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PetLet 4: Renovated 4BR w Private Beach & Boat

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

** At Pet Let, our lovely guests are our business! So we say thank you with a lovely bottle of South Australian wine and some choccy on arrival! Please enjoy! **

Is this the ultimate in pet friendly Fleurieu holidays? We may be biased, but we think it is! Lets start with its location: lakefront with a private beach! The downstairs living area, main bedroom suite, private courtyard and rear verandah all enjoy stunning views of the beach and the lake. If you want to do more than just sit and stare, drag our kayak a few metres from the back fence to the water line and go for a 4.5km paddle! Go for a swim. Take the row boat for a spin. Play with the kids on the beach or in the shallow water at the lakes edge. This is a truly glorious place to get active or just relax!

The two story house is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac just a few minutes walk from Franklin Parade (the esplanade at Encounter Bay). The property has been extensively renovated in September 2017 with brand new kitchen, two new bathrooms, new flooring throughout, new furniture in most rooms, new LED lighting, new window treatments and more!

As you walk in the front door to the hallway, there is a large downstairs light and bright bedroom (all beds are made up ready for your arrival), with a sliding door to the private courtyard, and a wall mounted TV. Next is a bathroom, which means those who are not able to climb stairs can reside completely downstairs throughout their stay. There is a separate toilet (nicknamed the “Harry Potter Room” because it is under the stairs) and laundry. The hallway ultimately opens onto the main open plan living area and kitchen. This fully tiled space has a wall of windows looking out to the lake and private beach for uninterrupted views.

There is an extendable dining table that can seat 10, a lounge area with big LCD TV and home theatre and a kitchen with dishwasher and breakfast bar. This room has three sets of sliding doors: two leading out to the verandah overlooking the lake and one leading to the private central courtyard.

The central courtyard (still with views to the lake) has a wonderful Vergola remote control roof. This enables you to control the light and air flow in the courtyard. It can be completely closed for a waterproof space. The 4 burner hooded gas BBQ sits in the courtyard, along with an outdoor setting.

Upstairs are three more bedrooms, including one that doubles as a second living space (with TV, Apple TV and DVD), and two full bathrooms. The main bedroom suite has a large walk in robe (with views of the lake!), an ensuite bathroom and a large bedroom space with stunning views. It has its own wall mounted TV.

The back verandah (facing the lake) is a lovely place to sit, relax and enjoy the lake. There is a comfortable outdoor setting as well as two Ikea beach chairs that can be moved anywhere in the garden (or down on the beach).

There is NBN WiFi throughout the house and Apple TVs with free Netflix and Stan in both upstairs and downstairs living areas. This gives you access to a massive library of movies and high quality TV shows. The kids can be upstairs watching Red Dog 1 and 2 while you're downstairs watching House of Cards!

If you want to walk to the Esplanade at Encounter Bay, it is a flat 5 minute walk (there is a cut through at the bottom of Islander Drive). The house is within walking distance to 3 cafes (our favourite – The Beach House, Pa’s Fish Cafe and The Boulevard Cafe (on the lake at Bartel Boulevard) and the Yilki General Store (extremely popular for coffee and an egg roll for breakfast!.

Bedding Configuration

4 Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1: King size bed with huge pillow top mattress (upstairs)

Bedroom 2: Queen size bed with pillow top mattress (upstairs)

Bedroom 3: Queen size bed (downstairs)

Bedroom 4/Second Living Area: 1 x Double sofa bed (extra cost applies) (upstairs)

Cleaning includes professional house clean and beds made up ready for your arrival (BYO towels) ***

*** Pet Friendly Holidaying ***

If your pets are put in a kennel while you are on holidays not only will they have a horrible time and you will miss them, but it will cost you a significant chunk of money! Bring the fur kids on holiday with you instead!

The backyard of this property is completely enclosed so your animals can be outside safely. There is shade and lawn. Your well behaved animals are very welcome inside. If but not on the furniture please (unless you bring blankets or sheets to cover the furniture).

We provide food and water bowls. Just bring bedding for your animals and they will be set for a wonderful holiday!

Our properties are cleaned to a very high standard to ensure that whilst it is pet friendly, it is not pet smelly!

***Council limit of 2 pets per stay***

If this property is booked, we have another pet friendly property on the lake at Encounter Bay (33 Clipper Court). That property has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and was extensively renovated in November 2015.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017


Encounter Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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PetLet 4: Renovated 4BR w Private Beach & Boat
average rating of 4.909091 based on 33 reviews
Glengowrie, South Australia, Australia

Excellent propoerty

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Everything we needed was in the house. The pet friendly house was wonderful. I cannot fault it.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks for the awesome review Narelle, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Your welcome back anytime!
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Barossa, South Australia, Australia

Most enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

Had everything we could possibly want for our stay, quiet and 5 mins from town and beaches the dogs had a ball as we did, highly recommend a stay here, kept informed by text and email from the Pet Let team

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Pauline, we appreciate your time in writing a lovely review. Thank you for your feedback and we welcome your family back anytime! :)
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

fantastic holiday property

  • 5 of 5

thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property, loved the location, especially the private beach and water toys! perfect family holiday!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you for the wonderful review Sue! We appreciate all your feedback and we are so happy that you felt it was the 'perfect family holiday'! Your all welcome back anytime! 5 stars to you for being awesome guests! :)
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Encounter Bay, South Australia, Australia

Excellent accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent time accommodation was exceptional. The dog had a fantastic stay exhausted every night. Highly recoomend the property and Petlet so easy to deal with

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Kerry, thanks for the awesome review! We are thrilled that you and your fur kid had a fantastic stay, that is our goal! We would love to have you stay again with us sometime and have many other homes to choose from if you would like to try something different. Thanks again! Pet Let.
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South Australia, Australia

Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days at this amazing property. The home was spotless and well set out and decorated. Very quiet location ovetlooking the lake. Absolutely loved spending time with our dogs out on the lawn by the lake. Both dogs had a ball and we loved watching how they were enjoying there stay. This holiday for us was all about the dogs and them having fun.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Joy, I loved reading your review (and thank you for the great feedback), this makes all our efforts worthwhile when we read such a lovely write up from a clearly loving family. We are all about the guests AND the pets, so I feel we have done our job. We sincerely hope you and your fur kids come and stay with us again as your valued guests. Warm regards, Pet Let.
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Amazing relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent four nights at this property and wow is all I can say.

There were 2 adults, a child & 2 dogs. The house itself is huge, 3 great bedrooms, 3 great bathrooms (1 downstairs which is a massive bonus) the house is well equiped (even has wifi) and the fact that you don't have to bring your own linen as the beds are already made up is fab.

We are in love with the master bedroom with king size beds and lake view.

Our daughter spent hours on the private beach and kayaking on the lake. Hubby was gutted he couldn't fit in the small kayak to have ago.

The weather was perfect and we were able to enjoy days out quad biking, boat touring and eating out a lot before coming home to relax outside in front of the lake.

It we so quiet and peaceful at all times of day and we are home now feeling refreshed.

We loved it so much we have booked to bring our parents in July which we now cannot wait for.

Thank you so much to the team who work very hard keeping the property u to a high standard.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa for the wonderful feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Excellent guests! Two thumbs up
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Other Activities:

Encounter Lake


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 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $300 per stay
    Cleaning & Linen: $95 per stay

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