Your hosts Hallie and Corinne Fernandez-Markov
owned and managed by two women committed to creating a welcoming and special
retreat for all of Fernmark's guests. Hallie & Corinne's enthusiastic caring service will strengthen every
notion you have of bed & breakfasts as wonderful places to stay.
Corinne is a wholistic health
practitioner and has a post-grad in Counselling with a view to working
in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Corinne is originally from Melbourne but
lived overseas for most of her adult life while completing Theatre Studies &
Acting training at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and then working in the
theatre. She returned to Australia to open the Fernmark Inn and finally live
in the bush, with Hallie, dogs, horses, and all the other farm animals...
chooks, cows, goats and
The taller host….Hallie
Hallie is originally from upstate New York. After
receiving her degree in International Hotel Management at Florida
International University, she worked for over 30 years in hotels including
Hawaii, Egypt, Rome, Israel, England, Canada and all over the United
States. Front office, food & beverage operations, accounting and marketing
are all areas she has worked in, qualifying her to run with Corinne their
five room Inn par excellence! Now she enjoys woodturning, ceramics, hanging
with the animals and gardening!
Mollee is our gorgeous dog - Bull Arab Mastiff a
rescue dog from Animal Welfare League. She is friendly and welcomes our guests every time
Gem, Mojo, Rusty and Shemesh
Our four horses are just gorgeous and are trained in
Parelli Natural Horsemanship.
Mojo is a 5 year old rescued retired race horse thoroughbred,
Gem is a 16 year old Paint horse, and Rusty, our newest brumby addition to
the family. We bred Shemesh ourselves from her thoroughbred mum, Lady Moran (Eilat) and her
stockhorse dad – Crab. She is something special!
the rest of the
Eva, Milly, and
Danny and Shoofie -
And a bunch of
chooks that thankfully have not been named!!!