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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

It is no surprise that Alchemy is the most popular beach house on Island Beach. When our guests walk in they have one word - STUNNING. The water views are breathtaking, uninterrupted and endless. The large windows and deck make for great marine wildlife watching, having your morning Nespresso, passing the day relaxing with a good book, sunning on the beach or the endless choices of feasting on the fresh and simply amazing local food offered on this special Island.

Alchemy is a contemporary beach house with modern style furnishings, an absolute seafront location and spectacular 180 degree views. Only 50 steps from deck to the safe swimming beach with its beautiful soft white sand, so close you can laze on the deck and watch and hear your children playing on the beach!! Uniquely situated as one of the very few beach houses with no road in front!!

Enjoy over 2kms of beach for leisurely walks and perfect swimming. Great fishing, with King George Whiting being the catch of the day.

Barbeque, market umbrella and comfortable teak outdoor furniture makes your sundeck the centre of relaxation!

A fish cleaning station is provided to clean your catch and the pelicans are always waiting on the beach to eat the leftovers!

With superior facilities with accommodation for up to 6 people, we can't wait to have you stay and share our perfect piece of paradise.

Soon to be built Kangaroo Island Links golf course, which will be world renowned, only a short 10 minute drive from Alchemy.

A few detail to help you make a decision: Inside Alchemy

Beautiful open plan living and dining area with comfy lounges for an afternoon snooze. Listen to your favourite music on the CD player, or put in a DVD for the children's down time.

A modern fully equipped kitchen includes,Nespresso coffee pod machine (pods not provided), Miele dishwasher, microwave, and blender.

A slow burning combustion heater keeps the rooms cozy and toasty warm in the cooler months, and ceiling fans cool the room perfectly in summer.

Fabulous professional Kangaroo Island landscape photography is shown throughout Alchemy, as well as beautiful paintings from talented South Australian artist, Sally Hayne and local pieces of art dot the walls throughout.

The Bedrooms and added features

The master bedroom features magnificent views with a luxurious queen-sized bed with designer bedding and electric blanket. The sliding doors onto the deck is a delightful feature. The ensuite has a shower with beautiful pendant lighting.

Second luxurious queen-sized bedroom boasts the same bedding and also features sliding doors to a private deck area.

The third bedroom has a Hi-Lo timber bunk with safe railings, and a single bed.

There is a second bathroom completely with shower and a bathtub.

Comfy doonas and pillows are provided, and the linen is modern and fine quality.

Children's gear include port-o-cot, high chair, change pad and small table and chairs.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017


Other Activities:

50 steps to beach


Island Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
Southport, Queensland, Australia

Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

The house was gorgeous and the position on the bay really beautiful. We found it to be a very central position from where we could explore the island.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Margot for your delightful comments about your stay at Alchemy, and visit to Kangaroo Island. I believe the weather was superb during your stay too! Island Beach is a special place that is for certain. We LOVE sharing our beautiful beachhouse with our guests. We hope to have you and your family stay again sometime. Happy Easter!
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Amazing view and great for families

  • 5 of 5

Despite poor timing (we had the storms and floods of the century in SA that week), our stay at Alchemy ended up being very relaxing, thanks to a very cosy fireplace, and an amazing location and view. The house feels light and open, which makes you feel very close to the wonderful beach strip and view of the ocean. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Jan. We love to be able to share with our guests one of Australia's best kept secrets. Hope to see you again at Island Beach!
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Excellent Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great view and only meters from the beach, Wish we had more time to enjoy the island. 3 days is too short! will be back in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: So glad you had such a great time Peter. I always feel like any time on Island Beach is too short. It would be our pleasure to have you return with your family. Warm regards...
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia

Nice comfortable property.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay - beautiful position, clean & comfortable house, quite close to Pennyshaw for basic shopping needs though fair drive to Kingscote. A great place if you want peace and quiet and walks on the beach to recharge.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your feedback Jenny. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great property amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Alchemy was the perfect place for our family for some much needed restorative time. Having the beach right in front that the kids could go play while we could watch with a glass of wine from the balcony was awesome. A very comfortable house and great base from which to explore KI. Also got to meet some lovely locals (people and animals) via Carey's store. We hope to come back sooner rather than later. Thanks Lori!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you Cindy for not only reviewing our property, but describing your awesome stay at Alchemy on Island Beach and the other local attractions. Having the beach RIGHT THERE is a luxury you can not find in too many places arund the world. The Carey's are wonderful locals who know everything and are happy to share this knowledge. Sandy and Dennis Carey are passionate about rescuing injured wildlife and nurturing them back to health. We too hope to see you again sooner, rather than later!! Thanks again Cindy!
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  • 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 2 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $250 per stay
    Cleaning cost: $75 per stay
    Linen Hire: $30 per person

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