Located on a quiet country lane 4 minutes from the quaint township of Berry and the iconic Seven Mile Beach, this well-appointed, comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage sits next to a dairy farm and overlooks rolling green pastures and distant hills.
Berta's cottage sleeps up to 6 people and was renovated 2 years ago. Quality linen and towels are included, and many extra touches to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. The fully-enclosed garden features a wisteria covered gazebo with BBQ, expansive lawns, a herb garden, fruit trees and fragrant flowers.
Berry is a vibrant village with a diverse range of cafes & boutiques and is close to many activities including walks, swimming and surfing, fishing, canoeing, wine tasting, markets, great restaurants and stunning rural scenery.
The two double bedrooms open on to the north-facing verandah at the front of the house featuring Lloyd Loom outdoor furniture - the perfect spot to enjoy the peace and quiet and spectacular rural views while enjoying a freshly brewed coffee or glass of wine. The third bedroom with 2 single beds overlooks the farm next door. When your day is over relax in your comfortably appointed bedroom with quality linen.
The well equipped modern kitchen boasts a large country pantry equipped with a coffee machine and pantry essentials including oil, specialty tea and coffee.
The lounge room offers comfortable lounges, soft colours, recycled and eclectic furniture with a cozy combustion fire perfect for cool Winter evenings, and air conditioning for the warmer months.
Two bathrooms are offered with luxurious toiletries, one with a walk in shower, the other you may enjoy a leisurely bath looking out the large picture window.
Private massages and treatments are available at the cottage with a local masseuse specializing in relaxation and deep tissue techniques. A beauty service can also be arranged in a luxurious studio room privately located in town. Details available on booking.
Berta's Cottage check in time is 3 pm and check out time is 10 am. Other times may be arranged when available.
Berry is a delightful popular holiday destination with wonderful cafes and shopping. Don't forget a visit to the Berry Markets (first Sunday of the month). Take a drive to nearby attractions including Kiama, Jervis Bay, the Kangaroo Valley, Cambewarra Mountain lookout, or for the more adventurous, the Coast walk from Gerringong to Kiama - the views will take your breath away.
Wineries and restaurants abound in this beautiful region. In Berry enjoy casual meals at the famous Sourdough Bakery or the Emporium Deli, and dinners at South on Albany or the Hungry Duck. In Gerroa we love seafood at the Blue Swimmer Restaurant, and in Milton the local fresh produce served at St Isidore restaurant.
Bedroom 1: Queen Bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers, lounge chair, reading lamp, bedside table, heater, ceiling fan, linen and quilt
Bedroom 2: King Bed or 2 King singles, coat rack, table, reading lamp, bedside table, heater, ceiling fan, linen and quilts
Bedroom 3: 2 single beds, wardrobe, reading lamp, bedside table, heater, linen and quilts
Lounge Room: 2 x 2 seater lounges, coffee table, wood combustion fire, reverse cycle air conditioning, TV, DVD player, Ipod dock, 6 seater dining table, basket of magazines
Kitchen: Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, oven, stove, coffee machine, Royal Doulton dinner set, European saucepans, pantry essentials
Bathroom 1: Walk in Shower, toilet, vanity, hair dryer, quality towels and toiletries
Bathroom 2/ Laundry: Large bath with picture window, toilet, vanity, washing tub, washing machine
Garden: Fully fenced backyard, gazebo with BBQ (wood provided) and outdoor table, garage with bikes and games, herb gardens, fruit trees, vegetable patch (please enjoy the freshly picked produce), flower beds, large lawn areas
Linen and towels included
Reverse cycle air conditioning in lounge and fans in bedrooms
Wood fire in lounge and heaters in bedrooms
Tastefully and comfortably appointed there are a number of little extra touches at Berta's Cottage we have supplied to make you comfortable. We wish you a very enjoyable and relaxing stay.
Things to do
At the cottage, relax with magazines, books and board games in the lounge room. Love the beautiful views from the deck or try out your culinary skills in the well appointed kitchen using fresh herbs from the garden. Enjoy a quiet stroll or ride along the country lane with the 3 bikes in the garage - extra bikes and equipment can be hired at the local Berry bike shop.
In Berry you can enjoy the monthly local markets, have breakfast at the Sourdough Bakery, sip tea at the Berry Tea Shop, or wander the many beautiful and unusual shops.
Further afield, go for a scenic mountain drive to the Kangaroo Valley, visit the numerous wineries, bush walk in the National Park, visit the Fleet Air Arm museum, fish or surf or swim at the Seven Mile Beach, play golf or visit the seaside charms of Kiama or Gerringong.
Sample fresh produce and superb cooking at restaurants and coffee shops in Berry, and nearby Nowra, Kiama and Gerringong, or further south in beautiful Milton. A booklet at the house shares other delights of this beautiful area.
How to get there
Berta's Cottage is a 4 minute drive from Berry and a 15 minutes drive from Kiama.
It is about a 2 hours drive south of Sydney and about 20 minutes drive north of Nowra. The train stops in Berry.
From Sydney after the sign saying Berry and before the shops, turn left at the motel into Tannery Road. This goes under a low railway bridge and past the David Berry hospital and turns into Beach Road. After 2 km turn left at the bus shelter into Harley Hill Road. From Nowra go through the Berry shops and turn right at the motel into Tannery Road and follow the instructions as above.