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Deedy's Nest-Couples Retreat/MYSTERY BAY (Mon - Thur March special-pls ask)

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Entire house, with a large home feel amongst native garden, just for a couple

Deedy's Nest has a large open plan living/dinning/kitchen area, bedroom with walk-in robe & iron/ironing board cupboard, spacious bathroom/laundry, study & tons of built in storage surrounded by over a 1000sqm of native gardens & tall gums. The Living, Bedroom and Study have huge windows with double sliding glass doors that look and walk out onto individual undercover decks through to the garden.

When booking, this March, in your comment ask about our Mon - Thurs special and I'll edit your booking :)

Just before I let you know all the great things about staying here and enjoying Mystery Bay -

Pls Note; For the more budget conscious you can bring your own towels and sheets for Queen Bed....

*** Just let us know at booking time and I'll edit and discount your booking by $30 ***

.... as well as being one of the very few couples accommodations where you get to have the whole house and garden, to yourselves, to totally relax in ......

There is;

An easy stroll that will get you to the Main Beach or a 2km walk or drive thru national parks to 1080 Beach and much, much more unspoiled, natural bush , beaches & National Parks.

-Unfortunately, due to the proximity of the National Parks and the amount of wildlife in the area we are unable to accept pets of any kind.

*** NB Couples Treat - No WIFI & poor media reception - if you can't bring yourself to turn it off or your partner wont put that device down - Mystery Bay is where you can get each others undivided attention & the outside world can't disturb you either "OFF THE GRID!!! YAY !! " ***

(Mystery Bay is not serviced ... so no range - you can get a little range from the beaches ... & the odd text outside the house ... or go to the top of Mystery Bay Rd for full reception. )

This includes the TV - In good weather the reception can be ok but in poor weather reach for the selection of DVDs in both drawers, below TV unit, and snuggle in!!!!

Things to do in and around Mystery Bay

There are no shops at Mystery Bay for that added seclusion, intimacy & really "get away from it all" feel....

if long walks amongst the tall gums, national parks & beaches isn't enough

there is .....

-Narooma just 10 minutes drive for restaurants and shopping (& more beaches)

-Bermagui is 15 minutes in the opposite direction for more shops & beaches & fast gaining a reputation for it's coffee, restaurant & wine bar culture....

The historic town of Tilba is also only 10 minutes at the bottom of Mt Gulaga for the more hardy a view at the top, or even half way, which is well worth the effort.

Facilities at Deedy's Nest

Interaction with Guests;

We live 10 mins up the road & are only a phone call away .... and happy to advise or help with any requests or questions if needed.

Getting Around;

A car is recommended ... but one can get to Narooma by bus from any major city then a 10 minute taxi drive would be required ... remembering we are essentially a regional area.... or flight to Moruya Airport where car hire is available and 30 min drive.

Other Things to Note;

recommend you bring your food supplies with you. Narooma (10 mins drive) or Bermagui (15 mins drive) have full shopping facilities & supermarkets if you need or forget anything.

We supply basic needs - a small amount of;

1. tea, coffee, sugar & milk

(coffee is instant - so if you like good coffee there is a coffee plunger or Nespresso Coffee Pod machine with stainless steel refillable pods. Same with tea bags - if you bring your favorite loose leaf tea, we supply tea pot with hand knitted cosy.)

2. condiments eg; salt, pepper olive oil spices and stock powders etc

3. Queen Bed has; mattress protector, 2 pillows with pillow protectors(extra 2 pillows in cupboard), 2 extra throw pillows with quilted covers for sitting up in bed & a coverlette (extra blanket in cupboard). ****NB Linen supplied is sheets, bath towels, bath mats etc & beach towels which are $30 p/w extra, after 1st week if staying longer than 1 week ....

4. If you requested, at booking time, to supply your own linen - (we recommend bringing) Queen size fitted & flat sheet, 2-4 pillowcases, bath towels, hand towel, bath mat & beach towels.

FYI; Our price per night is $120 p/n low season ( std rate) &

$145 p/n in high season.

There is a one off per booking fee of $65 ($35 reset fee + $30 linen fee)

High season is in Christmas/Jan hols

& Easter/April hols (ie approx 10-12 weeks of the year.

Other 40-42 weeks are at low season rate.

Hope you enjoy your stay. Janinka :)

More Details

Janinka Francki
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Janinka Francki

My husband & I live on the Far South Coast of NSW, 10 mins drive from "Deedy's Nest" & Mystery Bay. Our passion is surfing, the beach, great outdoors, natural unspoiled environment & all the simple things life has to offer. Because we love it here we wanted our holiday home to be here too. This would allow us to get away from our regular domestic duties & responsibilities, fully relax & totally enjoy the pristine environment in which we live. After purchasing "Deedy's Nest" we decided to share her with other couples, during the times we weren't using it, and found that she was really well received! We also found we actually enjoyed sharing her & her environment.

Janinka Francki purchased this house in 2013


Mystery Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • -No shoes inside policy (indoor slippers ok); We have large awnings over all entrances to keep shoes out of the weather and carpeted inside.
  • -No sand inside pls; We have supplied a brush & small towel at the 2 main entrances for cleaning off wet sandy feet and legs etc :)
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ... and washing machine
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bedroom has walkin wardrobe with ironing board cupboard
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Deedy's Nest-Couples Retreat/MYSTERY BAY (Mon - Thur March special-pls ask)
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews
Dalmeny, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful little place. We had a lovely stay. The whole place was impeccably neat and tidy and the host was so easy to contact and liaise with.

Mystery Bay is absolutely gorgeous and I would recommend this place to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Place! !

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place! Very comfortable, spacious, clean and quiet. Loved everything about it! Mystery Bay is a stunning area! And the owner is a wonderful person who is a pleasure to deal with! I have stayed in different places all around the world and this place is up there with the best! Do not hesitate to book a few nights in paradise - it is awesome! ! Cheers Luke and Catherine

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Great place to get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

Deedy's nest was a wonderful surprise. A perfectly formed hobbit house nestling into the tall trees, but open and spacious inside. Spotlesslessly clean, with thoughtful touches such as tea, Coffee and basic spices provided. Privacy may be improved if the main Windows had more than net curtains, and the composting toilet took a little getting used to, but For me it is the perfect holiday home. can't understand why you would want to replicate a suburban house on the coast. This one is perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Castle Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Paradise in the national park

  • 4 of 5

this is a great property, so close to the national park and main beaches - really enjoyed walking through this. the planted bush and shrubbery out the front offer a feeling of immersion in nature and privateness which my partner and i really enjoyed. big thanks for leaving some tea bags and spices for cooking, things you forget about! We really recommend this property highly, ultimate location for lots of activities!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
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Mystery Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Lacking in privacy, but a very nice location

  • 3 of 5

My partner and I stayed at Deedy's Nest in August. While the property was clean and in a nice location we felt it lacked a certain something. The accommodation should have had extra blankets, throw rugs on the couches and some cushions. The living room felt quite sterile and wasn't particularly comfortable to relax in. It was also disappointing to find that no tea or coffee was provided in the kitchen. The main issue was the large window in the living room and kitchen area without any blinds or curtains. This meant that there was no privacy from the street. Especially when one considers that the bedroom and the bathroom were at opposite ends of the property. I feel that the rate was quite high given that it was quite basic accommodation at an off peak time. That being said, with a few small changes (especially those curtains) I would like to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sheraton on the Park

  • 4 of 5

Overall the hotel is great. Mainly the seclusion and the room attire. Reception was friendly, other staff somewhat friendly. The food was 3/5 max. Very surprised not to get the top quality of food and service for such a price. The minibar prices were also expensive eg tiny packet of chips 6$. Bottle of water $9. Box of juice $6.

However the facilities such as the gym and again the room was great. I would stay again at Sheraton but I know to bring my own water and snacks as well as dine out.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey I think you've got the wrong accommodation for your review. We are "Deedy's Nest " - Couples Retreat of Mystery Bay & it looks like you stayed at Sheraton on the Park. Cheers Janinka
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Car: recommended
Other Activities:


Mystery Bay and Far South Coast of NSW is most noted for its pristine unspoilt natural coastline and surrounding forests and National Parks. Music, cultural and art/sculpture festivals feature greatly and a fast growing market and locally produced food culture not to mention great seafood of course


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.