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Welcome to

Cheeky Fox Retreat

A place for wellness retreats and group getaways in the Kinglake Ranges, Victoria

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Set on 50 private acres in the beautiful Kinglake Ranges, just over an hour northeast of Melbourne, Cheeky Fox Retreat offers a tranquil escape for groups and retreats of all kinds for up to 12 people

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6 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

12 guests

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Retreat Venue

Stunning mountain views and a peaceful farm setting make ​Cheeky Fox Retreat perfect for hosting yoga, meditation, and ​wellbeing retreats, and is an inspiring location for business ​planning and professional development workshops.

We would be delighted to help you create your perfect retreat – be ​it just for the day, a weekend or even longer. Contact us to find ​out more and to arrange a site visit.

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Group Stays

Cheeky Fox Retreat is a beautiful place to gather with friends and ​family, to celebrate a special occasion or a girl’s weekend away.

Lounge by the pool, curl up with a book in the library, enjoy a ​movie night in the private cinema, cook up gourmet meals in the ​well-equipped kitchen, or have our private chef do the cooking for ​you, Cheeky Fox Retreat has everything you need for a stress-free ​getaway.

Stay in a spacious, light-filled country farmhouse

All on one level, Cheeky Fox Retreat features six large bedrooms and three bathrooms, providing comfortable accommodation for up to 12 guests.

Five of the bedrooms offer a luxurious twin share option, containing both a queen bed and a single bed. The master bedroom features a king-size bed (or two king-single beds) plus its own ensuite bathroom.

The spacious living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchen, a private cinema, library and solar-heated swimming pool, ensure that your stay is both comfortable and memorable.

Pull up a chair on the sun-drenched veranda which wraps around the entire house offering views of the ranges to the east and garden views to the west.

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Six large bedrooms, all with luxurious twin-share options

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Located in the Kinglake Ranges, 60 km northeast of Melbourne, on Taungurung country

The Kinglake Ranges represents the boundary between the traditional lands of the Taungurung people to the north, and the Wurundjeri people to the south, and was an important meeting place for ceremonies and trading between the two tribes of the Kulin Nation.

Cheeky Fox Retreat honours that spirit of union. We acknowledge and respect First Nations people as the traditional custodians of this land and draw inspiration from their culture and connection to Country.

While only about an hour drive from Melbourne and the airport, Kinglake is a rural township that feels a world away from the city. Surrounded by the beautiful Kinglake National Park, the area offers a wide variety of nature-based attractions and activities including walking tracks, impressive waterfalls, tall forests, fern gullies and picnic areas and is also just a 25-minute drive to the Yarra Valley wine region.

At some 600 metres above sea level, Kinglake is about 5 degrees cooler than Melbourne and can have some alpine-like weather, sometimes even snowing in the winter months. The Retreat has a wood burner and ducted heating & cooling so is well prepared for all weather events!

The township of Kinglake features the historic Kinglake Pub, a well-stocked Foodworks supermarket, several great cafe/takeaway options and boutique retail stores.

Public transport in the area is limited, with the nearest train station about a 25-minute drive away, so we recommend guests have their own vehicles. However, the area is serviced by several private transport operators.

Surrounded by nature

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A peaceful farm setting on 50 acres with spectacular mountain views

Set amongst the beauty of the Kinglake Ranges, the property features 20 acres of native bushland with over 2 kilometres of private bush tracks to explore - home to a plethora of birdlife and wildlife such as wallabies, wombats, and kangaroos.

The house grounds feature a solar-heated swimming pool, a small olive grove and fruit orchard with open paddocks beyond, home to our friendly sheep.

Your group will always have exclusive access to the house and immediate grounds, including the swimming pool. Note that the property managers also reside in a separate dwelling on the property, and as it is a working hobby farm, may be seen in the paddocks tending to the sheep or walking the dog, but rest assured, your privacy is always respected.

Host your retreat at Cheeky Fox Retreat, the perfect space to create a unique and successful event

Ideal for:

Yoga and meditation retreats

Personal & professional development retreats

Business planning workshops

Creative retreats

Craft retreats

Features that make Cheeky Fox Retreat perfect for retreat groups include a good selection of private and shared room options, separate host bedroom, yoga room (optional add-on), on property bushwalks, flexible check-in/out and day only and one-night retreat options.

Contact us to find out more and to arrange a site visit.

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Attend an upcoming retreat

Winter Warmer Yoga Retreat

25 - 28 July 2024

Hosted by Sassy Yoga

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Women’s Wellness Retreat

16 - 18 August 2024

Hosted by Coco Ella Studio

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KAP & Yoga Retreat

26 - 29 September 2024

Hosted by Ahleph

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Essence of Her Retreat

18 - 20 October 2024

Hosted by Elpitha Healing

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Experiences and activities to add-on to your stay

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In-house catering

Celebrate a special occasion in style with our ​private chef dining experience. Enjoy a 3-​course meal served to you in the formal dining ​room with all cleaning up taken care of.

Our catering partners can also provide full ​catering for retreat groups - contact us for ​details.

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We have a network of local partners for ​activities that can be added onto your stay, ​including in-house wine tasting provided by a ​local winemaker, Yarra Valley winery tours, ​yoga, massage, workshops, art classes, team ​building activities and entertainment.

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We offer a picnic in the paddock experience ​with everything you'll need to enjoy a beautiful, ​rustic paddock picnic, including lawn games.

We also have a special family walk, picnic and ​stay experience called The Cheeky Fox Trail. ​Find out more here.


Swimming pool | Spa bath | Cinema | Library | Meeting/yoga/craft room| Ducted heating & cooling | Wood heater | Linen & towels | Breakfast provisions | Pantry items | Coffee machine | Wi-Fi | Remote workstation

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Accessible parking is provided at either the double undercover carport or the double concrete slab in front of the garage (this is not ​undercover though). While the house is all on one level, there are two steps to get onto the veranda from the carport, or one step from ​the garage parking. The veranda wraps around the house and if required there are wider entrance doors at the rear of the house that ​can be accessed from the veranda. Inside, rooms are spacious, and the bedrooms have various bed heights to suit different needs. The ​master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, but it does not have a step-free shower or grab rails. Please contact us for a floor plan and ​to discuss options to support those with mobility limitations - we are happy to help.

What our guests say about us

"We've hosted several Yoga & Wine Retreats at Cheeky Fox, and we highly recommend this house for anyone looking to escape from the stresses of daily life :) The location is amazing, the owners are wonderful, and the house itself is really well equipped and has everything we needed to make our stay (and that of our guests) super comfortable. Already booked in for the next Yoga retreat, and I am sure that won't be the last one. Thanks Linda and Jason!"

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"Nine friends and I just spent a long weekend at The Cheeky Fox for my birthday and we couldn't fault it. The location, the pool, the picnic set-up, the recommendations for winery tours, the in-house chef, and the in-house beauty treatments, were fabulous. If you need somewhere with spectacular views and peace, to enjoy a weekend away do not hesitate in booking. Linda was an absolute joy to deal with and nothing was too much. Thanks, Cheeky Fox xxx"

Michelle Evans

"This place is fantastic. We cannot rate it highly enough. It easily accommodated our group of 10 people – the house was wonderful and felt luxurious. It was the most well equipped house our group has stayed in, and the heating meant that at no stage did we feel the cold. We had perfect weather and waking in the morning to see the sunrise from our bedroom window was spectacular, as were the rest of the views. Linda and Jason were great hosts. Nothing was too much trouble and our morning walk with them and their dog was a lovely experience. We are looking forward to our next stay, which we have already booked. Thank you Linda and Jason."

Pauline Wetherall

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Contact Us

Call: +61 415 205 500


Address: 36 Extons Road, Kinglake Central VIC 3757

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Booking Details

Contact us for availability

Base rate: $1,200 (incl GST) per night

Groups of up to 12 people

2-night minimum

Day-only & 1-night options for retreat groups

No pets allowed (due to sheep on the property)


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