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Retro at the Bay - Experience beautiful Jervis Bay

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

This lovingly restored 1960's home has been furnished and decorated take evoke memories and transport guests back in time. Entering the house invariably prompts exclamations such as "I remember those!" or "My Nan had one just like that!". This is a house to be lived in and enjoyed. The open plan indoor/outdoor living spaces provide the perfect environment to relax and unwind.

Located in the quiet village of Erowal Bay on St George's Basin, the house is perfectly located to take advantage of all the natural beauty and activities of the Jervis Bay area. With kangaroos literally at your doorstep you can just sit back and appreciate the serenity or get out and experience beautiful beaches, walking, fishing, boating or the nearby cafe culture.

THE HOUSE FEATURES:

- A well equipped retro kitchen diner - including 1950s working refrigerator, stove and

even a fondue. Tea towels are provided.

- Open plan lounge room featuring a retro radio/record player equip with records from

the era to enjoy and even magazines from the 60s & 70s - really entertaining reading!

- Polished floorboards throughout.

- TV/kids room featuring - a 1950s TV set (fitted with a flat screen TV/DVD)

- an old fashioned classroom area

- retro toys, books and games

- Bedroom 1 - Queen sized bed

- Bedroom 2 - Double bed with single bed bunk above.

- Bedroom 3 - 2 x single beds

- LINEN IS NOT SUPPLIED so please ensure you bring sheets, pillow cases,

towels and any other linen you may require eg bath mats/hand towels.

Linen services are available locally if you wish to arrange it -

Bay Linen Hire or Aroma Linen Service.

Doonas and pillows are provided in bedrooms only.

- Large bathroom with bath, separate shower, double vanity, hairdryer and WC.

- Covered front deck with outdoor dining setting, Webber BBQ and sun-lounges.

- Drive right up to the backdoor ramp access. All rooms and front deck are on a single

level.

- Pets are welcome but we ask that they stay in the bathroom/ laundry/verandah areas except if prior permission is given. Pets are to be kept off all furniture and bedding. There is a small lockable compound in the back yard which also contains a small kennel.

- Off street parking in the large front yard plus on street parking on a wide, quiet street. There is also room to park in the back yard.

*** Note: Parts of the home's driveway are shared with a separate property to the rear so those sections need to be kept clear.

- Sorry there is NO WiFi at the house. Free WiFi is available at some local coffee shops and at the library at Sanctuary Point.

WHAT TO DO

Visit fabulous, pristine beaches - Hyam's Beach is just 5 minutes drive away.

Explore spectacular Booderee National Park just 10 minutes drive - Visit Green Patch, Cape St George ruined lighthouse or go surfing at Cave's Beach.

Enjoy the cafes, restaurants and boutique shopping in Huskisson - just 10 minutes drive.

Go on a Dolphin or Whale watching cruise.

Snorkeling, diving or kayaking in Jervis Bay - tours and hiring of equipment available.

Tennis at the Erowal Bay courts just around the corner - rackets and balls supplied for your use - or just stay in the yard and use the badminton set provided.

Visit local art/craft and produce markets

Fishing and sailing in St George's Basin or Jervis Bay - plenty of boat ramps in the local area.

Great parks, picnic and BBQ - Picnic basket provided.

Go to the movies at the quaint Huskisson Pictures

Bush walking in Budawang and Morton National Parks.

Play a round of golf at Vincentia golf course

Enjoy a drink,delicious meal and live music at The Husky Pub.

World famous rock climbing sites just 30 minutes away- special deals with a qualified instructor can be arranged.

Visit 'The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum' (previously called the 'Lady Denman Museum') in Huskisson.

Shopping at historic Milton

More Details

Owner
Sue and Dave Jones
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Erowal Bay around the Shoalhaven City Council

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Bedroom 2 has a double bed with a single bunk bed on top.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.804878 based on 41 reviews
5

The minute we walked in we loved this incredible place.

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun staying at retro at the bay. It was great to step back in time with comfort and style. Everything about this house it great.

We loved having bbq by the deck and watching kangaroos come by.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
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5

Beautiful weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time at Retro at the Bay and it won't be my last! Spent the weekend at this beautiful house with friends, every detail is thoughtful and we spent hours enjoying the record player and relaxing on the deck.

I can't recommend this place highly enough! Thanks for having us!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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Wollongong
4

Affordable, tranquil and cute

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Retro at the Bay, especially kicking back and listening to some classics on the record player. The property is as cute as the pictures convey and has such a nice nostalgic and relaxing feel about it. It is also super close to local beaches and is situated in a safe neighbourhood. We highly recommend. Thank you Sue and Dave for having us.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Sydney
5

Exactly what you're expecting!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my partner had a wonderful few days at Retro at the Bay!

Like all the other reviewers, the accomdation more than lived up to the expectation created by the photos. It's very bit as cute and lovely as it appears!

The owners were also remarkably easy to communicate with and went above and beyond to give us tips and local insight ( into activities, eating spots etc)

We got lucky with the weather, so it was really nice to spend time at the South Coast's world acclaimed beaches, and then to retire to the sanctuary and comfort of the the Retro each evening!

We had a wonderful time and would recommend it to anyone that wants a little uniqueness in their south coast get-away

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nsw
4

Excellent house

  • 4 of 5

We veey much enjoyed our stay at Retro by the Bay. Very well renovated and everything was clean and tidy. So awesome to be 5mins awy from the beach!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
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Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
4

Great Retro Property

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay.. loved the renovation and all the retro fittings. Especially loved the old record player.. a blast from the past.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Location

Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Hyam's Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Hyam's Beach

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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