Four Loralyn on the water, St Georges Basin – 4pm Check Out Sundays

Four Loralyn is a fully refurbished and beautifully equipped waterfront house – comfortably accommodating 8 adults and 4 children in 4 bedrooms and over 2 levels. The home has two upstairs decks, one with magnificent water views, and the downstairs rooms flow through to lawns that run down to the water’s edge. This home away from home is the perfect entertainer for a big family gathering, with plenty of secure covered and off-street parking for boats and car!

** Please note: **

Please take care with young children at the water’s edge. The St Georges Basin is generally a safe and shallow water environment, but children should be supervised at all times.

** Where will I be? **

Four Loralyn is in St George’s Basin, a suburb that takes its name from the beautiful basin of water that is right in front of the property – offering peaceful views, fantastic birdlife, watersports and fishing. The house is in a quiet stretch of Loralyn Avenue just around the corner from the local boat ramp. The local shops are also close by and the beautiful beaches of Jervis Bay, Booderee National Park, Huskisson or Vincentia are all15 minutes away by car.

Please also scroll down to see the exact location of Four Loralyn on Google Maps.

** Why choose Four Loralyn? **

Four Loralyn oozes relaxation and tranquility. Its waterfront setting, beautiful views, and large lawn areas force you to relax! The home is also very well furnished and equipped – true to the photos – offering a fantastic gathering point for family and friends. The house also has plenty of off-street parking to keep your vehicles and any boat secure.

** How is the property laid out? **

Four Loralyn is a double two storey house with 3 bedrooms, 1 childrens bedroom, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets and a large open plan kitchen, dining, living area upstairs – with an expansive large deck that enjoys stunning views over St George’s Basin.

Downstairs – has an entry hall, state of the art internal laundry combined with a shower and toilet, one bedroom with two king single beds and trundles, and a huge second bedroom with two queen beds (each with its own recess). Both bedrooms on this level have access to a covered outdoor sitting area and the lawns.

Upstairs – has a landing area, one good sized king bedroom, one queen bedroom and a good large shared bathroom with bath, shower and toilet. There is also a large, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area – complete with wood fire and a good sized expansive entertaining deck with BBQ.

Overall, the house has plenty of comfortable and well appointed spaces for a group of 12!

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

This property does have Wi-Fi and a username and password will be provided for that in your pre-arrival email. You may use the house Wi-Fi with no guarantee of reliability or bandwidth by us or the owner.If internet access is critical during you stay, please make sure that you have a Plan B.

A smart TV is provided, however, BYO Netflix accounts etc.

** What about outdoors? **

Four Loralyn is a 1,423m2 block of land, so there is plenty of outdoor space for everyone! Outdoor features include plenty of off street parking, a covered carport area for the kids, an undercover outdoor area downstairs, two decks upstairs, and then of course the lovely lawns that flow down to the water’s edge where you will find an outdoor fire pit and picnic table at the waters edge – perfect for watching the sunsets! Access to the water for swimming is also easy with no steep drop off and relatively shallow water.

** Keeping warm or keeping cool?! **

Four Loralyn has a reverse cycle air conditioning (for heating and cooling in the main living area upstairs), ceiling fans in every bedroom and a panel heater downstairs. On a cooler day or for a winter weekend away, the wood heater upstairs will keep you warm and give great atmosphere to the room!

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

High quality sheets and towels are provided at Four Loralyn, beds will be made up for your arrival. Please bring your own beach towels!

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 parking at the property for four cars, and plenty of off street parking.

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

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

– Fenced yard – the yard is not fully fenced

– Furniture and beds – please keep your pets off all furniture and beds

– Clean up – 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, four nights at Easter and seven night 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.”

Annabel’s Place at Vincentia – 4pm Check Out Sundays

Annabel’s Place is a casual, comfortable and very affordable beach house – perfect for families. It is a five minute walk to beautiful Orion Beach, and because of its elevated position, has views to the bay from the upstairs deck. Its location, roominess and tranquility will pleasantly surprise you. BYO sheets and towels at Annabel’s – please note this.

** Where will I be? **

Annabel’s Place is located in a quiet pocket of Vincentia, with National Parks land at therear. It is in an elevated position, with lovely views of Jervis Bay from the large upstairs deck. The closest beach is about a five minute walk away – along Caroline Street.The Vincentia shops and all other amenities are also very close by car.

** Why choose Annabel’s Place? **

Annabel’s Place has a quiet setting and is very well laid out for families with children or a large gathering. There is plenty of space to run around and lovely views if you just want to sit and relax on the main deck.

** How is the property laid out? **

Annabel’s Place is a generous, two storey house, configured as follows:

The downstairs level has a living area with slow combustion wood fire place, a king bedroom, good sized shared bathroom that has been newly renovated, and two additional bedrooms (one with a tri-bunk bed, and the second with a tri-bunk bed and single bed). There is also an outside rear sitting area under cover, an external laundry with second shower and toilet, and a good sized back yard.

The upstairs level has a combined living, dining, kitchen area and a large outside, covered deck. Both the kitchen and deck have lovely views of Jervis Bay. There is also a large queen bedroom on this level, with its own toilet.

** WiFi, 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? **

Annabel’s Place has good lawn areas, an outdoor seating area downstairs, a large covered area for the kids behind the garage, and the large upstairs deck. Overall, there are plenty of options for relaxing outside, or for dispersing the kids!There is an outdoor shower offering hot and cold water located on the side of the house for washing off the beach sand.

** Keeping warm or keeping cool?! **

Annabel’s Place has some air conditioning and celing fans, as well as a lovely, slow burning wood combustion fire place for winter.

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

Annabel’s Place does not supply linen. Linen is to be supplied by tenant or to be arranged with a linen service which we can provide the contact number for. Should you choose to supply your own linen the following will be required: sheets, pillow cases, bath and beach towels, hand towels, bath mats, and face cloths.

** Parking for cars, boats etc? **

Three cars can fit easily on the driveway, and there is plenty of on street parking if necessary.

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

Annabel’s Place 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 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.

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

Please remember to organise your own linen! Linen hire can be arranged and delivered by **LINK REMOVED** or call them on0401 284 046, mention you have booked through The Holidays Collection to receive our discounted rates.

** 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.