Revitalise your soul in the “Well Being” Eco Lodge.
The 3 bedroom architect designed Lodge is suitable for families or two couples, and welcomes pets.
Purpose built and environmentally friendly with passive solar design Talawahl is constructed from mud brick and recycled timbers. Due to this the lodge is warm in winter cool in summer, but does not have air conditioning. The large viewing windows and wrap around verandah offer spectacular views of the valley and the 3 acre lily filled lagoon. Set amongst rainforest inspired gardens and rockeries providing you with privacy, space and tranquillity.
Rejuvenate the soul, rekindle your relationship or relax with the family, the Lodge will accommodate all.
The spacious verandah wraps itself around the lodge, providing an entertaining area with a table setting for up to 12 people or private sitting areas to relax and read a book or simply soak up the picturesque valley views. The verandah area enables this cottage to be pet friendly with gates to keep your beloved pooch safe and protected from the elements.
The hand crafted recycled timber kitchen with state of the art modern contemporary apliances, is fit for any budding ‘Jamie Oliver.’ Equipped with stainless steel fridge and freezer, dishwasher, microwave, oven and stylish crockery for a setting of up to 12 people. The handcrafted table is more than a table, it is a work of art.
The private heated spa pool, featuring waterfall and massage jets is set on the verandah. It provides you with 180 degree views of the forest and rolling hills.
Exclusive use of the hand crafted stone BBQ, great for outdoor entertaining and dining in the summer months.
The Teenagers Retreat! Downstairs are two bedrooms each appointed with 2, single beds and a 3 way bathroom. A rumpus room with TV, DVD player and lounge is perfect for the kids to enjoy their space.
Talawahl is furnished luxuriously with all the comforts of home plus more: The master bedroom upstairs has a recycled timber queen sized sleigh bed scattered with rich gold and cream cushions. The ensuite is understated elegance of minimalism style, with crisp white tiles and a blue stone rock wall as the feature of the shower.
The spacious open plan living area with large glass windows allows the outside, in. Cuddle up in comfort in gorgeous hand-made recycled lounges. A magnificent blue stone rock wall is a feature of this room along with a flat screen television, DVD and cosy log fire for the cool winter months.
In all our houses we provide complimentary tea and coffee, salt, pepper, oil, foil, glad wrap, dishwasher tablets, dishwashing liquid, shampoo, conditioner, tissues, toilet paper, all kitchen utensils, pots, pans, bin liners, linen, towels, blankets, doonas, BBQ Tools.
Clarendon Forest Retreat - Secluded Country Accommodation NSW - Clarendon is located 3 hours north of Sydney on the inland side of the Pacific Highway.
Clarendon Forest Retreat is a scenic, luxury retreat nestled between the Manning Valley and Forster in the Kiwarrak State Forest, NSW. Clarendon is surrounded by the Kiwirrak State Forest. Many bushwalks are available on either the property itself or in the beautiful adjoining forest
Our cottages offer secluded accommodation to couples, families and groups – perfect for holidays, short breaks and weekends away.
Our eight cottages are spread over the 1000 acre property, offering unique and stunning country accommodation in NSW.
Clarendon is suited to a range of occasions and activities including weddings, honeymoons, babymoons, corporate retreats,horse riding and mountain biking.
We are pleased to be pet friendly and welcome Bartercard.
Talawahl Eco Lodge - Revitalise your soul in the spacious 'Well Being' Eco Lodge. The 3 bedroom architect-designed is suitable for families or 2 couples. Purpose built environmentally friendly mud-brick lodge with large entertaining areas and spectacular views of the valley.
The Sancturay - A gorgeous sandstone & cedar cottage nestled amongst 100yr old shade trees with opulent living area, private indoor sunken spa pool, granite & jarrah kitchen. Take a walk & explore the forest or simply relax & unwind. Whatever your pace, this dreamy secluded retreat awaits you.
Waterlily Chalet - Escape with your family to this comfortable 3 bedroom cottage. Large balcony entertaining area with magical views of horses grazing in the valley and the 3 acre waterlily filled lagoon. Huge private spa pool on the verandah & cosy log fire ensures the perfect relaxing break.
Blue Wren Chalet - Enjoy the country surrounds with your family in luxury. This 3 bedroom, two-level cottage is the answer. Escape from your hectic city lifestyle. Suitable for your children & pets, it is the perfect family retreat. Enjoy a horse ride, play tennis or swim in the pool.
Tara Lodge - 4 bedroom family cottage ideal for 4 couples, a large family or two families, Maximum 8 persons including babies
Hideaway -Idyllic secluded luxury 4.5* cottage with panoramic outlook overlooking a forest valley and dam. Relax or entertain on the large north-facing deck, enjoy the outdoor sunken spa, snuggle in front of the wood stove. Designed for 1 or 2 couples, the Hideaway features two large private bedrooms – 1 King/1 Queen, 2 large bathrooms. The gourmet country kitchen is spacious and fully equipped.
The Chapel - This romantic sandstone chapel disguises a luxury split-level cottage within. A unique ambiance is created by cathedral ceilings, gothic windows and etched peach leadlights by designer Peter Heldon.
The Summer House - This beautiful split level sandstone and cedar cottage offers you a private world in your own country home with panoramic views. The Summer House boasts a sunny position with 180 degree valley views down to a lily filled lagoon. The Summer House has its own tennis court and volley ball net.