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Matilda Cottage - Berry village centre hideaway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

There is a versatile configuration of sleeping arrangements, making this the perfect cottage for a diverse range of people.

Gather like-minded friends from book groups, knitting clubs, foodies or whatever your passion and get away from the bustle of day-to-day life.

Upstairs:

1 x queen size bedroom with ensuite (small bath, shower & toilet) and television

1 x bedroom with 2 x king singles (can be arranged together) and own bathroom (shower & toilet)

Both bathrooms feature beautiful artisan soaps which have been hand crafted.

Downstairs:

1 x King sofa that can be used as 2 x singles or arranged side by side as 1 x queen bed (not a pull-out) with powder room close by.

Fully equipped kitchen, but with so many fabulous cafes and restaurants close by, take some time off from cooking.

Relax in the comfortable living area and catch up on some reading or tune into the digital television with Apple TV.

A bluetooth Beats speaker is available to play your own music selection from either an Apple or Android device.

FREE WIFI: connect to Matilda Cottage wifi for unlimited digital broadband.

WEEKEND RATES: cover 4 x guests with small additional charge for Guests 5 and 6.

MIDWEEK RATES: cover up to 6 guests through non-holiday periods

Foodie delights for all:

Relax out on the sheltered north facing verandah with a fragrant coffee or soothing tea through the morning and replace with a chilled glass of wine or craft beer through the afternoon.

Buy local wines directly from the cellar doors, or visit Justin Lill Wines at 112a Queen Street where all wines are hand selected by Justin with a detailed knowledge of grapes and vintages.

Delicious cheeses and olives and the best duck pate ever from The Emporium Food Co delicatessen at 127b Queen Street, or local produce from the Taste of Shoalhaven in Broughton Court will add to your enjoyment as the sun slips behind the picturesque escarpment.

Stroll across the road to Berry's newest breakfast and lunch venue, The Burrows at 71 Queen Street where Rabbit & Co provide a funky cafe with a distinctly vintage style, serving HYPER HYPER coffee.

Slip next door then, to exquisite boutique shopping at Moss Nest.

Other favourite eateries and restaurants include:

South on Albany, 3/65 Queen Street (cnr Albany St) has an emphasis on sourcing the freshest seasonal and local produce and has been awarded One Hat.

Milkwood Bakery, 109 Queen Street for organic sourdough bread, mouthwatering array of cakes and pastries and freshly made juices.

The Berry Sourdough Cafe, Cnr Princess & Prince Alfred Streets is the Big Brother of Milkwood and here you can sit and relax in the rustic barn-like premises before popping into the Picnic Shed for boutique homewares.

Il Locale Gelato, 114 Queen Street exclusively serving locally produced gelato from The Pines, Kiama and locally roasted coffee.

Love Eating Asian Food (LEAF) Cnr. Queen and Prince Alfred Streets offers a casual yet delicious fusion of Thai and Vietnamese meals.

For your classic country pub experience, you can't beat The Berry Hotel at 120 Queen Street where through the summer months you can enjoy your choice of beverage sitting in the open windows as you watch village life pass you by along the street. Winter is the perfect time to sit by one of the comforting open fires.

Excellent 'Retail Therapy' is available right along the Queen Street strip and also beyond with favourites being:

Haven & Space - homewares, It's Berry Necessary - for all pop-culture, Bedroom Bliss for Pjs, The Flying Pig - for bespoke art and the list goes on.

What to do in Berry:

If your passion is to 'glide', a visit to Berry is not complete without a Segway experience: Segway Tours South Coast can customise your experience for small groups or join one of the established tours around historic wineries or the stunning Killalea State Park.

Various festivals are held through out the year and the Berry monthly markets are not to be missed.

Regular Events:

Berry Markets on the first Sunday of the month, visitors will find an array of handcrafted goods and foods, along with plants, jewellery and great gift ideas at The Berry Showgrounds.

Berry Produce Market is held twice a month on the second and fourth Sundays from 8am to 2pm in Andrew Place. Visit for your fresh fruit and veg, free range eggs, honey and much more.

Annual Events:

The Berry Show held on the first weekend of February over Friday and Saturday with fantastic animal displays and pavilion exhibitions along with evening entertainment on both nights.

The Berry Quilt Show is held on the first weekend of May and brings together an exhibition of beautiful quilts and generally featuring the work of one outstanding quilter.

The Berry Gardens Festival is an outstanding display of both village and acreage gardens. The 2016 event is from the 13th to 16th October

Our local Rotary Club hosts a couple of events each year:

The Berry Celtic Festival in late May

The Berry Small Farm Field Days held in early September

A family fun event on New Year's eve culminating with fireworks.

Walks are also a feature of the area:

Drawing Room Rocks is not to be missed. These are the best directions to find where to start your ascent:

Take Woodhill Mountain Rd (north side of the village), drive 6.7 kms and you will come to a T intersection, you are on the top of the T and turning left would take you to Kangaroo Valley via Wattamolla.

Either park your car here at the T-intersection, or there is limited parking 500 metres away at the true start to the walk (at the cattle grid).

From the T-intersection, walk or drive 200 metres to a right hand fork in the road (do not take either of the right-hand driveways which are near the T-intersection), it is then 300 metres to the cattle grid. From this point it is a steady walk upwards until you reach the lookout where the view and rock formation are stunning.

Your descent will be much quicker than the ascent.

Also worth a visit are:

Bundewallah Walking Track through pristine rainforest.

The Kiama to Gerringong Coast walk.

Golf Courses in the local region include:

The Kangaroo Valley Golf and Country Club

The Shoalhaven Heads Golf Course

The Gerringong Golf Course

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

Map

Other Activities:

Restaurants, Cafes, Boutiques

Amenities

Berry Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing

Reviews

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Matilda Cottage - Berry village centre hideaway
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
5

Perfect Property!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoy our stay in the beautiful little town of Berry. Matilda Cottege is in the heart of the town in the most perfect position!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Delighted to know that your visit to Berry and stay at Matilda Cottage brought you joy. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back when next travelling this way. Best WF
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
5

Great Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our break away. Matilda Cottage is in a great location, close to everything in a quiet spot. The cottage had all we needed including that wonderful verandah to relax on.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your weekend and especially the sunny verandah nook. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back any time. WF
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Jervis Bay, Jervis Bay Territory, Australia
5

Secret hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Wendy for another great weekend away at Matilda cottage ! See you again next year

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Looking forward to welcoming your party to the Cottage again, Michelle. WF
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Matilda Cottage, so close to everything.

Very comfortable and the home made Banana bread was delicious.

Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Vicki, glad you enjoyed the banana bread. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back when next in Berry. WF
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Perfect town location

  • 5 of 5

If you are wanting a spotlessly clean and comfortable stay located right in the heart of all the shops and restaurants of Berry then Matilda Cottage is for you. Host Wendy has made sure that all details are attended to with a lovely welcome surprise, hand crafted soaps and all of the amenities you could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks for being wonderful guests at the Cottage, welcome back any time. WF
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Beautiful place, close to everything

  • 5 of 5

2 of my girlfriends and I stayed at the cottage and thoroughly enjoyed it. We arrived to find some fresh banna bread made for us which was a nice surprise as we were starving after our long drive from Sydney in peak hour!

The place is modern and clean, with everything you need to be comfortable. 2 bathrooms was amazing and having the sound system to blue tooth to was a great addition too. We would definitely stay again and recommend to others looking to visit Berry.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Always delighted to learn how Cottage guests enjoyed their stays and what it is that makes your heart sing. Would be delighted to welcome you back to the Cottage any time. Best Wendy
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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 4 guests. Property has 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $250 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Booking Fee: $35 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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