OATLEY COTTAGE, Alpine, Southern Highlands - 4pm Check Out on Sundays!
Oatley Cottage was originally built in 1910 in the Sydney suburb of Oatley. It was transported to Little Forrest in 2009 and lovingly restored. The cottage has a wonderful homely feel to it and is a wonderful retreat to come home to after a day exploring the Southern Highlands.
Where will I be?
Oatley Cottage is located within the Little Forest complex, a collection of 7 cottages spread across 40 acres of grounds. Your cottage will have its own private spaces, but please be aware that other guests may be around as well. Communal spaces include the lawns, gardens, driveway and trails, but you will have plenty of privacy as well. The Little Forest complex has a bush setting and is circled on one side by the Sydney – Melbourne railway line. As a result, trains are audible at times, and for any kids, part of the fun! Little Forest also has various throughout its 42 acres, but please keep children supervised at all times due to wildlife, unfenced dams and trains.
Why choose Oatley Cottage?
Oatley Cottage is a charming and comfortable base from which to explore the Southern Highlands. Period details such as the beautiful original floorboards and wall cladding have been maintained and matched with modern amenities like the large country kitchen and wrap around verandah to create a wonderful comfortable home.
How is the property laid out?
Oatley Cottage is reached down a tree-lined country drive way. You approach the house through beautiful gardens and enter into a charming country kitchen and dining area. The front door opens into a light, timber lined hall way off which you will find the three bedrooms. At the end of the hallway is the open plan living and dining area with large country kitchen. The bathroom and laundry lead off from this open plan area. The verandah runs the length of the back and one side of the house. There is a barbeque and plenty of outdoor seating out there to enjoy in the warmer months.
Wi-Fi, Internet, Netflix or Pay TV will I have it?
This particular property does NOT offer Wi-Fi. If you bring an internet dongle with you, the best network is generally Telstra. Otherwise, it’s best to use your smartphone only during your stay or find a local cafe that offers free Wi-Fi. The Holidays Collection is committed to getting all owners to provide Wi-Fi at their property, but this is still work in progress!
What about outdoors?
Oatley Cottage is surrounded by lawns and gardens that are open for guests to use. The house is part of a larger 40 acre property which includes bush trails for guests to explore. Please be aware that there is an unfenced dam on the property so children must be supervised at all times.
Keeping warm or keeping cool?!
Oatley Cottage has a slow combustion fireplace in the living area. All bedrooms have stand alone heaters. There are ceiling fans in the living room and all bedrooms.
What about sheets, towels and other supplies?
High quality sheets and towels are provided at Oatley Cottage.
Toilet paper, kitchen soaps, guest soaps and some other supplies are also provided, but please be prepared to top up during your stay as needed. Regarding food, condiments and the like, please plan to bring everything you need. For safety and hygiene reasons, our houses generally do not supply food items.
Parking for cars, boats etc?
There are two open air parking spaces beside OatleyCottage.
Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay?
Yes, your favourite pet is welcome to stay at Oatley Cottage, and please note the following:
the yard is not fully fencedplease keep your pets off all furniture and bedsplease clean up behind your petplease inform us of your intention to bring a pet at the time of booking What are the minimum stay rules?
There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends or during December / January, and four nights at Easter.
Who will I be dealing with during my stay?
This property is professionally managed by a dedicated holiday rental agency with offices in Gerringong, Hyams Beach and Bowral. We have over 270 properties in Kiama, Gerringong, Gerroa, Berry, Huskisson, Vincentia, Hyams Beach and the Southern Highlands. We offer guests 24/7 customer service – emergency calls only after hours, please.
- Bath Tub
- Clothes Dryer
- Combustion Fire
- Electric Heating
- Garden Area
- Gas BBQ
- Iron and Board
- Microwave Oven
- Pets Welcome
- Washing Machine
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