Set amongst 100 acres of stunning Jarrah forest, Hidden Grove Retreat offers you and your partner privacy and serenity in spacious 4½ star luxury chalets. Located just 30 minutes southeast of Donnybrook in Western Australia, this retreat guarantees a relaxing and romantic getaway that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised.
Enjoy a game of tennis, giant chess or badminton and explore the sanctuary’s forest trails, or head out to visit the local wineries and National Parks. In the evenings, relax in your personal hot-tub and watch the blue wrens and orange breasted robins flit about your verandah.
Tony and Tracey Clarke are the owners and managers of Hidden Grove Retreat, which spans 40.5 hectares of Jarrah-Marri forest, with some trees estimated to be around 350 years old. The majority of the property consists of native bush intersected with walking tracks for guests. Approximately 4 hectares of the property is dedicated to an olive plantation, consisting of around 400 trees. The property backs onto Wilga State Forest and features a winter creek.
Part of the property is dedicated to an olive plantation. Tony and Tracey intend to continue utilizing the property for agriculture and tourism whilst preserving its natural values. They also plan to produce jarrah honey on the property in the future.
Vegetation is dominated by jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) and marri (Corymbia calophylla), interspersed with native bush, grasses and wildflowers.
Wildlife found on the property includes western grey kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus), western brush wallabies (Macropus irma) and lace monitors (Varanus varius). A wide range of birdlife is also present including emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae) and splendid fairy wrens (Malurus splendens).