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WILD DUCK RETREAT - luxury accommodation

3 reviews
Exterior at THE RETREAT
One of our favourite walks
Sitting/Dining Room
Sitting Room/DIning Room and that view
2nd Loo
Bathroom with underfloor hearing and marbles tiles
View from the Bathroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 and the view
Bedroom 1
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Heathcote, Victoria
Photographers, writers, artists, families and seekers of rest and relaxation need look no further!

With reverse cycle heating/aircon, this 5* contemporary accommodation, set in 100 acres of spectacular, picturesque countryside, is a rural paradise.

WILD DUCK RETREAT is available for bookings from 2 nights and upwards, so rates are negotiable for longer bookings.

THE RETREAT has 2 x double bedrooms (with Eco linen and designer furnishings), a wonderful marble-tiled bathroom with under floor heating, a separate loo with sink, and a fantastic sitting room/dining room with limed-oak floors, and floor to ceiling windows with views out over the stunning Central Victorian countryside.

There are 3 large sofas in the sitting room, one folds out to make a comfy double bed - the accommodation therefore sleeps 6 with ease and is very much c...
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Sara G
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
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Rich H
Warrnambool, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Having travelled around Australia for two months, my girlfriend and I treated ourselves to a relaxing long weekend at the peaceful and private Wild Duck Retreat. After seeing the pictures of the property we were über excited and our expectations were far surpassed.The accommodation was furnished in a really smart and fresh style but still had loads of character and...

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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The property is well designed and looks appealing. Please note that the 'Retreat' is the place you will pay to book in ( the pictures ) and the 'Main House' is the owners family home which is occupied unless they are away for which you will get access to use it as they keys provided are for both properties. The...

Natalie K
Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We stayed here in early October 2014, to enjoy a weekend catching up with dear friends, and to indulge in the delights of the Heathcote region - superb wines and delicious food! The property was recommended to us by friends at the nearby She-Oak Hill Vineyard, and we were so pleased we had this insider tip, as it is a...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 2:00 PM
    1 Full bath
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$500 / stay - Deposit
  • Campervan is charged per night, not per stay: AU$35 / stay - Fee
  • Additional Çhildren to total of 4 guest, per night: AU$35 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: AU$50 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee beyond 2 nights is charged per night, not per stay: AU$25 / stay - Fee
  • Additional guests beyond 4 per night: AU$75 / stay - Fee
  • Campers are charged per night whether in tents or campervan: AU$15 / stay - Fee
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Railway: 50: 0.0 km
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