1. Australia
  2. SA
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Cape Jervis
  5. #90127

Ithaca: Serene & Tranquil

House, Cape Jervis

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom


ITHAKA: Serene & Tranquil

located at the stunning, southern boundary of the quaint fishing village of Cape Jervis, at the tip of the Fleurieu Peninsula, less than a scenic 1.5 hours drive from Adelaide, Ithaca Cottage is a unique and intimate self-contained cottage getaway for discerning individuals/couples who don't want to be near supermarkets and busy shopping centres, but prefer a calm and unblemished setting. Enjoy uninterrupted and inspiring views of Kangaroo Island from the open-plan living and dining room. Sit on the front verandah decking and watch the ferry cross to Kangaroo Island. Listen to and enjoy the rich native bird life: rosellas, blue wrens, wedge tail eagles. Be utterly relaxed as stunning sunsets enliven the breathtaking panorama. Dream and float with the island so amazingly close, just across the changing ocean views of the Backstairs Passage. This totally serene and delightful retreat has all modern conveniences, and is furnished in comfortable mid-twentieth century and contemporary style, decorated with original artworks. Conveniences include a very easy-to-use and completely modern galley kitchen with microwave and oven; a large 42inch flat-screen HD LCD TV with extensive and free DVD in-house library that ranges from drama, SciFi, Musicals, documentary and other please note: Free Internet and many streaming services provided; washing machine; and off-street parking. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed. The second bedroom has a convertible sofa-lounge/bed: the two bedrooms each sleep 2 couples comfortably maximum 4 adults, or two adults and 1-2 children.

Ithaka is NOT your usual country weekend retreat: it is located in the quietest part of a tiny, very quiet small township. unique,and is stylish and very comfortable. It is the perfect place to just relax and enjoy the ever-changing views across the sea to Kangaroo Island, or take walks round the township, seacliffs, or the nearby bushland hills. Activities: stroll into the village very small and surrounds a conservation bushland park which backs onto Ithaka Cottage; enjoy nearby bush or stroll along dramatic cliff coastal walks; explore the nearby fascinating Heritage Talisker Silver Mines best preserved 19th Century Cornish mining ruins in Australia, and its surrounding Conservation Park; delight at the abundant native bird and wildlife many kangaroos; swim in the pristine waters of nearby Morgans Beach; go fishing along the coast or from the nearby ferry warf; walk down and watch the regular Island ferry landings and departures; sit and read a book, watch a movie....or just luxuriate and re-charge in the utterly tranquil ambience. IDEAL FOR 'RE-CHARGING' RETREATS OR ROMANTIC COUPLE GETAWAYS

Ithaca: Sereen & Tranquil. begin your odyssey: peaceful, inspiring, centering, alluring - take the journey.

Daily tariff: Monday to Thursday $200 per night per couple; Friday & Saturday $225 pn.

Local Attractions

Cape Jervis is often seen as simply the place to catch a ferry to Kangaroo Island. However, for the locals and a number of Adelaide in-the-know people, it is an AMAZING place which has much to offer: TRANQUIL or DRAMATIC - take your pick Spectacular uninterrupted coastal sea and island views and incredible sunsets; bushland walking it is the start of the famous Hans Heysen Trail; fantastic fishing; sights include unique heritage ruins of the nearby Talisker Silver Mines and Conservation Park; Deep Creek National Park; rich native bird and wildlife; enjoy nearby beaches of white sand and pristine waters which are practically deserted. Relax in the delightful and stylish open-plan living, self-contained Ithaka Cottage: read, watch movies, listen to music, or just dream and refresh with the island view....or even take a day-trip Ferry journey across the Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo island - just 11 kilometers across from Cape Jervis.

The secret of Cape Jervis is that is it unspoiled, and thankfully undeveloped just one pub - good for day or evening meals - and one grocery/supplies shop which closes at 5.30pm. It will become a place you will want to return...

Feature List

Reverse Air Conditioning/Heating in main lounge and bedroom; CD & DVD Player; free & VERY extensive in-house DVD Movie Library a range of over 100 movies, plus documentaries; 42 inch HD LCD TV please note: Free Internet with Telstra TV and many streaming services such as Stan and Presto; Linen & Towels supplied; Microwave, Electric Oven, Refrigerator; Gas Bbq and eating undercover pergola; Washing machine.

Non-smoking and ample off-street parking.

Cottage situated in serene and delightful private garden surrounds with safe off-street parking & stunning Island/sea views.

Please note, the cottage backs onto a nature reserve


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Children welcome Deck/Patio Dishes and utensils DVD player Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Video library Washing machine
Ithaca: Serene & Tranquil is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 9.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely place We had a fantastic relaxing holiday. The view is beautiful, the sunsets amazing and it's a sparkling clean home.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved the peace & serenity We enjoyed our stay here, even with the wild weather. Noris was a delight to speak to and his neighbors are lovely as well. The house was small but cosy & the view was wonderful. Nice & relaxing time. Got to see a pod of dolphins several times on our walks.
Date published: 2016-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best holiday accommodation Awesome views over the Kangaroo Island. Furnished with taste and not on the cheap. Very good collection of DVD's, and to top it up we've thoroughly enjoyed the Wi-Fi and Apple TV
Date published: 2016-04-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well equipped property in lovely setting. Had a wonderful relaxing 3 night break at Ithaca in quiet Cape Jervis with my partner. The property is very clean , well equipped and nicely furnished. The views from the house of Kangaroo island are beautiful and the surroundings are very peaceful and a good base to explore the area from. Would consider staying there again
Date published: 2016-01-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice location It was relaxing but too long in one place. One night would have been sufficient
Date published: 2015-03-07
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