15 Unique Airbnbs For A Winter Getaway
For those looking for an escape from the city…
River’s End Retreat (Albany)
River’s End Retreat is a bespoke Tiny House overlooking the Kalgan River. Lovingly constructed by the owners this unique and cosy retreat is made from up-cycled materials using shipping containers and Red Gum timber milled on the property.
The Tiny House is located on 30ac small working farm. Sheep, alpacas and horses graze the paddocks and you may even get a visit from one of our pet kangaroos. From the deck you can listen to abundant bird life and fish rising in the river while enjoying a glass of local wine next to the fire.
Karri Loam (Margaret River)
Karri Loam is a brand new villa located simultaneously in the heart of Margs and on the edge of a mature karri forest, right on the banks to the Margaret River itself.
A truly unique space, the design plunges stayers right amongst it with beautiful views of the trees, set within a villa comprised of materials inspired by the region itself. We’re talking stabilised earth, local Australian and naturally fallen timbers, natural lime paints and the work of local craftspeople and artisans – a vibe that extends into the furniture, rugs, linens, soaps and ceramics of Karri Loam.
It’s got two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, an upper level terrace and barbecue and yes, an outdoor bath!
Stillwood Retreat (Denmark)
Stillwood Retreat is a secluded, bespoke cabin stay architecturally designed with adults only in mind. Renovating a ‘shed’ that was originally on the site, it’s undergone a total makeover to be perfectly set up for two people, with a living room that features spacious 5.5m timber-lined ceilings, an oversized linen sofa, fireplace, compact kitchenette and most importantly, a bathing sanctuary!
Photos by @fieldnotes__
Petit Eco Cabin (Yallingup)
A single, architecturally designed timber cabin, nestled into the trees by the lake, overlooking a certified organic Windows Estate vineyard. Petit Eco Cabin is perfect escape for couples, the bed looks out of the waterfall window, framing the night sky and surrounding trees. Every window has been positioned to take advantage of farm and vineyard views without compromising privacy.
There’s even a vintage outdoor bath tucked away in the surrounding landscape complete with running hot water and for winter a cosy fireplace complete with a bakers oven.
Hidden Cabins – Florence (Peel Region)
Florence is Perth’s newest tiny cabin, hidden amongst nature, 1.5 hours South of Perth. A dirt road, a gate and a short walk later, you’ll find Florence, nestled among the beautiful Australian bush. Wake up among the trees and fill your days with a little adventure and a healthy dose of doing nothing for a while.
Photos by @fieldnotes__
The Cabin (Margaret River)
The Cabin is a beautiful artisan building made using local timbers and rustic decor. It’s comfortably set amongst 75 acres of farmland in the charming Witchcliffe in the Margaret River region. Wake up with the sun, animals on the farm and birds from the forest. Spend your day exploring the beauty of the area and end with a warming fire and star gazing.
Right around the corner is the delightful @yardbyrd_witchcliffe for your morning coffee fix.
Architect-Designed Luxury Residence (Margaret River)
Created by architect Sean Gorman from SGM in Fremantle, this home is crafted to welcome natural light throughout. Eat meals next to the floor-to-ceiling windows, relax on the beautiful courtyard, and refresh under the rain shower.
Little Hop House (Donnybrook)
Little Hop House is a small home nestled amongst the green, rolling hills of the Preston River Valley in beautiful, southwest Western Australia. Situated on a working hop farm, only five minutes out of the nearby town of Donnybrook, but a world away from city life.
Chittering Heights (Lower Chittering)
Less than one hour’s drive from Perth, Chittering Heights is an extraordinary destination situated high above the Chittering Valley with views that stretch forever. Relax in your own private spa amongst towering gum trees and enjoy breathtaking views over the ever changing Chittering Valley, The Brockman River and the surrounding Australian Bush Fauna and Wildlife.
Ryan’s Rest (Pemberton)
Possibly WA’s most popular Airbnb – Ryan’s Rest is a place to reconnect with loved ones, the land and with nature. This off-grid, purpose handcrafted, Tiny House is very well equipped, making it an experience far removed from camping.
The Grove at Ryan’s Rest (Pemberton)
The Grove is a brand-new property from the people behind the aforementioned Ryan’s Rest. The Tiny House on Wheels is very well equipped, with an upstairs queen bed complete with opening skylight and views over the lemon orchard. There is a full bathroom, composting toilet, hot and cold running water, full kitchen, medium sized refrigerator/freezer, oven, and two burner hot plate as well as air conditioning.
The highlight of the property however is no doubt the incredible wood fired outdoor bath!
Blu Peter Penthouse (North Coogee)
This one bedroom penthouse apartment has panoramic ocean views of Coogee Beach. Styled by Blu Peter Homestore, the apartment is tastefully decorated and is great for a couples weekend getaway. You have full private access to your own deck with BBQ, lounge area, hammocks and a large private spa.
Ark of Denmark
Ark of Denmark is located on the top of Weedon Hill, renown for its huge Karri trees & majestic granite boulders.
Walk through tall, slim wooden & glass cathedral doors into an amazing split level studio apartment. Glass walls, wooden floors that change into stone as you walk towards the rear cathedral doors onto the spacious wooden deck.
Skyhouse Retreat (Denmark)
Skyhouse Retreat will constantly surprise you with light , colour and stunning outlooks into the surrounding forest canopy…while enveloping you in luxury and warmth and comfort. It’s the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the Denmark region, located just few kilometres from the beaches and the town centre, while giving the feeling as if you were deep in the wilderness.
Zamia House (Yallingup)
A cosy home nestled amongst the gumtrees in Yallingup. Watch kangaroos and kookaburras as the sun sets over the trees of this expansive property. Thick stone walls ensure the interior is cool in summer and warm in winter.
Woodlands Retreat (Porongurup)
Woodlands Retreat is a chalet nestled in the spectacular Porongurup Ranges that can be booked for 2 or 4 guests. It includes a heated spa, fully serviced kitchen and is a short drive to wonderful wineries, hiking trails and nature reserves.
For more info and bookings head here!
Cover photo by @ashleighvader_
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