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Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house

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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Kangaroo Valley, Shoalhaven, New South Wales
Grey Gums is a recently constructed, unique and charming owner-built house, hand crafted from recycled materials and sandstone coloured Timbercrete bricks. Surrounded by tall gums, there are 12 acres for you to explore. The house features quality woodwork, fittings and furnishings for you to enjoy. It is light and spacious and exudes serenity.

There is a very well equipped kitchen inside and a barbeque outside. It is a great place for 4 couples to get ready for a Kangaroo Valley wedding, a venue for family or friends to get together for any outdoor pursuit you choose. There is an ensuite for the master bedroom, the main bathroom is a 3 way shower and bathroom and there is an outdoor hot shower and bathtub for you to enjoy under the stars or sit around the fire pit outside and chat.

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Listing #FKN4435380
About the Owner
Dennis N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
We live nearby on site and will try to meet you during your stay. The keys are left for you to check in whenever you like. We know you value your holiday time and will not bother you, but are available to help you with your stay. There is adequate information on the house and area, but we don't mind at all answering questions and helping you further with your stay. We are available by phone or email at any time.
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We stayed for a weekend with my brother and his two little ones. Our children spent hours playing outside at the pool table and table tennis as well as few games of cricket and soccer. The house is lovely and homely as well as spotlessly...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank JackieTastic
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

We are glad you had a wonderful time at Grey Gums and I am disappointed about those kangaroos too. I have just given them a stern talking to and I am sure they will be more cooperative next time. We would love to have you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Grey Gums for a family wedding which was at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat. It was great it was only a 15min drive. When we arrived at Grey Gums Dennis had the fire burning which was so welcoming and warm as it was...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank HidTambo123
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thanks for your glowing review, we are so glad it all worked so well for you. You live in an amazing part of the world too which we will visit sometime.

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stayed in this beautiful house for our son’s wedding at nearby Wildwood. It is a spacious, extremely well appointed house with everything you could need. It was lovely and clean when we arrived. A great feature was the lounge room fireplace which was already...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank leonp606
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks for coming to stay with us Leon, it was lovely to meet you and your family and talk about Montana and other things.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We do not allow events or parties on the property without prior written consent and only in limited circumstances.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Kings
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
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Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 953 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Mid week booking on Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed for 1 person or 1 couple - $200 per night
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About the neighbourhood
Grey Gums is situated on 12 acres with 2 marked walking trails to explore. You can also walk to the river through the adjacent 35 acre Kangaroo River Nature Reserve for a swim or to fish. It is a beautiful, unmarked walk along the creek and is not to be missed for the adventurous nature lovers.
It is only 3 mins by car or a 20 minute stroll to Kangaroo Valley's boutique cafes, shops and galleries to browse. There are a number of excellent road and mountain bike trails to enjoy. Rent canoes to paddle the Kangaroo River or fish for carp and bass. Horse riding, swimming, tennis, golf, cooking lessons .......... Situated half way between the Highlands and the Coast, Kangaroo Valley is an excellent base for exploring these regions.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Sydney: 145.0 km
Railway: Bowral or Bomaderry: 40.0 km
Take the Hume Highway south from Sydney. Turn off to Mittagong and follow B73 through Mittagong and Bowral to Kangaroo Valley. Or take the Prince's Highway south from Sydney. Turn at Berry to Kangaroo Valley or go on to Nowra and take the B73 to Kangaroo Valley.
From Canberra, take the Hume Highway north. Exit onto Illawarra Highway and follow this through to Moss Vale. Turn on to Nowra Road/B73 and follow to Kangaroo Valley. We are just 3 minutes out of Kangaroo Valley and have lots of parking.
We will email you the specific instructions to our house upon your final payment.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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