Ford House Retreat
Address: 14-56 Eedle Terrace, Bridgetown, Australia
Set amongst 5 acres of beautiful gardens along Blackwood River, the 19th-century Ford House offers elegant rooms with garden views. It features free English breakfast, a hot tub and massage services.Ford House Retreat is 10 minutes’ walk from Blackwood River Park and the shops, restaurants and cafés in Bridgetown town centre.All rooms are individually decorated, and feature original artwork and flat-screen TVs. Some rooms come with a spa bath or private patio overlooking the gardens.Guests can relax on the terrace with a book from the Ford House library. The WAG Walters Gift Shop is the perfect place to find a special souvenir to take home.Breakfast is served in the historic Barn building every morning. The café features tea, coffee and a range of sweet and savoury homemade snacks.
|• Parking (fee required)||• Restaurant|
|• Garden||• Terrace|
|• Non-Smoking Rooms||• Free Parking|
|• Soundproofed Rooms||• Heating|
|• Shops in Hotel||• Massage|
|• Jacuzzi||• Library|
|• Meeting/Banquet Facilities||• VIP Room Facilities|
|• Bridal Suite||• Souvenirs/Gift Shop|
|• Tour Desk||• Fax/Photocopying|
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Treat yourself to a stay at the Ford House Retreat, whether you are exploring the southwest corner of Western Australia or just need a weekend break from life in Perth or Bunbury. This luxurious Bridgetown, Western Australia accommodation has a beautiful location on 2 hectares/5 acres of English gardens and parklands along the Blackwood River. The Ford House Retreat is centered around a historic residence constructed in 1896. Today there are 4 buildings that can provide accommodation for as many as 18 guests total at one time. The Tongue & Groove Café was created as a place for those staying at the guest house to enjoy breakfast in the garden, and afternoon tea can be served in the restored barn, upon request. The cakes and jams served at breakfast, which is included in the room rates, are made fresh on the property. In 2004 the Ford House Retreat was selected as the best hosted accommodation in Western Australia. Located approx. 261 km/162.1 miles from Perth and 94.8 km/58.9 miles from Bunbury, rural Bridgetown makes a great getaway from city life. Some of Bridgetown’s attractions include the Jigsaw Gallery and Museum; historic buildings that date back to before the time of the gold rush, such as the 1862 Bridgedale House; and the apple orchards at the Cidery. Some visitors enjoy kayaking from Blackwood River Park or exploring the old gravestones at Pioneer Park. Several excellent hikes start from the Eco-Cultural Discovery Centre and the Greenbushes Heritage Park in the neighbouring town of Greenbushes. Official Australia STAR Rating provided by AAA Tourism Pty LtdAAA Tourism Pty Ltd assigns an official STAR Rating for accommodations in Australia. This Bed & Breakfast property is rated 4.5-stars.