Chookery Nook Retreat

Chookery Nook Retreat, Clonbinane

Been feeling a little cooped up lately? Don't get in a flap, get along to Chookery Nook Retreat!

Located only one hour from Melbourne CBD via the Hume Freeway and exclusively yours for your stay, this secluded brick house is nestled among 16 peaceful hectares of forest and farmland.

The home has cosy living areas, a crackling wood fire, DVD and book library, a full size kitchen and games room.

Chookery Nook Retreat can sleep up to 7 people and has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Sorry, no children under the age of 10 years.

  • Bedroom 1 - one queen bed, one single bed
  • Bedroom 2 - one double bed
  • Bedroom 3 - one king single bed
  • Bedroom 4 - one single bed

All linen and towels are supplied.

Sustainable features of this home include passive solar design, additional solar power and hot water system, pure tank water, composting, and a small herb and vegetable garden.

Feed the farm animals, collect eggs from your own hen house, bird watch, enjoy a campfire (seasonal), take a wildflower walk or indulge in a little forest bathing - a popular trend worldwide.

The property abuts the Mount Disappointment State Forest where you can bush walk, bike ride or take a scenic drive and explore local attractions. Bike ride or walk the Great Victorian Rail Trail (it extends from Tallarook to Mansfield), visit Kerrisdale Mountain Railway, drive to beautiful Strath Creek and view "The Valley of a Thousand Hills", inspect the Puckapunyal Army Museum or view the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk at Seymour.

Chookery Nook Retreat is an easy drive from Melbourne along the Hume Freeway, just 7 mins from the Clonbinane exit which is south of Broadford.

Check-in time from 2:30pm, check-out before 10:30am.

"In ev'ry cranny and ev'ry nook
here you'll find a little chook;
so come along and take a look -
you won't regret the road you took!"

Dog information:

  • A maximum of 2 house-trained and flea treated dogs are welcome inside
  • Dogs not permitted on furniture or in bedrooms
  • Dogs are to sleep in the laundry or in the shed which has a dog run
  • Kennels and trampoline beds provided
  • The large shady garden around the home is securely fenced
  • Dogs must be on a lead when outside the garden fence as this is a Land for Wildlife property
  • Dogs stay free
  • Free dog day care available with 48 hours advance notice

Property features:

  • Entire property sleeps 7 people
  • BBQ facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Nightly rates from:

Midweek - $185 per night
Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $220 per night

Rates are based on a couple. Additional people rates on request.

Minimum stays apply on weekends. A one night midweek stay is negotiable but will incur surcharge.

Tariff includes a light breakfast basket of goodies.

To confirm your stay, a 50% deposit is payable within 7 days via direct bank deposit. Sorry, no EFTPOS or credit card facilities. Balance due within 7 days of arrival date or cash on arrival.

Opening special

Valid until 15th November 2020

Receive complimentary chocolates and a bottle of red or white wine on arrival.


Chookery Nook Retreat - Inside


Chookery Nook Retreat - Outside
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