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Retro at the Bay - step back in time and relax

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

This lovingly restored 1960's home has been furnished and decorated take evoke memories and transport guests back in time. Entering the house invariably prompts exclamations such as "I remember those!" or "My Nan had one just like that!". This is a house to be lived in and enjoyed. The open plan indoor/outdoor living spaces provide the perfect environment to relax and unwind.

Located in the quiet village of Erowal Bay on St George's Basin, the house is perfectly located to take advantage of all the natural beauty and activities of the Jervis Bay area. With kangaroos literally at your doorstep you can just sit back and appreciate the serenity or get out and experience beautiful beaches, walking, fishing, boating or the nearby cafe culture.

THE HOUSE FEATURES:

- A well equipped retro kitchen diner - including 1950s working refrigerator, stove and

even a fondue. Tea towels are provided.

- Open plan lounge room featuring a retro radio/record player equip with records from

the era to enjoy and even magazines from the 60s & 70s - really entertaining reading!

- Polished floorboards throughout.

- TV/kids room featuring - a 1950s TV set (fitted with a flat screen TV/DVD)

- an old fashioned classroom area

- retro toys, books and games

- Bedroom 1 - Queen sized bed

- Bedroom 2 - Double bed with single bed bunk above.

- Bedroom 3 - 2 x single beds

**There is also a fold out double bed sofa (1960s 'click clack lounge) in the separate

TV/Kids room.

- LINEN IS NOT SUPPLIED so please ensure you bring sheets, pillow cases,

towels and any other linen you may require eg bath mats/hand towels.

Linen services are available locally if you wish to arrange it -

Bay Linen Hire or Aroma Linen Service.

Doonas and pillows are provided in bedrooms only.

- Large bathroom with bath, separate shower, double vanity, hairdryer and WC.

- Covered front deck with outdoor dining setting, Webber BBQ and sun-lounges.

- Drive right up to the backdoor ramp access. All rooms and front deck are on a single

level.

- Pets are welcome but we ask that they stay in the bathroom/ laundry/verandah areas except if prior permission is given. Pets are to be kept off all furniture and bedding. There is a small lockable compound in the back yard which also contains a small kennel.

- Off street parking in the large front yard plus on street parking on a wide, quiet street. There is also room to park in the back yard.

*** Note: Parts of the home's driveway are shared with a separate property to the rear so those sections need to be kept clear.

- Sorry there is NO WiFi at the house. Free WiFi is available at some local coffee shops and at the library at Sanctuary Point.

WHAT TO DO

Visit fabulous, pristine beaches - Hyam's Beach is just 5 minutes drive away.

Explore spectacular Booderee National Park just 10 minutes drive - Visit Green Patch, Cape St George ruined lighthouse or go surfing at Cave's Beach.

Enjoy the cafes, restaurants and boutique shopping in Huskisson - just 10 minutes drive.

Go on a Dolphin or Whale watching cruise.

Snorkeling, diving or kayaking in Jervis Bay - tours and hiring of equipment available.

Tennis at the Erowal Bay courts just around the corner - rackets and balls supplied for your use - or just stay in the yard and use the badminton set provided.

Visit local art/craft and produce markets

Fishing and sailing in St George's Basin or Jervis Bay - plenty of boat ramps in the local area.

Great parks, picnic and BBQ - Picnic basket provided.

Go to the movies at the quaint Huskisson Pictures

Bush walking in Budawang and Morton National Parks.

Play a round of golf at Vincentia golf course

Enjoy a drink,delicious meal and live music at The Husky Pub.

World famous rock climbing sites just 30 minutes away- special deals with a qualified instructor can be arranged.

Visit 'The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum' (previously called the 'Lady Denman Museum') in Huskisson.

Shopping at historic Milton

More Details

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

Amenities

Erowal Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Great stay at retro at the bay loved the house, mingling with wildlife and short distance to surrounding beaches!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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City, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Had the best time

Awesome and unique house

Great front area to sit and mingle with the wildlife

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5

Perfect holiday location

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend Retro at the Bay. The house is beautifully decorated and so peaceful.

The perfect place for quiet rejuvenation.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Truely a wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

It is difficult not to overstate this beautiful, charming house. The 4 of us were so happy with our stay here. Our expectations were very much exceeded. I would very much like to acknowledge the effort of the owners to model this charming property to the exact description that we read online, which was the reason we chose to stay here.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Fantastic property!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our short stay at Retro at The Bay.

The attention to detail with the retro theme was amazing.

All the surrounding beaches are spectacular and we had a ball....

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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5

lovely visit

  • 5 of 5

Great stay at retro at the bay love the design definitely recommend!!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Map

Other Activities:

Hyam's Beach

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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 7 guests. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 7 guests

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