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Western's View Kangaroo Island

House, Penneshaw

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 34 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom


Western's View is the sister property of Western's Rest and offers the best of many worlds. Close to the sea with glorious views of the bay, the beach house is located on a no through road, offering a wonderful quiet ambience and allowing guests to appreciate the abundant wildlife. Featuring a wrap around deck one can take in sea views from all aspects and enjoy alfresco dining in all weather, protected from prevailing breezes. Enjoy ocean views from all rooms inside too

In winter, curl up in front of our cosy combustion heater. All wood is provided. The house also has convenient reverse cycle air-conditioning.

Newly renovated, the house has polished floor boards, tasteful furnishings, air conditioning and and a new kitchen which is very well equipped, including a dishwasher.

Please note that this is not pet friendly accommodation.

The 2 bedrooms accommodate 6 people. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other larger bedroom has 1 set of bunks and a queen bed.

The large fully fenced back yard which has many fruit trees also has sea views and provides a secure area for children. The front yard is also large with beautiful views of the sea and is an ideal spot for children to play under the watchful eye of parents relaxing on the deck. Resident wallabies come to feed on the front lawns in summer evenings and guests can observe the Superb blue Wren and honey eaters playing in the birdbath.

Other features include:

Cosy effective combustion heater with firewood provided


DVD player

Hi Fi system

Book and DVD library

Full Laundry facilities including a dryer for wet weather



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 8 minute walk from Western's View. Western's View is elevated and has lovely views of pristine Penneshaw bay and Backstairs Passage. It's tranquil location on a no through road provides the opportunity to enjoy the local bird life on a well proportioned property with plenty of room for children to play.

It is an easy 2 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 8 Minute walk to ferry and shops. Walk to Sealink Office to book island tours

Local Attractions

Great walking trails through Ironstone Conservation Park close to Western's View

Pristine swimming beach with crystal clear waters

Abundant wildlife including resident fairy penguins and wallabies

Penguin Tour Centre

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

Meals on Friday night at Football Club

7 day supermarket and liquor outlet

Art and crafts

Dudley and Sunset Wineries

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, Wheelchair accessible

Air conditioning Balcony Books Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Video library Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Western's View Kangaroo Island is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 35.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Little gem What s beautiful place very clean comfortable , we lived watched the ferry come in from the lounge room the place was do relaxing just loved it.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sea views and very short walk to beach We stayed for 2 nights in january 2017 and found the house to be very homely and comfortable. It is light and spacious and both bedrooms are generous in size. You can sit on the long deck and relax and see the sea which is only a short walk away. The fruit on the trees in the garden looked lovely but not yet ripened so whoever stays in coming months will be lucky. There is a supermarket in Penneshaw and also one in Kingscote. We went to the Kingscote one and it had everything and the prices were not expensive as you would normally expect on an island. The kitchen in the house is modern and has all you need. If you visit the sand dunes near Seal Bay for a slide in summer go early and lather the sunscreen on as otherwise you will get very sun burnt. The sand dunes are fun and you can hire a toboggan or a snow type board. Other great places we visited were the seals at seal bay and the raptor bird park where you will have opportunity to hold a huge brown eagle and also see owls and other local species of birds at close swooping range. We also enjoyed an excellent lunch at a cafe called rustic blue near vivonne bay about 8km from the sand dune place. We had a great time but note Kangaroo is is very large so you cant do everything in one day. The house was lovely to come back and relax on the deck at the end of the day. You can easily buy your food at the supermarket and cook it at the house to save on buying out all the time.
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Weekend Getaway We really enjoyed our stay at Western View. Being able to have the comfort of home whilst on holiday was great. Close to the ferry and only an hours drive or less from most of the top things to do on Kangaroo Island was very convenient. The views from the property are spectacular, was amazing to wake up to every morning. We would defiantly stay there again on our next visit over. Thank you for making our weekend getaway even better!
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent. very comfatable,neat and tidy home. This property provided everything we required to make our stay on KI perfect. The views from both inside & outside were fantastic, decks all around which gave you a chance to escape from the wind if needed. The 2 bedrooms were roomy with comfortable beds. The kitchen was well provided with all that is needed to prepare your meals, INCLUDING RICE COOKER which is fantastic - a very efficient dishwasher & washing machine plus all the powders/dishwashing liquids etc. , The service provided by the owners was excellent and we would definitely recommend the property. And one thing to mention about the sweet fruits from the garden. they are so sweet and yummy. peaches, apples and the lemon which we used to make tasty garden salads for 2 dinners :) Ocean view was fantastic and we really enjoyed it even though it was a short time. Thanks to Jan Western - lovely Owen of this house
Date published: 2016-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great location Enjoyed our stay no direct access for dogs and unkept back yard difficult to clean up due to long grass.House was clean and tidy Unfortunately we had to leave due to a serious family illness,owners would not refund 1 night as we were unable to give 30 days notice.As previous accommodation providers we always refunded for genuine reasons.
Date published: 2015-10-16
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