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Deshons Retreat

Deshons Retreat

164 Haydens Rd, Kingaroy
(PO Box 1072)
Kingaroy, Queensland 4610

Contact Person: Frank and Jayne Deshon
Phone: 07 4163 6688
Mobile: mobile: 0438 040 548

Frank and Jayne Deshon both grew up living in Western Queensland. Their love of the country and hospitality with large family gatherings gave them a desire to bring these experiences to people in cities whose lives have become too stressful. Six years ago they decided to establish something that they could offer to others as a chance to relax and unwind and discover all the South Burnett has to offer.

"Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, put work behind you," is their offer. "Relax in our peaceful country retreat of 23 hectares of natural bushland and enjoy the ever-changing views from the Booie Range."

Their two self-contained luxury retreats in peaceful and private surroundings are the contemporary version of the iconic Australian 'tin sheds' that we see everywhere in the country, galvanised iron sheeting set in natural bushland. But these 'sheds' are insulated, air conditioned and have that added attraction of a wood-fuelled fire. Much more than 'just a bed' they offer "the total old fashioned country style hospitality and a change of pace in this busy modern world," the Deshons say.

The ideal base for bushwalks, this is a birdwatcher's haven, and wallabies feed close to the retreats.

deshons RETREAT promote and use only local produce. The South Burnett is fast emerging as an area with very diverse produce and together with South Burnett wineries it is the new food and wine destination. Cheese platters and dinner packs with all local produce and home-made items are available.

Each retreat sleeps 4 and has uninterrupted views from high on the Booie Range, under-cover garages, polished concrete floors, king-sized beds and a double fold out sofa with pure cotton sheets and There are DVD's and CD's and a large selection of books. Both retreats are open plan 10m X 5m with no separate bedroom.

The kitchen has a fridge, electric BBQ, frypan, microwave oven, toaster, jug and all crockery and cooking utensils, iron and board.

In the bathroom, there is a double bath, luxury towels, heat lamp, and hair dryer, and deshons RETREAT offers a full range of body products.

Please note that there is no mobile phone coverage OR television.

DIRECTIONS: deshons RETREAT is 3 hours from Brisbane, 2 hours from Noosa and the Sunshine Coast and only 55 minutes from the Bunya Mountains National Park. The retreat is located beside Crane Wines, close to the Bell Tower Restaurant and Captains Paddock Vineyard. It is also an ideal place to stay if travelling from the Fraser Coast or the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane on the inland route, a perfect contrast to the coast.

 

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