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Main Street Makeover

Main Street Makeover

Even the best of us need a little makeover now and then and in my view the old girl needed one, Margaret River’s main drag that is! But don’t be deterred, everything is still open and businesses are taking it with a pinch of salt – you can’t make an omelette without breaking a few…

It’s always best to Book Direct

It’s always best to Book Direct

Once upon a time the big multinational companies ripped off the poor unsuspected traveller, ruining their holiday … Check out this news story which reveals some shocking events. People in the travel industry will always tell you, it’s best to book direct with any property. Large international Online Travel Agents (OTA’s) often double dip, by…

Open for Business

Open for Business

We’re thrilled to be open for business, initially welcoming guests from Perth and the Great Southern and now all of Western Australia on the flip side of Covid-19. Guaranteed, accommodation at The Roozen Residence is sparkling clean plus additional Covid friendly sanitising. A premium holiday home, exclusive, just for you, your family and friends. But…

Private dining with South West fare

Private dining with South West fare

Experience an unforgettable night of fine food, a spectacular ocean view as your backdrop, whilst your private chef, Francesca Gosling, takes you on a culinary journey of the South West without leaving the comfort of The Roozen Residence. Your menu will be designed specifically to your taste with menus driven by quality local ingredients and…

Luxury Margaret River Getaway to Help Bushfire Appeal

Luxury Margaret River Getaway to Help Bushfire Appeal

Four friends, four small business owners and leaders in their fields have joined forces, offering an exclusive luxury getaway to the magnificent Margaret River region with proceeds to be donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Fire Break is a one-off online auction that will see bidders vying for a chance to experience a…

Top 5 Provisioning Tips

Top 5 Provisioning Tips

Heading down south to your self contained holiday rental, The Roozen Residence?  Wondering what to stock up on? Check out my top tips on provisioning, where to get the freshest gourmet produce around and water, yes water…..  1. Don’t buy bottled water. The region’s tap water is just as good without harming the environment with…

Margaret River’s best playgrounds

Margaret River’s best playgrounds

Photo:margaretriver.com Family holiday and the kids need to let off some steam? Check out these awesome playgrounds in beautiful locations, near the beach house and scattered Cape to Cape.   On the way to Margaret River…Sea Play on the Bay, Busselton After several hours in the car, no doubt the children will be a little…

No. 1 destination in Asia-Pacific, Margaret River

No. 1 destination in Asia-Pacific, Margaret River

Photo:@russellordimages   Walking along the coastal track on a stunning winter morning I acknowledge that it’s a pretty special place to live. Understandably, Margaret River and the south west was ranked the number one destination in the Asia-Pacific to visit in 2019 by an independent team at Lonely Planet. Breathtaking beaches, long-stretching coastline, award-winning wineries,…

The best beach houses in the World

The best beach houses in the World

“We might just have the best beach houses in the world” was the headline introducing the Roozen Residence in May’s Australian Traveller magazine. The magazine’s May issue featured Australia’s diverse experiences coining Margaret River’s Roozen Residence as one of the best beach houses in the world. Here’s what they had to say: “As a country…

Rediscover Margaret River

Rediscover Margaret River

For some a trip down south is an annual pilgrimage, others it’s a well earnt weekend escape or maybe it’s your first visit. With so much to do, the laid back vibe of the Margaret River welcomes all, families, couples and explorers alike. Head of the beaten track for outdoor adventures, meet the warm and…