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The Deweyshack, Kioloa NSW

House, Kioloa

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

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Min 2 - 7 nights stay

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 (Dec 2015) 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 direct deposits into our nominated bank account. We love having guests and will always pass on savings so that the Deweyshack is occupied at most times. Last minute discounts and low season specials are on offer, enquire on application, conditions will apply. We have a MINIMUM 2 nights stay policy. 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 4 years ago when we bought the property. Last photo (#21) is the Deweyshack today - it has since been repainted an eco-gray colour outside and off-white inside, new floorboards installed in living areas, and the main bathroom refreshed with floor to ceiling tiles. An ALL NEW contemporary kitchen was installed July 2016 - new layout, new cupboards, new appliances. Photos to come. A new washing machine, dishwasher, drip coffee machine, a new electric wok, portable personal spa for the bathtub, portacot for baby (on request), and a new wood-fired heater were recently added to our list of creature comfort and improvements. The main bedroom has a second digital TV and DVD so Mum and Dad have their own. ALREADY IN: Large digital flat screen LCD TV and DVD in the living room, 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:

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

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

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, Germany)14 February 2014

Thank you for renting your beautiful house out to us these holidays. It's very cosy and comfortable and really does feel like our home away from home. This is the perfect place for privacy and relaxation. Chezbot, Eliza, Jade, Benji, and Leanne 28-31/12/2013

What a great place to spend 4 relaxing and fun days! Thank you for such a wonderful stay in the fantastic Deweyshack. We all had a truly wonderful time, and none of us wanted to leave!. Ginny, Ashley, Megan, Chris, Elliott and Brooke. 28/11/2013


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Balcony Books Children welcome Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Games room Hair dryer Heating Hot tub 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
The Deweyshack, Kioloa NSW is rated 4.636363636363637 out of 5 by 22.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cosy home away from home Enjoyed a couple of lovely days at Deweyshack - comfortable, spacious and spotlessly clean, with excellent facilities. Set amongst delightful bushland and just a short walk to the beach and to the beautiful nearby national park. Dog friendly was a big bonus. Look forward to returning in the future.
Date published: 2016-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very enjoyable property. We had a great stay. Very comfortable and cosy. The kids and our dog loved the extensive private gardens.
Date published: 2016-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cosy little wonder We've just had a lovely couple of days at The Deweyshack in gorgeous Kioloa. This is the second time we have stayed but the first outside of summer. The fireplace kept the whole house warm and cosy at night time and provided a very nice backdrop for relaxed evenings on the couch. This is a charming little house on a large block nestled in trees, feeling secluded and private. It had been left nice and tidy for us and we didn't find anything to be lacking. In fact there had been some nice improvements since we last stayed, such as a new side deck. The owner is very enthusiastic about the house and pleasant to deal with. We look forward to coming back again soon.
Date published: 2016-06-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Deweyshack Not a bad place but conditions including to turn off lights at 10pm on the deck which is this nicest part of the house to be sitting outside and having a meal and drink at the end of the day makes it feel you are on a school camp.
Date published: 2016-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great getaway Had stayed previously, a year ago, with friends. Found it perfect for our very private time by ourselves. Decision to stay an extra night came easy - thanks for the 'couple only' discount. Hope to visit again soon
Date published: 2015-12-12
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