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Satori Springs Country Estate

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B&Bs in Southern Highlands and Guesthouses in Southern Highlands

For B&Bs in Southern Highlands and guesthouses in Southern Highlands, contact Satori Springs Country Estate. Nestled in a parkland of the Southern Highlands setting on 20 acres, Satori Springs Country Estate offer the ultimate private retreat accommodation Southern Highlands. Satori Springs Country Estate has unspoiled bush walks, swimming, tennis, boating, woodturning, art and pottery classes and a 9-hole par 3 private golf course.

Satori Springs Country Estate is a beautiful new home and guest house built by Grant and Julie Blanchard. It is set on a 100 acre property of natural bush in Canyonleigh, Southern Highlands. Located 12kms off the main Sydney-Canberra freeway, it is 2 hours from Sydney and Canberra and 1 hour from Wollongong. Satori Springs can accommodate guests in luxury private rooms or self contained accommodation.

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    Satori Springs Hosts

    Your hosts Grant and Julie each bring complimentary energies to Satori Springs.

    Besides being a very generous, passionate human being, Grant has worked in the business world for the past 30 years, taking his product to globally to Europe, UK, USA and Asia before selling the business to establish Satori Springs Country Estate.

    Satori Springs has allowed him to reinvent himself as a labourer, painter, gardener, landscaper and master of retaining walls! He has helped shape the property into the haven it is today.

    Grant also practices magnetic healing which is also known as energy balancing or auric healing. This gift came to him 20 years ago when he began to feel the energy around people’s bodies. He is capable of detecting where there is disease or negative energy and then lifting and removing it, making room for healing to take place.

    Julie, his wife of 20 years is a highly sensitive, enthusiastic and joyful person. She has spent her life sharing the magic of music with kids as well as writing, publishing and playing her own music. (

    Julie is a practised community magnet, bringing together adults and little people alike in choirs and drum circles wherever she goes. For the last 10 years, she has been a continent chameleon making her music in London and LA before finding Satori Springs and home.

    Julie has a sparkle, an open connection and is able to channel spirit through a meditative state, receiving messages to help people on their healing journey.

    Julie and Grant have four gorgeous (grown) children and one extra-gorgeous grandchild!

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    Satori Springs Retreat

    Satori, a Japanese word meaning; awareness, understanding and enlightenment wraps its significance around this corner of Canyonleigh.

    Built for the purpose of sharing peace and beauty, Satori Springs started its journey in 1999 as a shared illumination, growing into its present manifestation after 2 years of designing, building, grooming, evolution and hard work. The property can accommodate guests in luxury private or family accommodation. The venue is set in a parkland and bush setting overlooking a glorious lake.

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    An angel is set on the highest point of the land overlooking the majesty of the property. Its aspect takes in the rolling lawns and gardens, across the lake with its old English style boat shed and wooden rowboat and out across the beautiful bush of 102 acres filled with nooks and crannies for you to discover.

    There is a magic in the air here. A natural brake which pulls you back into the moment and treats you to the time to just breathe and enjoy the peace.

    The interior of the house; the light, the space, the sounds, the textures, the treasures are all designed to bring a sense of calm, balance, inspiration and possibility. A tranquil canvas on which to decorate your own time here.

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    Satori Springs Activities

    Whether you want to fill your time or have time trickle quietly by you, there are plenty of options. Snack on a fresh organic vegetables from the organic garden, enjoy a game of tennis, a swim in the indoor heated pool or row quietly around the lake. Take a 30 minute bush walk to the creek and back, or just sit quietly by the tumbling stream.

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    Creative Arts Kids Camp

    Kids Camp is open to primary school age children (8 – 11 years old) who love to sing, dance, act and paint!

    A full program of performing and creative arts activities from Thursday to Sunday culminating in a concert for friends and family on Sunday 16th at 2pm.

    The camp will be run by Julie Blanchard & her team – Mandy Bransgrove, Monique Bastin, Chen Moore, Jenny Stewart and caterer Barbara Sinden.

    Includes 3 nights dormitory accommodation, all meals & all activities.


    * $475,January 13 – 16, 2011

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    Spiritual Retreat Weekend

    Enjoy a blissful weekend ……….. luxury accommodation, scrumptious food, massage, yoga, healing, workshops and bush walks, all in the tranquil surroundings of beautiful Satori Springs.

    • $525 per person for shared accommodation

    • $615 per person for twin share private accommodation

    Your hosts, Grant and Julie Blanchard invite you to a weekend retreat which includes:

    • Two nights shared accommodation

    • All meals, morning and afternoon tea

    • Morning yoga class, creative art class (optional)

    • Drum circle (optional)

    Satori Springs Country Estate offers:*

    • Tennis, Indoor Swimming, Spa, Bushwalks,

    • Beautiful Bush Surroundings & Luxury and Self Contained Accommodation
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    Yoga Retreat

    The focus of the retreat will be on rejuvenation along with practical approaches for maintaining energy and mental clarity.

    Yoga classes will be offered at sunrise, morning & afternoon on both Saturday and Sunday, giving you plenty of opportunity to deepen your experience of yoga.

    Morning and afternoon classes will be 2 hours and will include asana, pranayama and meditation.

    Along with delicious vegetarian meals to keep you fuelled, there will be time for swimming, tennis, bushwalking, relaxing in the Jacuzzi, or just chilling out!

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  • My hat is off to you!

    • Currently 4/5 Stars.
    4.0/5 Stars

    Grant and Julie have created something very special. An amazing home with very luxurious and generous accommodation, stunning surrounds and an air of peace and harmony that is hard to match anywhere. It is an ideal retreat. It will be amazing to see in Spring.

    Reviewed: Jul 10, 2008 1:01am by kohorn

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