The Sydney Morning Heralds Weekends Away review in November 2011 described On the Beach as:
"ON THE BEACH IS THE SORT OF BEACH HOUSE THAT MAGAZINE STYLISTS DREAM OF"
"A DREAMY BEACH SHACK IN AN ENVIABLE LOCATION"
One of our resent guests wrote in the guestbook:
“IT’S JUST LIKE STAYING IN A STYLISH FRIENDS BEACH HOUSE RATHER THAN A HOLIDAY RENTAL”
And that is just how we hope you find it too.
Look at the map in the photos to see just how well positioned this house really is.
On the Beach is an idyllic haven for humans and dogs alike. We have catered for both. There is a secure back yard right on dog friendly beach. The house is easy care and your well behaved dog is welcome inside.
The sand and dunes start at the back gate, only a few steps to the ocean- and the beach stretches on forever.. There are literally miles of secluded beach to the south of the house; patrolled and secluded cove beaches and rock pools 5 minutes walk to the north; the lake is spitting distance; and Culburra itself remains true to its origins -despite being a firm favourite for holiday makers.
With sea views and sunrise views from the living area, 2 of the 3 bedrooms and of course the yard, the porch, and the outdoor day-bed and lounges. On a winters morning you can stay in bed, in luxury white linen, and see the sunrise over the ocean.
There is a great surf break right out in front in the right conditions, but it is a lovely secluded beach - even in peak season. There is a patrolled beach and a protected cove very close by for those who want that also.
It is right on the lake as well so you can surf, swim, fish, canoe, go boating or walk on the beach.
Lounge on the back verandah quietly reading and gazing out to sea; or perhaps a bbq - chatting, laughing and drinking.
Dolphins pods swim by regularly, surfing the waves, and whale watching is very common in season.
A stylish nostalgic 60s fibro beachhouse to bring back memories - and create them.
Quirky, delightful and inviting, this beach cottage is as idyllic as they come.
Sunrise and Sunset over the sea from here are both stunning - you can snuggle on the day bed listening to the waves break and watching the sky and ocean colours change. The moon rise is also spectacular.
We have really tried to think of all the things that have mattered to us in our years looking for the perfect beach holiday with friends and family and put it together here.
A relaxed and casual beach house that feels like a beach house, yet with quality and attention to detail in all the places that count.
Delightful finishing touches to make you smile.
Well equipped kitchen, with plenty of little things that make a difference like sharp knives, quality cookware, European glassware.
Bedtime is inviting, with the sound of the ocean, and soft beautiful 1000TC white linen, quality towels, pillows and mattresses.
One of our guests recently commented that the quality of the furniture and the bedding etc was so unusual to find in holiday rentals. That's because this isn't a 'rental' house - it's our little dream house and it's set up for the quality and enjoyment we want for ourselves. Original furniture and decorative pieces, quality glass house candles and room scents,
Recently renovated in the kitchen and bathroom, yet with all it's original charm.
Safe enclosed yard for dogs and children, so everyone can relax.
There is full service Austar including Movie, sports and kids packages - not just the basics - on the flat screen tv's in both the living area and the main bedroom, with another television in one of the other 2 bedrooms. All TV's play DVDs as well.
There is a new 6 burner stainless steel bbq.
There's a cosy day bed on the porch looking out to sea, smothered in cushions and with cosy blankets for winter.
An open flame eco fireplace for when snuggling on the sofa in winter.
And if you get sick of doing nothing there are trunks and cupboards full of board games etc for families and kids, there is a petanque set, a guitar, binoculars and telescope. And your pet is well catered for too with an outside bed, bowl toys etc
Look at the map included in the photos to see just how well positioned this house really is.
There is 10 kilometres of secluded white sand beaches stretching out from the bottom of the back yard.
And two beaches which have been voted Australia's very best are both in easy reach. Or you can just make full use of the beach right in front of you.
The lake is perfect for boating - it is a protected area backing on to national park and there is an abundance of wildlife, including some which are endangered. We provide information about all this for you when you arrive in case you are interested.
Fresh local seafood, a good coffee, award winning restaurant with shuttle bus and everything you will need for a bbq or something more elaborate are in easy reach, but it still feels like the laid back beach town of years gone by. Even the drive into Culburra from Nowra lifts the spirit.
We will do everything we can to make your holiday just the way you want it. Early check-in and late check-outs are always offered if there is availability to give you maximum bliss for your buck.
Culburra is only a two and a half hour drive from Sydney and about 3 hours from Canberra.
We often get several enquiries for the same dates so we can only confirm your booking once a deposit is received.
We offer great winter and last minute discounts and accept 1 night bookings during the week. There is a two night minimum booking on week ends except where one night has been booked by a weekday guest, or if booked at the last minute.