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Clifftop- spectacular coastal views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

'Clifftop' is a special house situated above the beautiful award winning Tathra Beach. Built in the 1960's the house is quality double brick, retro style. The house and garden is lovingly maintained by us (Chris and Bruce) to make your stay memorable. We have a 7 night minimum stay so you have time to relax, unwind and enjoy our beautiful location. Note:During the summer period only Saturday to Saturday bookings are accepted unless arranged otherwise.

'Clifftop' features high cypress pine ceilings throughout, reverse cycle air conditioning and a loungeroom with spectacular coastal views. It offers easy care living with a well catered kitchen and bathroom with shower and bath.

The main bedroom has a queen bed with TV and views to the ocean. The larger bedroom is roomy and private with either a comfortable king bed or unzips to 2 singles. A 5th person can be accommodated if necessary on a divan in the family room (extra person fee applies). All linen is supplied.

The casual lounge and dining areas are located in the main living room overlooking the bay. Morning sun streams in during the winter months making this a great warm winter retreat. In summer the sea breezes temper the summer heat making Clifftop a wonderful holiday house all year round.

A timber deck at the rear of the house offers views over a private forested gully with established sub tropical landscaped gardens. Relax over a barbeque and watch the sun go down.

PETS - A maximum of 2 pets are allowed. They must be clean and well behaved. The house has a small fenced space connected to an enclosed rear balcony. Pets must not be left inside the house when owners are out and simple house rules must be observed inside ( no pets in the bedrooms. No dirty, wet, sandy dogs inside. Feed and water pets outside) Owners must take full responsibility including any destructive damage by pets. Tathra beach is mostly pet friendly (information supplied), with plenty of local walks and parks in the area.

Before visiting our area owners should seek advice on appropriate treatment for pets for paralysis ticks.

HORSES - If you want to travel with your horse we have another property at Kangarutha Cottage where we can accommodate your horse too. The property is also listed on Stayz.

TARIFF - We ask a 20% deposit for Clifftop on booking and the balance due 1 month prior to your stay. "For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts".

Local amemities and interests

'Clifftop' is located right on top of the cliff with unimpeded views. You can almost reach out and touch the sea eagles as they often soar in the updraughts right in front of the house.

Whales frequent the bay in season and 'Clifftop' is the dress circle viewing location.

The house is very protected from prevailing winds and the northerly aspect adds to the warm ambience.

It is only a short 150m stroll to the one of the safest and most beautiful beaches in NSW. Tathra beach is patrolled by lifeguards every weekend from September and every day during the summer to the end of February.

Cliff Place is a quiet, peaceful street with no through traffic. Only a short walk of 200m leads you to the famous Tathra Wharf, one of the only old heritage listed shipping wharves on the east coast of Australia. The fishing here is safe and productive with good seasonal catches of trevally, yellow tail, sea bream, mackerel and more. You can simply watch the action if you prefer while enjoying a great cup of coffee or lunch at the wharf cafe.

The local butcher, newsagent and supermarket are located right at the top of the street, just a short 150m stroll. Restaurants, clubs and the historic Tathra Hotel (presently under renovation) are all within a short walk for lunch and dinner, or a courtesy bus is available on request from some venues.

Things to do

We live on property just out of town, adjoining Bournda NP, with tall coastal forest, abundant wildlife, walking trails and private picnic spots. We are very happy for our Clifftop guests to visit us and enjoy our special place.

Tathra is surrounded by National parks featuring many coves, beaches, inlets, lakes and rivers. Bournda NP to the south and Mimosa Rocks NP to the north are only a few minutes drive away. They offer safe swimming lagoons and inlets for fishing, kayaking, bushwalking, beach walking and picnics. Many spots are very accessible by car and wildlife is in abundance.

Kayak or boat up the beautiful nearby Bega River, and catch a fish or two for the BBQ.

Surf the best waves on the coast.

Deep sea fishing charters, bicyle hire and tours can be arranged.

Golf, tennis, mountain bike tracks, and lawn bowls are close by.

Merimbula is only 20 minute drive away for cinemas, shops and restaurants.

Getting there:

Fly to Merimbula from Sydney or Merimbula - pick up can be arranged or car hire is possible

Arrive by bus to Bega or Merimbula - Pick up can be arranged

Drive and enjoy the coastal scenery -

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2017

Amenities

Tathra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing

Reviews

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Clifftop- spectacular coastal views
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia
5

Excellent location views fantastic retro '60 house

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay great retro '60 house fantastic ocean views wanted for nothing owners thought of everything even left a welcome gift which was very much appreciated We'll definitely be back

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Enjoyable and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Clifftop. Tathra is such a great beach for families with very friendly, helpful locals. Clifftop has been cozy, with a magnificent view and everything needed for a relaxing stay. We really loved the furniture and decoration theme throughout the house.

Thanks

Jack and Janelle

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks so much . We do love to hear that our guests enjoy the house and our special town. It makes our job very satisfying . We will look forward to seeing you again . It's good to remember that Tathra beach has lifeguards during February too. Regards Chris
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5

Perfect, relaxed home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at your beautiful house. For our family of four it was perfect; from the comfortable beds, very well equiped kitchen, great little retro touches, thoughtful inclusions such as sunscreen and radox in the bathroom, to the beautifully maintained, large garden to wander round in and magnificent views from the balcony (the great view from the kitchen even makes washing up a pleasure!) all the comforts of home are there. Being pet friendly at Clifftop was a big bonus for us as the 4-legged member of our family loved going leash-free on the northern parts of Tathra beach. Our teenaged son loved exploring the many nearby mountain bike trails while we relaxed on the deck with several good books! Our final nights dinner at Fat Tonys was the icing on the cake of a lovely week. Thank you Chris and Bruce.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Dee for your review. I really enjoyed meeting your family on arrival and we were so glad you had a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Clifftop is in such a special spot and we love to see happy guests. My late parents built Clifftop in 1960 and it was my mother's 'Dream Home'. They landscaped the beautiful garden. I know she would love to see it loved by our guests . Tathra does offer both active and relaxed activities for all ages. Our cafes, clubs and restaurants cater for most tastes and I'm glad you enjoyed the experience at Fat Tony's We will look forward to meeting again Thanks Dee
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Great views & location

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property. Just right for a family of four and just a short walk to the beach and wharf. Tathra is very relaxing and the house had a fantastic view of the ocean and surrounds. Highly recommended and Chris was very helpful and knew all the spots to visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Marsha. It was lovely to stop by and meet your family during your stay. Clifftop does have a wonderful view and whales and sea eagles are often seen from the house. If you plan to return sometime Bruce and I will be more than happy to tell you more about our beautiful area.
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Phillip Island, Vic
5

The perfect escape.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Chris & Bruce. Another perfect holiday at 'Clifftop'. We have watched whales from the front garden, goannas climb trees, countless birds feed and that is before we even left the house. We will be back.

Fellow visitors don't miss out on a trip to the new 'on the perch' very interesting!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed the house and all the wildlife and destinations around Tathra. We do have a lot to offer for visitors who enjoy our natural places. Hope to see you again at Clifftop.
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We thought we knew every corner of tathra but until now nobody told us there is such a good place (even pet friendly)!!! The view is amazing, singing birds, sounds of waves leaves you speechless. The garden balcony and front verandah are beautiful. Very comfortable beds. Especially close to fishing, shops , even if the hill is a little hard for a nana like me but nice walking distance with a dog.. We came to tathra so many times and we are still going to come back again. Thanks Bruce and Chris.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at Clifftop. I enjoyed our chat over a Turkish coffee. I am so glad that you could enjoy our house and its surrounds. I will look forward to you staying perhaps next year.
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Notes

  • 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 4 guests. Property has 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 4 guests

    Optional Costs
    5th person (adult) c: $30 per stay
    5th person (child) c: $30 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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