Listen carefully and you can still hear the breathless excitement of the Gilbert children as they arrive from town to spend long idyllic holidays at the beach. The year is 1924. Barely pausing to unpack, they skirt around the wide sweeping verandas surrounding the four-bedroom weatherboard home to race madcap across the dunes to the sparkling ocean on the doorstep of this absolute beachfront family gem built in 1884.
Look carefully now.... it has been restored and extended for you, boasting all the modern amenities and space required to holiday in luxury, comfort and old world charm. You will never want to leave.
This elevated magical waterfront home is a local heritage landmark that encapsulates the very spirit of the sea in its petrol blue and white exterior colour scheme. Renovated in 2011, the home now offers 4/5 bedrooms (main with luxurious ensuite and WIR), 3 bathrooms with in floor heating, 4 indoor living/dining areas, modern open plan kitchen with European appliances, Large beach friendly laundry, Study, heated in ground pool, upstairs rumpus and balcony, reverse cycle air conditioning and heated polished concrete floors. In the winter, open fireplaces add ambience to the ever-changing uninterrupted sweeping ocean views that project south across the grange jetty to Port Stanvac and North as far as Yorke Peninsula.
The lifestyle here at Jarrah Cottage you will never forget. Walk or run the beach in the morning, before or after fishing. This vast strip of beach is considered the most pristine and quietest of AdelaideÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s metropolitan beaches. The water is safe for children, perfect for kayaking, kite surfing, and sail boarding. Royal Adelaide Glenelg, Grange and Kooyonga Golf Clubs are all minutes away. A wide selection of restaurants and cafes are within walking distance. If need be, travel 2 minutes to West lakes or 15 minutes to Adelaide CBD shopping precincts.
* Bedding (Linen supplied)
* TV ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ surround sound theatre/stereo
* CD Player
* DVD Player
* European Cooking Facilities (large gas stove)
* Air Conditioning
* In-Floor heating
* In-house Movies
* Washing machine
* Clothes Dryer
* Hair Dryer
* Kayaks x 2
* Basketball Hoop
* Plenty of yard for the kids to play