FRESHWATER TRANQUIL GARDEN RETREAT: HOLIDAY BUNGALOW WITH POOL AND DESIGNER FITTINGS

Pamela

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Bedrooms 1
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Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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FRESHWATER TRANQUIL GARDEN RETREAT: HOLIDAY BUNGALOW WITH POOL AND DESIGNER FITTINGS

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Freshwater Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Rental for a couple or single 3km from Manly in tropical setting near beaches

Our Freshwater garden bungalow is fully self-contained. This holiday rental suits independent tourists who would like to cater to their own needs while visiting Sydney’s Northern beaches. All linen is supplied including beach towels.

WiFi is available for your convenience.

The flat is spacious and very modern, offering one bedroom with a queen size bed and the latest in Australian designed bed linen and a mirrored built-in wardrobe. Large windows let in natural light and provide views over the artistic garden setting.

The rental’s kitchen is open plan with all European appliances: double Smeg oven/grill and large 6 burner cook top, full stainless steel fridge and Italian coffee maker. A large microwave is also available for your convenience while on holiday.

The property also boasts a front load washing machine for your exclusive use. The expansive bathroom includes a shower, vanity and hair dryer.

The sitting room offers views over the garden and swimming pool, which is surrounded by a tropical landscape of palms, mango tree and hibiscus, providing shade, colour and privacy to complete your Freshwater getaway.

In the evenings, take advantage of a large flat screen TV with Blu ray DVD player, to be enjoyed from the comfort of a family-sized leather modular lounge.

All in all, this holiday home furthers a casual, relaxing atmosphere, the perfect retreat after a day touring Sydney or hours at the nearby beaches.

The rental features a private entrance. Parking is on the street only with no restrictions. Our Freshwater garden flat is perfect for a single or a couple wishing to discover another side of Sydney.

Our holiday accommodation is for NON smokers only.

Freshwater Tranquil Garden Retreat is a holiday bungalow in the beachside suburb of Freshwater, located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.

The rental is less than 3 kilometres from the centre of Manly. From Manly access Sydney CBD via ferry in under 15 minutes.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
Pamela (Owner)
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About Pamela

We are a retired couple with many years of world travelling.

When we travel we have always preferred to savour the local produce and to be able to prepare and cook our own meals.

We also like to eat out after a long day sight seeing so to have restaurants close by as well as public transport is also important.

Everything we provide in our Garden Flat is geared to make your stay comfortable with a minimum of fuss.

We want you to enjoy your stay in our beautiful city of Sydney, in the knowledge that you will be residing in a quiet and very safe abode.

Just as we search for on our travels.

Pamela purchased this bungalow in 2010

Why Pamela chose Freshwater

The property is low maintenance as well as being light bright and comfortable.

Our suburb of Freshwater is very safe for tourists with lots of local arts and craft features as well as cultural experiences at the local parks and beaches.

Manly our famous neighbour has regular markets with antique and craft influences.

Farmer fresh food markets are held during the week as well as the weekends.

We are close to local sporting fields and walking and bike riding tracks.

What makes this bungalow unique

From Sydney Harbour you can go whale watching, visit the Opera House, travel to Sydney by harbour ferry with the locals travelling to Sydney CBD for a days work or shopping.

The local beaches are famously safe for surfers and swimmers with all day surf life saving patrols in case of emergencies.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed for two months in this peaceful place and we felt at home.

The apartment is very comfortable and cosy. We had all the equipment we needed.

Pam and Ross were friendly, helpful, warm but also very discrete.

We will come back soon for another month in April.

Thank you very much,

Greg and Elisa

Switzerland
Jan 2014
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Freshwater Tranquil Garden Retreat: Holiday Bungalow with Pool and Designer Fittings
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Freshwater Northern Beaches
5

Home away from home...

  • 5 of 5
Great place to stay in a perfect location with the nicest hosts. Private, and quiet with access to the northern beaches and close enough to the city. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our garden cottage for your Sydney stay.
It was a pleasure to have you as a guest and we hope you return in the near future.
Pam and Ross
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Freshwater Tranquil Garden Retreat: Holiday Bungalow with Pool and Designer Fittings
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3610250
+61 -0299054241
Freshwater Northern Beaches
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Pam and Ross's cottage for 4 weeks July-August 2014. We had relocated from interstate and the cottage was the perfect base while we were looking for somewhere to live. The fully self-contained cottage has an open plan living area with a full kitchen (allowing us to cook for ourselves) plus a separate bedroom and bathroom. There is also a washing machine for sole use within the cottage which is a huge bonus. The coffee pod machine was a lovely touch! The cottage is set in a lovely garden with a swimming pool plus some friendly chickens and is very quiet and peaceful. We arrived quite late in the evening on our first night and were so grateful to Pam and Ross for placing some essentials in the fridge for us.

The property is located in Freshwater on the Northern Beaches of Sydney and has good access to buses to Manly and Warringah Mall. There is also plentiful on street parking. It is a pleasant 15-20 minute walk into Freshwater village which has a supermarket, post office, pharmacy and several cafés and gift shops.

The property had everything we needed and more, and would highly recommend it to those who wish to stay in a quiet, self-contained location but with good proximity to all that Sydney has to offer.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Freshwater Tranquil Garden Retreat: Holiday Bungalow with Pool and Designer Fittings
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+61 -0299054241
Freshwater Northern Beaches
5

A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5
Located in a quite street, only 5 minutes from the beach, this luxury bungalow is perfect for someone looking for a short or long stay. I have stayed here 4 months with wife and we have found it great. Pam is lovely and will make sure everything is in order for you. The bungalow is fully kitted out so no need to bring anything.
It is very easy to get to Manly and the city with frequent buses at each end of the street. Why leave when you have the use of the pool and also the garden which is lovely on a sunny day. I would highly recommend staying here.
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our Garden Bungalow for your stay here in Freshwater, on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.

We enjoyed having you both as our guests for the 4 months.
We were particularly delighted that you enjoyed our garden and its tranquillity as much as we do.
Thank you for the stimulating conversations and the helpful knowledge of your travels.

We look forward to having you stay with us again sometime in the future.
We wish you and Nicole well, for the next stage of your travelling adventures.

Pam and Ross
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Freshwater Northern Beaches
Geneva, Switzerland
5

The perfect place to stay in the Sydney area

  • 5 of 5
20 min walking to Curl Curl, 10 min Bus to Manly Ferry, very nice bungalow in a luxurious vegetation! Corinna and I stayed 3 weeks and we recommend warmly this accommodation. Thank you Pam and Ross for your extreme kindness.
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris and Corinna, it was a pleasure to have you as our guests.
We were happy that you found the beauty of our home, garden and the suburb of Freshwater so invigorating.
Your enthusiasm for the beaches and headland walks, trips to the city by Manly Ferry and Opera House visits for shows and concerts for the Sydney Festival, I am sure made a lasting impression.
Thank you once more,

Pam and Ross
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
27.4 Kilometres
Sydney Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Harbord Sports Bowling Club
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Kilometres
Manly Wharf
Nearest Golf
1.1 Kilometres
Warringah
Nearest Train
14.9 Kilometres
Chatswood
Nearest Motorway
16.4 Kilometres
M2
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Japanese, Thai, Italian, Freshwater village
Nearest Beach
1.7 Kilometres
Curl Curl

Freshwater is a suburb of the Northern Beaches of Sydney.

The area of Freshwater was one of the earliest established suburbs of Sydney. The suburb was the holiday destination for the inner city residents, as it was just a ferry trip from Sydney to Manly and then to Freshwater. A lot of the original holidaymakers made Freshwater their family home, as my family did over 100 years ago.

An airport shuttle service is available from the International Airport of Mascot to the Northern beaches. Or from the airport, catch the train to Circular Quay and catch a Harbour Ferry to Manly take a cab to Freshwater or the local bus (about 3 to 4 kilometres).

The rental is less than 1 kilometre from the surf beaches of Curl Curl, Freshwater, Manly and many more.

The surf beaches are beautifully natural with white sandy beaches, just pack a surf towel and a good book for the most relaxing experience of your life. Natural rock pools and public swimming pools are also available all year round.

The surf beaches are patrolled by life guards and safe swimming areas are displayed on all our northern beach beaches, always take notice of the beach flags indicating safe swimming.

Walkways skirting the waterfront for kilometres in either direction, south to Manly north to Long Reef beach and beyond.

Also close by are sporting fields for netball, soccer, cricket, tennis, golf, lawn bowling clubs and a lot more.

Warringah Mall shopping centre is also near the rental, Warringah Mall is one of the largest shopping mall in Sydney with many fashion, home wares, restaurants fast food outlets, fresh fruit and veg and much more.

Within the shopping centre is also a Hoyts Cinema centre showing the latest movies, large public library providing newspapers from around the world, DVD and CD hire, internet/wifi and printing service.

Local maps and much more available to you as a tourist to the area.

Public bus service directly to the city CBD by express bus is less than 1 minute away and the bus to Manly is only 5 minutes from the address.

Local fitness centres and yoga classes are less than 3 minutes walk away and a local park is across the road and leads straight to the beach.

We have the option of many local restaurants: Thai, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vegetarian, most offering home delivery service or phone and pickup.

We have local shops within walking distance: green grocer, butcher, baker, award winning coffee shops, newsagent, chemist, fish and chip and take away fast food and liquor shop.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From AU$150 Per night

Freshwater Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Sep 1 2014 - Dec 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
AU$170
From
AU$180
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,050
AU$3,400
 
 
Summer/
Dec 2 2014 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
AU$200
From
AU$220
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,300
AU$3,800
 
 
New Years Eve
Dec 31 2014 - Jan 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
Autumn
Apr 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
AU$170
From
AU$180
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$950
AU$3,400
 
 
Winter
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
AU$150
From
AU$160
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$850
AU$2,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$180
AU$1,100
AU$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Wi Fi connection p.week AU$25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit AU$400
cleaning AU$95 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes A security deposit is required this will vary according to length of stay over 1 week, to be refunded at end of stay.


Local tourist tax of 10%
A deposit of 25% of total is required on booking and balance on arrival. This will need to be in the form cash (Aust.$] or direct debit into bank, or PayPal account as credit card facilities are not available.
A holding deposit on acceptance of charges is required. This is 25% of the total charge.
Owner does not have credit card facilities, final payment may be paid prior to arriving or on arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Freshwater Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 22 m²
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main - WC, Shower enclosure
  • The bathroom is spacious with white wall to floor tiles. Large hand basin with vanity bench top in Australian Hardwood. The shower is extra large with plenty of room to move. There is a toilet within the bathroom area. Plenty of towel rail hooks and shower storage basket. State of the art hair dryer for your convenience. Also a set of bathroom scales for weighing yourself or your luggage. Soap, hand deodorizer/moisturizer are supplied. Guest will need a dongle to access internet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master - Queen Bed
  • The bedroom is spacious and well appointed with queen size ensemble bed with posture support mattress. All bed linen is supplied and of the best Australian quality. Large mirrored double built in wardrobe with extra if required for suit cases. Australian artwork is displayed to ad to the relaxed atmosphere of the unit. The flooring is slate tile for the Australian Summer months with stylish scatter rugs for the cooler months. There is also large sliding windows to catch the summer sea breeze. The bedroom is painted antique white for a fresh, cool and bright feel. Plenty of shelf space and draws also available for easy storage. Garden outlook from the bedroom windows invite calmness and privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Chairs
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Situated within a large garden and overlooking a large 35feet lap in ground swimming pool. Garden furniture is provided and you are welcome to use. Garden table and chairs for alfresco dinning. Gas barbecue facilities are available or Webber covered outdoor cooking is also available when allowed according to Australian weather restrictions permit. Visitors may us the swimming pool and the garden area if desired. Towels for the purpose of swimming pool use are supplied along with surf towels. Mobile phone reception is available and internet connection is via the use of a dongle purchased by the visitor through any of the phone and internet providers.
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