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Splash and Surf Shack

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Byron Bays best kept secret with a terraced garden oasis and luxurious pool . A secluded place to sunbake by the pool, chill and leave the world behind.

This elegant house has excellent use of space, with high ceilings throughout the naturally light-filled living, dining and kitchen areas are complimented with polished concrete flooring.

the kitchen features a gas cooktop and stainless steel pyroletic oven. All 3 bedrooms include built-in wardrobes with the main bedroom having its own ensuite. The residence also features ducted and reverse-cycle air-conditioning and ceiling fans. Relax with a book in the cool comfort or watch one of the vast selection of DVDs

. A wonderfully wide covered verandah ideal for entertaining or outdoor dining overlooks the front yard and this leafy street. A great place to sip cocktails and watch the world go by.

Outdoors, the backyard is wide, fully fenced and terraced with a manicured lawn, stone wall and a tropical pool. Kids will run wild on the lawn enjoying soccer or ball games. Meanwhile parents can luxuriate on the sunlounges taking in the peace and serenity.

An easy walk or cycle into town centre for mouth watering restaurants and boutique shopping. A 3 minute walk to Arakwal National Park with breathtaking views. Walk to Byron lighthouse or Tallows beach with its stunning white sands and many surf spots.

World famous surf breaks like The Pass and Wategos are family friendly and beckon any aspiring Kelly Slater.

Kitchen is beautifully appointed. There is a coffee machine with pods and milk included. House is generously stocked with supplies that will make whipping up a snack or delicious meal simple.

These include : tea, coffee , milk, sugar, eggs, dips

- olive oil and balsamic vinegar

- selection of condiments and sauce

- toilet paper and tissues

- box of laundry powder and fabric conditioner

- salt and pepper

- selection of herbs and spices

- dishwashing detergent and dishwasher powder

- barbeque gas

- beach towels and shower towels

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2017

Location

Other Activities:

Beach and town centre

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Byron Bay in New South Wales

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue

Reviews

2/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

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Splash and Surf Shack
average rating of 2.0 based on 1 reviews
Brisbane
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A nice property but we had some issues

  • 2 of 5

What a tricky review to write...on the one side, I want to provide an honest report that other 'Stayz' customers can rely on (I'd want an accurate review before I booked a place after all) but on the other, I want to be fair to the owner(s) who seemed to try his best to sort things out when they were reported to him.

I guess I'll try to be balanced and detail the problems followed by the solutions that were provided but before I start, I'll say that it is a very sweet house, a short drive (or long-ish walk) to the beach, that SHOULD be a great place for a family to stay if the owner has made good on his assertion that he will address all the issues that he is now aware of. I should also point out that, I fully understand that the issues came about due to fairly specific circumstances and that whilst he SHOULD have checked the place before we arrived, he didn't and trusted a third party to ensure that the place was fit for guests...I'm guessing he won't do that again. Anyway...

Problems - There were honestly WAY too many to list here, from the kitchen worktops being dirty (and I mean DIRTY as in, not cleaned at all), broken and dirty cutlery, used towels hanging in the bathroom (plus a used disposable razor), a spilled beer bottle under the sofa, leaf-filled murky pool, to broken/missing fly-screens, old screwed up tissues in one of the cupboards, a key broken in the front door (making it unworkable) and dirty dining room seat covers, to stuff that was listed on the advert for the property but was either not there or not working, such as no wireless internet, no Foxtel, pool spa broken, DVD player broken, and both shower doors broken (trust me when I say that this is just SOME of the problems that met us when we arrived).

Talking of when we arrived, there wasn't even a welcome note to let us know basic details like how to use the washing machine, how to get to the beach, local medical facilities, emergency numbers, the wireless internet password (if there had been wireless that is), etc etc.

Also, when we tried to call to speak to someone about all the problems, it took over two hours before we were able to get hold of anyone...just lucky for us the problem wasn't that we couldn't get in and were stuck outside in the rain!

Now for some positives...

Unfortunately, the majority of solutions came way too late into a 5 days holiday to make a huge amount of positive difference to it (especially as for 3 out of those 5 days I was on the phone trying to get

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: New owner now so this one off issue created by cleaner not turning up will not occur again! Please see below positive reviews for more accurate representation. :)
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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 6 guests. Property has 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests
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