Description

Casa el Punto is situated just off the beach as close as one can possibly be to the Illawarra's iconic Sandon Point, this exquisite home offers something for any holiday goer. Whether you want to play on the beach, relax, tour, or engage in a mixture of activities, you can do it all here without even packing the car....swim, surf, cycle, fish, picnic, play, or just lay on the beach! There are also a multitude of local sights and destinations to visit and/or experience in easy reach.

For surfers: For the more accomplished, Sandon Point Break is well known for its awesome (and frequent) world class waves. It is a classic right hand point break. Additional choices for depending on your capability and the conditions include Bombie on the opposite side; the Reef (a reef break) about a 200 meters south followed by Peggy's, another righthander. You can check all of these breaks out from the front deck. Just further south is a another whole set of options including Bulli and Woonona beaches....and the reef break at Bellambi which has become very popular among the long boarders.


For beach lovers, this beautifully appointed home sits 50 meters across from Sandon Point Beach, with McCauleys/Thirroul beaches to the north, and Bulli/Woonona beaches to the south.....all patrolled beaches except for McCauleys. Plenty of sun, sand, and surf for everyone. One of the best kept secrets of this stretch of adjoining beaches is how tranquil it can be compared to Austi/Thirroul beaches during the summer. Even in the midst of the school holidays, you may find yourself one of just a handful of people strolling along the beach at any given time of the day (except on Sunday mornings when surf school is in session!).

If you want the best of everything, accommodation, location, view, amenities, proximity to the surf...and a very custom personalized approach, then..... Casa el Punto is the go!




The House

Not your average stripped down holiday rental! This is a fully outfitted home with almost everything available to our guests. Most everything for your stay is provided for....top quality bath towels, beach towels, linen, comforters, etc. Use of pantry/refrigerator stocked with all the basic supplies at no extra cost (spices, condiments, sugar, flour, pasta...etc, etc)..no need to bring these items as you would with most holiday rentals. Please inquire if you are looking for something in particular as we probably already have it. Boogie boards, bicycles, and other gear are available for our guests' use at no extra cost. Forget something? ...we'll either have it or can provide it. A food hamper that you specify for your first night's stay can be provided upon request (at cost)....as can child minding services.

*The house has four bedrooms, 1 king bed, 2 queen beds, and 1 double bed, .......accommodating 6-8 adults.
*An open plan kitchen, dining, and large lounge room with vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, and fabulous views opening to the front balcony.
*Two separate lounge rooms with top-end entertainment systems, 2 large flat screen TVs, DVD/BluRay player, iPod plugins, extensive music and classic DVD collection.
*Wireless broadband internet, Austar TV, computer available.
*Two full bathrooms and a third separate shower for those coming off the beach.....all with continuous hot water.
*Two car garage for keeping your cars and/or sporting gear.
*Outdoor BBQ, fenced in backyard.
*6 boogie boards (2 small)
*2 bicycles

As a private home, Casa el Punto is not available to hire for large parties and does not allow for any additional guests in the house unless agreed in advance.

Smoking is not allowed in the house at any time (although smokers are welcome :)

Wedding related bookings will be considered on a case by case basis.

The Location

Hard to beat the location...spend a day at the beach? Just walk out the front door. Not much to pack up when it's only 50 meters to the sand! ...or have a picnic on the grass overlooking the beach. A large canopy and eskies are available upon request (included).

Go for a jog or a bike ride? A 13km bike track for walking, jogging, and cycling is right outside the front door and hugs the foreshore all the way into Wollongong. We've got bikes and helmets!

Enjoy bushwalking? ...there are some great trails nearby. There is a hiking trail up the escarpment to Sublime Point only minutes away.

There are three great cafes within short walking distance (less than 1k!) ...The Point Cafe (best food), Bulli Beach Cafe (best views), Ruby's (best value and a local favourite).

Thirroul Village restaurants and shops are minutes away by car or a relaxing walk along the bike trail.

For those wanting to venture out at night and leave the kids behind, we can recommend and/or arrange babysitting services!

The location is alo a great base for a host of other adventures ....Symbio Wildlife Park, Sea Cliff Bridge, Hang gliding at Bald Hill, coastal drive through Royal National Park. Easy day trips to the coastal towns of Shellharbour, Kiama, Jamberoo, Berry. Take a drive up through Macquarie pass to Robertson and the Illawarra Fly.

For our international visitors, Sydney's CBD is an easy train ride (an hour and 20 minutes) through some picturesque country.

...or just kick back with a glass of wine and some canapes on the deck and enjoy the view!

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Family Break Casa el Punto was the perfect house for our family of 5. The living areas are comfortable with great views from the top floor and the kitchen was well equipped. Michael was the perfect host greeting us on arrival and giving us a thorough run through of the property and ensuring we were comfortable. We look forward to returning soon.
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfection! When I first saw this place on stayz I thought it was too good to be true! Boy was I wrong. It was not only exactly as advertised but above my expectations. I stayed at Casa el Punto before my wedding with a few of my bridesmaids. Sitting on the balcony to enjoy a cold beverage, overlooking the absolutely stunning views of Sandon Point with my best gals is a memory I will always cherish. Michael was an absolute gem guiding us through the property and all its gadgets and wonders upon arrival. He even went as far as to provide us a bottle of champagne and nibbles for the bridal party.... does it get much better than that!!! My friends were absolutely astounded with the house and I have no doubts that like me they will definitely stay again. Five stars is truly not a high enough rating for this place.
Date published: 2015-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning house A beautiful comfortable house and beds, lovely beach and sunsets, what more could you ask for, thoroughly enjoyed our stay here with our beautiful family. A huge thank you to Michael n Janice for your hospitality
Date published: 2015-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very special accommodation! Staying at Casa el Punto was the absolute highlight of our month-long road trip. The brilliant location, with 180 ocean views, was just the start. We were met by the convivial owner, who made us feel so welcome, and who gave a detailed tour. We enjoyed the exquisitely decorated, roomy home as a couple but the 4 bedrooms on two levels would easily make a comfortable stay for more. The generosity of the owners with their amazingly well-equipped kitchen, the up-to-date media center, the available sporting equipment also made for an excellent stay. We have done a lot of travelling, and stayed in many types of accommodation. It is rare, and such a pleasure, to stay where we felt immediately at home. Casa el Punto definitely reflects the hospitality and taste of the owners. We would recommend a stay here very highly.
Date published: 2015-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property This was our 3rd stay at Casa el Punto. My family and I have enjoyed our stay so much. Wonderful house with everything you need and great accommodating host, the views from the balcony are stunning. We had a fantastic weekend and hopefully we will come back again. Thanks so much Michael.
Date published: 2015-03-26
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Features

Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher

Entertainment
Pay Television, DVD player, In-house Movies/Videos, Stereo, Free WiFi
Family
Rumpus room
Cooking
Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave, Dishwasher
Linen
Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
Comfort
Airconditioning, Open Fireplace, Heaters
Laundry
Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
Other
Non-Smoking, Parking
Custom
2 Bicycles, Nespresso Machine (Coffee capsules provided), After Beach Hot/Cold Shower, 4+ Boogie Boards, Gas Fireplace, Use of Pantry/Condiments, Free Wireless Broadband Internet, Food Hamper available upon request (at cost), Baby Sitting Services Available

Prices

Rates for stays 5 nights or longer are negotiable. Price upon application.

Last minute deal!

Stay before 15 Jul 2015 for 15% off.

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
* $550 $1380 $3850 2 $0 $0
* $600 $1600 $4200 3 $0 $0
* $800 $1600 $4900 4 $0 $0
* $600 $1600 $4200 3 $0 $0
* $800 $1600 $4900 4 $0 $0
* $600 $1600 $4200 3 $0 $0
* $550 $1380 $3850 2 $0 $0
Additional Costs
Mandatory costs
Bond deposit $600 p/s

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.

Prices listed based on 8 adults. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 people.

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