Swallows Cottage is a lovely renovated original Settlers Cottage that is well located on a working farm/vineyard less than 3km (10 minutes) from Margaret River in a peaceful rural setting away from the holiday crowds.
The cottage has 4 bedrooms (sleeps 9), lounge room, separate kitchen dining, 2 outdoor dining and living spaces, bathroom and separate toilet and laundry.
Bedroom 1: Queen bed (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 2: Queen bed (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 3: 2 x Bunk beds (sleeps 4)
Bedroom 4: Single Bed (sleeps 1)
There is a travel cot available.
NOTE: The price does NOT include bed linen. Pillows, blankets, quilts and hot water bottles are provided. Guests need to bring their own sheets or sleeping bags, pillowcases and towels.
Fresh white bed linen and towels can be hired at $20 per person for the stay.
The cottage overlooks paddocks with dairy cattle, sheep, wild kangaroos and emus. There is fantastic bird watching - 45 species of birds have been identified including blue wrens and robins. Sorry but we do not accept dogs.
It is a peaceful retreat while still close to Margaret River and Witchcliffe and part of the famous Swallows Welcome Winery and Art Studio. It is just a 500m walk from the cottage to the winery for a bottle of wine, to visit Patricia Negus' working Art Studio/Gallery or just wander around the lovely cottage gardens and have a look inside the unique mud brick Chapel of the Flowers to view Patricia's paintings of the wildflowers of the south-west.
There are communal living areas featuring:
Renovated and quaint kitchen and dining room. Kitchen is well equipped and has a fridge/freezer, microwave, electric oven and cook top, electric fry pan, kettle, toaster and rice cooker.
Lounge room with TV/DVD/VCR with an extensive cd and video library and a cosy slow combustion wood fire. Firewood, fire lighters, matches and a fire guard are provided.
Bathroom with original cast iron bathtub, shower, hairdryer. Separate toilet.
A lovely front verandah overlooking a native garden with a nice view across the cow paddock with 2 rocking chairs and an outdoor setting. There is another entertaining area with a BBQ and hammock at the back of the house.
There is a cubby house, toy basket, books and games for all ages.
The laundry has a washing machine, dryer, ironing board and iron.
A fan and electric oil heater are available.
Swallows Cottage is 8kms/10 mins from Margaret River and 5km/7 mins from Witchcliffe which has a road house/post office, liquor store and cafe.
Swallows Welcome Winery and Art Studio 500m
Yahava Coffee 5 mins
Watershed Wines 5 mins
'Amazin' Maze and Cafe 5 mins
Leeuwin Estate 12 mins
Voyager Estate 12 mins
Redgate Beach 15 mins
Berry Farm 15 mins
Swallows Cottage is a quiet country retreat, not a party house so sorry, no leavers or large groups of unsupervised young people.
Payment is preferably by bank transfer. Paypal/credit card is available but will incur a 3.7% surcharge.
A 25% non refundable deposit is required to secure the accommodation
The balance is due 2 weeks prior to your arrival.
The deposit is non refundable.
The balance will be fully refunded if you cancel more than 2 weeks out from your arrival date. If you cancel less than 2 weeks from your arrival date then the balance will only be refunded if the cottage is rebooked by another guest.
Date changes are permitted at no extra cost provided that 4 weeks notice is given.