**NOW AIRCONDITIONED - TOASTY WARM in winter, CRISPY COOL in summer**
A 3 bedroom cottage at Shellharbour South Beach. Out the back gate onto the beach reserve area, through the small beach car park or grass across to the beach path and flags (in summer) or stroll to the olympic size pool and cafes, restaurants and playground.
Please note we have ACCESS TO TELSTRA AIR, that allows you to access your own homes internet data, if you are with Telstra. (No guarantees though, as it can be a bit hit and miss, dependent on local usage.)
It is suitable for 1 large or 2 small families. Best suited and recommended to comfortably sleep 4 adults and 4 kids/teens, or 6 adults. It is a simple, beach style cottage, but with fresh new beach decor. All the furnishings are relatively new. It is fully fenced, so safe for children and small dogs. (PLEASE NOTE: The maximum permitted on the property is 8 people.)
The house consists of 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen and dining area and a lounge area. The main bedroom has a queen bed, the 2nd room has 2 x single beds (push together for a double). The 3rd room, you walk through to reach the bathroom and main bedroom. It has 2 x double/single bunks sleeping 4 kids/teens easily.
LINEN & TOWELS for 5 lower beds ARE INCLUDED. Arrive to find your beds made up with fresh linen and bath towels. Doonas, pillows and extra blankets are provided, as well as some electric blankets. (Please note that the top single bunks are NOT included in this arrangement. Linen will be available if extra people have been booked and paid for, and please BYO: Beach towels.))
The laundry is outside with washing machine and an extra shower and toilet, perfect for after the beach. The kitchen has dishwasher, fridge, pots, pans, electric frypan etc and all cooking facilities. There is usually a small supply of coffee, tea, sugar, salt, pepper, tomato sauce, flour, oil, dishwash liquid, teatowels etc in the kitchen. There is inside dining and an outside table/chairs with umbrella. There is a gas BBQ.
The lounge seats 8 comfortably in lounge chairs with TV and DVD. There are books and some games and DVD's provided. We also provide some beach chairs and banana lounges. There is plenty of off street parking available for cars and a boat.
There is a small beach carpark (great for 5pm cricket and bike riding) and grass reserve at the back of the house along with bicycle paths along the beach.
There is a FIRE PIT, with provision of firestarters, kindling and some logs, but wood supply cannot be guaranteed, so please byo some logs if you want a lot of fires.
The shops, swimming pool, outdoor cafes and restaurants are only a short stroll along the waterfront. Perfect for late afternoon picnic of fish and chips.
**Maximum permitted on the property is 8 people including children. No schoolies, no parties, no functions, no bucks nights on the property. This is a tranquil place to unwind for a family or friends get together.
Small/medium size dog is permitted.
Dogs LOVE our beach. They are allowed to run free on the FAR END of the beach. Please always be aware of other dogs on the beach, off leash.
We have air conditioning, plus heaters in the winter and floor fans in the summer, so you have the choice for perfect temperatures, summer and winter.
Shellharbour is 1 1/2 hours south of Sydney, situated just north of Kiama.
It is a small waterfront village with lots of shops and outdoor cafes and restaurants. There is a boat harbour for launching boats, and breakwaters for fishing.
There is plenty of shopping with large grocery and wonderful seafood market at Shellharbour Square, just 8 minutes drive away.
There is an olympic size salt water rock pool, also just a short walk from the house.
For those without a car, it is easy to take the train from Sydney Central to Shellharbour Junction (just 6 minutes in a taxi). Some of the Clubs in the area provide free transport in the evening for dinner etc.
Apart from the swimming and fishing, there are famous surf beaches nearby at The Farm as well as great scuba diving at Bass Point, just 5 minutes down the road.
There is a boat harbour only 5 minutes around the corner, for launching a boat, and plenty of off street parking for a boat.
There is a small local supermarket, but Shellharbour Square is a very large shopping centre, only 10 minutes drive away. They also have a wonderful fish market, definately worth a look if you enjoy seafood.
For some sightseeing further afield, Minnamurra Falls, Kiama Blow Hole, "Babe" country, Jamberoo Fun Park and the Southern Highland towns of Bowral and Robertson make a lovely days outing.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE A NO NOISY PARTY POLICY.
The house is in a quiet neighbourhood, with permanent neighbours, so no "bucks" party or "schoolies" bookings accepted.
We are best suited to families or just a few friends having a nice week away at the beach.