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SIMPSON COTTAGE -Historical cottage with VIEWS

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 18 reviews.SuperhostBundeena, New South Wales, Australia
Entire cottage
hosted by Tara
8 guests3 bedrooms5 beds2 baths
Entire cottage hosted by Tara
8 guests3 bedrooms5 beds2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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SIMPSON COTTAGE an enchanting sandstone cottage tucked away in a secluded corner of the Royal National Park you'll find stunning water views, huge serene garden and private track to Bonnie Vale beach.
All hidden within the township of Bundeena just 90 minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Sydney.

If you have instagram, you can follow @simpsoncottage and find us on the web if you search "Simpson Cottage Bundeena".

The space
"SIMPSON COTTAGE" ENCHANTING AND HISTORICAL and just 1.5hr from Sydney.

Providing escapes from the hectic life for over 10 years.
Please don't hesitate to make an enquiry if you'd like more info.

3 bedrooms sleep 8
Large modern bathroom and Kitchen

Tranquil and private and tucked away within the National Park surrounding the peaceful seaside town of Bundeena, the cottage provides perfect accommodation for couples, two families, a group of friends or mid week away days for small businesses.

"Simpson Cottage" is a heritage listed 3 bedroom, sandstone cottage built in the 1870s, it was the original home of the Simpson family; one of the first settlers south of the Hacking River, a beachfront sandstone cottage set on a large parcel of private gardens with expansive water views across to Maianbar and beyond.Throughout the cottage many original features have been retained including wrought iron, original fireplace, high timber lined ceilings, front door with the original lock and French doors

The modern kitchen and bathroom have heated floors and exposed sandstone walls.
Find out more on our website by searching Simpson Cottage Bundeena

WE PROVIDE:
Coffee and tea, linen, towels, soaps and cleaning products.

ALL LINEN IS PROVIDED
Kitchen linen is all hand made by the owner using rustic traditional style linen imported directly from small mills in Europe.
Much of the bedding is also hand made by the owner. We use pure linen made from the finest flax grown and processed in Europe.
Organic cotton towels are hand woven in Turkey by the last remaining artisans.
All cleaning products provided are made in Australia and environmentally safe.
All soaps provided are organic and made for Simpson Cottage in Melbourne using old world recipes and methods.

You can find more information about the cottage and products on the SimpsonCottage website.

BEDROOMS
Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed with water views.
Bedroom 2 offers the versatility of a king bed or 2 singles
Bedroom 3 has 2 bunk beds which is great for 4 kids.
It is a perfect house for 2 families or couples.

THE KITCHEN AND BBQ
Completely renovated the kitchen features polished concrete bench-tops, large electric oven and gas cook-top, plenty of fridge space, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine (Nesspresso pod style) and to compliment the out-door life style a large six burner BBQ is located under cover close to the kitchen.

BATHROOM
The spacious bathroom has under floor heating, luxury freestanding bath, large frame-less rain shower.

HEATED FLOORS
Both the kitchen and bathroom have polished concrete floor with under floor heating to ensure you stay warm in the winter.

THE LIVING ROOM has the original working fire place, TV and sofas.

DINING
area is located in the gazebo just off the veranda to take in the views and comfortably seats 8, ideal for cooler evenings or in the rain, there is also a large picnic table with magical views in the garden.

GARDEN AND PLENTY OF SPACE
The cottage sits in a parkland setting of 1500m/2 and private access to the beach and national park via a 100m bush track.

VIEWS DAY AND NIGHT
From the wide verandas you can take in the views over Simpson's Bay to Mainbar and beyond, spot playful dolphins, watch the beautiful sunsets and once the sun has set the gazebo/dining area is the perfect place to lose yourself with friends and family as you watch the twinkling lights reflecting on the water over dinner.

WINTER OR SUMMER
Simpson Cottage is the ideal get away.

IN THE WINTER
The front veranda is ideal for soaking up the sun while admiring the view and the cozy gazebo is the ideal space when it's too cold to be outside but you want to make the most of the views.

OPEN FIRE PLACE
The open fire is original and ideal for curling up in cozy comfort, relax in style and be transported back in time.

IN THE SUMMER
Cool breezes, wide verandas and private access to the beach ensure you can stay cool.

BEACH AND PICNIC GROUNDS
Below the cottage via the track are public picnic grounds perfect for a game of family cricket and ideal for the kids to play and amuse them selves safely

GARAGE/STUDIO
is set up as an extra space/retreat and is equipped with a full bathroom (no bath) and comfy sofas. It’s in here that much of the linen you will use is made.

UPON ARRIVAL
to start your escape you'll find tea, coffee (including coffee machine pods), milk, sugar and something sweet.

LINEN
for all beds is provided, much of it is handmade on site from the finest European grown flax, towels are handwoven in Turkey by the last remaining artisans.

PRODUCTS
all our products provided are eco friendly, made in Australia or made in the traditional way using old world methods and recipes, they can be purchased during your stay or online through the Simpson Cottage website.

No national park fees are incurred unless you park within the Royal National Park. Bundeena is NOT considered to be part of the park so parking is regulated by Sutherland Shire Council.

There are nearby cafes and restaurants where you can get breakfast, lunch and dinner as well a bottle shop and supermarket.

There is the option to self cater and utilise the new fully equipped kitchen and BBQ.

For those who don't want to leave and simply escape there are plenty of options where you can enjoy the view and peace and quiet.

Guest access
We've been hosting guests for over 7 years and our system is made so you can easily arrive, move in and relax.
The entire cottage and grounds are all your's during your stay.
Key collection, directions and instructions are emailed a few days prior to arrival.
Arrival and departure times are flexible, fees apply.
A care taker is available should the need arise.

Other things to note
Cleaning fee is applied to every booking and quoted when you enquire. PLEASE NOTE: it is paid directly to the cleaners when you depart.
That's how we've been doing it for the past seven years and the system has never failed us.
SIMPSON COTTAGE an enchanting sandstone cottage tucked away in a secluded corner of the Royal National Park you'll find…
SIMPSON COTTAGE an enchanting sandstone cottage tucked away in a secluded corner of the Royal National Park you'll find stunning water views, huge serene garden and private track to Bonnie Vale beach.
All hidden within the township of Bundeena just 90 minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Sydney.

If you have instagram, you can follow @simpsoncottage and find us on the web if you search "Simpson Cottage Bundeena".

The space
"SIMPSON COTTAGE" ENCHANTING AND HISTORICAL and just 1.5hr from Sydney.

Providing escapes from the hectic life for over 10 years.
Please don't hesitate to make an enquiry if you'd like more info.

3 bedrooms sleep 8
Large modern bathroom and Kitchen

Tranquil and private and tucked away within the National Park surrounding the peaceful seaside town of Bundeena, the cottage provides perfect accommodation for couples, two families, a group of friends or mid week away days for small businesses.

"Simpson Cottage" is a heritage listed 3 bedroom, sandstone cottage built in the 1870s, it was the original home of the Simpson family; one of the first settlers south of the Hacking River, a beachfront sandstone cottage set on a large parcel of private gardens with expansive water views across to Maianbar and beyond.Throughout the cottage many original features have been retained including wrought iron, original fireplace, high timber lined ceilings, front door with the original lock and French doors

The modern kitchen and bathroom have heated floors and exposed sandstone walls.
Find out more on our website by searching Simpson Cottage Bundeena

WE PROVIDE:
Coffee and tea, linen, towels, soaps and cleaning products.

ALL LINEN IS PROVIDED
Kitchen linen is all hand made by the owner using rustic traditional style linen imported directly from small mills in Europe.
Much of the bedding is also hand made by the owner. We use pure linen made from the finest flax grown and processed in Europe.
Organic cotton towels are hand woven in Turkey by the last remaining artisans.
All cleaning products provided are made in Australia and environmentally safe.
All soaps provided are organic and made for Simpson Cottage in Melbourne using old world recipes and methods.

You can find more information about the cottage and products on the SimpsonCottage website.

BEDROOMS
Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed with water views.
Bedroom 2 offers the versatility of a king bed or 2 singles
Bedroom 3 has 2 bunk beds which is great for 4 kids.
It is a perfect house for 2 families or couples.

THE KITCHEN AND BBQ
Completely renovated the kitchen features polished concrete bench-tops, large electric oven and gas cook-top, plenty of fridge space, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine (Nesspresso pod style) and to compliment the out-door life style a large six burner BBQ is located under cover close to the kitchen.

BATHROOM
The spacious bathroom has under floor heating, luxury freestanding bath, large frame-less rain shower.

HEATED FLOORS
Both the kitchen and bathroom have polished concrete floor with under floor heating to ensure you stay warm in the winter.

THE LIVING ROOM has the original working fire place, TV and sofas.

DINING
area is located in the gazebo just off the veranda to take in the views and comfortably seats 8, ideal for cooler evenings or in the rain, there is also a large picnic table with magical views in the garden.

GARDEN AND PLENTY OF SPACE
The cottage sits in a parkland setting of 1500m/2 and private access to the beach and national park via a 100m bush track.

VIEWS DAY AND NIGHT
From the wide verandas you can take in the views over Simpson's Bay to Mainbar and beyond, spot playful dolphins, watch the beautiful sunsets and once the sun has set the gazebo/dining area is the perfect place to lose yourself with friends and family as you watch the twinkling lights reflecting on the water over dinner.

WINTER OR SUMMER
Simpson Cottage is the ideal get away.

IN THE WINTER
The front veranda is ideal for soaking up the sun while admiring the view and the cozy gazebo is the ideal space when it's too cold to be outside but you want to make the most of the views.

OPEN FIRE PLACE
The open fire is original and ideal for curling up in cozy comfort, relax in style and be transported back in time.

IN THE SUMMER
Cool breezes, wide verandas and private access to the beach ensure you can stay cool.

BEACH AND PICNIC GROUNDS
Below the cottage via the track are public picnic grounds perfect for a game of family cricket and ideal for the kids to play and amuse them selves safely

GARAGE/STUDIO
is set up as an extra space/retreat and is equipped with a full bathroom (no bath) and comfy sofas. It’s in here that much of the linen you will use is made.

UPON ARRIVAL
to start your escape you'll find tea, coffee (including coffee machine pods), milk, sugar and something sweet.

LINEN
for all beds is provided, much of it is handmade on site from the finest European grown flax, towels are handwoven in Turkey by the last remaining artisans.

PRODUCTS
all our products provided are eco friendly, made in Australia or made in the traditional way using old world methods and recipes, they can be purchased during your stay or online through the Simpson Cottage website.

No national park fees are incurred unless you park within the Royal National Park. Bundeena is NOT considered to be part of the park so parking is regulated by Sutherland Shire Council.

There are nearby cafes and restaurants where you can get breakfast, lunch and dinner as well a bottle shop and supermarket.

There is the option to self cater and utilise the new fully equipped kitchen and BBQ.

For those who don't want to leave and simply escape there are plenty of options where you can enjoy the view and peace and quiet.

Guest access
We've been hosting guests for over 7 years and our system is made so you can easily arrive, move in and relax.
The entire cottage and grounds are all your's during your stay.
Key collection, directions and instructions are emailed a few days prior to arrival.
Arrival and departure times are flexible, fees apply.
A care taker is available should the need arise.

Other things to note
Cleaning fee is applied to every booking and quoted when you enquire. PLEASE NOTE: it is paid directly to the cleaners when you depart.
That's how we've been doing it for the past seven years and the system has never failed us.
SIMPSON COTTAGE an enchanting sandstone cottage tucked away in a secluded corner of the Royal National Park you'll find stunning water views, huge serene garden and private track to Bonnie Vale beach.
All…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 toddler bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Kitchen
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Hair dryer
Dryer
Hangers
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Bundeena, New South Wales, Australia

Simpson Cottage is in a small town located within the Royal National Park just a one hour drive from Sydney CBD on the edge of the Royal National Park, Bundeena offers a large number of activities in both winter and summer and has plenty of cafes and food options as well a great IGA.

CAFES & FOOD Bundeena has quite a few cafes to cater to your every whim and the local IGA is fully stocked with groceries as meat fruit and veg and has a bottle shop to ensure you dont need to go without.

BEACHES
There are four beautiful Bundeena beaches as well a 10 minute drive to the beaches of the National Park including famous surf at Garie & North Era and the pretty protected inlet of Watamolla.

WALKING
From the cottage there is access to a variety of walks, including the Bundeena - Maianbar heritage trail marking Simpson Cottage, available on local maps. There are several day walks around Jibbon Headland which include aboriginal rock engravings, water falls and cliff top walks with amazing views were you can spot whales during their migration.

For hikers there is the fantastic two day coastal track through the Royal National Park from Bundeena to Otford, recognised as one of the best coastal walks in New South Wales.

KAYAKING & PADDLE BOARDS can be rented on Bonnie Vale Beach just below the cottage there's lots places to explore and you could be lucky enough to see dolphins.

FISHING there plenty of fishing places.

CRONULLA FERRY is a charming ferry which leaves every hour to Cronulla and a lovely way to see Bundeena from a different angle.
They also run various other cruises and tours in the Port Hacking area.
Local water taxi for tours and whale watching
Tennis courts

BUNDEENA ART TRAIL on the first Sunday of every month and take you on adventure to various artists from potters to painters who live and work the area.

MARKETS are on the first Sunday of everything where you can buy locally made goods as well as gifts and treasures to remember your stay.

You can drive to Bundeena and Maianbar and park in streets without incurring the National Park fees.
Simpson Cottage is in a small town located within the Royal National Park just a one hour drive from Sydney CBD on the edge of the Royal National Park, Bundeena offers a large number of activities in both winte…

Hosted by Tara

Joined in December 2015
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During your stay
Simpson Cottage is self catering accommodation all you need to bring is food and drink, good company.
Once you've made an enquiry phone numbers and direct emails will be provided.
Care takers are available in case of emergency.

The cottage equipped so you can walk out of your house, arrive and start relaxing and cooking as required, the kitchen is fully equipped with a large oven, gas cook top and the out door BBQ means there is no need to bring any cooking equipment.
Simpson Cottage is self catering accommodation all you need to bring is food and drink, good company.
Once you've made an enquiry phone numbers and direct emails will be provi…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No parties or events