The SpaceThe Deweyshack, a charming rustic 3-bedroom cottage nestles at the edge of a very large and vibrant garden abounding with native wildlife, fruit and citrus trees. Guests enjoy the cool breezes on the large deck or the newly constructed garden alfresco dining area while looking out to bushland over treetops, and the comforting warmth of the wood fired heater when it's cold outside. It is an oasis of tranquility with massive views yet only minutes away from stunning dog friendly beaches and the beckoning trails of Murramarang National Park. This fully fenced and gated unique battleaxe block provides off street parking for 2 cars. Parking of your additional cars, trailered boats, canoes, mountain bikes etc in the backyard is possible BUT allowed only on written prior application and subject to management's discretion. Additional fees will apply. Well-behaved and toilet trained dogs (maximum of 2) stay free but only on written prior arrangement.
Published rates are for 4 occupants including kids, minimum 2 night stay exceptions below for Xmas, Easter and long weekends. Additional charges of $35/person/night apply, maximum of 3 additional occupants allowed. Stay within 2 weeks of booking, get a last minute discount of 10%. Massive 20% discount on tariff for stays with 2 and only 2 occupants - perfect for that romantic getaway. Rates for stays of more than 7 days are negotiable. Conditions apply for all special offers, please check with management on application.
Please be advised that we process tenancy applications on a priority basis because we are also listed on other holiday rental sites. The earlier a booking commitment and subsequently, payment is received from any site, the higher the priority. For this reason, we have discontinued instant booking on airBnB to avoid confusion and have chosen to process all applications as they come. Thanks for understanding.
Please note that rates vary from season to season and from night to night. Lowest rate is $130/night during winter. Please refer to the calendar for accurate pricing on the dates you require. Check with owner for rates from February 2018 onwards. Base rate of $130 may or may not apply depending on dates required.
Minimum 2 nights stay except for the following:
1. Xmas and New Year school holiday seasons: MINIMUM 7 days stay
2. Easter holiday: MINIMUM 4 days stay
3. Long weekends: MINIMUM 3 days stay Guest AccessEntire house, some areas in backyard Interaction with GuestsOur Property Manager resides nearby and is able to assist when needed. Garden maintenance is carried out all year round so you may see the gardener from time to time. You will be notified beforehand if any garden work needs to be done while you're in residence. The NeighborhoodKioloa is a hidden gem of the NSW South Coast region. Guests who've been for the first time end up falling in love with the area and find themselves coming back time and time again. From Kioloa, walk to Pretty Beach, or hike along the coastline and the National Park to Pebbly Beach, enjoy comfortable 4-wheel driving in the surrounding national parks and state forests to get to Pigeon Mountain, the Berry Farm and Shallow Crossing, sample superb cuisine at various award-winning restaurants further north at Mollymook, Milton and Berry, or south in Bateman's Bay, Mogo and Moruya. Kioloa's own - Merry St. Restaurant is a 3-minute walk away - great food, reasonable $$. Next door is a fantastic takeaway that serves great coffee and best fish and chips you can find, guaranteed. You will never run out of activities and places to see and visit during your stay with us. Then when you need to unwind, relax and enjoy some quiet time, you will want to come home to the Deweyshack. But if you must, you can get reasonable reception for your mobile phones and your mobile WiFis (Bring your own) for your devices at the top of the driveway. Getting AroundBest advice is to bring your own transport. Other Things to NoteWe take pride and are inspired by our steadily growing list of repeat bookings as testament to a job well done. We continue to improve the property so guests feel it's their home away from home, their favourite holiday venue.
Most recent testimonials:
Friends who stayed a year ago recommended this place. Easy to see why they enjoyed themselves, so did we. Perfect spot for relaxing, amazing HUGE backyard (thanks for allowing dogs), fantastic beaches. It was very hard to leave. We shall be back to explore more of Kioloa. Monty and family Aug 2016
Thanks for having us. The house met our requirements admirably, and in spite of the weather (which improved eventually) we had a great time. Very impressed. Hope to be back in warmer weather. Debbie Aug 2016
Highly recommend for anyone looking for comfort, convenient facilities, total enjoyment. Over the last 3 years, we have been coming regularly and it truly is our home away from home. Chris, Canberra, July 2016
We have stayed at the Deweyshack every year since December 2011 for our annual 2-week New Year holiday and will of course be back again December 2016. It IS our home away from home and we are so very happy to keep coming back. There's always something new added or improved each time we come. Thanks for providing a perfect holiday home for us. See you soon, Wendy, Pat and Olivia 13/01/2016
FIVE STARS ALL THE WAY!!! Outstandingly great value for money. We visited with cousins from ACT and there was more than enough room for everyone. Very well equipped, clean, comfortable, and so relaxing - it was really hard to leave. The late checkout was very much appreciated. Wife and I wanted to come back a second time on our way home to Brisbane but sadly it was booked for those dates. Cousins very lucky, they say they've found their holiday haven. Wish we were closer. Mike from Brisbane 13 Feb 2015
We just wanted to say how much we really enjoyed this place...very well furnished for the price. The owners have thought of just about everything you could need for a good holiday. The backyard is huge and the deck is terrific, especially in the evening while watching the sunset over the forest canopy nearby. Our furry friend enjoyed the large backyard. Thanks for having us - we'll be back. Guilly ACT 31 Jan 2015
HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Friends who stayed here a few months ago recommended this property and I'm glad to say it did not disappoint. Fantastic stay, peaceful garden setting, kept warm and cozy by the fireplace, it also had everything we could possibly need. Thanks for having us and happy to return another time. Susan, ACT 9 Sept 2014
WE'LL BE BACK!! Needed a venue to retreat from life's stresses and GOT IT. What a great place for a well-deserved break. Comfortable, relaxing, simple yet well-equipped - just what we needed. Thanks for accommodating us at such short notice. Now that we've found our perfect retreat, we'll be back for sure for more rest and relaxation. See you soon. Pat from ACT 26 July 2014
Thanks for a wonderful stay, so peaceful. Your home is warm and cozy! Kids loved the yard and the dogs loved the beach. Excellent stay! Sal and Peter 12/5/14
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Thanks for letting us stay. We enjoyed our first holiday to Kioloa and love the area. Carly and Julian 24/2/14
Amazing house, amazing atmosphere with kangaroos and possums coming out at night. What a great place to spend 4 relaxing and fun days! Thank you for such a wonderful stay in the fantastic Deweyshack. We all had a truly wonderful time and none of us wanted to leave! Ginny Ashley Megan Chris Elliott and Brooke 26/11/2013
You'll have to check out the rest of the comments in our guestbook at the property, including those from our overseas visitors from Germany, Italy, China, Canada and New Zealand, and add your own when you visit.