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Kestrel Downs - awe inspiring northern view from our property across Pelican Lagoon
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Kestrel Downs - awe inspiring northern view from our property across Pelican Lagoon
Spacious open plan living
Dine to water views
Relax in comfort
Harmony
Sparkling new kitchen
Master bedroom
2-way bathroom
Kestrel Downs - stunning bird's eye view to the Southern Ocean
Flying fish welcome
Relax on the verandah
Shy visitors at our bird bath
Northern aspect
Verandah view - glorious sunrise over Pelican Lagoon
A tranquil spot
Feathered friends at our bird bath
Stonework in local limestone
Spring time at Kestrel downs
Spring time at Kestrel Downs
Walk across Kestrel Downs to climb the towering dune of Prospect Hill
Our local beach - beautiful Pennington Bay
Evening at Pennington Bay
Early morning at Pennington Bay
Morning light, Pennington Bay
Walk quietly - endangered Hooded Plovers at Pennington Bay
Residents of our local habitat, Pelican Lagoon
Black Swans at Pelican Lagoon - our local habitat
Calm waters of nearby Island Beach
Wander the serene Cannery Walk
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Kangaroo Island, South Australia

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“Get away from it all and relax!”
Reviewed 4 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

The house was EXACTLY as described and as usual the TA reviews were on the money. Such a peaceful house where you can get away from it all and enjoy what KI has to offer. You are not going to walk to any restaurants but they are only a short drive away. Fare trade for the serenity and privacy of this great house. The excellent television service let you keep in touch if you wanted to or you can enjoy the library of DVDs supplied. You can see the kangaroos and variety of birds out at the bird feeder while sipping on a nice KI wine.

The owner Sally was extremely pleasant and easy to deal with and answers e-mails very quickly.

Please give this house a try if you need KI accommodations.

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Liked best: The privacy and serenity.
Liked least: The distance to town.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers People with pets
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Melbourne
Reviewed 11 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

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Perth
Reviewed 14 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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Sydney
Reviewed 21 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Melbourne
Reviewed 18 March 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Management Response
18 Mar 2013
Thanks for the great comments, Mark. you were a wonderful guest and we hope to see you in the future.

However, I would like to respond to your comment regarding "distance to food" -
The American River township is only 7 km from Kestrel Downs. It has a general store with supermarket lines, fruit and veg, stationary, hardware and petrol; also a shop which sells fresh, local oysters, a restaurant, a post office, a church, a boat launching ramp etc.
There is a larger town with additional retail variety 22km away.
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