Welcome to Ravensdale Retreat - a signature property in the breathtaking Yarramalong Valley on the NSW Central Coast.
Offered for the first time for guest stays, experience the grandeur and wide-open spaces of this exclusive rural enclave, nestled within a 200 acre private valley and conveniently located only 90 minutes from Sydney’s CBD and only 55 minutes from the Wahroonga M1 intersection. Close enough to skip town and escape for a luxury weekend away and yet conveniently located close to the delights of the Yarramalong Valley, Central Coast and day trips to the Hunter Valley Wine Country.
At Ravensdale Retreat you will enjoy the seclusion of this pristine location and enjoy the custom-made retreat ideal for large groups of family or friends, corporate escapes, wedding accommodation, yoga retreats, signature events or celebrations.
Approaching through the picturesque heart of the Yarramalong Valley to Ravensdale, the black post-and-rail fences usher guests along the long private road through luscious onyx Angus cattle pastures and horse paddocks, the prelude of what's to come. Taking the private, sweeping driveway, you will reach the elevated, hillside location of Ravensdale Retreat. Architecture, style and comfort defines Ravensdale Retreat where guests will enjoy all the amenities one could wish for.
Offering a unique blend of dramatic natural and landscaped beauty, luxurious interiors and modern flourishes, the accommodation has been custom designed to host up to 15 guests in comfort. The main house features 5 king bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms (both with baths) and the separate studio sleeps 4 guests in various configurations with one bathroom, open plan lounge room, kitchenette and deck. Luxury bedding designed for serious slumber will hug you at night and have you feeling refreshed each morning. Large picture windows capture the stunning views from the living, dining and indoor entertaining areas and all sleeping suites. The large, glistening pool with internal spa will provide the perfect spot to relax, soak in some warm rays and savour a glass of wine.
Entertaining is an art at Ravensdale Retreat with an expansive, open plan living space designed to effortlessly host a crowd of family, friends or colleagues. Catering is a breeze thanks to the Retreats various entertaining areas and guests can visit the kitchen garden to select seasonal herbs for their meal. The stunning chef’s kitchen features dual fridges and dishwashers, large stovetop with 120cm oven, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and enormous marble island bench. Guests can enjoy further casual dining experiences and fire up the wood fire pizza oven on the alfresco dining terrace and create crowd pleasing pizzas and roast dinners, all with views to the stunning dam and mountains beyond. The custom dining table for 16 guests is the perfect spot for a formal celebration, conference or family dinner, or alternatively, throw open the floor-to-ceiling doors providing a seamless indoor and outdoor experience to enjoy the covered entertaining pavilion offering outdoor dining tables with seating for 24 people, bar, lounges as well as a gourmet six-burner bbq station with mini bar.
Beautiful in all seasons and all weather, guest comfort and activities have been thoughtfully considered with reverse cycle air-conditioning and deluxe fans, as well as a central bluestone wood burning fireplace to toast by and radiate warmth to the main living/dining area. Cosy up and read a book from the library, play music or, watch a movie on any of the properties’ three large screen TV’s. All ages can even take up a table tennis, pétanque/bocce or croquet challenge or team up on PlayStation! For work or play, strong and complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for guests.
Ravensdale Retreat is where you will reconnect with nature and still enjoy all the luxury and comfort you deserve. Wander the orchard or saunter down to the large stone-scaped dam and take your spot on the timber deck to observe the beautiful waters below. In addition, Guests can enjoy the relaxation of throwing in a line for a catch and release bass fishing experience down by the river.
Privacy and seclusion is abundant at Ravensdale Retreat, however this prized location means you have so much to experience within a short distance of the property. Foodie lovers can sample the local delights of Angel Sussurri and Yarramalong Manor, just 13 minute’s drive from the property. Other adventures close by include:
Tree Tops Central Coast, Wyong, situated 26 minutes drive.
The Wyong Milk Factory Café, Little Creek Cheese Factory, Luka Chocolates 29 minutes drive.
Explore the maze and family friendly farm at Amazement Farm & Fun Park 26 minutes drive.
Westfield Tuggerah and David Jones only a 30 minute drive.
Just a leisurely drive to the waterside experience and restaurants on the shores of The Entrance, Woy Woy, Terrigal and Gosford.
Hunter Valley Wine Country is a 90 minute scenic drive or 40 minutes flight by helicopter where you can explore the wineries, Hunter Valley Gardens and so much more.
Yarramalong Valley is renowned as a wedding destination and Ravensdale Retreat is ideal for boutique weddings, guest accommodation and events by request. Wedding enquiries are welcome from July 2019.
Ravensdale Retreat - the finest guest accommodation in Yarramalong Valley.
Maximum 15 guests or 14 guests in separate beds.
Bedroom One - 1 x King Bed (2)
Bedroom Two - 1 x King Bed or 2 x Singles plus 1 x King Single Bed (3)
Bedroom Three - 1 x King Bed or 2 x Singles (2)
Bedroom Four - 1 x King Bed or 2 x Singles (2)
Bedroom Five - 1 x King Bed or 2 x Singles (2)
Bedroom Six (Studio) - 2 x King Bed or 4 x Singles or 1 x King Bed and 2 x Singles (4)
Weekend - minimum 2 nights, 15 guests from $2000 per night (Thu-Fri or Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun)
Midweek - minimum 2 nights, 15 guests from $1500 per night (Mon-Thu)
Infants under 2 are free.
Additional 3rd night available for an additional $1000*
Please note if Sunday checkin then please add $500 weekend cleaning charge
A security deposit/bond of $2000.00 is required for your stay and is payable as a credit card pre-authorisation. This will be processed approximately 24 - 48 hours before your arrival, so please ensure the funds are available at this time.
Ravensdale Retreat is located on a working pastural property which has full time onsite management located separately to the guest accommodation.
A land line is available within the Retreat if required.
Wi-Fi enabled calling is available with limited Telstra coverage on the property.
One night stays are available midweek. Weekend one night stays may be available but will attract a surcharge.
Weekend Public Holiday bookings must a minimum 3 night stay at full weekend rate.
Easter, Christmas and New Year are a 3-4 night minimum stays and charged at full tariff each night.
* Not available during public holidays, Christmas and New Year periods.