Wake up to the vast panorama of the Pacific Ocean outside your bedroom window. Open the front door and start your day with a gentle stroll along the crescent shaped Mollymook beach. Turn right to head to the south end of the beach where you can buy your daily newspaper and enjoy your first cafe stop at the Mollymook Beach Life Savers cafe, or turn left to the northern headland of the beach, and climb up the cliff path to reach Rick Steins famous establishment, open for day visitors for breakfast beside the infinity horizon swimming pool with its magnificent views across to the blue of the Pacific Ocean beyond.
Or postpone your beach walk till later, and follow the footpath outside the front door 200m. to the local Mollymook shopping centre, where coffees, breakfasts, fresh bread, pharmacy and newsagent supply all your daily needs.
Back at the house, a choice of 3 decks awaits you, allowing you to choose just the right setting for planning your day's activities, stretching out to the sound of the surf and warmth of the sun, or just laze around and do nothing.
The house is a two story brick residence, in a large garden setting located on Beach Road at the northern end of Mollymook Beach. The upstairs floor has two large bedrooms, - a master bedroom, with magnificent ocean views, and a second bedroom with 2 single beds, a living room, dining room and well fitted out kitchen. Front and back verandahs extend off these living rooms. Downstairs is a large family room with double bed, kitchenette, and living area, and a second children's bedroom with 2 bunk beds.
There are two bathrooms, two toilets, a laundry, and outdoor BBQ .
LAYOUT and AMENITIES
The upstairs, with the best views, has a master bedroom with queen bed and second bedroom with 2 single beds which, when pushed together, serve as a king bed. It has a full kitchen, large dining room, with an extendable table capable of seating up to 12 people, living room with large flat screen TV/DVD, outdoor dining table on front balcony with ocean views, and a large deck with BBQ to the north facing back garden. The TV room, can be closed off from the dining room with a sliding door. It has a sofa bed/couch which can be used as a second double bedroom at night.
The downstairs, also with ocean views, has the parents double bed in the living room. It has a small kitchenette, comfortable lounge, flat screen TV/DVD, dining area and separate bathroom and toilet. The children's bedroom has four single bunk beds.
Guest to provide their own linen sheets, pillow cases, towels, tea towels or self order and pay for linen packages from a local linen hire service.
Getting it done - cleaning & linen services
Please place the order 1 week ahead. The linen will be delivered in a linen bag on the front porch, on the morning of your arrival, and is to be replaced in the linen bag and returned to the porch upon your departure.
THINGS TO DO WHILST RELAXING AT SWELL
Mollymook shopping centre is only a 2 minute walk away, offering cafes, restaurants, bars, supermarket, delicatessen, chemist, butcher, newsagent, takeaway food and liquor shop as well as well known restaurants like Tallwood Eatery, and Bannisters Pavillion.
The world famous Rick Stein Restaurant at Bannisters is a 5 minute walk up to the headland. See our information pack for details of breakfast, lunch and dinner menus' as well as information on the pool / pizza bar and day spa at Bannister. The Mollymook Golf Club located right on the beach at the south end, is a special treat for young families wanting an easy night out. Courtesy buses, or taxi services are available throughout the local area, for that special night out.
The biggest nearby town is Ulladulla, a well known fishing harbour and only 5 minutes drive south of Mollymook. It has one of the busiest fishing ports on the South Coast with commercial fishing trawlers setting out most evenings, as well as good shopping, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, cinema, an indoor leisure centre for gym, spa, indoor heated or outdoor pools, Ulladulla Harbour sea pool, ten pin bowling. and a fun park for the children. Fishing and diving charters operate from the harbour all year round.
The historical township of Milton is a short 5 minute drive into the hinterland. There one can visit the street markets, antique shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, tennis hire, or stop for a beer at one of the two family friendly country pubs before catching a show at the historic Milton Theatre.
An ever increasing number of local wineries in the surrounding countryside offer fine dining amidst rolling green hills and beautiful sunsets whilst sampling some of the best local wines.
Golf is available at Mollymook Hilltop 18 hole championship golf course, one of the most challenging courses in the state, or a more leisurely 9 hole course at the picturesque Mollymook Golf course, located on the beach. The licenced club house offers after play drinks, a restaurant and live bands at weekends.
Popular bushwalks are nearby, at Pidgeon House Mountain or Boyd Lookout in the Budawangs. The Castle offers a challenge for the more experienced walker. Local maps are available from the Tourist information or maps for more challenging walks can be obtained from National Parks.
A short drive up the coast to Jervis Bay to visit the pristine white sands and crystal clear water of Hyams Beach and Greenpatch in Jervis Bay National Park makes a nice day out.