About this listing
Grandpas Cottage is the ideal space for a couple to visit. It is a small cottage that is totally self sufficient, and has absolutely everything you need for your getaway. Your dog is also welcome at no extra cost. Kangaroos and lorikeets visit the cottage morning and evening while the sound of the ocean serenades you. Please read the description for a detailed narrative on the cottage and surrounding area.
Grandpas Cottage is a unique little cottage 10 to 15 minutes walk from the beach. It is set on a well maintained one acre block. You will hear the sounds of the ocean & have native birds visit. Kangaroos and wallabies bounce around the neighbourhood in the early mornings and afternoons. Ducks swim on the dam and amble around the property.
The cottage includes one compact bedroom with a built in wardrobe with mirrored doors, two side tables with lamps and a Queen bed. The queen bed does not allow a lot of space to move around, however the queen bed accommodates taller people and is very comfortable. All linen is supplied and electric blanket for the cooler months. Extra blankets and pillows in the wardrobe. There is an iron and ironing board in the cupboard if required. The kitchen is very well equipped with everything you need for your visit, including salt & pepper and cooking oil. It has as a full size fridge and complimentary tea/coffee, milk and either quality biscuits or chocolates. Bathroom with shower, soap, towels and hairdryer supplied. Extra towels in the cupboard. Rainwater is used at Bawley Point. Great to wash your hair in. Dining table for two, which extends. The lounge converts into a double bed if you happen to have a child accompanying you and extra linen for the lounge bed is in the cupboard. There is a TV, video and DVD player in lounge area and a games box in the bedroom, with selected popular games for your enjoyment. Also a small collection of books, magazines and DVD's for your perusal. Their is a gas heater for the cooler months and 2 ceiling fans for the warmer months. A small outdoor setting is on the front veranda.
There is a washing machine in outdoor laundry room. BBQ and outdoor eating area in your own yard for relaxing dinners.
Grandpa's Cottage is next door to the vegetable garden and orchard which guests have access to.
Dogs welcome, at no extra cost. A small fenced yard set up for their safety. I have installed 2 dog tie down points to use if your dog can jump small fences. There is one leash free dog beach close to Grandpa's Cottage with designated hours depending on the time of the year. All other beaches dogs on leads only. On site parking.
A new addition is a family hammock under the weeping willow tree for your use. Grab a book and rest in the hammock to read or have a snooze.
My name is Diane, I am your host. I am also the local Yoga teacher. You are more than welcome to join in the Yoga classes. My family & I live in the main house on the large property. I look forward to receiving your booking or requests for more information. If you require earlier check ins or later check outs contact me via Airbnb and I will see what I can do to accommodate you.
Guests have access to the orchard and vegetable garden.
Interaction with guests
I will make arrangements prior to the guests arrival about the key and explain to them what to do with the key on their departure. I am available to guests if they need any extra information about the local area, or if they need anything extra in Grandpas Cottage to help enhance their stay. I encourage guests to make themselves at home and enjoy their stay.
Bawley Point is a small coastal town on the NSW south coast with many pristine beaches. There is a Café 7 minutes walk away and the local shops a few minutes drive. The shops include a bottle shop, take away store, supermarket, chemist, newsagent, bakery etc. to cater for all your needs. Larger towns with shopping centres are Ulladulla and Batemans Bay and are only 25 minutes drive. Please note that out of school holidays the grocery store closes by 6.30pm. The café and restaurant are closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays and closed usually for the month of August. The takeaway closes at 7pm. Guests to Grandpas Cottage are advised to bring some food supplies if arriving late. The shops all have extended opening hours during the holiday periods. Termeil service station is opened 24hours all year and have basic grocery items.
Yoga classes at the local hall Mondays 6pm - 7.30 and Thursdays 10am -11.30 with more during Xmas and Easter school holidays including kids Yoga. Mats provided. Weather permitting Yoga is held at Bawley Beach Reserve Sundays 8am to 9am and meditation 9.15 to 9.45am. Everyone welcome. If you don't have a mat bring a beach towel.
Other local attractions include great bush walks including Pigeon House mountain to climb for the keen fit people and a pick your own berry farm in December and January. Horse riding school close by. And of course pristine beaches.
Bawley Point is best accessed by car, however once you arrive you have everything you need, all within walking distance, like shops, beaches and cafes.
Other things to note
The mobile phone coverage here is not good with some carriers, however full coverage is available at Bawley Beach. I supply free Wi-Fi.
In Grandpas Cottage is an information booklet to help make your stay as comfortable as possible. If you require an earlier check in or a later departure time please notify me and I will try to accommodate. This is not always possible during the busy months.
If you are bringing your dog please let me know when you book. Dogs must be under control at all times.
Smoking is only allowed outside the cottage.
Enjoy your stay :)
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
I am the local yoga teacher here at Bawley Point. I run classes at the local community hall as well as beach side Yoga in warmer months. I enjoy getting my hands dirty in the vegetable garden and love sharing the produce.