YARRALEE BUSH RETREAT
Yarralee Bush Retreat is set on 8 acres of land in the tranquil hills of Broken Head with sweeping views of the Byron hinterland. It is the classic North Coast Getaway where you can enjoy nature in secluded privacy yet you are only a 5 min drive to Broken Head beach and 10 minutes to Byron. A delightful spot for a family with children, three couples or six singles to enjoy the contemporary open plan living inside and the rustic exterior outside.
Spacious and open, this house comprises large living areas with a fireplace, light filled kitchen + dining space, perfect for enjoying meals together. The A-Frame design of the house gives an expansive feeling with high cathedral ceilings, a pitched roof and stunning exposed timber beams adding to the relaxed country feel. With a bushland utopia outside your front door, Yarralee is the ideal location for exploring the gorgeous Byron Shire. Walk the famous Byron Lighthouse walk at dawn or a romantic sunset beach walk at the end of the day at nearby Broken Head beach. Everything you need is here. Switch off and enjoy.
• 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 6 guests
• Large light-filled kitchen with new electric cooktop, family size refrigerator, dishwasher + Scanpan saucepans, overlooks the green backyard outside the kitchen window. The perfect spot to prepare hearty meals or create cheese platter and indulge.
• The spacious wrap around verandah optimises outdoor activities in all weather, overlooking the stunning Byron hills, with several areas to sit and watch the sunset or cook on the 4 burner gas bbq. There's also a fire pit, set up to maximise the vista, around which you can sit, eat & drink the hours away.
• Ideally located in a bush setting with total privacy, right on nature's doorstep, yet only a 5 minute drive to the beach + Suffolk Park Village shops, hotel, cafe + bakery.
COOKING AND DINING
A freshly painted white kitchen, central stone benchtop for preparation and serving, along with a large timber 6 seater dining table, all contribute to the holiday feel of this home. Alternatively, choose to eat outdoors in a superb environment connecting to nature. A huge rustic table beside the fire pit offers the perfect opportunity to create a memorable family meal amid the newly landscaped garden. A 4 burner gas bbq is available for guests to use during their stay + the kitchen has just been replenished with fresh cutlery, crockery + glasses for your enjoyment.
Yarralee offers 2 bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs.
The ensuite upstairs adjoins the master bedroom/parent's retreat. A large light-filled room with shower, new basin, sky light + walk in wardrobe/dressing area, it features a full length mirror and generous shelving. The bathroom downstairs services the remaining 4 guests. Offering a large step-up round sunken bath with original slate tiling and adjustable overhead shower. The unadorned picture window allows tropical garden views whilst bathing, to enhance the North Coast lifestyle. Both bathrooms have recently received new vanities, toilets + showers for your comfort and are equipped with hairdryers along with Egyptian cotton bath towels + bath mats
The house sits atop a 1 km unsealed long driveway, beside a lush orchard of macadamia trees. This ensures panoramic views + majestic sunsets from the house, verandah and garden. There are neighbours on adjoining properties but you can only see 1 of them in the distance, so you have complete privacy. The closest shops being Suffolk Park Village are 3.7km from the front gate, so a car is recommended for your stay. Suffolk Park Village has a supermarket, hotel, shops, great coffee, a bakery + bottle shop, so it is not necessary to drive into the centre of Byron Bay unless you wish too. Byron centre is a 10 min drive from Yarralee. Harvest Cafe is 5 mins up the road.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS
There will be a contact phone number if you need emergency assistance during your stay, however, as we value your privacy, you will have the entire property to yourselves for the duration of your visit. A full compendium of the property is provided which fully communicates all of the information you could require, yet we are on hand should you need us.
20 minutes from Ballina airport
60 minutes from Gold Coast airport
2 hours from Brisbane airport
Shuttle buses + hire cars are available from all airports.
Public transport/buses in + around Byron Bay are limited, yet taxis are available.
A car is recommended to take advantage of the neighbouring historic towns of Bangalow + Newrybar, exploring the weekly Farmer's Markets + monthly Community Markets within the shire. The captivating towns of Brunswick Heads, Lennox Head + Mullumbimby are all a short drive away from Yarralee. As are enchanting rainforests, pretty waterfalls + the world famous surf breaks of Lennox Head, Byron Bay & Broken Head.
OTHER THINGS TO NOTE
Yarralee is located 3.7km from Suffolk Park Village. Nature is at your doorstep, so it is essential to keep all fly screens on the doors + windows shut at all times to keep nature outside. This is paramount. Many of the windows are fitted with glass louvres + crimsafe flyscreens to allow airflow yet provide full security.
There is a laundry at the house with a clothesline, should you need to do washing during your stay. The house runs on tank water and a septic waste management system. Please respect water usage and put no foreign objects in toilets. There is a tap in the kitchen to provide clean filtered drinking water.
We can provide recommendations of things to do + see in the area and places to go as well as provide local maps for you. PLEASE NOTE - there is NO WIFI at Yarralee, however there is generally very good mobile phone coverage with Telstra, so you can use your own internet tethering if you require. Maximum six 6 guests sleeping at the property please. We do no not accept Schoolies bookings.
NO PETS ACCEPTED OR TO BE BROUGHT ON TO THE PROPERTY PLEASE.
We love this property and the surrounding bush land at Yarralee. We go to great lengths to ensure our guests enjoy it as much as we do. Please leave the house and surrounds just as you found it, so that others may enjoy it too. Please use relevant rubbish and recycling bins provided.
Thanks for choosing to visit us + please don’t forget to give us your feedback as we love to keep improving our service and product so it will be an even better experience for you next time you visit.