Gaze out to the sea and into the bushland opposite from the expansive deck of this beautifully renovated classic timber beach house.
Ideally suited to FAMILIES & COUPLES, feel the stresses of the day melt away as soon as you enter this home delightfully decorated to meet all your relaxation needs; in any season, sunny or rain.
Located 3 hrs from Sydney or 2.5 hrs from Canberra, Rennies Retreat is the idyllic natural beach getaway, overlooking the South Pacific Reserve bushland and ocean views over Rennies Beach. Take a short stroll through the beachfront reserve to discover a secluded beach, rockpools to explore, fishing and some of the best surf waves on the South Coast.
We love our beach house and have tried to ensure that it provides you with all the creature comforts you desire when on holidays.
Your retail conveniences are only a 2 minute drive or 10minute walk into the heart of Ulladulla shopping centre - restaurants, cinemas, ten-pin bowling, marina, amusement centre, tennis courts and an indoor pool.
Delightfully decorated with curios to enhance and evoke the beach location and furnished with quality amenities and furnishings.
This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home awaits your booking. Rennies Retreat will comfortably sleep 8 people, with 2 queens, 1 trilogy, 1 sofa double, 1 bunk and a single. No fights for the bathroom, there's 2. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, bathroom, combined kitchen, lounge, dining opening onto a great deck for Alfresco Dining. Downstairs are 2 bedrooms, rumpus/childrens play (with toys provided) and TV room (with movies provided), and bathroom.
Upstairs you'll find the open plan generous lounge area that opens up on to the expansive deck. with various seating arrangements with cushions & throw rugs with sound system for your iphone dock or CDs and board games in the chest. Both the internal and external dining tables easily extend to comfortably seat 8 (& even 10 if your friendly) with extra seats found in the bedrooms.
The kitchen is well equiped for those that love to relax by cooking and sharing delicious meals with friends and family, including blenders, casserole dishes and bakeware, presentation platters, espresso machine and sharp knives. Love fresh seafood or a steak on the barbecue? Conveniently located on the deck you'll find a four burner gas unit with hood.
However, if your idea of a holiday is not to cook you’ll find excellent takeaway and restaurants just a phone call or short drive away.
For your conveninece, the pantry is stocked with the basics such as herbs, spices, flour, sauces, oil & vinegar so you don't have to buy these when you need a spoonful or two. There is also tea, coffee, herbal teas and coffee substitutes. We only ask if you finish an item or it’s running low we’d appreciate you replacing it when you do go shopping for the next guest.
ON YOUR DOORSTEP
Just a short stroll down the road through the bush reserve to secluded Rennies beach that never gets crowded even in peak season. Renowned by surfers for it’s poplular surf breaks on the beach, at “the bombie” or at the “rock platform” you’re virtually guaranteed of a wave. Take a refreshing dip, explore the rock pools or the beach caves or simply sun yourself as you watch the delightful endangered hooded plovers flit along the beach. Dolphins regularly frolic in the waves and whales spotted during migration seasons as they make their way up & down the east coast. Throw in a fishing line and bring home a fresh catch to grill on the stainless steel barbecue and enjoy with a crisp wine. At low tide you can walk all the way from Racecourse Beach around to the Lighthouse at the entrance to Ulladulla harbour.
There are also numerous walks in the bushland reserves around the beaches. Take the South Coast wildflower book with you and discover the wide variety of flowers growing in South Pacific reserve from banksias, to flannel flowers, orchids and running postman. You may even find the stunning red waratah, the NSW floral emblem that grows wild here.
Only 2 mins walk away is the Ex servo's club that offers good quality club meals and entertainment.
SHOPPING & ART GALLERIES
Ulladulla is the main shopping hub for the area, providing supermarkets, banks, surf and fashion shops.
Historic Milton is only a 10minute drive away and is a great village to wander around and explore with a wide variety of shops, galleries and eating opportunities.
The local Mollymook shopping centre also has a range of shops including an excellent bottle shop, butcher and deli.
GOLF & SPORTING ACTIVITIES
There are two Golf Courses (Hilltops 18 hole & Mollymook 9 hole),
Stand up paddle boarding and fishing opportunities await you at Burrill Lake, 5 mins drive south.
In Ulladulla you'll also find
Indoor & harbour side swimming pools
Ten Pin Bowling
Funland for the kids with laser tag
Horse riding nearby
Other local beaches for swimming and surfing include Mollymook and Narrawallee beaches (patrolled in the Summer time) and Racecourse Beach which can be walked to through the bush reserve.
There are numerous bush walks with maps available ranging from a gentle stroll through South Pacific reserve,through surrounding bush reserves on the cliff tops out to the lighthouse and the more challenging Pigeon House mountain, which can be viewed from the deck.
Budawang indigenous trail on the Northern Headland (via Dolphin St) in Ulladulla provides spectacular view with sculptures and information about the history of the area from an Indigenous perspective. (wheel chair accessible)
Foodies will love the growing list of dining opportunities in the area including:
Rick Stein, Bannister’s pool bar & Tallwood at Mollymook
Cupitt’s winery in Ulladulla
St Isadore & Bacchus in Milton,
The recently constructed new ExServo’s club is only a 2 minute walk away offering well priced quality club meals and entertainment.
Fresh caught fish & chips – try the fish shop 5 mins drive south on the way to Burrill Lake, Tigers or down at the Harbour wharf, perfect to enjoy on the deck.
Tony’s is a classic Australian Italian restaurant provides generous tasty serves of all your favourite pizzas, pastas, steak seafood and chicken dishes.
Asian – try Yes I am Thai or the adjacent Ulladulla Harbour Asian restaurant.
The Oyster Bar in the heart of Ulladulla provides a range of oysters to complement their selection of wines.
Pilgrims vegetarian restaurant in Milton is an institution serving Bliss Burgers and other delights during the day and Mexican on Friday and Saturday nights.
There is a permanent tenant in the back granny flat and who is quietly tucked away.
Rennies Retreat is the ideal location for dolphin and whale watching, swimming, excellent surfing & fishing, enjoying that well earnt drink at sundown, and relaxing to the full. Enjoy!
Please contact property owners Stephane on or Susan on for further details.
SHOULDER SEASON 27 JANUARY 2015 to 3 APRIL 2015 = $1,250 per week
EASTER 4 APRIL 2015 to 19 APRIL 2015 = $1,450 per week
OFF PEAK 20 APRIL 2015 to 18 SEPTEMBER 2015 = $950 per week
SHOULDER SEASON 19 SEPTEMBER 2015 to 11 DECEMBER 2015 = $1,250 per week
CHRISTMAS 12 DECEMBER 2015 to 24 JANUARY 2016 = $2,150 per week
SHOULDER SEASON daily/weekend rates:
2 NIGHT STAYS INCLUDES WEEKENDS $720
3 NIGHT MID-WEEK STAYS $825
4 NIGHT MID-WEEK $930
5 NIGHT MID-WEEK $1,035
6 NIGHT STAYS $1,140
7 NIGHTS STAYS $1,250
UP STAIRS ONLY Shoulder season - daily and weekend rates:
2 NIGHT MID-WEEK INCLUDES WEEKENDS $520
3 NIGHT MID-WEEK $600
4 NIGHT MID-WEEK $680
5 NIGHT MID-WEEK $790
6 NIGHT MID-WEEK $850
Price verification & to confirm booking: Please call Gail Wilson or Caroline Leslight at Ray White on
What you must bring:
Please bring your own linen and towels