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Red Box Cottage Tuross Head

Cottage, Tuross Head

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 65 reviews

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Min 2 - 5 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 bathrooms



There are only a few vacancies left between now and Christmas:

25-28 October

There are available dates in January 2017

This unique cottage is the only over-water holiday accommodation available on pristine Lake Tuross. This hidden gem will be familiar to all those regulars of Red Box Pizza. Sadly, Red Box Pizza is closed but this frees up the house for lucky holiday stayers.

Red Box Cottage has 3 bedrooms, two with queen beds and 3rd bedroom with 2 single and 1 double, providing comfortable sleeping for 6 adults plus kids. With 2 bathrooms, this house is ideal for 2 or 3 couples and kids. The well-equipped, all stainless steel kitchen with quality appliances is a joy to cook in and laundry facilities are provided. We have just added a Bosch dishwasher for those who have better things to do than washing up!

The views of the lake and Horse Island are unsurpassed. Sunset, viewed from the dining room or the large, sheltered deck over the water, is never to be forgotten. In fact, even the shower in the second bathroom comes with a view.

Next door to the Pickled Octopus and the Tuross Boatshed, you couldn't be in a better place if you don't feel like cooking. But if you've just caught a fresh haul from the Lake - from the deck or your boat - you can cook on the BBQ and eat on the deck where you have your tinny and kayaks tied up.

Just minutes from shops and beaches, there is nothing else like this in Tuross. Bring your own sheets, towels, and food. We'll provide essential condiments, tea, coffee, sugar and sundries (we ask that you replace any items that you use), pillows, blankets, doonas and starter toiletries.

Secure fencing mean that your friendly, well-behaved pet is welcome, but please not on the beds or lounges. There are quite a few steps which might be tough for older pooches.

While Red Box Cottage is dog friendly, it is not suitable for large or multiple dogs. We ask that you let us know how many pets you intend to bring, and that you ensure that all waste and fur is cleaned up before you leave. Extra cleaning costs for pets will be charged against tenant bonds.

There is a carport on site with space for 1 vehicle. We ask that if you have a large vehicle that does not fit entirely into the carport, or additional cars, please leave them in the carpark at the top of the road, as this road is used by large vehicles (garbage trucks and delivery vehicles for the restaurants) and it cannot be blocked in any way.

For serious fishermen, launch your tinny from the public boat ramp a few hundred metres away and tie up at the deck.

Parents please note that the deck has no safety rail.

If in doubt about whether this is right property for you, we invite you to read the reviews on this page from satisfied guests.


Red Box Cottage is in a beautiful and peaceful place on serene Lake Tuross. There are permanent neighbours and we do not want a buck's night, schoolies party, or drunken gathering happening in our house. Consequently we do not accept such bookings and will quickly end the stay of tenants who abuse our trust. We welcome groups who can enjoy themselves in a reasonably quiet and reasonably sober way.

A maximum of 6 adults is allowed in any booking. The owner may agree to additional adults in some circumstances, with an additional charge of $30 per adult per night.

$80 is currently allowed for cleaning. Any cost above this amount as invoiced to the owner will be withheld from any bond return to the tenant.

Inquiries and Bookings - Red Box Cottage

Even though Stayz advises you to phone us to confirm your booking, this is not necessary and we would ask you to avoid it if you can. All details of the booking, including specific questions about inclusions etc, can be handled via email through Stayz.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Children welcome Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Video library Washing machine
Red Box Cottage Tuross Head is rated 4.7384615384615385 out of 5 by 65.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Unique and lovely property right on waters edge We loved our stay at this property - it was right on the waters edge and was self contained and right next door to other eateries if required. We took our dogs and they also enjoyed their daily walks in the area.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent place Such a well equipped house, awesome restaurant next door, very quiet and pretty, comfortable and loved it
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great location very relaxing Our 6th or 7th stay and always a great place to unwind unlucky with the weather this time but still great.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Even better second time round :-) We stayed at this property last year and could not stop talking about how sublime the experience was with friends and family. As such, we decided to visit again this year and this time, planning our trip better to ensure we arrive earlier so that we have more time to enjoy the peace and serenity. Ben reckons that the 2 day break was the best he had for a long time. View was fabulous, dangling a line from the back deck was sublime and being a "kitchen knives" lover, he reckons that RedBox has the best set of knives in any of the holiday rental properties we have stayed here and overseas. Great café and restaurant next door. But most of all, thoughtful hosts - thanks Steve, Debbie and Robin :-). We have a great time and will be back..
Date published: 2016-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Paradise with a superb view!! Thoroughly enjoyed our couple of days at Red Box. Excellent facilities and very comfortable beds. All three of us raved about it. We will be back!!
Date published: 2016-05-14
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Prices listed based on 6 adults. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 people.


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