Western's Rest is a modern, well equipped beach house, brilliantly located over the pristine sands of Penneshaw Bay. Westerns' Rest brings the glorious beach to you, no matter where you are, inside or out. Warm yourself in front of our cosy combustion fire or enjoy alfresco living on the spacious deck and take in the spectacular views. Floor to ceiling windows allow you to enjoy sensational beach views from all living, dining and kitchen areas and main bedroom. Enjoy the outdoors in all seasons!
A recent award from Trip Advisor/ FlipKey:
"Congratulations! Based on exceptional guest reviews and an impressive listing, you are being recognized with a "Top Vacation Rental" award on FlipKey. This honor was awarded to a very select group of vacation rental owners based on reviews from past guests."
"The view on the advertised promo does not do justice. We were thrilled!" (See TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR GUEST BOOK AND STAYZ GUEST REVIEWS BELOW & TO THE RIGHT)
Open living areas are spacious, light and airy with TWO COSY COMFORTABLE LOUNGE AREAS; one with TV and hi-fi and the other with cosy combustion heater. Adults can enjoy some space in one living area whilst children enjoy a DVD or play games in another.
Enjoy drinks and alfresco dining on the spacious elevated deck while you take in superb views of Penneshaw Beach and Backstairs Passage to the mainland.
The 3 bedrooms accommodate 8 people. Two bedrooms have queen beds and the third bedroom has two sets of bunks. Mattresses are new and very comfortable. All beds have pillows and doonas.
We offer a newly renovated well equipped kitchen with everything the discerning cook needs.
Newly renovated fully equipped laundry.
Bathroom, toilet (2 toilets) and outside hot/cold shower
Western's Rest adjoins a council reserve, which allows plenty of car/boat parking and room for the kids to kick a ball and play games.
Other features include:
Cosy effective combustion heater with firewood supplied.
Brand new split system aircondtioning.
CD, DVD and book library
Full Laundry facilities.
Linen on request; charge applies for bookings under 5 nights
Enjoy our resident fairy penguins, wallabies and birds.
GUEST REVIEWS FROM OTHER SITES:
"The best place to stay on the Island. House great, position fabulous, watching dolphins from the windows each day, wonderful. The view in the advertised promo does not do justice. We were thrilled!" (Heather McKernan, Euroa, Victoria)
"The accommodation was perfect with fantastic views and everything a person could possibly need. A real home away from home. Great value for money. I will definitely be returning." (Kathy Moore SA)
"A great house to stay with the family. Wonderful location and lovely views from the deck and inside the house." (Barun SA)
"Breakfast on the deck with sweeping uninterrupted views was just magical!" (Ros and Andy Brown)
"Fantastic spot! Loved the house. Wish we could stay longer"
"A brilliant spot with just the right facilities at a fair price." (Greg Tolcher)
"Kids had such a ball! Location, views and log fire were wonderful; very homely!" (Chalmers clan)
"Well equipped house with beautiful views and great Feng Shui." (Sue)
"So peaceful and scenic. Thanks for the use of your lovely home, Jan and Peter" (O'Howell family)
Situated on the northeast coast of the island, Penneshaw is a beautiful seaside village with superb views across Backstairs Passage to the mainland. Sealink Ferry Terminal is a 5 minute walk from Western's rest. North facing Western's Rest is elevated and overlooks pristine Penneshaw bay and Backstairs Passage. It is an easy 1 minute walk to the beach which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. It is an ideal location for relaxing and organising island tours. Enjoy the local penguins, birdlife and wallabies from the deck!
NO NEED FOR CAR! 5 Minute walk to ferry and shops. Walk to Sealink Office to book island tours!
To book your ferry to Kangaroo Island contact: Sealink
The best car hire for the island is Budget Rental
Pristine swimming beach with crystal clear waters
Abundant wildlife including resident fairy penguins and wallabies
Penguin Tour Centre
Conservation Park walking trails
Excellent fishing off jetty and at Christmas Cove
Maritime and Folk Museum
Tennis courts, Mini Golf, Golf course
Restaurants/ cafes, fast food outlets
7 day supermarket and liquor outlet
Art and crafts
Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, Antechamber Bay. Chapman River,
Windmill Bay, Prospect Hill, Pennington Bay
Gateway Information Centre in the heart of Penneshaw