Welcome to Quatre Saisons
Quatré Saisons is our home, a mixed farming property set on the far southern tip of the Mundoonen Ranges nestled between Yass and Gundaroo Village under one hour from the nation’s capital, Canberra. Ecologically unique in the Yass Valley, this piece of land has retained its natural biodiversity and old growth vegetation.
Welcome to our website. There is a lot of information contained in the pages here about our land, the heritage breed animals we raise and the native flora and fauna that make Quatré Saisons so special. We hope you will add a bookmark, and visit us often.
Our 118 hectares is varied landscape with grassy open native pastures, heath lands rich with wildflowers, hidden mossy gorges, dense eucalypt forest, towering stands of stringy bark, steep gullies and stony shale ridges.
The Yass River has its naissance in our steep ridge tops and dips in and out along the road. Together with Quatre Saisons extraordinary natural plant diversity, this river corridor provides shelter and nesting for many of the regions rarest mammals, birds and lizards.
Quatre Saisons provides a unique educational learning environment for children and young adults. We have a range of educational programs where students can learn hands on about Australian bush ecology, flora and fauna –skills that provide the basis for ongoing understanding of indigenous landscapes and fosters a development of ecological literacy and environmental stewardship.
Quatre Saisons is a unique environment for observation, and not just for students. Artists, photographers and ecologists have come to study the rare flora and extraordinary range of birdlife on our property, many species of which are endangered and not found widely in the Canberra region.
Quatre Saisons makes a perfect weekend retreat from the city. Accommodation is available for a relaxed and technology free stay.
You can camp, self cater in one of our delightful cottages or enjoy the ultimate indulgence in a private forest hideaway with your own personal chef creating a tailored menu just for you.
We welcome you to come and experience the serene tranquillity of the Australian bush at Quatre Saisons.