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The Paperbark Surf Retreat

Farmstay, Crescent Head

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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Min 3 - 7 nights stay

8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bathroom


PLEASE NOTE: DEcember/January and and Easter school holidays we only take weekly bookings.

We are on 100 acres of beautiful unspoilt land full of wildlife. They are two houses on the property. One is ours and an other huge one that we rent out. We can also rent both houses together but it will have to be arranged beforehand, this house is beautiful but only for a couple as there is only one bedroom upstairs We are happy for you to bring Dogs, even Horses, but we don't have stables. The property is fenced but only to keep the cows from destroying the gardens There is plenty of room for them to roam, and they are allowed to run and swim on some of the most spectacular beaches minutes from us outside of the National Park. Such as Delicate Nobby, Limeburners.

Wild horses on the property, Kangaroos and Wallabies, goannas and an amazing variety of Birds. Beautiful walks all around, in the Wetlands and surrounds.

The Kids can run safely and freely.

NB: Dogs not allowed in the National Park. Motorbikes not allowed on property and the surrounds.

The Beach and Surrounding areas and other delights

Amazing surfing, walking and fishing, golf course in Crescent Head. This area is renowned for Birdwatching

Enjoy secluded beaches. From June to October is Whale Watching season so bring your binoculars and watch from the beach.

Crescent Head and surrounding areas are unspoilt and are a reminder of places such as Noosa in days gone by. Friendly and small, Crescent Head is a delight. Don't expect to see a MacDonalds or Bi Lo.


Our accommodation is fairly basic and rustic.The Barn is unusual. It consists of an enormous loft, divided into 2 double bedrooms plus a landing. Master bedroom has 1 Queen Bed, the other bedroom has 1 Queen Bed , and the other one is open plan landing at the top of the stairs with 1 Queen Bed and 1 King single.. We also have one sofabed downstairs.You can bring your own towels and linen, queen sizes, king single and double for the sofa bed and pillow cases, we provide duvets and pillows. If you prefer, we can provide you with linen @ $20 extra per bed.

There is an adjacent room downstairs with a log fireplacebeautiful and cosy in the winter months. The sofa bed is in that room. This sitting, lounging around is beautiful and pituresque. Enjoy

We are in the process of building another bathroom in the Barn with another shower, wash base, toilet and washing machine, but it will be ready after the new year. In the meantime we have 2 Bathrooms one in the Barn that you will be renting and the other one is accross the lawn in the other house. Even though the main house will be locked the bathroom area will be open for you with a shower, wash base and a toilet and a washing machine, and we also have 2 outside showers which are especially good for surfers or anyone coming from the beach with sandy feet etc...If they are a lot of you, we can open the other bathroom in the other property that we do not let out. Just ask beforehand.

There are 2 barbecues outside, a real one with wood that you would have to collect around the property and also a gas one outside the veranda.

Paperbark Surf Retreat is fantastic for families with Dogs and Horses wanting to enjoy time together. The beach welcomes both dogs and horses

It offers basic, clean and simple accommodation with all amenities, the main focus on being outside and enjoying total freedom and peace.

NB: There is a manager/handyman permanently available around the property, my neighbour and good friend Warrick. You wont see him unless you need him. His mobile number will be given to you when you rent the property.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Parking, Washing machine

Child's high chair Clothes dryer DVD player Eco-Friendly Fireplace Games Games room Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Video library Washing machine
The Paperbark Surf Retreat is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 9.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Farm coastal retreat Rustic, rural, scenic, beachy.... Have spent 5 most enjoyable days here.....it has the most perfect location, a short drive to so many choices of great beaches and beautifully positioned on the land amongst trees,grass and garden. The accommodation lends itself to relaxing with a lovely outlook of grazing animals,amazing bird life and distant hills.....the living space is spacious....It's a special place. Would love to return.
Date published: 2015-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We had an amazing week at Paperbark Retreat. It was just so peaceful and relaxing. The view from the deck is perfect. We went on stunning walks, loved the beaches so close and didn't want to leave. The accommodation won't be for everyone but we loved the whole package so much. It pleased my 2 daughters and 60 year old Mother so a winner all round. We will be back- but for longer next time
Date published: 2013-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cozy accomodation and close to a lovely private beach with excellent surf. A very nice relaxing time with family. We recommend the bakery at Cresent Head also for great coffee!
Date published: 2011-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great place! Remote but with great access to the beaches. Perfect base for surfing. Very private and peaceful.This was a fantastic house for 8 friends to stay for 4 days with plenty of room and an outdoor fire.Thanks for a great stay.
Date published: 2011-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A glorious holiday was had by all on this private and beautiful property. We spent our days either enjoying the numerous beautiful beaches and surf or relaxing with the flora and fauna of the surrounds - especially the kangaroos. We will definitely be back!
Date published: 2011-04-27
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