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Clarendon Forest Retreat

150 Coates Road Possum Brush NSW | 25 Mins Drive From Possum Brush to Forster, Forster, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the most wonderful experience at "The Chapel" we enjoyed every minute. The Chapel lived up to its name Charming Homely Amazing Peaceful Enchanting Luscious Such a wonderful relaxing time with nature, the wonderful decor, all the comforts of home, romance package, scrumptious seafood platter, friendly dogs to greet us, great hosts. We will definitely be... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! We stayed at the "Summer House" ..already feeling instantly relaxed by the beautiful vista from the front verandah, we stepped inside..with the high wooden ceilings, the calming spa pool/ shower room, nicely appointed kitchen,lovely bedrooms with views of the surrounding rolling hills, which provided multiple sightings of wildlife ie. kangaroo, kookaburra and more..not to mention our private tennis court..we... More 

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Lilydale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most amazing place I have ever been too. The quietness and the cleanliness of the home, The Hideaway, was unbelievable. It had everything you could want in it and only needed food and clothes, truly one of the best holiday destinations we have gone to. Perfect for a retired couple wanting the quietness and the the scenery... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Christine for this excellent review. We hope to welcome you back again some day More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three of us, that is my partner and me as well as our Great Dane puppy, couldn't have found a better spot to 'let our hair down'. Wine on arrival, and a quick hello, before opening said wine and pouring a couple of glasses to enjoy on the verandah overlooking the water lily covered lake and vast Clarendon forest.... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Tom for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you were happy with everything as we try very hard to make sure our guests have a wonderful stay. Hope to see you again in the future More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed in one of their cottages twice in the last year and looking forward to the next time. The place offers a combination of relaxation, adventure at your doorstep, country views and comfort. The cottage was very well equipped feeling like a home away from home (including the friendly pets on the property!) - with every basic need and... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Randa for your review -we are very pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was recently fortunate enough to spend two nights at a Yoga Retreat with Alexa Nehter staying in Tara Lodge at Clarendon. It was my second Retreat there and it was just so lovely. The accommodation was clean and my room (large bedroom with ensuite) was comfortable and quite luxurious for one person! One afternoon I had a spa on... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Yvonne for your kind comments. Clarendon host's a number of different events each year be it Yoga,Patchworking,Scrapbooking,Work Functions,Reiki,Weddings - all and more can be held in our function centre with luxury accommodation provided in some or all of the 8 houses on the property More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at The Chapel for the weekend. It was a quaint and spacious place surrounded by rolling hills. Breakfast on the deck was perfection and the walks in the area were fantastic. The hosts were very accommodating and even gave us some eggs when we had forgotten to bring some. A beautiful and relaxing escape from... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. Chapel is one of the eight houses on the 1,000 acre property. It is suitable for a couple and is very romantic having a log fire and inground spa pool which looks over the valley below More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at CFR with my partner over a long weekend - both of us couldn't be happier with the place. Worth every cent! We needed to unwind after crazy working schedules and Clarendon was the best place to forget all your worries. Wish we could go back all the time and definitely hoping for another peaceful trip up the coast... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Alisha. As on site property managers we get to enjoy Clarendon every day and we agree that it is indeed a very relaxing place to stay to unwind and get away from it all. Yet we are only 11 minutes off the Pacific Highway and 20 minutes to the nearest beach so people can still... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at CFR and we had use of the Hideaway cottage... what a great place to stay and a gem and we could not fault it in any way at all... very clean, quiet, secluded and peaceful where everything is thought of, including all the quality inclusions that most places seem to lack at times..... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you John for your very kind review. Hideaway is indeed superb. It was built by a very good local builder and is located on its own private 8 acres of land. Hideaway has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is suited for either one couple or two couples with a spa pool on the back deck looking out onto... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We had a lovely weekend away from Sydney. Stayed in the hideaway which really was as per the name. So relaxing & beautiful. We brought our lab Rosie with us who had a fabulous time as well. The place had everything we could need & really was luxurious. Highly recommend for those wanting to get away from it all.

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Lauren for your very kind review. We love living at Clarendon and we love it when our guests enjoy their stay as well. Hope to see you again in the future More 

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Address: 150 Coates Road Possum Brush NSW | 25 Mins Drive From Possum Brush to Forster, Forster, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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Number of rooms: 8
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