaxing stay in a good quality property.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Simply beautiful secluded country property!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing house on a stunning property! Everything and more from what we were hoping for with our family time away.

The house itself is beautifully appointed with a fabulous upgraded kitchen, great bathroom with gorgeous claw foot bathtub big enough to get in with my 3 kids and good water pressure for shower is always a bonus when staying in the country! Master bedroom is breathtaking being able to lay there and watch the stars at night through the enormous window doors that open up to the wrap around verandah. All beds extremely comfy and clean! Large dining table plus outdoor wooden table was perfect for a big family. Log fire was great for the cooler nights and warmed the whole house.

The property was so peaceful and we could hear the creek from the house. lovely open space for the kids to play and the tracks around the property and through the little pine forest were perfect for exploring! Plentiful birdlife around and blue wrens everywhere!!! Kids easily entertained themselves without tv for 5 days just through exploring and adventures around the property.

Just 10min drive to beautiful nannup town centre.

The owners were fantastic and went above and beyond to help and assist. We can not fault anything about this property and look forward to making it back again in the not so distant future!!

Hidden country gem!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Beautiful House & Property

  • 5 of 5

3 of us stayed for 2 nights last weekend and it was absolutely gorgeous! A beautiful house surrounded by open green spaces, forest, a dam and even a little babbling creek. Having no tv was a great reason to sit out on the wide verandah, listen to the birds and running water, and watch the rabbits hopping in and out of the bushes ... sheer bliss! (I loved the big oven too.) :)

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful location, looking out over the dam and forest. We enjoyed watching the wildlife from the verandah. The house itself was very comfortable and the log fire kept us cosy and warm.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Great retreat!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely, peaceful and comfortable. Fantastic veranda to while away the afternoon.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

Forest and Nannup town





  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 5 guests

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