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Western's Rest Kangaroo Island

House, Penneshaw

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 50 reviews

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Min 2 - 3 nights stay

8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bathroom


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 player

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.


"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"

Harris family

"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

Local Attractions

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

Frenchman's Rock

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


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Child's high chair Clothes dryer Cot Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Heating Iron and board Kitchen Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Stereo Washing machine
Western's Rest Kangaroo Island is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 50.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Winner What a wonderful find! So clean and comfortable with everything we needed and more. Really enjoyed the wood fire. Great location - walk to the well stocked supermarket, pub and cafe. We loved sitting on the decking watching the ferry come and go. Really enjoyed the hot outside shower after our morning swim. Would definitely recommend and come back again.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property This is a lovely house overlooking the equally lovely Hog Bay. It is very modern, neat, clean and oh so comfortable. Has everything to get you started and then some. Really enjoyed my stay here and would have no hesitation in staying again.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous stay! We had a beautiful stay at this property. Loved watching the ferry coming and going . Everything was close by so we enjoyed some lovely walks. Coffee shop recommendation was very valuable - thank you! Penneshaw was a wonderful place to start our holiday. So picturesque. Would love to come back one day.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic stay We loved our time at westerns rest. The house had everything we needed, was super clean and comfortable. The kids loved the DVDs and lego. View from the deck is amazing! Great base for exploring beautiful KI- we will be back!
Date published: 2017-07-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Penneshaw perfection We loved our weekend exploring KI from our base at Westerns Rest, clean modern well equipped home easy walking distance to everything in Penneshaw. Beautiful view from the house.
Date published: 2017-03-06
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