Bright Barn Retreat comprises of the main house, La Grande Barn, the guesthouse, La Petite Barn, and a studio space, Studio situated on a 17 acres of stunning property located in the most glorious of places - high on the North facing side of the Ovens Valley; leading into the heart of beautiful Bright, 10 minutes by foot to the front gate and 5 minutes walk along a lighted path to the centre of town.
Feel inspired by the mountainous alpine views from every window, or feel cosy when viewing the gully views from the kitchen and dining room bordering acres of forest.
Spacious and wonderfully proportioned, La Grande Barn is ideally set up for 8-10 guests; 1 King bedroom and 2 queen bedrooms upstairs one with additional single, and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds trundle optional here downstairs .
Studio Cecile is located in an adjacent building; it is a ground floor, queen bedroom suite ideal for 2 guests with its own bathroom/laundry and a private, double door entrance. It is furnished to equal standards of the main house.
La Petite Barn guesthouse is cosy, spacious, first floor apartment and is ideally set up for a couple, or a couple with a child. It is furnished of equal standard to the main house and has a large queen bedroom, spa bathroom, kitchenette, living room, dining alcove and 2 small balconies. La Petite Barn is perfect for those members of your group requiring more privacy and a separate space.
Bright Barn Retreat is the property for all seasons; luxury accommodation priced for 12 guests 3 additional guests may be accommodated for a small fee, and use it as your base for skiing in the winter, enjoying the cool Ovens river in the summer, experiencing amazing autumn views and one of the many festivals Bright has to offer example the beautiful gardens of the Spring Festival.
Relax in Alpine Luxury Style...
Feel nature seeping through every window as you enjoy fresh country air, quiet natural views and lots of space, 17 private acres to roam about. Bright Barn Retreat is not just a house, it is a property with 3 accommodations set in a magnificent alpine backdrop making it very special in every way.
Wake up to the sounds of our friend the kookaburra or glance out your window on dusk and view the kangaroos milling around your front window feeding on native grass. We have approximately 40 resident kangaroos, they can be very peaceful to watch, except sometimes in Spring when they become boxing kangaroos as the males bid to lead the group. They also like to move at certain times of the day, usually sunrise and dusk. Our property allows for a unique Australian experience, especially for children.
In Autumn and Winter Bright Barn Retreat has 3 wonderful wood burning fireplaces to enjoy, two indoor and one outdoor, adding alpine luxury to your country retreat experience. We provide all the firewood you require, sourced from fallen trees on the property.
There are also two spa bathrooms, one in the main house and one in the bring your bath oils. We use freshly filtered rain water so your bath will be therapeutic.
In Summer and Spring you may wish to open the extensive screened doors and windows of our big windows and balconies to let the best of alpine fresh air flow through. The smells of the cool mountain air at night will sooth the senses. This property is filled with native Australian flora and fauna.
Bright Barn Retreat is fully air conditioned on the upper levels; main house and guesthouse.
Bright Barn Retreat is the perfect country hideaway for large families or groups wishing to connect with nature and to relax.