Spectacular Waterfront Vacation Rental with Sunset Views on Mackerel Beach, New South Wales
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The cozy second bedroom is reached by a short set of sandstone steps in front of the rental and features a handmade queen-size bed. It also enjoys stunning, panoramic views through the window and barn door and has its own private stone terrace overlooking the water and a grassed area shaded by a large Frangipani tree, with a hammock to relax in. The original sandstone bathroom features a toilet, a sink, a beautiful stone bathtub and a large copper shower with amazing water views. Luxurious linens and towels are generously provided by the host.
The living area features a sandstone fireplace and a floor-to-ceiling bookcase with an extensive library. A large, flat-screen television, a Blu-ray and DVD player, and an updated sound system are hidden behind the doors of a rustic handmade cupboard, while more speakers can be found in the outdoor areas and in each bedroom. The living area is ideal for curling up with a good book, taking a nap by the window seat, or simply admiring the views of the stunning beach and bay.
The fully-equipped kitchen comes with concrete countertops, wooden cupboards made from the original floorboards, a large farmhouse sink, a refrigerator, a freezer, commercial-grade cookware, a microwave, a gas stove, and an electric oven. Additionally, the kitchen comes equipped with a fully-stocked pantry and a herb garden. Two French doors open from the kitchen and dining area onto a small covered balcony and bar area overlooking the water's edge. Additional facilities include Wi-Fi.
Outside, there is a large, north-facing sun deck at the front of the rental and a covered terrace and outdoor, sandstone kitchen, featuring a wood-fired oven and a charcoal grill. Guests can dine al fresco on the comfortable deck chairs, at the bar seating, or the outdoor dining set with seating for four. There is an outdoor shower set amongst the trees halfway down the front steps leading to a secluded sandy beach at low tide. Candles and oil lanterns are provided for alternative lighting after guests watch the incredible sunset.
- King-size bed
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Lounge/Living room
- Picnic area
- Dining room
- Outdoor furniture
- Linens and pillows
- Dining table
- Cooking basics
- Tea kettle
- Fire pit
- Sound system
- Shared Barbecue
Outside, there is a terrace, a deck, a private grassy backyard, and comfortable furniture. There is also an outdoor kitchen, a wood-fired oven, and a charcoal grill. A hammock and an outdoor shower are ideal for summer. Guests are provided with two kayaks, fishing rods and tackle, crab traps, and snorkeling gear. There is also a beach umbrella supplied for shade.
There is a fully-stocked pantry at the shack for guests' stay, but guests will need to bring all their own fresh food and drinks.
There is a minimum two-night stay at the shack.
Location + Surroundings
Getting to the rental is part of the experience. Guests will board the old timber ferry at Palm Beach, where they will leave the city and their worries behind. The rental is reached via a short walking track at the end of the beach or via the rocks alongside the beach at low tide. Avalon Village is just a five-minute trip down the road by car and boasts many shops, restaurants, and bars.
- Water sports
- Wildlife watching
While staying at this vacation rental, guests will be greeted with new activities and entertainment to enjoy daily. With a waterfront location, guests are just steps from the sandy shores of Mackerel Beach, where they can swim or take out the two provided kayaks. Fishermen will adore the rental, where they can take advantage of the provided rods, tackle, and crab traps. Finally, a must-do is to use the snorkeling gear to explore the area.
Guests can head across the water by ferry to Palm Beach for a bite to eat and a drink. Avalon also has some great beaches with good surfing conditions to take advantage of. Inner Sydney is just under an hour's drive from Palm Beach and is home to plenty of famous attractions, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, and Taronga Zoo.
Check-in: 11:00 a.m.
Check-out: 3:00 p.m.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Pets and smoking are not permitted.