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THE CLONTARF RETREAT-still available for Xmas 2018

Bedrooms 4
Space 21 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 10 nights


About the property

Your chance to expereince the excitement of Sydney's New Years Eve and fireworks display from your own large private balcony...!!!

Surrounded by national parks, harbour beaches, close to Manly and the famous northern ocean beaches. The house is situated in a quiet street and is open plan for easy living and flows beautifully. Huge bi-fold doors bring the outside in and you feel at one with your peaceful surrounds,like living up in a luxury tree house.

Relax on the balcony and enjoy amazing sunsets with a glass of wine or enjoy a BBQ with friends whilst the kids are swimming in the pool or unwinding in the heated spa.

The house

Our home is a large sunfilled two storey double brick freestanding retreat, with direct level access from the street or the large double garage. ie; no steps.

Sleeps 8.

4 large double bedrooms, 2 with own ensuite and walk in robe, 3 have queensize beds and the 4th bedroom has a set of bunks. All bedrooms have built-ins/& or desks and direct or wireless internet access. Extra single matress available.

You enter the home from the top level which comprises;

the state of the art kitchen, separate bar, study, guest W.C.,

living, lounge, dining, plasma, bose sound system with DVD, seperate living area downstairs with 46" tV and DVD. Foxtel on both TV's

main bedroom with stunning views, daybed, walk in robe, own TV and ensuite. Not to mention the large entertaining deck with inbuilt gas BBQ, which flows off the open floor plan.

Downstairs is a separate lounge/rumpus room again complete with TV, stero, DVD and Video, a very large laundry with a 2nd fridge and kitchenette, main bathroom with spa bath, bed 2 with it's own ensuite, bed 3 and bed 4. The downstairs lounge room flows out again to a large fully covered deck which leads down a few steps to the tranquil pool/spa area.

Bond; $7000, Cleaning; $300

Location details

Our home is situated in a very pretty, quiet street, high on Dobroyd headland backing onto the national parks, and famous harbour foreshore walks. Our home is airy and bright bathed in sunlight daylong.

We have supurb water views across to Balmoral and Chinaman's Beach, with the city skyline as the backdrop.

We are only a 5min drive to Manly and the ocean beaches, and a 20min drive to the city centre. The Manly ferry/jetcat is also a very pleasant and popular way to travel to and from the city.

The harbourside beaches of Clontart and Castlerock are only a short walk away.

It takes 35mins to walk to Manly, but local buses are readily available, or use of our car optional.

The best thing about this location is that it is extremely quiet, relaxing and peaceful, yet only a stone throw from all the action, be it- restrauants, cafe, bars, beaches, popular walks or inner city attractions.

So come relax and truely enjoy !!!

More Details

Carolyn Punshon
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
3 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Balgowlah Heights in Northern Beaches Council

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 21 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 5 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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(2 traveller reviews)

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THE CLONTARF RETREAT-still available for Xmas 2018
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Spectacular family retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible family holiday at this beautiful home. With visiting family from overseas we were keen to have a spacious space to stay that let us have some relaxed time, but also some great meals and fun together. This place was so perfect for just that.

The beautiful swimming pool was ideal for the large age range of the kids to play in all day, and the open entertaining deck is a real highlight for family meals and generally being together. Not to mention from here you get expansive views of the Harbour and the City, which made our visitors feel totally immersed in 'everything Sydney'!

The accommodation is comfortable and generous, bathrooms and privacy in abundance, and open flexible communal areas.

Location was very tranquil but convenient, the zoo is 15-20 minutes away, Manly is 5-10 minutes away, walkable to parks and beaches...we could hardly fit it all in. Given the time of year we also were treated to views of fireworks from the deck, and easy access to watch Harbour events from great vantage points.

The owners are warm and helpful, and we felt very welcomed indeed, and they couldn't have done more to make our visit really easy and enjoyable. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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My wife, 3 kids (6,4 and 2) and I stayed for 2 weeks and had a wonderful time enjoying the pool, the

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 3 kids (6,4 and 2) and I stayed for 2 weeks and had a wonderful time enjoying the pool, the spa, the spectacular views and the proximity of both Clontarf beach reserve, Balmoral and the northern beaches. Manly beach and ferry is a 5 minute taxi ride away with a quick access to the city by ferry. Our days were spent trying to work out which beach to visit.The facilities made it easy to entertain visiting family and friends or sneak away to enjoy the fantastic local restaurants.We absolutely loved our time at the house and wouldn't hesitate to return.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2009
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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