1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Central Coast
  4. Macmasters Beach
  5. #193706

Muses Retreat - elegant, beach/bush paradise

Apartment, Macmasters Beach

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

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Min 2 - 7 nights stay

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom


Elegance. Style. Simplicity. And nature. The best of all worlds awaits you at the Muses' Retreat at MacMasters Beach.

This property is special. Recently renovated and newly available to guest, people comment on secluded and serene it feels. After staying, anyone will feel relaxed, revived and restored. Re-boot your mojo. And creativity. Just an easy 90 minute drive from Sydney.

Surrounded by nature - the greenery of the bush and the lush tropical garden envelopes this two bedroom self-contained apartment / cottage. MacMasters Beach is a 10-20 minute stroll through the national park, or less than 3 minutes away in the car.

The host will consider one night last minute - or winter - bookings, but otherwise minimum stay is 2 nights. Message her if there is a vacancy you are interested in on a whim to suddenly get away.

Designed with a faintly Balinese aesthetic, the garden path wends its way down the from the ridge until guests feel 100 miles from care. it is the entire top floor of a house, built into the slope of the block, so it feels like a house in itself.

Adjoining the beautiful Bouddi National Park, this property is less than 3 minutes drive to the MacMasters Beach, or you can take a leisurely stroll through the national park if that's more your thing. Macs is known as an unspoilt, undeveloped beach - there is a cafe at the surf club - and it is particularly friendly for children given the sheltered position and a shallow ocean pool cut into the rock.

This property is ideal for: a romantic getaway; two couples having a weekend away, a small family who appreciates the serenity of nature. The driveway is steep, and guests are asked to park at the top of it when there are no cars there, or on the street.

This property is elegant, yet livable. There are many antiques, handmade Persian rugs, original artworks which create a restful, yet relaxed aesthetic. The property has everything you'd expect or want - guests comment on how well equipped the kitchen is.

There is a minimum stay of two nights for all bookings including a Friday or Saturday night.

This property is designed for four visitors - but two extra visitors may in some cases be able to stay using the lounge bed for an extra charge. Similarly, pets can stay for an additional charge of $30 per night, as long as house rules are followed - including no animals on any furniture or left unattended.

The area features:

- Superb beaches, including exceptional leash off areas for dogs;

- Many walks through the national parks - guides are in the bookshelves;

- Outstanding fishing - from the rock fishing to charter boat hire;

- Cafes and restaurants from the cafes attached to surf clubs, Hardys Bay Bistro with its outlook to Brisbane Water to the five star Bells at Killcare.

- Iconic Avoca Beach theatre with a history all of its own.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Balcony Books Ceiling fan Child's high chair Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Games Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Long-term renters welcome Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video library Washing machine
Muses Retreat - elegant, beach/bush paradise is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 13.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely bushy retreat Comfortable and well furnished cottage surrounded by trees and native plants and fairy lights at night. Lots of bush walks and about 20 mins walk to Macmasters beach. Espresso coffee and machine were especially appreciated. The host Fiona is lovely and super helpful.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Unique place Very comfortable and cosy. All the details are so well thought out. Great ambience. Will definitely come back
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great place! We definitely enjoyed our stay! It's located at the edge of a national park and has lots of walking tracks nearly. The Appartment is very impressive which includes everything that you can imagine! Our little one Mae had great fun exploring all the toys in the guest room. A great place for a weekend away!!:)
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Place, Great Area. My family visited Muse Retreat. The welcome was warm, the fairly lights make it special, the area is fantastic with the beach around the corner. Lots to do, bushwalks, near lots of great beaches and Bells restaurant.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great place! Thoroughly enjoyed staying at Muses Retreat. Very thoughtful touches everywhere, a great kitchen to cook in and a very helpful host/owner.
Date published: 2017-03-22
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