The Tor, Southern Highlands – 4pm Check Out Sundays

The Tor is an older style, classic Southern Highlands cottage. It is set on 25 peaceful acres, surrounded by seasonal gardens with many secret pockets! The house has been decorated in a period style, and is full of character, comfort and style – true to the photos. Beautiful Burrawang Village, Belmore Falls and Fitzroy Falls are all easy drives from The Tor – making it a great base from which to explore this beautiful district of NSW!

** Where will I be? **

The Tor is located on the Southern Side of Burrawang, in a very pretty rural community – dominated by working potato farms and private weekenders. The property is very well located vis a vis two famous waterfalls in the area: Belmore Falls and Fitzroy Falls. Burrawang and Robertson are also very close by. Burrawang has a lovley country pub, great cafes, a traditional butcher, gentrified general store and the famous Easter Saturday markets!

Indicative distances are:2.5 km to Burrawang General Store, 8km to Robertson, 9 km to Fitzroy Falls, 17km to Moss Vale, 20 km to Bowral, 25 km to Kangaroo Valley, 125 km to Sydney.

Please also scroll down to see the exact location of The Toron Google Maps.

** Why choose The Tor? **

A visit to the Southern Highlands is all about experiencing beautiful countryside, sitting around a cosy fireplace, driving throughworking farms, and if you are lucky, staying in an older style, traditional home. The Tor is an original, timber cottage, with lovely gardens and wrap around verandahs. It offers therefore a somewhatquintessential Southern Highlands experience!

** How is the property laid out? **

The house is all on one level. You enter via a small glass conservatory, into the dining area and kitchen – both in a classic, traditional style. The house then has an internal laundry, three bedrooms, a traditional lounge room and one shared bathroom. All three bedrooms open onto the wrap around verandah.

** WIFI, internet, Netflix or pay tv- will I have it? **

The Tor has Foxtel and a DVD player. Re wifi,The Tor provides complimentary WiFi and a password will be provided in your pre-arrival email, or will be available at the property. Please note however that we cannot guarantee 100% that the Wi-Fi will work, and no compensation will be payable if problematic. If important, please therefore always have a backup plan.

** What about outdoors? **

The Tor is set amongst lawns and extensive gardens – an ongoing project of love by the current owner. Guests will however mostly only use the lawn areas and the immediately adjacent gardens. For the more adventurous, there are plenty of nooks, hidden gardens and the like to see and explore…but please take care on the property, especially with young children.

** Keeping warm or keeping cool?! **

During the cooler months and winter, the house has a reverse cycle air conditioner in the living area, an open fire place in the lounge, column heaters throughout and electric blankets on the beds. In the warmer months, the house can be opened up to catch any available breeze, or the reverse cycle air conditioner can be used for cooling.

** What about sheets, towels and other supplies? **

High quality sheets and towels are provided at The Tor.

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 is ample off street parking for 2 – 3 vehicles. Please park on the gravel, not the lawns, thanks.

** Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay? **

Yes, your favourite pet is welcome to stay at The Tor, and please note the following:

– the yard is not fully fenced

– please keep your pets off all furniture and beds

– please clean up behind your pet

** What are the minimum stay rules? **

There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, and four nights at Easter.

** Is there any special information I should know about? **

Please take care, especially with young children, if you wander away from the house to explore the property or gardens.

** 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.

** Past guest reviews **

This was the most beautiful little country home. We had a great stay. Loved the fireplace and the gardens. Will definitely stay here again.
Natalie, July 2017

Beautiful cottage. Perfect for a girls weekend away. The gardens are stunning and the house is well equipped for cold winter nights.
Lauren, May 2017

“The beds were comfortable. Gardens were beautiful. The kids had fun running around.”
Jason, October 2016

“Excellent stay in a cozy rural retreat.”
Nicholas, July 2016

“Lovely quaint cottage and beautiful garden setting.”
Nerali, May 2016

“Excellent stay. Very homely feel and much better than the website pictures and description. Thank you!”
Donna, February 2016

SORRENTO LAKESIDE, Sanctuary Point – 4pm check out Sundays!

SORRENTO LAKESIDE, Sanctuary Point: Water Frontage/Views, Pet Friendly, Wifi, Linen

A charming cosy cottage nestled right on the lake.

** Where will I be? **

Sorrento Lakeside is right on the St Georges Basin lake. A pet-secure, gated, fenced property with lovely gardens.

Please scroll down to see this property’s exact location on Google maps.

** Why choose Sorrento Lakeside? **

Sorrento Lakeside is a two storey A-Frame, renovated, charming andcomfy cottage right on the lake. It haswifi, kayaks, relaxing decks, tropical gardens, lake/sunset views, is pet friendly and secure.An affordable home away from home for family and pets.

There isswimming and fishing at your doorstep in the shallow, sandy lake. In cooler months, enjoy the gas heater and wildlife.Explore wonderful Jervis Bay. Ideal for couples, families, dogs, cats.

Sorrento Lakeside has everything you need for a comfortable stay

Two storey, four bedrooms, front porch deck, lakeside deck, deck off upstairs master bedroom. Bedrooms are prepared for your arrival.Lounge room TV, TV in upstairs master bedroom, free WIFI, DVD player, DVDs and gamesModern kitchen, splash back, dishwasher, oven, cooktop, microwaveModern bathrooms one main; with separate large bath and shower .Another smaller bathroom off the Sunroom areaLaundry/Garage – washing machine & dryer. Double kayak, single kayak, life jacketsSunroom with dining table, gas BBQ, views to the LakeA bike and bush walking track out front to explore the Lake’s perimeter and wildlifeSwim or fish right out front in the shallow lake or kayak the waterwaysPet blankets providedNo Smoking inside the Cottage. Care to be taken outside not to burn cushionsSanctuary Point, St George’s Basin and Vincentia shops are nearby** How is the property laid out? **

Sorrento Lakeside is a double storey A-Frame Cottage with four bedrooms and two bathrooms; one large main bathroom and a smaller one off the sunroom

Ground floor

One queen bedroom; built in wardrobeLarge modern bathroom; floor to ceiling tiles; large separate bath tub; generous shower recess; vanity and toilet; hairdryer providedModern Kitchen on the ground floor – well equipped, kitchen with splash back,
electric cook top, oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, dishwasher and fridge:

The Pantry contains some coffee, tea, sugar, oil, salt and paper, tomato sauce, table cloths, candles, torch and more to ensure a comfortable stayAs well as providing all cutlery and crockery; glad wrap, alfoil, garbage bags, paper towels, serviettes, dishwashing liquid and other items are provided. Just have a look and help yourselfLounge room

A combined, timber-floored dining and lounge room with WIFI, leather chaise lounge; TV, DVD player, DVDs, gamesLarge dining table, extra chairsThis area looks out to the deck and the lakeUpstairs:Three more bedrooms

The spacious master bedroom with queen bed, built-in wardrobe, small TV and balcony overlooking the lake, with a cat-door leading out to the balconyAnother queen bedroom And a twin bedroom with two single beds** WiFi, Netflix, Pay TV – will I have it? **

Complimentary WIFI is provided.Please note however that neither the agency nor the owner canguarantee 100% that the WiFi will always work (due to the area) and no compensation will be payable ifproblematic. If important, please therefore always have a backup plan.

** What about outdoors? **

On the roadside entry to the property there is a walled-in tropical garden and circular driveway providing security and privacy. This area is ideal for dogs as the fences are very highOn the lake side, the garden has a lower fence and a gate opening to the reserve/lake, and a walking / bike track which goes for kilometres.There is a lake side deck looking out towards the water with a comfortable outdoor lounge setting, table and chairs.Sunroom / BBQ Area – There is newly renovated smaller bathroom with a vanity, shower and toilet; ideal for use after swimming in the lake.

The sunroom entertainment area has a gas BBQ and fold back doors to let the outside in and the kayaks out

Laundry facilities in the garage include a washing machine, dryer and iron.

** Staying warm or keeping cool?! **

Doonas, blankets, electric blankets and heaters are provided for winterEffective gas heater in the lounge room heats the CottageCeiling fans in all three top floor bedroomsThe downstairs living room has a ceiling fan for summerNo aircon** What about sheets, towels and other supplies? **

Sheets, towels, bath mats, hand towels, and tea towels are provided.
The beds are made up for you. Bring your own beach towels.

** Parking for cars, boats etc? **

The double garage fits one small car. The large circular driveway allows for another two to three medium sized cars.

** Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay? **

Pets – Sorrento Lakeside is a pet friendly property, subject to the following rules:

The yards are fully fenced: The main tropical garden has high pet-secure fence. The Lakeside yard has a low fence – safe for small dogsPet blankets are providedDo not allow wet or dirty dogs in or through the housePlease bag and dispose of doggy waste appropriately and clean the lawns of any waste** What are the minimum stay rules? **

There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, four nights at Easter and seven night blocks during peak season. Peak Season runs from mid-December to the end of January.

** Are there any special Peak Season rules? **

Please note that during peak season, our properties have designated changeover days to make the cleaning rosters manageable. We also do not schedule arrivals on the Christmas, Boxing, and New Years Day public holidays.

** 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.

Seagrass Beach House at Hyams – 4pm Check Out Sundays

Seagrass beach house is a casual, comfortable, older style pet friendly home that is a very easy walk to the middle beach at Hyams. The yard is fully fenced for kids and dogs, and the front deck has a lovely aspect. The kitchen and bathrooms are in their original state and the house is true to the photos shown. Please book it accordingly. Seagrass is however a very affordable, basic and adequate option…and is of course great if you have pets.

** Where will I be? **

Seagrass Beach House is located on the upper side of Tulip Street, only a short walk to Boat Ramp Beach and not far from the White Sands coastal walk.

** Why choose Seagrass Beach House? **

Seagrass Beach House is pet friendly with a large enclosed backyard. It has a cosy wood fireplace, ample living space and great views of Jervis Bay from the front.

** How is the property laid out? **

The house has multiple living areas, two dining and twositting areas. There are three bedrooms: twoqueen bedrooms and one bedroom with a bunk and twosingle beds. There is a deck at the front to which one of the queen bedrooms has access.** **There is a bathroom and an additional shower and toilet in the laundry located at the back of the house.

** 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? **

The front deck is a nice size and has an outdoor dining setting that seats eight. From here, you will enjoy the beautiful views of Jervis Bay.The backyard is a nice size and is fully fenced and is pet friendly. There is a gas BBQ and an outdoor shower.

** Staying warm or keeping cool?! **

Seagrass is equipped 2 gas heaters and a pedestal fan.

** What about sheets, towels and other supplies? **

Linen is supplied at Seagrass Beach House. Please remember to bring your favourite beach towels.

** Parking for cars, boats etc? **

There is off street parking for up to threecars.

** Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay? **

Seagrass Beach House is a pet friendly property subject to the following rules:

please keep your dog outside as much as possiblethe rear yard is fully fenced, however please check for yourself that your dog cannot get outplease bring along your own dog bedno dogs on furniture or beds, pleaseplease bag and dispose of doggy waste appropriately, leaving the lawns as you found them** What are the minimum stay rules? **

There is a minimum twonight stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, fournights at Easter and sevennight blocks during peak season. Peak season runs from mid-December to the end of the Australia Day long weekend in January.

** Are there any special Peak Season rules? **

Please note that during peak season, our properties have designated changeover days so as to make the cleaning rosters manageable.We also do not schedule arrivals on the Christmas, Boxing, and New Years Day public holidays.

** 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.

Aylmerton House + Cottage for 14, Southern Highlands – 4pm Check Out Sundays

Aylmerton House is an iconic Southern Highlands home – one of the best in the district – that sleeps 14 in sumptuous comfort and luxury. This beautiful sandstone home was built in the 1870’s and has 5 acres of lawns and gardens. The main house plus connected cottage has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, multiple living rooms, two fireplaces and lovely wrap around verandahs- making it a perfect gathering point for friends or families. Aylmerton House is the quintessential Southern Highlands experience!

** Where will I be? **

Aylmerton House is located in a very pretty farming area, just to the north of Mittagong. The property is flanked by cattle farms of beautiful weekenders, and is itself a lovely 5 acre property, complete with lawns, gardens, dam and walking tracks. The property is located on the corner of Old South Road and Aylmerton Road, yet is very quiet and secluded. The towns of Mittagong and Bowral, plus any golf courses,wineries, wedding venues, restaurants or cafes are all an easy drive from the house.This is a stunning, historic home, well worth a bit of extra driving – if needed – in order to stay here!

Indicative distances are:10 km to Bowral town centre,11km to Gibraltar Hotel,11km to Peppers Craigieburn,12 km to Centennial Vineyards, 15km to Bendooley Estate,6 km to Mittagong,19km to Berrima,100 km to Sydney and180 km to Canberra.

Please also scroll down to see the exact location of Aylmerton Houseon Google Maps.

** Why choose Aylmerton House? **

A visit to the Southern Highlands is all about experiencing beautiful countryside, sitting around a cosy fireplace, driving throughworking farms, and if you are lucky, staying in one of the historic homesteads that are found in the area. Built around1870, Aylmerton House is certainly a historic home and is one of the few iconic properties that is available for holiday renting. You can therefore make for an incredibly special stay – a quintessential Southern Highlands experience – by staying at Aylmerton House!

** How is the property laid out? **

The property consists of the main homestead, which adjoins a separate cottage and garden bedroom via a covered walkway.

As per the floorplans provided, the main homestead sleeps 10 across 5 bedrooms and 3 sharedbathrooms. It also has 2 living areas, a large dining room, and a classic country kitchen.

The adjoining cottage sleeps 4 across 2 bedrooms and one bathroom. The cottage also has its own kitchen area. Note that the second bedroom has an external door and is not accessed from inside the cottage. This is evident in the photos.

** Do I use the main house or the cottage or both? **

You will have use of both the Main House and the Cottage. Both are connected via a covered walkway.

** Wi-Fi, internet, Netflix or pay tv- will I have it? **

This property provides complimentary WiFi and a password will be provided in your pre-arrival email, or will be available at the property. Please note however that neither the agency nor the owner can guarantee 100% that the Wi-Fi will work, and no compensation will be payable if problematic. If important, please therefore always have a backup plan.

** What about outdoors? **

Aylmerton House stands on 5 acres of lawns and gardens including commemorative and sculpture gardens,large lawn areas, mature trees and a large dam. The house and cottage also havecovered verandas. There is a nook or hiding spot for each season and every occasion!

Please however take extreme care with young children on this property as the dam is NOT fenced.

** Keeping warm or keeping cool?! **

During the cooler months and winter, the house has gas central heating, 3 fire places, electric heaters for the bedrooms, and electric blankets on the beds. In the warmer months, the house can be opened up to catch any available breeze. The sandstone walls also keep the main house very cool by comparison to other construction methods.

** What about sheets, towels and other supplies? **

High quality sheets and towels are provided at Aylmerton House.

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 is ample off street parking for 6 – 8 vehicles. Please park only on the gravel driveway areas, not the lawns – thanks.

** Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay? **

Yes, your favourite pet is welcome to stay at Aylmerton House, and please note the following:

– the yard is not fully fenced

– please keep your pets off all furniture and beds

– please clean up behind your pet

** What are the minimum stay rules? **

There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, and four nights at Easter.

** Are there any special Peak Season rules? **

Please note that during peak season, our properties have designated changeover days to make the cleaning rosters manageable. We also do not schedule arrivals on the Christmas, Boxing, and New Years Day public holidays.

** Is there any special information I should know about? **

Aylmerton House has a large dam on the property that is NOT fully fenced. Please take extreme care with young children on the property.

** 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.

** Past guest reviews **

What a wonderful place. Perfect for a getaway with friends or family. Very easy drive from Sydney and close to Bowral. Highly recommend to anyone. Very comfortable, spacious and warm for winter with fires.

Rashelle, July 2017

“Beautifully furnished, country sheik house. The beds are so comfortable and the gardens are amazing. Would recommend to anyone wanting the perfect getaway”

Nicole, April 2017

“The house is beautiful. The gardens are just divine. Fabulous for a big group. Gorgeous interior and very comfortable. Would definitely come again.”

Charlotte, November 2016

“Our party of twelve had an exceptional weekend, the house is grand and lived up to every one of our expectations.”

John, November 2016

“Fantastic property. Comfortable, warm and inviting.”

ANTONIAS COTTAGE, Berry, Berry & Surrounds – 4pm Check Out Sundays!

Stay in your own Berry hideaway, which is just a short walk from town, yet set in a private garden oasis with mountain views. Through the gate and down the ivy and wisteria passageway, you will find a beautiful Italianate cottage.

** Where will I be? **

Antonia’s Cottage is located a 15 minute walk from the main street of Berry, close to theshops, cafes and restaurants. The famous Seven Mile Beach at Gerroa is an 11 minute drive away.

Please scroll down to see this property’s exact location on Google maps.

** Why choose Antonia’s Cottage? **

Antonia’s Cottage is an ideal location for a Berry stay if you are attending a wedding- it’s close to all the popular Berry wedding venues. Close to town, perfect for a girls weekend away or three couples. Antonia’s Cottage also provides a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival.

** How is the property laid out? **

Antonia’s Cottage has three queen size bedrooms,The Marilyn Room: with queen bed, bedside tables and lights, built in wardrobes, the Jungle Room: with queen bed, bedside tables and lights, built in wardrobes and the Blossom Room: with queen bed, bedside tables and lights, built in wardrobes. There is one bathroom with shower, vanity and separate toilet.

The air conditioned living room has large comfortable sofas with a flat screen TV, and doors that open to an alfresco terrace area. The dining area and kitchen are combined and there is also a laundry with washer, dryer and second toilet.

** WiFi, Netflix, Pay TV – will I have it? **

This property provides complimentary WiFi and a password will be provided in your pre-arrival email, or will be available at the property. In addition, the smart tv has Netflix available.

Please note however that neither the agency nor the owner can guarantee 100% that the WiFi will work, and no compensation will be payable if problematic. If important, please therefore always have a back up plan for accessing WiFi.

** What about outdoors? **

The alfresco terrace area is fully fenced and paved with dining table, chairs, fountain and gas BBQ. Antonia’s Cottage also has a small grass area and undercover patio with bench at the front of the property.

** Staying warm or keeping cool?! **

Antonia’s Cottage has reverse cycle air conditioning in the living room and electric blankets on the beds for the cooler months.

** What about sheets, towels and other supplies? **

Sheets, pillows, electric blankets,doonas, linen and bath towels are provided at this property. Please however bring your favourite beach towel!

** Parking for cars, boats etc? **

There is off street, open air parking for up to three cars on the driveway to the left of the house. The garage is locked and not available for guests use.

** Is my dog or cat also welcome to stay? **

Sorry, this property is not pet friendly. Please contact us for a list of our many pet friendly options.

** What are the minimum stay rules? **

There is a minimum two night stay for all bookings, which changes to three nights on long weekends, four nights at Easter and seven night blocks during peak season. Peak season runs from mid-December to the end of January.

** Are there any special Peak Season rules? **

Please note that during peak season, our properties have designated changeover days to make the cleaning rosters manageable. We also do not schedule arrivals on the Christmas, Boxing, and New Years Day public holidays.

** 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 call only after hours, please.