Believed to have been built in 1885, and now set on an 1180 square block, this more than a century old timber home has all its original features including timber lining boards, beautiful fireplaces, gorgeous old door fittings, high ceilings and cobalt blue stained glass in the front door.
LINEN AND TOWELS INCLUDED : WOOD FIREPLACES : PET FRIENDLY
3 bedrooms : 2 bathrooms : accommodates 7 guests
Stay 2 nights get 3rd night free!Includes late 2pm check out. (offer valid to Oct 30, 2016)
Not valid for long weekends or school holidays, not valid with with any other options.
Of a late afternoon, sit on the wraparound front veranda and watch the birds playing in the front garden as the sunsets paint a spectacular picture in the western sky. The garden is on a bird corridor and attracts a wonderful range of native birds, From King Parrots to Wattle birds, magpies and Blue Wrens.
The front veranda wraps around both sides of the house. Wander down the veranda to the left of the front door and enter the property through the front door on the side of the property.
This opens into the back open plan living, kitchen and breakfast room. The living area has large leather sofas, a breakfast table with chairs, flatscreen TV, DVD player, CD player and iPod dock and Wood Combustion fireplace. Three sets of sliding cedar and glass doors open out onto the spacious back garden.
The modern kitchen has a gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, sandwich press, kettle, glasses, crockery and cutlery.
The central hallway leads to a dining room with large table and six chairs, a double wood fireplace (not working), a small study with black and while tiled floor, a second living room with open fireplace (working), comfy sofas and a fold out sofa bed for one extra person and 3 large bedrooms.
Bedroom 1: with one King bed, bedside tables and lights, a dressing table, clothes hooks and full length mirror, heater and opens onto ensuite bathroom.
Bedroom 2: with one Double bed, beside tables and lights, small dressing table, heater.
Bedroom 3: Wooden tribunk (double bed below, single bed above), large dressing table and wooden wardrobe and heater.
Bathroom 1: Ensuite to bedroom, with clawed iron bath, shower with hob, vanity and toilet.
Bathroom 2: Shower with hob, vanity and toilet. Accessed through living area at rear of house.
External laundry accessed from back wooden deck with washing machine, dryer, tub, ironing board and iron.
The house is set back from the street and secluded by beautiful old trees. The block is surrounded by playing fields, with a high hedge providing privacy it only has one neighbour. The back garden is very large, with a modern enclosed trampoline. The sliding doors from the living area open out onto a wooden deck with outdoor dining table and benches, gas BBQ and umbrella.
NO SMOKING ANYWHERE IN OR AROUND THE PROPERTY
OUTSIDE PETS ONLY, MUST SLEEP IN LAUNDRY *charge may apply
THINGS TO DO
Wander up to Gerringong markets on the third Saturday of the month.
Gerringong is a lovely little village that has become quite cosmopolitan in recent years with great food, brilliant coffee and sweet cafes and restaurants. The shops and cafes of Gerringong are an easy 200m stroll away.
The IGA supermarket is only 100m up the road and Werri Beach or Boat Harbour rock pool is only 1km away.
Make a night of it at the Gerringong Pics and Flicks, movies at the nearby Town Hall on the first Friday of the month (not in January though).
Go bushwalking through the Nature Reserve at nearby Seven Mile Beach, Gerroa
Take the Kiama Coastal Walk from North End Gerringong into Kiama (medium-hard grade around 11 km or 3.5hrs) and then take the train back to Gerringong station which is only a 7 min walk from Fairview.
Walk across to the Gerringong headland and watch whales and their babies resting in Boat Harbour.
Visit the nearby Heritage Museum at 10 Blackwood Street. This is dedicated to Gerringongs pioneers and settlers. Open Sat and Sun 1pm-4pm (also Tues and Thurs school holidays). This heritage site includes the original Police Station (1876) and the Church of England (1874).
In Gerroa, 3 km south of Gerringong is the Kingsford Smith Memorial Lookout providing spectacular views of Seven Mile Beach. Sir Charles Kingsford Smith or Smithy (after whom Sydneys Airport is named) made the first trans-Pacific flight from the US to Australia. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland and the first flight between Australia and New Zealand and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the US. He also made in 1933 a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days (yes, thats right 10.5 days!) In 1933, Seven Mile Beach, New South Wales, was used by Sir Charles Kingsford Smith as the runway for the first commercial flight between Australia and New Zealand.
2 Car Spaces
Step back in time and leave the 21st century behind as you enter the white picket fence.