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Western's View, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island

View overlooking the bay from Western's View deck
13 reviews
View overlooking the bay from Western's View deck
Sun setting with lovley views
Lovely sea views right on the doorstep
Enjoy sea views from all places on the wrap around deck
Queen bed and bunks with sea views
Queen bed
New kitchen with gorgeous sea views. Take in the scenery whilst cooking up a storm!
Open plan living dining
Lounge with sea and back garden views
Lounge with combustion heater and R/C zircon
Tranquil Western's View
View the frolicking dolphins from the house!
Secure back yard with ocean views
Secure back yard with ocean views
Big back yard with a large variety of fruit trees
Watch the dolphins frolicking!
Safe pristine Penneshaw Bay
The sunset reflects on Western's View
Superb Blue Wren in front yard. Watch them play in the bird bath
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Western's View offers the best of many worlds. Close to the sea with glorious views of the bay, the beach house is located on a no through road, offering a wonderful quiet ambience and allowing guests to appreciate the abundant wildlife. Featuring a wrap around deck, one can take in sea views from all aspects and enjoy alfresco dining in all weather, protected from prevailing breezes. Enjoy ocean views from all rooms inside too!
In winter, curl up in front of our cosy combustion heater. All wood is provided. The house also has convenient reverse cycle air-conditioning. Newly renovated, the house has polished floor boards, tasteful furnishings air conditioning and and a new kitchen which is very well equipped, including a dishwasher.

The 2 bedrooms accommodate 6 people. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other larger bedroom has 1...
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About the Owner, Jan W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 49 reviews and 2 properties
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Guests are provided with information for their stay and check themselves into the property.
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Excellent - based on 13 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

We stayed at Western's view from 12-15 Feb and found it ideal for our stay. It was easy to find and beautifully situated quietly above Penneshaw beach at the end of the road. The information provided by the owners prior to our stay was excellent & the cottage was well appointed and stocked...we had everything we needed & more. We...

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Thank for your review Michele. We're very pleased you enjoyed the comfort and location of Western's View.


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Ross P
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

House is spacious, clean, very well-equipped, comfortable beds and very close to the beach and the ferry terminal. Well-priced. Nice quiet area. If it had wifi, it would be perfect. Highly recommended.

Management response:

Thank you Ross for your 5 star review We are so pleased you enjoyed the comfort, amenities, location, affordability and tranquility of Western's View. We are working hard on gaining wifi access.


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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Awesome location and beautiful views from the deck. Had a wonderful time staying here. Great amenities and very comfortable place to stay. Was clean and had everything we needed. We stayed for 3 days and would definitely stay here again. Would be great for a longer stay too.

Management response:

Thank you for your glowing review! We're very pleased you loved the location and views and that Western's View had everything you needed for a comfortable stay. We would love to have you stay at our home again, possibly for a longer duration. The island is very large and so guests need time to see the sights and also relax...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We ask that guests follow Arrival/Departure instructions which are provided upon booking and that they treat our home with respect. Upon departure: Please clear and wipe fridge...
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
    1 Bunk
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R 1 299
R 1 347
29 Apr 2018 -
31 May 2018
2 nights
R 1 347
1 Jun 2018 -
6 Jul 2018
2 nights
R 1 299
7 Jul 2018 -
21 Jul 2018
July holidays
2 nights
R 1 443
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning: R 577 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Situated on the northeast coast of the island, Penneshaw is a beautiful seaside village with superb views across Backstairs Passage to the mainland. Sealink Ferry Terminal is a 10 minute walk from Western's View. Surrounded by decks, Western's View is elevated and overlooks pristine Penneshaw bay and Backstairs Passage. It is an easy 2 minute walk to the beach which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. It is an ideal location for relaxing and organising island tours.Enjoy the local penguins, birdlife and wallabies from the deck! A 10 minute walk to ferry and shops. Walk to Sealink Office to book island tours! Ironstone Hill hiking trail is located 2 minutes walk from Western's View.
Getting around
A car is recommended for touring the island. However, if you wish not to take a car Western's View is a 10 minute walk from the terminal and the Sealink Office is located in Penneshaw where guests can book bus tours.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Kingscote Airport: 60.0 km
Ferry: Sealink Ferry Terminal Penneshaw: 1.0 km
Overseas visitors will arrive at Adelaide Airport. The drive to Sealink Ferry Terminal at Cape Jervis takes about two hours from Adelaide. Visitors disembark at Penneshaw ferry terminal. Western's View is a 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk from the terminal. If visitors wish to hire a car at either Adelaide Airport or at Penneshaw Ferry Terminal we recommend using Hertz or Budget Car Rentals.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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