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Earth and Soul Retreat

Location: Cannon Creek, Southern Queensland Country

Check In: 14:00|Check Out: 11:00
Hours: 8am to 8pm

Secluded, luxury rammed earth cabin, off-grid standalone power. Open plan with views to nature from King bed, chaise recliner lounge, iron bark breakfast bar, Rain shower head. Stone bath on deck, firepit, BBQ, 300 acres of natural Granite Belt bushland, 18 kms of walking trails, two creeks, granite gorge, large 400m waterhole with kayaks, Earth & Soul Labyrinth and Tree of Life Spiritual Walk. Generous inclusions for 2 adults for breakfast for 2 mornings, local wine, apple juice etc. See website (earthandsoulretreat.com.au) for full details.

Details

Complete Escape & Total Relaxation - secluded location on Earth & Soul property - 300 acres of natural bushland. Only perhaps 20 acres of Earth & Soul has ever been cleared the rest of it is natural, protected & endangered Granite Belt landscape. Over 18 kilometres of walking trails. Cannon Creek runs through the middle of the property from west to east, opening out to rocky, open creek bed and a natural gorge. On our lower, eastern boundary, Cannon Creek joins the Broadwater. Doro's Hole is a natural open water hole, 400 metres long, on the Broadwater.

Stay at Earth & Soul Retreat and make contact with the Earth and nurture your Soul.

Architecturally and environmentally designed, secluded Rammed Earth cabins. ​The thermal mass of the earth walls adds to the inner warmth, quiet and the natural feel & comfort of the Granite Belt. Off-grid power, peace & serenity. There is a touch of paradise in the style & nature of the accommodation with an easy transition to the outside world of nature.

​Our dream, environmentally designed, open plan, natural light & air. Full kitchen as well as a wood-fired Baker's oven for heating & cooking, Iron bark breakfast bar. The King bed looks out from the raised bed nook over the gentle flames of the firepit that is off the deck. The outdoor stone bath on the deck has a clear view of the evening sky. BBQ facilities on the deck. There is an easy transition to nature from the deck onto the natural granite rock.

Every Earth & Soul Retreat stay includes a Breakfast Basket, local wine, local apple juice, ingredients for "smores", 2 litre milk, a tub of ice cream, and a decanter of port. Other inclusions (meal pack etc.) may be arranged at extra cost

No Children/Infants. Earth & Soul is not covered for persons under 19 years of age.

Facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Bedding
  • TV
  • Car Parking
  • On-site undercover parking
  • Self Contained
  • Wood Fire Pits
  • Picnic Tables
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Breakfast included in tariff
  • Board Games
  • Dining Area
  • Linen
  • Toaster
  • Fans
  • Outdoor Bath and/or Shower
  • Outdoor Bath/Shower
  • Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Not suitable for children
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Rainwater Tanks
  • Unsealed Road Access
  • DVD/Video Library
  • No Pets
  • UV Treated Drinking Water
  • Toilet
  • Cooktop
  • Kettle
  • Firepit
  • Fridge
  • Natural feature suitable for swimming
  • BBQ
  • Deck
  • Wood Fire
  • Non-smoking property
  • Linen Provided
  • Gas Barbeques
  • Flush Toilets
  • Books and Magazines
  • Kitchen - Fully Equipped
  • Coffee Machine
  • Bush Setting
  • Shower
  • Microwave
  • Crockery/Cutlery
  • BBQ & Gas
  • Freezer
  • Food Packs Provided

Location

124 Barker Lane, Cannon Creek QLD 4380

Directions

From Stanthorpe come out the Texas Road, under the overpass, and turn right on to Amiens Road. In about 5kms after the low bridge, turn right onto Cannon Creek Road. In about 5kms turn right into Barker Lane. Barker Lane is about a kilometre of formed dirt road. Continue straight on past the farm sheds and through Johnny Barker's gate. Don't turn to the right down any farm tracks. Continue straight and you will come to my gate "Earth & Soul". Just inside the gate turn right and follow the formed dirt road for about 800 metres to your cabin.

Cancellation Policy

Changes & Cancellations
oBookings are non cancellable.
oPayments are non refundable.
oIf notified more than 14 days before the arrival date your booking may be transferred once only to a date within 12 months of your booking dates.
oNo alterations can be made within 14 days prior to arrival date.
oBookings may be transferred to another party.
oCOVID-19 conditions: All bookings unable to be fulfilled specifically due to QLD Government travel restrictions can be altered to a later date or will have a credit issued for up to 12 months.
oExtra payment may be required if the rates for the new rates differ from the original rates.
oIt is recommended that guests obtain travel insurance (particularly for longer stays) to cover cancellations loss of deposits medical and other emergencies.

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The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.