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★The ReTrO 50s Shack★Beach✔WiFi✔Nespresso✔

Entire house hosted by John
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
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Enjoy a ReTrO 50s Oz Beach Shack experience with 2019 mod cons.

Walk to the beach & cafes, drive 10 min to McLaren Vale & Willunga.

The ReTrO Shack is a private 3 br beach shack built in 1955 & located 1 house back from Aldinga Beach.

Furnished 50s style with genuine 50s décor.

Mod cons include a dishwasher, 65" & 46" TVs, NBN Wi-Fi, 2 x R/C air conditioners , Bluray home theatre, PS3 & Xbox consoles PLUS a 60 in 1 full sized stand up arcade games machine inc Pacman, Frogger + more

The space
The ReTrO Shack is a private 3 bedroom house with a large rear yard located 50 minutes drive from central Adelaide and only 1 house back from the spectacular Aldinga Beach Aquatic Reserve.

ENTERTAINMENT
• 60 in 1 full size retro arcade machine
• 65" 4K 3D TV (Lounge)
• 46" full HD TV (Master Bedroom)
• Fast NBN WiFi Internet
• Bluray home theatre Hi-Fi
• PlayStation 3 & Xbox consoles
• Extensive DVD & CD collection
• Books, magazines and board games

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
• 2.5 HP split reverse cycle air con (Lounge)
• 2 HP split reverse cycle air con (Kitchen)
• Heating in all bedrooms
• Ceiling Fans
• Large Gas BBQ
• Large pet-secure rear yard
• 1 x Undercover car park
• Children's High Chair & Portacot
• Washing Machine & Ironing board
• Pura Tap filtered drinking water

KITCHEN
• Nescafe Coffee Pod Machine
• Large Fridge
• Electric oven & microwave
• Kettle & toaster
• Dishwasher
• Cutlery, dishes, glasses
• Pots & pans

INCLUSIONS WITH ALL BOOKINGS
• Tea, coffee, sugar, long life milk
• Quilts, blankets, pillows
• Tea towel, dishwashing liquid & sponge
• Toilet paper, bathmat, hand towel

OPTIONS WITH ALL BOOKINGS
• Subject to negotiation, bring your well behaved dog $10 for per dog per night (2 pooch max - surcharge covers additional cleaning & wear/tear)

Guest access
The ReTrO shack is a fully self contained and 3 bedroom house and yard for your sole use and privacy. Keys are located in a key safe enabling you to arrive whenever convenient

Other things to note
Subject to negotiation, well behaved, toilet trained and vaccinated dogs without barking problems that may impact on neighbours can stay from $10 per night per dog surcharge to cover wear and tear and additional cleaning requirements (maximum 2 dogs can stay)

Longer term rates are negotiable outside of high season so please message me if after a quote for an extended stay due to renovations, relocations etc.
Enjoy a ReTrO 50s Oz Beach Shack experience with 2019 mod cons.

Walk to the beach & cafes, drive 10 min to McLaren Vale & Willunga.

The ReTrO Shack is a private 3 br beach shack built in 1955 & located 1 house back from Aldinga Beach.

Furnished 50s style with genuine 50s décor.

Mod cons include a dishwasher, 65" & 46" TVs, NBN Wi-Fi, 2 x R/C air conditioners , Bluray home…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Essentials
Air conditioning
TV
Washer
Crib
Fire extinguisher
Heating

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Location

Aldinga Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula, SA, Australia

The area surrounding the ReTrO Shack is a quiet and peaceful allowing you to hear the surf when it's up.

Aldinga Beach is a 45 minute drive from central Adelaide via the no cost southern expressway and also 45 minutes drive from Adelaide Airport and offers easy access to the abundant variety of attractions available within the Fleurieu Peninsula region.

WALK
• short wander to the beach
• 500m south to Aldinga Bay Cafe and Breeze Cafe
• 600m north to Jimmies Takeaway
• 600m north to a playground with BBQ and toilets

SHORT DRIVE
• 2km (2 min) to the famous drive on beach voted 2013 best beach in SA
• 3km (3 min) to Port Willunga beach featuring the Star of Greece Cafe
• 10km (10 min) to Willunga featuring the weekend Farmers & Artisans Markets and plenty of lovely eateries.
• 12km (12 min) to Sellicks Beach featuring the renowned Victory Hotel
• 15km (15 min) to the premier food and wine district of McLaren Vale featuring 60+ wineries & gourmet eateries.

LONGER DRIVES
• 35km (30 min) to Carrickalinga & Normanville Jetty
• 47km (40 min) scenic drive to Victor Harbor
• 60km (50 min) to Rapid Bay featuring the recently re-opened jetty
• Numerous weekend markets at Myponga (15km), Yankalilla (30km), Inman Valley(45km), Goolwa (45km) & Victor Harbor (47km)
The area surrounding the ReTrO Shack is a quiet and peaceful allowing you to hear the surf when it's up.

Aldinga Beach is a 45 minute drive from central Adelaide via the no cost southern expressway a…

Top places nearby

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Hosted by John

Joined in December 2012
  • 100 Reviews
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I'm a big fan of the 50s era and one day hope to own a finned 1959 Cadillac and to visit Palm Springs USA. My wife and I have been running the ReTrO Shack since 2008 and enjoy providing guests with a unique retro experience in a genuine 1955 shack (not many left any more due to 'progress').
I'm a big fan of the 50s era and one day hope to own a finned 1959 Cadillac and to visit Palm Springs USA. My wife and I have been running the ReTrO Shack since 2008 and enjoy prov…
During your stay
The ReTrO Shack is totally yours to enjoy and has been set up as a dedicated holiday rental. We don't live at the property, however we are very contactable via mobile phone if you have any questions or require assistance to ensure you have a great stay!
The ReTrO Shack is totally yours to enjoy and has been set up as a dedicated holiday rental. We don't live at the property, however we are very contactable via mobile phone if you…
John is a Superhost
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  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
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Things to know

House rules
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $141