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Mar-Lins Beach House, HUGE modern 63 sq. metres lounge/dining room, pet friendly

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,840 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Mar-Lins Beach House is a modern 4 bedroom house, sleeps 10 people comfortably

Mar-Lins Beach House has a HUGE 63 sq. metres combined lounge/dining room giving you all the space you need for a relaxing holiday. Outside this room is a 22 sq. metre deck with extra seating, BBQ and shade sails. In the large backyard we have a kid's cubby house/play fort and swing set.

We have a fully equipped kitchen with new cooking utensils, appliances and dishwasher. There is a 6 burner entertainers BBQ on the back deck.

There are 2 bathrooms, one with a 3 person spa bath. Also an ipod docking station, 2 TVs, a DVD & CD player to keep you entertained. For the littlies we have a complimentary high chair and portable cot.

Please note you are dealing direct with the owners, not with third parties so the only commission you will pay is the HomeAway "service fee". Our calendar is always up to date so you can book with confidence if the dates you require are shown as available. The only time this would not occur is if we receive simultaneous booking requests, but in practice this is very rare.

We have never "double booked" and would never ever consider cancelling a confirmed booking to accept a "better offer".

Discounts are available for bookings of 7 nights or more. The discounted price will be calculated automatically when you book.

All inside rooms were repainted in December 2017 giving the house a fresh modern look. All soft furnishings and decor were replaced at the same time. Updated photos are now included on this web-site.

Please note you need to provide your own linen and towels.

The house is available all year round including winter where we have gas heating. For summer there are ceiling fans in all four bedrooms, also in the dining and lounge rooms. Most summer days we get great north-easterly breezes through the northern and eastern windows.

The house is approximately 2 hours by car from Sutherland, 1½ hours from Wollongong City and 2¾ hours from Canberra via Nerriga.

Check in is anytime after 3 pm, and for your extra convenience you can stay until 11 am on the day of check-out.

There is a preferred two night minimum stay for our property at all times. At the owner's discretion we will consider one night bookings on payment of an additional amount, not exceeding $100, to be advised at the time of booking.

The house is in King George St, only one street back from the beach. It's only a short 4 minute walk to an uncrowded, child friendly beautiful beach on Jervis Bay where you can often see the dolphins. See the Google earth screen shot, included with our house photos, showing the closeness to the beach!

(Note - Dogs are allowed on beach off leash during certain times).

There is a small Italian restaurant and take-away shop in Callala Beach itself. There are tennis courts for hire near the beach.

Club Callala in Callala Beach Road has bowling and golf, also a bistro open 6 days, and a courtesy bus.

Only a few minutes away by car in Emmett Street Callala Bay there is a small shopping centre with IGA supermarket, butcher, baker, chemist, liquor cellar, a couple of cafes, hairdresser, gift & beachwear, hardware etc and not too much else !!

Bed configuration:

Bedroom 1 – Queen bed

Bedroom 2 – Queen Bed

Bedroom 3 – 2 x set of single bunks – sleeps 4

Bedroom 4 – 1 x set of single bunks – sleeps 2

We love dogs and they are very welcome at Mar-Lins Beach House. We ask that you bring bedding for your dog to sleep on and that if they want to sit on the furniture that you bring suitable protective materials with you. Also we ask that you pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings before you leave - to make the yard nice and clean for our next guests.

Recent comments in our Guest Book include:

"Everyone was so happy with this house, not a single unhappy face! It was so nice and so close to Callala Beach. Thank you. PS: I love the deco and colour scheme." Jan 2018.

"This is our second year in a row staying at Mar-Lins. Wonderful house, lots of changes, great location, close walk to beach. The kids had a ball. "Best time". Lots of BBQs, great company, look forward to coming back again." Jan 2018.

"Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely spacious beach house. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed everything the house had to offer." Nov 17

"Thank you very much for letting us stay. We loved your house, spacious, big and beautiful. We had great fun over the two days we stayed, kids above all loved it the most." Sep 17

“Thank you for the best stay with the kids and dogs. We have made many memories here and will be back again”. Apr 17

“Thank you so much for having us. The house was lovely and we all had a great time. Will definitely come back again”. Apr 17

“Thank you for letting us stay here. We had a fantastic time.” Feb 17

“Thanks for letting us stay in this lovely house. We have had an incredible time here, and loved the beach and the house. We were pleasantly surprised at how spacious the house was and loved the relaxed feel. We would definitely come back.” Dec 16.

“Thank you so much for your lovely home. A bunch of international students that have never been so close to the beach. It was a wonderful experience. Thanks for providing an amazing and cosy beach home. Loved all the bedrooms and spacious living area”. Oct 16

“Wonderful house with well-thought decor. Made us feel at home with our family and friends”. Sept 16

“Thank you for a beautiful stay. Us girls and pooches had a lovely time and your house is just beautiful”. Sept 16

More Details

Graham Ethell
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 9, 2018


Callala Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1840 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Additional cleaning fees will be levied for smoking inside the house
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • The main bathroom has a large spa bath, shower and toilet. The other bathroom has a shower and toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - This room has a queen bed
    Bedroom 2 - This room has a queen bed.
    Bedroom 3 - This room has 2 double bunks sleeps 4
    Bedroom 4 - This room has one double bunk sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Mar-Lins Beach House, HUGE modern 63 sq. metres lounge/dining room, pet friendly
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 36 reviews

We loved it

  • 5 of 5

The property was spotlessly clean. The host was fantastic, plenty of communication to make sure we found our way.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful well looked after home, very large..

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful well maintained home, plenty of space, we had a fantastic time, very close to beach..

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shannon, Thanks for your review. You are welcome back anytime, hope to see you again. Regards Graham
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Easy and cosy,very comfortable,feeling like home.

  • 5 of 5

Location is awesome!the house is exactly like the picture. large and plenty room for 5 adult,2 kids and 2 golden retrievers. You have everything you need in this home. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jie, Thanks for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed your birthday night at Mar-Lins Beach House. Next time you will have to stay a bit longer to enjoy everything Callala Beach has to offer. Graham
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Has everything one needs!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house with two adults, 8 (!) teenage girls and our two dogs. A good time was had by all, including the dogs. With the large living area, deck and huge garden, the house is spacious enough for such a large crowd, in such a lovely location and so close to the beach. The beach is not crowded and off lead during certain periods for dogs. The house is fully fenced to keep the pooches secure.The interior, furnishings and decoration add to the holiday feel. The kitchen is fully equipped, dishwasher and washing machine a plus! We would all love to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Hilke, Thanks for your review. Wow, 8 teenage girls, must have kept you busy! Thanks also for letting me know about minor maintenance items, e.g. light bulbs and tap washers. With the house fully booked for two months from mid December we don't have much availability to check these things between bookings. Graham
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Sydney. Australia

Perfect property

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Mar Lins beach house. It was amazing. Beach was just around the corner and simply peaceful relaxing and so clean. Fun was had by the whole family. Had pretty much everything we needed in the house. The lounge/ entertainment room was spacious and the garden was enjoyed by all and the dog too. Bbq and outside furniture on deck was perfect for a big family. All the other little towns were half n hour or less to get too. So after a big day out it was great to come back to peaceful Callala Bay. Not indated with tourist.

Only a slight draw back as we were mainly adults so the bunk beds were just a tad uncomfortable. Apart from that everyone commented on how spacious the whole house was and that their stay there was a happy memorable one. Thank you Graham and Happy New year to you n your family.

Ps. The new paint job and soft colours made the house look much more contemporary. Great change.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pat, I'm glad your family enjoyed Christmas at Mar-Lins Beach House. Thank you for your comments, especially regarding the new paint and furnishings. We think they all look pretty good too! Graham
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This is excellent place,real home, close to the beach. It's also really looks the same as in the pictures. I recommend this house and the place I would return again. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dubravka, Thanks for your great review and I'm glad you enjoyed the weekend with your friends. Sorry about the weather and road conditions from Canberra. However that's something we don't have any control over. I've sent you a short-cut way to book if you would like to return some day. Graham
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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