1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. South Coast
  4. Kioloa
  5. #9099291

Deweyshack: PET FRIENDLY, huge backyard, 400 metres to beaches

House, Kioloa

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

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7 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 bathrooms


The Deweyshack, a charming rustic 3-bedroom cottage, nestles at the edge of a very large and vibrant garden abounding with native wildlife, fruit and citrus trees. It is an oasis of tranquility with massive bushland views yet minutes away from stunning beaches dog-on-lead, Merry and Kioloa, excellent fishing, snorkeling, kayaking and surfing, and the beckoning trails of the Murramarang National Park. Enjoy the cool breezes on the large deck looking out to bushland over treetops in summer or dine alfresco in the newly constructed outdoor garden setting. Delight in the comforting warmth of the fireplace when it's cold outside after long bushwalks in the nearby national forest or strolls along the beach. This huge and unique half-acre battle axe block which is fully fenced and securely gated provides OFF STREET PARKING for 2 cars. Parking in the backyard for your additional cars, trailered boats, kayaks, mountain bikes, canoes and other similar larger toys is available on written request but subject to management's discretion. Additional charges will apply. WE ACCEPT DOGS maximum of 2: well-behaved and toilet-trained dogs are allowed inside but never on furniture and only by written prior arrangement on application. Merry Beach Take-away and convenience store 3 minute walk away has ATM, daily newspapers, fresh bread and milk, yummy fish and chips, burgers, cappucino, etc. Next door is Kioloa's own, Merry Street Restaurant open most days, healthy food, reasonable $$. An IGA supermarket, chemist, bakery, bottle shop, news agency and a takeaway pizzas are yummo are a short drive to the Bawley Point shops. Walk to Pretty Beach, or hike along the coastline and national park to Pebbly Beach, enjoy comfortable 4-wheel driving in the surrounding bush to get to Pigeon Mountain, Berry Farm and Shallow Crossing. Sample wine at local wineries and fine dining at various award-winning restaurants further north at Ulladulla Cupitt's, Millard's, Mollymook Tallwood and Bannister's, Milton St. Isidore's. Milton is a shopper's paradise - lots of little boutique stores and cafes. As you're heading north, try the Burrill Lake fisho on Prince's Highway for the freshest catch of the day fish and chips, prawns, oysters, and locally caught fish. Or head south for weekend markets at Bateman's Bay, Mogo, Moruya, Narooma and beyond - the list goes on. You will never run out of things to do and places to see and visit during your stay with us, no matter what the season. Kioloa and the South Coast have so much to offer all year round and we know you'll want to keep coming back. Then when you need to relax, unwind, enjoy some quiet time, or just veg out, you will want to come home to the peace and comfort of the Deweyshack. If you must, there is reasonable mobile phone and mobile WiFi BYO reception for your devices at the top of driveway.

We accept online credit card payments via the Stayz Online Payment system as well as staggered payments time permitting via direct deposits into our nominated bank account. Enquire on application. We love having guests and will pass on savings when possible so that the Deweyshack is occupied at most times. We have a MINIMUM 2 nights stay policy. One night stay allowed subject to management's discretion AND surcharge of 40 per cent. Enquire on application. Maximum 7 residents are allowed including kids. Beds are: queen in main bedroom, double in bedroom 2, and bunk single top, double below in kids' bedroom 3. BRING YOUR OWN BED LINEN AND TOWELS. Our Property Manager resides nearby and is able to provide assistance if required. Garden maintenance is done year round so you may see our gardener from time to time. We'll advise you of any garden work beforehand.

We are deeply appreciative and encouraged by positive reviews from our guests, and we continue to improve the property so they feel it's their second home - their favourite holiday venue. We take pride and are inspired by our steadily increasing number of satisfied repeat customers as testament to a job well done. First photo is the Deweyshack 7 years ago when we bought the property. Last photo 21 is the Deweyshack today - it has been repainted an eco-gray colour outside and off-white inside, floorboards installed in living areas, and the main bathroom refreshed with floor to ceiling tiles. An ALL NEW contemporary kitchen was installed Aug 2016 - new layout, new cupboards, new appliances. A drip coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, and wood-fired heater were added to our list of creature comfort and improvements. ALREADY IN: Large digital flat screen LCD TV and DVD in the living room, second digital TV in main bedroom, MP3 stereo, iPod/iPhone dock, vacuum cleaner, 4-burner gas BBQ, portable free standing heaters in each bedroom, upright fans and evaporative cooler for summer.


We are only able to post a few chosen feedback from guests cuz we're fast running out of space. Check out the rest in our guestbook at the property and add your own when you visit:

A great place within walking distance from beautiful beaches. Deck is very private and relaxing, overlooking the rainforest and lovely sound of so many birds. The large fenced garden is perfect for dogs. Cosy fire kept us warm. If you are looking for a hidden secret paradise, THIS IS IT Chantal, 26/8/2017

The Deweyshack has been a lovely mini break from "normal" life. Very comfortable, nice fireplace for cosy nights and well set up kitchen. We recommend the Deweyshack without hesitation. Jason, Katz and Nina August 2017

Lovely little home away from home Great location and loved that we were able to bring our dog with us. Love to come back one day Thank you Megan, Ross and Mako. 21 Nov 2016

We have had a wonderful stay in your very comfortable and cosy house. Everything we needed was here to help make our stay wanting for nothing. Our guests from Denmark will take home some very memorable moments with them. Love to come back soon. Thank you. Sam, Trish, Mischa, Cecilie, and Malene 25 September 2016

Thanks a lot for letting us stay at such an amazing place. We had a great week and I'm sure we will be back. Kamil and Veronika, Sydney 11 September 2016

Beautiful garden and so many Roos and great deck. Cosy and comfortable. With thanks, Grace, Paul and Honey Crumpet 29-31 August 2016

Friends recommended your place and we're happy we came. Thanks for having us. We shall be back. MSwinburne July 2016

Thanks for letting us stay. You have a wonderful house and backyard. Time flew so fast, we have to come back in winter. David, Catriona, Michael, Iris and Finn + Molly logotto 17-24 January 2016

We have come every year since December 2011 and will be back again for New Year's Eve 2017 for our yearly 2 week break. There's something new added each time we come. it's always great to be back. Wendy, Pat and Olivia 13 Jan 2016

Lovely weather funny kangaroos, kids and a ball. Hennessy's 28/12/2015

Loved the back deck and the king parrot who came to visit. We'll definitely be in touch next time we come to Kioloa - the backyard was perfect for Raph Thanks, Sarah 24/11/15

We all absolutely loved it and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great spot, great cottage, just perfect for our family. We can not wait to return. John, Amanda, kids and George 5/10/15

We all had a great time despite the weather. Would love to come back and will certainly recommend the Deweyshack to friends. Bottle of wine was a nice touch. Jim & family 27/9/15

The Deweyshack was lovely. Trudie made everything very clear before arrival and everything went smoothly. The place itself is very nice, surroundings beautiful, parrots visited us on the deck each day. Would recommend for anyone wanting a nice, quiet holiday. Maddy 3/15

This is our first visit to your beautiful AUSTRALIA , gorgeous country and friendly welcoming folks. Thanks for opening your home to visitors like us. Lovely cozy spot to settle while we got to visit the lovely beaches and woods. Must say the highlight was meeting the kangaroos up close The Hardins from Nashville Tennessee USA 28/11/2014

What a relief when we arrived here to this beautifully sheltered spot overlooking a forest full of birds rather than a raging ocean. Thank you for having us. Carol and family 19/10/14

We had a great time What a lovely house with a nice private garden surrounded by beautiful beaches. Rocky enjoyed himself - thanks for allowing dogs Sara, Jenny R, Jenny T, Leica and Rocky 9/10/14

Thank you for your lovely home. Children enjoyed the beaches, we enjoyed the walks. Chloe enjoyed the beautiful yard to explore. We will be back. Robyn and Scott, Jay and Ellyse, and Chloe 3/10/14

A very enjoyable weekend, loved the beach and the kangaroos, such a wonderful contrast to NZ scenery. We were very comfortable and had a wonderfully memorable stay. Tom and Pauline Richards, Christchurch NZ, Mitchell and Bronwyn Dalton, Thomas and Charlie, Wollongong 28/9/2014

A lovely cosy cottage that met our requirements admirably. The dogs loved the backyard Don and Pat 8/7/2014

Thanks for a lovely stay the area is beautiful and your house lovely. Peter and Eila from UK 29/4/14

Love the Deweyshack So peaceful and comfortable. We had a lovely time and were very impressed. Emily and Jason 28 February 2014

Thank you for the hospitality in this beautiful place We enjoyed the garden with the birds and the possum and beautiful plants, and the very cosy house. With all our best wishes, Gerhard and Helga from Tubingen, Germany14 February 2014


Balcony Books Children welcome Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Games room Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Living room Long-term renters welcome Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Toys Washing machine


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