Private and secluded New England inspired home set on 80 acres - suitable only for quiet, respectful family or friend gatherings.
Retreat from the rest of the world to the privacy of this secluded New England inspired home set on 80 acres with spring creek frontage. Waratah is a hideaway surrounded by subtropical rainforest and views to rugged escarpment ranges. With friends or family, explore the property, discover the wild life, rock hop the creek or just sit and relax absorbing the sounds of the bush.★★★★★
Location - Waratah is located at Brogers Creek, just 15 minutes outside of Berry. This is a remarkable area of natural beauty and abundant wildlife, with great rainforest and bush walks, cascading waterfalls and creeks with deep swimming holes.
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Key features - Drink in spectacular mountain views while you enjoy the comfort of this spacious home which is warmed in winter by a slow combustion wood fire. Relax with a book on your private deck outside the master bedroom. Picnic by the creek as you enjoy a swim in its fresh, clear waters or dine alfresco on the barbecue deck under the grapevine absorbing the magic that surrounds at sunset.
Special information -
Due to the quiet and peaceful setting, as well as the proximity of neighbours, do not come to this property if you are a party group. It is suitable for quiet getaways only. Excessive noise will be immediately reported and dealt with by eviction
Please also note that there is an unfenced creek on the property. Small children must be supervised by an adult at all times
Outdoors fires are not permitted
Configuration - Waratah is a double storey home with four bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Upstairs is a spacious parents' retreat with queen bed, sofa, TV, ensuite, and a French doors opening to a deck, another queen room, a double room, a twin room with two singles beds and a bunk room with a tri - bunk (Double bottom bunk below and single bed above). There is also a main bathroom with shower, vanity and toilet.
On the ground floor is the entrance lobby that leads through to a spacious, open plan kitchen and living area with combustion log fire for cosy winter nights. The timber floored living area with well defined lounge and dining spaces opens out to a covered verandah.There is a reading room with TV, DVD, music system and a comfortable sofa bed that can sleep two. The kitchen is well equipped with gas hot plates, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge. The third bathroom has a bath, shower, vanity and toilet and the laundry is equipped with washing machine, dryer, ironing facilities and has access to back verandah.
Outdoors - Expansive lawns, a meandering creek and small fruit orchard feature in the grounds around this property. Waratah has generous decked verandas, back and front, with an outdoor setting and gas BBQ for alfresco dining under the grape vine.
Please note: outdoor fires are not permitted at Waratah.
Heating and cooling - Warmed in winter by a slow combustion wood fire and cooled in summer by underfloor ducted air-conditioning.
Linen - This property does not supply sheets, towels or pillow cases. Please bring your own or ask us for the details of a linen hire service. Should you bring your own, you will need: sheets, pillow cases, towels, and bath mats.
Linen Hire Packs - This property does not supply linen and towels, however we can arrange hire linen for you as follows:
Parking - There is off street, open air parking for four cars on the grounds beside the house.
Pets - Sorry, this property is not pet friendly. Please contact us for a list of our many pet friendly options.
Minimum stay - There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, four nights at Easter and seven night blocks during peak season. Peak season runs from mid-December to the end of January.
Peak changeover day - Please note that during peak season, our properties have designated changeover days to make the cleaning rosters manageable. We also do not generally schedule arrivals on the Christmas, Boxing, and New Years Day public holidays.
Internet/WiFi access - Sorry, this property does not provide WiFi. Please make alternative arrangements, or plan to switch off and fully relax during your stay!
Please note -
Waratah is ideally suited for a large family gathering, or two families going away together. Groups of ten may be permitted, but only once we have an understanding of the age, nature and make up of the group
Party groups, bucks, hens or other rowdy gatherings are definitely not permitted at Waratah - sorry
There is an unfenced creek on the property, small children must be supervised by an adult at all times
Being in a bushland setting there can be spiders, snakes and leeches in the vicinity
Being a rural property there are no rubbish bins/regular bin collection at this property so please take the rubbish with you on departure or fees may apply. Alternatively, please call us to arrange a sub contractor to remove rubbish on your behalf for a fee.
The causeway can flood during heavy rainfall cutting access to and from the property
Outdoor fires are not permitted at Waratah
About us -This property is professionally managed by a dedicated holiday rental agency with offices in Gerringong, Hyams Beach and Bowral. We have over 270 properties in Kiama, Gerringong, Gerroa, Berry, Huskisson, Vincentia, Hyams Beach and the Southern Highlands. We offer guests 7 x 24 customer service - emergency calls only after hours, please.
Air Conditioning: Reverse cycle, Bath Tub, Dishwasher, Fireplace, Garden Area, Gas BBQ, Laundry, Microwave Oven, Parking, Views.
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