MILHOUSE, Berry – 4pm Check Out Sundays (except Peak season)!

Milhouse is a beautiful country retreat set on 3.5 acres and it accommodates up to 19 guests (maximum 14 adults please), across 8 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. This beautiful property is only 1.5 kms from the heart of Berry. The original farmhouse was built over 120 years ago and is complemented by a commercial kitchen with cool room, and a modern accommodation wing. Other features of this fantastic property include a tennis court, swimming pool, fire pit, herb and vegetable garden for guest use, parking for over 10 vehicles, and beautiful gardens to enjoy. 5 of the 8 bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms and sitting areas, giving guests added privacy when they want it.

** Please note ** – Milhouse has unfenced ponds in its grounds, so please take great care with young children. Milhouse does not host weddings, however is a perfect option for wedding guest accommodation. Finally, as explained further below, Milhouse has external security cameras.

** Where will I be? **

Milhouse is located approximately 1.5km from Berry, taking 2 minutes by car or 20 minutes on foot. Seven Mile Beach is a 10 minute drive away.

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** Why choose Milhouse? **

In the past, Milhouse was run as a traditional bed and breakfast. The property has been beautifully restored by new owners and is now rented as a large, single residence – perfect for a family gathering, corporate retreat, or a getaway for friends. The property has ample indoor / outdoor living spaces, and 5 out of 8 bedrooms enjoy ensuites and sitting areas, meaning that guests can enjoy more privacy than in a typical holiday rental. The picturesque town of Berry with its popular shops, cafes and restaurants is only a short drive away, as is Seven Mile Beach. Or if you stay at “home” you will be well catered for with a swimming pool, tennis court, games room, fire pit, vegetable garden, and beautiful grounds to explore.

** How is the property laid out? **

The main entrance takes you into a foyer area. Directly ahead you will see the outdoor terrace, complete with large outdoor dining setting. Turning left will take you into the original farmhouse, consisting of 2 bedrooms, study, media room and bathroom. Turning right takes you into the modern extension. The heart of the building is the large living & dining and kitchen area. A long hallway leads to 6 additional bedrooms.

The house is serviced by a commercial grade kitchen, complete with walk in coolroom. A separate freezer is located in the laundry.

There are 5 en-suite bathrooms, one shared bathroom, and a guest powder room adjacent to the kitchen and main living room.

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

This property provides complimentary WiFi and a password will be provided in your pre-arrival email. There is a smart tv in the living room so you can stream your favourite shows.

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.

** What about outdoors? **

Milhouse is set on 3.5 acres. There are extensive gardens which include a swimming pool, full sized tennis court and fire pit. There is a large outdoor patio with a gas BBQ and large outdoor setting. There is also a large vegetable & herb garden that guests are welcome to help themselves to.

Please note – there is an unfenced creek and garden ponds on the property so young children must be supervised at all times.

** Staying warm or keeping cool?! **

There are wood burning fireplaces in the living & dining room, and another in the master bedroom. An adequate supply of firewood will be provided for the fireplaces and fire pits. Thereafter, guests will be required to purchase additional firewood in Berry town.

Various guest rooms and ensuites also have under floor heating and some have ceiling fans. There is air conditioning in the entrance, sun room and living & dining areas.

**Security at Milhouse**

Please note that given the quality and nature of the Milhouse, there are several external cameras set up on the property for security and to monitor guest numbers. There are no internal cameras. The cameras do not have a live feed, however can be referred to if there are any issues that need further investigation.

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

High quality sheets and towels are provided at Milhouse. Please bring your own beach towels however.

** Parking for cars, boats etc? **

There is parking available for 6 cars in the car park near the front door. An additional 10 cars can be parked in the empty paddock on the other side of the tennis court.

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

Sorry, Milhouse is not pet friendly. Please check our website for other 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 calls only after hours, please.

EARLSBRAE, Bowral, Southern Highlands – 4pm Check Out Sundays (except Peak season)!

Earlsbrae is an iconic and luxurious Bowral home.Built in the 1870s, the property has been stylishly renovated, yet still maintains the beautiful period architecture that connects its guests to a rich history. Set on 7 acres of beautiful established gardens, Earlsbrae can accommodate up to 19 guests across 9 bedrooms. Once in house, it is a pleasant stroll or short drive to Bowrals shops, cafes and restaurants. Or if you prefer to stay in, there is plenty to keep you entertained and comfortable including a clay tennis court, billiards room, grand piano, easy access to Mt Gibraltars walking trails, smart TVs, a modern, fully equipped kitchen and 5 renovated bathrooms. Please also note that due to the high standards of this beautiful home, party groups are not accepted, smoking inside is not permitted, and a cash bond of $2,000 applies to every booking.

** Weddings, events, and corporate retreats at Earlsbrae **

Unless you have written permission from us or the owner, weddings, events, large celebrations, parties or any other event are NOT allowed at Earlsbrae. If you do have a special occasion or celebration in mind that falls within reasonable use of the property by you as a guest, please contact us with full details so that we can consider your request. If you hold an unapproved event at Earlsbrae, your full cash bond will be forfeited.

For an additional fee, Earlsbrae is able to offer small Corporate Retreats, including use of a purpose built facility with meeting room, bathroom, kitchen and outdoor terracing. Please contact us for more details.

** Security at Earlsbrae **

Due to the quality and nature of Earlsbrae, external security cameras are located at both entry gates, and at the external doors of the house. There are no internal cameras. The security cameras are used as needed to monitor vehicle movements and to ensure that the property is used for agreed purposes by the agreed number of guests.

** Where will I be? **

Earlsbrae is located a 15 minute stroll or quick drive from Bowral’s restaurants, cafes and shops. The surrounding towns of Mittagong, Berrima and Moss Vale, as well as local wineries and key wedding venues are also all within easy driving distance.

** Why choose Earlsbrae? **

Earlsbrae offers guests a beautifully modernised, period home located in one of Bowrals most desirable areas. The tennis court, billiards room and seven acres of garden to explore means that even large groups will not feel confined here. If you do wish to leave the luxurious confines of the property, you are within walking distance of Bowral, and easy driving distance to all that the Southern Highlands has to offer.

** How is the property laid out? **

Earlsbrae is accessed through an ornate cast iron gate which leads to a driveway that winds through the property’s established gardens. Guests then have access to the large and stately main house that sleeps 14 and a separate loft style cottage that sleeps 5.

The main house has three bedrooms downstairs, two bedrooms upstairs, and two additional bedrooms, one of which is a very good quality queen sofa bed in a study room. The master bedroom downstairs has its own large en-suite, two bedrooms downstairs share a bathroom, and each of the upstairs bedrooms has it own shower / toilet bathroom – a total of four bathrooms for five bedrooms.

The cottage has one bedroom upstairs with a double bed and single bed, plus a good quality queen sofa bed downstairs. The cottage has its own ktichen, living area and a shared toilet / shower bathroom upstairs.

The main house has a number of generous, luxurious and beautiful common areas – a large open plan kitchen / dining room, a formal lounge, a second formal dining room, a large billiard room, an internal laundry, outdoor entertaining decks, a fire pit, and extra bathrooms for visitors.

** Wi-Fi, Internet, Netflix or Pay TV will I have it? **

This property provides complimentary Wi-Fi 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 100% guarantee that the Wi-Fi will work, and no compensation will be payable if problematic. If internet access isimportantto you, please have a backup plan.Smart TV’s are provided in the main house with access to Netflix and other streaming services.

** What about outdoors? **

Earlsbrae has extensive gardens and grounds, with multiple places to sit outdoors and entertain. There is a full sized clay tennis court and the walking trails of Mount Gibraltar are within close proximity perfect for getting some exercise!

** Keeping warm or keeping cool?! **

In the main house, Earlsbrae has central gas heating thoughout that rises from floor vents and 2 working fireplaces that can be used for the cooler months. The two upstairs bedrooms have split system air conditioners for either heating or cooling. The open plan ktichen / dining room also has its own split system air conditioner, and the two adjacent bedrooms have electric heaters. Finally, some of the bathrooms have under floor heating.

The cottage has its own fireplace and firewood suppy, as well as a split system airconditioner downstairs and upstairs.

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

High quality sheets and towels are provided at Earlsbrae.

** Parking for cars, boats etc? **

Off street parking is available for multiple cars.

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

Sorry, Earlsbrae is not a pet friendly property.

** 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.