Lands End: Kangaroo Island & Sea Views
Describes the setting of Ithaka Getaway Cottage, located on the southern boundary of the quaint fishing village of Cape Jervis, right at the edge of the Fleurieu Peninsula. A scenic 1.5 hours drive from Adelaide CBD, Ithaka Cottage is an intimate self-contained oasis for discerning individuals/couples who wish to avoid holiday centres dominated by crowds, supermarkets and busy roads, preferring instead a scenic and largely natural bush & coastal location. The cottage has a large open-plan living and dining room which faces panoramic and uninterrupted views of coast, ocean and Kangaroo Island. On the front decking, or from the lounge you can watch ferries crossing the Backstairs Passage to and from Kangaroo Island. The abundant birdlife is astounding with rosellas, galahs, and other parrot species, as well as honeyeaters, blue wrens and wedge-tail eagles. Relax as stunning sunsets enliven the Island and breathtaking panorama of sea and island. Enjoy all this from the delightful and serene retreat that is Ithaca Cottage: complete with all modern conveniences, furnished in comfortable mid-twentieth century and contemporary style, & decorated with original artworks. Conveniences include an easy-to-use, modern galley kitchen with microwave, oven and fridge; a large 42inch flat-screen HD LCD TV with an extensive 300 DVD plus in-house library that ranges from drama, SciFi, musicals, documentary, etc; FREE INTERNET, as well as many streaming services including NETFLIX & STAN; Gas BBQ; washing machine; and safe off-street parking. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed. The second bedroom has a sofa-bed comfortable poster-paedic: the two bedrooms each sleep 2 couples maximum 4 adults, OR two adults & 1-2 children.
PETS WELCOME cats or small dogs: there is a spacious and secure cat/dog run.
Ithaka Getaway Cottage is an exceptional country weekend retreat located in the quietest part of a very small township with fields in front leading down to the close-by coast & bushland abutting the rear garden. It is very comfortable, and perfect to just relax and enjoy the ever-changing sea-Island views. Heating or cooling with two split systems. Activities: stroll into the village surrounds a bushland park which backs onto Ithaka Getaway Cottage and abounds in Kangaroos and wildflowers; trek in nearby bushland hills or along dramatic cliff coastal walks; explore the nearby fascinating Heritage Talisker Silver Mines best preserved 19th Century Cornish mining ruins in Australia, and surrounding Conservation Park; delight in abundant native bird and wildlife many kangaroos; swim in pristine waters of nearby Morgans Beach 5 minute drive or 15/20 minute walk, or Fishery Beach; Fantastic fishing along the coast and nearby ferry jetty; stroll down and watch the regular Island ferry landings/departures; read a book, watch a movie, surf the just luxuriate in the tranquil ambience. IDEAL FOR 'RE-CHARGING' RETREATS, ROMANTIC COUPLE GETAWAYS OR QUALITY FAMILY BREAKS
Lands End: Kangaroo Island & Sea Views is an amazing place for a special getaway: inspiring, centering, recharging, alluring - take the journey.
Daily tariff varies over the year: Monday to Thursday $190 to 200 per night per couple; Friday & Saturday $220 per night. Please note, 3 day minimum on LONG weekends.
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 a unique place with much to offer: TRANQUIL or DRAMATIC - take your pick Spectacular uninterrupted coastal sea/ island views and incredible sunsets; bushland walking it is the start of the famous 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 even take a day-trip Ferry journey across the Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo island - just 11 kilometers ferry crossing.
Cape Jervis is unspoiled just one pub - good for day or evening meals - and one grocery/supplies & take-away store which closes at 5.30pm. There is also a restaurant/cafe just 3-4mins drive away.
Within 2-3 minutes drive to the Kangaroo Island Ferry departure point, Ithaka Cottage can be an excellent rest stop for a night or couple of days on your way to Kangaroo Island.
Feature List: Reverse Air Conditioning/Heating in Lounge and master bedroom; CD & DVD Player; free & VERY extensive in-house DVD Movie Library a range of over 300 movies, plus documentaries; 42 inch HD LCD TV please note: Free INTERNET with many free streaming services such as Stan, Netflix and Telstra TV & Foxtel Now; Linen & Towels & soap supplied; Microwave, Electric Oven, Refrigerator; Gas BBQ undercover pergola; Washing machine.
Non-Smoking; Pet Friendly.
The Cottage is situated in a serene and delightful private garden overlooking stunning Island/sea views. Safe off-street parking for up to 2/3 cars.
Please note, the rear garden overlooks a nature reserve