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shellies on the beach Big House

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

BIG HOUSE:( Pet Friendly on request.) ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT, Charming big spacious 2 storey beach-house backing on to the beach with your own beach path through the tropical garden. Polished timber floors, with a beautiful Bali feel.

Character-filled eco-chic family friendly home nestled behind the dunes in one of the BEST POSITIONS in Sawtell. This big comfy beach house offers a stainless steel kitchen with a gas cooktop, a 10 seater dining table, relaxing open-space living area downstairs with a ROMANTIC double Bali bed, a reading den. And a PIANO !

We are not 50 shades of grey marble, we are comfy and quirky. The Big House has 3 decks/balconies, and 2 bathrooms plus an outside hot shower for after-swims. Free wifi.

Upstairs: 2 romantic Q bedrooms with joint ensuite with shower and spa bath; rumpus room with lounge, TV, a king single bed, a single day-bed, another outside daybed on the top balcony, 2 decks and lots of room to spread out. Double Bali bed downstairs.

YOUR OWN BEACH PATH at the bottom of the garden to gorgeous Sawtell beach with rock pools, headland and surf. A hot/cold outside shower when you get back.

Cafes, pubs and boutiques , and a MOVIE THEATRE all a short stroll in fabulous Sawtie main st.. Tennis, golf, lawn bowls, famous Rock pool, surf club, and a much loved Movie Theatre reopened, all a short stroll away.

Luxurious Bali styled garden has our Buddha Bar hut, and yr path to Sawtell beach.

Sleeps 6 - 8 (extra guests above 6 = $20 p/n)

We are proud to say we have hosted well-known artists, actors, a famous conductor, a judge ( with her pet cat) a poet laureate, a family with a pet Joey, and many many happy families with their grandparents and grandbabies.

If our calender says we're booked, still please enquire as it may not have been updated.

LITTLE HOUSE: Pet Friendly on request

Next door in the same beaut spot right on the beach, but private from the Big House, offering an intimate tropical hideaway experience. 1 Q bedroom downstairs, plus Bali day bed in living area. Mezzanine floor( loft) has 1 Q,+ 1 S (ladder access, great for the kids or the young at heart.,but not for old or infirm). One bathroom, with internal laundry. Gas cooktop, great air conditioning. Outdoor BBQ and seating areas, cool Gazebo. Sleeps up to 6.

Luxurious Bali styled garden backs onto beach dunes, and your own private path to Sawtell beach. An outdoor entertainment area for dining, bird and wildlife watching, or laZing in the tropical garden. Dogs must respect wildlife.

A short STROLL TO THE VILLAGE for almost everything you would need.

Fab one and two-story Beach houses.Shellies on the Beach Big house and Little house

You can book both beach houses and enjoy a big family gathering (total sleeps 12 -14, )with a luxurious Bali garden and Buddha Bar Bali hut. Your path to the beach leads from the garden. The gardens can be opened to accommodate large outdoor seating for family get-togethers.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017


Other Activities:

Great beach, village, cafes, v


Sawtell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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shellies on the beach Big House
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 36 reviews
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

wonderful location, perfect place for our family to relax

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Tamworth, NSW, Australia

Quirky and terrific location

  • 4 of 5

Had the pleasure of catching up with six girlfriends for a long weekend at Shellies Big House. The character and quirkiness of the house added to the atmosphere and we had a wonderful time. There's lots to appreciate with an eclectic collection of décor items. We spent a lot of time in the lush garden and were happy to share the space with the local wildlife. During out stay Shellie called in to say hi. It was obvious she gets great pleasure having people stay in her house and have a great time. All in all a terrific getaway!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent property Jacaranda Villa

  • 5 of 5

Communication was excellent with owners with lead up to stay, giving us a welcome pack which detailed some attractions around the area. Property was clean, modern and spacious, we had 3 families stay which was a total of 7 adults and 4 children plenty of room. From the pools and bbq areas to canoeing and games room, it was a great place to stay unwind and enjoy some quality family time, peaceful surrounding would not hesitate in returning to this beautiful part of the world. Thank you Lisa

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Great location - right on the beach. House was fantastic - everything had been thought of. Host was very welcoming and went out of her way for us. Would definitely stay there again. We had both houses and it was great for a big group.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia

Beautiful beach house

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here numerous times, its is very homely and exactly what you want a getaway to be. Every time we stay here if we have visitors they are blown away by the location, how many rooms it has and all the little surprises you have when walking around the home to the front entrance walking on a pond, the beautiful art, to the notes that Shellie leaves around the house. The beds are super comfy and it is in such a beautiful location, it really makes you appreciate life and what it has to offer.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia

Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

We both loved just about everything at Shellies. Listening to the ocean and watching the sunrise from the bedroom was awesome. The quirky nature of the place was very appealing and Sawtell is a lovely spot. The only downside was the lack of a perimeter fence which prevented us enjoying the Buddha Bar and back yard with our beach-crazed dogs.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • 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 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 7 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $100 per stay
    Cleaning fee : $40 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Pet fee 2 dogs max : $30 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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