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dream catcher beach house

Shellharbour NSW, Australia
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

"Dream Catcher" is a modern 3 bedroom beach house that accommodates up to 6 persons.

This Brilliant Beach House is fully air-conditioned, has ocean views and everything you could want for a weekend or longer stay.

This Beach House is a fully self contained, two story house. It is spacious, comfortable and very modern, offering beautiful art, quality furniture & facilities.

Dream Catcher was a finalist in the 2013 South Coast Tourism awards.

This is luxury holiday accommodation for up to six people. It is situated in a fabulous location where you can put the car away and just stroll to the shops, cafes, restaurants, walking tracks, ocean, patrolled beaches, ocean swimming and wading pool, parks, fishing locations, bike tracks, Workers Club, Bowling Club or the hotel.

*****This Beach House consists of 3 bedrooms, the main and 2nd bedroom have

a Queen bed each, the 3rd bedroom has 2 singles that if required can be made into a Double bed. *****

The upstairs living room incorporates the lounge, dining and kitchen, the kitchen is to die for and extends out onto the balcony with an outdoor kitchen which has a sink and built in BBQ. The kitchen has a island bench top perfect for sitting around.

The stainless steel appliances and fridge is a feature of the area and other inclusions are dishwasher, microwave and wine fridge. All utensils & small appliances are included (toaster, kettle, glasses, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans, etc).

For coffee lovers there is a quality Delonghi Nespresso Coffee machine.

The balcony is huge and has a large table and chairs so you can cook and eat whilst enjoying the ocean views.

The lounge features a large flat screen TV, surround sound system, playstation with games as well, DVD player as well and a DVD and music library.

Quality sheets, quilts, blankets, towels & beach towels are included.

The upstairs bathroom has a Spa Bath, large shower and toilet & is a modern design.

Downstairs, has a living area with large flat screen TV, surround sound system, ipod dock if you want to bring your own music, DVD player as well and a DVD and music library.

There is a well equipped laundry, with washing machine & laundry powder, dryer, vacuum cleaner, iron & ironing board. The bathroom has a double shower and toilet.

Outside, the fully fenced courtyard is accessed from the downstairs living room & has an outdoor shower (hot and cold water) & a six seater spa to relax in. This area also has a clothes line.

The double garage has remote control.

We also supply books, magazines & some board games.

Please note:- Weekend (Friday and Saturday) price applies even when booking Thursday and Friday or Saturday and Sunday.


Shellharbour is a charming township on the coast, south of Wollongong. It is located around 1 1/2 hours south of Sydney, 25km south of central Wollongong. It is just a 10 minute drive to either Jamberoo or Kiama.

The surrounding area offers rainforest walks, stunning drives and scenery, golf courses, top gun flights from the airport, markets (gourmet & craft), museums, fishing, diving (Bass Point is know as one of the best on shore diving locations in NSW) and small coastal and country towns to visit.

Kiama, (14km) Gerringong/Gerroa (25km), Jamberoo (20km) and Berry (37km) are all worth visiting whilst in the area.

Lake Illawarra, Bowral, Robertson, Minnamurra Falls, Picnic Island, Blackbutt Forest Reserve, Mount Kiera Lookout and Jamberoo Recreation Park are also nearby.

A must is to visit what the locals call "the farm" a well know surfing location and also a great place for a picnic or to watch the world go by.


Rest and relax or explore the village and its surrounds:

- Get in the heated outdoor spa that seats six and enjoy a glass of wine

- Stretch your legs and wander through the Village, stop for a hot chocolate at My Chocolate Shoppe, this is a must

- Browse through the boutiques, home wares and cafes

- Make a reservation at Relish for a great meal, they also have a new restaurant at The Links Golf Club (you would need to book well in advance for a table on Saturday night)

- Have a drink on the balcony at the Ocean Beach Hotel, its the best view in town and the Restaurant is excellent

- Enjoy a stroll along the walking track from Dream Catcher to Bass Point

- Order some fish and chips and eat it in the park on the foreshore

- Book into Spa Semiyahn, they will give you a 10% discount I you let them know you are staying at Dream Catcher.

- Have a surfing lesson with the boys from Pine Surfing Academy (details in the house)

- Play golf at Shellharbour or Calderwood

- Do the walk to Minnamurra Falls, this is a favourite of our guests

- Visit what the locals call "The Farm" in Killalea State Park and park at the beach and go for a walk

- Visit Green Poppy in the Village, anything from gourmet food to unusual home wares are available

- Buy some gourmet meat from Superior Meats and cook a BBQ

- Take a leisurely drive to Kiama, Gerringong/Gerroa, Jamberoo or Berry, all are villages worth visiting

- Minnimurra General Store has great food and coffee

- Manning Street Deli in Kiama does great all day dining and coffee and is one of our favourites

- Follow the tourist drive to Minnumurra Falls or up to Saddleback Mountain

- Go on a Top Gun flight from Illawarra Regional Airport

- Book in for High Tea at Ravensthorpe Guesthouse & Restaurant

- Book into a diving course and explore Bass Point for great on shore diving

- Drive to Robertson for a famous pie

- The Illawarra Fly is a 500 metre long, 25 metre high elevated tree top walk ascending at a gentle grade and suitable for visitors of all mobilities. Nestled amongst the temperate rainforest of the Southern Highlands the treetop walk takes you along the picturesque Illawarra escarpment and offers inspiring views from Shellharbour to Bass Point, Lake Illawarra and the South Pacific Ocean. For the thrill seeker a 45 metre high lookout is ascended via a spiral stairway offering panoramic views, combined with the beauty of the rainforest

- Take a scenic drive to Mt Keira Lookout and stop at the Nan Tien Temple on the way back

- Check out the markets, Shellharbour Village Craft Markets on the second Sunday of each month, Kiama Seaside Market on the third Sunday of every month, Kiama Produce Markets on the fourth Saturday of each month or the Berry Markets on the first Sunday of each month.


John, Ann & Chris White

Member Since 2015
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Response time:
within one day
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, The bedding in this room can be either 2 singles or 1 Double


        • 2 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Golf Course Front


                  • Family
                  • Romantic


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Iron & Board
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Garage
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine


                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Kitchen
                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                                  • Child's Highchair
                                  • Dining Area


                                      • Books
                                      • DVD Player
                                      • Games
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                      • Stereo
                                      • Television
                                      • Video Games
                                      • Video Library


                                          • Balcony
                                          • Deck / Patio
                                          • Outdoor Grill


                                              • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                                Pool / Spa

                                                  • Hot Tub


                                                      • forests

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • fishing
                                                          • surfing

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                            25 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            lovely home in a perfect location!


                                                            My family & I stayed at the Dream Catcher beach house for a weekend in Feb & couldn't fault the home or owners. The house is in a fantastic location within easy walking distance to South Beach, cafes, restaurants, the rock pool and Jetty. The location was fantastic and only a short drive to the shopping centre and bass point reserve which is a must see! The house is very clean, spacious and accommodating for a family. Beds were very comfortable, had everything and more you could need for a short or long getaway. Air conditioning in all bedrooms, 2 tvs, 2 bathrooms, large balcony with very clean bbq and well at stocked with kitchen appliances and utensils. We will be back!

                                                            The adams family!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Thanks Karyn for taking the time to write your review!

                                                            We are so glad that you had such an enjoyable stay at Dream Catcher!

                                                            Please let us know if you would like a return visit anytime as you are most welcome!

                                                            Thanks for staying.


                                                            beautiful property for a getaway!

                                                            We had a lovely stay at the Dream Catcher! such a charming and spacious house, great position close to the water and the cafes and shops, all the mod cons and comforts. You appreciate the effort that has gone into making this house the perfect getaway!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Hi Sarah, It is really great to know that you had such an enjoyable stay at Dream Catcher! So good that you were able to also enjoy the location, being so close to the Village cafes and water! You are most welcome to stay again anytime in the future.

                                                            Amazing, amazing, amazing

                                                            Nathan PaineAdelaide

                                                            Having stayed in many holiday houses, this place is the leader of the pack. The house is superbly presented, spacious, close to everything (especially the beaches and the pool) and allowed us one of the most relaxing and enjoyable holidays in a very long time.

                                                            Highly, highly recommended (read wouldn't stay anywhere else in Shellharbour)!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Hi Nathan, Thanks for staying and for taking the time to write your review. We are so glad that you had such an enjoyable stay at Shellharbour! Please let us know if you would like to stay again sometime.

                                                            Dream Catcher Beach House review

                                                            Peter K.South Australia, Australia

                                                            Our stay at the Dream Catcher Beach House could almost not be faulted.

                                                            We had great customer service from the property manager with the lead up to our stay.

                                                            On arrival gaining access to the property was easy and we found the house in excellent condition.

                                                            We had issues getting the BBQ working and ended up cooking on 1 burner only, which was disappointing.

                                                            We found the outdoor spa tricky to get warmed up and the bins hadn't been emptied in some time before our stay.

                                                            Regardless of the above negative points, the property manager was attentive tried to address each issue when we raised them.

                                                            The property on the whole was great and we would consider staying again.

                                                            Fabulous Place to Holiday!

                                                            Naomi D.Sydney

                                                            Perfect location. Close to the beach, main street. Quiet neighbourhood. Relaxing. Beautifully presented house. Would definitely stay here again!

                                                            Lovely House

                                                            Norman M.Allambie Heights, New South Wales, Australia

                                                            Dream Catcher is stylish, spacious, well appointed (except for plastic wine glasses) and light filled. The large security garage was perfect for our bikes and the large balcony with water views was great for al fresco dining. The house is close to the beach and bike paths, but occasionally noisy, as it was on the route to the new marina development under construction.

                                                            We had an issue with the toilets which took some time to fix, notwithstanding the best efforts of the owner, but John generously gave us a free night to compensate for the inconvenience (in addition to the early check-in).

                                                            Overall, the property is great value and comfortable place to relax and unwind.


                                                            Shellharbour NSW, Australia

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                                                            25 Reviews
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