Water Gum Cottage is a sunny 2 bedroom cottage plus studio which is also dog-friendly. Our cottage is the perfect choice for small families or couples looking for a relaxing, peaceful holiday. Located in a tranquil corner of the Shoalhaven area, on the northern shores of Jervis Bay, Callala Bay is a fantastic holiday location. A pleasant 2 ½ hour drive from Sydney this area has it all; safe swimming, great walks, idyllic scenery and plenty of opportunities for fishing, boating, bike riding, dolphin spotting and photography.
Water Gum Cottage is a short stroll from Callala Bay and visitors can follow the walking track to the beautiful Callala Beach (a longer walk). The local shops are just a 5 minute walk away and provide all you need for a relaxing coastal break. There is a decent-sized IGA, a hot food takeaway, newsagency, bottle shop and bakery. There is even a day spa if you want to reward yourself with a massage or facial.
For those who wish to venture further afield it is a short drive into Berry through lush dairy countryside. In Berry you’ll find; antique shops, toyshops, cafés, a pub, sweet shops, restaurants, wineries and the popular Berry Sourdough café and bakery. The vibrant monthly local market is also is well-worth a visit. Nowra is only a 20-minute drive and there are plenty of pristine beaches to explore further down the coast in Jervis Bay.
Water Gum Cottage is set back from the road in a lovely grassed area with shading trees. The back garden is a fully fenced safe area for children and dogs to play and perfect for a game of backyard cricket. The rear covered-deck has a BBQ and outdoor setting - a wonderful spot for alfresco dining or unwinding with a glass of wine and a good book.
Water Gum Cottage has freshly painted walls, polished boards and new furnishings making this an attractive and uncluttered place to relax. The open plan lounge / dining room has a dining table seating 8, 2 lounges, a cane reading chair, TV/DVD player and an iPod dock. We’ve also provided a selection of fun DVDs, books, magazines and board games to amuse both adults and children.
There is even a De Longhi coffee machine if you feel like a great coffee without jumping in the car.
Water Gum Cottage has 2 bedrooms and a detached studio in the back garden for overflow accommodation or as an extra living area.
Twin single beds (suitable for children or adults), a ceiling fan and large built in wardrobes.
Double bed with pillow-top mattress, bedside tables with lamps, a ceiling fan and built-in wardrobes.
The studio is freshly painted and is now fresh, light and bright.
Sleeps 4 and has new single bunk beds and a new queen-size bed.This spacious room also has it's own CD player (compatible with an iPhone 5 or thumb drive), lounge and a new plasma TV and DVD player.
Family sized bathroom (in the cottage) with toilet, shower, full sized bath, vanity and hairdryer. Please note this is the only bathroom.
Breakfast bar, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, blender, coffee plunger and
De Longhi coffee machine (takes Easy Serve Espresso Pods or ground espresso coffee). Crockery and cutlery for 8 people has also been provided.
Washing machine, iron & ironing board, vacuum cleaner, mop, brooms etc.
There is undercover parking for one car, two further cars can park in the driveway and there is plenty of street parking.
THINGS TO NOTE
This is a Non-Smoking cottage
We welcome only 1 or two well-behaved dogs, please provide details.
Dogs are welcome inside but are not allowed on furniture and are not to be left unattended. Please clean up after your dog and bring along your dogs bedding.
To ensure the comfort of our guests we recommend bookings with a maximum of 4 adults and 4 children as there is one bathroom. please discuss any other requirements with us. The number of agreed occupants at the time of booking should not be exceeded.
A refundable bond of $500 will be charged for each booking of Water Gum Cottage with any damages deducted at the completion of your stay. The bond will be refunded to guests up to 14 days following their stay.
Schoolies and parties
Sorry but we will not accept bookings for groups of adults under 25 years of age, a copy of photo ID may be requested.
We do not accept bookings for schoolies under any circumstances.
Parties and events are not allowed as the cottage and studio are for domestic use only. Disrespecting these rules will result in forfeiting your bond and termination of your booking.
Cleaning fee of $100 per stay is applicable. If extra cleaning is required it may be taken out of the bond. Extra $10 per person per night when more than 4 people stay.
A Gas BBQ is provided for your enjoyment, the BBQ is NOT cleaned by the cleaner, please clean the BBQ prior to leaving or a $50 cleaning fee will be deducted from your bond.
PLEASE NOTE - Linen is NOT included, please bring with you towels, sheets, pillowcases and tea towels.
Quilts, pillows and blankets are supplied for your use.
School holidays - Minimum 7 nights
Easter - Minimum 4 nights
June Long Weekend - Minimum 3 nights
Christmas Holidays - Minimum 7 nights
Weekends - Minimum 2 nights
Northern shores of Jervis Bay, NSW. An easy drive to Nowra, Berry, Huskisson and Booderee National Park.
Romantic or family getaway, great base for visiting vineyards, national parks, whale watching and close to Callala Bay wedding venues and restaurants.