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My partner and I like to get away for a few days so over the years we have been to many places. For us the experience at Jalbrook was by far the best. Everything from location to the great service and pizza night with Jan and Alan. It was the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy. The full moon coming up through the trees while we enjoyed wine in our own private outdoor spa was an absolute bonus
AN EXPERIENCE NEVER TO BE MISSED. Thank you for this wonderful haven amongst nature , Far exceeded every expectation and THE perfect way to unwind. Our warmest wishes. Thanks Alan and Jan
JJE, Perth
We have so enjoyed the great surroundings, along with the ambience on your stunning property. Wish we could have kissed an alpaca.
P & JH, Perth
Jan and Alan. Thank you so much for your kindness, hospitality and fine attention to detail with regard to every single thing. We sincerely appreciated this and your excellent taste in interior decorating. Very peaceful and relaxing. We will be visiting again on our next trip down under. All the very best with your new plans
C & J La-Bedoule France

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About Balingup and the local area

A destination for all seasons. Some things never change in this charming town. Friendly country people, great quirky shops, galleries, cafes, and antique shops to peruse and pick up a bargain...
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Balingup - a destination for all seasons

Some things never change in this charming town. Friendly country people, great quirky shops, galleries, cafes, and antique shops to peruse and pick up a bargain.

Every season brings spectacular changes in landscape colours;

autumn in Balingup

Autumn

Treetops ablaze in amber and gold, the rustle and crunch of leaves underfoot, soft winds in bare branches and fields tinged with green growth. The perfect time to enjoy alfresco dining, cool climate wines and some of the wonderful fresh produce that  is produced in abundance in the Blackwood River Valley region.

Winter

Winter mists, lichen on bark, crackling log fires, tumbling streams brooks and rivers. Good food with mulled wines and many chances to sample cheeses and other products at local markets.

Spring

Pockets of swirling mists, trees bursting with bud, wildflowers and golden wattles in a riot of colour.  Chattering parrots, warbling magpies, and an abundance of bird life. Fabulous bushwalks.

Summer

Cooler climates with soft breezes, soothing sparkling streams, golden dry paddocks, fabulous fresh fruits, with picnics in dappled shade under weeping trees.

With so much to see and do you will need to stay awhile and Jalbrook is the ideal destination with superbly appointed self contained cottage accommodation. Children are very welcome and parents are pampered in our two bedroom rammed earth family cottages. With everything supplied for the ideal getaway including a masseur by appointment all you have to do is to arrive, relax and rejuvenate.

Couples are catered for in our superb luxurious 'couples only' cottages. King-size beds with a view, heated towel rails, crackling log fires, soft fluffy bath robes, bath sheets for the outdoor hot-tub Jacuzzi, crisp white bed linen, scented soaps and a breakfast basket for the first morning are just some of the delights that await you in these stunning cottages.

Events:

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EATERIES

Balingup Bronze Gallery

Organic and gluten free food prepared daily with great seasonal specials.Fabulous curries. Open for dinner Saturday night. Bookings essential.

Taste of Balingup

Delicious breakfasts and light lunches. Sourdough bread baked daily and a range of light tarts,salads and great cakes for morning and afternoon tea.A big range of cheeses both local and imported as well as local olive oil,and other delicacies.

Magic Mushroom

Some of the best pies you have ever tasted. Baked daily on the premises. Big breakfasts and light lunches as well as take away food and drinks.

Blackwood River Tavern

Open seven days for lunch and dinner with bar food or a-la-carte in the restaurant. Enjoy the lovely setting out under the trees and listen to the live music on Friday night.

Wander the town of Balingup and visit the great quirky shops to enjoy some of the best range of shopping and gift ideas anywhere.

FOOD, WINE, OLIVES & OILS

Hillsides and valleys of the region are dotted with vineyards, orchards, olive groves and market gardens. With diverse climate changes the range of grapes has enabled the region to produce some great wines. Many of the boutique vineyards handpick and produce premium wines at low prices. Olive’s groves are producing great oils with many of the grower’s value adding to their product. Stone fruit and apples are famous in this region and cherries in season bring in tour companies to purchase the succulent fruit.

ARTS

Balingup has attracted a stream of very talented artists who have settled in this picturesque town and many have work shown in some of the many galleries in the town and surrounding region.

GARDENS

Four distinct seasons each offering something different with a profusion of bulbs and buds in spring with abundant birdlife, amazing colours of reds, gold’s and everything in between in autumn. Bare branches and romantic mists in winter and summers sunburnt ‘scapes. Whatever the season you will enjoy a kaleidoscope of changing colours that will continue to enchant you.

WALKING TRAILS

The world famous Bibbulmun Track meanders through Balingup. Stretching 976 kms from Mundaring to Albany the sector through Golden Valley Tree Park is one of the prettiest day walks in the region. An arboretum park with trees from around the world Golden Valley is an ideal picnic spot.

SCENIC DRIVES

With winding country roads, beautiful scenery and great attractions the Blackwood River Valley Region is perfect for exploring by car.
A great day trip from Balingup is the triangle heading south to Bridgetown and exploring some of the great wineries and galleries in this rural town. Head over to Nannup and visit some of the gardens and little shops to stock up on local produce. Wend your way home along the Balingup Nannup Road and pick up some great cheeses, plum wines. Wander the main street of Balingup to shop at some of the quirky little shops that are dotted through the town



chat with Alan & Jan about the seasonal offers and latest specials

Lot 1, Jayes Road, Balingup, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9764 1616Fax: 08 9764 1615
Email: jalbrook@bigpond.com

Jayes Road is first left after white bridge, as you approach Balingup. Continue 1km along Jayes Road and Jalbrook is on your left - look for the sign.

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