We welcome you to experience a journey to Hawksbury River's ultimate getaway, Amaroo Cottage, Boatshed and waterfront Studio all set in beautiful gardens, surrounded by natural bushland. Right on the water's edge, just an hour from Sydney, it is ready to explore.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROPERTY CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED BY WATER.
Originally built in the 1920s, this cottage haven, boatshed and studio have been lovingly restored and is the perfect holiday retreat for up to 3 couples or.a family with children
This beautiful accommodation looking out over breathtaking views of the Hawkesbury River. Perfect for romantic getaways, baby-moons or family retreats.
French doors from the main cottage lounge and master bedroom open onto a large verandah that captures the morning light all year round.
The newly renovated kitchen blends perfectly with the pot belly stove that is recessed in the original stand stone kitchen wall.
The master bedroom, with a queen size bed, has French doors that open onto the front deck. The second bedroom has 2 single beds. The third bedroom, located in the Studio next to the Boathouse, has a double bed and views over its own deck directly onto the river.
The newly renovated, well equipped kitchen blends perfectly with the pot bellied stove that is recessed in the original sandstone chimney.
The bathroom, although private, has views over the garden and the second "lou with a view" contains a washing machine and dryer.
A gas barbeque is ideally located on the lawn by the waters edge, sheltered by a pergola covered with giant honeysuckle. Ready to cook your catch from the jetty.
The outdoor garden tables, studio deck and private boatshed are perfect settings for afternoon drinks before retreating to the cottage terrace for sunset dining. Amaroo offers complete relaxation by the river.
Arrive midweek by mail boat weekdays only, water taxi, own boat, or a hired tinny. Either Mary or Jonathan, or , can advise on catering & any restaurant excursions that you may want to plan.
Staying at Amaroo Cottage is mostly about doing nothing.There are however a couple of hand lines, a great collection of books, magazines & board games to keep you occupied. A stereo, small TV & video are also in place.
For those who wish to explore further afield, we suggest you arrange hire of a tinny.
Head over to Peats Bite a fabulous place to dine on the weekends with a pick up and drop off service available to Amaroo Guests.
What to bring
Food & Beverage
Favourite CD's & Videos
Hooks, bait, sinkers ... for those keen to fish
The owners regularly live in the cottage mid week if it is not rented out, so everything is kept in perfect order for your visit.
HOW TO GET THERE
Brooklyn & Deerubbun Boat Ramp at Mooney Mooney are just 45km from the Sydney Harbour Bridge so we generally suggest travelling time is less than an hour from Sydney to reach this very unique weekend getaway.
Please contact us on the above telephone number to discuss any special transport issues. eg how suitable is a "Rubber Duck" as a mode of transport
CHECK IN & CHECK OUT
Generally check in times are anytime after 4.00 PM on Fridays, check out by 4.00PM the day you leave. Midweek times by arrangement.
As we will leave the place open for your arrival, it is important that you let us know if you are going to be greatly delayed.
Please note that we do not accept parties under any circumstances, we do accept dogs that are well cared for. It is important to check with us first. We do love children but it is providing parents are aware of water safety issues.
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